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Free Things To Do In Long Beach, NY

August 14th, 2017 Local Tips
Free Things To Do In Long Beach, NY

A relaxing beach getaway can add up pretty quickly and become a stressful experience. But don’t worry, Long Beach, NY has plenty of activities and sights that everyone can enjoy without spending a penny.

 

Oceanfront

During summer season, non-locals require a pass to access the beach. Luckily, your booking with the Allegria Hotel includes the beach pass, so you can cross this expense off your list.

Take a leisurely stroll along the beach, swim or surf (bring your own board) in the ocean, build sand castles, play beach sports or just sit back and enjoy a book; the list is endless! If you want to take your beach experience up a notch, bring your own bike and pedal down the boardwalk’s bike-only lane (stretching for 2 miles). Runners can save money on tours by jogging across Long Beach or try barefoot-running on the 3.5-mile beach.

In summer, the Allegria Hotel rooftop pool opens its doors to its guest. The stunning, panoramic view from the pool is a free bonus! Additionally, our gym facilities overlook the beach and are free for all our guests.

 

Parks and Playgrounds

Families can take a break from the beach and head to one of Long Beach’s many recreational areas where kids can safely enjoy monkey bars, swings, slides and climbers. Click on each park to see its location and choose your favorite:

 

Arts

Long Beach, NY is renowned for its vibrant, year-round art scene. If you are visiting between Memorial Day and Halloween, set a few hours aside on a Saturday and take a short, 10-minute walk from the Allegria Hotel to Kennedy Plaza. Arts in the Plaza is a weekly arts festival that showcases local arts, crafts, photography, jewelry, etc.; perusing is free! They also organize various events, such as live music, theatrical performances, fitness classes, Kids Art Station and more. Most of the activities are free of charge. Visit their website to consult their calendar.

 

Music

In summer, outdoors activities abound and concerts are no exception. Long Beach, NY continues to organize its annual Free Summer Concert Series 4-5 days a week, from July to the end of August. Click here to see this year’s lineup.

Neighboring Jones Beach is known for hosting various musical events throughout the year, especially in summer. Each year, Jones Beach Bandshell puts together an incredible calendar of free concerts, kids’ events, dance parties and movie screenings.

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