Summer on the North Fork

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Wander Through a Lavender Field . . .

Whether you head to Calverton or East Marion, there’s nothing like the smell and color of fresh lavender. Open Saturdays and Sundays, be sure to visit before the end of July to catch the lavender field in full bloom. Follow @lavenderbythebay on Instagram to watch their colorful feed. Purchase tickets for either field at, lavenderbythebay.com


Sip on Local Fine Wine . . .

Head to Pindar Vineyards to enjoy Sunset Fridays – all summer long! Sip on wine, while listening to live music from 4:00PM-8:00PM. Or, come any Saturday and Sunday (1:30PM-5:30PM) for live music on the pavilion.


Summer Festival with Strawberry Fields 

Saturday, July 16th  – 1:30PM-5:30PM 

A concert with Beatles Tribute Band, Strawberry Fields. Note: Admission is free and guests are welcome to bring chairs and blankets, as seating is limited.


Sweet Corn Harvest . . . 

Enjoy live music and Harbes famous roasted sweet corn, the weekend of July 16th-17th (10:00AM-7:00PM). There will be tons of food and a corn eating contest, plus live music in the courtyard/picnic area both days (1:00PM-5:00PM).


Stroll Through a Street Festival . . .

Alive on 25 – Friday, July 29th (5:00PM-9:30PM)
Main Street, Downtown Riverhead

This walkable, pop-up summer street festival in Downtown Riverhead is where, “The east end comes ALIVE between Long Island’s Hamptons and North Fork.” The night features live music, local craft beverages, outdoor dining, Long Island artists, performers, street vendors and more!


Celebrate the Bees . . .

Saturday, July 30th (10:00AM-4:00PM), the Garden of Eve Organic Farm and Market in Riverhead, celebrates the season with their annual Honey & Bee Festival. The day will feature honey and beeswax vendors, beekeeping demonstrations, honey tasting, (fresh from the hive) and honey hayrides. For great photo ops, explore the sunflower field with over 100,000 flowers, (including one for take home).

P.S. don’t forget to stop at Magic Fountain for homemade ice cream or the North Fork Donut Company.