F.A.Q.

We’ve put together a list of Frequently Asked Questions about our Arts and Crafts Festival to help you have the most enjoyable time at our most popular event of the year!

Where is the Festival? The festival takes place on the boardwalk in Long Beach, NY 

What time is the Festival? Our hours of operation are Saturday and Sunday 10am to 6pm

How do I get there? You can take the Loop Parkway to Lido Boulevard and turn right onto Lido Blvd. Take Lido Boulevard (Road name changes to Park Avenue) to Edwards Boulevard and turn left. Proceed to boardwalk. Or take Long Beach Road into Long Beach and proceed to the boardwalk. Take the LIRR and walk a few short blocks to the boardwalk. There are trains arriving in Long Beach at 10:42 a.m., 11:42 a.m., and 12:42 p.m. etc..

Is there parking available? Parking is available in the lots adjacent to the boardwalk but fill up very quickly. Parking is also available at the LIRR station. You can also park in legal spots on the street. If you live in Long Beach, it is recommended that you walk, take your bicycle or take the trolley. Please respect our neighbors.

Do you have food vendors at the festival? Yes! Food vendors will line the boardwalk. Everything from Italian food to Greek and Smoothies to Ice Cream. Something for everyone!

How do you become a vendor at the fair? You must submit an application. Applications can be found by clicking here.

Do you allow pets at the fair? No. As much as we love our furry friends, we do not allow any dogs or other pets on the festival or on the boardwalk.

Is there an ATM onsite? Yes there is an ATM located on Riverside Boulevard and the boardwalk, there are also several banks a short walk away.

Where are the Restrooms located? Restrooms are located on the boardwalk on Edwards Boulevard, Riverside Boulevard and National Boulevard and on the beach at National Boulevard. 

Do you have a Parking Shuttle? No, but with a valid beach pass you can ride the trolley from the train station to the Festival and points east and west of the festival.

Do I need to pay to enter the beach? Yes, all visitors must have a valid beach pass to enter the beach. Click here for beach pass information.

Do you have a list of participating vendors? Yes, a list will be posted the day before the festival and will also be available at the City of Long Beach Information Booth on the boardwalk at Riverside Boulevard.