7 Can’t Miss Weekend Events

Every week Long Island Pulse editors help you plan your weekend. From Montauk to Manhattan these are the events you can’t miss. Think of it as your weekend agenda. Share your weekend using #LIPulse.


What: Maritime Festival
Where: Greenport
When: Friday, Sept. 22-Sunday, Sept. 24
Why Go: Celebrate Long Island’s nautical history by enjoying the weekend’s kickoff parade, showcase of classic wooden boats, delicious food and local beers and wines. Click to go


What: Long Island Fresh Hop Festival
Where: LI Hops at Plant Connection
When: Saturday, Sept. 23, 12:30pm-4pm
Why Go: Taste some of Long Island’s finest beers made with fresh hops. Local brewers will explain their processes as guests try popular local ales. Click to go


What: Long Island Bacon Bash
Where: Pennysaver Amphitheater
When: Saturday, Sept. 23, 12 noon-8pm
Why Go: This bacon-filled event features a wide array of treats ranging from bacon mac ‘n cheese to bacon donuts. Pair food with ice cold beer and live music. Click to go

Wading River

What: Wildwood Fall Festival
Where: Wildwood State Park
When: Saturday, Sept. 23, 10am-4pm
Why Go: This family festival on the North Shore incorporates craft vendors, live entertainment, refreshments, along with kid-friendly activities and games. Click to go

Bay Shore

What: Art Show on the Great Lawn
Where: Sagtikos Manor Great Lawn
When: Saturday, Sept. 23, 11am-4pm
Why Go: Art lovers, get ready to meet local artists as they display and sell their original artwork. Click to go

Sands Point

What: Village Day Fall Festival
Where: Sands Point Conservancy
When: Sunday, Sept. 24, noon-4pm
Why Go: Find something for all ages during the fall harvest season including a petting zoo, pumpkin painting and a Green Grocer market all while taking in the views of the Great Lawn and the Long Island Sound. Click to go


What: 11th Annual Seaford Harvest Fair
Where: Seaford Historical Museum
When: Sunday, Sept. 24, 10:30am-4pm
Why Go: The fair will display a variety of over 50 vendors, delicious food, raffles and entertainment. Click to go