Festival By The Sea | 09/23 & 09/24/17

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 37th 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, or cheer on the athletes in Sunday’s Biathlon. Free admission and free parking.  


The Town of Hempstead is inviting Long Island’s food, craft, novelty and memorabilia vendors to join the fun on Family Festival Weekend this September 23rd and 24th at lovely Lido Beach Town Park. Vendor applications are currently being accepted by the Department of Parks and Recreation. Interested vendors are asked to call (516) 292-9000, ext. 7382 for all Family Festival information.

Attracting over 30,000 weekend visitors, the Town of Hempstead Family Festival by the Sea is one of Long Island’s most popular outdoor celebrations. Set along the beautiful Atlantic shoreline in Lido Beach, the 2017 Family Festival is scheduled for the weekend of Saturday, September 23rd and Sunday, September 24th, from 11 am to 6:30 pm. The festival features great food, live concerts, sand castle and biathlon competitions, exciting children’s shows, pony rides, petting zoo, tennis clinics and talented circus performers.