17 Sep 4 BEST LONG ISLAND FALL FESTIVALS—PLUS TRANSPORTATION TO GET THERE
MAKE FALL AMAZING WITH THESE GREAT LONG ISLAND FESTIVALS
Fall on Long Island can mean any number of things—taking trips to see the foliage, heading to a quaint small town for a weekend getaway, or heading to the local pumpkin patch with kids.
It can also mean a ton of great harvest festivals and events to get everyone in the spirit of the season.
Long Island is a great place for fall festivals, and each year brings even more options for residents and visitors to the area. Everything from family-friendly events to festivals specializing in live music is available for your enjoyment this autumn.
Here are 4 great fall festivals to add to your itinerary this autumn on Long Island.
October 9-12, 2015
Brought to your by the Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce, the Long Island Fall Festival is an annual event held on the 25 acre plot of land of Heckscher Park.
The Festival offers attendees a number of great activities throughout its 4-day run. Day 1 kicks off with a carnival, extensive food court and live music, while the remainder of the festival will feature the same carnival, plus contests, vendors, live music and various other shows.
Paid for entirely through corporate sponsorships, the LIFF offers free admission for all attendees.
September 26, 2015
For the past 26 years, the United Methodist Church of Huntington has hosted the fall fair on their church lawn; rain or shine, 2015 will mark their 27th year of inviting residents and visitors alike to enjoy some food and take part in a fall-themed activity or two.
With plenty of adult and kid-friendly activities on the calendar, the Fall Fair is the perfect spot for the whole family the last weekend in September. Enjoy everything from a bake sale, a plant sale, handmade jewelry and crafts to baked goods, tie-dying, toy sale, a tag sale, a silent auction, kids’ bouncy castle, and more.
The best part of the Fall Fair is that the proceeds go to help local Huntington Charities; over the past 26 years, the United Methodist Church has donated near a quarter of a million dollars to numerous local charities.
October 2, 2015-October 25, 2015, Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Held at the Old Westbury Gardens, this great fall event will feature more than 5,000 hand-carved and illuminate jack-o-lanterns, each created by a professional artist or sculptor. These timeless Halloween decorations will line a 1/3 of a mile stretch through the gardens, creating an eerie and delightful site for attendees. You can also enjoy huge artistic displays of classic cars, a giant pumpkin carving station and more, all of which is helmed by our local artists and professionals.
October 10, 2015
Combine your desires to eat German food, drink great beer and race for charity at the Oktoberfest 5K, held on Saturday, October 10, at the Bench Bar and Grill in Stony Brook.
Enter the 5K and race from 10-11, then enjoy all-you-can-eat authentic German food and beer. You’ll also get free entry to the Bench’s Oktoberfest festivities, which includes great activities for you and the kids, including a bounce castle, face painting, root beer and ice cream.
TRANSPORTATION FOR YOUR 2015 FALL FESTIVAL
Executive Ground Transportation has called Long Island home for many years, so we know a thing or two about all the great fall festivals on the calendar when autumn rolls around.
Make your 2015 fall festival experience special by booking a chauffeured vehicle with Executive. Not only will our chauffeur ensure that you and your family get from location to location safely and easily, we remove the stresses of driving so you can focus on enjoying time together and making memories.
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