2017 Long Island Fall Festivals Not to Miss

As apples, pumpkins and bundles of cornstalk sweep in like the crisp air, Long Island Fall Festivals enter the scene. Filled with food, vendors and entertainment, ring in the authenticity of the season at these autumnal pastimes.

2017 Orchard Apple Festival, Harbes Farm

Celebrate all things apple: scouring the orchard, trying your hand at the doughnut eating contest or even attempting the apple rolling competition. Sept. 9, Sept. 10, 10am-6pm. Click to go

37th Annual Country Fair, Hallock Museum Farm

Held in the historic barn there will be more than 40 vendors, toe-tapping music, bake sales, garden sales, farmers markets, live demos and of course local food trucks. Sept. 9, Sept. 10, 10am-5pm. Click to go

Garlic Festival, Garden of Eve

No need to bring any breath mints to this distinct festival. There is a stinky garlic breath contest that attendees can prepared for with garlic jellies, garlic soup, pickled garlic and even garlic ice cream. Sept. 16, Sept. 17, 10am-6pm. Click to go

Wildwood Fall Festival, Wildwood State Park

The event features wagon rides, craft vendors, scarecrow building contests, pony rides and even a petting zoo. Sept. 23, 10am-4pm. Click to go

The Long Island Oddities Market: Halloween Edition, Brush Barn

Don’t miss a flea market filled with both indoor and outdoor vendors of bone jewelry, taxidermy, antiques, skulls and skeletons, wet specimens and local art. The first 50 guests get free swag bags. Sept. 23, 12pm-8pm. Click to go

West Islip Country Fair, West Islip Public Library

Foodies are in for a real treat with Italian, Polish and Mexican cuisine plus ice cream, funnel cakes, french fries and hot dogs. There will be hours of live entertainment and over 300 craft vendors. Sept. 24, 11am-5pm. Click to go

The Long Island Apple Festival, Sherwood-Jayne Farm

Apple aficionados aren’t going to want to miss this: apple relay races, apple-head doll making, apple pie baking contests, fresh apple cider and, of course, apple cider doughnuts. Sept. 24, 11am-4:30pm. Click to go

Seaford Harvest Fair, Seaford Historical Museum

Back for the 11th year, this coming of fall fair features over 50 different vendors, food, raffles and entertainment all day long. Sept. 24, 10:30am-4pm. Click to go

Fall Festival, Sagtikos Manor

Join in the historic festival with old-fashioned games, craft demonstrations, Colonial music and self-guided tours of the manor. Oct. 1, 10am-4pm. Click to go

Amityville Rotary Club Apple Festival, Park Avenue Memorial Elementary School

Rain or shine, come for freshly-picked upstate apples, apple pies, apple turnovers, apple doughnuts along with craft vendors and music. Oct. 7, 10am-4pm. Click to go

Southampton’s Harvest Fair, Rogers Mansion

The Southampton Historical Museum is turning back the clock to the village during the 19th century where both adults and children worked towards the family income as well as a sustainable home life. There will be hands-on activities that reflect the simpler times, the consignment shop will be open and there will be a bake sale. Oct. 14, 11am-4pm. Click to go

Long Island Fall Festival, Huntington

For four days, experience a world-class carnival, two international food courts and four stages of live entertainment. Oct. 6, 5pm-9pm, Oct. 7, 11am-9pm, Oct. 8, 11am-9pm, Oct. 9, 11am-5pm. Click to go

Islip Fall Festival, Main Street

Celebrate autumn with line dancing, pumpkin patch and decorating, roasted corn, charity pie eating contest and craft vendors. Oct. 28, 11am-5pm. Click to go

2017 Stony Brook Autumn Art and Craft Festival, Stony Brook University

The artisanal and hand-crafted fair will not disappoint with its jewelry, fine art, glass, pottery, fiber, wood, leather and more. Nov. 11, Nov. 12, 10am-5pm. Click to go