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Things to Do on Long Island

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There's a wealth of things to do on Long Island, from sports and recreation to museums and superb dining options. It's all here on Long Island. Read these articles to find out more.
  1. Monthly Calendars of Events
  2. Fourth of July Weekend on Long Island
  3. Halloween Events & More on Long Island - 2011
  4. Holidays and Annual Festivals
  5. Seasons of Fun on Long Island
  6. Museums, Art Galleries, Aquarium & A Big Duck
  1. Concerts & Theater
  2. Dining & Nightlife
  3. Cruises on Long Island
  4. Sports & Recreation
  5. Shopping

Monthly Calendars of Events

Each month, you can read about all the wonderful events there are on Long Island. The calendars are updated every year.

Fourth of July Weekend on Long Island

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From festive fireworks that fill the skies with glowing colors to parades and patriotic events, there's much to see and do on the Fourth of July weekend on Long Island, NY.

Halloween Events & More on Long Island - 2011

Halloween - kids in costumes

From haunted houses to tales of real ghosts, from Halloween festivities before and after the actual holiday, to places to buy or rent costumes, find out how to optimize your Halloween experience on Long Island

Holidays and Annual Festivals

Learn about things to do on Long Island during various holidays, and find out about wonderful annual festivals in Nassau and Suffolk.

Seasons of Fun on Long Island

Photo © Linda Tagliaferro

There's plenty to do on Long Island whether you want to cross-country ski in the snow-covered winter landscapes or enjoy beautiful beaches in summer.

Museums, Art Galleries, Aquarium & A Big Duck

Cradle of Aviation Museum - Photo © Linda Tagliaferro

Long Island boasts a world-class aquarium, art and science museums and much more. Find out more about these entertaining and educational places to visit.

Concerts & Theater

Long Island offers a wide variety of live concert venues that feature music ranging from classical to cool jazz. There are also a number of theaters where you can enjoy live plays and more.

Dining & Nightlife

Babylon Carriage House meal - Photo © Linda Tagliaferro

Long Island offers a wide variety of restaurants, bars and clubs. From traditional American fare to ethnic cuisine including Greek, Italian, Mexican and Indian restaurants, from casual to upscale dining, Long Island has it all.

Cruises on Long Island

Photo © Linda Tagliaferro

With beautiful waterways and beaches, Long Island also offers some cruises to show you the natural wonders of a number of areas.

Sports & Recreation

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Long Island offers sports for every age and ability. From tennis to golf and more, there's something for everyone here. Find information here about where to watch or participate in sports and other recreational activities.

Shopping

Photo © Linda Tagliaferro

From malls that offer high fashion at bargain prices to thrift shops with hidden treasures, to boutiques that sell artisanal tea and other specialty items, Long Island is a shopper's paradise.

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