Summer Arts Festival
Until August 11, 2013
Celebrate Long Island’s summer sunshine and cultural energy in the town of Huntington at the Summer Arts Festival. The cool month-long festival features exciting performances on the Chapin Rainbow Stage – from live music to dance to theater. The beautiful park comes alive with 40 free concerts by award-winning acts like Dala and the Brown Rice Family. Dance to the sounds of world, jazz, folk, pop, blues and rock music as the sun sets. Get our and enjoy the finest performing art groups from Long Island and around the world at this incredible festival of music and art. Held at Heckscher Park, the Huntington Summer Arts Festival is an amazing experience for the family. Throw down a blanket and enjoy amazing concerts under the stars starting at 7:30 pm and see the smash-hit Broadway show Monty Python's Spamalot. Kids love Family Nights on Tuesday evening with playful stage and puppet shows like the comedy-drumming of BAM Percussion!
The Huntington Summer Arts Festival also features a wonderful artist market with unique arts and crafts, painting and graffiti demos and juried art shows. Bring a cooler and lounge on the grass or enjoy tasty eats and ice cold beverages from local food trucks around the park. If you are looking for something to do this summer on Long Island, the Huntington Summer Arts Festival is a fun community celebration and the perfect way to spend a warm summer night.
This year the festival celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Huntington Arts Council. For more info and the events calendar, check out http://www.huntingtonarts.org/programs/summer-arts-festival/.