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

The Best Things to Do With Kids and Families on Long Island, October 12-14

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.