Best of August: Top Things To Do on Long Island with Kids

Catch Kings of the Coast Pirate shows all weekend at the Montauk Lighthouse celebration. Photo courtesy of the Montauk Lighthouse
Catch Kings of the Coast Pirate shows all weekend at the Montauk Lighthouse celebration. Photo courtesy of the Montauk Lighthouse

Summer is not over yet! August on Long Island is a great time to enjoy outdoor movies and concerts, summer festivals, and the best beach days.

Make the most of the last month of summer with our big list of things to do on Long Island in August. From an Encanto Sing-Along and cardboard races to the Paumanauke Pow Wow and a Bubble Palooza 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.

We’re adding more events to our Family Activity Calendar daily, so don’t forget to check it frequently.  

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As always, if an event piques your interest, click through to our listing for all the details, including addresses and times. 

Story + Art at LICM
Long Island Children's Museum - 1:00 PM Pick
Alive After 5 in Patchogue
Alive After Five - 5:00 PM Pick
Live at Five at the Science Museum of Long Island
Science Museum of Long Island - 5:30 PM Pick
Babylon Block Party
Babylon Village - 5:00 PM Pick
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