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2013 Must-See Fall Festivals on Long Island

Top Ten on Long Island, Travel & Local Attractions, Seasonal & Current Events

As we head into the fall, festivals and fairs are still going on into October. Check out our list of fall festivals coming up on ...

Long Islanders had a great summer of fun and festivals, but as the weather gets colder a lot of Long Islanders may think that there is not much to do, but there are many things to do on Long Island all year round.
 
Even though it is getting colder, there are still many fun festivals happening this fall. From crafts fairs to food festivals, Long Islanders have a lot to choose from this fall.
 
Check out a few festivals going on, as well as our September’s Fall Family Fun Guide.
 
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Do you know any other great fairs or festivals going on this fall? Be sure to add the event to our events calendar!

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