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.

  • HarborFrost Sag Harbor, NY | Sag Harbor
    Sat. 2/28; Sun. 3/1
    Winter weekend festival on Main Street featuring fireworks, ice carving, fire dancers, live music, Polar ...

  • Chocolate Expo Cradle of Aviation Museum | Garden City
    Sun. 3/1 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
    The Chocolate Expo features tastings, sales of chocolates, baked goods, specialty foods, gelato, cheeses and ...

  • Purim Carnival Suffolk Y JCC | Commack
    Sun. 3/1 1-4 p.m.
    Family event features a DJ dance party, carnival booths with prizes, cotton candy, popcorn, arts ...

  • Vinyl Revolution Record Show @ NYCB Theatre At

    Vinyl Revolution Record Show NYCB Theatre at Westbury | Westbury
    Sun. 3/1 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Two rooms filled with vendors from all over the east coast, 50 dealer tables, 1,000's ...

  • Spring Craft and Gift Fair Holiday Inn of Westbury | Carle Place
    Fri. 3/6 3-8 p.m.; Sat. 3/7 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun. 3/8 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Multi-vendor spring fair featuring hand crafted items, florals, jewelry, Easter decorations, baby items, painted wood, ...

  • Craft Fair and Flea Market John A. Anderson Recreation Center | Rockville Centre
    Sun. 3/8 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Featuring a large assortment of merchandise for your shopping pleasure ...

  • The Long Island Pen Show features vintage and

    The Long Island Pen Show Hofstra University Student Center | Hempstead
    Sat. 3/14 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. 3/15 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Featuring collectors and dealers of vintage and modern writing instruments exhibiting pens of all kinds, ...

  • Gem, Mineral, Jewelry and Fossil Show Old Bethpage Village Restoration | Old Bethpage
    Sat. 3/14 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. 3/15 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
    Over 25 vendors including Gems, Jewelry, Mineral and Fossil dealers, hosted by Island Rock Hounds. ...

  • All things Irish -- music, dance, food, and

    Irish Festival Hofstra University, David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex | Hempstead
    Sun. 3/15 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
    Indoor festival featuring Irish gifts, vendors, music, food and culture; music and dance performances held ...

  • Health Fair Amityville Library | Amityville
    Wed. 3/18 1-3 p.m.
    Health fair Hosted by the Maxine S. Postal Tri-Community Health Center. There will be vendors ...