The 7th Annual Long Island Family Festival Is On Its Way!

Released on: August 20, 2014, 4:57 am (EDT)
Industry: Entertainment

New York, NY, August 20, 2014 -- /EPR NETWORK/ -- It is time to mark your calendars and save the date! The 7th Annual Long Island Family Festival is on its way! This fun-filled family festival will take place on Friday, September 12 from 6-10 p.m. (featuring live music, food and carnival), Saturday, September 13 from 11:00 a.m. – 10 p.m. and Sunday, September 14 from 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. (live music, food, carnival, vendors). The festival takes place along the seaside beach at Babylon’s beautiful Tanner Park in Copiague (Rain Date: Sept 26-28). Admission is free.

During this exciting weekend, Tanner Park will be transformed into a fun-filled family venue with plenty of exciting entertainment, events and surprises taking place. Weekend highlights include:
• An exhilarating carnival with lots of rides for children of all ages
• Live Musical entertainment will fill the air at the Festival. Highlighted concerts will include Electric Jam, VAVOOM and Rattlesnake Dawn
• The “Ocean View Art, Craft & Gift Show” (Saturday and Sunday)
• Pet Expo in the Park with Pet Pavilion and Dog Performance Arena with dancing dogs, Frisbee demos, petting zoo, agility demos and more (Saturday and Sunday)
• Corky’s International Haute Couture Canine Fashion Show
• The world renown John Reid the Magician who will entertain children of all ages
• Tricky Biz's Famous Balloon Twisters
• Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Drug Awareness Trailer: Meet Elroy the Elk who will be making a special appearance on Saturday and Sunday at the Festival
• New York Life's Child ID & Protection Booth
• Home Depot's Kiddie Build
• LI Party Express: Mobile Video Gaming Theater and Stuff-a-Bear Fun
• Shred in Peace Memorial Skate Jam
• Tanner Park Beach Cruise Car Show (Saturday/Sunday)
• Plenty of Delicious, Mouthwatering Food

And there’s more! The weekend will be filled with an abundance of fun and activities. You will get a ‘mouthful’ of eating competition during the annual LI Family Festival Pizza Eating Contest on both Saturday and Sunday at 4pm. If you're a music lover, the Seashell Musical Stage will feature something to satisfy every musical taste all weekend long with some of the hottest local talent. We will also have renowned hypnotist Mr. Vincent as well as the Amazing Fire Juggler Keith Leaf joining us throughout the weekend. We will have a Giant Human Hamster Ball Racetrack where you can complete against friends in thrilling races. And that’s not all -- Don’t be surprised if you see pirates who landed on the beach re-enacting a time in history when they sought to control the seas while searching for buried treasure.

The Long Island Family Festival has become an annual tradition and a featured event within the Town of Babylon. Vendor and sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information and updates about the festival, visit

Contact-Details: Alyssa Nightingale

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