Columbus Day Weekend Things to Do on Long Island: Fall & Chowder Festivals, Costume Parade, Plays

Plan three full days of fall family fun this Columbus Day weekend. Parade around the City by the Sea at Long Beach's Halloween parade and fall festival or head to Huntington for the Long Island Fall Festival at Heckscher Park. Theater lovers can catch Madagascar, Jr. in Smithtown or A Kooky Spooky Halloween in Port Jefferson. 

Be sure to check out our nature walk guide for the best places to take in in those changing leaves and beautiful fall vistas. 

See our Fall Family Fun Guide for the best in seasonal entertainment, including day trip ideas, fall festivals, corn mazes and plenty of FREE events and activities. As always, our Event Calendar and October GoList are loaded with fun, daily happenings for Long Island kids.


Holzman's Family Farm
988 Doctors Path Corner of Sound Avenue
Riverhead, NY 11901

Center For Science Teaching And Learning CSTL
1 Tanglewood Rd.
Rockville Centre, NY 11570

Old Westbury Gardens
71 Old Westbury Road
Old Westbury, NY 11568

Bayville Adventure Park
8 Bayville Ave.
Bayville, NY 11709

Hicks Nurseries
100 Jericho Turnpike
Westbury, NY 11590

Montauk Village Green
Main Street
Montauk, NY 11954

Heckscher Park
2 Prime Ave. & Rte. 25A
Huntington, NY 11743

Farmingdale Village
Main Street
Farmingdale, NY 11735

Heritage Farm & Garden
6050 Northern Blvd.
Muttontown, NY 11732

South Fork Natural History Museum & Nature Center
377 Bridgehampton/ Sag Harbor Turnpike Vineyard Field
Bridgehampton, NY

Source Mall
1504 Old Country Rd 2nd Floor Food Court
Westbury, NY 11590

Manhasset Library
30 Onderdonk Ave.
Manhasset,

Key to My Art East Rockaway
131 Main Street
East Rockaway, NY 11518

Long Island Science Center
40 Peconic Ave.
Riverhead, NY

Downtown Riverhead
Main St. and Peconic Ave.
Riverhead, NY 11901

Sid Jacobson JCC
300 Forest Drive
East Hills, NY 11548

United Skates of America
1276 Hicksville Rd.
Seaford, NY 11783

Syosset Public Library
225 South Oyster Bay Road
Syosset, NY 11791

Pal-O-Mine Equestrian
829 Old Nichols Road
Islandia, NY

Long Island Children's Museum
11 Davis Ave.
Garden City, NY 11530

Hicks Nurseries
100 Jericho Turnpike
Westbury, NY 11590

Farmingdale Village
Main Street
Farmingdale, NY 11735

Long Island Children's Museum
11 Davis Ave.
Garden City, NY 11530

Smithtown Center for the Performing Arts
2 E. Main Street
Smithtown, NY 11787

Bayville Adventure Park
8 Bayville Ave.
Bayville, NY 11709