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FEATURED EVENTS

Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns at Old Westbury Gardens

Long Island’s most iconic, truly unique, family-friendly fall event, RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns, is returning in October 2019 to Old Westbury Gardens for the eighth year in a row! Come see 5,000 hand-carved illuminated Jack O’lanterns creatively arranged along a scenic walking path and set to a musical score designed to bring out the fall spirit in visitors of all ages! This year, we’ve redesigned the entire event from the ground up in ways that will wow both RISE newbies and returning RISE fans!

Dates: 
10/04/2019
10/05/2019
10/06/2019
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Location:

71 Old Westbury Rd
Westbury, NY, 11590
United States

Phone:

(516) 333-0048

Hatchling Turtle Day at at Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium

Come meet our baby turtles during their first outdoor adventure! Professional staff will be on hand to answer questions about the few days old turtles. Enjoy refreshments and turtle themed activities.

Dates: 
08/17/2019
10 am - 3 pm
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Location:

1660 NY-25A
Cold Spring Harbor, NY, 11724
United States

Phone:

(516) 692-6768

Sunflower Festival Weekends! at Garden of Eve

Visit the only certified organic U-pick sunflower field on Long Island! Our 5 acre sunflower field has more than 100,000 flowers! Admission at the gate is $7.95 per person, but only $5 if you pre-purchase online. Admission includes unlimited access to U-pick organic Sunflower Field, photo ops, Family Fun Fields, unlimited hay rides 11-5 weather permitting, pedal karts, hay tower, farm animals, spider web, and more.

Dates: 
08/17/2019
08/18/2019
08/24/2019
10 am - 6 pm
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Location:

4558 Sound Ave
Riverhead, NY, 11901
United States

Phone:

631-722-8777

Peach Festival at Harbes Family Farm

It’s the 30th Anniversary Season of Harbes Family Farm in Mattituck. As part of our season-long festivities, we’ll be holding Harbes Annual Peach Festival on Saturday, August 24 & Sunday, August 25 from 10am-7pm. You won’t want to miss this peachy, fun-filled celebration to cap off your summer!

Dates: 
08/24/2019
08/25/2019
10am-7pm
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Location:

715 Sound Ave
Mattituck, NY, 11952
United States

Phone:

(631) 298-0800

59th Annual Long Island Scottish Festival and Highland Games at Old Westbury Gardens

With bagpipes, caber tossing, concerts, food, and kids’ games, this festival is for everyone. Parade of pipe bands and colors salute at Noon. Auxiliary parking at Westbury High School.

Dates: 
08/24/2019
8 am - 5 pm
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Location:

71 Old Westbury Rd
Westbury, NY, 11590
United States

Phone:

(516) 333-0048

Mermaid Tea Party at Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum

Drop in for our annual mermaid celebration! Meet and greet our Museum Mermaid, enjoy complimentary snacks, and create a treasure trove of colorful mermaid crafts to take home! Costumes welcome.

Dates: 
08/17/2019
11 am - 2 pm
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Location:

279 Main Street
Cold Spring Harbor, NY, 11724
United States

Phone:

(631) 367-3418

Sag Harbor Harborfest

Once described as the largest block party extending out over the water, this year Harborfest will be a village-wide event celebrating the maritime history of Sag Harbor. Our sidewalk sale and arts and crafts fair will be happening the same weekend. Enjoy and Celebrate Sag Harbor!

Dates: 
09/06/2019
09/07/2019
09/08/2019
varies, see schedule
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Location:

PO Box 2810 The Windmill
Sag Harbor, NY, 11963
United States

Phone:

(631) 725-0011