Wednesday, March 08, 2017

LongIsland.com’s March 2017 Family Fun Guide: St. Patrick's Day Parades, Family Festivals, Nature Events & More!




Spring is just about upon us, Long Island! The winter chill is departing us for another year and spring is bound to bring warmth and sunshine, ensuring that March will be filled with fun from beginning to end! From St. Patrick's Day Parades to Craft Fairs, both the young and young at heart will find fantastic events to enjoy across Long Island throughout the month!


Photo of the 2015 Farmingdale St. Patrick's Day Parade by LongIsland.com Reader Kevin Porzelt.

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

LongIsland.com’s February 2017 Family Fun Guide: Fairs & Festivals, Valentine's Day, Super Bowl Parties, Black History Month & More!



February is finally here, Long Island! With the month kicking off with some light snow, and beautiful sunshine, there's tons to look forward to this month. From Seal Hikes to Super Bowl Celebrations, there's tons of fun happening all across the Island this February, whether you're a snow bunny, or you prefer to enjoy the Great Indoors when Winter rolls around. 

Photo by Cindy Kalamajka, via Free Images.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Seal Walks, Hikes & Cruises Happening This Winter on Long Island


Looking for a unique way to get out and enjoy the Winter weather this season? Why not join a local seal hike, where you'll be able to see some of LI's whimsical and charming Winter Residents - seals! Here on Long Island, if you know the right places to go, it's not uncommon to spot grey seals, hooded seals, ringed seals, harbor seals, and harped seals along the coastline, and many local nature enthusiast groups are more than happy to show you just where to go on their Seasonal Seal Hikes and Cruises this Winter!

Wednesday, January 04, 2017

LongIsland.com’s 2017 January Family Fun Guide: Start The Year Off Right With Festivals, Concerts & Wedding Expos!



Hello, 2017! Long Island is starting the year off right with tons of local fun, ranging from can't miss concerts, to festivals and fairs, to Winter hikes and nature walks that make the most of the season, there's plenty to do for everyone! Whether your resolution was to get out there and make the most of living on Long Island, or to get some more exercise, there's plenty of fun for everyone this January, whether we're in for snow days, or days filled with cool Winter sun.

Photo by LongIsland.com Reader Luna x Mars.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

LongIsland.com's 2016 December Family Fun Guide: Holiday Lightings & Light Shows, Winter Festivals, & New Year's Entertainment

 
A holiday vignette at the GSSC's Holiday Light Show.
 Now that Thanksgiving has come & gone, it's beginning to feel like Christmas here on Long Island, with locals beginning to deck the halls, and holiday cheer is plentiful from Manhattan to Montauk. 

Throughout the month of December, there are lots of great holiday events for the whole family - from Christmas Tree & Menorah Lighting Ceremonies kicking off the season, to Holiday Craft Fairs hosted across the Island throughout the month, to the iconic Holiday Light Show, hosted by the GSSC, there is plenty of fun happening all month long - from start to finish! 

Even as we say goodbye to 2016, the fun doesn't stop - there's countless NYE Bashes happening on the 31st to welcome in 2017, ranging from festive family fun to extravagant nights on the town.

Monday, November 14, 2016

2016 Turkey Trots Across LI - Get Your Exercise on Before Sitting Down to Dinner This Holiday!



Over the years, Turkey Trots have become a beloved tradition here on Long Island, with towns ranging from the most western parts of Nassau, all the way out to the East End hosting Turkey Trots on Thanksgiving Morning. These fun runs are typically 5k & 10k Runs and Walks, with many including a 1k Fun Run for the little ones to enjoy. 

Why not get a jump on your holiday fun this year, and sign up for one of this year's annual trots? They're a great way to get some exercise and fresh air before the traditional holiday meal to follow in the evening. 

Wednesday, November 09, 2016

LongIsland.com's 2016 November Family Fun Guide: Turkey Trots, Fall Festivals, Concerts, Thanksgiving Dinners & More!


 

November is well under way, and with Thanksgiving & the Holiday Season right around the corner, there's plenty of festive fun happening across the Island! From Holiday Boutiques & Crafts Fairs to help you get a jump start on your Christmas & Hanukah Shopping Lists, to exhilarating Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trots, and other family fun happening throughout the month, November is packed with festivities! 

Photo by Yousif Waleed, via Free Images.