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LongIsland.com's 2016 September Family Fun Guide: Fall Festivals, Apple Picking, 5k Runs, Outdoor Fun & More!

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Celebrate the conclusion of an exciting summer and the arrival of autumn with a packed entertainment schedule of family entertainment!

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Greenport comes alive during its annual Maritime Festival!

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September is here, and you can feel Autumn creeping its way in, as the weather begins to cool down, and Long Island gears up for Fall with fun festivities across the Island. Before the kids go back to school, we've got Labor Day Weekend to say goodbye to Summer, and kick off the Fall Fun here on Long Island, and this year, it's gonna be a big one! With festivals & fairs, fun at the beach, and in local parks across LI, this three day weekend is sure to be a ton of fun for the whole family!

But the fun doesn't end there, Long Island - just as Labor Day ends, the Fall Festivities pick up, with Farmers' Markets & Harvest Festivals celebrating the beginning of the season.

Don't let the end of Summer bring you down - there's tons of Fall Fun to be had here on Long Island all month long, so take advantage of the beautiful weather, and make the most out of the incoming Autumn weather this September!

Fall Festivals, Fairs & Entertainment
With beautiful weather that's not to hot, nor too cold, it's no wonder that Fall Festivals are so popular each September, with Main Street Days, Fairs, and Festivals popping up all over the Island. This September is no different - there's a ton of fun to be had!

Westbury Market Fair & Flea Market at NYCB Theatre - FREE!
960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury, NY 11590
516-669-7541
Saturdays & Sundays, September 3rd through September 25th, 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!

Pitch Night at LaunchPad Westbury
1025 Old Country Road, Westbury, NY 11590
Monday, September 12th, 6 PM
Free for Presenters / $10 for Audience Members

Long Island's leading investors will be on-hand to hear pitches from a variety of startups and creative individuals looking to have their unique visions brought to fruition.

The 7th Annual Over 50 Fair at Melville Marriott
1350 Old Walt Whitman Road, Melville, NY 11577
516-621-1446
Sunday, September 25th, 10 AM - 4:30 PM
$6 Advance / $8 Door / Free for Veterans

The 7th Annual Over 50 Fair is an event to celebrate the long and healthy lives of Long Islanders ages 50+. The day features 90+ exhibitors, 30 health classes, lifestyle activities, and consultations with health and wellness experts.

Long Island Family Festival at Tanner Park - FREE!
400 Baylawn Avenue, Copiague, NY 11726
631-367-8599
Friday, September 16th through Sunday, September 18th
Free Event

The 9th Annual Long Island Family Festival will be taking over Tanner Park for three days of exciting events, great prizes, live musical entertainment, and fun for all ages - and pets too!

Rally for L.I. Needs a Dragstrip at Tanner Park - FREE!
Baylawn Avenue, Copiague, NY 11726
631-767-1409
Saturday, September 17th, 10 AM - 4 PM
Free Event

Held simultaneously with the Long Island Family Festival, this rally to advocate building a drag strio on Long Island will feature enthusiastic supporters and plenty of vehicles to enjoy.

Gallery Reception and Live Artist's Demonstration - FREE!
14A Glen Street, Glen Cove, NY 11542
516-590-4324
Saturday, September 10th, 4 PM - 9 PM
Free Event

Visit Hersh Fine Art at the Long Island Academy of Art for a live art demonstration and opening reception. Both Stephen Bauman and Cornelia Hernes will be present to draw and paint live followed by a gallery reception for their new exhibits
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37th Annual Italian Festival at North Hempstead Beach Park - FREE!
175 West Shore Road, Port Washington, NY 11050
516-767-3123
Wednesday, September 7th through Sunday, September 11th
Free Event

The oldest Italian festival returns to Nassau County for five days of family games, tasty foods, and live entertainment.

East Northport Festival 2016 - FREE!
John Walsh Park (Larkfield Road & Pulaski Road), East Northport, NY 11731
631-261-3573
Friday, September 9th through Sunday, September 11th
Free Event

East Northport Chamber of Commerce will line John Walsh Park with vendors and entertainment across three days this September.

Merrick Fall Festival 2016 - FREE!
Broadcast Plaza, Merrick, NY 11566
516-442-6000
Friday, September 9th through Sunday, September 11th
Free Event

Merrick's 2016 Fall Festival will feature plenty of vendors selling great items as well as fun for everyone.

Hallockville Fall Festival & Craft Show
6038 Sound Avenue, Riverhead, NY 11901
631-298-5292
Saturday, September 10th through Sunday, September 11th, 10 AM - 5 PM
$8 Adults / $5 Kids / Free for Ages 4 & Under

Come celebrate the rich folk arts and agricultural traditions of the community in a true old-fashioned country fair atmosphere with 50+ vendors and historical exhibits.

20th Annual Bayville Waterside Festival - FREE!
11 Bayville Avenue, Bayville, NY 11709
516-317-7729
Saturday, September 10th through Sunday, September 11th, 10 AM - 5 PM
Free Event

This energetic festival will stretch across Bayville Avenue and feature live music from local bands, a petting zoo, face painting, inflatable rides, and more.

30th Annual Bellmore Family Street Festival - FREE!
Bellmore Train Station, Bellmore, NY 11710
516-679-1875
Thursday, September 15th through Sunday, September 18th
Free Event

The 30th Annual Bellmore Family Street Festival will be held at the Bellmore Train Station/Bellmore Village and will feature a variety of vendors and entertainment for all.

8th Annual Civil War Weekend at Islip Grange - FREE!
Broadway & Montauk Highway, Sayville, NY 11782
631-838-8028
Friday, September 16th through Sunday, September 18th
Free Event

Civil War Weekend returns for three days of reenactments, educational walkthroughs, BBQs, and assorted historical fun.

Great Cow Harbor Day Weekend at Northport Village - FREE!
Main Street, Northport, NY 11768
Saturday, September 17th through Sunday, September 18th
Free Event

Beginning with the Cow Harbor 10K Race, Cow Harbor Weekend will take over Northport Village with boat displays, live musical performances, a village parade, boat races, and waterfront fun.

Family Fun Day at Buttercup's Dairy - FREE!
Old Town Road & Boyle Road, Terryville, NY 11776
631-821-1313
Saturday, September 17th, 10 AM - 4 PM
Free Event

North Brookhaven Chamber Annual Family Fun Day is a celebration of community, local business, and old fashioned family fun.

Dragon Boat Race Festival at Harborfront Park - FREE!
101 East Broadway, Port Jefferson, NY 11777
631-802-2160
Saturday, September 17th, 8 AM - 6 PM
Free Event

Up to 33 teams will be competing in a 250 meter race in the water along Harborfront Park. The day will also feature a full cultural festival with entertainment and educational opportunities for all ages.

(mostly) True Things Storytelling Show at The Performing Arts Studio
224 E. Main Street, Port Jefferson, NY 11777
631-366-4265
Saturday, September 17th, 7 PM - 9 PM
$10 - $15 Per Person

This edition of the popular storytelling show will feature performances by Andre Merano, Thomas McKean, Gregory Cave, and Rosemary Flanagan.

Hofstra University's Italian Festival 2016
South Campus, Hempstead, NY 11549
516-463-6582
Sunday, September 18th, 11 AM - 5 PM
$6 Adults / $5 Seniors / Free for Kids Under 12

Celebrate Italy's cultural and culinary influence on America with Hofstra University's annual outdoor festival.

Williston Day Street Fair - FREE!
Hillside Avenue, Williston Park, NY 11596
516-739-1943
Sunday, September 18th, 11 AM - 5 PM
Free Event

The Chamber of Commerce of the Willistons will be hosting a full day of family fun, including classics cars, pony rides, face painting booths, live music, and plenty of vendors.

International Multi-Arts Festival at Jewish Community Center
74 Hauppauge Road, Commack, NY 11725
631-870-9843
Sunday, September 18th, 1 PM - 6 PM
$15 Per Person

This Multi-Arts Festival will include stage performances, cultural Displays, arts and crafts workshops, international food reception and other assorted activities.

4th Annual Centereach Fair - FREE!
Mark Tree Road, Centereach, NY 11720
631-681-8708
Sunday, September 18th, 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Free Event

Enjoy a plethora of items from a diverse selection of vendors and fun for the entire family at Centereach's annual fair.

Syosset-Woodbury Street Fair - FREE!
Jackson Avenue, Syosset, NY 11791
516-442-6000
Sunday, September 18th
Free Event

The 12th Annual Syosset-Woodbury Street Fair is produced in association with The Syosset-Woodbury Chamber of Commerce. There will be live entertainment, delicious food, and tons of vendors for all.

Noche Latina Festival at Eisenhower Park - FREE!
Hempstead Turnpike, East Meadow, NY 11590
516-280-6677
Sunday, September 18th, 2 PM - 9 PM
Free Event

Noche Latina is an annual cultural celebration of Long Island's diverse Latino community, bringing together music, art and food to create an exciting family festival for all of Long Island.

16th Annual Garden City South Street Fair - FREE!
Nassau Boulevard, Garden City South, NY 11530
516-317-7729
Sunday, September 18th, 10 AM - 5 PM
Free Event

Head to the 16th Annual Garden City South Street Fair for an afternoon of family fun, including inflatable rides, vendors, and live entertainment.

2016 Greenport Maritime Festival - FREE!
Front Street, Greenport, NY 11944
631-477-2100
Friday, September 23rd through Sunday, September 25th
Free Event

Featuring three days of family activities and an active nightlife scene, the Greenport Maritime Festival is the town's premiere seasonal event. The festivities include a parade, boat races, artisanal vendors, live music, contests, and much more.

Southampton's Harvest Fair at Rogers Mansion - FREE!
17 Meeting House Lane, Southampton, NY 11968
631-283-2494
Saturday, September 24th through Sunday, September 25th, 11 AM - 4 PM
Free Event

The Southampton Historical Museum celebrates life during the 19th century in Southampton with a variety of activities that harkens back to a simpler, hands-on era.

Fall Family Festival & Make-A-Wish Foundation Fundraiser - FREE!
20 Ramsey Road, Shirley, NY 11967
631-924-9000
Saturday, September 24th, 11 AM - 5 PM
Free Event

Live music from local bands, a full craft show, Chinese auction, and plenty of family entertainment will all be present at this Make-A-Wish Foundation fundraiser.

Long Island Fair at Old Bethpage Village Restoration
1303 Round Swamp Road, Old Bethpage, NY 11804
516-572-8400
Friday, September 24th, Saturday, September 25th & Friday, September 30th, 10 AM
$12 Adults / $8 Children / Free For Under 5

Performers and demonstrators of all kinds will provide traditional entertainment while thousands of exhibits compete for ribbons in a variety of categories.

8th Annual Italian Festival of St. Liberata - FREE!
Main Street, Patchogue, NY 11772
631-207-1000
Saturday, September 24th, 12 PM - 6 PM
Free Event

Join the Greater Patchogue Foundation, Inc. Cultural Heritage Committee and spend the day in Patchogue along Main Street. There will be a variety of fun events for the entire family and plenty of activities for the children.

West Hempstead Fall Street Fair - FREE!
Nassau Boulevard, West Hempstead, NY 11552
516-644-5615
Sunday, September 25th, 10 AM - 5 PM
Free Event

Hosted by the West Hempstead Chamber of Commerce, the WH Fall Street Fair is 1/3 of a mile long and features a giant craft fair, a custom car show, huge inflatable kids rides, a magnificent food court and live entertainment.

10th Annual Seaford Fall Harvest Fair at Seaford Historical Museum - FREE!
3890 Waverly Avenue, Seaford, NY 11783
516-509-7850
Sunday, September 25th, 10 AM - 4 PM
Free Event

The Seaford Historical Society will be celebrating its fall harvest fair's 10th anniversary with entertainment and activities for all.

29th Annual St. James Day - FREE!
Lake Avenue, St. James, NY 11780
631-584-8510
Sunday, September 25th, 11 AM
Free Event

The St. James Chamber of Commerce's 29th Annual St. James Day will feature 300+ vendors along a huge stretch of Lake Avenue.

Labor Day Weekend Fun
September kicks off with a ton of fun throughout the three day weekend - from fireworks and fairs, to relaxing days at the beach, Labor Day Weekend is packed with family fun from start to finish!

My Fair Lady at Bay Street Theater
Bay Street & Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963
631-725-9500
Friday, September 2nd (8 PM), Saturday, September 3rd (8 PM), Sunday, September 4th (2 PM & 7 PM)
See Event Listing For Pricing

Bay Street Theater's production of My Fair Lady will conclude its run across four performances on Labor Day Weekend, with three evening performances and an additional matinee on Sunday.

Sunday Summer Fundays at Hotel Indigo East End - FREE!
1830 Route 25, Riverhead, NY 11901
516-318-6004
Sunday, September 4th, 4 PM - 7 PM
Free Event

Hotel Indigo will be celebrating Labor Day Weekend with an evening of live music performed by Mambo Loco, local tastings, dinner specials, and outdoor dancing.

Seaford Labor Day Weekend Craft Fair - FREE!
Jackson Avenue & Sunrise Highway, Seaford, NY 11783
516-317-7729
Saturday, September 3rd through Monday, September 5th, 10 AM - 5 PM
Free Event

In addition to small business vendors selling unique merchandise and crafts, there will be inflatable rides and face painting for kids.

8th Annual Westhampton Beach Festival of the Arts - FREE!
35 Main Street, Westhampton Beach, NY 11978
941-487-8061
Saturday, September 3rd through Sunday, September 4th, 10 AM - 6 PM
Free Event

Westhampton Beach's Great Lawn will be turned into a massive outdoor gallery filled with handmade art created out of a variety of materials and done in endless styles.

Greenport Craft Fair at Greenport High School - FREE!
1 Front Street, Greenport, NY 11944
631-846-1459
Saturday, September 3rd, 10 AM - 5 PM
Free Event

75 vendors will be present on the front lawn of Greenport High School selling uniwue handmade crafted items.

Pinesfest Beach Festival 2016
Fire Island Pines, Fire Island, NY 11782
Saturday, September 3rd through Monday, September 5th
See Event Listing For Pricing

Pinesfest will be taking over the Fire Island Pines for three days of live music that celebrates both the LGBTQ community and Long Island as a whole. In addition to live music, the event will feature beach parties, tarot card readings, a beer and wine garden, art experiences, and more.

Saturday Night Movies On The Beach - FREE!
Lincoln Boulevard Beach, Long Beach, NY 11561
Saturday, September 3rd, 7 PM
Free Event

A family-friendly screening of Back To The Future will close out Long Beach's Summer Movie Nights on September 3rd. Don't miss your chance to see this 80s classic with the beautiful backdrop of Lincoln Boulevard Beach.

Southampton's September Antique Fair - FREE!
17 Meeting House Lane, Southampton, NY 11968
631-283-2494
Sundays, September 4th & September 18th, 9 AM - 3 PM
Free Event

Antiques, furniture, jewelry, vintage clothing, glass, ceramics, artwork, collectables and more will be sold inside the Red Barn and on the grounds.

2016 Ronkonkoma Street Fair - FREE!
Portion Road & Hawkins Avenue, Ronkonkoma, NY 11779
631-963-2796
Sunday, September 4th, 11 AM - 6 PM
Free Event

The Town of Ronkonkoma's Annual Street Fair will feature a tremendous amount of booths, vendors, food and beverages, and entertainment for all ages.

Old Time Baseball at Old Bethpage Village Restoration
1303 Round Swamp Road, Old Bethpage, NY 11804
516-572-8400
Sunday, September 4th, 12 PM - 3 PM
$10 Adults, $7 Kids/Seniors, Free for Kids 4 & Under

Two teams from the 1864 League will be facing off in a baseball game that adheres to the rules and customs of the 19th century.


Looking for more Labor Day Weekend Fun?
Check out
LongIsland.com's 2016 Labor Day Weekend Guide for allthe upcoming entertainment!


Remembering 9/11 Fifteen Years Later
September 11th, 2016 marks the fifteen year anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the Twin Towers in New York City. Countless Long Island families were affected by this tragic event, and this year, there are many memorials in honor of those who lost thier lives on 9/11.

Rocky Point FD 9/11 Memorial Ceremony at 9/11 Community Memorial - FREE
NY-25A & Tesla Street (next to the Shoreham Firehouse) Shoreham, NY 11786
Sunday, September 11th at 7 AM
Free Event

Come together to commemorate and honor those we lost during the World Trade Center attacks during this ceremony marking the 15th anniversary of 9/11.
     
September 11th Memorial Service at Point Lookout - FREE
1300 Lido Blvd, Lido Beach, NY 11569
Sunday, September 11th at 7:30 AM
Free Event

Come out to the shoreline of Lido Beach during this 9/11 ceremony presented by the Town of Hempstead. Seating is available but limited on a first come first serve basis.

     
Long Beach FD's 9/11 Remembrance Event - FREE
West Park Avenue at Lafayette Boulevard, Long Beach, NY 11561
Sunday, September 11th at 7:30 AM
Free Event

Pay tribute to the victims of 9/11 and honor the first responders who were there during our time of need at this ceremony held by the Long Beach Fire Department.
 
9/11 Remembrance Gathering at the Long Beach Recreation Center - FREE
700 Magnolia Boulevard, Long Beach, NY 11561
Sunday, September 11th at 8 AM
516-431-3890
Free Event

Join this remembrance gathering with Long Beach veterans, city officials and clergy at the Recreation Center Parking Lot to remember those who lost their lives on 9/11.
     
September 11th Anniversary at Farmingdale United Methodist Church - FREE
407 Main Street, Farmingdale, NY 11735
Sunday, September 11th from 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Free Event

The general public and all Farmingdale firemen, emergency responders and their families are invited to attend this service honoring our emergency service workers.
    
9/11 Remembrance at Virginia Avenue Remembrance Garden - FREE
Virginia Avenue and West Beech Street, Long Beach, NY 11561
Sunday, September 11th at 11 AM
Free Event

Join members of the Long Beach community at 11 in the morning for a September 11th remembrance service at the Remembrance Garden in Long Beach.
     
Paint Nite: NYC Skyline Tribute at TGI Friday's Lake Grove
313 Smith Haven Mall, Lake Grove, NY 11755
Sunday, September 11th at 12 PM
$45 Per Person

Paint the New York City skyline as it looked before the horrific attacks on the Word Trade Center during this Paint Nite 9/11 tribute event on September 11th.
     
9/11 Tribute Concert by The Long Island Choral Society at Sachem Public Library - FREE
150 Holbrook Road, Holbrook, NY 11741
Sunday, September 11th from 2PM - 3:30PM
631-588-5024
Free Event

Listen to a selection of thematically uplifting and patriotic pieces in commemoration of September 11th during this tribute concert performed by The Long Island Choral Society.
     
Stan Edwards: Tony Bennett Tribute 9/11 Tribute Show at Hauppauge Public Library - FREE
601 Veterans Memorial Hwy, Hauppauge, NY 11788
Sunday, September 11th from 2 PM - 3:30 PM
631-979-1600
Free Event

Head to the Hauppauge Public Library to hear the soothing sounds of Stan Edwards and his trio as they perform the songs of Tony Bennett in a tribute to those we lost on 9/11.
     
Plainview-Old Bethpage Chamber's 9/11 Memorial - FREE
999 Old Country Road, Plainview, NY 11803
Sunday, September 11th
Free Event

All are welcome to see the unveiling of a 9/11 memorial sculpture, featuring a piece of steel from the World Trade Center, by L.I. artist David Haussler.
     
Moonlight 9/11 Memorial Service at Sayville Common Grounds at Rotary Park - FREE
Gillette Avenue, Sayville, NY 11782
Sunday, September 11th at 7 PM
631-567-5257
Free Event

A moonlit memorial will be held at Rotary Park in Sayville to honor those lost on 9/11 and the family and friends affected by the tragic event that took place 15 years ago.

Fall Farmers Markets
Think that Farmers Markets are for Summer only? Think again! All throughout the Fall there are plenty of Farmers Markets where you can get your fill of fresh fruit & veggies, locally-made baked goods, wines, cheeses, and other specialty goods, and with Farmers' Markets popping up everywhere, there's undoubtedly a market coming to a main street near you this Fall!

Amityville Farmers Market at Amityville Village Hall - FREE!
21 Ireland Place, Amityville, NY 11701
631-264-6000
Fridays, September 2nd 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!

Seaford Farmers Market at Seaford Train Station - FREE!
Sunrise Highway, Seaford, NY 11783
631-323-3653
Saturdays, September 3rd 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.

Port Jefferson Farmers Market at Steam Room - FREE!
Corner of Route 25A & Route 112, Port Jefferson, NY 11777
631-323-3653
Thursdays, September 1st 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!

Patchogue Farmers Market 2016 - FREE!
Montauk Highway (West of Route 112), Patchogue, NY 11772
631-323-3653
Fridays, September 2nd 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.

Westhampton Beach Farmers Market 2016 - FREE!
85 Mill Road, Westhampton Beach, NY 11978
Saturdays, September 3rd 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.

New Hyde Park Farmers' Market - FREE!
1441 Jericho Turnpike, New Hyde Park, NY 11040
631-944-2661
Saturdays, September 3rd 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, September 3rd 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!

Islip Farmers Market at Islip Town Hall - FREE!
655 Main Street, Islip, NY 11751
631-323-3653
Saturdays, September 3rd 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, September 3rd 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 in Lindenhurst - FREE!
Village Gazebo, Lindenhurst, NY 11757
631-991-5990
Saturdays, September 3rd 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!

Patchogue Train Station Farmers Market - FREE!
39 Funaro Court, Patchogue, NY 11772
631-323-3653
Sundays, September 4th 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 on Hillside Avenue - FREE!
234 Hillside Avenue, Williston Park, NY 11596
631-991-5990
Sundays, September 4th 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.

Babylon Village Farmers' Market - FREE!
Railroad Avenue & North Carll, Babylon, NY 11702
Sundays, September 4th 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, September 4th 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, September 4th 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.

Charity/Community Walks/Runs/5Ks
Ready to get in the race? This September is packed with 5k Walks & Runs for a variety of great causes, from raising money to combat illnesses, to providing pups with forever homes, and more, there are lots of great 5k Walks & Runs if you're ready to get off to the races this September!

Wines & Canines Run/Walk at Baiting Hollow Vineyard
2114 Sound Avenue, Calverton, NY 11933
Sunday, September 25th, 11 AM - 2 PM
See Event Listing For Pricing

Baiting Hollow Vineyard will be hosting an event to help support the homeless dogs patiently waiting at Kent Animal Shelter. The day will feature dressed-up pets, 50/50 raffles, live music, auctions and contests, and plenty of other activities that can be enjoyed with your pet.

14th Annual Walk For Alzheimer's & Fall Festival at Marjorie Post Park
Unqua Road, Massapequa, NY 11758
631-820-8068
Saturday, September 10th. 8:30 AM - 2 PM
See Event Listing For Pricing

Walkers will gather at Marjorie Post Park to raise money for programs and services offered at Alzheimer's Disease Resource Center. The 5K walk will be followed by an energetic family event featuring carnival-style entertainment, live music, vendors, and more.

Long Island CRPS/RSD Awareness Walk at Eisenhower Park
Hempstead Turnpike & Park Boulevard, East Meadow, NY 11554
516-710-6714
Saturday, September 10th, 10 AM
$25 Adults / $10 Kids / Free Under 5

The inaugural Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome Association (RSDSA) Awareness Walk will bring together runners and walkers to help bring attention to the condition. The races will be followed by a family barbecue, activities for children, and plenty of socializing.

Margaritaville's 3rd Annual Race For A Reason
Westhampton Beach Village Green, Westhampton Beach, NY 11978
917-517-7773
Sunday, September 8th, 8 AM - 12 PM
$25 - $30 Per Person

This 5K race will take runners and walkers through the scenic roads of Westhampton Beach to a celebratory finish line festival with fun for everyone.

Inaugural PeerPals.org & HPS Network A Run Through History
Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park, Oyster Bay, NY 11771
516-922-4022
Saturday, September 10th, 9 AM - 12 PM
$25 Per Person

This 5K family fun run and walk will help raise money for the PeerPals.org and HPS Network charities.

Great Cow Harbor 10K at Northport Village
Laurel Avenue School (Start), Northport, NY 11768
Saturday, September 17th, 8:30 AM
$15 - $35 Per Person

The Great Cow Harbor 10-Kilometer Run is one of the most prestigous foot races in the country and nationally ranked. The thrilling race ends in Northport Village for the Cow Harbor Festival.

Long Island Walk to End Children's Brain Tumors at Eisenhower Park
1899 Hempstead Turnpike, East Meadow, NY 11554
212-448-9494
Sunday, September 18th, 9 AM - 12 PM
$10 Per Person

Honor and make a positive impact on the lives of family, friends, and those who have been affected by a brain or spinal cord tumors by participating in this annual 3K-5K walk.

UJA Federation of NY Aqua Run: Race Against Poverty at Tobay Beach
1 Ocean Parkway, Massapequa, NY 11758
516-762-5857
Sunday, September 18th, 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
$45 - $55 Per Person

Join the race against poverty with the Aqua Run, featuring an 800-meter swim and a three-mile run at Tobay Beach.

Society of St. Vincent de Paul 5K Walk at Bethpage Community Park
1001 Stewart Avenue, Bethpage, NY 11714
516-822-3132
Saturday, September 24th, 11 AM - 1 PM
Free Event ($20+ Suggested Donation)

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul will be hosting its 8th Annual Friends of the Poor Walk to fight poverty on Long Island.

8th Annual Brain Aneurysm Awareness Walk at Jones Beach
1000 Ocean Parkway, Wantagh, NY 11793
631-708-9255
Saturday, September 24th, 10 AM - 12 PM
$25 - $30 Per Person

Hundreds of walkers - including brain aneurysm survivors, their families and friends - are expected to attend the fun-filled event. Many doctors, nurses and staff members from Northwell Health’s Brain Aneurysm Center will also be on hand to show their support for the many patients they have treated over the years.

DogFest Walk 'n Roll at Marjorie Post Park - FREE!
451 Merrick Road, Massapequa, NY 11758
631-561-0200
Saturday, September 24th, 9:30 AM - 1 PM
Free Event

Canine Companions' DogFest Walk 'n Roll is a fundraiser to collect fund for those living with disabilities and to have a great time with the local community in the process.

Fall Fun You Can Enjoy All Month Long!
There's plenty of ways to celebrate the changing seasons all month long here on the Island - so long as you've got a nice weather day, why not go out, and make the most of it?

Enjoy an Afternoon of Apple Picking
Apple Picking is a Fall Family Favorite here on Long Island - as the apples begin to ripen on the trees, locals head Out East for an afternoon of family fin at one of the many local orchards!

Celebrate the Season with a Fall Foliage Hike
Nothing says Fall quite like a foliage hike though a local park - the crisp Autumn air, the rustling of the leaves - what better way to get into the spirit of the season than a romp through your favorite park?


Fall Fishing - An Autumn Tradition for Those Who Can't Get Their Fill of Fishing!
Love fishing? Then why not enjoy your favorite Summer activity into the Fall? There are plenty of places you can still fish throughout September, so grab your bait & tackle, and get ready to reel in some fun!

Which September Events Are You Most Excited About Attending?
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