5 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.

New York City

What: 9th Annual NYC Multicultural Festival
Where: Jackie Robinson Park Bandshell (85 Bradhurst Avenue)
When: Saturday, June 2, 11am-7pm
Why Go: In the city that never sleeps, this multicultural event promises to be epic. Join in a celebration of music, dance, food, fashion and arts and crafts from countries including Greece, Ireland, Brazil, China, Nigeria, Ghana, Senegal, Nepal, Puerto Rico, Mexico and India. Click to go


What: 2nd Annual North Fork Dog Dock Diving Festival
Where: Greenport Harbor Brewing Company (42155 Main Road)
When: Saturday, June 2 and Sunday, June 3, 9am-5pm
Why Go: Whether your dog is daring enough to dive or would rather sit and spectate, all furry friends are welcome to this event on a leash. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Guide Dog Foundation. Click to go


What: Art in the Park Fine Art & Craft Fair
Where: Heckscher Park (Rt 25A & Sabbath Day Path)
When: Saturday, June 2 and Sunday, June 3, 10am-5pm
Why Go: Explore the scenic grounds of Heckscher Park where paintings, drawings, sculpture, photography, woodwork and ceramics will be a plenty. There will also be live art demonstrations, music and raffles. Click to go

Fire Island

What: Sunken Forest Tour
Where: Fire Island National Seashore: Sailors Haven
When: Saturday, June 2 and Sunday, June 3, 11:15am-12:45pm
Why Go: Take a walk on the wild side with a guided tour of the centuries old holly maritime forest. Visitors will gain insight as to how the unusual forest came to be, how the specialized plants and animals of this ecosystem interact and how humans have influenced the area. Click to go

Port Washington

What: 28th Annual HarborFest Dock Day & Craft Fair
Where: Port Washington Town Dock (347 Main St)
When: Sunday, June 3, 10am-5pm
Why Go: Enjoy a day by the water with entertaining activities including bay cruises, model boat regattas and nautical museum exhibits. There will also be a handmade craft fair and a tasty food court. Click to go