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Long Island Summer Activities free in 2021

Long Island, New York is now open after the nasty 2020 pandemic. Our beautiful home was hit hard. Sure, minimum capacity re-openings happened months ago. Small businesses and tourist areas were hit the hardest. Even as the area suffers, Long Island still knows there’s a need for free events to get people out and back into a normal summer season. Happy to share some of the many Long Island summer activities for 2021. Keep checking back for new additions!

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Long Island Summer Activities for 2021

Every summer there’s tons of free events and activities happening all over Long Island. Here’s what’s happening this summer. (Just remember, you do need a town rec card to enter many of the parks where these events and activities are happening.

Suffolk County

Nesconset Chamber of Commerce

Summer Concert Series (Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m. at The Gazebo, directly across from Nesconset Plaza at 127 Smithtown Blvd.)

  • That ‘70s Band – July 6
  • School of Rock – July 13
  • Brothers & Friends (Marshall Tucker tribute) – July 20
  • Cold Spring Harbor (Billy Joel tribute) – July 27
  • The Dedications – Aug. 3
  • BonJourney – Aug. 10
  • The Blast Beatles Tribute – Aug. 24

Southampton Cultural Center

Concerts in the Park (Most Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m.)

  • Electric Light Orchestra Tribute Band – Agawam Park, July 7
  • Southbound Country Band – Coopers Beach, July 14
  • John Fogerty Tribute Band – Agawam Park, July 21
  • AdLib Steel Orchestra – Good Ground Park, Hampton Bays, Thursday, July 22
  • Eagle River Band – Agawam Park, July 28
  • The Lone Sharks – Coopers Beach, Aug. 4
  • Penny Lane Tribute Band – Agawam Park, Aug. 11
  • Radio Flashback Band – Agawam Park, Aug. 18
  • Mambo Loco – Agawam Park, Aug. 25
  • Mean Machine – Agawam Park, Sept. 1

Town of Islip

Drive-In Movies Sponsored By Catholic Health Good Samaritan Hospital – Gates Open @ 6:30PM

Bring a non-perishable food item to donate.

Mondays

  • 6/21: The Princess Bride at Byron Lake Park – Showtime @ 8:40PM
  • 6/28: The Sandlot at Casamento Park – Showtime @ 8:30PM
  • 7/12: Zathura: A Space Adventure at Byron Lake Park @ 8:30PM
  • 7/19: Big Hero 6 at Holbrook Country Club @ 8:30PM
  • 7/26: The Lego Batman Movie at Casamento Park @ 8:15PM
  • 8/2: How to Train Your Dragon at Gull Haven Golf Course @ 8:15PM
  • 8/9: Nanny McPhee at Byron Lake Park @ 8PM
  • 8/16: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse at Holbrook Country Club @ 8PM
  • 8/23: Percy Jackson: The Lightning Thief at Gull Haven Golf Course @ 7:45PM

Tuesdays

  • July 6th: Nim’s Island at Gull Haven – Showtime @ 8:30PM

Movie times are based on sunset times. For more information call 631.224.5430.

Fishing Clinic

Free Clinic happening at Brookwood Hall, 50 Irish Lane in East Islip, on the following Thursdays from 5:30PM to 7:30PM:

  • June 24th
  • July 15th
  • August 5th

Loaner poles and bait provided.

Only 25 spots are available per session. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Call 631.224.5430.

Town of Babylon

Town of Babylon’s Summer Concert Series is held at town parks and beaches for town residents. Attendees are encouraged to bring a non-perishable food item for the Town of Babylon Food Pantry.

  • Wednesday, June 30 @ 7:30PM – Gary Rowland & The Landsharks at Overlook Beach
  • Friday, July 2 @ 7:30pm – The Disco Nights at Tanner Park
  • Wednesday, July 7 @ 7:30PM – FM at Overlook Beach
  • Thursday, July 8 @ 7PM – Pat Johnson & Soul Alive at Brennan High School, North Babylon
  • Friday, July 9 @ 7:30pm – Desert Highway at Tanner Park
  • Wednesday, July 14 @ 7:30PM – Fix You at Overlook Beach
  • Friday, July 16 @ 7:30PM – The Hit Men at Tanner Park
  • Wednesday, July 21 @ 7:30PM – Junior Marvin Wailers at Overlook Beach
  • Thursday, July 22 @ 7PM – Pat Johnson & Soul Alive at Herman Griem Park, Wheatley Heights
  • Friday, July 23 @ 7:30PM – Strawberry Fields at Tanner Park
  • Friday, July 30 @ 7:30PM – Gold Dust Woman at Tanner Park
  • Wednesday, August 4 @ 7:30PM – Jessie’s Girl at Overlook Beach
  • Friday, August 6 @ 7:30PM – Shadow’s of the 60s at Tanner Park
  • Friday, August 13 @ 7:30pm – Lords oof 52nd Street at Tanner Park

Nassau County

Jovia Financial Credit Union Concert Series

(Eisenhower Park, Lakeside Theatre, Saturdays at 8 p.m.)

  • 6/26: Roots Foundation (Bob Marley tribute)
  • 7/3: Anyway You Want It (Journey tribute)
  • 7/10: Half Step (The Grateful Dead tribute)
  • 7/17: Almost Bros. (Allman Bros. tribute)
  • 7/24: Sir Paul (Beatles tribute)
  • 7/31: Petty Rumours (Tom Petty/Fleetwood Mac tribute)
  • 8/7: Janis Joplin Experience
  • 8/14: Misty Mountain (Led Zeppelin tribute)
  • 8/21: Strange Magic (Electric Light Orchestra tribute)
  • 8/28; Street Fighter (The Rolling Stones tribute)

Noontime Concerts

(Eisenhower Park Field 1, Wednesdays at 12 p.m.)

  • 7/14: Bobby Doo Wop
  • 7/21: Johnny Avino
  • 7/28; Vinny Pizzo
  • 8/11: Tangerine
  • 8/18: Tommy Sullivan
  • 8/25: Fran & Frank

Pop-up Concerts

  • 7/20 @ 7pM: Ragdoll/Four Seasons Tribute  – Christopher Morley Park
  • 8/2 @ 7PM: Forever Plaid by Plaza Theatrical – North Woodmere Park
  • 8/8 @ 8PM: John King  – Mitchel Athletic Complex
  • 8/30 @ 7PM: Gathering Time  – Grant Park

Chelsea Mansion Concerts

  • 7/6 @ 7PM: Young Classical Artists in Concert
  • 7/14 @ 7PM: L.I. Concert Orchestra
  • 8/11 @ 7PM: Swingtime Big Band

Town of Hempstead

Movie Nights

  • 7/8 @ 8:28PM at Lakeside Theatre, Field 6: The Secret Life of Pets
  • 7/9 @ 8:27PM at Nickerson Beach, East Terrace: Book of Life
  • 7/13 @ 8:25PM at Cedar Creek Park: Coco
  • 7/15 @ 8:25PM at Lakeside Theatre, Field 6: Trolls – World Tour
  • 7/18 @ 8:22PM at Nickerson Beach, West Terrace: Ferdinand
  • 7/20 @ 8:21PM at North Woodmere Park: Inside Out
  • 7/22 @ 8:20PM at Lakeside Theatre, Field 6: The Croods – A New Age
  • 7/27 @ 8:15PM at Cedar Creek Park: Spy’s in Disguise
  • 7/29 @ 8:14PM at Lakeside Theatre, Field 6: Abominable
  • 7/30 @ 8:12PM at Nickerson Beach, East Terrace: Angry Birds
  • 8/3 @ 8:08PM at North Woodmere Park: UP
  • 8/5 @ 8:06PM at Lakeside Theatre, Field 6: The War with Grandpa
  • 8/10 @ 8:00PM at Cedar Creek Park: The Greatest Showman
  • 8/12 @ 7:57PM at Lakeside Theatre, Field 6: Playing with Fire
  • 8/15 @ 7:53PM at Nickerson Beach, West Terrace: Angry Birds 2
  • 8/17 @ 7:50PM at North Woodmere Park: Hocus Pocus
  • 8/19 @ 7:48PM at Lakeside Theatre, Field 6: My Spy
  • 8/20 @ 7:46PM at Nickerson Beach, East Terrace: High School Musical
  • 8/26 @ 7:37PM at Lakeside Theatre, Field 6: Dora and the Lost City of Gold
  • 8/29 @ 7:32PM at Nickerson Beach, West Terrace: Camp Rock

Salute to Veterans Concert: The Commodores

This performance will be followed by a fireworks display in celebration of Independence Day. 7:30 p.m. June 26. (Rain date June 27.)

Summer Concert Series

(All concerts start at 7:30 p.m.)

July
  • 7/6: Decadia (‘80s & beyond tribute) – Newbridge Rd. Park, South Bellmore
  • 7/7: Fearless (Taylor Swift tribute) – Speno Park, East Meadow
  • 7/8: Lenny Del and the Demensions (Doo Wop) – Rath Park, Franklin Square
  • 7/9: 45 RPM (‘70s tribute, a special evening remembering Danny Calvagna) – Merrick Rd. Park, Merrick
  • 7/12: Kamellot Band – Walker Memorial Park, Lakeview
  • 7/13: Blue Bayou (Linda Ronstadt tribute) – Forest City Park, Wantagh
  • 7/14: Bad Animals (Heart tribute) – Oceanside Park, Oceanside
  • 7/15: 70s Rock Parade – Echo Park, West Hempstead
  • 7/16: Streetfighter (Rolling Stones tribute) –  Baldwin Park, South Baldwin
  • 7/20: Plaza Theatrical Production of Forever Plaid (‘50s hits) – Coes Neck, Baldwin
  • 7/21: Half Step (The Grateful Dead tribute) – Seamans Neck Park, Seaford
  • 7/22: That Motown Band (Soul, blues, dance classics) – Town Park, Point Lookout
  • 7/23: That ‘70s Band (Funk, disco, rock) – Shell Creek Park, Island Park
  • 7/27: Radio Flashback – Mill Brook, Valley Stream
  • 7/28: Songs in the Attic (The music of Billy Joel featuring David Clark) – East Village Green, Levittown
  • 7/29: Mean Machine (Hits from the 70’s to today) – Averill Park, Elmont
  • 7/30: Jimmy Kenny and the Pirate Beach Band (Jimmy Buffett, Kenny Chesney and The Zac Brown Band tribute) – Hewlett Pt. Park, East Rockaway
August
  • 8/3: Strange Magic (Electric Light Orchestra tribute) – Newbridge Park, South Bellmore
  • 8/4: Larger Than Life – The Ultimate Boys Band (Boyz II Men, NSYNC, Backstreet Boys and more) – Echo Park, West Hempstead
  • 8/5: Jerome “City” Smith (Motown) – Roosevelt Pool, Roosevelt
  • 8/6: PsuedoStudio (Phil Collins tribute) – East Village Green, Levittown
  • 8/10: Killer Joe (Blues Brothers tribute) – Uniondale Park, Uniondale
  • 8/11: Mi Gente Live (Tribute to Latin Icons Ricky Martin, Marc Anthony, J-Lo, Shakira, Gloria Estefan and many more) – Speno Park, East Meadow
  • 8/12: Sir Paul – A Paul McCartney Tribute – Oceanside Park, Oceanside
  • 8/13: BonJourney (Bon Jovi and Journey tribute) – Seamans Neck Park, Seaford
  • 8/16: So Good the Neil Diamond Experience at Rock Hall Museum, Lawrence
  • 8/17: Teresa McClean  (Performing hits from Connie Francis to Dusty Springfield and Whitney Houston to Celine Dion) – Rath Park , Franklin Square
  • 8/18: Nikki Torres & The Girls of Summer (Donna Summer tribute) – Hewlett Pt. Park, East Rockaway
  • 8/19: Wonderous Stories (Rock band) – Merrick Rd. Park, Merrick
  • 8/20: Shining Star – An Earth Wind and Fire Tribute – Town Park Point Lookout
September
  • 9/4 (rain date 10/10): Mike DelGuidice & Big Shot (Billy Joel tribute) – Town Park Point Lookout

Town of North Hempstead

The Beach at North Hempstead Beach Park (Sundays at 6 p.m.)

  • 7/11: Somethin’ Fresh (80s Freestyle, R&B, and Today’s Hits)
  • 7/25: Dr. K’s Motown Review (Sounds of Motown)
  • 8/8: Street Fighter (Rolling Stones Tribute)
  • 8/22: Material Girl (Madonna Tribute)

Concerts by Candlelight (Thursdays at 7:30 p.m.)

  • 6/24: The Remedy (Rhythmic Top 40s Rock and Country) – Whitney Pond Park
  • 7/1: Luis Damon (Salsa) – Martin “Bunky” Reid Park
  • 7/8: Endless Summer (Beach Boys Tribute) – Michael J. Tully Park
  • 7/15: The LP’s (Music of the 70s and 80s) – Clark Botanic Garden
  • 7/22 (rain date 7/27): Captain Jack – Manorhaven Beach Park
  • 7/29: A Decade of Soul (Classic Soul and Motown) – Whitney Pond Park
  • 8/12 (rain date 8/24): Copperline (Music of James Taylor and Friends) – North Hempstead Beach Park (Amphitheatre)
  • 8/26: Pour Some 80’s On Me (Hits from the ‘80s, ‘90s and 2000s) – Clark Botanic Garden

Town of Oyster Bay

Music Under the Stars

Drive-In Summer Concert at Tobay Beach (Cars admitted beginning at 7 p.m.)

  • Tuesday, 7/6: The Marshall Tucker Band
  • Thursday, 7/8: BonJourney NY
  • Saturday, 7/10: New York Bee Gees Tribute Show
  • Tuesday, 7/13: Salute to Veterans featuring Lee Greenwood
  • Thursday, 7/15; Gentlemen of Soul (Hits from Stevie Wonder, Kool & The Gang, The Jacksons, Prince and more)
  • Saturday, 7/17: Classic Rock Productions (Jim Morrison tribute)
  • Tuesday, 7/20: Sir Elton (Elton John tribute featuring Lance Millard)
  • Thursday, 7/22: Breakdown (Tom Petty tribute)
  • Saturday, 7/24: Disco Unlimited
  • Tuesday, 7/27: Mike DelGuidice & Big Shot (Billy Joel tribute)
  • Thursday, 7/29: ZBTB (Zac Brown Tribute Band)
  • Saturday, 7/31: CSN SONGS (Crosby Still Nash & Young tribute)
  • Tuesday, 8/3: Rock This Town Orchestra (Brian Setzer Orchestra tribute, featuring Fireworks by Grucci, honoring first responders)
  • Thursday, 8/5: Dr. K’s Motown Revue
  • Saturday, 8/7: Strawberry Field (Beatles tribute featuring former members of Beatlemania)
  • Tuesday, 8/10: Long Island’s Own Wonderous Stories
  • Wednesdsay, 8/11: Completely Unchained (Van Halen tribute)
  • Thursday, 8/12: Shining Star (Earth, Wind and Fire tribute)
  • Saturday, 8/14: Decadia (‘80s and beyond)

 

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