Wednesday, September 03, 2014
LongIsland.com’s September Family Fun Guide: Getting into the Fall Spirit with Festivals, Fairs, and Live Music!
September isn't all about back-to-school and the end of summer! September marks the beginning of fall, one of the most beautiful times of year, especially here on Long Island. Enjoy the brisk weather, take part in the festive fall fairs & festivals, and go out and listen to some of the last live outdoor musical performances of the season. Be sure to make the most out of this fall extravaganza that only comes around once a year.
Labor Day Weekend marks the end of the summer and the start of the new school year. This holiday weekend is your chance to say farewell to summer and end it with a bang! Unfortunately with rain and clouds foreseen coming in over the holiday weekend some party plans will have to be postponed or cancelled. Don't fret though! No matter the weather, there is always something to do on Long Island, rain or shine. Go to the theater and see this week's top blockbuster movie, go out to a new restaurant that you've been meaning to try, or move your outdoor affair inside!
For all the best Indoor Labor Day Weekend Fun, click here!
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Summer may be drawing to a close, but that doesn't mean the fun is stopping any time soon! Labor Day Weekend is little more than a week a way, and this year, Long Islanders are in luck, because the entire weekend is packed with tons of holiday fun! Whether you're looking for a laid back way to say goodbye to Summer with your friends, or you're looking to enjoy one last Big Hurrah with the family before the kids go back to school, we've got you covered with all of the best Labor Day Weekend Events and Things to Do. From the best festivals, fairs, concerts, nightlife and events, to fun ideas like enjoying a day at the beach, or hosting the Ultimate Goodbye Summer BBQ, we've got the scoop on all the best ways to make the most out of your three day holiday weekend!
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
This weekend marked the beginning of Shark Week - the Discovery Channel's annual celebration of all things shark-y! Although locals do not typically associate shark encounters with Long Island's sandy shores, there have been numerous occasions where sharks have been spotted along our coasts - a twenty six footer washed up in Babylon just last year!
To find out more about staying safe during a shark encounter, and for more local Shocking Shark Stats, click here!
Thursday, July 31, 2014
The end of summer is near but August is still jam packed with fun things to do. Make the most out of the rest of your summer by attending some of Long Island's fairs, festivals, car shows, and concerts. There will be plenty of food, fun, and entertainment for both children and adults. Get out there and enjoy the beautiful, warm weather while you still can. Whether you're a kid trying to squeeze the last moments of Summer fun out of the season, or you're simply a kid at heart that enjoys the warm weather, we've got you covered with the scoop on all the best local fun happening on Long Island this August.
Friday, July 18, 2014
Nothing is more relaxing than gazing up at the stars on a warm Summer night. Luckily for Long Island, there are plenty of places where you can go stargazing locally that are nice and dark, and far away from the bright city lights. Whether you're a novice, and you simply like looking up at the sky, or Star Gazing is one of your favorite past times, you won't want to miss out on this great list of wonderful places where you can relax, and look up at the sky!
Wednesday, July 09, 2014
This Summer, there are tons of amazing concerts happening right here on Long Island. Luckily for those of us looking to enjoy some frugal fun this season, plenty of them are also free! From special Summer Concert Series that will be held in local towns across the Island, to other great gigs happening at Main Street Days and local venues - this Summer, there are tons of great free concerts that you won't want to miss! This season, make the most out of living on Long Island, and get out there and enjoy some of the local fun - you won't regret it!
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
This year, Long Islanders will be celebrating with tons of fun across LI - from awe-inspiring firework displays, to festivals & carnivals that are sure to be a ton of fun for the whole family, to picnics, BBQs, and of course fun at the beach - there are great ways to celebrate Independence Day no matter how you’d like to spend the day. From Nassau County all the way out to the East End, there are a multitude of celebrations happening, and plenty of opportunities to get in on the fun.
There’s no reason not to enjoy the holiday and celebrate our great country’s independence - with the 4th falling on a Friday, we’re in for an entire weekend of celebrations and fun! Our great guide has everything you’ve been searching for when it comes to celebrating this 4th of July - check it out!