Festival Info

The Finn Fest is a groovy little homegrown music and arts festival held on private property on the water in Island Park, NY opposite the Lincoln Orens Middle School, which raises money for underprivileged children and animal rescue groups. Featuring various musical acts, food vending, Craft beers and wine being sold along with raffle tickets. Various crafts and merchandise will also be sold. Tickets are sold in advance on our website along with $100 bonus 50/50 raffle ticket and at the gate. The grounds will be tented and there is also an in-ground swimming pool. The festival is a rain or shine event. Free shuttles will run throughout the day and night from Long Beach and Rockaway. The property is also accessible by boat.

 

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Departs from Long Beach: ** Please be at the pick-up place 10 minutes before the scheduled departure time **

The Cabana3:20pm, 4:20pm, 5:20pm, 6:20pm, 7:20pm, 8:20pm

The Inn3:25pm, 4:25pm, 5:25pm, 6:25pm, 7:25pm, 8:25pm

Jetty Bar3:30pm, 4:30pm, 5:30pm, 6:30pm, 7:30pm, 8:30pm

Shines3:35pm, 4:35pm, 5:35pm, 6:35pm, 7:35pm, 8:35pm

Billy's Beach Cafe3:45pm, 4:45pm, 5:45pm, 6:45pm, 7:45pm, 8:45pm

Nolans3:55pm, 4:55pm, 5:55pm, 6:55pm, 7:55pm, 8:55pm

Bus departs hourly from Finn Fest4:05pm, 5:05pm, 6:05pm, 7:05pm, 8:05pm, 9:05pm, 10:05pm, 11:05pm, Midnight

What To Bring:

  • Friends

  • Bug Spray

  • Blanket to sit on

  • A Positive Attitude

  • Small camping chairs

  • Sunscreen

  • Hat (for shade)

  • Plastic container or two for water

  • Camera

  • Bathing Suit

  • Towel

Please do not bring any glass bottles or food and beverage into the yard. Food, beverages, beer & wine will be sold.

The Dorothy Finn foundation was created to honor the memory of Dorothy Hickey Finn a lifelong tap dancer teacher and animal rights supporter.

The Foundations' primary goals are to raise money for non-profit animal rescue groups and to purchase art supplies and musical instruments for children who are economically challenged.

Dorothy Finn resided in Long Beach NY for forty Five years and spent her entire life as a tap dance teacher. She began dancing at the age of four in New York City “The Big Town” as she like to refer to it and teaching at the age of twelve at The Henry Street Settlement House. Her teacher was the famed Henry Le Tang.

After settling in Long Beach with her husband Charlie Finn a New York City Police Officer and two Children Brendan and Nonie, Dorothy continued teaching children in her basement and choreographing dance routines for charitable fundraisers such as The Men’s Club of St. Ignatius, The Catholic Daughter’s society and Project Challenge. She also continued teaching in Manhattan at the request of her brother and actor the late William Hickey of Prizzi’s Honor and Christmas Vacation fame.

Throughout her life Dorothy volunteered her time in many charitable endeavors and spent many hours at the Humane Society feeding homeless dogs and cats, cleaning the cages, collecting money and finding homes for them. Dorothy danced well into her 80”s entertaining at local nursing homes and the Veterans Hospital.

Your donations go a long way!

 

The foundation has donated to the following organizations:
Bobbi and the Strays Animal Rescue, Catskill Animal Sanctuary, Second Chance Animal Rescue, and Little Flower Orphange of Long Island

For more information about the Dorothy Finn Foundation please email your inquiry to
info@dorothyfinnfoundation.org

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Festival Info

The Finn Fest is a groovy little homegrown Music, Comedy and Arts Festival held on the Beach in Island Park, NY.   Featuring various Musical Acts, Comedy, Food Vending, Craft Beers and Wine along with Raffle tickets.  Tickets are sold in advance on our website along with $100 bonus 50/50 raffle ticket and at the gate.   Free shuttles will run throughout the day and night from Long Beach and Rockaway.