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Fun for Everyone at the LI Fall Festival

at Heckscher Park in Huntington | Fri Oct 05 - Mon Oct 08

Location

Heckscher Park in Huntington

11 Prime Avenue, Huntington, NY
Huntington, NY 11724
(Map)
Tel: 631-423-6100
Contact Name: Huntington Chamber
Visit Website: Website.

Date & Time

Cost: Free Event
Description

The 19th Annual Long Island Fall Festival will take place during Columbus Day weekend in Heckscher Park in Huntington.  Features fun-filled festivities for the whole family with hundreds of attractions, global cuisine, a world-class carnival, over 300 vendors & 4 days of live performances. The festivities begin Fri, 10/5, 3 - 10 pm, Sat, 10/6 & Sun, 10/7 from 11 am-10 pm (carnival, music, park food court will remain open until 10pm) and Monday, October 8th from 11am-5pm (carnival, in-park vendors, food court only).   Festival highlights include:

  • Verizon Island

Stop by Verizon Island and check out the following great events:

  • Snapple Tastings
  • A high school band will perform Saturday at noon
  • Island Harvest - Coin Harvest Campaign
  • Robert Petrone from FiOS 1's Restaurant Hunter will be doing a "live" taping on Saturday
  • Eden Grinshdan of “Eden Eats” from the Cooking Channel 1-4 pm (interview on the Chapin stage/meet & greet under the big red Verizon tent)
  • "Guest it, to get it raffle" (guess the weight of the giant Verizon pumpkin and win a Beetles Rockband Video Game Bundle)
  • Tattoo Lou Sunday 1-4pm free air brush tattoos
  • Creation Station – autumn crafts for children all weekend

 

  • Home Depot’s Kids Workshops
  • Shop ‘til You Drop
  • Farmer’s Market and Petting Zoo
  • World- Class Carnival

Children of all ages will spin, swirl and sway on the exhilarating rides in this thrilling World Class Carnival. Carnival hours are Friday, 3-10pm; Saturday & Sunday 11am-10pm; Monday, 11am-5pm. Pay-One-Price Wristband $25 or purchase tickets individually.  Discount coupons available through the schools, local publications and at village merchants.

  • Delicious Food
  • BABY CARE LOUNGE (hosted by HappyLittleDays.com)

For our youngest Festival guests, we have a new Baby Care Lounge where you can bring your parents to relax, eat and play.  The Lounge includes:

-  Clean and safe changing tables

-  Relaxing & private spaces for feeding 

-  Play mats with toys for babies and crawlers to roll and stretch

 

  • Visit Huntington Village Merchants

The Festival Shuttle from the Huntington Train Station makes a stop in the Village so guests can take advantage of the many shops and restaurants.  Many merchants are offering a significant discount that weekend.  Coupons are available in local publications, at the Festival and on the Festival website: www.lifallfestival.com

 

And There's So Much More!!

  • Beer & Wine Tent with Flat screen TV’s to watch the games
  • Sons of Italy Columbus Day Parade Sunday at 12:30 pm.  Meatball eating contest at 3:30 pm at the Carnival Sound Stage
  • LI Blood Services will host a Blood Drive Saturday & Sunday, 11am-6pm.
  • Remote control boat races in Heckscher Pond.
  • Theresa Guidice of Real Housewives of New Jersey appearance and autograph signing at Milania Hair Care near Heckscher Museum.

 If you are driving, there is FREE parking at the Huntington Train Station w/ shuttle service to & from the festival on Sat and Sun, 11am to 6 pm.Fee for round-trip shuttle ride is $1.00. For info, 631-423-6100 or visit www.lifallfestival.com