LongIsland.com’s June 2018 Family Fun Guide: Craft Fairs, Live Shows & Father's Day Fun!


Make the most out of spring's finale and the official start to summer this June with an overwhelming selection of festivals, concerts, and Father's Day events!

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Smithtown comes alive each year with the beloved Smithown Festival Day!

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As it contains both spring's finale and the long-awaited beginning of summer, it's no surprise that June is absolutely overflowing with family activities here on Long Island. Once the school finals have been taken, kids across Nassau and Suffolk will be able to enjoy not only the beautiful summer weather, but all of the events that accompany it!

Dozens of Festivals and Fairs are scheduled throughout the month, giving Long Islanders a chance to enjoy thrilling rides, shop for one-of-a-kind crafts, and enjoy sugary treats. As if those weren't enough, there is also a great selection of Concerts and Live Performances, from Jones Beach to local town concert series, that will keep feet tapping throughout the month!

Don't forget to show Dad how much he means to your family when Father's Day arrives on June 17th! Whether he's into car shows or sports, there are some exciting events that he's definitely going to want you to take him to.

Needless to say, June's 30 days don't leave much time for delay if all of the best activities are to be enjoyed! Check out the list below and begin planning for a truly memorable kick-off to summer!

Festivals & Fairs
Thrilling rides, sugary delights, and live entertainment are the hallmarks of Long Island’s spring and summer festivals. A number of events are scheduled across every weekend this month, so deciding on which to attend will be mightily tricky!

Westbury Market Fair & Flea Market at NYCB Theatre - FREE!
960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury, NY 11590
Saturdays & Sundays, June 2nd through June 30th, 8 AM - 4 PM
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! Whether you're searching for a watch or a painting, the Westbury Market Fair has the one-of-a-kind items that you have been searching far and wide for!

Art in the Park Fine Art & Craft Fair at Heckscher Park - FREE!
Route 25A and Sabbath Day Path, Huntington, NY 11743
Saturday, June 2nd, and Sunday, June 3rd, 10 AM - 5 PM
Free Event

Dozens of artists and craftspeople will gather on the beautiful Heckscher Park grounds for two days of artistic expression and creative activities. In addition to being able to shop for unique works of art, attendees will be able to enjoy live demonstrations and musical performances throughout the weekend.

Greek Island Festival & Street Fair at St. Markella Church - FREE!
1960 Jones Avenue North, Wantagh, NY 11793
Thursday, June 7th, through Sunday, June 10th
Free Event

Family entertainment mixes with authentic Greek food and pastries at this Wantagh food festival and street fair. It is sure to provide entertainment for every member of the family!

Kings Park Day - FREE!
Main Street, Kings Park, NY 11754
Saturday, June 16th, 10 AM - 4 PM
Free Event

The Kings Park Chamber of Commerce is aiming to make this Kings Park Day the best one yet thanks to tons of vendors and entertainment for all members of the family. Perfect for a day filled with festival sweets and browsing the selections of local vendors.


Get Your Creativity On Improv and Storytelling Intensive
496 Smithtown Bypass, Suite 202, Smithtown, NY 11787
Tuesday, June 26th, 10 AM - 4 PM
$120 Per Person

Recharge your energy, connect with your own creative energy and cultivate creative confidence in this full-day intensive workshop designed for adults from all walks of life. Using improvisation games and exercises, we will learn how to shift into a creative mindset and develop and communicate ideas that grow into fully-realized scenes and stories.


Route 112 SuperStore's Grand Opening - FREE!
2006 Route 112, Medford, NY 11763
Saturday, June 16th, 12 PM - 4 PM
Free Event

Route 112 Superstore of Medford will be celebrating their Grand Opening on Saturday, June 16th. In addition to great deals on pre-owned vehicles, there will be plenty of entertainment for the entire family, including food, music, face painting for kids, and a number of other celebratory activities in order to introduce themselves to the community.

Nassau County Strawberry Festival at Bellmore BOCES School
2351 Jerusalem Avenue, Bellmore, NY 11710
Thursday, June 1st, through Sunday, June 4th
See Event Listing For Pricing

The beloved Nassau County Strawberry Festival returns for four packed days of rides, live entertainment, and the most delicious strawberry treats available.

5th Annual Long Island Orchid Festival at Planting Fields
1395 Planting Fields Road, Oyster Bay, NY, 11771
Friday, June 1st, through Sunday, June 3rd, 9 AM - 5 PM
Free Admission ($8 parking fee / NYS Empire Pass accepted)

Presented by the The Long Island Orchid Society, this three day festival features three days of guest lectures, painting demonstrations, and orchid vendors.

Broadway Commons Carnival - FREE!
358 North Broadway Commons, Hicksville, NY 11801
Friday, June 1st, through Sunday, June 17th
Free Event (Ride wristbands available)

Perfect for all ages, the Broadway Commons Carnival brings exciting rides and tasty treats to Hicksville for two-and-a-half weeks in June.

Antiques, Fine Art & Crafts Fair at Mattituck-Laurel Historical Society
18200 Main Road, Mattituck, NY 11952
Saturday, June 2nd, 9 AM - 4 PM
See Event Listing For Pricing

The Mattituck-Laurel Historical Society will hold a Antiques, Fine Art & Crafts Fair at its location on Saturday, June 2nd.

Farmingdale Spring Festival On the Green - FREE!
55 Motor Avenue, Farmingdale, NY 11735
Saturday, June 2nd, 10 AM - 5 PM
Free Event

An enormous craft fair, rides for children, and plenty of other family activities will be at this year's Farmingdale Festival On The Green.

2nd Annual North Fork Dog Dock Diving Festival at Greenport Harbor Brewing Company - FREE!
42155 Main Road, Peconic, NY 11958
Saturday, June 2nd, and Sunday, June 3rd, 9 AM - 5 PM
Free Event
Presented b
y Harbor Pet and Greenport Harbor Brewing Company, the second year of this popular event will help raise necessary funds for the Guide Dog Foundation.

Maggie Burbank Juried Arts and Crafts Show - FREE!
Main Street and Potunk Lane, Westhampton Beach, NY 11978
Saturday, June 2nd, and Sunday, June 3rd, at 10 AM
Free Event

Organized by the Greater Westhampton Beach Chamber of Commerce, this art and crafts show will bring together 30+ artists to showcase photography, paintings, and more.

Babylon Village Spring Fling Art & Music Festival - FREE!
220 Deer Park Avenue, Babylon, NY 11702
Saturday, June 2nd, and Sunday, June 3rd, 11 AM - 5 PM
Free Event

Long Islanders are encouraged to visit Babylon Village to enjoy a variety of deals at local shops and restaurants. On Saturday only, there will be activites for kids and a sidewalk chalk contest.

30th Annual Smithtown Festival Day - FREE!
Main Street, Smithtown, NY 11787
Sunday, June 3rd, 9 AM - 5 PM
Free Event

The Greater Smithtown Chamber of Commerce will be holding its annual Smithtown Day on Sunday, June 3rd. There will be plenty of vendors and activities for kids and adults alike.

Massapequa Community Street Fair - FREE!
Lower Broadway, Massapequa, NY 11758
Sunday, June 3rd, 11 AM - 6:30 PM
Free Event

A day of live entertainment, tasty foods, and craft vendors is to be expected at the Massapequa Chamber of Commerce's annual street fair.

Islip's 20th Annual Summer Main Street Festival - FREE!
401 Main Street, Islip, NY 11751
Sunday, June 3rd, 11 AM - 6 PM
Free Event

The twentieth anniversary of Islip's Main Street Festival will stretch from 401 Main Street to Route 111, offering food, music, and vendors throughout.

Franklin Square Kiwanis Spring Street Fair - FREE!
Franlkin Avenue, Franklin Square, NY 11010
Sunday, June 3rd, 10 AM - 5 PM
Free Event

More than 100 vendors and numerous rides will be packed into the massive Franklin Square Kiwanis Spring Street Fair that stretches for a half-mile on Franklin Avenue.

Wading River Duck Pond Day - FREE!
Wading River Duck Pond, Wading River, NY 11792
Sunday, June 3rd, 12 PM - 4 PM
Free Event

Involving everything from a 5K to benefit Long Islanders affected by breast cancer, to a parade with antique cars, Wading River Duck Pond Day has activities for both the young and young at heart.

HarborFest Dock Day and Craft Festival - FREE!
347 Main Street, Port Washington, NY 11050
Sunday, June 3rd, 10 AM - 5 PM
Free Event

Celebrate the natural beauty of Manhasset Bay with a day of live shows, boat demonstrations, and shopping with dozens of vendors.

Belmont Stakes Racing Festival at Belmont Park Racetrack
2150 Hempstead Turnpike, Elmont, NY 11003 (Map)
Thursday, June 7th, through Saturday, June 9th
See Event Listing For Pricing

The 2018 Belmont Stakes Racing Festival will be the 150th year of the Belmont Stakes, featuring three days of thoroughbred racing.

Greek Village Festival at Greek Orthodox Church of the Holy Resurrection
1400 Cedar Swamp Road, Brookville, NY 11545
Friday, June 8th, through Sunday, June 10th
See Event Listing For Pricing

Whether you're looking to indulge in some Greek pastries or browse the unique items at the flea market, the Greek Village Festival will have plenty to do.

Southampton Treasures and Collectibles Fair at Rogers Mansion - FREE!
17 Meeting House Lane, Southampton, NY 11968
Saturday, June 9th, 9 AM - 4 PM
Free Event

Regardless of whether you're shopping for furniture, jewelry, or anything in-between, the Southampton Treasures and Collectibles Fair is where you'll find the unique items that you seek.

LI Pour Fest 2018 at The Fairgrounds of The Polish American Independent Club
35 Jayne Boulevard, Port Jefferson Station, NY 11776
Saturday, June 9th, 2 PM - 6 PM
$50 - $80 Per Person

40+ breweries and performances from bands like Ras Ruben & The All-Star Band and Samurai Pizza Cats makes the LI Pour Fest is a must for beer and music lovers.

Brookhaven Family Fun Day and 5K Run/Walk "Fur" the Animals at Holtsville Ecology Site - FREE!
249 Buckley Road, Holtsville, NY 11742
Saturday, June 9th, 9 AM - 3 PM
Free Event

Beginning with a 5K race and finishing off with a packed afternoon of family events and activities, Brookhaven Family Fun Day is shaping up to be an unmissable spring event.

Wildlife and Craft Fair at Sweetbriar Nature Center
62 Eckernkamp Drive, Smithtown, NY 11787
Saturday, June 9th, 10 AM - 5 PM
$10 per car

In addition to seeing all of Sweetbriar Nature Center's resident animals up close, attendees will also be able to learn all about the incredible creatures. There will also be music, craft vendors, face painting, animal shows, and more.

Hope Lutheran Church Spring Fair - FREE!
46 Dare Road, Selden, NY 11784
Saturday, June 9th, 10 AM - 3 PM
Free Event

Enjoy a day of games, food, craft vendors, and face painting booths at Hope Lutheran Church in Selden.

Medford Chamber of Commerce's Vendor Fair - FREE!
Medford Memorial Park (Route 112), Medford, NY 11763
Saturday, June 9th, 10 AM - 5 PM
Free Event

Medford Memorial Park will be the site of a vendor fair packed with unique items that will satisfy every Long Islander's wish list.

44th Long Island Bavarian Festival at Plattduetsche Park & Restaurant
1132 Hempstead Turnpike, Franklin Square, NY 11010
$10 Per Person
Saturday, June 9th, and Sunday, June 10th
$10 Per Person

A staple of Long Island entertainment for over four decades, this year's Bavarian Festival promises games, rides, live music, and mouthwatering German dishes.

37th Peconic Quilt Show "Peace by Piece" at Suffolk County Community College
121 Speonk-Riverhead Road, Riverhead, NY 11901
Saturday, June 9th, and Sunday, June 10th
$10 Per Person

More than 150 quilts will be on display at the 37th iteration of this popular quilt show. There will also be charity raffles, special exhibits, vendors, and more.

18th Annual Arts Festival By The Bay
Main Street, Bay Shore, NY 11706
Sunday, June 10th, 11 AM - 6 PM
See Event Listing For Pricing

The 18th Annual Arts Festival By The Bay will be bringing artists, vendors, live music, and plenty other great entertainment options to Bay Shore.

Family Fun Day to Support Veterans' Programs at Saddle Rock Ranch
41 Coram-Swezeytown Road, Middle Island, NY 11953
Sunday, June 10th, 12 PM - 4 PM
$5 Per Person

Saddle Rock Ranch will be hosting a day of family entertainment to support local veterans' programs. Veterans will be able to take advantage of free entry to the event.

Long Island Pride Market Fair at Long Beach Boardwalk - FREE!
1 Long Beach Boulevard, Long Beach, NY 11561
Sunday, June 10th, 9 AM - 7 PM
Free Event

Hundreds of vendors and exhibitors will gather on the Long Beach Boardwalk as part of Pride on the Beach.

6th Annual PinkTie.org Event at The Carltun at Eisenhower Park
1899 Hempstead Turnpike, East Meadow, NY 11554
Monday, June 11th, 6 PM - 11 PM
See Event Listing For Pricing

The 6th Annual PinkTie.org Event is scheduled to be held at The Carltun at Eisenhower Park on Monday, June 11th. PinkTie.org will be bringing together business professionals for an exclusive night of networking to benefit Stony Brook Children's Hospital.

64th Annual Mattituck Strawberry Festival & Country Fair
Strawberry Fields (County Road 48), Mattituck, NY 11952
Thursday, June 14th, through Sunday, June 17th
$5 Per Person

Strawberry lovers will not want to miss this legendary Mattituck event that is the longest-running Strawberry Festival in Long Island's history. In addition to the most succulent strawberries and decadent desserts, there will be live music, rides, and fireworks.

Port Jefferson's Green Fest at Port Jefferson Village Center - FREE!
101 East Broadway, Port Jefferson, NY 11777
Saturday, June 16th, 1 PM - 5 PM
Free Event

The Greater Port Jefferson Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a day dedicated to raising awareness for recycling and helping to preserve our beautiful home for future generations.

Eternal Con - The Long Island Comic Con at NYCB Live: Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
1255 Hempstead Turnpike, Uniondale, NY 11553
Saturday, June 16th, and Sunday, June 17th

Head over to the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum for two full days of comics, cosplaying, and pop culture this June.

Seaford Craft & Gift Show - FREE!
Jackson Avenue & Sunrise Highway, Seaford, NY 11783
Saturday, June 16th, and Sunday, June 17th, 10 AM - 5 PM
Free Event

Whether you're looking for one-of-a-kind collectibles or quality merchandise at great prices, the Seaford Craft & Gift Show will have a little bit of everything.

Manorhaven Street Festival - FREE!
Manorhaven Boulevard, Port Washington, NY 11050
516-883-7000 ext 110
Saturday, June 23rd, 11 AM - 4 PM
Free Event

Celebrate the arrival of summer in Port Washington with vendors, face painting, clowns, treats, and a plethora of fun activities.

T2T Anything on Wheels Fundraiser - FREE!
4000 Middle Country Road, Lake Grove, NY 11755
Saturday, June 23rd, 11 AM - 4 PM
Free Event

Presented by Miller's Ale House and supporting the Tunnel To Towers Foundation, this special family event will bring together food, vendors, and stunning cars.

Spirit's Promse Equine Rescue Summer Fun Days
2746 Sound Avenue, Riverhead, NY 11901
Sunday, June 24th, 11 AM - 3 PM
$10 Adults / $5 Kids

Games for children, line dancing lessons, and farm tours are just some of the things to look forward to at this early-summer celebration in Riverhead.

The Mansion at Glen Cove Exotic Auto Show
200 Dosoris Lane, Glen Cove, NY 11542
Friday, June 29th, through Sunday, July 1st, 10 AM - 5 PM
See Event Listing For Pricing

Hundreds of incredible cars, including Ferraris, Porsches, and Maseratis, will be on display on The Mansion at Glen Cove's sprawling property.

Concerts & Live Performances
Keep your foot tapping throughout the month with a blend of concerts at local venues, Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater’s packed summer schedule, and a variety of free shows at town parks!

Musical Happenings on Main Street at Northport Village Park - FREE!
Main Street, Northport, NY 11768
Fridays, June 1st through June 29th, 7 PM - 8:30 PM
Free Event

Throughout June, July, and August, Friday nights means a fantastic selection of singer/songwriters performing at Northport Village Park. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy a wide variety of musical genres throughout the summer months.

Huntington Summer Arts Festival at Heckscher Park - FREE!
Prime Avenue and Main Street, Huntington, NY 11743
Tuesday, June 26th, through Saturday, June 30th
Free Event

The Huntington Summer Arts Festival brings free performances to Heckscher Park's Chapin Rainbow Stage 6 days each week- Tuesdays through Sundays. The series begins in June with The Wizard of Oz, the Huntington Community Band, and the Huntington Men's Chorus.

Summer Concerts in the Park at Planting Fields - FREE!
1395 Planting Fields Arboretum, Oyster Bay, NY 11771
Saturdays, June 2nd through June 30th, 6 PM - 7:30 PM
Free Event

Acoustically Correct, Southern Voice Band, Penny Land, The Como Brothers, and FiveStone are all on the schedule this June during Planting Fields Arboretum's series of summer concerts.

Dance Gavin Dance at The Space at Westbury
250 Post Avenue, Westbury, NY 11590
Tuesday, June 5th at 7 PM
$23+ Per Person

Head to The Space at Westbury for a very special performance by Dance Gavin Dance on Tuesday, June 5th.

Midge Ure & Paul Young at The Paramount
370 New York Avenue, Huntington, NY 11743
Thursday, June 7th at 8 PM
See Event Listing For Pricing

Midge Urge and Paul Young will be performing at The Paramount in Huntington as part of "The Soundtrack of Your Life Tour."

Lords of 52nd Street- Billy Joel's Original Band at The Suffolk Theater
118 East Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11901
Friday, June 8th at 8 PM
$39 - $49 Per Person

Long Island Music Hall of Fame inductees The Lords of 52nd Street will be performing all of the Billy Joel favorites from the 70s and 80s.

U2 Experience + Innocence Tour at NYCB Live: Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
1255 Hempstead Turnpike, Uniondale, NY 11553
Saturday, June 9th
See Event Listing For Pricing

U2 will be taking to the stage at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum for an unforgettable evening of classics and tunes from their latest album, Songs of Experience.

Woodstock Revival at Old Bethpage Village Restoration
1303 Round Swamp Road, Old Bethpage, NY 11804
Sunday, June 10th, 12 PM - 7:30 PM
$40 Per Person

Wonderous Stories, Half Step, Milagro, Jellyband, and Dave Diamond Band will all be performing at this year's Woodstock Revival at Old Bethpage Village Restoration.

Symphonic Pops of Long Island
201 Levittown Parkway, Hicksville, NY 11801
Sunday, June 10th, 2 PM - 4 PM
$10 Suggested Donation ($5 Seniors, Kids Free)

The Symphonic Pops of Long Island will be at Levittown Hall for a memorable Sunday afternoon of fantastic music.

106.1 WBLI Summer Jam 2018 at Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
1000 Ocean Parkway, Wantagh, NY 11793
Friday, June 15th at 5 PM
See Event Listing For Pricing

Shawn Mendes, Meghan Trainor, ZEDD, Marshmello, 5 Seconds of Summer, Backstreet Boys, Alessia Cara, Bebe Rexha, Dua Lipa, and Why Don't We will all be performing at Jones Beach as part of 106.1 BLI's Summer Jam 2018.

Blue Point Brewery's Summer Kickoff Concert
161 River Avenue, Patchogue, NY 11772
Saturday, June 16th, 3 PM - 10 PM
$15 Per Person

Start off summer right with a day of cold brews and music from acts like The Brother Pluckers, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, and The Infamous Stringdusters.

Cancer Can Rock at The Revolution Bar & Music Hall
140 Merrick Road, Amityville, NY 11701
Sunday, June 17th at 12 PM
$15 - $20 Per Person

Head to Revolution in Amityville for an afternoon of music with Spider Rockets, Jackpipe, Pine Street, Dead Superstar, and Ryder. Raffles, prizes, and more as well.

ZZ Top & John Fogerty at Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
1000 Ocean Parkway, Wantagh, NY 11793
Wednesday, June 20th at 7 PM
$25+ Per Person

Don't miss your chance to catch John Fogerty and ZZ Top during their "Blues and Bayous" tour stop at Jones Beach.

The Dogs of War Summer of 2018 Kickoff Concert for our Veterans at Mulcahy's
3232 Railroad Avenue, Wantagh, NY 11793
Thursday, June 21st, 6 PM - 11 PM
$24.99 Per Person

A great evening at Mulcahy's in Wantagh will be had while proceeds are raise for the brave men and women that fight for our country.

Poison / Cheap Trick / Pop Evil at Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
1000 Ocean Parkway, Wantagh, NY 11793
Thursday, June 21st at 7 PM
$25+ Per Person

A night of rock is all but guaranteed when Poison, Cheap Trick, and Pop Evil take to the Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater stage.

Happy Together Tour with The Turtles and more at NYCB Theatre at Westbury
960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury, NY 11590
Friday, June 22nd at 8 PM
See Event Listing For Pricing

Between The Turtles, Chuck Negron, Gary Puckett & The Union Gap, The Association, Mark Lindsay, and The Cowsills, an unforgettable night of music is bound to be had at NYCB Theatre at Westbury.

Foreigner / Whitesnake / Jason Bonham at Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
1000 Ocean Parkway, Wantagh, NY 11793
Friday, June 22nd at 7 PM
$30.50+ Per Person

Foreigner, Whitesnake, and Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience will be joining forces for a night of rock and roll classics at Jones Beach.

Lakeside Theatre at Eisenhower Park's Summer Concert Series - FREE!
Hempstead Turnpike and Merrick Avenue, East Meadow, NY 11554
Sunday, June 24th through Saturday, June 30th, at 8 PM
Free Event

Long Islanders are invited to attend Nassau County's 2018 Summer Concert Series at the Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre. June performances include The Real Diamond and Band of Long Island, as well as the Celebrate America Fireworks Show.

Montauk's Summer Concert Series at Montauk Village Green - FREE!
742 Montauk Highway, Montauk, NY 11954
Monday, June 25th at 6:30 PM
Free Event

Sponsored by the Montauk Chamber of Commerce, Montauk's summer concert series will officially kick off on June 25th with an acoustic performance by Black & Sparrow.

Town of Babylon's Summer Concert Series at Tanner Park - FREE!
Kerrigan Road, Amityville, NY 11726
Wednesday, June 27th, and Friday, June 29th, at 7:30 PM
Free Event

With some of the hottest original acts and tribute bands in the country, Town of Babylon's Summer Concert Series is one of the hallmarks of the South Shore's entertainment slate.  Over a dozen concerts are scheduled across the span of less than two months, so grab your chair and prepare for a summer of unforgettable tunes.

Westbury's Summer Concert Series at Piazza Ernesto Strada - FREE!
Post Avenue, Westbury, NY 11590
Thursday, June 28th at 7 PM
Free Event

The Piazza Ernestro Strada on Post Avenue and Maple Avenue in Westbury will be hosting family concerts and performances through the end of summer. Things kick off on June 28th with a performance by the renowned 60s tribute band, Just Sixties.

Styx / Joan Jett & The Blackhearts / Tesla at Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater
1000 Ocean Parkway, Wantagh, NY 1179
Friday, June 29th at 7 PM
$29.50+ Per Person

Styx and Joan Jett & The Blackhearts will be rocking at Jones Beach on Friday, June 29th, and they'll have Tesla there to keep the party rocking along.

Summer Concerts at The Bellport Bandshell - FREE!
Bellport Village Marina, Bellport, NY 11713
Friday, June 29th at 8 PM
Free Event

Bellport's Bandshell has an absolutely packed schedule of musical acts for its 2018 Summer Series. Grab your lawn chair and head down for the first show, The Lone Sharks, on June 29th.

Oyster Bay Music Festival at Raynham Hall Museum - FREE!
20 West Main Street, Oyster Bay, NY 11771
Saturday, June 30th, 1 PM - 3 PM
Free Event

Traditional music combines with free ice cream and the opportunity to create functional vegetable instruments at this special summer event at Raynham Hall Museum.

17th Annual Alive After Five - FREE!
Main Street, Patchogue, NY 11772
Thursday, June 28th at 5 PM
Free Event

Patchogue's Alive After Five series returns for its first 2018 date on June 28th! The series will be comprised of four nights of fantastic live music across seven stages and delicious food at Patchogue's best restaurants.

Father’s Day Fun
Show Dad how much you care about him by planning a special Father’s Day complete with local events like car shows and baseball games!

Nassau County Sherriff’s COBA Widows and Children’s Fund Father’s Day Car Show & Swap Meet - FREE!
2 Merrick Avenue, Merrick, NY 11566
Sunday, June 17th, 9 AM - 4 PM
Free Event

More than 300 cars will on be display for fathers and their families to enjoy at this enormous car show at the Merrick Train Station. Proceeds from the event will help support the Nassau County Sheriff’s COBA Widows and Children's Fund.

Father's Day at Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery
1660 Route 25A, Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724
Sunday, June 17th
See Event Listing For Pricing

Dads across Long Island will be celebrated this Father's Day at Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium with free admission when accompanied by their children.

Antique, Vintage and Collectibles Show at Sagtikos Manor
Montauk Highway & Manor Lane, West Bay Shore, NY 11706
Sunday, June 17th, 10 AM - 4 PM
$3 Per Person

More than 30 vendors will be at Sagtikos Manor to help celebrate Father's Day with unique items and a large plant sale. Visitors will also be able to take part in house tours of the historic building.

Father's Day Brunch at East Wind Long Island
5720 Route 25A, Wading River, NY 11792
Sunday, June 17th, 9:30 AM - 2 PM
See Event Listing For Pricing

East Wind Long Island in Wading River will be offering a special brunch menu to help fathers enjoy the special holiday with their families.

Daddy & Me Rockets at Center for Science Teaching & Learning
1450 Tanglewood Road, Rockville Centre, NY 11570
Sunday, June 17th, 10 AM - 1 PM
$40 Per Rocket

Each child and their father will be able to not only build a rocket, but also watch it hurdle into the atmosphere.

Long Island Ducks vs. Lancaster Barnstormers at Bethpage Ballpark
3 Court House Drive, Central Islip, NY 11722
Sunday, June 17th at 1:30 PM
$12 - $15 Per Person

Show Dad how much he is appreciated by taking him to an exciting matchup between the Long Island Ducks and the Lancaster Barnstormers at Bethpage Ballpark.

118th U.S. Open Championship at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club
200 Tuckahoe Road, Southampton, NY 11968
Monday, June 11th, through Sunday, June 17th
See Event Listing For Pricing

The 118th U.S. Open Championship will be held at the prestigious Shinnecock Hills Golf Club in Southampton across seven days this June. Dozens of golfers are expected to participate in the signature competition. The championship will consist of practice rounds and four championship rounds, as well as a pre-championship merchandise opening and a possible playoff round.

Have an event that you're especially looking forward to this June? Let us know in the comments below!



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