Special Events

Festival By The Sea - 09/24 & 09/25/16

11:00 AM to 6:30 PM
Lido Beach Town Park, 630 Lido Blvd., Lido Beach

Ride a "wave" of fun and excitement to the  36th Annual Family Festival By The Sea, featuring live concerts, great food, craft and novelty vendors, sand sculptures, and more! The festival’s youthful flavor is highlighted by puppet shows, circus performers, animal acts, pony rides, cool science and a petting zoo. Guests can also stroll the boardwalk to water’s edge to “dig” the sand castle contest, “wave” to surfers in Saturday’s competitive tournament or cheer on the athletes in Sunday’s Biathlon. Free admission and free parking. Food, craft, novelty and memorabilia vendors are invited to join the fun of family festival weekend. For further information, call the Department of Parks and Recreation at (516) 292-9000, ext. 7382. Clam and Wing Eating Contest sponsors: Swingbelly's BBQ of Long Beach & Pop's Seafood Shack & Grill of Island Park. Sponsored by: Nassau Financial Federal Credit Union.

SATURDAY

All Day - Pony Rides & Animal Farm
11 AM - Sand Sculpture Contest
11 AM - Tennis Clinic - USTA EAST LI Region
11:30 AM - “That 70’s Band” in concert
12 PM - Cool Science - Kids science fun
12 PM - National Circus Project- Workshop
12:30 PM - Meet K-98.3’s - “Steve & Leeana”
12:30 PM - Cool Science - Kids science fun
12:30 PM - The Tell Tale Storytellers - Kids show
1 PM - Clam & Wing Eating Contests
2 PM - Tennis Clinic - USTA EAST LI Region
2:15 PM - “The 60’s Invasion” in concert
2:30 PM - WHLI radio - Contests & prizes
2:30 PM - Cool Science - Kids science fun
2:30 PM - The Tell Tale Storytellers - Kids show
3 PM - National Circus Project - Workshop
4:15 PM - National Circus Project - Kids show
 

SUNDAY

All Day - Pony Rides and Animal Farm
11 AM - Biathlon
11 AM - Sand Sculpture Contest
11 AM - Tennis Clinic - USTA EAST LI Region
12 PM - National Circus Project - Workshop
12 PM - 103.1 MAX FM - Contests & prizes
12:30 PM - The Tell Tale Storytellers - Kids show
12:30 PM - Cool Science - Kids science fun
12:30 PM - “Danny Kean and Friends” concert
2PM - Tennis Clinic - USTA EAST LI Region
2:30 PM - The Tell Tale Storytellers - Kids show
2:30 PM - Cool Science - Kids science fun
2:45 PM - “Desert Highway” in concert
3 PM - National Circus Project - Workshop
4:15 PM - National Circus Project - Kids show