This family-fun Town of Hempstead event Sept. 19-22 features exciting midway rides and games for all ages, free concerts, the National Circus Project, craft vendors and fair food for every appetite.
Live music highlights:
- Thursday: Ben Goldsmith and The Original Band (6:30 pm), SixGun (8:30 pm)
- Friday: ONE - Three Dog Night tribute (7 pm), Decadia (9:15 pm)
- Saturday: Jerome "City" Smith (11:30 am), Wonderous Stories (2 pm), Nado (4:30 pm), Any Way You Want It - Journey tribute (5:30 pm), 70s Rock Parade (8:30 pm)
- Sunday: Endless Summer - Beach Boys tribute (noon), Generations (2:30 pm), Back in Time - Huey Lewis & the News tribute (5 pm), Freebird - Lynyrd Skynyrd tribute (8 pm)
Festival admission is free.
Unlimited ride wristbands (for riders 36 inches and taller) are $30 on site, or online in advance for $20 each, 2 for $30 or a Family 4 Pack (2 adult/2 child wristbands) for $60. (Pre-sale ends at 5 pm Thurs., Sept. 19.)
Ride tickets are $1.50 each, $30 for 20 tickets, or $60 for 50 tickets plus 1 free ride. (Rides take 2 or more tickets each.)
Visit the website for coupon savings: $5 off regular-price ride wristbands, $5 off a 50-ticket Super Saver Family Pack, and $2 off a $10 food purchase.
Midway hours: 5-10 pm Thursday, 5-11 pm Friday, noon-11 pm Saturday, noon-10 pm Sunday
The festival opens at 5 pm Thursday - Friday and 11 am Saturday - Sunday. Look for signs on Lido Boulevard for free shuttle bus service to and from the festival site.
For more information, call 866-666-3247. For craft vendor inquiries, call 516-292-9000, ext. 7480.