Friday, September 4, 2015

Labor Day Events on Long Island NY 2015

Labor day is a National Holiday made to recognize the hard working Americans that take part in keeping the economy of this country running. Most years Labor Day is a last long weekend before school begins. This year Labor Day is a bit later than usual and some kids have already headed back to school, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty to do on Long Island to celebrate.

Here is a list of Labor Day festivities on Long Island:

Runs, Walks, and Hikes- there is still time to get outdoors before the weather drastically turns. Here are some ways to celebrate while enjoying your active lifestyle

Sunset Breach Hike

Fire Island National Seashore Watch Hill Visitor Center
Friday Sept 4th 6-8:30PM
Enjoy a free hike guided by the park ranger

Hike Through History
Fire Island National Seashore Fire Island Lighthouse
Sat Sept 5th 3-4:30 PM
Learn about the history of Fire Island and the lighthouse on this free guided hike

Long Beach Labor Day McAvoy Run
Riverside Boulevard Beach, Riverside Boulevard, Long Beach
Cost is $20, $25 on Race Day
Monday, September 7th at 8 AM
A 5-mile race held on Riverside Boulevard in Long Beach. All ages are welcome.

Car Shows-who doesn’t love a great Long Island Car Show?

New York AutoFest Midsummer Night’s Dream Cruise
Ransom Beach
Friday Sept 4th 5:30-9pm
Free for spectators
$5 vehicle entry fee
Proceeds benefit Pets for Vets and Flags for Classrooms. This is a family friendly event.

Bellmore Train Station Car Show
Bellmore LIRR Train Station
Free admission
Friday Sep 4th 6-11PM
Take a look at all the cool hotrods, antique cars and custom cars.

Long Island Custom Cars and Collectibles Show and Swap Meet
MacArthur Airport
Adults $7 Children under 12 free
Sunday Sept 6th 8am-5pm
All types of cars from vintage to exotic on display and for sale. Trophies will be awarded

Concerts- round out the summer concerts by taking in a live show

Concert in the Park – The Hambones
Coe Hall at Planting Fields Arboretum
Free Event
Saturday, Sept 5th at 5:30 PM
Celebrate the 40th anniversary of Bob Dylan’s classic album, Blood on the Tracks, bring  a chair, blanket and outdoor picnic.


The Brooklyn Bridge
Suffolk Theatre
Tickets in advance $49
Saturday, Sept 5th at 8 PM
Popular music group of the 60s and 70s perform hits like “16 Candles,”“Welcome Me Love,” “Step By Step,” “Runaround Sue,” “The Wanderer,” “Unchained Melody,” Doors, bar, and dinner open at 6:30 PM. Show at 8 PM.

Live Music at Martha Clara Vineyards
Martha Clara Vineyards
Free Event
Saturday, Sept 5th 2-5 PM
Enjoy a great time of live music with the beautiful surroundings of thisNorth Fork, Long Island vineyard

Southbound for Sound of Summer Concert Series
Strong’s Water Club & Marina
Free Event
Saturday, Sept 5th 4- 8 PM
The band Southbound has an eclectic mix of music to perform.

Paul Mahos & Jeff Allegue
Martha Clara Vineyards
Free Event
Sunday, Sept 6th 1- 4 PM
Half of the group New Life Crisis, Paul Mahos & Jeff Allegue will put on an acoustic show, playing their versions of favorite hits.

Steeldrumania
Martha Clara Vineyards
Free Event
Monday, Sept 7th 1 - 4 PM
Steel drum music by Steeldrumania

Bernadette Peters
Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center
Ticket Prices Start at $150
Saturday, Sept 5th 8 PM
Tony, Grammy, Golden Globe and Drama Desk awards winner Bernadette Peters will perform  a mix of  numbers and show tunes.

Spin Doctors
Guild Hall of East Hampton
Tickets start at $40, $38 for Members
Saturday, Sept 5th 8PM
Spin Doctors performs pop/rock and blues songs.

Fairs and Festivals- last but certainly not least don’t forget to check out these events

Westbury Market Fair
The NYCB Theatre Parking Lot, 960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury, NY 11590
Free Event
Saturday, Sept 5th - Sunday, Sept 6th 8 AM - 4 PM
 Family friendly outdoor shopping with over 150 vendors and food trucks.

The Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival: with Aziz Ansari & Amy Schumer
Jones Beach
Tickets start at $56
Friday, September 4th at 5:15 PM
Comedy performed by Aziz Ansari with special guest star Amy Schumer, other comedians include: Anthony Jeselnik, Ashley Barnhill, Bridget Everett, Dave Attell, Donnell Rawlings, Jay Pharoah, Jeff Ross, Jim Norton, John Mulaney, Michael Che, Nick Kroll, Nick Thune, Nikki Glaser, Rachel Feinstein, Rory Scovel, Sebastian Maniscalco, Tim Minchin, T.J. Miller, and Todd Barry

7th Annual Westhampton Festival of Arts
The Great Lawn of St. Marks Church
Free Event
Saturday, Sept 5th - Sunday, Sept 6th 10 AM - 6 PM
National and international artists will display original artwork at one of America’s Top 50 fine art events.
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Flying Trapeze & Aerial Arts Show
Long Beach Boardwalk
Free Event
Saturday, Sept 5th 8 PM
Free trapeze show sponsored by I.FLY Trapeze School

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