This Week on Long Island: The Food Truck Derby Returns—and More

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Welcome to This Week on Long Island! A recurring series, This Week on Long Island rounds up the top food and beverage events for the week.

This Week

The Food Truck Derby

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Food Truck at the Farm tickets are live! Visit our website for the current line up – with more to come – and grab a ticket through the [box] in our bio! 🚐🎟🐮

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When: October 26
Where: Hallockville Museum Farm in Riverhead

Are you a food truck junkie? If so, this is a must attend event! Rain or shine, Hallockville Museum Farm’s Food Truck Derby is going to be jam-packed with food trucks, craft beer and local wine on the farm’s breathtaking views. Get your tickets here.

White Post Farms Fall Festival

When: October 26
Where: White Post Animal Farm of Melville in Melville

Haven’t been to the White Post Farms Festival? You’ve been missing out! There’s a little something for everybody at this event, including pumpkin’ picking, hayrides, pony rides and a dog show! Don’t forget to enjoy a slice of pie, some roasted corn or another delicious snack from one of the other food vendors on-site!

Schmitt’s Fall Festival

When: October 26
Where: Albert H. Schmitt Family Farms on Bagatelle in Dix Hills

Open all weekend long, the Schmitt’s Family Farm Annual Festival is back! This year, expect even more activities, including hayrides, an animal train ride and duck games! If you’re going for the treats, you won’t be disappointed! Baked pies, homemade candy apples and apple cider will be available to snack on!

Port Jefferson Village Harvest Festival 2019

When: October 27
Where: Port Jefferson Village

How does a chowder crawl sound? What about a costumed dog parade? Port Jefferson Village Harvest Festival 2019 will have both on hand, in addition to festive harvest crafts, marshmallow roasting, a petting zoo, kiddie horse rides and face painting. For adults, there’ll be several tastings, including a craft pumpkin’ tasting, a beer tasting and a brown sugar sugar tasting. There’ll be live music throughout the village, too!

Save the Date

The Long Island Great Beer Expo

When: November 2
Where: NYCB LIVE in Uniondale

Ready to sample some beer? (We sure are!) Try more than 100 beers from more than 60 local, national and international breweries at The Long Island Great Beer Expo next weekend! The event will help raise funds and awareness for Kids Need More, a nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of children, families and young adults coping with cancer and life-threatening illness. Purchase tickets here.

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