Enjoy a prehistoric encounter at the Drive-Thru Dino Safari in Deer Park.
Enjoy a prehistoric encounter at the Drive-Thru Dino Safari in Deer Park.

Top Things To Do on Long Island This Weekend With Kids

The sights and sounds of summer are finally here. The Summer Concert Series at Eisenhower Park kicks off this weekend. Tote along dinner, dessert, and some lawn chairs, and be ready to boogie down under the stars. You can head to Heckscher Park all weekend long to take in the Huntington Summer Arts Festival with its music and theater-filled lineup.

Delve into wellness at The Nassau County Museum of Art this weekend where family programs include art-making, sculpting, and yoga. Firework shows are also starting to pop up, like the FREE Town of Hempstead celebration in Point Lookout.

If that's not enough, be sure to explore our list 50 FREE things to do this summer, and bookmark our Summer Fun Guide, where you can find top seasonal day trips, our favorite local beaches, and plenty of amusement park fun. Anytime happenings abound in our Activity Calendar so keep it close at hand, too.

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.


Places featured in this article:

Town Park Point Lookout

Young Gates-KIds Online Personalized Classes

Orient Beach State Park

Long Beach Recreation Center

Jones Beach State Park



Hudson Valley


North Fork

Block Island


The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum

Legoland New York Resort

Fire Island National Seashore

Clark Street Playground

Shipwreck Cove Spray Park

Hoyt Farm Nature Preserve

Jones Beach Field 4

Sgt. Tuozzolo Memorial Spray Park
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