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Take the Train to Long Island Events 2021

Updated Aug 25, 2021

Our trains can take you directly to several popular Long Island events — just a short walk or rideshare away from our train stations! Take a look below for event details and how to get there. See you on the train!

August 2021 Events

Event

Date

Description

Address

Westbury Arts Summer Concert Series Live!

8/5-8/26

WESTBURY ARTS IS THRILLED TO BRING LIVE MUSIC BACK TO THE PIAZZA! All concerts are FREE, family-friendly and are scheduled for Thursday evenings: 7-9p.m. at the Piazza Ernesto Strada (Post and Maple Avenues, Westbury) in the heart of downtown Westbury Village. RSVP by using Eventbrite or by visiting Westbury Arts website.

Piazza Ernesto Strada, located at the corner of Post and Maple Ave, Westbury, NY

Port Outdoors

8/5-10/7

Every other Thursday night, we close down Main Street to cars and open it up to outdoor dining, sidewalk sales and live entertainment.

Main Street, Port Washington, NY

Long Island Retro Gaming Expo 2021 at Cradle Of Aviation Museum

8/7-8/8

The Long Island Retro Gaming Expo is now in its 7th year for lovers of retro games and classic gaming. Get ready to play all your retro favorites, browse retro gaming vendors, participate in panel discussions, bring your best cosplay, enter tournaments, and win prizes!

Cradle Of Aviation Museum, Charles Lindbergh Blvd., Garden City, NY 11530

Manhasset Al Fresco

8/8-10/10

The Manhasset Chamber of Commerce will be hosting “Manhasset Al Fresco,” a series of evenings out on the town for outdoor dining, shopping and live entertainment on Plandome Road. The event will allow for road closures for pedestrians and outdoor dining on Plandome Road and is scheduled to take place every other Sunday from 3:30 to 9:30 p.m.

South Plandome Road and North Plandome Road, Manhasset, NY

10th Annual Shelter Island Chamber of Commerce Duck Race

8/22

The 10th Annual Shelter Island Chamber of Commerce Duck Race is a FUNdraiser in support of the Chamber's annual community events. Contestants sponsor a Rubber Ducky that will swim to victory in the raging waters of Chase Creek.

Shelter Island

The Feast of Mother Cabrini

8/27-29

Little Italy comes to Long Island! At the annual Feast of Mother Cabrini you can eat your way through the ¼ mile lit food promenade, enjoy festive live music, take a ride on one of the 25+ thrill rides or test your skills in the midway.

Suffolk Community College, Grant Campus, Crooked Hill Road, Brentwood, NY 11717

September 2021 Events

Event

Date

Description

Address

The Feast of Mother Cabrini

9/2-9/6

Little Italy comes to Long Island! At the 48th annual Feast of Mother Cabrini you can eat your way through the quarter-mile lit food promenade, enjoy festive live music, take a ride on one of the 25+ thrill rides or test your skills in the midway.

Suffolk Community College, Grant Campus, Crooked Hill Road, Brentwood, NY 11717

Ronkonkoma's 2021 Labor Day Weekend Street Fair

9/5

The Ronkonkoma Chamber of Commerce has announced that their annual Labor Day Weekend Street Fair will be held on Sunday, September 5th.

Hawkins Avenue, Lake Ronkonkoma, NY

10th Annual Westbury Short Film Concert Presented by Asbury Shorts

9/10

Annual Westbury Short Film Concert Presented by Asbury Shorts Musical opening act: The Vince Scuderi Quintet

Piazza Ernesto Strada, Post Ave at Maple Ave, Westbury, NY 11590

Fall 2021 Huntington Village Art Walk

9/12

A self-guided tour of the new exhibits at the museums and galleries in the Village of Huntington! This year’s Fall Art Walk will feature Huntington Art Center, Huntington Arts Council, Heckscher Museum of Art, Spotlight, digho, fotofoto gallery, bj spoke gallery, Huntington Public Library, Huntington Historical Society, and Industry. At the Heckscher, docents will be in the galleries to bring the artwork to life in the exhibition The Heckscher Museum Celebrates 100. Then cast your vote for the next Visitors Choice artwork to be featured in the Central Gallery!

Huntington Village, Huntington, NY 11743

2021 Long Island Marathon Weekend

9/17-9/19

For more than 4 decades, runners from Long Island as well as from the Tri-State area and all over the country have been participating in the annual Long Island Marathon Weekend. Since the 1970s, when it started with just a marathon, Long Island Marathon Weekend has grown into an event for all skill levels, first with the addition of the Half Marathon in the early 80s and later the addition of a 10K race, 5K race, and Kids Fun Run. With an event for everyone, all runners are invited to participate in this annual Long Island staple.

Eisenhower Park, Hempstead Turnpike, East Meadow, NY 11555

Port Jefferson's 7th Annual Dragon Boat Race Festival

9/18

7th Annual Port Jefferson Dragon Boat Race Festival; Date: Saturday, September 18th; Time: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Location: Harborfront Park; Competitive racing teams race in 250 meter lanes in Port Jeff harbor.

Harborfront Park at Port Jefferson, 101 East Broadway, Port Jefferson, NY 11777

Long Beach Autumn Boardwalk Vendor Fair

9/18-9/19

The Long Beach Chamber of Commerce's Autumn Boardwalk Vendor Fair is scheduled for September 18th and 19th.

Long Beach Boardwalk, 80 West Broadway, Long Beach, NY 11561

Bellmore Family Street Festival

9/23-9/26

The annual Bellmore Street Festival will be held between September 23rd and 26th at the Bellmore LIRR parking lot (carnival on 9/23 and 9/24, and festival on 9/25 and 9/26).

Bellmore LIRR Station, Sunrise Highway at Bedford Ave, Bellmore, NY 11710

Annual Westbury Street Fair

9/25

The annual Westbury Street Fair will be held on Saturday, September 25th from 10AM-5p.m., with vendors and family-friendly activities along Post Avenue in the Village of Westbury-- within walking distance from the Westbury LIRR station. Free admission and parking.

250 Post Ave, Westbury, NY 11590

Staller Center for the Arts

9/25-various

The Arts are back! View the Fall 2021 Live performance schedule.

Staller Center for the Arts, Stony Brook, NY

Try Port First

Ongoing

Discover Everything Port Washington with our new app. With special categories for "On the Water" and "Play and Stay" make it easy to search for great activities. The "Events" tab shows upcoming events in one easy-to-use location. To download, visit your App Store, search Try Port First and download. Use the QR code in the signature as well. See flyer attached or visit our webpage

Landmark on Main Street

Ongoing

Live entertainment venue within walking distance from LIRR. Please visit website for events and performances.

232 Main Street, Suite 1 Port Washington, NY

Long Island Arts and Culture

Ongoing

Our Arts and Culture Calendar is a great resource for happenings across the island: festivals, exhibitions, concerts, fairs, museums, theater, etc. You can access the calendar at the link below, and you can easily sort by county, venue, type of event, etc to find exactly what you are looking for.

720 Northern Boulevard, Hillwood Commons, #122 Brookville, NY