Fairs and festivals on Long Island

Burt Fernandez, 33, founder of the Fire Island

(Credit: Fran Berkman)

Even though we typically drive everywhere, Long Islanders love to hit the streets when it's time to party!

The good news is there's no shortage of fairs and festivals on Long Island. Here's where to find fun on the street this year.

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    Riverhead Railroad Festival Railroad Museum of Long Island (Riverhead) | Riverhead
    Sat. 8/23 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sun. 8/24 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
    "O" gauge historic Lionel train layout, in addition to Diesel 1556, Engine 39 and Engine ...

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    Seafood Festival Long Island Maritime Museum | West Sayville
    Sat. 8/23 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun. 8/24 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
    Celebrates regions of oysters, clams and seafood traditions along with live performances, exhibits and arts ...

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    Long Island Scottish Festival and Highland Games Old Westbury Gardens | Old Westbury
    Sat. 8/23 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
    Bagpipe music, dancing, singing, Celtic vendors and Scottish food, games and events for children, Scottish ...

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    Mother Cabrini Italian Feast Brentwood, NY | Brentwood
    Sat. 8/23 4-11 p.m.; Sun. 8/24 4-11 p.m.; Mon. 8/25 6-11 p.m.; Tue.... Rides, food, entertainment. Held at LIE exit 53 and Wicks Road, Brentwood ...

  • Multicultural Festival Farmingville Fire Department | Farmingville
    Sat. 8/23 4-8 p.m.
    Featuring foods of many nations, music, cultural dancers, Japanese drums, children's activities and more ...

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    Greek Festival Greek Orthodox Church of the Assumption | Port Jefferson
    Sat. 8/23 1-11 p.m.; Sun. 8/24 1-10 p.m.
    Homemade food, pastries, live music, dancing, vendors, children's activities, church tours, and fireworks. Event's famous ...

  • Old Steeple Church Antiques Show and Sale Old Steeple Community Church | Aquebogue
    Sat. 8/23 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
    70 exhibitors outdoors under tents featuring heirlooms, tools, china, linens, furniture, frames, silver and more, ...

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    Freeport Gem and Mineral Show Freeport Recreation Center | Freeport
    Sat. 8/23 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. 8/24 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat. 10/25 10... Featuring dealers selling minerals, gems, jewelry, fossils, beads, goldsmith and silversmith, find meteorites and prehistoric ...

  • Blue Claw Crab Festival Mastic Beach Marina | Mastic Beach
    Sun. 8/24 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
    Vendors, seafood and music; sponsored by Mastic Beach Property Owners Association ...

  • Summerfest Plattduetsche Park Restaurant | Franklin Square
    Sun. 8/24 Noon-7 p.m.
    Featuring entertainment by Foehrer Musikfreunde Brass Band and S.V.V. Original Enzian Bavarian Folk Dancers, face ...

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