Best Things To Do on Long Island in September 2021 With Kids

The Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze returns to Old Bethpage Village Restoration for a seasonal run beginning in late September. Photo courtesy of the venue
The Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze returns to Old Bethpage Village Restoration for a seasonal run beginning in late September. Photo courtesy of the venue

Summer days are behind us, but we're falling for these autumn activities. From fairs and festivals to movies and music, September is packing a punch.

We've got plenty more things to do in our Fall Fun Guide, which is jam-packed with our picks for the best apple picking, corn mazes, and other must-do fall outings.

Our activity calendar is growing by the day, and below, we've rounded up our curated list of the best things to do this September with kids. Read on for these can't-miss activities.

As always, if an event piques your interest, click through to our listing for all the details, including addresses and times. And keep in mind: On Long Island, especially now, really cool things to do with kids often book up quickly, so register or buy your tickets ASAP. Subscribe to our newsletters to get stories like this delivered directly to your inbox.

Riverhead Cardboard Boat Race
Peconic Waterfront - 9:00 AM Pick
Bubble Palooza & Color Fun Run Festival
Tanger Outlets Deer Park - 9:00 AM Pick
The Long Island Retro Gaming Expo
Cradle of Aviation Museum - 10:00 AM Pick
Story Thyme at the Sylvester Manor Farmstand
Sylvester Manor - 10:30 AM Pick
Splish Splash, Animal Baths at LICM
Long Island Children's Museum - 12:00 PM Pick
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