Suffolk County Marathon and Freedom Fest


Join VFW Members from around the County as we support the 2017 Suffolk County Marathon and Freedom Fest.

Suffolk County Executive Steve Ballone, the Suffolk County Legislature, Catholic Health Services, the Village of Patchogue and the Greater Patchogue Chamber of Commerce are hosting the 2017 Marathon and Half Marathon to Support Our Veterans this Oct 29th, 2017. With 1.5 million people and 90,000 veterans residing in Suffolk County we are proud to host this event and hope you can join us in honoring our local heroes. Last year the event drew more than 5,000 people including 2,600 runners from 28 states and four countries. This year’s event begins and ends in the Village of Patchogue and will be followed by the Taste of Long Island Festival with all net registration proceeds going to support veterans services. To learn more please visit

The Taste of Long Island Festival is a showcase of the rich and diverse collection of food and beverage options available across Suffolk County. The event is organized by the Greater Patchogue Chamber of Commerce. The Taste of Long Island Festival is a wonderful opportunity for your business to reach new customers, build overall brand awareness, and drive repeat visitations to Suffolk County.

There is a $100 vendor fee for a 10’x10’ lease with additional adjacent vendor spaces available for lease. Food Trucks are charged a flat fee of $250. All net proceeds support veterans’ services. If you are interested in participating in the third annual Taste of Long Island Festival, click on the link below or contact David Kennedy at (631) 207-1000 or at We look forward to your participation!


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