Long Island FunFest

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This family-fun annual event features live music and entertainment, favorite fair food, midway games and rides for all ages.

Included with admission are the Pirates of the Colombian Caribbean Aerial High Wire Thrill Show, interactive live Butterfly Encounter, petting zoo, Saturday night fireworks displays, and the World of Wonders, starring 10 exciting sideshow acts under the big top, from fire eaters and sword swallowers to knife throwers and snake charmers, and Houdini-style escape artist shows.

Also free with admission are concerts by Frankie Justin (9 pm June 15), La Elegancis de la Salsa (8 pm June 17), Frank Latorre and The King Beez (7 pm June 19), Beatles tribute band Penny Lane (7 pm June 20), Keith Anderson (9 pm June 22), Mariachi Sol Mixteco (8 pm June 24) and many other acts.

FunFest admission is $5 and free for children under 36 inches tall. Unlimited ride wristbands (for riders 36 inches or taller) are $30. Ride tickets are $1.50 each, $25 for 20 tickets, or $50 for 50 tickets plus 1 free ride. Rides take 2 or more tickets each.

Visit LongIslandFunFest.com for advance savings on rides and admission and a buy one, get one free admission coupon.

Daily specials include:

• Thursday Carload Nights ($40 per vehicle for admission and unlimited rides)

• Free admission from noon to 1 pm on Saturdays and Sundays

• $1 Day Monday ($1 admission, $1 food specials, and $1 per ride with a minimum $10 ride ticket purchase)

• Tuesday and Wednesday BOGO Nights (buy one unlimited ride wristband, get one free)

FunFest hours are 4 to 11 pm Monday - Friday and noon to 11 pm Saturday - Sunday. Take Exit 53S off the Long Island Expressway and use the Wicks Road campus entrance. Parking is free.

For more information, call 866-666-3247.