Riverhead Holiday Parade and Bonfire
Join the community for a holiday bonfire and boat parade along the Peconic Riverfront.
The 20th Annual Holiday Parade and Bonfire, hosted by the Riverhead Business Improvement District and Riverhead Town, will take place on Dec. 14.
The Lion's Club Holiday Parade will kick off the festivities, with fire trucks, marching bands, and Santa. It then heads west to east along Main Street with he parade starts at 3 p.m. and finishes along the riverfront at 3:45 p.m., where the bonfire will be set.
Santa, waiting inside his Gingerbread House to welcome kids. Free candy canes and hot chocolate will be provided; pack a picnic, blankets and lawn chairs to stay fireside until 7 p.m. Riverhead restaurants, bars and breweries will be serving food and drinks all day and night.
Carolers, performers, businesses, youth groups and community organizations are encouraged to enter a float, decorated vehicle or march in the parade.
Rain Date: Dec. 15.