Grab a seat on the Polar Express trolley and meet Santa at the "North Pole." Photo by Jaime Sumersille
Grab a seat on the Polar Express trolley and meet Santa at the "North Pole." Photo by Jaime Sumersille

Thanksgiving Weekend Things to Do with Long Island Kids, 2019

This holiday weekend, work up an appetite for your Thanksgiving feast by participating in a family-friendly turkey trot on Thursday morning.  Drive through light shows at Jones Beach and in Riverhead.

Enjoy 10 trains running on 19 scale miles of track, three scale miles of underground subway system, a fully operational logging line at the TMB Model Train Open House all weekend long. The Samanea Mall in Westbury kicks off its 15-day Deck the Mall event this weekend. Meet the Sugar Plum Fairy at Heritage Farm & Garden in Muttontown.

See our Holiday Family Fun Guide for the best in seasonal entertainment, including our Christmas tree cutting guide, breakfast with Santa events, Hanukkah fun guideice skating rinks and plenty of FREE events and activities. As always, our Event Calendar and November GoList are loaded with fun, daily happenings for Long Island kids.


Cradle of Aviation Museum
Charles Lindbergh Blvd.
Garden City, NY 11530

Jones Beach
1000 Ocean Parkway
Wantagh, NY 11793

Long Island Sports Park
149 Edwards Ave.
Calverton, NY 11933

The Argyle Theatre at Babylon Village
34 West Main Street
Babylon, NY 11702

All-Star Bowling
96 Main Road
Riverhead, NY 11901

The Omni/Hampton Jitney
County Road 39A
Southampton, NY

NYCB Live's Nassau Coliseum
1255 Hempstead Turnpike
Uniondale, 11553

TMB Model Train Club
120 Schmitt Blvd Entrance at back of building - On Street Parking
Farmingdale, NY 11735

Montauk Circle
Village Green
Montauk, NY

St. Paul's School
285 Stewart Avenue
Garden City, NY 11530

Manorhaven Beach Park
Manorhaven Boulevard at Edgewood Road
Port Washington, NY 11050

Corey Beach Park
Middle Road and Barteau Avenue.
Blue Point, NY

Route 110 & Mill Damn Road
Huntington, NY

Nissequogue River State Park
799 Saint Johnland Road (formerly the Kings Park Psychiatric Center)
Kings Park, NY 11758

Mattituck High School
15125 Main Rd
Mattituck, NY 11952

The Mansion at Glen Cove
200 Dosoris Ln
Glen Cove, NY 11542

Bellmore Movies
Pettit Ave.
Bellmore, NY 11710

Children's Museum of the East End
376 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike
Bridgehampton, NY

Southold Historical Society
55200 Route 25
Southold, NY 11971

Milleridge Inn
585 North Broadway
Jericho, NY 11753

Northport Village Park
63 Bayview Ave
Northport, NY

Connetquot River State Park Preserve
Oakdale, NY 11769

Children's Museum of the East End
376 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Tpke.
Bridgehampton, NY 11932

Wantagh Preservation Society
1700 Wantagh Avenue
Wantagh, NY

Vanderbilt Museum
180 Little Neck Rd
Centerport, NY

View Restaurant
3 Consuelo Place
Oakdale, NY 11769

Fire Island Lighthouse
1 Burma Road at the end of the Robert Moses Causeway
Fire Island, NY 11702

South Fork Natural History Museum
377 Sag Harbor Bridgehampton Turnpike
Bridgehampton, NY 11932

Heritage Farm & Garden
6050 Northern Blvd
Muttontown, NY 11732

Garvies Point Museum and Preserve
50 Barry Drive
Glen Cove, NY 11542

BookHampton
41 Main Street
East Hampton, NY 11937

Montauk Lighthouse
2000 Montauk Highway
Montauk Point, NY 11954

Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Site
246 Old Walt Whitman Road
Huntington Station, NY 11746