29 Free Holiday and Christmas Events on Long Island

Thrill to the Three Village Electric Light Parade this month. Photo courtesy of the event
Thrill to the Three Village Electric Light Parade this month. Photo courtesy of the event

Looking for FREE Christmas events on Long Island? Read on for tons of great options.

Keep your wallet tucked away at these FREE holiday and Christmas events across Long Island.

From Christmas tree and menorah lighting ceremonies to visits with Santa and holiday light displays, we’ve put together a list of FREE things to do at Christmas and the holidays with your kids. These events will keep your family entertained and leave you able to afford those last-minute gifts.

Find all our top picks for holiday fun in our Long Island Christmas Guide. And check out our constantly updated Family Activity Calendar for even more fun things to do.

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Places featured in this article:


West Beech Street

Fire Place Park

Miller Place – Mount Sinai Historical Society

Suffolk Y Jewish Community Center

Chabad Center for Jewish Life

Brookwood Hall Park

Town of Babylon History Museum
Port Jefferson Village Ice Festival
Port Jefferson Village - 11:00 AM Pick
The House that Jack Built at Theatre Three
Theatre Three - 11:00 AM Pick
Lunar New Year Family Festival at LICM
Long Island Children's Museum - 12:00 PM Pick
Winter Wonders at Jones Beach Energy & Nature Center
Jones Beach Energy & Nature Center - 1:30 PM Pick
Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! The Musical! - LICM Premiere
Long Island Children's Museum - 1:00 PM Pick
Neighborhood Guides
Activity Guides