Can’t Miss Summer Events at the Long Island Game Farm


The Park Invites Guests to Join in on Summer Shows and Events

[MANORVILLE, NEW YORK] –– Summer just around the corner, and the upcoming activities and events at the Long Island Game Farm — Wildlife Park & Children’s Zoo are in endless supply. From annual discount days and other special events, to the return of old friends and the introduction of new ones, the Long Island Game Farm is set to make its 49th Season the most exciting yet.

Summer Animals Have Arrived: The park’s summer animals, including Clifford the giraffe, camels and the vast array of lemurs, are have arrived at the Long Island Game Farm! Guests can visit these animals starting this weekend!

David Rosaire and His Pekingese Pups on our Main Stage: David Rosaire and his pups return to the Game Farm this year, beginning Friday, May 25. These furry friends are set to perform on the main stage every day at 12 p.m. and 3 p.m. and the show is free with park admission. Watch the Pekingese pups put on an elaborate show — full of jumps, slides and obeying outrageous commands, which many have dubbed as one of the world’s greatest dog acts of all time.

Wallaby Naming Day: A day to celebrate the naming of the park’s new Wallaby, with fun activities and free bags of popcorn, juice boxes and free face painting for the kids from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Leading up to the event, which will take place on Saturday, June 16, the public can vote on name from a series of public submissions on the Long Island Game Farm’s Facebook page. The winning name will be announced at the event. The person who submitted the winning name will receive two free park admissions and a Wallaby Encounter. Two runners up will also receive a Wallaby Encounter.

Father’s Day: Half-priced admission to all dad’s that visit the park on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 17. The purchase of a full-priced ticket is required.

Clifford’s Birthday: The Long Island Game Farm is inviting the public to celebrate its beloved giraffe’s special day on Saturday, July 7. During this event, the park’s attendees will help the staff sing “Happy Birthday” to Clifford as well as give him his (animal safe) birthday “cake” at 12 p.m.

1970’s Day: Long Island Game Farm is bringing back its 1970’s Admission Price Day, AKA 1970’s Day, for the fourth year in a row. On Saturday, July 28, (Rain Date: Sunday, July 29) all day, the park will feature admissions prices from its first decade in business. Tickets will cost $3.90 per adult and $1.95 per child (+tax). This is an unbeatable price that only comes along once a year.

Founder’s Day – Family Appreciation Day: To honor Stanley and Diane Novak, the founders of the Long Island Game Farm, and to thank the visitors that have kept the park going for 49 years, the park is throwing its Second Annual Founder’s Day celebration on Saturday, August 11 (Rain Date: August 12). All day long, admission will be $6 (+tax) per adult and one free child admission per adult (each additional child is $6 (+tax).

Beginning Wednesday, May 23, the Long Island Game Farm – Wildlife Park & Children’s Zoo will be open seven days per week from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.




Our reopening is in compliance with the New York State Re-Opening Strategic Plan for Zoos.
We can’t wait to see you all, and to do so we will follow strict guidelines and protocols for visitors and staff.

Please read all information below BEFORE YOUR VISIT, and please follow all signage and rules posted in the park. Thank you for your cooperation during our initial re-opening phase.

The information below is subject to change, SO PLEASE CHECK FOR UPDATES BEFORE YOU VISIT. Call 631-878-6644 or visit our facebook page.

Opening Information

Phase One Admission Pricing
This year due to COVID19 we will be (mostly) operating as we do each spring with the same prices and animals available. We hope you will visit to support our farm and understand that things are different during these times. But next year will be even better!
Children under 3 are free.
Children 3 - 11 and Seniors are $14.95 + tax
Adults are $16.95 + tax

Open 7 days a week, 10:00am to 5:00 pm. Last Admission sale at 4pm.
Tickets are available at our front Ticket Booth by credit card or cash.

What will be available during Phase One?

This year due to COVID19 we will be operating as we do each spring with the same prices and animals available. We hope you will visit to support our farm and understand that things are different during these times. But next year will be even better!

  • Outdoor animal exhibits - Zoo visitors can explore our 25 acre park! Please be aware the indoor exhibit (Discovery Center) must remain closed during Phase One and we are using this time to renovate. See Parrots, Zebra, Coatimundi: Benny (rescued), Deerpark, Nursery, Alpaca herd (re-homed), Emu Family, Ring Tailed Lemurs, Red Foxes, Donkey Families (rescued), Horses (rescued), Sheep, African Serval Cat: Nala (re-homed), Buffalo, Llamas, Rabbits, Mini horses (rescued), Pigs: Kirby and Petey rescued, Alligators, African Sulcatta Tortoises (rescued), Chickens and more!
  • The Deer Park - The Deer Park will be open for guests to walk through!
  • The Nursery - come see our babies! 10:30am - about 12 noon help us bottle feed!
  • Animal Keeper Feedings:
  • 10:30: Watch the morning bottle feeding of our kid goats - in the Nursery
  • 11am: Emu's - Eugene and Brenda with their Baby Chicks Q & A
  • 2pm: Ring Tailed Lemur Keeper Feeding and Q & A
  • Education Station – Meet an animal star and learn fun facts from those who know them the best! Ms. Amy the Hedgehog, Tortoise, Spotted Gecko, Baby Alligator and more! This will take place with the Keeper inside a pen for safe distancing for all! Times to be announced each day. Check at the ticket booth.

Hand washing Stations: We have 3 hand washing stations with soap, paper towels and garbage pail.
Restrooms - Please remember to practice social distancing and wash hands for 20 seconds after use.
Gift Shop - Will be open with limited times.
People Food - Will be closed till further notice. Snacks and water available. Please note that, outside food cannot be brought into the zoo.

What will be closed due to COVID19?

Per state regulations, the following will be closed or unavailable during
Phase One of re-opening:
• All Rides (Carousel, Tea Cups and Pony Rides)
• Indoor Exhibit- Discovery Center
• Main Stage Show
• Our Florida animals, including the Giraffe will not be able to visit during this year.
Additional Phase One Guidelines
• No Outside Food - Guests cannot bring outside food into the zoo. Exceptions may be made for smaller items such as small snacks, a water bottle, formula and any childcare necessities, or food required for medical reasons. Coolers and full lunches cannot be brought into the zoo, however.
• No Coolers or Lunches - We reserve the right to inspect any bags brought into the zoo.
• Rentals are not available at this time – wagon & wheelchair rentals will unfortunately not be available when we first open. Guests are still welcome to bring their own strollers. We apologize for the inconvenience!

Health & Safety Guidelines

We are committed to keeping you healthy and safe, but we rely on you to protect yourself too.
If you are sick or believe you have been recently exposed to the virus, please do not visit until well. We recommend that visitors who are over 65 years old or with underlying health issues wait to visit during later phases.

Cover Your Mouth & Nose With a Face Mask

All visitors over the age of 2 must wear a face mask during their entire visit, excluding those unable to wear a face covering for medical reasons. We recommend that guests who are unable to wear a face mask wait until later phases to visit.

Practice Social Distancing

Please practice social distancing and maintain a distance of at least 6 feet from other visitor groups and zoo staff.

Wash your Hands often & Avoid Touching Your Face

Please wash or sanitize your hands frequently. When washing your hands, remember to wash using soap and warm water for at least 20 seconds. Try to avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.

Avoid Touching Surfaces

We are trying our best to keep surfaces in the zoo as sanitized as possible, but please try to avoid touching surfaces to reduce potential exposure and the spread of COVID-19. Remember to wash or sanitize your hands after touching anything other guests may have touched.


Friday, July 17th

Total per car $50.00 cash at the door. $25.00 per car for the movie plus $25.00 donation includes 2 free Admission Passes to visit the farm on July 8th or anytime after.
Port-o-potties will be available. Gates open at 8pm, movie begins at 8:45pm.
If you have a reservation and want to keep it you are good. Please email me at if you need to cancel.

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