Best Holiday Lights Drive-Thrus and Christmas Lights Shows on Long Island

Winter Lantern Festival's drive-thru experience is happening at the Nassau County Museum of Art. Photo courtesy of the festival
Winter Lantern Festival's drive-thru experience is happening at the Nassau County Museum of Art. Photo courtesy of the festival

Looking for the best Christmas light displays on Long Island? Check out our roundup of festive drive- and walk-through installations. 

For a touch of holiday magic on Long Island, it's hard to beat the glow of a spectacular holiday light show or drive-thru Christmas display.

We've rounded up several of our favorite holiday light shows and drive-thru Christmas lights displays on Long Island and another few immersive, walk-through winter wonderlands you won't want to miss.

Find all our top picks for holiday fun–including Long Island's best Christmas activities–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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Brookwood Hall Park

Smithhaven Mall

Huntington Harbor

Inlet Seafood Restaurant

West Beech Street
Tiny Tots Heart 2 Heart at Connetquot River State Park Preserve
Connetquot River State Park Preserve - 10:30 AM Pick
Sensory Hour at the Shelter Island Public Library
Shelter Island Public Library - 10:30 AM Pick
POP Tots at LICM
Long Island Children's Museum - 11:30 AM Pick
Tiny Tots at Jones Beach Energy & Nature Center
Jones Beach Energy & Nature Center - 11:00 AM Pick
Valentine's Day Preschool Crafts at the Island Trees Library
Island Trees Public Library - 2:00 PM Pick
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