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26th Annual Seafood Festival

26th Annual Seafood Festival

August 1, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

As the last weekend in August arrives, boatloads of seafood lovers feel their taste buds tingling. That’s because the catch of the weekend of August 26 -27 is the Seafood Festival at the Long Island Maritime Museum in West Sayville. The festival begins at 10:00 am and ends at 7:00 pm on both Saturday and […]

Pirate Festival

Pirate Festival

June 1, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Ahoy, mateys! Weigh anchor, hoist the mizzen, and head to West Sayville to discover a gleaming treasure! X will mark the spot where the Long Island Maritime Museum’s Pirate Festival parties hearty on Saturday, June 17 and Sunday, June 18. This family-friendly event will have everyone smiling like scallywags as energetic crews of roving plank […]

No Days Off From Fun!

No Days Off From Fun!

December 1, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

  The winter brings lots of days off from school. If they’re not filled with holiday activities or blizzards, a visit to one of Long Island’s many museums, historical sites, and nature centers is a lot of fun for the entire family. We’ve compiled a list of 15 places — these should keep you busy […]

A Day at the Museum

A Day at the Museum

November 17, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

When you live a boating lifestyle, you welcome every opportunity to be on the water. But when the weather’s too brisk, browsing through a maritime museum will do the trick! Long Island has many seafaring and nautical-leaning museums, and all of them are worth a visit. Check out our list: American Merchant Marine Museum   […]

Blues on the Bay

Blues on the Bay

October 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

. Long Island’s oldest and largest blues festival, known for years as the Cedar Beach Blues Music & Arts Festival, keeps its groove going as Blues on the Bay. There’ll be cool music on two stages, tasty food, kids’ activities, arts and crafts, and other fun happenings on Saturday, October 1 and Sunday, October 2. […]

25th Annual Seafood Festival

25th Annual Seafood Festival

October 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

When the last weekend in August arrives, boatloads of seafood lovers depart for the annual Seafood Festival at the Long Island Maritime Museum in West Sayville. Held on Saturday August 27 and Sunday August 28, the festival begins each day at 10:00 am and ends at 7:00 pm. A fundraiser for the museum, admission is […]

25th Cedar Beach Blues Music & Arts Festival

25th Cedar Beach Blues Music & Arts Festival

October 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

. The 25th Cedar Beach Blues Music & Arts Festival, Long Island’s oldest and largest blues festival, gets its groove on Saturday, October 17 and Sunday, October 18. Attendees will enjoy great music, delicious food, and activities for all ages at the event’s new location on the grounds of the Long Island Maritime Museum in […]

Long Island Maritime Museum Seafood Festival

Long Island Maritime Museum Seafood Festival

August 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

It’s that time again, so gather your family and friends on your boat and head over to the Long Island Maritime Museum in West Sayville for its 23rd Annual Seafood Festival. Taking place on August 23 and 24, this action-packed event includes lots of delicious food, live musical performers, including Evolution, Songs in the Attic, Bad […]

Long Island Maritime Museum

Long Island Maritime Museum

February 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Residing on 14 waterside acres, the Long Island Maritime Museum has five historic buildings and three National Historic Landmarks. Year-round visitors will view historic photos, boat plans, displays of ship models, exhibits of Long Island shipwrecks (including the Wreckers and Rescues exhibit), and an exhibit entitled Oysters, Dutchmen, and the Bay.

Seafood Festival

Seafood Festival

August 1, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

What do you get when you repeatedly mix together seafood, pirates, and a very old oyster sloop?  You get all the fun of the 21st Annual Seafood Festival at the Long Island Maritime Museum on Saturday August 25 and Sunday August 26, 2012. The festival begins each day at 10:00 am and ends Saturday at […]

Sayville Seafood Festival

Sayville Seafood Festival

August 1, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

What happens when you mix delicious seafood with children’s rides, activities, pirate shows, sail cruises aboard the historic Oyster Sloop Priscilla, and over 100 arts and crafts vendors? You get a great time for the whole family!

Cruising to Maritime Museums

Cruising to Maritime Museums

April 4, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Boating on Long Island can be more than just recreational. We’re so intertwined with our surrounding waters that it is interesting to visit our many maritime museums for a deep appreciation of our region’s history. For a different kind of day tripper, combine then with now and take your boat to visit a few of Long Island’s nautical museums.