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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    Candlelight Evenings Old Bethpage Village Restoration | Old Bethpage
    Fri. 12/26 5-9:30 p.m.; Sat. 12/27 5-9:30 p.m.; Sun. 12/28 5-9:30 p.m.;... 19th century entertainment in historic buildings lit only by candlelight, as they would be on ...

  • Frozen Over Long Island Science Center | Riverhead
    Daily: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.Starts Sat. 12/27. Through Wed. 12/31. Children ages 3-11 can learn about weather conditions, make crystal decorations and more through hands ...

  • Frozen Fest The Whaling Museum and Education Center | Cold Spring Harbor
    Sun. 12/28 Noon-3 p.m.; Mon. 2/16/2015 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
    Meet Elsa, learn about Arctic Whales, create an Olaf snowman, get your face painted. ...

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    The TMB Model Train Club in Lindenhurst hosts

    TMB Model Train Show Open House TMB Model Train Club | East Farmingdale
    Sat. 1/3/2015 Noon-4 p.m.; Sun. 1/4/2015 Noon-4 p.m.; Sat. 1/31/2015... Features eight train sets operating on six tracks that run continuously on underground, ground and ...

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    Northern Spur Train and Swap Meet Lindenhurst Firemen's Pavilion | Lindenhurst
    Sun. 1/4/2015 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; Sun. 2/22/2015 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; Sun.... All types of model railroad equipment, Hess and die-cast vehicles will be available for sale ...

  • Long Island Spring Home Show Syosset, NY | Syosset
    Sat. 1/10/2015 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sun. 1/11/2015 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
    Home show will feature a wide selection of home improvement professionals in an interactive environment, ...

  • Winter Model Train Show Freeport Recreation Center | Freeport
    Sun. 1/11/2015 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Model train show and exhibition with operating layouts in all major scales. Sponsored by The ...

  • Macabre Faire Film Festival Hyatt Regency Long Island | Hauppauge
    Daily. Starts Fri. 1/16/2015. Through Sun. 1/18/2015. The Macabre Faire Film Fest is horror, sci-fi, macabre, suspense, thriller, dark drama, horror, comedy, ...

  • Long Island Divers Association Film Festival Hofstra University Student Center | Hempstead
    Sat. 1/17/2015 8 p.m.-Midnight
    Photographers and cinematographers will present a glimpse into the underwater world. Presentations will feature images ...