10 Events to Start Summer on Long Island

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York Long Islanders will be headed to Robert Moses State Park, among other LI beaches, now that summer has arrived.Some may have been fooled by the rain this month, but Friday marks the first day of summer. Here are our picks for 10 events for a fun way to celebrate the longest day of the year:Coney Island and Jones Beach: Empires by the Sea, presented by The Long Island MuseumJune 14 through Dec. 29$9 per person, $7 for seniors and $4 for students ages six to 17.  Children under six and museum members are free.200 Route 25A Stony Brook, 631-751-0066Midsummer Weekend at the Old Westbury Gardens:Midsummer Jazz, Friday, 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.$16, $14 for members. Advance tickets required. 71 Old Westbury Rd., Old Westbury, 516-333-0048 Ext. 301Atlantis Explorer Tour BoatWeekdays at 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m., Weekends at 12 p.m. and 2 p.m.Cruise: $18.50, children 2 and under: $5.431 East Main St., Riverhead, 631-208-9200 ext. 106Sunset Bootlegger Jazz Party Cruise, presented by Gatsby Fantasy ToursFriday 7-10 p.m., $64 Per PersonPort Washington Town Dock, 347 Main St., Port Washington, 516-869-4351.Free Juke Box Nite, presented by Four Doors Down Sports Bar8 p.m. – midnight9870 Main Rd., Mattituck, 631-298-8311.For more great Long Island events, check our Event CalendarFree Screening of Lincoln, presented by West Babylon Public Library1-3 p.m., free. West Babylon Public Library, 211 Route 109, West Babylon, 631-669-5445.Summer Concert Series ft. Vivian and The Merry Makers7:30 p.m. Martha Clara Vineyards$12.50 in advanced and $15 at the door6025 Sound Ave., Riverhead, 631-298-0075 x101artMOSPHERE 2 Art Exhibit with Live MusicLa Notte Lounge, Free15 New St., Huntington, 631-261-2941Maria Regina School Family Carnival5-10 p.m., free, Maria Regina School Parking Lot4045 Jerusalem Ave., Seaford, 516-541-1229Oldies ConcertHarry Chapin Lakeside Theatre7 p.m., free, Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, 516-572-0200last_img