Manhasset Al Fresco was canceled on its original date July 25 due to potential afternoon thunderstorms and high winds.

The event has been postponed to its rain date of Sunday, Aug. 1 still is scheduled to take place on South Plandome Road, road closure between Park Ave and Dennis Street, creating a pedestrian-only zone from 3:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. It will be a full-event schedule of entertainment and activities for families, kids and adults to enjoy.

With a few changes to the event schedule, the Manhasset Chamber of Commerce will still be providing photo opportunities, giveaways and raffles by Shop Manhasset. Reusable shopping totes will be available for purchase, proceeds will benefit the Chamber to fund for more of the Al Fresco events.

Bring the kids to “Chalk the Town.” In order to bring awareness and promote Manhasset Beautification to the community, children will be given chalk to draw pictures and inspirational quotes to decorate the sidewalks of Manhasset!

The event line-up includes a Dunk Tank provided by the Chamber, Modern Car Show presented by Elite Automotive Repair, $5 Psychic Readings from Mind, Body & Soul, and walk-in Covid vaccines at Manhasset Park Drug. Shopping includes local shops Lacrosse Unlimited of Manhasset, Olive & Duntley Florists, and more.

Eat local and grab dinner, coffee or dessert while dining outdoors at For Five, Herb & Olive, Villa Milano and Buttercooky. Enjoy an acoustic performance on the guitar by Liam Morrisey, returning for a second performance. Music at Mary Jean Davies Green Park by DJ Italo with party giveaways for the kids.

Manhasset Chamber encourages all to come out to support this great community event and support our local businesses. It is recommended to bring your own blanket or chair, hang out for a while and enjoy the entertainment!

For more information and full Manhasset Al Fresco event schedule visit

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