8 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.

A Secret Location

What: Le Diner en Blanc
Where: Guests will find out Friday! 
When: Friday, Oct. 6
Why GoStarted in Paris more than two decades ago, Le Dinner en Blanc has become a viral dinner party hosted in more than 30 countries around the world and is coming to Long Island for the first time. The secret location will be revealed to guests, who must wear white and will arrive by shuttle, at the last minute. Though the organizers are mum on where it is, they do promise it will be a memorable, delicious event. Click for shuttle locations & times | Click to Join Waitlist


What: Long Island Fall Festival
Where: Heckscher Park
When: Friday, Oct. 6-Monday, Oct. 9
Why Go: Celebrate the season with a carnival, hundreds of arts and crafts vendors, international foods, beer, wine, a farmer’s market and activities designed for the little ones. Click to go


What: Greenport Gallery Walk
Where: Greenport
When: Friday, Oct. 6, 6-9pm
Why Go: Visit Greenport’s historic maritime village and enjoy a night of gallery events and shopping. Local businesses will host a night filled with fun, art and refreshments. Click to go


What: Amityville Apple Festival
Where: Park Avenue School Grounds
When: Saturday, Oct. 7, 10am-4pm
Why Go: Indulge in all things fall at the 28th annual apple festival. There will be farm fresh apples, delicious apple pie, apple donuts, apple turnovers and apple cider. Fine food and ice cream will also be served. Click to go

Sag Harbor

What: Columbus Day Weekend Sidewalk Sale
Where: Main Street
When: Saturday, Oct. 7-Monday, Oct. 9, 10am-5pm
Why Go: Stroll through Sag Harbor and take advantage of the great values local businesses have to offer. Click to go 

Oyster Bay

What: Planting Fields Fall Family Festival
Where: Planting Fields
When: Sunday, Oct. 8, 11am-4pm
Why Go: It’s never too early to celebrate Halloween. Rain or shine, festival-goers can participate in a Halloween trick or treat and costume parade, jumbo garden games, potato sack races, face painting and pony rides. Click to go


What: Riverhead Country Fair
Where: Riverhead
When: Sunday, Oct. 8, 9am-5pm
Why Go: There is something for everyone at the Riverhead Country Fair. Local merchants, authors, entertainers and artists will all be featured at the fair along with agricultural and homemaking displays and competitions. For kids, the fair will have amusement rides and pony rides. Click to go


What: Oktoberfest Celebration
Where: The Snapper Inn
When: Sunday, Oct. 8, 12-4pm
Why Go: Enjoy live German music from “The Chris and Ronnie Polka Band” while feasting on traditional German foods like weisswurt (veal), bratwurst (pork) and knockwurst (beef). For dessert, indulge in apple strudel ala mode. Click to go 


What: The Big Chocolate Show
Where: The Terminal Stores, Chelsea
When: Friday, Oct. 6- Sunday, Oct.8
Why Go: Chocolate lovers, meet chocolatiers, artisans and chefs at this chocolate-filled NYC event. See live demonstrations, go to book signings with writers and pastry chefs, and sit for a master tasting class. Click to go