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.