Bird's eye view of the Alive on 25 event early in the evening on July 28, 2016.
File photo: Joseph Oliver

The final Alive on 25 street festival of the summer takes place tomorrow along Main Street in Riverhead. Live music, dancing in the streets, lots of food served by downtown Riverhead’s restaurants, local craft beer and wine, artists, street vendors and a classic car show. What better way to spend the last Thursday in August?

The popular, family-friendly festival is sponsored by the Riverhead Business Improvement District. It starts at 5:30 p.m. and winds up at around 9:30.


Music this week:
Oogee Wawa – Hosted by: Long Ireland Beer Company
FlipSwitch – Hosted by: PeraBell Food Bar Riverhead
3DEE – Hosted by: Vines & Hops
BUTTERED SOUL – Hosted by Sonoma Grill East/ Seaside Grill Jerry and The Mermaid Cliff’s Rendezvous
DJ YANKEE & RHYTHM & BLUES EXPRESS – Sponsored by: Joe’s Garage & Grill
Dub Steady – Hosted by: Digger’s Ales N’ Eats Crooked Ladder Brewing Company
MIKE RYAN and FRIENDS  – Hosted by: Tweeds
Boomshot – Sponsored by: Moustache Brewing Co.
DJ RJDynasty at the Classic Car Show on McDermott

Heads up: Main Street will be closed to traffic tomorrow from 3 to 11 p.m. between Griffing and McDermott avenues.

Below are photos from this summer’s first Alive on 25 street festival July 14:

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