In the Media

*Past events include tiger/lion/muttville comix shows which are not available this year.


Ronkonkoma Review: Bring the Zoo to Your Child’s Winter Birthday Party

January 2019
Ronkonkoma Review mentions celebrating a birthday with fan-favorite zoo animals, in the warmth of your own home!
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The Smithtown Messenger: The Zoo is Closed for the Winter: Bring the Zoo to You!

December 2018
The Smithtown Messenger shares information regarding the Mobile Zoo during the winter.
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Long Island Weekly: The park will close for the 2018 season on Monday, Oct. 29

October 2018
Long Island Weekly publishes story about the end of Game Farm’s 2017-2018 season.
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Newsday: LI’s Ken Marino talks ‘Dog Days,’ growing up with a horse and goat

July 2018
Newsday interviews Actor-filmmaker Ken Marino who’s mother worked at Long Island Games Farm when he was a child.
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Newsday: Big thrills for kids: The most unique things to do on Long Island

July 2018
Newsday mentions Clifford the giraffe, resident of Long Island Game Farm, as a must-see attraction.
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Newsday: LI Game Farm in Manorville offers 1970s prices for one day in July

July 2018
Newsday shares Long Island Game Farm’s 1970’s Day celebration.
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News 12: Family friendly spots on the East End

June 2018
News 12 shares with us a video of family friendly places in the East End highlighting Long Island Game Farm.
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Newsday: LI Game Farm announces wallaby’s new name, chosen by popular vote

June 2018
Newsday celebrates Irwin, the new wallaby at Long Island Game Farm.
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Newsday: Top 10 Things To Do This Week

April 2018
Newsday features Long Island Game Farm as the top “thing to do” this week, in their Explore LI section.
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Ronkonkoma Review: Long Island Game Farm – Wildlife Park & Children’s Zoo Announces Spring 2018 Schedule and Opening Day!

March 2018
Ronkonkoma Review features Long Island Game Farm.
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Hometown Shopper: Manorville’s Long Island Game Farm

September 2017
Hometown Briefs talks about Founder’s Day.
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Neighborhood Newspapers: Founder’s Day Celebration

September 2017
Neighborhood Newspapers talks about our inaugural Founder’s Day Celebration.
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Ronkonkoma Review: Long Island Game Farm’ Inaugural Founder’s Day Celebration

September 2017
Ronkonkoma Review features photos from Founder’s Day.
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Valley Stream Mom: Long Island Game Farm Appreciation Day

August 2017
Valley Stream Mom talks about our first ever Founder’s Day Celebration – A Family Appreciation Day where we will be offering $6 admission for adults and free admission for kids!
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Newsday: LI Game Farm hosts pajama party, with goats in PJs!

July 2017
Newsday shares a video from our Pajama Party. Our kid goats in PJ’s is too cute!
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Newsday: The Long Island Game Farm to offer 1970 admission prices

July 2017
Newsday talks about our 1970’s Admission Price Day – Our Lowest Prices of the Year!
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Trihamlet News: Long Island Game Farm hosts its third annual 1970s Admission Price Day

July 2017
Trihamlet News talks about our third annual 1970’s Admission Price Day.
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News 12: LI Summer: What’s New at Long Island Game Farm

June 2017
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Newsday: The Long Island Game Farm: 16 secrets and fun facts

June 2017
Newsday spills 16 facts about our park. Learn all of our secrets here!
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Newsday: What’s Up, Pup?

May 2017
Newsday celebrates our fox pup Yukon and all the baby animals at the Game Farm this year!
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Mommy Poppins: The Best Animal Farms and Petting Zoos on Long Island

April 2017
Mommy Poppins mentions LIGF as one of the best Animal Farms and Petting Zoos on Long Island!
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Newsday: Meet Clifford

February 2017
Newsday invites you to meet our friendly giraffe Clifford.
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Ronkonkoma Review Featured Pirates and Princesses

November 2016
Ronkonkoma Review featured our Pirates and Princesses Treasure Hunt.
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Neighbor Newspapers Featured Pirates and Princesses

November 2016
Neighbor Newspapers featured our second annual Pirates and Princesses Treasure Hunt!
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Newsday Captured Our Pirates and Princesses Event

October 2016
Our second annual Pirates and Princesses Treasure Hunt was a hit – we even caught the attention of Newsday!
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Pennysaver Papers Announce Ethel the Camel Has One Hump

August 2016
Pennysaver Papers reports on Ethel the camel’s hump and Camel Naming Party.
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Newsday: Baby Camel

August 2016
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Ronkonkoma Review Features 1970’s Day Celebration

July 2016
In an ode to the simple lifestyle of yesteryear, guests of all ages came to celebrate the park’s 47th Season during this event.
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Neighbor Newspapers Features 1970’s Day Celebration

July 2016
Thousands of guests turned out for the Long Island Game Farm – Wildlife Park & Children’s Zoo’s 2nd annual 1970’s Admission Price Day on Saturday, July 16th.
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Newsday Captures 1970’s Day Fun

July 2016
LIGF guests Victoria and Rosalie Rutigliano and Mikayla, Stephen and Jayden Herbert appear in Newsday‘s coverage of 1970’s Day.
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Newsday‘s “Around LI” Column Features 1970’s Day

July 2016
The Long Island Game Farm in Manorville is turning back the clock this weekend to the era of disco, pet rocks and leisure suits.
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Newsday Shares What’s New at the Long Island Game Farm

July 2016
The Game Farm’s baby camel and Clifford the giraffe’s feeding platform are two of the recent additions to Long Island amusement parks listed in this article.
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Newsday Lists Giraffe Encounter as Destination for Messy Fun

June 2016
In honor of International Mud Day (June 25), Newsday listed the Long Island Game Farm’s Giraffe Encounter as a great place for kids to have some slobbery fun.
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Game Farm Veterinarian John Andresen Honored in Suffolk Times

June 2016
The Suffolk Times recently described a day in the life of Dr. John Andresen, who has been the Long Island Game Farm’s sole veterinarian for over 46 years.
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Odyssey Named Us #6 in the “16 Stops To Make On Long Island This Summer”

June 2016
If you like to try new things and are up for an adventure, take a look at these 16 stops to make on Long Island during summer 2016. Here are just a few of the many amazing hot-spots the Island has to offer.
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The Smithtown Messenger Spread the Word About the Loss of Our Beloved Cougar

February 2016
The Smithtown Messenger acknowledged the passing of the Game Farm’s beloved cougar, Hudson, who died on Sunday, January 30.
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New York Metro Parent: Listed Our Pirates and Princesses Treasure Hunt Third on the Editors’ Hot Tickets list

October 2015
Why does New York Metro Parent love our Pirates and Princesses event?
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Ronkonkoma Review Shined the Spotlight on Our Pirates and Princesses Treasure Hunt

October 2015
The Ronkonkoma Review captured the thrill of adventure at our Pirates and Princesses Treasure Hunt held Sunday, October 11. The event featured a treasure hunt with prizes for all participants, photo opportunities with a real pirate, princess, parrot and more!
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Newsday: Lemurs Can Paint

September 2015
Lemurs at the Long Island Game Farm in Manorville showed how they paint for visitors to the farm on July, 30, 2015. The canvases produced by the monkey-like tree dwellers are sold at the farm to benefit to support fun activities for the animals.
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CBS: Lemurs Learning to Paint

September 2015
In this “Exit 10/55” segment, WLNY-TV 10/55’s Richard Rose interviews the Long Island Game Farm’s Emma Hallowell.
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Newsday: The Long Island Game Farm: 16 Secrets and Fun Facts

August 2015
Newsday has featured The Long Island Game Farm this week.
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CBS New York: NJ Lawmaker Proposes Ban On Game Trophies Coming Through NY, NJ Airports In Wake Of Cecil The Lion’s Death

July 2015
Long Island Game Farm mourns the death of protected lion Cecil in Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe, earlier this week. Thankfully legislation is being written to prevent these beautiful creatures being transported as game.
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News 12: 12 Weeks of Summer

July 2015
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News 12: The East End

June 2015
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Featured on News 12!

April 2015
The Long Island Game Farm – Wildlife Park & Children’s Zoo opened for its 46th season and News 12 Long Island got to check out all of the opening day excitement.
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News 12: Erik’s Reptile Adventures

June 2014
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ExploreLI: Here’s Looking at You, Kid

April 2014
The Farm Report: Where the Mild Things Are.
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ExploreLI: 100 things every kid should do on Long Island

September 2013
Feeding the animals at the Long Island Game Farm was listed as #2 in ExploreLI’s Top 100 things kids should do on LI.
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News 12: 12 Weeks of Summer

August 2013
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Newsday: “Reader Photos”

August 2013
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Newsday: Leapin’ Lemur!

August 2013
A red ruffed lemur plays at the Long Island Game Farm Wildlife Park & Children’s Zoo in Manorville after animal handler Taylor Anderson, 21, of Middle Island, fed the primate grapes.
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News 12: What’s a Wallaby?

July 2013
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Newsday.com: Pig Races at LI Game Farm

July 2013
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Newsday.com: Camel Rides at LI Game Farm

July 2013
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Newsday: Brad Barbeque Pitt by the Snout

July 2013
At one of the more unique events of the day, oinks and squeals mixed with cheers and applause as the final stretch of the first race neared, and Brad Barbeque-Pitt, representing the green team, crossed the finish line.
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Newsday: When Pigs Run

July 2013
Twelve-week-old pigs run in a race at the Long Island Game Farm on Chapman Boulevard yesterday. The races go on until July 9, and resume in August.
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Newsday.com: A Giraffe Birthday at LI Game Farm

July 2013
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Newsday: Fun and Games at Birthday

July 2013
Clifford is a real party animal. The giraffe celebrated his 7th birthday yesterday at his seasonal home at Long Island Game Farm in Manorville, where he gorged on a platter of kale carrots and bananas.
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Newsday.com: Baby Farm Animals Debut at LI Game Farm

April 2013
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News 12: Grand Opening of 44th Season

April 2013
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Newsday: Here’s Looking At You, Kid

April 2013
The Jarvis sisters of Manorville visit with a 3-day-old goat yesterday at the Long Island Game Farm Wildlife Park & Children’s Zoo.
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News 12: The East End

April 2012
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News 12: On the Job

August 2011
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Fios1: Wide Range of Animals at LIGF

June 2011
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MTV: 10 on Top Promo Video

June 2011
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News 12: Long Island Game Farm

June 2011
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News 12: Muttville Comix

July 2010
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TV 55: Muttville Comix

May 2010
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TV 55: Game Farm Opening

April 2010
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LI Opens Hunting Season Over Wild Turkey Takeover

November 2009
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News 12 long island: Slice of Summer

July 2009
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Cablevision’s Neighborhood Journal

April 2009
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News 12 Long Island

April 2009
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News 12 Long Island

May 2007
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*Past events include tiger/lion/muttville comix shows which are not available this year.