LongIsland.com's 2016 July Family Fun Guide: Fireworks, 4th of July Celebrations, Car Shows & More!

From Independence Day fun to local Summer Concert Series, Long Island has no shortage of fun throughout the month of July!

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In addition to the Independence Day Weekend Fun kicking off the month, his July there are tons of exciting Main Street Day Festivals & Fairs to look forward to all month long!

The arrival of July makes one thing absolutely clear - summer is finally here and things are just beginning to heat up here on Long Island! The month starts off with a literal bang when Fireworks explode across the night sky on Fourth of July Weekend! Thanks to a favorable calendar, the 4th falls on a Monday this year, ensuring that there will be an extended weekend packed with Barbecues, Historical Festivals, and Family Celebrations!
 
We’re just getting started, however, as there are Festivals and Fairs scheduled throughout the month that will take you to all of Long Island’s best towns for afternoons of fun! Additionally, July has dozens of great concerts to attend, both at the Island’s renowned music venues and in its parks as part of Town Summer Concert Series!
 
Don’t run out of gas yet, because there are tons of Car Shows scheduled during July as well! Featuring cars ranging from classic Corvettes to modified hot rods, auto enthusiasts of all kinds will be able to meet like-minded new friends.

If you’re looking to finally unwind a bit, definitely take advantage of one of the scheduled Nature & Outdoor events, which will have you kayaking and fishing along Long Island’s scenic shores.
 
So grab your sunglasses and prepare for some of Long Island’s best events this July:
 
Independence Day Weekend Fireworks & Fun
The United States may be celebrating its independence, but Long Islanders will be celebrating with friends and family all weekend long! From glorious fireworks shows to historically-accurate festivities, children and adults alike are going to find quite a bit to love on this year’s 4th of July events calendar!
 
Fourth of July Fireworks Show at Jones Beach
Ocean Parkway, Wantagh, NY 11793
516-785-1600
Monday, July 4th at 9:30 PM
Free Admission ($10 Parking Fee)
The sky above Jones Beach will be lit up with fantastic colors when Astoria Bank brings their renowned fireworks show to the South Shore!
 
Celebrate 4th of July at Ocean Restaurant
333 Bayville Avenue, Bayville, NY 11709
516-628-3330
Monday, July 4th at 6 PM
$100 Per Person
Ocean Restaurant will be having a special Independence Day celebration featuring mouth-watering appetizers, delectable entrees, and perfect desserts to top everything off with.
 
Southampton Fresh Air Home’s Annual American Picnic & Fireworks
1030 Meadow Lane, Southampton, NY 11968
Friday, July 1st
See Event Listing For Pricing
The Annual Picnic Benefit returns to Southampton for its 29th iteration, and it is set to feature children’s games, picnic food, and a great fireworks show over Shinnecock Bay.
 
TD Bank’s Celebrate America Fireworks Show at Eisenhower Park - FREE!
Merrick Avenue and Hempstead Turnpike, East Meadow, NY 11554
516-572-0355
Saturday, July 2nd at 5 PM
Free Event
Head to Eisenhower Park for a special fireworks show for all ages as part of the Nassau County 2016 Summer Concert Series.
 
Sag Harbor Independence Day Fireworks Celebration - FREE!
21 West Water Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963
631-725-0567
Saturday, July 2nd at 9:30 PM
Free Event
Celebrate America’s birthday with an enormous fireworks show over Sag Harbor Yacht Club. This show regularly attracts 20,000+ visitors, so it will certainly be a night to remember!
 
Oysterponds Historical Society's Heritage Day 2016 - FREE!
Village Lane, Orient, NY 11957
631-323-2480
Sunday, July 3rd from 12 PM - 3 PM
Free Event
Featuring a parade, food and music, a reading of the Declaration of Independence, and a bicycle decorating contest, Oysterponds Historical Society is the place to be for family fun!
 
Long Island Ducks vs. Sugar Land Skeeters at Bethpage Ballpark
3 Courthouse Drive, Central Islip, NY 11772
631-940-3825
Sunday, July 3rd at 6:30 PM
$12 - $15 Per Person
In addition to a heated match-up between the Long Island Ducks and the Sugar Land Skeeters, attendees will be treated to a fantastic fireworks display presented by Grucci Fireworks!
 
7-in-Heaven Singles - LI Ducks Game, BBQ, & Fireworks
3 Courthouse Drive, Central Islip, NY 11772
631-940-3825
Sunday, July 3rd from 5 PM - 9:30 PM
$39 Per Person
7-in-Heaven Singles will be partying at the Long Island Ducks' home game against the Sugar Land Skeeters. Enjoy a pre-game BBQ as well as the post-game Grucci Fireworks Show!
 
Fabulous 4th Race in Memory of Sean Ryan
Laurelton Boulevard, Long Beach, NY 11561
516-349-7646
Monday, July 4th at 8 AM
$10 - $25 Per Person
Grab your running sneakers and prepare to participate in this fast and flat 2.49 mile race that will take you to the beautiful Long Beach Boardwalk.
 
1861 Independence Day Celebration at Old Bethpage Village Restoration
1303 Round Swamp Road, Old Bethpage, NY 11804
516-572-8400
Monday, July 4th from 10 AM - 4 PM
See Event Listing For Pricing
You won’t know that a century and a half has passed since 1861 when you arrive at Old Bethpage Village Restoration for its incredibly accurate depiction of a vintage Independence Day celebration.
 
Port Jefferson's Fourth of July Parade - FREE!
Main Street, Port Jefferson, NY 11777
631-473-8910
Monday, July 4th from 10 AM - 12 PM
Free Event
Port Jefferson Village will come alive with energy on the 4th thanks to a huge, patriotic parade that is perfect for kids and adults alike to either spectate or march in!
 
Fourth of July Brunch at Parlay Gastropub
210 Merrick Road, Rockville Centre, NY 11570
516-282-9904
Monday, July 4th, 11 AM - 3 PM
See Event Listing For Pricing
Join Parlay Gastropub for a delicious brunch in celebration of America's independence! Be sure to make your reservations early!
 
July 4th Grucci Fireworks Spectacular at Pennysaver Amphitheater - FREE!
1 Ski Run Lane, Farmingville, NY 11738
Monday, July 4th from 5 PM - 10 PM
Free Event
Featuring live performances by Captain Jack and Back Trax, the free family event at Pennysaver Amphitheater will conclude with a massive fireworks display!
 
Singles 4th of July Fireworks Cruise at Captree State Park
3500 Ocean Parkway, Babylon, NY 11702
631-592-9804
Monday, July 4th, 6:15 PM - 10:30 PM
$48 Per Person
Enjoy a full buffet and fireworks over the bay on this special 4th of July cruise that will also serve as a great social event.
 
Fireworks Cruises 4th of July Celebration
405 Main Street, Port Washington, NY 11050
718-659-8181
Monday, July 4th from 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
$30 Per Person
Fireworks Cruises’ summer season opens on the Fourth of July, and will feature a beautiful fireworks display set right off the coast of Rye.
 
July 4th Montauk Fireworks Dinner Cruise Fundraiser
462 West Lake Drive, Montauk, NY 11954
631-668-2428
Monday, July 4th, 6:45 PM
$75 Per Person
The Montauk Chamber of Commerce will be holding a fundraiser aboard the Viking Starship on the 4th of July! Passengers will enjoy an All-American buffet dinner as they watch the Grucci Fireworks display off of Umbrella Beach.
 
Stars Over Montauk - 4th of July Fireworks at Umbrella Beach - FREE!
Old Montauk Highway, Montauk, NY 11954
631-668-2428
Monday, July 4th at 9 PM
Free Event
Umbrella Beach’s annual fireworks display combines a family-friendly atmosphere with one of the most spectacular shows on Long Island!
 
For LongIsland.com's 2016 Independence Day Weekend Fun Guide, click here!
 
Festivals & Fairs
This July, there are a ton of festivals and fairs coming to Long Island, and there's no better way to celebrate Summer than a day at a local street fair! Find out what fairs will be in your neighborhood this month and get your Summer Fun on!
 
Westbury Market Fair & Flea Market at NYCB Theatre - FREE!
960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury, NY 11590
516-669-7541
Every Saturday and Sunday from July 2nd through July 31st
Free Event
Head to NYCB Theatre's parking lot for the highest quality merchandise, original crafts, and vendors selling a variety of wares perfect for all ages and interests!
 
Big Tent: Party for the Park!
Long Wharf, Sag Harbor, NY 11963
646-643-0775
Sunday, July 10th, 5 PM to 8 PM
$50/$60 Adults, $10/$15 Children
Sag Harbor Partnership will be hosting his special event, which will feature plenty of deals and discounts at Sag Harbor businesses, as well as a silent auction, tasty BBQ, live music, and kids' entertainment.
 
19th Annual Long Island International Film Expo at Bellmore Movies
222 Pettit Avenue, Bellmore, NY 11710
516-571-3168
Wednesday, July 13th through Thursday, July 21st
See Event Listing For Pricing
Showcasing over 150 original shorts and features, the Long Island International Film Expo provides an unparalleled platform for independent filmmakers on Long Island! Each day will feature a full slate of screenings, networking opportunities, and informative panels.
 
2016 Long Island Summer Festival at Pennysaver Amphitheater
1 Ski Run Lane, Farmingville, NY 11738
631-672-7598
Saturday, July 23rd and Sunday, July 24th

With a variety of vendors selling food and collectibles, fantastic live bands across multiple stages, and assorted entertainment suitable for all ages, the Pennysaver Amphitheater is the place to be this summer for a festival experience like no other!
 
Huntington Summer Arts Festival at Heckscher Park - FREE!
Main Street & Prime Avenue, Huntington, NY 11743
631-271-8423
Daily, June 27th through August 14th at 8:30 PM
Free Event
The Huntington Summer Arts Festival brings free concerts and live performances to Heckscher Park's Chapin Rainbow Stage six days each week- Tuesdays through Sundays.
 
Amagansett Fine Arts Festival 2016 at the American Legion - FREE!
15 Montauk Highway, Amagansett, NY 11937
610-864-3500
Friday, July 1st through Sunday, July 3rd
Free Event
Between paintings, drawings, and sculptures, the Amagansett Fine Arts Festival is dedicated to showcasing the unique works of independent artists.
 
15th Annual Alive After Five - FREE!
Main Street, Patchogue, NY 11772
631-207-1000
Thursday, July 7th and Thursday, July 21st at 5 PM
Free Event
Patchogue's Main Street will be brought to life for thriving street fairs, featuring six stages of live music, dozens of vendors, and enjoyable activities for all.
 
39th Annual Mattituck Street Fair - FREE!
Love Lane, Mattituck, NY 11952
631-953-9389
Saturday, July 9th, 9 AM - 4 PM
Free Event
This old fashioned street fair will unite the community with food, live entertainment, and great vendors selling unique wares.
 
Live at Five on Main - FREE!
Main Street, Farmingdale, NY 11735
516-314-0050
Thursday, July 14th and Thursday, July 28th, 5 PM - 9 PM
Free Event
Three live band stages combined with outdoor table service from Farmingdale's best restaurants ensure that Live At Five On Main is the place to be for memorable summer evenings!
 
The 2016 Long Island Summer Festival at Pennysaver Amphitheater - FREE!
1 Ski Run Lane, Farmingville, NY 11738
631-672-7598
Saturday, July 23rd and Sunday, July 24th
Free Event
The Long Island Summer Festival is a two-day, family-friendly festival comprised of dozens of local vendors, great food options and incredible live music and entertainment throughout.
 
2016 Summer Art & Craft Festival at Deepwells Farm
497 Route 25A, St. James, NY 11780
631-563-8551
Saturday, July 23rd and Sunday, July 24th, 10 AM - 5 PM
$5 Adults / Kids Under 12 Are Free
Over 75 artisans will be present to provide festival visitors with a tremendous variety of pieces to choose from. In addition to the featured artists, there will be live music, activities for children, and food vendors.
 
Bellport Day 2016 - FREE!
Main Street, Bellport, NY 11713
631-307-2557
Saturday, July 30th, 11 AM - 4 PM
Free Event
Kids will have a blast with the variety of entertainment and activities while adults will love the vendors and unique items!
 
Great Neck Plaza Summer Fair 2016 - FREE!
Grace Avenue & Bond Street, Great Neck, NY 11020
201-869-0406
Sunday, July 31st, 10 AM - 5 PM
Free Event
A day of family entertainment and shopping are guaranteed when Great Neck Plaza's Summer Fair returns for its 2016 event.
 
Classic Car, Hot Rod, & Motorcycle Shows
On your mark, get set, go! Whether you are a classic car enthusiast or prefer the newest models, there are plenty of car shows for everybody this month! Plus, if you’re looking to ride, there are a number of charitable motorcycle rides that will be raising money for local organizations!
 
NY AutoFest at The Westbury Market Fair (NYCB Theatre)
960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury, NY 11590
516-882-5022
Saturday, July 30th, 8 AM - 4 PM
$5 Spectators / Children Are Free
The New York AutoFest features Long Island's most impressive automobiles in over 40 different classes. The gigantic car show is held in conjunction with the Westbury Market Fair, giving attendees the ability to browse the items of hundreds of vendors as well.
 
4th Annual Kick Stands Up Motorcycle Poker Run - FREE!
31 Horseblock Road, Centereach, NY 11720
631-471-7242 x1329
Sunday, July 24th, 9 AM - 10:30 AM
Free Event
Hundreds of bikers are expected to participate in this great charity ride to benefit the Suffolk County United Veterans. After the ride, there will be a celebration with live music, 50/50 raffles, and plenty of food!
 
24th Annual LI Antique Power Association Summer Show
6000 Sound Avenue, Riverhead, NY 11901
631-882-7378
Saturday, July 9th and Sunday, July 10th, 10 AM - 5 PM
$7 Adults / Free For Kids & Veterans
Antique engine displays, tractor pulls, and a full display by the LI Chapter American Truck Historical Society will all be featured at the LI Antique Power Association Summer Show.
 
Motorcycles and the Open Road Exhibit at WMHO
Main Street, Stony Brook, NY 11790
631-689-5888
Saturday, July 9th through Monday, September 5th
$5 Adults / $3 Kids
Visit Stony Brook Village Center for the 3rd year of the popular exhibit dedicated to the history of motorcycles from the 1904 Rambler to the '75 Triumph.
 
Scarlett Fever East by Road Lords Car Club
883 South Broadway, Lindenhurst, NY 11757
Saturday, July 9th, 2 PM - 8 PM
$20 Per Person
The Road Lords Car Club of New York will be hosting a family-friendly benefit show to raise money for Scarlett James, a young girl battling Rett Syndrome.
 
11th Annual Ford Lincoln of Huntington Thunderbird & All Ford Car Show
58 Indian Head Road, Kings Park, NY 11754
631-724-3756
Sunday, July 10th, 9 AM - 3 PM
See Event Listing For Pricing
Head to the KeyFood Shopping Center for a meet that will bring together some of Long Island's most pristine Thunderbirds and classic Fords!
 
6th Annual Custom Classic Car Show at Airport Plaza
Route 110, East Farmingdale, NY 11735
631-747-0147
Sunday, July 10th, 8 AM
$5 Per Person
Presented by Knights of Columbus - Our Lady of Grace Council 11968, this classic car show is being held to raise money for Stony Brook University Children’s Hospital Cancer Center.
 
Vintage Road Rally at Ospery's Dominion Winery
44075 Main Road, Peconic, NY 11958
631-513-0089
$40 Per Person
The Porsche Club of America will be showcasing all things Porsche at an exclusive show at Ospery's Dominion Winery.
 
Summer Corvette Judged Show at Huntington Chevrolet - FREE!
1072 E. Jericho Turnpike, Huntington, NY 11743
631-312-3886
Sunday, July 10th, 9 AM - 3 PM
Free Event
Corvette owners and spectators alike are invited to enjoy a wide selection of new and classic Corvettes at this display show.
 
Classic Car Show & Vendor Fair at BFCU - FREE!
899 South Oyster Bay Road, Bethpage, NY 11714
516-297-8352
Sunday, July 10th, 9 AM - 4 PM
Free Event
Featuring live music, great food, and plenty of classic cars, Bethpage Federal Credit Union's Classic Car Show is the perfect event for collectors and enthusiasts.
 
L.I. Buick Club - Monthly Meeting at Marjorie Post Park - FREE!
590 Unqua Road, Massapequa, NY 11758
516-785-2173
Thursday, July 14th, 8 PM - 10 PM
Free Event
The Long Island Chapter of the Buick Club of America, which is dedicated to maintaining, restoring, and preserving Buicks, will be holding their monthly meeting at Marjorie Park.
 
Vintage Chevrolet Club of America's Car Show at Rock Hall Museum - FREE!
199 Broadway, Lawrence, NY 11559
718-217-2220
Sunday, July 17th, 9 AM - 3 PM
Free Event
Presented by the Vintage Chevrolet Club of America's Queens County Region, the show will have classics, antique customs, hot rods, and trucks.
 
Sticky Finger Motorcycle Run at SBU Cancer Center
3 Edmund Pellegrino Road, Stony Brook, NY 11794
Sunday, July 17th, 12 PM - 2 PM
$30 Per Person
Join bikers from across Long Island as they ride to raise money for Stony Brook University's Cancer Center. Following the ride, participants will be given free admission into the Great South Bay Music Festival.
 
Hempstead Plains Vintage Car Club at Oceanside School House Green
Foxhurst Road, Oceanside, NY 11572
Sunday, July 31st
See Event Listing For Pricing
Enjoy a wide selection of vintage cars while helping to raise money for the Oceanside Ed Foundation.
 
Revved Up For A Cure at SBU Cancer Center
3 Edmund Pellegrino Road, Stony Brook, NY 11794
631-638-0004
Sunday, July 31st, 10 AM - 3 PM
$5 Per Person / $20 Vehicle Entry
Hosted by Karate Kid star, Ralph Macchio, Revved Up For A Cure will be raising money for men's cancer programs. Plus, the 1947 Ford coupe from the Karate Kid will be on-site!
 
Outdoor Music Series & Upcoming Concerts
Warm temperatures mean that Long Islanders are treated to yearly summer concert series by local chambers and townships! Between these great free shows and highlights at Nassau and Suffolk’s hottest music venues, you’ll be able to follow the sound of live music wherever you are!
 
Lakeside Theatre at Eisenhower Park's Summer Concert Series - FREE!
Harry Chapin Lakeside Theater, East Meadow, NY 11554
516-572-0355
Daily from July 1st through September 1st, 8 PM
Free Event
Kicking off with Bruce Springsteen tribute, Tramps Like Us, Eisenhower Park's Summer Concert Series will be bringing the best original and cover bands to the stage for two solid months this summer!
 
Music Under The Stars - 2016 Summer Concert Series - FREE!
Various Parks, Oyster Bay, NY 11771
Daily, Wednesday, July 6th through Saturday, August 6th, 8 PM
Free Eventm
From Vertical Horizon and Vanilla Fudge, to Boogie Wonder Band and The Band That Fell To Earth, Oyster Bay is the town to be in for a summer of jamming in the moonlight!
 
Glen Cove Friday Night Downtown Sounds - FREE!
Glen Cove Village Square, Glen Cove, NY 11542
516-759-6970
Fridays, July 1st through August 26th, 7:30 PM
Free Event
With a packed schedule that is sure to keep you rocking throughout July and August, Downtown Sounds will be filling Glen Cove with live music from some of the hottest acts in the area!
 
Summer Concerts at The Bellport Bandshell - FREE!
Bellport Village Marina, Bellport, NY 11713
631-286-0327
Fridays, July 1st through September 3rd, 8 PM
Free Event
Bellport's Bandshell has an absolutely packed schedule of musical acts for its 2016 Summer Series! Grab your lawn chair and head down for one of these dates - or all of them!
 
The Lords of 52nd Street with Joe Rock & The All Stars
The Space at Westbury (250 Post Avenue), Westbury, NY 11590
516-283-5566
Friday, July 1st at 8 PM
$45 - $75 Per Person
The Lords of 52nd Street will be performing at The Space at Westbury with WBAB's own Joe Rock his All Stars!
 
Freestyle Explosion 2016 at Pennysaver Amphitheater
1 Ski Run Lane, Farmingville, NY 11738
Saturday, July 2nd, 4 PM - 11 PM
$29 - $99 Per Person
Sixteen of the hottest old school stars will be taking the stage at the Pennysaver Amphitheater for a memorable night of music on Independence Day weekend.
 
4th Annual Sound of Summer at Strong's Water Club & Marina - FREE!
2255 Wickham Avenue, Mattituck, NY 11952
631-298-4739
Select Saturdays, July 2nd through September 3rd, 4 PM - 8 PM
Free Event
Take in the beautiful scenery at Strong's Water Club as you enjoy food, beverages, and live music by a variety of talented acts.
 
6th Annual Fest at Pennysaver Amphitheater
1 Ski Run Lane, Farmingville, NY 11738
Sunday, July 3rd at 5 PM
$35 - $100 Per Person
Chris Young, Canaan Smith, Michael Ray, Chris Lane, and Lanco will be performing at the 6th Annual Fest presented by Atlantic Honda.
 
City of Long Beach's 2016 Summer Concert Series
Various Venues, Long Beach, NY 11561
516-431-1000
Daily, July 3rd through August 31st, 8 PM
Beginning on July 3rd and running through August 31st, the City of Long Beach's Summer Concert Series is set to provide residents with four nights of music each week from renowned local and national acts.
 
Bay Shore's Brown-Bag Lunchtime Concert Series - FREE!
Main Street Bandshell, Bay Shore, NY 11706
Tuesdays, July 5th through August 30th, 12:30 PM
Free Event
Bay Shore's Brown-Bag Lunchtime Concert Series is sponsored by the BID & Islip Arts Council. Performances are held at the Main Street Bandshell every week throughout July and August.
 
Jesse Luttrell Sings Big Band and Broadway at Off-Key Tikki
31 Baker Place, Patchogue, NY 11772
631-475-1723
Tuesday, July 5th from 7 PM - 8 PM
$10 Advance / $15 Door

Modern vaudevillian Jesse Luttrell returns to Off-Key Tikki for what is sure to be a memorable performance of swing tunes, Broadway hits, and other popular gems.
 
Smithtown Community Band's Summer Concert Series at SHS - FREE!
239 Middle Country Road, Smithtown, NY 11787
631-265-6768
Tuesdays, July 5th through July 26th, 8 PM
Free Event
Smithtown Historical Society's Frank Brush Barn will host the Smithtown Community Band for Tuesday night concerts throughout the month of July.
 
Port Jefferson's 2016 Picnic Supper Concert Series at Harborfront Park - FREE!
101-A East Broadway, Port Jefferson, NY 11777
631-473-4724
Wednesdays, July 6th through August 31st, 6:30 PM
Free Event
Grab your picnic blanket and snacks and head to Harborfront Park for a relaxing series of live musical acts.
 
Smith Haven Mall's 2016 Summer Concert Series - FREE!
313 Smith Haven Mall (Lifestyle Village), Lake Grove, NY 11755
Thursdays, July 7th through September 22nd, 7 PM
Free Event
The Lifestyle Village will be the place for outdoor music on Thursday nights throughout the summer season! Arrive early for a vendor showcase and DJ set every concert night from 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
 
Dennis Cannataro Family Summer Concert Series 2016 at Smithtown Library - FREE!
1 North Country Road, Smithtown, NY 11787
631-360-2480
Thursdays, July 7th through August 18th, 8 PM
Free Event
The Friends of The Smithtown Library's 12th Annual Outdoor Series is set to rock your Thursday nights throughout the summer with a packed schedule of artists who will be playing your favorite tunes!
 
Ultimate Elvis - Elvis' 70's Vegas Review at Suffolk Theater
118 E Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11901
631-727-4343
Friday, July 8th, 7 PM
$49 Per Person
Las Vegas' renowned Elvis impersonator will be at The Suffolk Theater for a concert so authentic, you may not believe that you're not watching the real Elvis!
 
Kids Koncert at Hoyt Farm - Didi Maxx - FREE!
200 New Highway, Commack, NY 11725
631-360-7512
Friday, July 8th, 7:30 PM - 9 PM
Free Event
Perfect for kids in elementary grades, this family performance will have kids singing and dancing along for a night of fun at Hoyt Farm!
 
Clinton G. Martin Park Summer Concert Series - FREE!
1601 Marcus Avenue, New Hyde Park, NY 11042
516-627-4204
Fridays, July 8th & August 5th, 7:30 PM
Free Event
The legendary Capris will be taking to the stage on July 8th for a set packed with their hits, including "There's A Moon Out Tonight" and "Morse Code of Love."
 
3rd Annual Smithtown Blues Festival at SHS
239 Middle Country Road, Smithtown, NY 11787
631-265-6768
Saturday, July 9th, 1 PM - 10 PM
$15 - $20 Per Person
With nine full hours of music from masters of the genre, Smithtown Historical Society's Blues Festival is the ideal destination for those that appreciate the power of the blues!
 
Almost Queen at NYCB Theatre at Westbury
960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury, NY 11590
516-334-0800
Saturday, July 9th, 8 PM
$25 - $40 Per Person
Featuring live performances of the best of Queen's catalogue, Almost Queen has the musicianship and talent to breathe new life into the material!
 
The Yardbirds at YMCA Boulton Center
37 West Main Street, Bay Shore, NY 11706
631-969-1101
Saturday, July 9th, 8 PM
$50 - $55 Per Person
The Yardbirds will be bringing over five decades of musical experience to YMCA Boulton Center for a night of riveting music!
 
Summer Concerts on The Stony Brook Village Green - FREE!
Stony Brook, NY 11790
631-751-2244
Sundays, July 10th through August 21st, 7 PM - 9 PM
Free Event
Beginning with Ed DeCorsia and New York's Most Dangerous Big Band, the Stony Brook Village Green will be featuring weekly concerts to have your foot tapping all summer long!
 
Smithtown's Family Concert Series at Hoyt Farm - FREE!
200 New Highway, Commack, NY 11725
631-360-7512
Sundays, July 10th through August 14th, 7 PM
Free Event
This year's concert series at Hoyt Farm truly packs a punch thanks to the best local tribute bands, country acts, and even a performance by Ambrosia!
 
North Hempstead Beach Park's Beach Concert Series
West Shore Road, Port Washington, NY 11050
516-627-4204
Sundays, July 10th through August 7th, 1 PM
Free Admission ($10 Parking)
Decades of Soul, Mack and Soul, The Projekt, Babs Winn & The Kickin' Boogie Band, and 1910 Fruitgum Company will be headlining at North Hempstead Beach Park this summer!
 
Mary Jane Davies Green Summer Concert Series - FREE!
Plandome Road, Manhasset, NY 11030
516-627-4204
Mondays, July 11th through August 1st, 7:30 PM
Free Event
From oldies to 80s pop rock, fans of all types of music will certainly find performances to enjoy at the Mary Jane Davies Green this July!
 
Def Leppard / REO Speedwagon / Tesla at Jones Beach
1000 Ocean Parkway, Wantagh, NY 11793
866-558-8468
Monday, July 11th at 7 PM
$25 - $140 Per Person
Three of the titans of 80s rock, Def Leppard, REO Speedwagon, and Tesla, will be joining forces for a night of hits at Jones Beach!
 
Nesconset's 9th Annual Summer Concert Series at The Gazebo - FREE!
Smithtown Boulevard, Nesconset, NY 11767
631-724-2543
Tuesdays, July 12th through August 16th, 7:30 PM
Free Event
Featuring some of the best tribute bands around, including acts devoted to Billy Joe, Paul McCartney, and more, Nesconset's Summer Concert Series is the place to be this summer!
 
Medford's Summer Concert Series at Medford Memorial Park - FREE!
Route 112, Medford, NY 11763
Wednesdays, July 13th and July 27th, 7 PM
Free Event
Get Dancing and Desert Highway will be bringing the good times this July to Medford Memorial Park for music fans of all ages!
 
Port Jeff's 2016 Summer Harborside Concert Series - FREE!
101-A East Broadway, Port Jefferson, NY 11777
631-473-4724
Thursdays, July 14th through August 4th, 8 PM
Free Event
Port Jefferson's Summer Harborside Concert Series has become a tradition in the town - and for good reason! With a great variety of musical acts, the series is able to take advantage of the town's fantastic atmosphere!
 
10th Annual Great South Bay Music Festival at Shorefront Park
Smith Street, Patchogue, NY 11772
Thursday, July 14th through Sunday, July 17th
See Event Listing For Pricing
Celebrating their tenth anniversary this year, the Great South Bay Music Festival will be featuring an all-star line-up including Graham Nash, Third Eye Blind, and Colin Hay.
 
Smithtown Stomp - Country Music Festival at SHS
239 Middle Country Road, Smithtown, NY 11787
631-265-6768
Saturday, July 23rd, 3 PM - 8 PM
$10 Per Person
Enjoy a day of country music, dancing, food, and vendors when Smithtown Stomp storms into Smithtown Historical Society!
 
Nassau's Got Talent at Madison Theatre
1000 Hempstead Avenue, Rockville Centre, NY 11571
516-323-4444
Saturday, July 23rd, 5 PM - 9 PM
$25 Per Person
The Tri-State area's best will be displaying their vocal, dance, comedic, and novelty talents when Nassau's Got Talent arrives at the Madison Theatre.
 
Summer Concert Series at Bayard Cutting Arboretum
440 Montauk Highway, Great River, NY 11739
631-581-1002
Sundays, July 24th through August 28th, 2 PM
See Event Listing For Pricing
Bayard Cutting Arboretum's summer concert series returns this July for six consecutive weeks of music-filled Sunday afternoons.
 
Nature & Outdoor Fun
Looking for a fun way to enjoy the beautiful July weather? Why not take advantage of Long Island's beautiful parks - there's plenty of fun to be had enjoying the great outdoors!
 
Fishing Fun at Hempstead Lake State Park - FREE!
Southern State Parkway, West Hempstead, NY 11552
631-581-1072
Saturday, July 23rd, 10 AM - 12 PM
Free Event
Hempstead Lake State Park is where you'll want to be for a free fishing clinic that will provide you with the basics needed to enjoy the hobby.
 
Elliston Park Hike - FREE!*
Millstone Brook Road, Southampton, NY 11968
631-283-5376
Saturday, July 30th, 9 AM - 11 AM
Free Event (Parking Fees May Apply)
Enjoy a moderately-paced, 3-mile hike that will take you along Big Fresh Pong and Wolf Swamp with great views of Southampton's scenery.
 
Suffolk County PAL Fishing Trips For Children at Captree Dock
3500 E. Ocean Parkway, Babylon, NY 11702
631-852-6109
Wednesdays, July 6th through August 24th, 9 AM - 1 PM
$15 Per Person
Children are invited to join PAL Officers and the staff of the Princess II for a morning of fishing on Long Island's waters.
 
Hubbard Creek/Sears Bellows Traverse Hike
Red Creek Road, Hampton Bays, NY 11901
631-481-4228
Saturday, July 9th, 9 AM - 11 AM
Free Event (Parking Fees May Apply)
Hikers will meet on Red Creek Road in Hamption Bays for a moderately-paced hike with beautiful water views.
 
51 Pond Lane, Southampton, NY 11968
631-728-6492
Sunday, July 10th, 9 AM - 11 AM
Free Event (Parking Fees May Apply)
This relaxing trip will take hikers around Lake Agawam and up to Halsey House for a look at the property.
 
Lakeside Fishing Clinic at Town of Brookhaven Beach - FREE!
Lake Ronkonkoma, NY 11779
631-444-0283
Wednesday, July 13th, 6 PM - 7 PM
Free Event
Participants will learn the fundamentals of fish identification, fishing techniques, angling ethics, and ecology before heading out to go fishing.
 
7-in Heaven Kayak Adventure - Doubles & Singles at Paul T Given County Park
Route 25A , Smithtown, NY 11787
631-592-9804
Sunday, July 17th, 10 AM - 1 PM
$40 Per Person
Meet some great new people as you head out on the Nissequogue River for a 5.5 mile guided kayak adventure.
 
Town of Islip Fishing Clinic at Sayville Marine Park - FREE!
Sayville, NY 11782
631-444-0283
Thursday, July 21st, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Free Event
Enjoy an evening of fishing at Sayville Marine Park while learning the basics of fishing equipment, techniques, and ethics.
 
Kayak Trip Around Sag Harbor Cove
Bay Avenue, Sag Harbor, NY 11963
631-283-5432
Saturday, July 23rd, 10 AM - 12 PM
Free Event (Parking Fees May Apply)
Kayakers are invited to go out as a group and tour around Sag Harbor Cover for a late morning on the water.
 
Mill Path off Lopers Path, Bridgehampton, NY 11963
516-994-5947
Sunday, July 31st, 9 AM - 10 AM
Free Event (Parking Fees May Apply)
A short, 1.7-mile hike through Bridgehampton will feature fantastic ocean views and beautiful natural greens.
 
Family Fishing at Captree State Park - FREE!
3500 East Ocean Parkway, Babylon, NY 11702
631-587-3430
Sunday, July 31st, 12:30 PM - 3 PM
Free Event
Participants of Captree State Park's family fishing day will learn the fundamentals of fish identification, fishing techniques, angling ethics, and ecology before heading out to go fishing.
 
Summer Fun to Enjoy All Month Long!
This July, there is plenty of fun to be had around the Island - all Summer long! Whether you're a lover of the great outdoors, or enjoying some downtime in the comfort of a cooling air conditioner is more your speed, there's fun for everyone!

Celebrate Summer with a Day at Your Favorite Local Beach
Enjoying an afternoon of fun in the sun along Long Island's stretching coastlines is a beloved pasttime of Long Islanders for generations. This July, pack up a cooler, and head over to your favorite beach for an afternoon of fun that you won't soon forget!

Get Your Fun on at a Local Museum
No matter what fascinates you, Long Island's got a museum to suit your fancy! From museums dedicated to keeping locals in the know on Long Island history, to art museums, heritage museums, and learning centers, there's a museum for every interest here on Long Island, and what better way to spend the day cooling off with the whole family than on an educational adventure!
 
Head Over to Town Square for a Summer Concert Series
All Summer long, town squares across Long Island will be hosting Summer Concert Series, featuring many of your favorite local bands, cover bands, and evenings packed with fun for the whole family - for free!
 
Catch the Hottest Summer Flick at a Local Theater
What better way to cool down and relax on a Summer scortcher than heading over to one of Long Island's many local theaters to catch one of this Summer's biggest blockbusters, or even an upcoming indie flick? Head over to LongIsland.com's Movies Section for the scoop on all of this Summer's upcoming movie showtimes for all of your favorite local theaters across LI!

 
Which July Events Will You Be Attending This Year?
Let Us Know In The Comments Below!
 

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