'Tis the Season 2015 Events

There is plenty to do across Long Island

There is plenty to do across Long Island for the holiday season.

Looking for something fun to do this holiday season? Be it a tree lighting or a leg lamp lighting, we've got you covered.These are just a few of the many events throughout Long Island.

Please note that dates and times could change.

Nov. 20 - Jan. 3
Holiday Lights Spectacular at Jones Beach
Times: vary - dusk to 10pm
Call or check ahead for schedule.
Price: Weekdays (Mon – Thurs): $20.00 – Cars; Weekends (Fri – Sun): $25.00 – Cars
Address: Jones Beach State Park

Nov. 27-29
26th Annual Long Island Festival of Trees
Address: Cradle of Aviation
              Charles Lindbergh Blvd.
              Garden City, NY 11530
Time: Friday and Saturday: 10am to 6pm; Sunday: 10 am to 5pm.
Price: $15 per adult ($10 for members); $10 per child (2-12) ($6 for members)
Phone: (516) 572-4111

Nov. 27
Huntington Parade of Lights
Address: Harbor Boating Club to Huntington Yacht Club
              Huntington, NY
Time: 6pm
Price: Free to watch; fee to sail a boat

Nov. 28:
Lighting the Montauk Lighthouse
Address: Montauk Lighthouse
              2000 Montauk Highway
              Montauk, NY 11954
Time: 4:30pm to 7pm
Rain Date: Dec. 5
Price: Free

Nov. 28:
Northport Leg Lighting
Address: Northport Hardware Store
              90 Main St.
              Northport, NY
Time: 7pm
Price: Free

Nov. 28:
Patchogue Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting
Address: Main Street/Capital One Plaza
              Patchogue, NY
Time: 6 p.m.
Price: Free

Nov. 28:
Fire Island Lighthouse Tree Trimming
Address: Fire Island Lighthouse
Time: 10am-3pm
Price: Free

Nov. 29
Holiday Spectacular
Address: Twin Rinks at Eisenhower Park
              East Meadow, NY
Time: 2pm & 6pm
Price: Free; tickets required.
Phone: (516) 572-0200

Nov. 29:
Art from the Heart
Address: Levittown Hall
              201 Levittown Pkwy.
              Hicksville, NY 11801
Time: 12pm-4pm
Phone: (516) 933-6400

Nov. 29:
Patchogue Holiday Concert and Community Sing-Along
Address: Patchogue Theater for the Performing Arts    
              71 East Main St.
              Patchogue, NY 11772 
Time: 3pm
Price: $9 - $25
Phone: (631) 207-1313

Dec. 2
Big Duck Lighting
Address: Big Duck
              Route 24
              Flanders, NY
Time: 7pm
Price: Free

Dec. 4-6
Dickens Festival
Address: Port Jefferson Village
              Port Jefferson, NY
Time: Events kickoff at 9am each day
Price: Most free
Other: New Light Show from Dec. 5-20 at 6pm

Dec. 4-6:
St. James Model Railroad Train Display
Address: Mills Pond House
              660 Route 25A
              St. James, NY
Time: Dec. 4 - 6pm-9pm; Dec. 5-6 - 11am-5pm
Price: Donation - Adults $2; Children 50 cents

Dec. 4:
Bellmore Tree Lighting
Address: 2700 Pettit Ave.
              North Bellmore, 11710 
Time: 6pm
Price: Free

Dec. 5:
Islip Tree Lighting and Parade
Address: Islip Town Hall
              655 Main St.
              Islip, NY 11751
Time: 5pm
Price: Free
Phone: (631) 224-5430

Dec. 5:
Milleridge Inn Tree Lighting
Address: Milleridge Inn
              585 North Broadway
              Jericho, NY
Time: 7pm
Price: Free

Dec. 5: 
Amityville House Tour & Tree Lighting
Address: St. Mary's Church/Gazebo in heart of Village
Time: Tour - 11am-3pm; Tree lighting - 5pm
Price: Tour - $20; Tree lighting - free

Dec. 5: 
Deck the Hall Breakfast with Santa
Address: Howitt Middle School
              70 Van Cott Ave.
              Farmingdale, NY
Time: 9am and 11am
Price: $10 (may vary)

Dec. 5: 
Gingerbread and Chocolate House Competition
Address: The Chocolate Duck
              310 Main St.
              Farmingdale, NY
Time: 12pm-5pm
Price: Adult - $25; Youth - $5
Phone: (516) 249-0887

Dec. 5:
Sagamore Hill Holiday Event
Address: Sagamore Hill
              20 Sagamore Hill Road
              Oyster Bay, NY 11771 
Time: 11am-4pm
Price: Free

Dec. 6:
Pet Pictures with Santa
Address: Hotel Indigo East End
              1830 W. Main St.
              Riverhead, NY 11901 
Time: 12pm-3pm
Price: $10 minimum donation per photo for Kent Animal Shelter

Dec. 6:
Hands on Hanukkah
Address: Smithaven Mall
               Lake Grove, NY11755
Time: 1pm
Price: Free

Dec. 6:
Home Depot Menorah Workshop
Address: Check local Home Depot Shops
Time: 9am-12pm
Price: Free

Dec. 6:
Long Beach Menorah Lighting
Address: Kennedy Plaza
              1 West Chester St.
              Long Beach, NY11561 
Time: 5pm
Price: Free

Dec. 6:
Nesconset Menorah and Tree Lighting
Address: Gazebo Across from Nesconset Plaza
               Nesconset, NY 11767
Time: 1pm
Price: Free

Dec. 6: 
Kings Park Menorah Lighting
Address: Kings Park Public Library
               1 Church St.
               Kings Park, NY 11754

Time: 11am-4pm
Price: Free

Dec. 6:
Whaling Museum Menorah Workshop
Address: The Whaling Museum & Education Center of Cold Spring Harbor
               279 Main St.
              Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724 
Time: 1pm - 2pm
Ages: 5-12
Price: $10 Child; $8 Siblings (includes admission; adults regular admission). Members $5 Child, adults free.

Dec. 7:
Islip Menorah Lighting
Address: Islip Town Hall
               655 Main St.
               Islip, NY11751 
Time: 5pm
Price: Free

Dec. 7: 
Manetto Hill Jewish Center Menorah Lighting
Address: Manetto Hill Jewish Center
               244 Manetto Hill Road
               Plainview, NY 11804 
Time: 5:45pm-7:45pm
Price: Free

Dec. 7 - Dec.14:
St. James Menorah Lighting
Address: Deepwells
               2 Taylor Lane
              St. James, NY 11780 
Time: 5pm (4pm on Friday)
Price: Free

Dec. 7 - Dec. 14:
The Chanukah Experience
Address: 961 Broadway
               Woodmere, NY
Time: 2:30pm - 6pm
Price: $10 per person all-inclusive or $5 per person excludes: crafts, candle making, face painting & clay bar. ($2 tickets will be sold separately)

Dec. 7:
Menorah Car Parade and Lighting
Address: Chabad Center for Jewish Life
               2174 Hewlett Ave.
              Merrick, NY 11566
Time: 5:30pm
Price: Free

Dec. 11 - Dec. 23
Girl Scouts Holiday Light Show
Address: Camp Edey
              1500 Lakeview Ave.
               Bayport, NY 11705 
Time: 5pm - 9pm
Price: $20 a car ($3 service fee)

Dec. 11:
Freeport Boat Parade
Address: Woodcleft Canal Nautical Mile
               Freeport, NY 11520
Time: 8pm
Price: Free
Phone: (516) 223-8840

Dec. 11 - Dec. 13:
Nutcracker Ballet
Address: Islip Town Hall West
               401 Main St.
               Islip, NY11751 
Time: 12/11 - 7pm; 12/12 - 1pm, 3pm, 7pm; 12/13 - 1pm, 3pm
Price: From $25

Dec. 12:
Oyster Bay Tree Lighting
Address: Audrey Ave. & Shore Road
               Oyster Bay, NY 11771 
Time: 3pm
Price: Free

Dec. 12 - Dec. 13:
CRACKED - The Ballet
Address: 999 Herricks Road
              New Hyde Park, NY11040 
Time: 12/12 - 2pm & 7pm; 12/13 - 2pm & 7pm
Price: From $25

Dec. 13:
Klezmatics Present - Happy Joyous Hanukkah
Address: The Landmark on Main Street
               232 Main St.
               Port Washington, NY 11050 
Time: 7pm
Price: From $32

Dec. 17-20:
Candlelight Evenings at Old Bethpage Village Restoration
Address: Old Bethpage Village Restoration
               1303 Round Swamp Road
               Old Bethpage, NY 
Time: 530pm - 9pm
Price: Adults $10; Kids & Seniors - $7; Children under 5 - Free


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