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Long Island Getaways

Oyster FestivalOyster Festival

Package (Non-Escorted)
Saturday & Sunday: October 15 & 16

Long Island’s largest street/waterfront fair has an abundance 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.

Discount Package Includes:

  • Discounted round-trip rail to/from Oyster Bay Station
  • Vouchers for five free oysters on the half-shell for the adults
  • Free admission to the Slide for the children

For a schedule of events, visit www.theoysterfestival.org, or call (516) 628-1625.

Shuttle buses will also be available from the Syosset Station, making the event accessible from the East on the Port Jefferson Branch.

Zone Stations Adults Children (5-11)
1 Penn Station, Atlantic Terminal,
Woodside, Kew Gardens, Forest Hills,
$19 $3
3 Jamaica $13.50 $3
4 New Hyde Park, Mineola $10.75 $3
7 Carle Place, Hicksville, Albertson, Locust Valley $10.75 $3
9 Cold Spring Harbor, Northport $10.75 $3
10 Kings Park, Port Jefferson $11.75 $3

Train Schedule (Call to Confirm):
From New York City:
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 Long Island: Take a Port Jefferson Branch train to Syosset to board buses.

Buying Tickets
At Gray, Green or Blue Ticket Machines (not available at Red, Daily Ticket Machines)
All 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 they are valid for without time restrictions.

Please be aware that multiple tickets/vouchers will print; LIRR rail tickets will print last. Be sure to take all items dispensed when completing your transaction.

See here for more information on buying tickets.

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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