Long Island Getaways
Saturday & Sunday: October 19 & 20
LI’s largest street/waterfront fair has an abundancen of oysters and seafood. The oyster eating contests are legendary, and there are 23 food vendors available to satisfy any craving. Visit the 150 arts and crafts booths, enjoy the musical performances, and explore the tall ships and other waterfront exhibits.
Package includes discounted round-trip rail to/from Oyster Bay Station, vouchers for three free oysters on the half-shell for the adults and free admission to the Slide for the children. Shuttle buses will also be available from the Syosset Station, making the event accessible from the east on the Port Jefferson Branch.
For a schedule of events, visit www.theoysterfestival.org, or call (516) 628-1625.
|1||Penn Station, Atlantic Terminal,
Woodside, Kew Gardens, Forest Hills,
|4||New Hyde Park, Mineola||$6.25||$3|
|7||Carle Place, Hicksville, Albertson, Locust Valley||$6.25||$3|
|9||Cold Spring Harbor, Northport||$6.25||$3|
|10||Kings Park, Port Jefferson||$11.75||$3|
Train Schedule (Call to Confirm):
FROM NYC: Take any Oyster Bay Branch train to Oyster Bay Station. For schedule information pick up a special Oyster Bay Weekend Schedule, available in early October, visit our website or call Travel Information.
FROM LI: Take a Port Jefferson Branch train to Syosset to board buses.
Buying Tickets at LIRR Gray, Green or Blue Ticket Machines:
Gray, green and blue machines accept credit and debit cards; gray and green machines also accept cash. Select "Deals & Getaways", then "Long Island Getaways" followed by the tour or package of your choice (listed in alphabetical order). Escorted tour tickets can be purchased up to midnight on Thursday of the week of the tour. Non-escorted "Package" tickets are available on all days that are valid for without time restrictions. See here for more information on buying tickets.
Rail tickets are valid for 60 days from date of sale, refundable for 60 days from date of sale (full package only) - subject to $10 refund processing fee per transaction.
For Travel information, see schedules or call 511and say "LIRR".
All train times, prices and dates may be subject to change.
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