Guide: Festivals happening around Long Island

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Are you looking for something fun to do in the area? Look no further. Here is a guide for some festivals happening on Long Island. Please check with the organization before heading out. Dates and times are subject to change.

PAST FESTIVALS

Not-So-Scary Kids Adventure
Location: Gateway's Haunted Playhouse
Date: Every weekend in October from 12-4 p.m.
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Hamptons International Film Festival
Location: Multiple Locations
Hamptons
Date: Oct. 10-14
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Long Island Fall Festival
Heckscher Park 
Huntington
Dates: Oct. 11-14
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Mastic Beach Mini Indie Film Fest
Location: 373 Neighborhood Road
Mastic Beach
Dates: April 12-14
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Blue Point Brewing Company's Cask Ales Festival
Location: Blue Point Brewing Company
Patchogue
Date: April 13 
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Spring Craft Beer Festival
Location: Belmont Racetrack
Belmont
Date: April 27
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Mother's Day Festival
Location: Harbes Family Farm
Mattituck
Date: May 11-12
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Empire State Fair
Location: Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Garden City
Dates: May 3-19
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Montauk Music Festival 2019
Location: Westlake Fish House
Montauk
Dates: May 16-19
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The World's Fair
Location: City Field
Queens
Dates: May 18-19
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2019 Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach
Location: Jones Beach
Dates: May 25-26
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Nassau County Strawberry Festival
Location: Bellmore BOCES School Ground
Bellmore
Dates: May 31-June 3
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I Love Chocolate Fest
Location: Suffolk Community College
Crooked Hill Road, Brentwood
Date: June 8
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Mattituck Lions Club Strawberry Festival
Location: Route 48, North of Cox Neck
Mattituck
Dates: June 13-16
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Great Strides LI Family Fun Day
Location: Saddle Rock Ranch
Middle Island
Date: June 15
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Alive After Five
Location: West Main Street
Patchogue
Dates: June 27, July 11, Aug. 8, 22
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Alive by the Bay
Location: Bay Shore Main Street
Bay Shore
Dates: July 2, 16
Rain date: Aug. 20
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Alive on 25 in Riverhead
Location: Riverhead Main Street
Riverhead
Dates: July 3, 18; Aug. 1
Rain date: Aug. 22
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Family Fun Day
Location: Brookhaven National Laboratory
Upton
Date: July 14
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Long Island International Film Expo
Location: Bellmore Movies
Bellmore
Dates: July 12-18
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Great South Bay Music Festival
Location: Shorefront Park
Patchogue
Dates: July 18-21
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Coltrane Day Music Celebration
Location Heckscher Park
Huntington
Date: July 20
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Stony Brook Film Festival
Location: Stony Brook University
Stony Brook
Dates: July 18-27
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Long Beach International Film Festival
Location: Long Beach Cinema
Long Beach
Dates: July 30-Aug. 4
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Sayville Summerfest
Location: Main Street
Sayville
Dates: Aug. 9-11
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Huntington Summer Arts Festival
Location: Heckscher Park, Huntington
Date: June 25-August 11
Time: Varies
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Alive by the Bay
Location: Bay Shore Main Street
Bay Shore
Dates: Aug. 13
Rain date: Aug. 20
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Alive on 25 in Riverhead
Location: Riverhead Main Street
Riverhead
Dates: Aug. 15
Rain date: Aug. 22
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Holbrook Carnival
Location: 700 Patchogue - Holbrook Road
Holbrook
Dates: Aug. 15-18
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2019 Long Island State Parks Summer Entertainment
Various State Parks: Heckscher State Park, Hither Hills State Park, Sunken Meadow State Park, Wildwood State Park,
Belmont Lake State Park, Valley Stream State Park and Hempstead Lake State Park. 
Times: 2 p.m. or 7 p.m.
When: July 6-August 25
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Greek Festival 
Location: Hawkins Avenue
Ronkonkoma
Date: Sept. 1
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Food Truck Saturdays in Seaford
Location: LIRR train station in Seaford
Time: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., weather permitting
When: Every Saturday Night during the summer, weather permitting
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40th Annual Italian Festival
Location: North Hempstead Beach Park
Port Washington
Dates: Sept. 5-8
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Captree Dockside Family Festival
Location: 3500 East Ocean Parkway
Bay Shore
Date: Sept. 7-8
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Dockside Family Festival
Location Captree State Park
Babylon
Dates: Sept. 7-8
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Village Day Fall Festival
Location: Sands Point Preserve at 127 Middle Neck Road
Sands Point
Date: Sept. 8
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Port Jefferson Dragon Boat Race Festival 
Location: Port Jefferson Harborfront Park 101A East Broadway
Port Jefferson
Date: Sept. 14
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Long Beach Oyster Fest
Location: The Snack Shack
Long Beach
Date: Sept 14
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Long Island Garlic Festival
Location: Garden of Even Farm at 4558 Sound Avenue 
Riverhead
Dates: Sept. 14-15
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Bellmore Family Street Festival  
Location: Bellmore Village  
Bellmore
Dates: Sept. 19-22
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Cow Harbor Day 
Location: Main Street in Cow Harbor
Northport
Dates: Sept. 20-22
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Annual East End Maritime Festival  
Location: East End Seaport Museum
Greenport
Dates: Sept. 21-22
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East End Maritime Festival
Location: Village of Greenport
Greenport
Dates: Sept. 21-22
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The Long Island Fair
Location: 1303 Round Swamp Road 
Old Bethpage
Dates: Sept. 21-22 
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The Long Island Fair
Location: 1303 Round Swamp Road 
Old Bethpage
Dates: Sept. 28-29
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Wildwood Fall Festival
Location: Wildwood State Park
Wading River
Date: Sept. 28 
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Pour The Core - Hard Cider Festival
Location: Heckscher State Park
East Islip
Date: Sept. 28
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Town of Islip SeaFest
Location: Bay Shore Marina
Date: Sept. 28 - 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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Fall Harvest & Giant Pumpkin Contest
Location: Hicks Nurseries, 100 Jericho Turnpike
Westbury
Date: Oct. 6
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Famous Food Festival
Location: Deer Park Tanger Outlets
Deer Park
Dates: Oct. 12-13
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Montauk Annual Fall Festival 
Location: On the Green across from the Chamber of Commerce building
Montauk
Dates: Oct. 12-13
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Riverhead Country Fair
Riverhead Main Street 
Date: Oct. 13
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Spooky Fest!
Location: Center for Science Teaching and Learning 
Rockville Centre
Dates: Oct. 18-20, Oct. 25-27
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East Hampton Village Fall Festival
Location: Herrick Park, East Hampton Village
Date: Oct. 19, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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Town of Islip Apple Festival
Location: Islip Grange, Sayville NY
Date: Oct. 19 - 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
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Annual Oyster Festival 
Location: 1 West End Avenue
Oyster Bay
Dates: Oct. 19-20
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Harvest Festival at Benner's Farm
Location: 56 Gnarled Hollow Road 
East Setauket
Date: Oct. 19-20
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Pumpkin Park at Adventureland
Location: 2245 Broad Hollow Road
Farmingdale
Dates: Oct. 19-20
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Huntington Historical Society's Apple Festival
Location: Kissam House
Huntington
Date: Oct. 20
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Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns
Location: Old Westbury Gardens
Old Westbury
Date: Oct. 25
6:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
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5th Annual Suffolk County Marathon & FreedomFest Taste of Long Island Festival
Location: YMCA
225 W. Main Street
Patchogue
Date: Oct. 27
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Port Jefferson Village Harvest Fest
Location: Village Center
Date: Oct. 27
12 p.m. - 5 p.m.
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Spooky Fest!
Location: Center for Science Teaching and Learning 
Rockville Centre
Dates: Nov. 1-2
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Great Beer Expo: Long Island
Location: Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
1255 Hempstead Turnpike, Uniondale, NY
Date: Sat, Nov 2, 12:30 – 4:00 PM
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Long Island Comedy Festival
Location: Theatre Three
412 Main St, Port Jefferson, NY
Date: Nov 2. 8 p.m.
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The I Love Chocolate Fest
Location: 160 Walt Whitman Rd, Huntington Station, NY
Date: Nov. 9-10, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
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Long Island Sound Fest
Location: Amityville Music Hall
198 Broadway, Amityville, NY
Date: Nov 23. 2 p.m.
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