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.

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Places featured in this article:


The Omni/Hampton Jitney

Village of Port Jefferson - Village Center

Van Nostrand Theatre, Suffolk County Community College,

John Drew Theatre at Guild Hall

Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum and Education Center

Desmond's Pub & Restaurant at East Wind
Port Jefferson Village Annual Charles Dickens Festival
Port Jefferson Village - 10:00 AM Pick
Meet Santa at Hicks Nurseries
Hicks Nurseries - 10:00 AM Pick
Bright Lights at the Vanderbilt Mansion
Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum - 10:30 AM Pick
A Child's Life at Eagle's Nest at the Vanderbilt Mansion
Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum - 10:00 AM Pick
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