After the Annual Astoria Park Carnival came and went, we’re still riding a high from all the fun festivities! I mean, who doesn’t love fresh-spun cotton candy, ferris wheels, and carnival games? Therefore, we decided to roundup all the best carnivals & fests coming near NYC this summer so you don’t miss a thing!
June 9-26: Long Island FunFest
What: From fair food to exhilarating rides, there’s so much going on at the Long Island FunFest! Be sure to check out their Saturday night fireworks, trapeze and motorcycle thrill show, exotic animal petting zoo and more, all included with general admission.
Where: Brentwood, NY
Admission: $5 general admission (Ride wristbands vary in price)
June 15 – 19: Mattituck Strawberry Festival
What: Join the Mattituck Lions Club for the 67th annual Strawberry Festival and enjoy strawberries in every form from pies to cakes, daiquiris and dipped.
Where: Mattituck, NY
Admission: Wednesday – Free; Thursday – $5 per person; Friday – Sunday: $10 per person
June 16 – 26: South Shore Mall Carnival
What: Get on enough carnival rides to make you dizzy and be sure to grab a funnel cake in recovery at this epic carnival.
Where: Bay Shore, NY
Admission: Free (Ride wristbands vary in price)
June 17 – 19: St. Demetrios Greek Festival
What: The annual Greek Festival will be jam-packed with Greek tunes, delicacies, rides and games. Be sure to try the Loukoumades!
Where: Jamaica Hills, NY
Sunday, June 19: 3rd Annual Court Square Block Party in LIC
What: Expect musical guests, tons of games, and a whole lot of laughter at this family-friendly event.
Where: Garden Of Eve Organic Farm, 4558 Sound Ave., Riverhead
June 23 – 26: Maria Regina Family Carnival
What: Rain or shine, the Maria Regina Family Carnival will feature exciting raffles, live music, games and more!
Where: 3945 Jersualem Avenue, Seaford, NY
June 30- July 10: Empire State Fair Long Island
What: See jaw-dropping acts from Royal Hanneford Big Top Circus or head over to the exotic animal zoo and meet some furry friends!
Where: Nassau Live Center, 1255 Hempstead Turnpike, Uniondale
Admission: Prices vary, purchase yours online to save money
Find even more at NY Carnivals here.