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

Wednesday, May 06, 2015'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!