Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Red, White, & Boom - 2015 Firework Displays on Long Island!

Independence Day is less than two weeks away - do you have any big plans for celebrating this year? If your favorite part of the 4th of July is the Firework Displays, then you're in luck - there will be TONS of festive firework displays happening all throughout the holiday weekend this year right here on Long Island! As an extra special treat for Long Islanders, the Jones Beach Firework Display is back for the first time since 2009, in addition to all the other exciting displays lighting up the skies across LI.

Grab your picnic basket, some nice cold drinks, and your best buds, and head outside this 4th of July and as night falls, look up at the sky - this year's firework displays are bigger and better than ever - don't miss out!

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Long Island’s 2015 4th of July Weekend Guide: Fireworks, Fairs, Fun in the Sun & More!

 It's that time of year again, Long Island - America's Birthday is quickly approaching, and it's time to round up your best red, white & blue patriotic garb, some sunblock, and get ready for fun! Across Long Island, Independence Day celebrations will be happening on July 4th AND 5th this year, as the holiday falls on a Saturday. This means that Long Island will be treated to twice the fun, including parades, concerts, festivals, fairs, and of course FIREWORKS! This year is especially exciting for Long Island, as the beloved Jones Beach 4th of July Firework Spectacular will be returning for the first time since 2009!


Photo by Joseph Hart, via Free Images.

Thursday, June 04, 2015

LongIsland.com's 2015 June Family Fun Guide: Kick of Summer with Festivals, Father's Day, Outdoor Fun & More!

It seems like the first half of the year has gone by in a flash! Although the official start of Summer isn’t until Sunday, June 21st, things are sure heating up here on Long Island in terms of fun! The month of June is packed with festivals, fairs, Father’s Day Celebrations, concerts, and all sorts of outdoor fun that takes full advantage of the nice warm weather. Before you know it, school will be out - college students are already home, and by now, grade schoolers are itching to be done with the semester, and dive head first into Summer fun. 
 
Don't wait until the end of the month to celebrate the new season - get a jump start on Summer fun right here on Long Island throughout the month of June!
 

Monday, May 11, 2015

Memorial Day Weekend 2015: Celebrate with Fireworks, Parades, BBQs & Lots of Family Fun!

 Memorial Day Weekend is right around the corner, and this year, there's tons of great local fun happening that you won't want to miss out on all weekend long! Known as the "Unofficial Start to Summer", Memorial Day Weekend is packed with events honoring Long Island's local heroes, including firework displays, parades, festivals, and of course the Jones Beach Air Show. If you're still in the midst of planning your Memorial Day Weekend Fun, not to worry - we've rounded up all of the best local events & things to do this Memorial Day Weekend into an easy to read Guide!
Celebrated the last Monday of May each year, Memorial Day is a US Federal Holiday that honors the men & women of the US Armed Forces who gave their lives to protect our country. No matter how you plan to spend Memorial Day weekend, while you're enjoying the celebrations and having fun, be sure to stop for a moment, and remember what the holiday is all about, and make time to honor those who have given their lives to protect us.

To get the scoop on all the Memorial Day Weekend Fun happening on LI, click here!

Photo of the Blue Angels at the 2014 Jones Beach Air Show by Tom Lomino, via LongIsland.com.

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

LongIsland.com's 2015 May Family Fun Guide: Festivals, Fairs Fireworks & Tons of Warm Weather Fun!

 Things are really starting to warm up here on Long Island as we enter the month of May. Now that April’s Showers have come and gone, there are even more car shows, festivals, fairs, and other great outdoor events happening across the Island! May is sure to be a ton of fun from beginning to end, with the last weekend of the month, Memorial Day Weekend, topping off the fun with fireworks, fairs, picnics, and more fun things to do  than you’ll know what to do with! 

Known as the Unofficial Start of Summer, Memorial Day is celebrated for an entire long weekend here on Long Island, and whether you’re planning to enjoy a day at the beach, head over to one of the many fairs & festivals happening that weekend, or relax and BBQ at home, there’s tons of great fun happening over the holiday weekend!

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Nikon at Jones Beach Theater's 2015 Concert Calendar

Whether you love to rock out, you're LI's biggest country music fan, or you're a pop music fanatic, this year's Concert Calendar at Jones Beach Theater has something for everyone! The fun kicks off Memorial Day Weekend with the annual Jones Beach Air Show, and doesn't stop all Summer long - big acts including the Dave Matthews Band, Tim McGraw, Train, Fall Out Boy, Def Leppard, and many more will be making stops at the Jones Beach Theater as part of their 2015 Concert Tours! Make the most out of the Summer at Jones Beach Theater, and indulge in a Long Island tradition that's been enjoyed by Long Islanders for generations!  

Photo by R. Sullivan via WikiCommons. (CC BY-SA 3.0).

Friday, April 17, 2015

Support Our Planet Earth by Attending Some Fun & Educational Earth Day Events!

Earth Day is right around the corner - how will you be celebrating? This year, there are tons of great ways to celebrate Earth Day across Long Island on April 22nd, as well as the weekends before & after the holiday! No matter how you choose to celebrate Earth Day, remember - even making the smallest of changes can have a big impact. From pledging to recycle all your plastic bottles, to taking shorter showers to help conserve water, there are countless small steps you can take every day to help keep Long Island green! 


Photo by Cobrasoft, via Free Images.