6 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: First Taste of Summer
Where: The Crescent Beach Club (333 Bayville Avenue)
When: Thursday, May 10, 6-9pm
Why Go: Start the summer off right with Pulse at our First Taste of Summer event! Enjoy beautiful beachfront views, live entertainment, specialty cocktails and delicious food. Kick back and relax in the sand or dance the night away at this lively event. Tickets are $55. Click to go


What: The Fab Four: The Ultimate Tribute to the Beatles
Where: NYCB Theatre at Westbury (960 Brush Hollow Road)
When: Saturday, May 12, 8-11pm
Why Go: The Fab Four, an Emmy award-winning tribute band, has been wowing audiences with its dynamic portrayal of The Beatles for over two decades. The group’s impeccable vocal and acting skills make every show spectacular. Click to go


What: Brooklyn Crush Wine & Artisanal Food Festival
Where: Filament At The Landing (220 36th Street)
When: Saturday, May 12, 2-5pm and 7-10pm
Why Go: Step inside an East Coast Napa Valley with artisanal food from some of Brooklyn’s best restaurants. Attendees will sample a curated selection of global wines and ciders, along with delicious hors d’oeuvre. There will also be vegan options available. Click to go


What: Mother’s Day Brunch
Where: Mara’s Homemade (236 W Jericho Turnpike)
When: Sunday, May 13, 12-3pm
Why Go: Celebrate the special mother figures in your life by treating them to a tasty brunch. Mara’s will serve a New Orleans inspired brunch featuring $5 mimosas and bloody mary’s, along with a variety of creative brunch dishes. Click to go


What: Japan Day
Where: Bandshell Area, Central Park (69th Street and 5th Avenue)
When: Sunday, May 13, 8am-4pm
Why Go: This annual event brings the local Japanese community together. It also aims to build a cultural understanding between the people of Japan and the United States. The event kicks off with a rousing four-mile Japan Run. It continues with the Japan Day Festival that features a wide range of traditional and family-friendly activities, free samplings of Japanese cuisine and stage performances throughout the day. Admission is free. Click to go


What: Winery Tours
Where: Pindar Vineyards (37645 NY-25)
When: Now through May 19, 1-3pm
Why Go: Go behind the scenes to find out how your favorite wine is made. Enter the barrel and tank rooms, view the production facility and enjoy a tasting of five wines after the tour. Tickets are $20 per person. Click to go