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LongIsland.com's 2016 August Family Fun Guide: Family Festivals, Outdoor Concerts, Nature Events & More!

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Between Long Island's outdoor concerts, main street festivals, and farmers markets, this August has no shortage of activities for all ages!

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As July draws to an end, we kick off the month of August with some sizzling heat - and some of the hottest fun and events happening all Summer! Whether you live for the dog days of Summer, or you're looking for cool ways to beat the heat this August, there's plenty of exciting entertainment happening across the Island - just because the Summer is winding down, doesn't mean the fun will be slowing down any time soon!

From local Main Street Days, which have become a beloved pasttime and tradition for Long Islanders of all ages, to Outdoor Summer Concert Series keeping the fun going well into the evening, there's something for everyone!

In addition to the family fun, there will also be plenty of Farmers Markets happening this August, where you can snag some locally grown fruits & veggies, delicious baked goods, honey, and other locally-made produce.

Ready for fun? Then dive in - get the scoop on the hottest happenings of the month below!

Festivals & Fairs
Summer is in full swing, and this August, there is no shortage of festivals, fairs, and main street days happening across Long Island! From the Westbury Market Fair, which will be bringing fun to the NYCB Theatre Parking Lot every weekend, to annual Festival Days taking over Main Streets across the Island, the options are endless for enjoying a festival this month!

Westbury Market Fair & Flea Market at NYCB Theatre - FREE!
960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury, NY 11590
516-669-7541
Saturdays & Sundays, August 6th through December 20th, 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!

Freedom Fit 2016 at Holtsville Ecology Site
249 Buckley Road, Holtsville, NY 11742
631-447-6287
Saturday, August 13th, 9 AM - 12 PM
$10 - $35 Per Person

Freedom Fit brings Long Islanders together for a morning of enjoyable physical activities! Whether you enter the 5K walk/run, participate in the bike rides that vary in length from 5 to 50 miles, or simply enjoy a yoga session, your support will directly help the Long Island Against Trafficking organization.

Two Roads Brewing Beer Dinner at The Grill
160 Adams Avenue, Hauppauge, NY 11788
631-436-7330
Tuesday, August 16th, 7 PM
$50 Per Person

Two Roads Brewing Company will be at The Grill in Hauppauge for a night of delicious food and signature brews. The evening will be centered around a four-course meal that has been expertly paired with four of Two Roads Brewing Company's finest.

United Ink Flight 816 NY Tattoo & Arts Festival at Cradle of Aviation
Charles Lindbergh Blvd., Garden City, NY 11530
631-584-3858
Friday, August 26th through Sunday, August 28th
See Event Listing For Pricing

Visit the Cradle of Aviation for a three day tattoo show devoted to vendors, galleries, and exhibits. Tattoo artists from around the world will present their work to thousands of enthusiastic attendees over the course of the weekend.

Freeport Gem & Mineral Show at the Freeport Rec Center
130 East Merrick Road, Freeport, NY 11520
Saturday, August 27th & Sunday, August 28th 10 AM - 5 PM
$5.50 per person, Kids 12 & under free with adult
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The Freeport Gem & Mineral Show, an essential event for gem, mineral, and fossil lovers, will be returning to the Freeport Rec Center this August! With numerous dealers selling minerals, gems, fossils, meteorites, beads, and hand-crafted jewelry, you'll find everything you want under one roof - and without paying retail prices!


37th Annual Sayville Summerfest - FREE!
Town of Sayville, NY 11782
631-567-5257
Friday, August 5th through Sunday, August 7th

Featuring over 200 craft and food vendors, rides, games, and fun for all, Sayville's Summerfest is shaping up to be the best one yet! Additionally, there will be a 4 mile fun run on Friday, garden expo on Saturday, and classic car show on Sunday,

Massapequa Park Street Fair 2016 - FREE!
Park Blvd & Front Street, Massapequa Park, NY 11762
201-737-9000
Saturday, August 6th through Sunday, August 7th, 11 AM - 6 PM
Free Event

The Massapequa Park Street Fair has been a staple of summer entertainment for over three decades thanks to entertainment for all and a great family atmosphere!

Baldwin Day 2016 at Baldwin Park - FREE!
Grand Avenue, Baldwin, NY 11510
516-223-8080
Saturday, August 6th
Free Event

With tons of vendors, events, and entertainment for all, Baldwin Day has become a town tradition for a good reason! The day will conclude with a fireworks show at 9 PM.

Long Island Sound & Art Festival at Northport Village Park - FREE!
1 Main Street, Northport, NY 11768
Sunday, August 7th, 12 PM - 6:30 PM
Free Event

Mountain Jam Orchestra, Elephant, Ken Talve Trio, and Djembe Movement will all be performing live at Northport Village Park during the Long Island Sound & Art Festival. The day will also feature a drum circle, live painting exhibits, and activities for all ages.

13th Annual Southampton Strings Festival at Southampton Cultural Center
25 Pond Lane, Southampton, NY 11968
631-287-4377
Monday, August 8th through Friday, August 19th
See Event Listing For Pricing

The mission of the Southampton String Festival is to give students (violinists, violists, and cellists ages 6 to 19) an opportunity to intensively study classical repertoire and skills in a hands-on, fun, creative way while broadening the scope of their musical knowledge and appreciation.

106th Annual Feast of the Assumption in Westbury - FREE!
St. Brigid/Our Lady of Hope School Parking Field, Westbury, NY 11590
516-238-9601
Thursday, August 11th through Monday, August 15th
Free Event

With the best home-cooked Italian food you’re likely to find on Long Island, this celebration in Westbury is essential for delicious food and entertainment for all.

SUMAQ Peruvian Food Festival at Cradle of Aviation Museum
Charles Lindbergh Boulevard, Garden City, NY 11530
516-572-4111
Saturday, August 13th through Sunday, August 14th, 10 AM - 8 PM
$15/$20 Adults, $7/$10 Children

More than twenty of the finest exhibitors from New York and Peru will be whipping up authentic cuisine and providing demonstrations for attendees to learn the secrets behind the dishes.

Back to School Blast at Smith Haven Mall - FREE!
313 Smith Haven Mall, Lake Grove, NY 11755
516-621-1446
Saturday, August 20th, 12 PM - 6 PM
Free Event

With 20+ vendors, face painting opportunities, complimentary child ID kits, and a meet-and-great with QuackerJack from the Long Island Ducks, the Back to School Blast is sure to be, well, a blast!

42nd Annual Polish Town Fair Polka Festival
300 Lincoln Street, Riverhead, NY 11901
631-369-1616
Saturday, August 20th through Sunday, August 21st, 10 AM - 6 PM
See Event Listing For Pricing

The 42nd Annual Polish Town Fair Polka Festival will bring a thriving market and live music to Riverhead for two days of family fun.

Zombie X Festival at Long Island Sports Park
149 Edwards Avenue, Calverton, NY 11933
631-428-0840
Saturday, August 20th, 6 PM - 12 AM
$30 Per Person

Can't get enough zombies? With a themed film fest, paintball survival, training classes, contests, and monster bands, Zombie X will surely satisfy your craving for the undead!

15th Annual Act 1 Blockfest at Michael E Memorial Fireman's Park
DeWitt Ave & Smith Street, Patchogue, NY 11772
631-758-3505
Sunday, August 21st, 11:30 AM - 7:30 PM
$10 Admission / Children Under 10 Are Free

Stanton Anderson Band, Kerry Kearney, Sweet Suzi, Pam Betti, and Danny Kean only begin to scratch the surface of live acts featured at the 15th Annual Act I Blockfest.

United Ink Flight 816 NY Tattoo & Arts Festival at Cradle of Aviation
Charles Lindbergh Boulevard, Garden City, NY 11530
516-572-4111
Friday, August 26th through Sunday, August 28th
$25 Adults / $12 Children

In addition to artists and vendor booths, the festival will feature art exhibits and a variety of museum galleries.

53rd Annual Shelter Island Art Show & Craft Fair - FREE!
33 North Ferry Road, Shelter Island, NY 11964
877-893-2290
Saturday, August 27th, 10 AM - 5 PM
Free Event

Artists and craftspeople of all backgrounds and specialties will be showcasing their work for visitors to appreciate and perhaps even purchase.

25th Annual Seafood Festival at The Long Island Maritime Museum
88 West Avenue, West Sayville, NY 11796
631-HISTORY
Saturday, August 27th through Sunday, August 28th, 10 AM - 7 PM
$8 General Admission, Free for Children Under 5

A full slate of live bands and children's entertainment will compliment a plethora of exhibits and art vendors.

Long Beach Historical Society's Arts & Crafts Fair - FREE!
Long Beach Boardwalk, Long Beach, NY 11561
631-432-1192
Saturday, August 27th through Sunday, August 28th, 10 AM - 7 PM
Free Event

Over 200 craft and food vendors will line the boardwalk from Long Beach Boulevard to Edwards Boulevard for two days of family fun on one of Long Island's most iconic boardwalks.

Wantagh Summer Festival at Wantagh LIRR Station - FREE!
Sunrise Highway (Oakland Avenue & Beech Street), Wantagh, NY 11793
516-644-5615
Sunday, August 28th, 10 AM - 5 PM
Free Event

100 merchandise vendors, the New York AutoFest classic car show, kids' rides, and live entertainment will all be featured at Wantagh's Annual Summer Festival!

Links Festival at Calverton Links
149 Edwards Avenue, Calverton, NY 11933
Sunday, August 28th, 12 PM - 8 PM
$25 Adults / $10 Children / Free for Children Under 5

Enjoy a day of children's activities, painting demonstrations from local artists, and live music by Wonderous Stories, Half Step, and more.

Concerts & Live Performances
Love Live Music? Then you're in luck! August is jam-packed with concerts - both indoor and outdoor, so you can get in the groove and beat the heat with some amazing live performances!

Jesse Luttrell Sings Big Band and Broadway at Off-Key Tikki
31 Baker Place, Patchogue, NY 11772
631-475-1723
Tuesday, August 2nd, 7 PM - 8 PM
$10 Advance / $15 Door

Back by popular demand, the unmistakable Jesse Luttrell will bring his full vaudevillian show to Off-Key Tikki for a night of swing, broadway, and popular hits!

NAS at The Emporium
9 Railroad Avenue, Patchogue, NY 11772
631-275-6200
Friday, August 12th, 10 PM
$40 Advance / $50 Door

Funk Master Flex will be spinning while NAS take the stage at The Emporium for a high-energy party like no other! If you're looking to have a great time and dance the night away, Patchogue is where you'll want to be!

Lakeside Theatre at Eisenhower Park's Summer Concert Series - FREE!
Harry Chapin Lakeside Theater, East Meadow, NY 11554
516-572-0355
Daily, August 6th through September 1st, 8 PM
Free Event (Parking fees may apply)

Eisenhower Park's Summer Concert Series will be bringing the best original and cover bands throughout August, including Eddie Money, Desert Highway, and more!

City of Long Beach's 2016 Summer Concert Series - FREE!
Various Venues, Long Beach, NY 11561
516-431-1000
Daily, August 1st through August 29th, 8 PM
Free Event

Running through the end of August, 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, August 2nd 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 August.

Nesconset's 9th Annual Summer Concert Series at The Gazebo - FREE!
Smithtown Boulevard, Nesconset, NY 11767
631-724-2543
Tuesdays, August 2nd through August 16th, 7:30 PM
Free Event

Performances including The Fast Lane, Beginnings, and The BRB Band ensure that Nesconset's Summer Concert Series is the place to be this summer!

Huntington Summer Arts Festival at Heckscher Park - FREE!
Main Street & Prime Avenue, Huntington, NY 11743
631-271-8423
Tuesday, August 2nd through Sunday, August 14th
Free Event

The Summer Arts Festival continues into August for performances six nights a week! Tuesdays are family nights with kids-friendly performances and the other nights are filled with folk, jazz, classical, and more!

Music Under The Stars - 2016 Summer Concert Series - FREE!
Various Parks, Oyster Bay, NY 11771
Tuesday, August 2nd, Friday, August 5th, & Saturday, August 6th, 8 PM
Free Event

From Dan Karahalis & The Concert Pops to Ambrosia, Oyster Bay is the town to be in for a summer of jamming in the moonlight!

Port Jefferson's 2016 Picnic Supper Concert Series at Harborfront Park - FREE!
101-A East Broadway, Port Jefferson, NY 11777
631-473-4724
Wednesdays, August 3rd 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, August 4th 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

Brad Paisley with Tyler Farr at Nikon at Jones Beach
1000 Ocean Parkway, Wantagh, NY 11793
866-558-8468
Thursday, August 4th, 8 PM
$31 - $91 Per Person

Braid Paisley will be passing though Jones Beach while on his summer tour, and he'll be bringing along Tyler Farr and Maddie and Tae for a night of country.

Dennis Cannataro Family Summer Concert Series 2016 at Smithtown Library - FREE!
1 North Country Road, Smithtown, NY 11787
631-360-2480
Thursdays, August 4th 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!

Port Jeff's 2016 Summer Harborside Concert Series - FREE!
101-A East Broadway, Port Jefferson, NY 11777
631-473-4724
Thursday, August 4th, 8 PM
Free Event

Port Jefferson's Summer Harborside Concert Series has become a tradition in the town - and for good reason! The series concludes on August 4th with country favorites by Six Gun and DJ Neil Wrangler.

Clinton G. Martin Park Summer Concert Series - FREE!
1601 Marcus Avenue, New Hyde Park, NY 11042
516-627-4204
Friday, August 5th, 7:30 PM
Free Event

The world-class Rod Stewart tribute act, ‘The Rod Rock Experience,’ will be taking to the stage for a set packed with Stewart’s greatest career hits.

Glen Cove Friday Night Downtown Sounds - FREE!
Glen Cove Village Square, Glen Cove, NY 11542
516-759-6970
Fridays, August 5th through August 26th, 7:30 PM
Free Event

With a packed schedule that is sure to keep you rocking throughout August, Downtown Sounds will be filling Glen Cove with live music from some of the hottest acts in the area!

Hot Tuna with Leftover Salmon at The Space at Westbury
250 Post Avenue, Westbury, NY 11590
516-283-5566
Friday, August 5th, 8 PM
$45 - $85 Per Person

The incomparable Hot Tuna will be performing at The Space at Westbury with equally special guest, Leftover Salmon.

Summer Concerts at The Bellport Bandshell - FREE!
Bellport Village Marina, Bellport, NY 11713
631-286-0327
Fridays, August 5th 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!

4th Annual Sound of Summer at Strong's Water Club & Marina - FREE!
2255 Wickham Avenue, Mattituck, NY 11952
631-298-4739
Select Saturdays, August 6th 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.

Summer Concerts on The Stony Brook Village Green - FREE!
Stony Brook, NY 11790
631-751-2244
Sundays, August 7th through August 21st, 7 PM - 9 PM
Free Event

August kicks off at the Stony Brook Village Green with Jack's Waterfall, keeps things moving with Left Jab, and finally concludes with The Precisions on August 21st.

North Hempstead Beach Park's Beach Concert Series
West Shore Road, Port Washington, NY 11050
516-627-4204
Sunday, August 7th, 1 PM
Free Admission ($10 Parking)

910 Fruitgum Company will be headlining at North Hempstead Beach Park with their unique blend of 60s and 70s favorites to close out this summer’s series!

Summer Concert Series at Bayard Cutting Arboretum
440 Montauk Highway, Great River, NY 11739
631-581-1002
Sundays, August 7th through August 28th, 2 PM
See Event Listing For Pricing

Bayard Cutting Arboretum's summer concert series continues in August for four consecutive weeks of music-filled Sunday afternoons.

Lords of 52nd Street at Suffolk Theater
118 East Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11901
631-727-4343
Thursday, August 11th, 8:30 PM
$35 - $45 Per Person

Billy Joel's original band from the 70s and 80s will be performing all of the classic songs that you grew up on and still hum to this day.

Goat On A Boat Presents Cinderella at Bay Street Theater
Corner of Bay Street & Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963
631-725-9500
Saturday, August 13th, 11 AM
See Event Listing For Pricing

Renowned non-profit puppet theatre company Goat on a Boat returns to Bay Street Theater for a fantastic reimagining of Cinderella! The show will feature kids' favorite characters and beautifully painted sets.

Black Sabbath & Rival Sons at Nikon at Jones Beach
1000 Ocean Parkway, Wantagh, NY 11793
866-558-8468
Wednesday, August 17th, 7:30 PM
$35 - $180 Per Person

Black Sabbath will be taking the stage at Nikon at Jones Beach for one last time as they near the end of their farewell tour! Ozzy Osbourne, Geezer Butler, and Tony Iommi will take you on a metal journey through their unparalleled 45+ year catalogue.

Blue Oyster Cult at The Suffolk Theater
118 East Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11901
631-727-4343
Friday, August 19th, 8 PM
$60 - $70 Per Person

Long Island's own Blue Oyster Cult will be at the Suffolk Theater to rock through hits like Don't Fer The Reaper, Burnin' For You, and Godzilla.

2016 Long Island Bluegrass Festival at Tanner Park
Kerrigan Road, Copiague, NY 11726
631-587-3696
Saturday, August 20th
$20 Adults / $10 Children/Seniors / Free for Children Under 7

With multiple music stages, a variety of workshops for kids and adults, and plenty of tasty treats, the Long Island Bluegrass Festival is a staple of summer on the Great South Bay!

11th Annual Long Island Comedy Festival at Theatre Three
412 Main Street, Port Jefferson, NY 11777
631-928-9100
Friday, August 26th, 8 PM
See Event Listing For Pricing

Paul Anthony, Stevie G.B., Bill McCarty, and Richie Byrne will take the stage for a night of comedy that is sure to induce belly laughs!

Bobby Collins at Bay Street Theater
Corner of Bay Street & Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963
631-725-9500
Monday, August 29th, 8 PM
See Event Listing For Pricing

One of the main faces on the stand-up scene today, Bobby Collins brings his remarkable wit and unmistakable charm to Bay Street Theater for a night of endless laughs.

Nature & Outdoor Fun
As Summer is winding down, it's the perfect time to take advantage of Long Island's amazing natural resources - why not spend a day cruising the Sound or enjoying an evening stroll at one of LI's beautiful parks? There are plenty of ways to enjoy the great outdoors this August - get the scoop below!

Port Washington Shoreline Historic Walking Tours
Town Dock, Port Washington, NY 11050
516-365-9074
Saturday, August 6th through Sunday, August 7th, 11 AM - 12:30 PM
$8 Per Person

Join a knowledgeable tour guide walking the shoreline while you see and hear the fascinating history of early Port Washington.

Riverhead Snapper Clinic at Peconic Riverfront Park - FREE!
Peconic Avenue, Riverhead, NY 11901
631-444-0283
Wednesday, August 24th, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Free Event

New York State's Department of Environmental Conservation will be holding a free snapper clinic that will teach children and adults how to identify fish and prepare equipment.


Babylon Invitational Tuna Tournament at Babylon Village Dock - FREE!
494 Fire Island Avenue, Babylon, NY 11702
516-819-9596
Friday, August 5th through Sunday, August 7th, 10 AM - 11 PM
Free Event

Head to Babylon Village this August for an invitational fishing tournament and maritime festival with a variety of vendors and booths.

Wildflowers Meander at Connetquot River State Park Preserve
Sunrise Highway, Bohemia, NY 11716
631-581-1072
Saturday, August 6th, 10 AM - 1 PM
$4 Per Person ($8 Parking Fee)

This NYS Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation program invited adults to search for elusive wildflowers throughout the preserve.

Hempstead Lake Summer Fishing Clinic - FREE!
Southern State Parkway, West Hempstead, NY 11552
631-444-0283
Saturday, August 6th, 10 AM - 2 PM
Free Event

New York State's Department of Environmental Conservation will be holding a free fishing clinic that will teach children and adults how to identify fish and prepare equipment.

T'ai Chi at Shorefront Park - FREE!
Rider Ave & Smith Street, Patchogue, NY 11772
631-475-5730
Saturdays, August 6th through August 27th, 9 AM - 11 AM
Free Event

Join like-minded people as you immerse yourself in the art of concentration and relaxation at this weekly meeting at Shorefront Park.

Garvies Point Day at Garvies Point Museum
50 Barry Drive, Glen Cove, NY 11542
516-571-8010
Saturday, August 6th, 10 AM - 4 PM
$5 Per Person

All are invited to attend Garvies Point Day, which will feature hands-on nature programs, crafting opportunities, and a chance to experience the butterfly gardens.

East End Seaport Museum's Bug Lighthouse Tours
3rd Street and Wiggins Street, Greenport, NY 11944
631-477-2100
Saturdays, August 6th through September 24th, 4 PM - 6 PM
$20 - $35 Per Person

Enjoy East End Seaport Museum's narrated tour and round-trip boat ride that will take you right to the historic Bug Lighthouse.

Sail on Port Jeff's 80' Tall SoundWaters Ship
101 East Broadway, Port Jefferson, NY 11777
203-406-3335
Thursday, August 11th through Sunday, August 14th
$35 Per Person

Choose between an afternoon voyage, which is ideal for families, or a more adult-oriented sunset adventure for a beautiful evening on the water.

6th Annual Dig Pink Sand Volleyball Tournament
Jones Beach Volleyball Courts, Wantagh, NY 11793
Saturday, August 13th, 9 AM - 5 PM
$35 - $40 Per Person

B&B Volleyball will be hosting its 6th Annual Beach Volleyball Tournament Fundraiser in conjunction with Dig Pink and The Side-out Foundation. Head down for a day of sports action on the beach!

Farmers Markets
Finding the freshest fruits and vegetables this August is as simple as heading to a local Farmers Market! Locations across Nassau and Suffolk are filled with delicious produce, baked goods, and more, making these weekend markets ideal for stocking up for the week ahead!

Westhampton Beach Farmers Market 2016 - FREE!
85 Mill Road, Westhampton Beach, NY 11978
Saturdays, August 6th through November 5th, 9 AM - 1 PM
Free Event

From fruits and vegetables to baked goods and cooked dishes, the Westhampton Beach Farmers Market has all the items you need for healthy and delicious eating.

Patchogue Train Station Farmers Market - FREE!
39 Funaro Court, Patchogue, NY 11772
631-323-3653
Sundays, August 7th through November 20th, 9 AM - 1 PM
Free Event

The Patchogue Farmers Market at the Patchogue Train Station sells plenty of fruits and vegetables, pickles, baked goods, jams, jellies, breads, and flowers.

Sunny Side Farmers' Market in Commack - FREE!
74 Hauppauge Road, Commack, NY 11725
631-991-5990
Thursdays, August 4th through October 27th, 11 AM - 6 PM
Free Event

Visit Sunny Side Farmers Market in Commack to meet with local growers and food producers while browsing all of the delicious items they have for sale.

Port Jefferson Farmers Market at Steam Room - FREE!
Corner of Route 25A & Route 112, Port Jefferson, NY 11777
631-323-3653
Thursdays, August 4th through September 29th, 10 AM - 4:30 PM
Free Event

Head to the Port Jefferson Farmers Market for a diverse selection of fruits, vegetables, corn, tomatoes, and much, much more!

Sunny Side Farmers' Market on Willis AvenueFREE!
730 Willis Avenue, Williston Park, NY 11596
631-991-5990
Fridays, August 5th through October 28th, 10 AM - 4 PM
Free Event

Featured products at this market include produce from Sujecki Farms, Carucci Greenhouses, Bee My Honey, Knot of this World, Gianni's Chicken Burgers and more.

Amityville Farmers Market at Amityville Village Hall - FREE!
21 Ireland Place, Amityville, NY 11701
631-264-6000
Fridays, August 5th through November 18th, 2 PM - 7 PM
Free Event

Sponsored by the Amityville Chamber of Commerce, this weekly farmers market has everything you could possibly need - and plenty that you will want!

Patchogue Farmers Market 2016 - FREE!
Montauk Highway (West of Route 112), Patchogue, NY 11772
631-323-3653
Fridays, August 5th through November 4th, 8 AM - 1 PM
Free Event

Absolutely brimming with fruits, vegetables, corn, homemade soaps, coffee, and plenty of other items, the Patchogue Farmers Market demands multiple visits this summer and fall.

Havens House Museum's Farmers Market - FREE!
16 South Ferry Road, Shelter Island, NY 11964
631-749-0025
Saturdays, August 6th through September 3rd, 9 AM - 12:30 PM
Free Event

Come support local farmers, craftspeople and business owners selling local produce, flowers, herbs,fish, breads, pies, pickles, and more.

New Hyde Park Farmers' Market - FREE!
1441 Jericho Turnpike, New Hyde Park, NY 11040
631-944-2661
Saturdays, August 6th through November 19th, 8 AM - 1 PM
Free Event

With renowned vendors selling a tremendous variety of edible delights, New Hyde Park is where you’ll want to be on Saturday mornings to stock up for the week ahead.

Eat Local Long Island Farmers Market at Tanger Outlets - FREE!
Arches Circle (The Fountain at The Piazza), Deer Park, NY 11729
516-694-2859
Saturdays, August 6th through November 5th, 10 AM - 3 PM
Free Event

Eat Local Long Island Farmers' Market is absolutely brimming with fresh fruits, vegetables, and a wide variety of other items!

New Hyde Park Farmers Market at Village Hall - FREE!
West of New Hyde Park Road, New Hyde Park, NY 11040
Saturdays, August 6th through November 19th
Free Event

Come out to the New Hyde Park Farmers Market and find the finest local purveyors and producers of local goods

Seaford Farmers Market at Seaford Train Station - FREE!
Sunrise Highway, Seaford, NY 11783
631-323-3653
Saturdays, August 6th through November 19th, 7 AM - 12 PM
Free Event

Fruits, vegetables, flowers, breads, soups, vegan items, coffee, teas, wraps, wines, pretzels, dog treats - the list of items available at the Seaford Farmers Market is seemingly endless.

Islip Farmers Market at Islip Town Hall - FREE!
655 Main Street, Islip, NY 11751
631-323-3653
Saturdays, August 6th through November 19th, 7 AM - 12 PM
Free Event

Looking for fruits, vegetables, olive oils, baked goods, seafood, or anything else under the sun? The Islip Farmers Market is where to find it!

Northport Village's Farmers Market - FREE!
Main Street, Northport, NY 11768
Saturdays, August 6th through November 19th, 8 AM - 12 PM
Free Event

Head to Northport Harbor on Saturday mornings for a farmers market filled with the freshest foods and tastiest treats!

Sunny Side Farmers' Market on Hillside Avenue - FREE!
234 Hillside Avenue, Williston Park, NY 11596
631-991-5990
Sundays, August 7th through October 30th, 9 AM - 2 PM
Free Event

With cooking demos, a kids corner, healthy eating workshops, and live music, the vendors at the Hillside Avenue farmers market are in good company for a great morning every Sunday.

Sunrise Mall Craft & Farmers Market - FREE!
5801 Sunrise Highway, Holbrook, NY 11741
631-667-3976
Sundays, August 7th through November 6th, 11 AM - 5 PM
Free Event

Enjoy a wide selection of jams, breads, vegetables, handmade items, accessories, and even live music and entertainment!

Babylon Village Farmers' Market - FREE!
Railroad Avenue & North Carll, Babylon, NY 11702
Sundays, August 7th through November 20th, 8 AM - 1 PM
Free Event

Browse local produce, cheeses, breads, fresh pasta, sauces, jams, and a number of vegan and gluten free items.

Rockville Centre Farmers Market - FREE!
Railroad Parking Lot Number 12, Rockville Centre, NY 11570
631-323-3653
Sundays, August 7th through November 20th, 7 AM - 12 PM
Free Event

The Rockville Centre Farmers Market has coffee, fruit, vegetables, baked goods, pickles, wines, and plenty of items you wouldn't even think of looking for!

Huntington Farmers Market on Main Street - FREE!
East of Route 110 North, Huntington, NY 11743
631-323-3653
Sundays, August 7th through November 20th, 7 AM - 12 PM
Free Event

Regularly filled with fruits, vegetables, olive oils, baked goods, spices, and more, the Huntington Farmers Market is a must-visit.

Sunny Side Farmers' Market in Lindenhurst - FREE!
Village Gazebo, Lindenhurst, NY 11757
631-991-5990
Saturdays, August 6th through October 29th, 9 AM - 2 PM
Free Event

Enjoy a diverse selection of fresh produce, baked goods, breads, yogurt, and live cooking demos and music!

Beat the Heat this August with Family Fun Across the Island!
Not into the Summer Sizzle? No problem! There are plenty of ways to beat the heat this August, both indoors and outdoors, while still having an excellent time! Whether you're looking for an enjoyable afternoon or a memorable evening, these activities involve all of the thrills without the sweat!


See the Stars During the Perseid Meteor Shower
The Perseid meteor shower is the second week of August and will hit its peak from August 11th until August 14th. Head out to a dark, less populated area, such as a state park, after midnight for the best chance to see this incredible astronomical show!

Enjoy Art In The Comfort Of Air Conditioning
While art can be found in countless forms, art galleries collect everything from paintings to sculptures for public viewing and purchase. Best of all, you'll be able to cool off on a hot afternoon while appreciating work from the best local artists!

Plan an Afternoon of Educational Fun at a Local Museum
What better way to beat the heat then enjoying one of Long Island's many fascinating (and air conditioned!) local museums? No matter what your passion is, there's a museum for you here on Long Island that will suit your interests. Whether you're looking for a day of family fun, or you're looking for a unique way to spend a day with that special someone, an afternoon at the museum simply can't be beat!

 

 

Which August Events Are You Most Excited About Attending?
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