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10 Things to Do in October

October 9, 2019

Fall is in the air! With crisp air, cooler temps, colorful foliage and Halloween thrills, Long Island checks all the boxes for a fabulous fall adventure. Check out these events and activities across Long Island to make your October unforgettable.

1. Watch a screening (or several) of new movies at the 5th Annual Hamptons International Film Festival

Countdown: 6 weeks until #HIFF2019! Join us in the #Hamptons over Columbus Day Weekend for the 27th Annual Hamptons International Film Festival. * We are rolling out updates about films, guests, celebrations + more. Check the website at our #linkinbio and stay tuned. It’s going to be a fabulous year!

119 Likes, 6 Comments – Hamptons Int’l Film Festival (@hamptonsfilm) on Instagram: “Countdown: 6 weeks until #HIFF2019! Join us in the #Hamptons over Columbus Day Weekend for the…”

2. Head out to Montauk for the 38th Annual Fall Family Festival.

What color is the 2019 mug? #guessthecolor Win some mugs coming up in our guessing game soon!

81 Likes, 18 Comments – Montauk Chamber/Info Center (@montaukchamber) on Instagram: “What color is the 2019 mug? #guessthecolor Win some mugs coming up in our guessing game soon!”

3. Eat and sip some local fare at Hamptons Harvest

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4. Run through the streets of Long Island in the 5th Annual Suffolk County Marathon

TRAINING RUN REMINDER The first Catholic Health Services Suffolk County Marathon Training Run is taking place tomorrow (May 2nd) at 6:30 PM! Meet at the Sayville Running Company for a 4 mile run followed by a complimentary drink from Five Points Cafe!

39 Likes, 0 Comments – SuffolkMarathon (@suffolkmarathon) on Instagram: “TRAINING RUN REMINDER The first Catholic Health Services Suffolk County Marathon Training Run is…”

5. Join in on National Seafood Month at the Oyster Festival.

The 35th annual Oyster Festival in Oyster Bay has officially kicked off! Be sure to follow @thegrubfather for an insider look at festival hot spots this weekend! #oysterfestivaloysterbayli #discoverlongisland

15 Likes, 0 Comments – kerry (@oysterfestivaloysterbayli) on Instagram: “The 35th annual Oyster Festival in Oyster Bay has officially kicked off! Be sure to follow…”

6. See the competition heat up at the USA BMX Gold Cup Championships

The @dkbicycles Gold Cup Finals continue this weekend at @chulavistabmx and @shorehambmx_official Let us know where you’ll be this weekend by using #dkgoldcup and make sure to not miss out on all the action from both coasts! #bmx #bmxracing #dkgoldcup #usabmx #chulavistabmx #shorehambmx

826 Likes, 14 Comments – USA BMX (@usabmx) on Instagram: “The @dkbicycles Gold Cup Finals continue this weekend at @chulavistabmx and @shorehambmx_official…”

7. Enjoy the beauty of fall on a guided tour of Oheka Castle

@ohk_bar_and_restaurant | GATSBY HOURs at OHK | Party like it’s 1920 in Long Island’s Castle | Monday-Thursday | 3pm-5pm | $6 Draught Beer + $8 Wine by the Glass | Oheka Castle |Available OHK Bar only | #ohekamoment #ohkbarandrestaurant #longisland @ohekacastle @ohk_bar_and_restaurant

503 Likes, 11 Comments – OHEKA CASTLE (@ohekacastle) on Instagram: “@ohk_bar_and_restaurant | GATSBY HOURs at OHK | Party like it’s 1920 in Long Island’s Castle |…”

8. Get ready for some kid-friendly Halloween fun at Pumpkin Park at Adventureland

Pumpkin Park is less than a month away!! Will you be dressing up and celebrating Halloween at the park with us?! October 19th & 20th, an event you don’t want to miss out on! #trickortreat #candy #halloween #costumes

102 Likes, 0 Comments – Adventureland Long Island (@adventurelandli) on Instagram: “Pumpkin Park is less than a month away!! Will you be dressing up and celebrating Halloween at the…”

9. Head out to the farms to pick your own apples and pumpkins

Only two more days until our annual Apple Festival! We’ll be picking Honeycrisp, Ruby Mac, Blondee, Gala, and Gale Gala. We’ll also have live music with the Como Brothers Band all weekend from 12-5pm, plus special magic shows with master magician Alejandro Torres 1-5pm, vendors, and apple fun & games throughout the day. All of which is included in your general admission! 5698 Sound Ave, Riverhead. Open this weekend 9-6. Join us for a fabulous weekend of apple fun! 😀🍎🍏 (NOTE: Apple varieties are subject to change.) @comobrosband @harbesorchard

137 Likes, 3 Comments – Harbes Family Farm (@harbesfarm) on Instagram: “Only two more days until our annual Apple Festival! We’ll be picking Honeycrisp, Ruby Mac, Blondee,…”

10. Hike the dozens of nature trails around Long Island to see the beautiful fall foliage

#caumsett #caumsettpark #caumsettstatepark #caumsettstateparkpreserve #nystateparks #lloydharbor #lloydneck #huntington #huntingtonny #getoutside #longisland #longislandny #northshore #Repost @creativeworldcaptures with @get_repost

261 Likes, 4 Comments – The Caumsett Foundation (@caumsettfoundation) on Instagram: “#caumsett #caumsettpark #caumsettstatepark #caumsettstateparkpreserve #nystateparks #lloydharbor…”

To discover where you BeLong this Autumn, see our full list of Fall Festivities & Seasonal Specials on Long Island. You can also find some ideas below and get in a ‘fall on Long Island mood’ while listening to our Spotify fall playlist.

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