Memorial Day celebration here on Long Island, NY.

Five Must-Attend Memorial Day Events on Long Island

Posted at Fri, May 10, 2019 10:15 AM

One of the most important parts of spring is Memorial Day weekend, giving us all a time to remember and honor those that have died serving in the United States Armed Forces. Memorial Day is celebrated in a number of different ways, and if you’re looking for a fun event for you and your family to partake in here on Long Island, look no further. We here at Westbury Toyota have put together a list of five Memorial Day events coming to Westbury and its surrounding areas that can’t be missed. Take a look and check out what’s in store!

Eisenhower Park Memorial Weekend Carnival and Music Festival

Taking place right here in Westbury, this event is a must for families, friends, and anybody who loves music. There will be a ton of rides ranging from gentle to thrilling, so there’s something for everyone to enjoy. There will also be carnival games suitable for people of any age, along with live music all weekend long. Admission into the carnival is free for everyone, and you can purchase Pay One Price wristbands (allowing you unlimited rides the same night of purchase) for $30.00. The carnival is open Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and holiday Monday. Check the event website for more details!

Champions Memorial Day Challenge

If you’re a baseball fan, you might want to head on over to Borella Fields in Plainview for an exciting tournament this coming Memorial Day. The tournament runs from May 24th to May 27th and you’ll be able to witness some of Long Island’s best baseball teams in action. Grab some of your sports-loving friends during the long weekend and make a point of checking out the Memorial Day Challenge!

2019 Memorial Day Parade and Open House at Raynham Hall Museum

The Raynham Hall Museum in Oyster Bay is celebrating this holiday by putting on an event that includes old-fashioned, family-friendly games along with plenty of live music. You can partake in popcorn, lemonades, and even free Italian ices. After enjoying the parade, you can participate in all the events the museum has to offer. This is the perfect long weekend event for a fan of history, and it will give your entire family lots to do. For more information, don’t hesitate to check out the official website.

FiveStone at Elliot’s on the Mile

If you’d like to combine fine waterfront dining with terrific live music, you might want to check out Elliot’s on the Mile in Freeport during the Memorial Day long weekend. You’ll be able to relax in a laid-back atmosphere, eat some of the best food to be found on Long Island, and also take in the high-energy songs of FiveStone. This is a great adults-only Memorial Day celebration idea, so make sure to tell your friends in advance.

16th Annual Bethpage Air Show

This coming Memorial Day weekend, why not take in the Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach State Park? On May 25th and 26th, from 10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. The air show will honor those who serve and have served with impressive air stunts from both professional and civilian performers alike. The United States Air Force Thunderbirds will be performing, along with the U.S. Army Golden Knight Parachute Team. There will be a ton of vendors and displays to take a look at, as well.

Memorial Day Done Right

Whether you’re looking for family-friendly events for the upcoming long weekend or something you and your adult friends can participate in, there are plenty of events on Long Island for everyone! You can stay right here in Westbury or visit other locales on Long Island to take advantage of the different events that are taking place. Make the holiday a multi-day event by checking out more than a couple of the events we’ve listed here – we’re sure they’ll be more than worth it!

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