Cap off the summer with a sweet watermelon festival at Harbes Family Farm. Photo courtesy of the farm
Cap off the summer with a sweet watermelon festival at Harbes Family Farm. Photo courtesy of the farm

Best Things To Do on Long Island in August 2021 with Kids

Dive into the last month of summer with our bucket list of things to do on Long Island in August. From farm festivals and cardboard races to the Paumanauke Pow Wow and a Color Fun Run, August is filled with amazing options.

We've also got plenty more things to do in our Summer Fun Guide, which is jam-packed with our picks for drive-in and pop-up moviesmust-do summer outings, and outdoor eats. Be sure to check our Activity Calendar frequently as we're adding new events every day. Read on for our curated list of can't-miss activities this August for families.

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.

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Library of Congress National Book Festival
Library of Congress and Virtual - 9:00 AM Pick
Story + Art at LICM
Long Island Children's Museum - 11:30 AM Pick
Halloween Drive-Thru at Stew's
Farmingdale Stew Leonard's - 11:00 AM Pick
Port Outdoors Dine & Shop
Main Street and Port Commons - 4:00 PM Pick
Bellmore Family Street Festival
Bellmore Long Island Railroad Station - various times Pick
Neighborhood Guides
Activity Guides