Suffolk County Sea Glass Festival


Join our Community Event Sunday, August 7 | 11-4pm 
Come explore and celebrate the world of sea glass in this first-time event on Long Island!
The museum is hosting activities for all ages throughout the day. ​

  • ​Discover the history of sea glass ​
  • Bring your sea glass for expert identification with Mary McCarthy, Executive Director of The Beachcombing Center
  • Shard of the Year contest - present your favorite piece for display!
  • Explore the history of antique bottles with expert George Fisher
  • Bring your antique & vintage glass bottles for appraisal with the Long Island Antique Bottle Association 
  • Create sea glass jewelry in our workshop
  • See current glass art from local glass artists and vendors
  • Kids enjoy a glass-themed scavenger hunt
  • Listen to sea shanties performed by The Royal Yard
  • View the museum's exhibitions about Long Island history
  • Grab a bite from The Big Black Food Truck ​

Sunday, August 7 at 11:00am to 4:00pm

The Whaling Museum & Education Center of Cold Spring Harbor 301 Main Street, Cold Spring Harbor, NY

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Festivals & Fairs


Suffolk County



$10 (Age 3 & under are free) | Members $8. All event activities included, except for optional pendant workshop. Optional Sea Glass Pendant Workshop is $7 | Members $5


Gina Van Bell

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