Nassau Community College to Host the First Ever
Muslim Lights Fest on Long Island March 22 and 23

 March 18, 2024, Garden City, NY – In celebration of Ramadan, Nassau Community College will be the site of Long Island’s first ever Muslim Lights Fest on March 22 and 23 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.  The Muslim Lights Fest is an annual celebration held to illuminate the spirit of diversity and unity within the Muslim community. Officially called Halal Guide Suhoor Fest 2024, the event will include decorations, a market and multiple halal vendors.

Among the features of the Muslim Lights Fest will be a display of lanterns, intricate textiles and pottery showcasing the artistry within the Muslim community, and an array of Middle Eastern and Asian treats. The fest is a celebration of the shared human experience.

Tickets are required for this event. For more information visit

About Nassau Community College

Nassau Community College, a campus of the State University of New York, provides a comprehensive public college experience designed to transform lives through higher education. Serving 17,000 full-time, part-time and continuing education students, NCC offers more than 80 programs that lead to an associate’s degree or certificate. Through on-campus and online offerings, the College educates local and international students, and boasts 168,000 alumni. Situated on 225 acres in Garden City, Long Island, the college grounds reside in historic Nassau County, one of the most desirable locations to live in the United States and an epicenter for business and careers. Since 1959, NCC has earned a nationwide reputation for academic excellence, affordability, and ease of transferability to four-year schools. 

Media Contact:  Gail Mattimore | | (516) 572-9634

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