Labor Day Weekend on Long Island

Posted by Debra Russell on Tuesday, August 28th, 2018 at 4:44pm.

Hello Everyone! I hope that your summer is going well and that you are enjoying these last few weeks left! Labor Day Weekend is right around the corner and if you are looking for some last minute things to do on the Island with family and friends- check out my suggestions below:


Craft Lovers



10th Annual Westhampton Beach Festival of the Arts

35 Main Street, Westhampton Beach, NY 11978
Saturday and Sunday, September 1st and September 2nd, 10 AM - 6 PM
Free Event
Westhampton Beach Festival of the Arts returns to The Great Lawn in Westhampton Beach for two full days of incredible artwork. Regardless of whether you're looking for unique jewelry, abstract paintings, or original wood creations, artisans will have pieces of all kinds for sale.


Music Lovers


Huntington Lighthouse Musicfest

The ONLY Music Festival In The WORLD Held On Top Of A Working Lighthouse In The Middle Of The Water!

Saturday, September 1st from 11am until dusk
Rain Date Sunday, September 2, 2018

Bands play from the top of the Lighthouse to an anchorage of boats. Attendance has grown to well over 1,000 boats with thousands of attendees arriving by boat - all shapes and sizes including kayaks, jet ski or any other mode of water transportation they find to reach the lighthouse!  Boaters are drawn from New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island and New Jersey! The event is held annually on Labor Day weekend.


The Northport Jazz Band

Free concert in Cold Spring Harbor Park

Sunday, September 2nd from 4pm-6pm

Grab a lawn chair and enjoy the music! Or go for a walk and shop in town during the Cold Spring Harbor Labor Day weekend sidewalk sale. Cold Spring Harbor Labor Day Weekend Sidewalk Sale: All Weekend.


Beer and Wine Lovers


Join Brew Crew Cycles for some Labor Day fun!

205b Macy Ave, Riverhead

Labor Day Tours go out Friday- Monday

Labor Day Festivities

11:00, 11:45, 12:30, 2:00, 2:45, 3:30 & 5:00
Join Brew Crew Cycles on a fantastic 14-person pedal powered tour of local Riverhead breweries and/or bars!


Vine to Wine Tour

Sannino Vineyard, 1375 Peconic Lane

Saturday, September 1 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Be a part of the most comprehensive wine tour in the region. Mini viticulture, winemaking techniques and completed by exploring wines from the barrel cellar. This tour will be given by owner and winemaker, Anthony Sannino. Tour includes wine tasting, cheese plate and special discounts.
$50/pp approx. 90 minutes
FREE to Wine Club Members


For Those Who Love To Relax In The Sun



Just head out to one of the hundreds of beaches on Long Island. With over 118 miles of ocean-facing coastline on the South Shore to lovely waterfront access on the North Shore - the salt water and sand are close to your feet ANYWHERE on Long Island!

Grab a beach chair and head out to your local or state beach and RELAX!


Have a GREAT Weekend!


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