Summer is soon approaching and the Manhasset Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its 4th “Manhasset Al Fresco,” a series of four evenings out on the town for outdoor dining, shopping and live entertainment on Plandome Road. The event will allow for road closures for pedestrians and outdoor dining on Plandome Road and is scheduled to take place throughout the summer, beginning in June, alternating between South Plandome Road and North Plandome Road.  The kickoff night on Sunday, June 23rd will encompass businesses on South Plandome Road, with the following event featuring businesses on North Plandome Road.  

South Plandome Road will be closed to traffic from Park Avenue to Dennis Street/Northern Blvd on Sunday June 23rd from 3:30-7:30PM and Saturday Aug 10 from 6-10PM for an Al Fresco Movie Night Experience!  North Plandome Road will be closed to traffic from Hillside Avenue to Colonial Parkway on July 28 from 4:30-8:30PM and Sep 15 from 3:30-7:30PM.  To add to the festivities, there will be entertainment and appearances by local talent, in addition to the outdoor dining and shopping.   Some of the live entertainment includes A Taylor Swift Tribute, Hat Trixx, Tucker Woods, County Line Band and more.   Elite Automotive Repair and Supreme Auto will host the best car show in town for all the South Plandome Rd Manhasset Al Frescos.

Manhasset Chamber encourages all to come out to support this great community event and support our local businesses. The Manhasset community is invited to stroll on Plandome Road in a safe and festive atmosphere.  The Manhasset Chamber of Commerce will be providing photo opportunities, giveaways and raffles by Shop Manhasset.  

The first Manhasset Al Fresco event kicks-off on South Plandome Road, Sunday June 23rd from 3:30-7:30PM with performances by A Taylor Swift Tribute, Kerboom Kidz and Live Entertainment by Smokin' Rockets.  Elite Auto & Repair and Supreme Auto will once again host the best Car Show in town, you won’t want to miss it!   Outdoor dining options include Herb & Olive, Villa Milano, Buttercooky Bakery & Cafe, and For Five Coffee.  

The theme for this year's August Al Fresco movie night is "Teen Beach, on Saturday August 10th.  Join in on the fun and let's get Surf Crazy!  The September 15th event will take place on North Plandome Road, and will consist of Mixology Fashion Show you won't want to miss!North Plandome Outdoor Dining options include Gino's Pizzeria, Greens Irish Pub, Pita Station and Publicans.  

The overall idea of beautification is to keep Manhasset and Plandome Road looking good for both businesses and our residential community. While first impressions are very important, beautification means our total concern for the physical and human quality we pass on to our children and the future here in Manhasset. The Chamber is looking for additional sponsorships to ensure that beautification continues. With the generous donations the Chamber decorates Plandome Road with seasonal flower baskets for our residents, businesses and visitors to enjoy for all seasons, spring, summer, autumn and winter and the holiday season.  Visit www.manhassetchamber.com for sponsorship and donation opportunities for both campaigns.  Sponsorships for Hanging Baskets $150, Planters $300 and Beautification $50 include name recognition on Manhasset Chamber website. 

Manhasset Al Fresco is sponsored in part by the Town of North Hempstead’s Lift Up Local initiative to support local businesses following the coronavirus.  The Chamber is proud to bring it back again this Summer, with the assistance of Shop Manhasset’s Antonietta Manzi, and Co-President of the Chamber.  

Thanks to our generous sponsors, the Chamber is able to fund this event and make this year better than last!  This event helps bring up the community’s spirit as well as drive business to our local shops to lift up local.  

The event is hosted by The Manhasset Chamber of Commerce, who’s mission is to enhance the economic vitality and quality of life of our community and to promote the general welfare and prosperity of its member businesses.  Manhasset Al Fresco was also made possible with the cooperation of the Council of Greater Manhasset Civic Association, Nassau County Police District, and the Manhasset-Lakeville Fire Department.

Any local business that would like to participate in the event may contact Antonietta Manzi at ShopManhasset@gmail.com or fill out the Participation Form here.

Visit https://www.shopmanhasset.com/manhasset-al-fresco for full event details and follow @manhassetchamber and @shopmanhasset. 

The Manhasset Chamber is recognized for hosting Manhasset Al Fresco 2021

The Chamber received an award from the Town of North Hempstead for bringing the community together while helping local businesses through the Manhasset Al Fresco event as part of it’s “Lift Up Local” campaign. The award was graciously accepted by Chamber Co-Presidents Matthew Donno and Bill Hannan, and Chamber Board Member and co-organizer of the event Antonietta Manzi (Shop Manhasset).