2013 Grandparents' Day Celebration: What to Do with the Family


Did you know that there is a Grandparents' Day? Check out these great events you can take your grandparents to.

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Did you know that this Sunday is Grandparents’ Day? Now that Mother’s Day and Father’s Day have past, it is time to celebrate and honor our grandparents.
Developed in the 1970s, Grandparents’ Day has been growing in popularity in the past few years with more and more people are learning and recognizing the holiday. Who would not want to honor their grandparents’?
So, what can you do for your grandparents on Sunday? Check out this list the ideas to celebrate and honor the patriarchs of your family.
  • Take them to a museum. What better way of spending time together than learning about history or art. You might learn about the past from your grandparents. Grandparents have a lot of wisdom and stories from our country’s past.
  • Go see a show at one of Long Island’s theaters. A movie or live show is a great way to spoil a grandparent.
  • If you are a little older, why not enjoy the day at a winery?
  • Take them out to eat at one of Long Island’s many delicious restaurants
  • 18th Annual East Northport Festival - Taking place the 6th to the 8th, bring your family and grandparents down to the festival and take part in beating the Hokey Pokey record.
  • Long Beach Street Fair - Plenty of food and vendors for a full day of fun with grandparents.
  • East Rockaway Street Fair - Rain or shine event with plenty of food and vendors to keep a family entertained.
  • Harbes Family Farm Harvest Festival - Fresh fruit, hayrides, and wine are expected at this festival. A full day of fun with the family is expected here.
  • A Brush for Sandy - This art show raises money for those who were affected by Sandy. Celebrate your grandparents and give to a good cause.
  • Coney Island and Jones Beach: Empires by the Sea - This art exhibit gives a history of Coney Island and Jones Beach
  • Long Island Film Festival - See the works of talented filmmakers all weekend.
Do you have any great ideas for Grandparents’ day? Share in the comments below how you will be celebrating your grandparents.