File photo: Denise Civiletti

Alive on 25, downtown Riverhead’s popular summer street festival, will have its last hurrah for the 2018 season tonight beginning at 5 p.m.

The Riverhead BID will unveil its next downtown attraction today, an art and light show in Grangebel Park. Art will be on display in the park all day today from 9 a.m., with a light show from 7 to 10 p.m. “Reflections-Art in the Park” will continue Friday and Saturday and return to Grangebel Parl on Sept. 15 and Oct. 20.

The free Alive on 25 street festival will feature live music on eight stages along Main Street, where many downtown restaurants will be open late offering specials and outdoor dining. There will also be a variety of food trucks and vendors lining the streets, plus free games and activities for children.

Tonight’s Alive on 25 music line-up:

  • Butterfly Cody Experience @ Cliff’s Rendevous
  • Radio Riot @ Digger’s Ales n’ Eats
  • Paul Mahos & New Life Crisis @ One For The Road Event Services/Seaside Grill
  • Ogee Wawa @ Long Ireland Brewery
  • Mike Ryan & Friends @ Tweeds/Dark Horse Restaurant
  • Fast Five @ PeraBell Food Bar
  • The Jan Hanna Band @ Jamesport Farm Brewer
  • On the Arts Stage, located on the ground of East End Arts:
    • 5:30 Mick Hargreaves
    • 5:45 Chip Williford
    • 6:00 A Band in Ship
    • 6:45 Maggie Bloomfield
    • 7:00 Toby Tobias
    • 7:45 Steve Kramer
    • 8:00 Medicine Fish

Main Street will be closed to traffic between Griffing and Union avenues today beginning at about 3 p.m. Parking will prohibited on Main Street as of 2 p.m.

The National Weather Service forecast is calling for mostly sunny skies this afternoon with temperatures in the mid-80s and clear skies tonight.

See photos from past Alive on 25 festival here.

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Denise Civiletti
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