Killer Food Festivals on Long Island in 2023 You Do Not Want to Miss

Get ready to indulge your taste buds and immerse yourself in a culinary extravaganza like no other, as Long Island gears up to host a series of delectable food festivals. This year’s lineup promises to be a feast for both the senses and the soul. Whether you’re a devoted foodie or simply someone with an appreciation for mouthwatering dishes, these upcoming Long Island food festivals are destined to be unforgettable gastronomic experiences that you absolutely cannot afford to miss.

SUMAQ 2023 – Get a taste of Peruvian cuisine at this food festival held at the Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City on August 26th and 27th.

Harbes Watermelon Festival at the Family FarmCap off your summer during the sweetest harvest on Long Island! Harbes Annual Watermelon Festival is on Saturday, August 26th and Sunday, August 27th, from 10 am-7 pm. There will be plenty of watermelon to snack on and lots of fun, too! Location:Harbes Family Farm, 715 Sound Avenue, Mattituck.

Northforker Wine & Food Classic – 2nd Annual Northforker Wine & Food Classic at Borghese Vineyard on Thursday, August 31st, 2023! Back by overwhelming demand this local food and wine tasting event will showcase 50+ farm to table restaurants, vineyards, breweries, and more! Thursday, August 31 from 6-10 pm. 7pm general admission is $85 per person.

Labor Day Weekend Foodie Fest – Go to the end-of-summer party featuring the area’s best food trucks, food artisans, a live DJ, face painting and FREE ice cream with a Kids FunZone bracelet purchase. Friday, September 1st – Monday, September 4th from Noon to 7pm.

Support Our Veterans Food Truck Festival – At Fireman’s Park at 555 Heling Boulevard in Lindenhurst on September 10th. $10 per person. All proceeds benefit 9-1-1 Veterans.

21st Annual Long Island Garlic Festival – The stinkiest festival on Long Island is coming on September 16th and 17th to Waterdrinker Manorville at 663 Wading River Road. Admission is $20 per person. Live music, vendor market, food trucks, family activities and garlicky goodness.

43rd Pickle Festival – The 43rd annual pickle festival is set for Saturday September 16th at Gardiner’s Farm in Huntington brought to you in conjunction with the Greenlawn/Centerport Historical Association.

San Gennaro Feast – You don’t have to go all the way into New York City for the feasts of all feasts. The annual San Gennaro Feast at Lenny Bruno Farms in Manorville is set for Saturday September 16th from 11 am to 7 pm and Sunday September 17th from 10 am to 6 pm.

Oktoberfest in the Park – On September 30th, from 3pm to 9pm Riverhead hosts an Oktoberfest celebration, promising a fusion of authentic German music, cuisine, and a stein-holding contest. Get ready to don your costumes and raise your steins for an evening of merriment.

Famous Food Festival 2023 – “Taste the World” with delectable dishes inspired by countries from all around the globe. With over 60 food vendors on deck, get ready to savor some of the best cuisine that the Tri-State area has to offer. Held October 6th through 9th at Tanger Outlets Deer Park. $8 for a one day pass; $12 for 2 day pass and $18 for 4-day all star pass.

Food Truck Rodeo and Car Show – The Huntington YMCA is corralling the best food trucks on Long Island for their first ever Food Truck Rodeo and Car Show on Sunday, October 22nd from 1-5pm.

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