Beautiful weather and an extensive music lineup are expected to bring large crowds to the Huntington Lighthouse MusicFest Saturday on Huntington Harbor.
As an extra measure, the Huntington Lighthouse Preservation Society plans to celebrate the structure's 100th birthday during the festival.
Musical acts will play from 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the sixth annual festival.
The society, which runs the festival, said that last year, more than 7,000 people participated, arriving by "yacht, boat, kayak, canoe, inner-tube, or any other mode of water transportation they find to reach the lighthouse."
11:30 a.m.-noon Prospect Street
12:15 p.m.-1 p.m. King Wellington
1:15 p.m. – 2 p.m. Joe Rock and the Allstars
2:15 p.m. –3 p.m. Runnin’ Loose
3:15 p.m. - 4 p.m. Playback
4:15 p.m. -5 p.m. The Fuzz
5:15 p.m.- 6:15 p.m. Blacklight
6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Pamela Betti Band
Spurred by the that killed three children, the town plans increased safety measures. Three boats will patrol the area and another will based at the lighthouse throughout the show to respond to emergencies.
There is also a reduced speed limit of 5 mph within a one-mile radius of the lighthouse and a no-wake zone is in effect from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. in the same area.