Holiday Events

White Christmas – The Musical

Nov. 10-Dec. 30

Location: Smithtown Center for the Performing Arts

Time: Fridays and Saturdays – 8 P.M., Sundays – 2 P.M.

Price: $25 - $38

More Information: http://www.smithtownpac.org/theatre-schedule/mainstage-18-19/white-christmas/

 

A Christmas Carol

Nov. 17 – Dec. 29

Location: Theatre Three, 412 Main Street, Port Jefferson

Time: 7 P.M. Thursdays and Fridays, except Dec. 27 and 28 (3 P.M. and 7 P.M.); 3 P.M. and 7 P.M. Saturdays and Sundays (except Nov. 17 and 24 at 7 P.M. and Nov. 28 and 25 and Dec. 23 at 3 P.M.); 2 P.M. Dec 5 and 3 P.M. Dec. 24

Price: $35 adults, $28 seniors/students, $20 children 5-12

More Information: https://theatrethree.com/christmas_carol-2018.html/

 

‘Twas The Night Before Christmas

Nov. 17-Dec. 30

Location: Smithtown Center for the Performing Arts

Time: Saturdays – 2 P.M., Sundays – 11AM

Price: $15

More Information: http://www.smithtownpac.org/theatre-schedule/childrens-theater/twas-night-christmas/

 

Forest Lane Lights

Nov. 22 - Dec. 26

Location: 5 Forest Lane, Coram, NY

Time: Sunday-Thurdsay after 5 P.M. to 10 P.M.; Friday & Saturday 5 P.M.-11 P.M.; Dec. 15 - Santa night from 6 P.M. to 9 P.M.

Price: Free - donations are accepted for breast cancer research

More Information: https://www.facebook.com/forestlanelightsny

 

Riverhead Holiday Light Show

Nov. 23-25, 29-30, Dec. 1-2, 6-9, 13-6, 20-30

Location: Long Island Sports Park, Calverton

Time: Mondays, Thursdays and Sundays - 5 P.M.-9 P.M.; Fridays and Saturdays – 5 P.M. – 11 P.M. 

Price: $25/car, $23 in advance

More Information: http://www.riverheadlightshow.com/

 

Magic Polar Express Ride

Nov. 23 - Dec. 23

Location: Riverhead or Southampton

Time: Monday-Friday - 8 A.M. to 4 P.M.; Weekends - 10 A.M. to 2 P.M.

Price: $55

More Information: https://www.northforktrolley.com/PolarExpress.php

 

Barnaby Saves Christmas 

Nov. 23-24, Dec. 1, 8, 15, 22, 24, 27-29

Location: Theatre Three, 412 Main Street, Port Jefferson

Time: 11 A.M.

Price: $10

More Information: https://theatrethree.com/child_theatre.html

 

Girl Scouts' Holiday Light Show

Nov. 29 to Dec. 30 (closed Dec. 24 & 25)

Location: Smith Point County Park, Shirley

Time: Monday to Thursday - 5 P.M.-9 P.M.; Friday to Sunday - 5 P.M. to 10 P.M.; week of Dec. 21-23 - 5 P.M.-11 P.M.

Price: $20/car; $40/van; $70/bus

More Information: http://www.gssc.us/content/gssc/en/event/holidaylightshow.html

 

St. James Model Railroad Club Holiday Train Display

Nov. 30-Dec. 2

Location: Mills Pond House, St. James

Time: Nov. 30 - 6 P.M. to 9 P.M.; Dec. 1 & 2 - 11 A.M. to 5 P.M.

Price: $2/adults; 50 cents/kids (donation)

More Information: https://stjamesmodelrailroadclub.weebly.com/news.html

 

7th Annual Wooden Wonderland

Dec. 1

Location: Suffolk Historical Society, 300 West Main St., Riverhead

Time: 10 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.

Price: Free

More Information: http://suffolkcountyhistoricalsociety.org/events.html

 

Groundworks Landscaping Holiday Open House

Dec. 1-2

Location: 530 Montauk Highway, East Hampton

Time: Santa and friends visit from 12 P.M.-3:30 P.M.

More Information: http://www.groundworkslandscaping.com/community-events-and-venue/

 

Town of Brookhaven Holiday Light Spectacular

Dec. 1-16

Location: Holtsville Ecology Site, 249 Buckley Road, Holtsville

Time: Fridays/Saturdays - 5 P.M.-9 P.M.; Sundays - 5 P.M.-8 P.M. 

Price: $6 per person

More Information: https://www.brookhavenny.gov/864/Holiday-Light-Spectacular

 

Railroad Museum of Long Island's Holiday Open Houses

Dec. 1 & 2

Location: 440 4th St., Greenport

Time: 11:30 A.M. to 3 P.M.*

Price: Free

Dec. 8 & 9

Location: 416 Griffing Ave., Riverhead

Time: 11:30 A.M. to 3 P.M.*

Price: Free

*Santa arrives at noon

More Information: https://www.facebook.com/pg/railroadmuseumofli/events/?ref=page_internal

 

Charles Dickens Festival

Dec. 1 & 2

Location: Village of Port Jefferson

Time: Event times vary

Price: n/a

More Information: http://portjeff.com/dickens/

 

Live Drive Through Nativity

Dec. 1 & 2; Dec. 7 & 8

Location: Stony Brook Christian Assembly, 400 Nicholls Road, East Setauket

Time: 6 P.M. to 9 P.M.

Price: Free

More Information: https://stonybrookchristian.com/

 

My Christmas Elf – The Musical

Dec. 1, Dec. 8, Dec. 15, Dec. 22 and Dec. 26

Location: The Noel S. Ruiz Theatre at CM Performing Arts Center, 931 Montauk Highway in Oakdale

Time: 11:00 A.M, Dec. 26 – 2:00 P.M.

Price: $15

More Information: http://www.cmpac.com/event/de4848cc3d703d78f777c0be0ae58ade

 

Holiday Festival in Stony Brook Village

Dec. 2

Location: Stony Brook Village Center, 111 Main St., Stony Brook

Time: 11 A.M. to 6 P.M.

Price: Free

More Information: http://www.stonybrookvillage.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/Holiday-Festival-2018.pdf

 

Duke Ellington’s The Nutcracker

Dec. 6

Location: The Jazz Loft, 275 Christian Avenue in Stony Brook

Time: 7:30 P.M. – 9:30 P.M.

Price: $30 adult, $25 senior, $20 student

More Information: https://www.thejazzloft.org/

 

Moriches’ 2018 Tree Lighting Ceremony

Dec. 7

Location: Center Square Shopping Center, 552 Montauk Highway in Center Moriches

Time: 7:00 P.M.

Price: Free

More Information: https://moricheschamber.org/event/tree-lighting-ceremony-2018/?instance_id=16

 

Orient Beach State Park’s 32nd Annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony

Dec. 7

Location: Orient Beach State Park, 40000 Main Road in Orient

Time: 6:30 P.M.

Price: Free

More Information: https://parks.ny.gov/events/event.aspx?e=106-22138.0

 

Nutcracker Ballet

Dec. 7 - 9

Location: Guild Hall of East Hampton, 158 Main St., East Hampton

Time: Dec. 7 - 7 P.M.; Dec. 8 - 1 P.M. & 7 P.M.; Dec. 9 - 2 P.M.

Price: $20-$50

More Information: http://www.hamptonballettheatreschool.com/

 

Hearthside Cheer Ugly Sweater Party

Dec. 8

Location Rogers Mansion, 17 Meeting House Lane in Southampton

Time: 5:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.

Price: $50 Advance, $60 Day Of; Ages 21 To 35, $35/$45

More Information: https://www.southamptonhistory.org/hearthside

 

Shelter Island’s Island Wide Stroll Drive

Dec. 8

Location: Throughout Shelter Island

Time: All Day

Price: Free

More Information: https://www.shelterislandchamber.org/islandwidestroll/

 

Lunch with Santa at Madison Steak House

Dec. 8

Location: Madison Steak House, 670 Motor Parkway in Hauppauge

Time: 12:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.

Price: $35 per person, children under 10 half off. Cash only

More Information: https://www.madisonsteakhouse.net/ 

 

Dutch Christmas

Dec. 8

Location: The LI Maritime Museum, 88 West Ave., West Sayville

Time: 4 P.M. to 7 P.M.

Price: $5 (reservations required)

More Information: https://www.limaritime.org/tis-the-season.html

 

Holiday Vendor Fair and Saver’s Fundraiser

Dec. 8

Location: Patchogue-Medford High School, 181 Buffalo Avenue in Medford

Time: 12:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M.

Price: Free

More Information: https://www.facebook.com/events/710732782637396/

 

Webb House Holiday Party

Dec. 8

Location: Oysterponds Historical Society, 1555 Village Lane in Orient

Time: 5:30 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.

Price: $50 Individual, $75 Friend, $200 Patron (includes 2 tickets), $500 Benefactor (includes 2 tickets)

More Information: http://oysterpondshistoricalsociety.org/event/webb-house-holiday-party/

 

Oysterponds Historical Society’s 2018 Holiday House Tour

Dec. 8

Location: Oysterponds Historical Society, 1555 Village Lane in Orient

Time: 12:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.

Price: n/a

More Information: http://oysterpondshistoricalsociety.org/event/holiday-house-tour/

 

‘Tis the Season 2018 at Long Island Maritime Museum

Dec. 8

Location: Long Island Maritime Museum, 88 West Avenue in West Sayville

Time: 4:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M.

Price: $5 per person

More Information: https://www.limaritime.org/tis-the-season.html

 

Victorian Christmas Celebration at the Hawkins House

Dec. 8-9

Location: 111 Yaphank Ave., Yaphank

Time: 12 P.M.-5 P.M.

Price: $15 for adults; $8 for children (reservations required)

More Information: http://www.yaphankhistorical.org/

 

Horse and Buggy Rides

Dec. 8, Dec. 15 and Dec. 22

Location: Southampton Village Hall, 23 Main Street in Southampton

Time: 12:30 P.M. – 3:30 P.M.

Price: Free

More Information: https://southamptonchamber.com/

 

7th Annual Stuff the Sleigh 5K Run/Walk

Dec. 9

Location: Cutchogue Fire Department, 260 New Suffolk Road in Cutchogue

Time: 10:00 A.M.

Price: n/a

More Information: http://www.stuffthesleigh5k.com/index.html

 

Winter Sings

Dec. 9

Location: Oysterponds Historical Society, 1555 Village Lane in Orient

Time: 3:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.

Price: Free

More Information: http://oysterpondshistoricalsociety.org/event/winter-sings/

 

Desmond’s Brunch with Santa

Dec. 9

Location: Desmond’s Restaurant and Pub at East Wind, 5720 Route 25A in Wading River

Time: 10:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.

Price: $39.95

More Information: https://eastwindlongisland.com/event/brunch-with-santa-at-desmonds/2018-12-09/

 

Three Village Electric Parade

Dec. 9

Location: Starts at Emma Clark Library/Setauket School, 1134 Main St. in E. Setauket, proceeds down Main Street to the Brookhaven Kiwanis Park

Time: 5 P.M. to 8 P.M.

Price: n/a

More Information: https://www.facebook.com/3villageelectricparade/

 

A Big-Little Holiday Cocktail Party at LI Aquarium

Dec. 12

Location: LI Aquarium, 431 East Main Street in Riverhead

Time: 6:30 P.M. – 9:30 P.M.

Price: $75

More Information: https://www.helpingmakesuhappy.org/

 

Santa Claus: The True Story of the Jolly Old Elf

Dec. 12

Location: Rogers Memorial Library, 91 Coopers Farm Road in Southampton

Time: 12:00 P.M.

Price: Free

More Information: https://www.myrml.org/

 

Big Little Holiday Party

Dec. 14

Location: East Wind Long Island, 5720 Route 25A in Wading River

Time: 7:00 P.M. – 11:15 P.M.

Price: $69.95

More Information: https://eastwindlongisland.com/event/big-little-holiday-party/

 

Selden Craft and Gift Extravaganza

Dec. 15, Dec. 22 and Dec. 23

Location: Newfield High School, 145 Marshall Drive in Selden

Time: 10:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.

Price: Free

More Information: https://www.depasmarket.com/

 

Decorate a Holiday Tree for the Birds: A SoFo Family Workshop

Dec. 15

Location: South Fork Natural History Museum and Nature Center

Time: 1:00 P.M.

Price: Free for members, non-members are $15 for adults, $10 for children ages 3-12 and free for children 2 and under

More Information: https://sofo.org/event/annual-decorate-a-holiday-tree-for-the-birds-a-sofo-family-workshop/?instance_id=1137

 

Ugly Christmas Sweater Party with Hello Brooklyn

Dec. 15

Location: The Stephen Talkhouse, 161 Main Street in Amagansett

Time: 10:00 P.M.

Price: $10

More Information: http://stephentalkhouse.com/event.cfm?id=275532&cart

 

Holiday Princess Tea Party

Dec. 15

Location: Ballet Long Island, 1863 Pond Road in Ronkonkoma

Time: 1:00 P.M.; and 3 P.M.

Price: $19

More Information: https://theballetcenter.org/princess-tea-party.html

 

Holiday Wreath at Caleb Smith State Park Preserve

Dec. 15

Location: Caleb Smith State Park Preserve, West Jericho Turnpike in Smithtown

Time: 9:30 A.M. to 11:30 A.M. and 1:30 P.M. to 3:30 P.M.

Price: n/a

More Information: https://parks.ny.gov/events/event.aspx?e=9-23596.0

 

Santa Brunch at Long Island Aquarium

Dec. 16

Location: Long Island Aquarium & Exhibition Center, 431 East Main Street, Riverhead

Time: 10 A.M., noon, 2 P.M.

Price: $54.95 adults, $26.95 children 3-12, free children 2 and younger; reservations required

More Information: http://www.longislandaquarium.com/

 

Brunch with Santa at the Watermill

Dec. 16

Location: Watermill Caterers, 711 Smithtown Bypass in Smithtown

Time: 10:45 A.M., 11:30 A.M., 12:30 P.M., 1:30 P.M. and 2:00 P.M.

Price: $45 adults, $25 children

More Information: https://www.watermillcaterers.com/events/smithtown/brunch-with-santa-4-2905454

 

The Stephen Talkhouse’s 2018 Christmas Party

Dec. 19

Location: The Stephen Talkhouse, 161 Main Street in Amagansett

Time: 6:00 P.M.

Price: Donate an unwrapped new toy, clothing, jacket, etc. for local families of children in need

More Information: http://stephentalkhouse.com/event.cfm?id=289318&cart

 

Seiskaya Ballet Nutcracker Performances

Dec. 20 - Dec. 23

Location: Staller Center for the Arts

Time: Thursday/Friday - 7 P.M.; Saturday - 2 P.M. & 7 P.M.; Sunday - 1 P.M. & 6 P.M.

Price: Adults - $40; Children - $34

More Information: https://calendar.stonybrook.edu/site/staller-center/event/the-nutcracker-2018---seiskaya-ballet/

 

Holiday Karaoke Party

Dec. 21

Location: Buoy One Westhampton, 62 Montauk Highway in Westhampton

Time: 9:00 P.M. – 12:00 A.M.

Price: n/a

More Information: http://www.buoyone.com/events-calendar.html

 

Matt Wilson’s Christmas Tree-O

Dec. 21

Location: The Jazz Loft, 275 Christian Avenue in Stony Brook

Time: 7:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M.

Price: $25 adults, $20 seniors, $15 students

More Information: https://www.thejazzloft.org/calendar

 

The Last-Minute Holiday Bazaar

Dec. 22

Location: Guild Hall of East Hampton, 158 Main Street in East Hampton

Time: 10:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.

Price: Free

More Information: https://www.guildhall.org/events/the-last-minute-holiday-bazaar/

 

Ugly Sweater Party

Dec. 22

Location: Po’Boy Brewery, 200 Wilson Street in Port Jeff Station

Time: 4:00 P.M. – 11:00 P.M.

Price: Free

More Information: http://www.poboybrewery.com/events.html


Interplay Jazz Orchestra Family Christmas Show

Dec. 22

Location: The Jazz Loft, 275 Christian Avenue in Stony Brook

Time: 2:00 P.M. – 4:30 P.M.

Price: $20 adults, $15 seniors, $10 students

More Information: https://www.thejazzloft.org/calendar

 

Holiday Vacation Art Workshops

Dec. 26, Dec. 27 and Dec. 29

Location: Parrish Art Museum, 279 Montauk Highway in Water Mill

Time: 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. children ages 5-6, 1:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M. children ages 7 and older

Price: $40 non-members per session, $30 members per session

More Information: https://parrishart.org/programs?page=1

 

The Nutcracker

Dec. 27 – Dec. 28

Location: The Noel S. Ruiz Theater, 931 Montauk Highway in Oakdale

Time: Dec. 27 and Dec. 28 - 3:00 P.M. – 5:00 P.M.; Dec. 28 – 7:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M.

Price: $40

More Information: https://theballetcenter.org/the-nutcracker.html

 

Rogers Mansion by Candlelight

Dec. 29

Location: Rogers Mansion, 17 Meeting House Lane in Southampton

Time: 4:00 P.M. – 5:30 P.M.

Price: $10 For Adults, Free for Members & Children 17 & Under

More Information: https://www.southamptonhistory.org/

 

The Clubhouse – Inaugural New Year’s Eve Soiree

Dec. 31

Location: The Clubhouse, 174 Daniel’s Hole Road in East Hampton

Time: 9:00 P.M.

Price: $65 at door, $50 in advance

More Information: https://www.ehitclubhouse.com/newyearseve

 

Fishes and Wishes – New Year’s Eve Party

Dec. 31

Location: Long Island Aquarium, 431 East Main Street in Riverhead

Time: 6:30 P.M. – 11:00 P.M.

Price: Children 2 & Under: Free Children 3-12; $60 (members: $55) Adults: $99 (members: $89)

More Information: https://www.longislandaquarium.com/event/fishes-wishes-new-years-eve/

 

New Year’s Eve with The Nancy Atlas Project

Dec. 31

Location: The Stephen Talkhouse, 161 Main Street in Amagansett

Time: 10:00 P.M.

Price: $30

More Information: http://stephentalkhouse.com/event.cfm?id=288603&cart

 

New Year’s Eve with O El Amor and Drop Dead Sexy

Dec. 31

Location: 89 North Music Venue, 89 North Ocean Avenue in Patchogue

Time: 8:30 P.M.

Price: $39 General Admission, $69 Reserved Seating

More Information: http://89northmusic.com/days/d-12-31-2018/

 

New Year’s Eve Gala

Dec. 31

Location: East Wind Long Island, 5720 Route 25A in Wading River

Time: 8:00 P.M. – 1:00 A.M.

Price: $125

More Information: https://eastwindlongisland.com/event/new-years-eve-gala-in-the-grand-ballroom/

 

New Year’s Eve Gala at The Noel S. Ruiz Theatre

Dec. 31

Location: The Noel S. Ruiz Theatre at CM Performing Arts Center, 931 Montauk Highway in Oakdale

Time: 8:00 P.M.

Price: $75 or $65 for Inner Circle members

More Information: http://www.cmpac.com/event/f2cac50a61cb8c43554ceb07451e4b9a

 

Lords of Laughs – New Year’s Eve Comedy Show

Dec. 31

Location: Smithtown Center for the Performing Arts, 2 East Main Street in Smithtown

Time: 8:30 P.M.

Price: $95

More Information: http://www.smithtownpac.org/theatre-schedule/special-events/new-years-eve/

 

Jazz Loft New Year’s Spectacular

Dec. 31

Location: The Jazz Loft, 275 Christian Avenue in Stony Brook

Time: 8:30 P.M. – 12:30 A.M.

Price: $165

More Information: https://www.thejazzloft.org/calendar

 

1st Day Hike New Years Day Seal Walk

Jan. 1

Location: Montauk Point State Park, 2000 Montauk Highway in Montauk

Time: 10:30 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.

Price: n/a

More Information: https://parks.ny.gov/events/event.aspx?e=61-23613.0

 

New Year’s Day Beach to Breach Hike

Jan. 1

Location: Wilderness Visitor Center, 1 William Floyd Parkway in Shirley

Time: 10:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M.

Price: Free

More Information: email FIIS_Information@nps.gov

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