June 8, 2013, annual parade along Main St, Huntington Village, from Clinton Street to Sabbath Day Path. Festival in Heckscher Park - live entertainment, food and merchandise vendors, business & community information -- free & open to all. Train service from NYC from Pennsylvania Station on Long Island RR.
Independence Day July 4th Weekend dance, noon-4pm, the first among the three big summer Fire Island Pines summer parties. The 36th annual invasion of the Pines by Cherry Grove drag queens and their entourage. Parade through Pines harbor, then dance at the Sip n' Twirl in the Pines and at the Ice Palace in the Grove. See website for details:
July 19-21, 2013, annual eclectic mix of famed & fast-rising dancers performing on a stunning waterfront stage with the Great South Bay as a backdrop.
July 26-28, 2013 annual weekend events. Saturday pool cocktail party, all-night revelries in the palatial Summer Games Olympic Pantheon on the beach, all-night sunset to sunrise beach party, Sunday Closing Party. Charitable proceeds benefit the FIPPOA Fund for/of the Stonewall Community Foundation.
August 16-18, 2013, Fire Island Pines. All-star talent lineup, fun three day summer weekend, includes Float Pool Party, VIP Launch Party, & the main event, the Sunday noon - 6pm Ascension Party. The only daytime gay beach party in New York metro area - largest gay daytime beach party in the North.