Enjoy Clark Botanic Garden's Winter Wonderland celebration. Photo courtesy of the garden
Enjoy Clark Botanic Garden's Winter Wonderland celebration. Photo courtesy of the garden

Things To Do on Long Island This Weekend with Kids: Trains, Santa Fly-Over, Holiday Parade & Bonfire

'Tis the weekend for holiday fun! Line up along the Peconic River and Riverhead's Main Street for the Holiday Parade and Bonfire. Chug on down to FREE train club open houses in Levittown and Farmingdale. Hear carolers sing throughout the house, visit with Santa, enjoy some refreshments and get into the holiday spirit at Coe Hall at Planting Fields Arboretum.

Chart a course and hit the open road this weekend to peep these Long Island homes with spectacular holiday lights. Inject some holiday culture into your family's lives this season with these Nutcracker and other holiday performances

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


Smith Point County Park
1 William Floyd Pkwy.,l
Shirley, NY

Jones Beach
1000 Ocean Parkway
Wantagh, NY 11793

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

All-Star Bowling
96 Main Road
Riverhead, NY 11901

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

Holtsville Ecology Site
249 Buckley Road
Holtsville, NY 11742

Village of Port Jefferson - Village Center
101 E Broadway The Drowned Meadow Cottage
Port Jefferson, NY

Cue Nine
2953 Hempstead Tpke Basement
Levittown, NY 11756

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

Stony Brook Village Center
Main Street on the Harbor
Stony Brook, NY 11790

Van Nostrand Theatre, Suffolk County Community College,
1001 Crooked Hill Road
Brentwood, NY

John Drew Theatre at Guild Hall
158 Main Street
East Hampton, NY

Cultural Arts Playhouse
170 Michael Drive
Syosset , NY 11791

Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park
1395 Planting Fields Rd.
Oyster Bay, NY

Clark Botanic Garden
193 I.U. Willets Rd.
Albertson, NY 11507

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

Hofstra University Museum
112 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549

Greenport Village Waterfront
115 Front Street Mitchell Park
Greenport, NY 11944

Downtown Riverhead
Main Street
Riverhead, NY 11901

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

The Chocolate Duck
310 Main Street
Farmingdale, NY 11735

Samanea
1500 Old Country Road The Old Source Mall
Westbury, NY 11590

Main Street
Main St East Setauket
, NY 11733

Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum and Education Center
279 Main Street
Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724

Heritage Trust
633 Mt. Sinai Coram Rd. & County Rd. 83
Mt. Sinai, NY 11766

United Skates of America
1276 Hicksville Rd.
Seaford, NY 11783

Desmond's Pub & Restaurant at East Wind
5720 Route 25A
Wading River, NY 11792

Long Island Aquarium
431 E Main St
Riverhead, NY 11901

Key to MyA rt
10 West Oak Street
Amityville, NY 11701

Stereo Garden
9 Railroad Ave.
Patchogue, NY 11772
Long Island Garlic Festival
Garden of Eve Organic Farm & Market - 10:00 AM Pick
SoFo's Young Birders Club
South Fork Naturakl History Museum - 10:00 AM Pick
The Amazing Maize Maze at Queens County Farm
Queens County Farm Museum - 11:00 AM Pick
Long Island Children's Museum Reopens
Long Island Children’s Museum - 10:00 AM
Neighborhood Guides
Activity Guides