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Craft Beer Times | Celebrate Mother’s Day Weekend with Long Island’s Best Festivals

Celebrate Mother’s Day Weekend with Long Island’s Best Festivals

Celebrate Mother’s Day Weekend with Long Island’s Best Festivals

Long Island’s Mother’s Day Weekend Festivals are Unmissable


Long Island always finds a reason to celebrate, and this time it’s all about the mothers. The upcoming Mother’s Day weekend festivals on Long Island represent a stellar lineup of fun events to celebrate this special occasion. There’s something for everyone to enjoy, whether you’re a craft beer aficionado or a music lover.

Craft Beer and Food

Craft beer and food go hand in hand, and the upcoming Great Beer Expo of Long Island will not disappoint. Taking place on May 11th at the NYCB Live at the Nassau Coliseum, the event offers an extensive menu of specialty brews from a variety of local and national breweries. The event is a must-attend for the beer enthusiast, and is the perfect way to toast to Mother’s Day.

Music and Food

For the music lover who also enjoys food, the Long Island Music Festival might be just the right event to attend. Taking place on May 12th at the Long Island Community Hospital Amphitheater at Bald Hill, the indoor and outdoor event promises great music and tasty bites from Long Island’s top restaurants. Whether you’re in the mood for Rock, Jazz, or Reggae, the music festival has it all.

Wine and Art

For the wine connoisseur, take a trip to the 10th Annual Wine and Chocolate Festival at the Harmony Vineyards. The festival boasts over 20 wineries for tastings, as well as vendors selling chocolates, artisanal cheeses and local goods. The event also offers musical entertainment throughout the weekend, as well as guided tours of the vineyard and art exhibits.

Flowers and Gardens

For those more interested in outdoor activities, the Mother’s Day Plant and Garden Sale at Bayard Cutting Arboretum State Park will fulfill all your spring-time plant needs. The event boasts the sale of over 200 varieties of plants, including annuals, perennials, and vegetables. Visitors can also stroll through the gardens and arboretum, enjoying the new colors of spring.

Family Fun

Finally, for those prioritizing family fun for Mother’s Day, the 43rd Annual Long Island Family Festival might be just right for you. The event includes 3 days of carnival games and rides, a vendor marketplace, petting zoo, and several other kids’ activities. The festival is free to attend and promises a memorable weekend with the family.


With top-rated breweries, wineries, delicious food, multiple music genres and family-friendly activities on Long Island, it’s impossible to have a dull Mother’s Day weekend. Whether you’re celebrating with family, friends, or on your own, Long Island has something for everyone to enjoy. Don’t miss out on the festivities and celebrations – join the excitement this Mother’s Day weekend!


Dustin is a writer about craft beer and a professional brewer in the city of Chicago. He has written for several magazines and has over a decade of experience in the beer industry. He is currently working on a book about the history of beer in Chicago.

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