As the crisp breeze sweeps through Nassau County, it's time to embrace the enchanting spirit of autumn. We're here to guide you on a delightful journey through some of the most enjoyable fall activities in and around Nassau County while we tantalize your taste buds with must-visit eateries along the way. Get ready for a mouthwatering adventure through the season of vibrant foliage, fun fall activities, and hearty meals!
East Meadow Fall Festival – Eisenhower Park, October 12-15
As you immerse yourself in the East Meadow Fall Festival's carnival rides and games at Eisenhower Park, remember to treat your taste buds to a culinary adventure. Taste of Portugal in East Meadow offers an authentic Portuguese experience. Savor their famous “Bacalhau à Brás” (salted codfish with scrambled eggs) for a hearty and delicious meal to transport you to Portugal.
Town of Babylon Fall Festival – Tanner Park, Copiage, October 13
The Town of Babylon Fall Festival in Tanner Park promises a fun day. And when hunger strikes, make your way to Rollin' Bayou in Copiague for a taste of New Orleans. Delight in their mouthwatering crawfish étouffée or savor the flavors of a classic shrimp po'boy, and let the tastes of the bayou transport you.
Long Island Oyster Festival – Oyster Bay, October 14-15
You can't miss indulging in fresh oysters at the Long Island Oyster Festival in Oyster Bay. Pair these delectable treasures of the sea with craft brews from the Oyster Bay Brewing Company for a truly local and authentic experience.
Merrick Fall Fest & Street Fair – October 20-22
Merrick beckons with its Fall Fest & Street Fair, and The 3 Brothers Pizza Café stands out when it comes to dining. Dive into their gourmet pizzas or savor hearty pasta dishes for a truly satisfying meal. Delish!!
Rock Hall Country Fair – Lawrence, October 21-22
Just a short drive from Lawrence, Zinburger Wine & Burger Bar in Garden City offers classic American comfort food. Sink your teeth into their juicy burgers and savor a side of sweet potato fries for an irresistible meal.
Merrick Chamber Of Commerce Fall Festival – October 21-22
To taste diverse flavors, visit Xaga Sushi & Asian Fusion in Merrick during the Merrick Chamber Of Commerce Fall Festival. Their Rainbow Roll is a must-try masterpiece that combines fresh sashimi in a mesmerizing array of colors and flavors, showcasing sushi artistry at its finest. We love Xaga!!!
Port Jefferson Oktober Harvest Fest – October 21-22
When you're up for exploring outside of Nassau County, visit Port Jefferson and make a stop at The Steam Room for some of the finest clam chowder you'll ever taste. It's a local favorite and a perfect complement to the cool autumn weather. Definitely worth the trip!
Greenport Maritime Festival – October 21-22
For a waterfront dining experience in Greenport, Claudio's Restaurant is a historic gem. Their renowned Lobster Roll is a sublime masterpiece of culinary artistry, featuring succulent chunks of fresh lobster meat lightly dressed in mayo and nestled within a perfectly toasted, buttery split-top bun. It's a taste of the sea in every bite and a quintessential delight for seafood lovers seeking an authentic taste of Greenport's maritime heritage.
Bellmore Family Street Festival – October 26-29
Explore the diverse food stalls at the Bellmore Family Street Festival, and if you're in the mood for a sit-down meal, don't miss Bobby's Burger Palace in Garden City. Their gourmet burgers are sure to satisfy your cravings.
Fall Festival at Hicks Nurseries – Westbury, Through October 29
When you're in Westbury during the Fall Festival at Hicks Nurseries, pop by The Capital Grille and indulge in their exquisite steak and seafood dishes that perfectly complement the festive atmosphere.
With these fantastic fall activities and delectable eateries, Nassau County invites you to make the most of this beautiful time of year. Gather your friends and family, savor the season's flavors, and embark on a memorable autumn adventure. Happy fall, everyone! 🍂🍴🎃