Port Jefferson Village preps for 27th annual Dickens Festival

The 27th annual Dickens Festival draws in thousands of people and kicks off Saturday, Dec. 2, and runs until Sunday, Dec. 3.

News 12 Staff

Dec 1, 2023, 10:37 AM

Updated 197 days ago

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A holiday tradition is returning to Long Island this weekend as The Village of Port Jefferson transforms into the Charles Dickens Festival.
The festival is back for a 27th year.
The two-day event draws in thousands of people and kicks off Saturday, Dec. 2, and runs until Sunday, Dec. 3.
VIDEO: What to expect at the Dickens Festival
The streets of Port Jefferson will be lined with residents volunteering in Dickens-era costumes as Dickens-era characters and performing vignettes from the author’s prolific works.
Some of the activities at the event include concerts, skating, and horse and carriage rides. 


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