Summer Activities on Long Island during Covid-19 Pandemic

Summer activities on Long Island during Covid-19 aren’t the same in 2020 as in years past. However, Long Island is planning plenty for our Nassau and Suffolk County communities. You might want to bookmark this page for reference. Updates made all the time.

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Variety of Summer Activities allowing Social Distancing on Long Island during Covid-19

Drive-in Movies

Great opportunities to get out of the house with your family! Some of the venues will require you to stay in your car, but some are allowing you to bring chairs to sit in front of your cars. Please visit the various websites to learn more! Many are also requiring pre-purchase tickets, even for the “free” movie nights. Utilize the website links, as information changes all the time and the direct links will provide the most up-to-date info!

Nassau County

Nassau Coliseum

  • Admission: $30 if purchased in advance; $35 at the gate (only Credit/Debit Card Payments)


  • June 21st: Despicable Me

Sid Jacobson Jewish Community Center’s Drive-In, JCC’s Parking Lot @ 300 Forest Drive, East Hills

  • Admission: $30 includes one car and snacks PURCHASED IN ADVANCE (show starts at 8pm)
  • INFO: sjjcc.org/drivein


  • June 24th: Dirty Dancing (Rain Date: June 25th)

Town of North Hempstead


  • June 21st: Sandlot @ Clinton G. Martin Park
  • June 27th: Jaws @ North Hempstead Beach Park
  • June 28th: Jaws @ North Hempstead Beach Park

Town of Oyster Bay (for TOWN RESIDENTS ONLY)

  • Free Admission (first-come, first-serve starts at 7pm)


  • June 23rd: Jumanji: The Next Level @ Ellsworth Allen Park, Farmingdale
  • June 25th: Grease @ TOBAY BEACH, Massapequa
Suffolk County


  • Admission: $30/person OR $100/car. Reservations REQUIRED. (Includes movie & dinner – choice of hamburger, hot dog, or chicken fingers – fries, a soft drink and a box of popcorn.)
  • INFO: Adventureland.us


  • June 22nd: Rookie of the Year
  • June 25th: Lion King
  • June 29th: Dr. Dolittle

Commack-Kings Park William T. Rogers Middle School, 97 Old Dock Road, Kings Park


  • June 27th: The Game Plan (8pm show)

Crab Meadow Beach, Waterside Avenue, Northport

  • Admission: FREE, non-perishable food items will be collected
  • INFO: Huntington Movies OR CALL: 631.351.3112


  • July 13th: Frozen 2
  • July 20th: Grease
  • July 27th: Star Wars the Rise of Skywalker
  • August 3rd: Toy Story 4
  • August 10th: E.T.
  • August 17th: Jumanji – The Next Level

Deepwells Farm Historic Park, 497 Moriches Road, St. James


  • July 14th: Frozen 2 (7:45pm show)
  • August 11th: TBA (7:45pm show)

Farmingville Flicks Drive-In Movie Series @ Long Island Community Hospital at Bald Hill Amphitheater (1 Ski Run Lane, 11738)


  • June 26th: The Princess Bride
  • July 3rd: Independence Day
  • July 11th: Rio 2
  • July 18th: The Sandlot

Sag Harbor Cinema’s Drive-In at Havens Beach

  • Admission: FREE, but you have to REGISTER first (movie starts at 9pm)
  • INFO: sagharborcinema.org


  • June 21st: Grease

Smith Haven Mall, Lake Grove

  • Admission: $40/carload (Enter VIA Middle Country Road 45 minutes prior to show’s start time.)
  • INFO: movielotdrivein.com


  • June 27th: Toy Story 4 (8:45pm show)
  • June 27th: Young Frankenstein (11:45pm show)
  • June 28th: Sonic the Hedgehog (8:45pm show)
  • June 28th: Guardians of the Galaxy (11:45pm show)
  • June 29th: Secret Life of Pets 2 (8:45pm show) – TICKETS FOR THIS SHOW ARE $50 – $10 of the ticket price is being donated to Bideawee.

Smith Point County Park


  • June 25th: Harry Potter & The Sorcerer’s Stone (Parking opens @ 7pm, closes at 8:10pm)
  • June 26th: Raiders of the Lost Ark (Parking opens @ 7pm, closes at 8:10pm)
  • June 27th: Elf (Parking opens at 7pm, closes at 8:10pm)

Stony Brook Fire Department Drive-In Movie Night, 1406 Stony Brook Road

  • Admission: $50 General Parking; $75 PREFERRED parking (rows 2 & 3) includes FOOD VOUCHERS for 5 car occupants (soda, popcorn, box of candy, choice of: hamburger/cheeseburger/hotdog); $100 PREMIUM parking (FRONT ROW) includes FOOD VOUCHERS (soda, popcorn, box of candy, choice of: hamburger/cheeseburger/hotdog) for 5 car occupants
  • Also AVAILABLE for purchase: $10 food vouchers
  • INFO: Stony Brook Movie Night


  • August 15th: Night at the Museum (6:30pm show) *RAIN DATE: August 22nd

Town of Islip

  • Admission: FREE, but non-perishable food donations are welcome! (Gates open at 7pm, show time is 8:30pm – depending on the sunset)
  • INFO: www.islipny.gov, or CALL 631.224.5430


  • June 22nd: Free Willy @ Hidden Pond Park, Hauppauge
  • June 29th: Toy Story @ Casamento Park, West Islip
  • July 6th: Cars @ Gull Haven Golf Course, Central Islip
  • July 10th: McFarland USA @ Westfield Mall, Bay Shore
  • July 13th: Goonies @ Holbrook Country Club, Holbrook
  • July 20th: Sing @ Downtown, Bay Shore
  • July 27th: Gnomeo and Juliet @ Byron Lake, Oakdale
  • August 3rd: Lego Movie @ Roberto Clemente, Brentwood
  • August 7th: Ratatouille @ Casamento Park, West Islip
  • August 10th: Honey I Shrunk the Kids @ Broadway Avenue Park, Sayville
  • August 17th: Secret Life of Pets @ Hidden Pond Park, Hauppauge
  • August 24th: Minions @ Brookwood Hall, East Islip
  • August 31st: Holes @ Gull Haven Golf Course, Central Islip
  • September 11th: Bedtime Stories @ Casamento Park, West Islip

Live Music

Outdoor live music on Long Island! Social distancing will be enforced. Face coverings are required if you are unable to social distance. Dancing is not allowed and if you’re not feeling well, please stay home.

Town of Smithtown (for TOWN RESIDENTS only)

Long Beach in Nissequogue

  • Admission: FREE (must have a Town Parking Stickers OR Proof of Residency to enter)
  • Friday Evenings
  • Time: 7pm


  • July 10th: Ed Travers Band
  • July 17th: Let It Bleed
  • July 24th: The Dedications
  • July 31st: Southbound
  • August 7th: Shecky & The Twangtones
  • August 21st: Andy & The Beach Bullies
  • August 28th: Naked Truth
  • September 4th: The Jellyband

Hoyt Farms in Commack

  • Admission: FREE (must have a Town Parking Stickers OR Proof of Residency to enter)
  • Sundays
  • Time: 7pm


  • July 12th: Kerry Kearny Band
  • July 26th: Dedications/Naked Truth
  • August 2nd: 70s Flashback
  • August 9th: Black Circle Project
  • August 16th: ZBTB
  • August 30th: The Vibe

Be sure to practice all social distancing recommendations! Stay safe Long Island.


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