English: Charter fishing boats at Captree State Park, NY in May 2005. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
What a great summer we head. Outdoor restaurants and cafes got their share of customers. But it’s not too late to enjoy a cool drink or a delicious dinner at one of your favorite waterfront restaurants. As the summer is coming to an end the big events are just beginning such as the Oktoberfest. There are some Oktoberfest events in September as well as in October. Martha Clara Vineyard starts there Oktoberfest early September 7 and the Black Forest Brew House is following September 21. We’ll keep you posted of more events on Long Island. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook to get up to date info about events. If you own a restaurant Like us on Facebook and we may feature you.
Oktoberfest on Long Island
11th Annual October fest on North Fork
6025 Sound Avenue Riverhead, NY 11901
Celebrate October Fest on Saturday and Sunday September 8 & 9, from 1-5pm. The fest will be held at the Martha Clara Vineyard with German food, beer, music and wine. Get your tickets early.
314 New York Avenue – Huntington, NY 11743 – (631) 549-4404
Sunday September 16th from 12-3:00pm. $80.00 per person will get you a 5 course meal with 5 beers, tax and gratuity, a T shirt, a glass and party favors.
Black Forest Brew House
2015 New Highway, Farmingdale, NY 11735 TEL: 631-391-9500
The Black Forest Brew Haus starts Oktoberfest on September 21 until October 13, 2012. Visit their website for menus and live entertainment
Sag Harbor’s Harborfest
Old Whalers Church, Sag Harbor 917-715-4116
Friday September 28, will be the beginning of the Sag Harbor American Music Festival. The event starts at 8pm. Tickets are $ 20.00 and can be purchased at sagharbaormusic.org. Free performances can be heard Saturday from 11am – 9pm. This is a great time to get to know your the local restaurants in sag harbor.
Grande Festa Italiana in Port Washington
175 West Shore Road, Port Washington
Enjoy this event with your whole family which is held in North Hempstead Beach Park. Admission is free, however there is a parking fee of $ 3.00. The event starts Wednesday September 7 until Sunday September 11. There will be live entertainment, rides, games, food and craft vendors. The Firework will start at Sunday at 9:30pm
Third Annual East End Green Fest
Route 48 and Cox Road, Mattituck, 631-734-5894
Join this “green” festival in Mattituck which is powered by solar energy. Enjoy food, live music and a green carnival. The event is held Friday September 14, to Monday September 17. Check website for hours and more info.
8th Annual Fall Harvest & Seafood Festival at Captree State Park
Bring the entire family and enjoy Long Island harvest foods as well as seafood dishes. The festival starts Saturday September 17, from 11 till 5pm and Sunday September 18, from 11 till 5pm. There are lots of activities for children and of course live entertainment.
Harvest Festival at Palmer Vineyards
5120 Sound Avenue Riverhead, NY 11901 (631) 722-9463
Taste some Long Island grown wine and listen to live music at the Harvest Festival at Palmer Vineyards on September 17 & 18 and September 24 & 25. Admission is free and don’t forget to bring the kids for a hayride.
Apple Festival in Setauket
55 Old Post Road, East Setauket, 11733 631-692-4664
The event is held September 18, from 11-4:30pm with plenty of activities for children and adults. Try your luck in the apple pie baking contest or watch some of the cooking demos.
Greenport Maritime Festival
Greenport Village, Greenport 11944, 631-477-2100
The Greenport Maritime Festival offers fun for the whole family. The event starts Friday September 21 until September 23. From fireworks to clam chowder contest there is something for everyone. For hours and other info please follow the link.