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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    Bellmore Family Street Festival Bellmore Long Island Railroad Station | Bellmore
    Thu. 9/18 6-10 p.m.; Fri. 9/19 6-10 p.m.; Sat. 9/20 11 a.m.-10 p.m.;... Meet members of the military, business expo, arts, crafts, sports, reptile show, petting zoo, car ...

  • For the Kids of East Islip Carnival Timber Point Elementary School | East Islip
    Fri. 9/19 6-10 p.m.; Sat. 9/20 1-10 p.m.; Sun. 9/21 1-5 p.m.
    Rides, games, food ...

  • Stars and Stripes End of Summer Spectacular East Rockaway, NY | East Rockaway
    Fri. 9/19 6-10 p.m.; Sat. 9/20 Noon-11 p.m.; Sun. 9/21 Noon-6 p.m.
    Featuring live music, food, rides, games and vendors. Firework display Sept. 20 at 9 p.m., ...

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    Harvest and Seafood Festival Captree State Park | West Islip
    Sat. 9/20 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. 9/21 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
    Produce, boat rides, crab races, pony rides, inflatables, musical entertainment ...

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    Pickle Festival John Gardiner Farm | Greenlawn
    Sat. 9/20 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Greenlawn-Centerport Historical Association's festival features specialty pickles, jams, jellies, farm-grown vegetables, baked goods, lollipop farm ...

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    The ExploreLI Street Team participated in whaleboat races

    Maritime Festival Village of Greenport | Greenport
    Sat. 9/20 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. 9/21 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
    Vendors, music, traditional arts and craft demonstration, Captain Kidd's Alley, kayak derby, whaleboat races. Opening ...

  • Lynbrook Expo Greis Park | Lynbrook
    Sat. 9/20 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
    Arts and crafts, antiques, and food for sale, free parking, rain or shine ...

  • Fall Fair Presbyterian Community Church of Massapequa | Massapequa
    Sat. 9/20 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Fall fair with vendors, rain or shine ...

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    Many vendors sell knitted, crocheted or felted products

    Antiques, Flea Market and Craft Fair The Maples | Manorville
    Sat. 9/20 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Antiques, flea market items, handmade crafts, raffle auction; sponsored by the Manorville Historical Society ...

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    Long Island Garlic Festival Garden of Eve | Riverhead
    Sat. 9/20 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun. 9/21 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
    Food, farming, wide variety of garlic-inspired foods, crafts, live music, iron chef garlic competition, garlic ...

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