Pumpkin, apple and cinnamon spice fills the air as we celebrate fall. From hayrides and pumpkin picking to carnival attractions, I have everything you need to plan the most amazing Long Island fall weekends. Check out what is happening on Long Island this fall.
What: Fall Farm Festival
Where: White Post Farms, 250 Old Country Road, Melville
When: Weekends and Columbus Day, Now - October 28th from 10 am-4pm
About: Your admission to The Fall Festival includes: Six Great Shows, (The Great Stage Show, Tricks For Treats Exotic Bird Show, Mutts Gone Nuts, Nick's Kids Show, The Magic of Jim McClenahan, Anastasini Variety Show), Sing-A-Long Hayrides, Unlimited Use of Our Bounce ‘N Slides, Our Famous Animal Farm, Singin’ Chicken Show, Animal Farm Jamboree Show, Use of our Playground Areas, Use of our Picnic Tables, Play-In-The-Hay, Entry to our Ronnie’s Birdie Landing TM and Poppie's Lorikeet Landing Free Flight Aviaries. Admission: $22.10. Insider Tip: Join their email list and get coupons.
What: Barnyard Adventure
Where: Harbes Family Farm, 714 Sound Avenue, Mattituck
When: Daily 10am-6pm, Now- October 28th.
About: Ride along a singing hayride tour, watch pig races, wonder through a barnyard corn maze, meet new friends at the petting zoo and much more. Mon-Thurs: $10.95, Fri-Sun: $18.95, holidays and festivals: $19.95, season pass: $39.95.
What: Rise of the Jack O’Lanterns
Where: Westbury Gardens, 71 Old Westbury Road, Westbury
When: Now- November 29th, selling out quickly, see website for remaining ticket days/times
About: Tour iconic multi-pumkin structure that are made of dozens of illuminated jack o-lanterns in life-sized pieces.
What: Fall Fair and Open House
Where: Crestwood Camp, 313 Round Swamp Road, Melville
When: Saturday, October 15th at 11am-3pm, Rain Date: Sunday, October 16th.
About: For new families interesting in find out out more about their program, plus their will be a pumpkin patch, snacks and face painting.
What: Harvest Festival
Where: Benner’s Farm. 56 Gnarled Hollow Road, East Setauket
When: October 20th- 21st from noon-4pm.
About: Feed and pet that farm animals, go on a hayride, find fresh local produce and enjoy live music.
What: Apple Festival
Where: Huntington Historical Society: Kissan House, 434 Park Avenue, Huntington
When: Sunday, October 14th from noon-4pm
About: Annual autumn celebration featuring old-time crafts, pumpkin painting, live fiddle band and Ohman School of Ballet performance, plus tasty pies and candy apples available. Price: Free.
What: 35th Anniversary Oyster Festival
Where: Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park: West End Avenue, Oyster Bay
When: October 13th-14th from 11am-6pm.
About: Live entertainment, pirate shows, zoo attraction, carnival rides and oyster eating and shucking contests.
What: Long Island Fall Festival
Where: Heckscher Park, Prime Avenue and Main Street, Huntington
When: Friday October 5th- Monday October 8th, times vary daily please see website
About: Live entertainment, arts and craft vendors, food court, carnival rides and more.