Thousands of people visited the Grange property in Sayville today to take in all the fun at the Town of Islip’s 41st annual Apple Festival.

Children of all ages enjoyed the petting zoo, pony rides and a Family Fun Zone that included amusement rides and old fashioned games. The event also featured an apple culinary contest, an apple pie eating competition and a scarecrow-making contest.

By the time things kicked off at 10 a.m., a large crowd had already formed, many strolling along the rows of some 300 food, craft and art vendors. was at the Grange to capture all of the fun. Check out the 20 photos below, and be sure to click on boxes 2, 3 and 4 to see them all.