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LongIsland.com’s August 2018 Family Fun Guide: Summer Fairs, Outdoor Concerts, Farmers Markets & More!

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August offers the perfect opportunity to spend quality family time at a local festival, enjoy the sounds of acclaimed musical acts, and indulge in the freshest local produce!

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The best way to enjoy the summer weather is by heading to one of the dozens of spectacular LI beaches!

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July might have been overflowing with summer entertainment, but another full month of fun awaits Long Islanders this August! In-between trips to local beaches and lazy days out at the pool, an unbelievable amount of events are being held to keep the good times flowing. Fairs and Festivals provide a fantastic selection of events from which to plan your month around. As there are events scheduled for every weekend throughout August, there is always a new family outing to look forward to!

Combining fantastic musical acts with beautiful outdoor settings, Outdoor Concerts are an ideal way to experience a summer afternoon or evening. Local towns and organizations have worked harder than ever to ensure that the line-ups for their summer concert series appeal to the widest audiences possible.

Plus, for those that want to eat right while supporting local businesses, stocking up on locally-grown fruits and vegetables is as easy as heading to nearby Farmers Markets.

There isn't a second to waste if all of the entertainment is to be enjoyed, so be sure to check out the events below and begin planning out your last full month of summer!

Festivals & Fairs
Thrilling rides, delicious treats, and handmade crafts are just some of the staples of summer festivals and fairs. Perfect for both the young and young at heart, these local events are sure to bring families together for days of seasonal entertainment!

Westbury Market Fair & Flea Market at NYCB Theatre - FREE!
960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury, NY 11590
516-669-7541
Saturdays and Sundays, August 4th through August 26th, 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!


Patchogue's 17th Annual Alive After Five - FREE!
Main Street, Patchogue, NY 11772
Thursdays, August 2nd and August 16th, at 5 PM
Free Event

Patchogue's renowned Alive After Five series concludes this August with two fantastic dates to look forward to. The series as a whole is comprised of four nights of fantastic live music across seven stages and delicious food at Patchogue's best restaurants.


Sayville Summerfest at Gillette Park - FREE!
Between Gillette & Candy Avenues, Sayville, NY 11782
631-567-5257
Friday, August 10th, through Sunday, August 12th
Free Event

Kicking off on Friday, August 10th, the Sayville Summerfest will feature three full days of rides and vendors, as well as Bridalfest and the Hon. John Cohalan 4 Mile Run on Saturday, and a classic car show on Sunday.


Crescent Beach Club's White Party On The Beach
333 Bayville Avenue, Bayville, NY 11709
516-628-3000
Sunday, August 26th, 6 PM - 10 PM
$30 - $75 Per Person

Dress in your favorite white outfit and prepare for a night of delicious dishes, savory desserts, top-shelf bar drinks, and live music by Andre Phillips Steel Drum Band at Crescent Beach Club's White Party On The Beach.

8th Annual San Gennaro Feast of the Hamptons
Good Ground Road, Hampton Bays, NY 11946
631-728-0066
Saturday, September 29th, and Sunday, September 30th
See Event Listing For Pricing

Attendees of this year's San Gennaro Feast of the Hamptons will be able to enjoy live entertainment, rides, fireworks, and plenty of other activities that the entire family can enjoy.


7th Annual Long Beach International Film Festival
The City of Long Beach, Long Beach, NY 11561
Wednesday, August 1st, through Saturday, August 4th
See Event Listing For Pricing

The LBIFF is celebrating its seventh year with four full days of feature-length films and shorts. Fans of all types of film genres will find new favorites thanks to a healthy variety of content.

East Northport Fireman's Fair & Parade - FREE!
One Ninth Avenue, East Northport, NY 11731
Wednesday, August 1st, through Saturday, August 4th
Free Event

The East Northport Fire Department will be hosting its annual fair across four days this August. Children and adults alike will enjoy the fair's games, rides, and tasty treats, as well as the parade on August 1st.

Garvies Point Museum Day
50 Barry Drive, Glen Cove, NY 11542
516-571-8010/11
Saturday, August 4th, 10 AM - 4 PM
$5 Per Person

Garvies Point Museum and Preserve in Glen Cove's annual celebration provides the setting for a memorable day of family entertainment thanks to nature walks, outdoor tours, informative exhibits, and hands-on activities.

Baldwin Day at Baldwin Park - FREE!
Southern End of Grand Avenue, Baldwin, NY 11510
Saturday, August 4th
Free Event

With tons of vendors, events, and entertainment for all, Baldwin Day has become a town tradition for quite a good reason. This year's event will be held on August 4th at Baldwin Park.

Tomato Festival at Harbes Farm & Vineyard
715 Sound Avenue, Mattituck, NY 11952
631-298-0800
Saturday, August 4th, through Sunday, August 5th, 10 AM - 7 PM
See Event Listing For Pricing

Whether you're looking forward to the tomato eating content, relay races, rolling competitions, or beloved farm activities on the 100+ acre farm, the Annual Tomato Festival is a great opportunity to experience Harbes Farm.

Massapequa Park Street Fair at Park Boulevard - FREE!
Sunrise Highway to Clark Boulevard, Massapequa Park, NY 11562
516-644-5615
Sunday, August 5th, 11 AM - 6 PM
Free Event

150+ craft vendors, live bands, oyster shucking, rides, and a petting zoo merely scratch the surface of what will thrill attendees of this year's Massapequa Park Street Fair.

Patchogue Fire Department Carnival at St Joseph's College
155 West Roe Boulevard, Patchogue, NY 11772
631-831-4785
Thursday, August 9th, through Sunday, August 12th
See Event Listing For Pricing

In addition to rides, games, food, and prizes, the Patchogue Fire Department will also be providing fire prevention lessons, fingerprinting, a chance to see a fire truck up close, and a number of other family-friendly activities.

Riverhead's Alive on 25 - FREE!
Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11901
631-209-4244
Thursdays, July 5th, July 12th, and July 26th, 5 PM - 9:30 PM
Free Event

Having already entertained thousands of Long Islanders, Downtown Riverhead will be the site of one more Alive on 25 date this summer on August 9th. Main Street will be closed for a full festival complete with live music, restaurant specials, and family activities.

Long Island Craft Classic at Heckscher State Park
1 Heckscher State Parkway, East Islip, NY 11730
Saturday, August 11th, 1 PM - 5:30 PM
See Event Listing For Pricing

A 21+ event for Long Islanders that love beer, wine, cider, and delicious BBQ eats, the Long Island Craft Classic combines delicious food and drinks with the fantastic atmosphere of Heckscher State Park.

Spirit's Promise Equine Rescue Summer Fun Day
2746 Sound Avenue, Riverhead, NY 11901
631-875-0433
Sunday, August 12th, 11 AM - 3 PM
$10 Adults / $5 Kids

Whether you want to learn how to line dance or browse the unique items that vendors have to offer, Spirit's Promise Equine Rescue in Riverhead will be the place to be for a day of summer fun.

Greek Festival at Panaghia of Island Park Greek Orthodox Church - FREE!
83 Newport Road, Island Park, NY 11558
Thursday, August 16th, through Sunday, August 19th, 5 PM - 11 PM
Free Event

Long Islanders are invited to celebrate Greek culture with four full days of music, food, and special events at Panaghia Greek Orthodox Church in Island Park.

24th Annual Show on the Montauk Green - FREE!
745 Montauk Highway, Montauk, NY 11954
631-668-5336
Friday, August 17th, through Sunday, August 19th
Free Event

Painters, sculpters, photographers, and a variety of other artists will gather at the Montauk Village Green to embrace artistic expression and share their creations with art-loving Long Islanders.

44th Annual Polish Town Fair Polka Festival
300 Lincoln Street, Riverhead, NY 11901
Saturdaym August 18th, and Sunday, August 19th, 10 AM - 6 PM
See Event Listing For Pricing

Two full days of crafts, food, and polka music are to be expected at the Polish Town Civic Association's 2018 Fair & Festival. The festival will also feature a polka dance at Polonaise Park from 5 PM to 11 PM on Saturday, August 18th.

16th Annual Long Island Bluegrass Festival at Tanner Park
South Kerrigan Road, Copiague, NY 11726
Saturday, August 18th, 12 PM - 7 PM
$10 - $15 Per Person

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

Peach Festival at Harbes Farm & Vineyard
715 Sound Avenue, Mattituck, NY 11952
631-298-0800
Saturday, August 18th, through Sunday, August 19th, 10 AM - 7 PM
See Event Listing For Pricing

How many peaches can one person eat? Long Islanders will find out at the peach eating contest during Harbes Farms' Peach Festival! In addition to all things peaches, families will enjoy a plethora of seasonal activities across the farm's 100+ acres.

BeachFeast at North Hempstead Beach Park
175 West Shore Road, Port Washington, NY 11050
516-869-6311
Saturday, August 18th, 12 PM - 5 PM
Parking Fee: $10 Cash / $7 Debit

On Saturday, August 18th, North Hempstead Beach Park will be the location of BeachFeast, an outdoor festival dedicated to delicious food and drinks.

New Hyde Park Italian Festival at Michael J. Tully Park
1801 Evergreen Avenue, New Hyde Park, NY 11040
Wednesday, August 22nd, through Sunday, August 26th
See Event Listing For Pricing

Mouthwatering pastries, thrilling rides, spectacular fireworks, and a plentiful selection of vendors will all be found at this year's Italian Festival at Michael J. Tully Park.

Summer Music and Arts Festival at American Legion
826 Hubal Street, Bohemia, NY 11716
631-445-3909
Saturday, August 25th, 2 PM - 6 PM
$25 Per Person

Head over to Bohemia for an afternoon of food, art, and live music with Albums We Love, who will be performing The Rolling Stones' "Sticky Fingers."

38th Annual Hallockville Country Fair & Craft Fair
6038 Sound Avenue, Riverhead, NY 11901
631-298-5292
Saturday, August 25th, through Sunday, August 26th, 10 AM - 5 PM
See Event Listing For Pricing

A beloved annual tradition at Hallockville Museum Farm, the country fair provides the perfect setting for Long Islanders to enjoy each other's company. Attendees will enjoy special exhibits, a livestock display, family games, guided tours, and more.

Watermelon Festival at Harbes Farm
715 Sound Avenue, Mattituck, NY 11952
631-298-0800
Saturday, August 25th, through Sunday, August 26th, 10 AM - 7 PM
See Event Listing For Pricing

Watermelon eating contests, seed spitting challenges, and an endless supply of delicious watermelon treats will be the centerpiece of this exciting family festival at Harbes Farm in Mattituck.

Long Island Scottish Festival and Highland Games at Old Westbury Gardens
30 Old Westbury Road, Old Westbury, NY 11568
516-747-7589
Saturday, August 25th, 8 AM - 5 PM
$20 Per Person

From bagpipe bands to pony rides, Old Westbury Gardens will be the prime place for a day of Scottish-themed entertainment for all ages.

Outdoor Concerts & Live Performances
Whether you're looking to head to relax at a local park or enjoy some soothing sounds on the shoreline, there are sure to be more than a few concerts this August that will be playing your favorite summer jams!

Huntington Summer Arts Festival at Heckscher Park - FREE!
Prime Avenue & Main Street, Huntington, NY 11743
631-271-8423
Various Days, Wednesday, August 1st through Sunday, August 12th, at 8 PM (Tuesdays at 7 PM)
Free Event

The Huntington Summer Arts Festival brings free performances to Heckscher Park's Chapin Rainbow Stage Tuesdays through Sundays each week. Attendees will be able to enjoy a wide variety of performances including family shows each Tuesday.

Town of Oyster Bay's Music Under The Stars Series - FREE!
Various Locations, Town of Oyster Bay, 11771
516-797-7900
Various Days, Wednesday, August 1st through Saturday, August 12th, at 8 PM
Free Event

The Town of Oyster Bay's Music Under The Stars series will have your foot-tapping until mid-August with a plethora of renowned musical talent like BonJourney, Wonderous Stories, and The Lords of 52nd Street.


Noontime Concerts at Eisenhower Park - FREE!
Merrick Avenue, East Meadow, NY 11554
516-572-0200 or 516-572-0355
Wednesdays, August 1st and August 8th, 12 PM - 2 PM
Free Event

Head to Eisenhower Park this August for afternoon performances by Johnny Avino and Sountrac.

Port Jefferson Station-Terryville's Summer Concert Wednesdays - FREE!
Chamber Train Car Park, Port Jefferson Station, NY 11776
631-821-1313
Wednesdays, August 1st, August 15th, and August 22nd, 6 PM - 8 PM
Free Event

Attendees of Summer Concert Wednesdays are encouraged to bring chairs and enjoy a diverse selection of entertainment, including Trivia Night (August 1st), Veterans Night (August 15th), and 80s Night (August 22nd).

Southampton's Concerts In The Park at Agawam Park & Cooper's Beach - FREE!
Southampton, NY 11968
631-287-4377
Wednesdays, August 1st through August 29th, at 6:30 PM
Free Event

The Southampton Cultural Center will be sponsoring a summer concert series this August, including performances by Billboard Live, Project Vibe, and plenty of others.

Port Jeff's Sunset Concerts at Mayor Jeanne Garant Harborfront Park - FREE!
101 East Broadway, Port Jefferson, NY 11777
Wednesdays, August 1st through August 29th, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Free Event

Mayor Jeanne Garant Harborfront Park will be coming to life every Wednesday throughout August for concerts like the Eastbound Freight Bluegrass Band and Dean Marshall & The Common Good.

Town of Babylon's Summer Concert Series - FREE!
Kerrigan Road, Amityville, NY 11726
631-957-3000
Various Days, Wednesday, August 1st, through Friday, August 10th, 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. This month, WAR, Mountain Jam Orchestra, Jessie's Girl, Completely Unchained, and Rock of Ages will be performing.

Summertime In The Park Concert Series at Bay Shore's Main Street Bandshell - FREE!
Main Street, Bay Shore, NY 11706
631-665-7003
Wednesdays, August 1st through August 29th, at 7:30 PM
Free Event

Spend your Wednesday nights in Bay Shore by enjoying the soothing sounds of a variety of featured musical acts.

Dr. G's Voices for Veterans at New Hyde Park's Memorial Park - FREE!
Lincoln Avenue, New Hyde Park, NY 11040
516-354-6004
Wednesday, August 1st, at 7:30 PM
Free Event

Bring your friends, a lawn chair, and a snack as you settle in for a night of family-friendly entertainment at Memorial Park with Dr. G's Voices for Veterans.


City of Long Beach's Summer Concert Series - FREE!
Various Locations Throughout Long Beach, Long Beach, NY 11561
516-431-1000
Various Days, Wednesday, August 1st, through Friday, August 31st, at 8 PM
Free Event

The City of Long Beach's Summer Concert Series will continue to provide residents with multiple nights of music each week, including performances by Thunder Road, Gold Coast Orchestra, and Ultimate Benatar.


Valley Stream's Summer Concert Series - FREE!
Central Avenue, Valley Stream, NY 11580
516-825-4200
Wednesdays, August 1st through August 29th, at 8 PM
Free Event

The Village of Valley Stream will be celebrating the arrival of the summer season with a plethora of live performances at the Community Bandshell behind Village Hall. All shows are scheduled on Wednesdays at 8 PM with an additional show on Tuesday, August 28th.

Jones Beach Bandshell's Summer Concert Series - FREE!
Jones Beach, Wantagh, NY 11793
Wednesday, August 1st, through Friday, August 31st, at 8 PM
Free Event

Whether you're looking to see an acclaimed rock tribute or attend one of the Family Nights, Jones Beach Bandshell's summer schedule is overflowing with dozens of upcoming shows.

Town of Hempstead's Neighborhood Concerts Series - FREE!
Town of Hempstead, Long Island, NY
516-292-9000
Wednesday, August 1st, through Friday, August 24th, at 8 PM
Free Event

Town of Hempstead's Summer Concert Series is absolutely packed to the brim this year with bands like Petty Rumours, The Doobie Others, and Songs in the Attic, all serving to provide your August with great tunes.

Westbury's Summer Concert Series at Piazza Ernesto Strada - FREE!
Post Avenue, Westbury, NY 11590
Thursdays, August 2nd through August 30th, at 7 PM
Free Event

The Piazza Ernesto Strada on Post Avenue and Maple Avenue in Westbury will be hosting family concerts and performances through the end of August.

Northport's Summerfest Concerts at Northport Village Park - FREE!
Main Street, Northport, NY 11768
Thursdays, August 2nd through August 30th, at 7:30 PM
Free Event

The Robert W. Kruger Bandshell will be hosting five fantastic live shows this August that are perfect for enjoying the beauty of Northport Village.

Port Jeff's Summer Harborside Concert Series - FREE!
101 East Broadway, Port Jefferson, NY 11777
Thursdays, August 2nd and August 16th, at 8 PM
Free Event

Whether you want to catch The Allmost Brothers on August 2nd or Albums We Love performing Fleetwood Mac's "Rumours," you can't go wrong with a Harborside Concert.

Dennis Cannataro Family Summer Concert Series - FREE!
One North Country Road, Smithtown, NY 11787
631-360-2480 ext. 231 (after 3 PM)
Thursdays, August 2nd through August 16th, at 8 PM
Free Event

The Friends of The Smithtown Library's Annual Outdoor Series will continue to rock your Thursday evenings this August with performances by Just Sixties, Songs in the Attic, and The Fast Lane.

Musical Happenings on Main Street at Northport Village Park - FREE!
Main Street, Northport, NY 11768
Fridays, August 3rd through August 31st, 7 PM - 8:30 PM
Free Event

Andrew Fortier, Caroline Doctorow, Toby Tobias, and Glenn Baldwin & Friends of Jazz are all on the August schedule for the beloved Musical Happenings on Main Street series.

Riverhead Townscape's Summer Concert Series at Polish Town Pavilion - FREE!
Hallett Avenue, Riverhead, NY 11901
Fridays, August 3rd through August 31st, at 7 PM
Free Event

Enjoy a night in downtown Riverhead while the beautiful sounds of live music, like from Penny Lane and Who Are Those Guys, whisk you away!

Glen Cove Friday Night Downtown Sounds at Glen Cove Village Square - FREE!
Intersection of Glen & Bridge Streets, Glen Cove, NY 11542
516-759-6970
Fridays, August 3rd through August 31st, at 7:30 PM
Free Event

Glen Cove Downtown Sounds is a weekly summer concert series at Glen Cove Village Square, featuring performances by Fleetwood Macked, Soul Sound, and a number of other acclaimed musical acts.

Musical Moments in Kings Park at Russ Savatt Park - FREE!
Main Street, Kings Park, NY 11754
631-292-2083
Fridays, August 3rd through August 31st, at 7:30 PM
Free Event

Every Friday night during the month of August, head down to Main Street in Kings Park to enjoy live outdoor music and local restaurant specials to celebrate the warm weather.

Summer Concerts at The Bellport Bandshell - FREE!
Bellport Village Marina, Bellport, NY 11713 (Map)
631-286-0327
Fridays, August 3rd through August 31st, at 8 PM (Additional performance on Saturday, August 11th)
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 one of these dates - or all of them!

Village of Lindenhurst's Summer Concert Series - FREE!
North Wellwood Ave & East Hoffman Avenue, Lindenhurst, NY 11757
631-957-7500
Saturdays, August 4th through August 25th, at 8 PM
Free Event

The Village of Lindenhurst will be celebrating the summer season with four August performances that will have Long Islanders cheering.

Lakeside Theatre at Eisenhower Park's Summer Concert Series - FREE!
Hempstead Turnpike and Merrick Avenue, East Meadow, NY 11554
516-572-0200
Various Days, Saturday, August 4th, through Friday, August 31st, at 8 PM (6:45 start on August 4th)
Free Event

Desert Highway, Swingtime Big Band, Dr. K's Motown Revue, CBS-FM Saturday in the Park, That 70's Band, LaMar Peters, and Genessa are all on this month's packed entertainment schedule at Eisenhower Park.

International Nights at Eisenhower Park - FREE!
Merrick Avenue & Hempstead Turnpike, East Meadow, NY 11554
516-572-0200 or 516-572-0355
Various Days, Sunday, August 5th, through Sunday, August 26th, at 7 PM
Free Event

Throughout the summer months, Eisenhower Park will be hosting a variety of International Nights to celebrate a variety of cultures and traditions. August at the Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre will feature Chinese American Night, Irish American Night, Pakistani American Night, and others.

Bay Shore's Brown-Bag Lunchtime Concert Series - FREE!
Main Street, Bay Shore, NY 11706
631-665-7003
Tuesdays, August 7th through August 28th, at 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.

Village of Cedarhurst's Under The Gazebo Series - FREE!
Cedarhust Avenue, Cedarhurst, NY 11516
516-295-5770
Tuesdays, August 7th through August 28th, at 7 PM
Free Event

With fantastic concerts being held every Tuesday throughout August, Cedarhurt is the place to be for a wide variety of musical acts.

Nesconset's Summer Concert Series at The Gazebo - FREE!
Smithtown Boulevard (across from Nesconset Plaza), Nesconset, NY 11767
Tuesdays, August 7th and 14th, 7 PM - 8:30 PM
Free Event

Nesconset's Summer Concert Series may be concluding this August, but performances by The 70's Band and SouthBound ensure that there is plenty of fun left to be had.

Tuesday Night Performances at Clark Botanic Garden - FREE!
193 I. U. Willets Path, Albertson, NY 11507
516-869-6311
Tuesday, August 14th at 7 PM
Free Event

Don't miss out on Celtic Night in the Garden with Cunningham Brothers, the exciting conclusion to this year's Tuesday Night Performances at Clark Botanic Garden series.

Mary Dowling's 1st Annual Islip Music Festival
528 Main Street, Islip, NY 11751
631-581-1550
Sunday, August 26th, 12 PM - 6:30 PM
$37 - $45 Per Person

Local legends Zebra will be performing at Mary Downling's 1st Annual Islip Music Festival along with Blue Ruin and Completely Unchained. Partial proceeds from the event will benefit The Islip Breast Cancer Coalition.

Farmers Markets
Local stores may be stocked with all the fruits and vegetables Long Islanders need, but it's hard to beat buying directly from the source. This month features a number of farmers markets across Nassau and Suffolk Counties that allow local producers to provide the freshest items directly to consumers.

Port Jefferson Wednesday Farmers Market at Mayor Jeanne Garant Harborfront Park - FREE!
101 East Broadway, Port Jefferson, NY 11777
631-323-3653
Wednesdays, August 1st through August 29th, at 3 PM - Dusk
Free Event

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

Westhampton Beach Farmers' Market at Village Green - FREE!
Westhampton Beach, NY 11978 (Map)
631-288-3337
Saturdays, August 4th through August 25th, 9 AM - 1 PM
Free Event

More than four dozen vendors gather each week at Westhampton Beach's Village Green to sell locally grown produce, freshly caught fish, and unique household goods.


Long Beach Farmers Market at Kennedy Plaza - FREE!
1 West Chester Street, Long Beach, NY 11561
516-543-6033
Wednesdays and Saturdays, August 1st through August 29th, 9 AM - 12 PM
Free Event

Certified organic vegetables, Long Island corn, and regional fish are just some of the irresistible items that can be purchased at the Long Beach Farmers Market.


Montauk Farmers Market at Montauk Green - FREE!
742 Montauk Highway, Montauk, NY 11954
631-668-2428
Thursdays, August 2nd through August 30th, 9 AM - 2 PM
Free Event

Held on every Thursday through August, this Montauk market is perfect for grabbing some fresh fruits and vegetables from local growers.

East Meadow Farm Stand at East Meadow Farm - FREE!
832 Merrick Avenue, East Meadow, NY 11554
516-565-5265 Ext 23
Fridays (3 PM - 6 PM) and Saturdays (9 AM - 12 PM), August 3rd through August 31st
Free Event

Fresh produce, mouthwatering honey, and baked creations are all available for purchase at East Meadow Farm on Fridays and Saturdays.

Moriches Farmer’s & Artisan Market at Kaler's Pond Park - FREE!
Center Moriches, NY 11934
631-878-1052
Fridays, August 3rd through August 31st, 2 PM - 7 PM
Free Event

Kaler's Pond Park in Center Moriches is the place to head to on Fridays for the absolute freshest locally-grown fruits and vegetables, among other great items.

Bounty By The Bay - Bay Shore's Farmers Market at Bay Shore Bandshell - FREE!
Main Street, Bay Shore, NY 11706
631-665-7003
Fridays, August 3rd at August 31st, 2 PM - 7 PM
Free Event

On Fridays throughout August, the Bay Shore Bandshell will host a large farmers' market packed with delicious and nutritious foods.

Three Village Artisan & Farmers' Market at Three Village Historical Society - FREE!
93 North Country Road, Setuaket, NY 11733
Fridays, August 3rd through August 31st, 3 PM - 7 PM
Free Event

Regardless of the kinds of foods you're looking for, rest assured that the Three Village Artisan & Farmers' Market has all of the tastiest items your family could want.

Northport Farmers Market at Northport Village Park - FREE!
Main Street, Northport, NY 11768
Saturdays, August 4th through August 25th, 8 AM - 12 PM
Free Event

Fresh foods, flowers, and plenty of other great items will be for sale at Cow Harbor Park at the end of Main Street in Northport Village.

HeartBeet Farm Stand at Stony Brook Village Center - FREE!
111 Main Street, Stony Brook, NY 11790
631-689-588
Saturdays, August 4th through August 25th, 10 AM - 2 PM
Free Event

Stony Brook Village is where Long Islanders will want to head on Saturday mornings for organic vegetables and fruits.

Farmers Market at Tanger Outlets Deer Park - FREE!
102 Arches Circle, Deer Park, NY 11729
631-242-0239
Saturdays, August 4th through August 25th, 10 AM - 3 PM
Free Event

The Tanger Outlets in Deer Park is the site of a weekly farmers market that is packed with vendors from Long Island farms, bakeries, and wineries.

Sunnyside Farmers Market at Lindenhurst's Village Gazebo - FREE!
North Wellwood and Hoffman Avenues, Lindenhurst, NY 11757
631-438-6629
Saturdays, August 4th through August 25th, 10 AM - 3 PM
Free Event

Sunnyside Farmers Markets and The Lindenhurst Chamber of Commerce have teamed up to present this weekly market stocked with fresh produce and baked goods.

Babylon Village Farmers Market at Babylon LIRR Parking Lot - FREE!
51 Railroad Avenue, Babylon, NY 11702
631-944-2661
Sundays, August 5th through August 26th, 8 AM - 1 PM
Free Event

The seventh season of the Babylon Village Farmers Market features all of the artisanal favorites that Long Islanders have come to expect from the popular market.

Empire State Market at NYCB LIVE - FREE!
1255 Hempstead Turnpike, Uniondale, NY 11553
516-231-4848
Sundays, August 5th through August 26th, 8 AM - 4 PM
Free Event

Located in the parking lot of NYCB LIVE (Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum), the Empire State Market features hundreds of vendors selling fresh foods and unique collectibles.

Kings Park Farmers' Market at Municipal Lot - FREE!
25A and Main Street, Kings Park, NY 11754
516-670-5311
Sundays, August 5th through August 26th, 9 AM - 2 PM
Free Event

Enjoy a plethora of the freshest locally-produced items, such as organic vegetables, poultry, cheeses, and fishes.


Beat The Long Island Summer Heat With Family Fun!
Not every activity this August has to involve braving the intense summer heat. With some great things to do indoors and at night, a memorable experience can take place without sweating or risking sunburns!

Catch A Flick At A Local Park
Screenings of family favorites and revered classics at local parks ensure that there is always a cinematic achievement to appreciate! All you have to remember to bring is the beach chairs and popcorn!

Cool Off While Experiencing Something New
Over 100 museums throughout Nassau and Suffolk Counties mean that there is always a new topic to learn about! Regardless of whether you're fascinated by maritime history or modern art, there is sure to be an air-conditioned educational spot to visit!

We All Scream For Locally-Made Ice Cream
Local ice cream parlors are perfect for cooling off and enjoying a sugary treat this August! From established favorites to original creations, there are seemingly endless quantities of flavors to try!


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

 

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  • There's always a great show to catch at Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater! Photo by: Sean Fitzthum

  • The Freeport Nautical Mile is a great destination during LI's warmest months! Photo by: Kelly Tenny

  • Greenport on a summer afternoon! Photo by: Brian Re

  • A stunning display at Lavendar By the Bay! Photo by: Brian Re

  • Plenty of family fun at Sayville's annual street fair! Photo by: Sharon

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