Long Island Fall Festivals & Corn Mazes October 2012


FALL FESTIVALS

Oyster Festival @ Theodore Roosevelt Park
West End Avenue, Oyster Bay
The Oyster Festival originated as a hometown parade honoring Theodore Roosevelt before evolving into the largest outdoor festival on Long Island. Now the East Coast’s largest waterfront festival offers live entertainment, tall ships, top-notch artisans, pirate shows, midway rides, and the iconic oyster eating and shucking contest. And of course…the Food Court, where volunteer chefs and culinary pros work side by side, cooking and serving dozens of unique oyster, clam and other seafood concoctions along with traditional festival fare. Saturday, 10.13 & Sunday, 10.14, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Pumpkin Festival @ John Gardiner Farm
900 Park Ave., Greenlawn
Hayrides, pumpkins & fun for the entire family! Saturday, 10.13, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Apple Festival @ Islip Grange
10 Broadway Ave., Sayville
Pie eating, scarecrow contests, crafts fair, apple-themed cooking contest, music, pony rides and demonstration.
Saturday, 10.13, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.


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Harvest Festival @ Benner’s Farm
56 Gnarled Hollow Rd., Setauket
A day of fun picking pumpkins and listening to good old fashioned music at the farm! Sunday, 10.14, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Center Moriches Fall Festival @ Center Moriches
Main Street, Center Moriches
Fair will feature vendors and Main Street merchants selling goods and foods, raffles, artists, petting zoo and activities for children. Saturday, 10.20, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Fall Harvest Street Festival @ Deer Park
Deer Park Ave., Deer Park
Rides, games, food, vendors and more! Saturday, 10.20, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Sagamore Hill Day Fall Family Festival & Theodore Roosevelt’s 154th Birthday @ Sagamore Hill
20 Sagamore Hill Rd., Oyster Bay
Activities will include entertainment for children, old fashioned games and crafts, interactive farm demonstrations, exhibits, music, farm animal petting area, food vendors, Theodore Roosevelt as portrayed by James Foote and more. Food service of traditional American fare: hamburgers, hot dogs and popcorn will be available on the site or you may bring your own picnic. This event is rain or shine. Saturday, 10.20, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Syosset Fall Festival @ Syosset LIRR
Jackson Avenue, Syosset
Vendors, food, rides & more! Saturday, 10.20 & Sunday, 10.21, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Harvest Festival @ Port Jefferson Village
A village-wide event with musical performances, 100+ Costumed Dog Parade, Marshmallow Roast, Scarecrow Walk, Pumpkin Decorating and other craft projectsParticipate in the Village restaurants’ Annual Chowder Tasting Competition. Sunday, 10.21, noon.

Huntington Historical Society Apple Festival @ Daniel W. Kissam House Museum
434 Park Ave., Huntington
Bring your children to play traditional games, try old-time crafts and dance to the tunes of traditional music.  And, if they dare, they can enter the scary “Boo” Barn. Sunday, 10.21, noon-4 p.m.


CORN MAZES

Glover Farms
633 Horseblock Rd., Brookhaven. 631-286-7876.
Roasted corn, farm animals, hayrides, pumpkin picking, homemade treats, corn maze and all-new night-time haunted corn maze.

Fairview Farm
69 Horsemill Lane, Bridgehampton. 631-537-6154.
Pumpkin picking, corn cannon, corn maze. Fairview has an 8-acre corn maze with 10-foot-tall stalks.

F&W Schmitt’s Family Farm
26 Pinelawn Rd., Melville. 631-271-3276, SchmittFarms.com
Pick your own pumpkins, LI’s largest straw pyramid, farm animals, pumpkin patch playground, fire truck slid, and corn maze. 7-acre corn maze open  for all during the day, gets creepy and haunted at night! Then take a stroll through the Haunted Mansion of Melville!

Harbes Family Farms
Multiple Locations. HarbesFamilyFarm.com.
Pumpkins, roasted corn, apple cider, corn mazes, live music and pony rides. of our Robin Hood themed day maze and Spooky Moonlight night Maze this location is a favorite fall destination!

Borellas Farm Stand

485 Edgewood Ave., St. James. 631-862-7330. BorellasFarmstand.com
Fall Harvest Festival every weekend in October. Pumpkin picking, music, food, bounce house, corn maze, roasted corn, hay rides and more.

Colonial Springs Farms
201 Main St., Wheatley Heights. 631-643-4829. ColonialSpringsFarm.com.
Pumpkin picking, new corn maze debut, children’s zip line, honey making, pony rides, hay rides and more.

Fink’s Country Farm
6242 Middle Country Rd., Manorville. 631-886-2272. FinksFarm.com.
Hayrides, 7-acre corn maze, U-pick pumpkins, kiddy train rides, combine slide and much more!

Lewin Farms
812 Sound Ave., Wading River. 631-929-4327. LewinFarm.com.
Pick your own pumpkins and gourds, plus newly designed corn maze and farm stand.

Gabrielsen’s Country Plant Farm
1299 Main Rd., Jamesport. 631-722-3259.  GabrielsensCountryFarm.com.
Pumpkin patch, Corn Crib, Giant Pumpkin, hay bale tosses, potato sack races, 11-acre corn maze, hay rides, cows and pony rides.

Hank’s Pumpkintown
240 Montauk Hwy., Water Mill. 631-726-4667. HanksPumpkinTown.com.
Corn maze park with three mazes (two 15-minute; one 1-hour) open weekends, roasted corn, wagon rides, pumpkin picking, curly slides, cider donuts and more.

Helen’s Flower Farm
Union Ave., Riverhead. 631-722-8449. HelensFarm.com.
Huge pumpkin fields for picking, horse-drawn hay rides, corn maze and picnic area.

May’s Farm
6361 Route 25A, Wading River. 631-929-6654. MaysFarmNY.com.
Pumpkin picking and corn maze, apple cider, roasted corn and more.

***Farms often change their hours. Call each farm before you leave for up-to-the-minute schedules.

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