The Shinnecock Nation will put on an interactive performance influenced by thoer traditional dances.  Photo courtesy of the Children's Museum of the East End
The Shinnecock Nation will put on an interactive performance influenced by thoer traditional dances. Photo courtesy of the Children's Museum of the East End

Veterans Day Weekend Things to Do on Long Island With Kids: Chocolate Fest, Boat Parade, Veterans Day Crafts & Events

Enjoy more than 70 chocolate vendors with everything from decadent truffles and handcrafted chocolates to unusual treats at the I Love Chocolate Fest this weekend. Boat parades are a time-honored tradition in communities across the country. Enjoy the bright boats at the Huntington Harbor of Lights Boat Parade on Saturday. Create patriotic crafts all weekend long at The Whaling Museum for your favorite veteran or to display at home.

The Children's Museum of the East End will host the Shinnecock Dancers as they perform interactive and traditional dances. Take a walk on the wild side with Jungle Bob as he brings the wonders of nature to life with a live animal program at the Quogue Wildlife Refuge. On Veterans Day, marvel at national, state, territory, and local flags that displayed, celebrating the growth of our nation at Heritage Trust in Mt. Sinai.

See our Fall Family Fun Guide for the best in seasonal entertainment, including day trip ideas, fall festivals, corn mazes, 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.


RXR Plaza
Glenn Curtiss Boulevard Messanine Level
Uniondale, NY 11553

Walt Whitman Shops
160 Walt Whitman Rd.
Huntington Station, NY 11946

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

Long Island Children's Museum
11 Davis Ave.
Garden City, NY 11530

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

The Showplace at Bellmore Movies
222 Pettit Ave.
Bellmore, NY 11710

Hofstra University Museum
112 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549

Huntington Harbor
Huntington
NY,

Montauk Point State Park
2000 Montauk Highway
Montauk, NY 11954

Connetquot River State Park Preserve
Oakdale, NY 11769

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

Quogue Wildlife Refuge
3 Old Country Road
Quogue, NY

The Merrick Theatre and Center for the Arts
2222 Hewlett Ave
Merrick, NY 11566

The Dolphin Bookshop
299 Main Street
Port Washington, NY 11050

Huntington Public Library
338 Main Street
Huntington, NY 11743

Gold Coast Arts Center
113 Middle Neck Road
Great Neck, NY 11021

BookHampton
41 Main Street
East Hampton, NY 11937

Farmingdale Village
Main Street
Farmingdale, NY 11735

Cinema Arts Centre
423 Park Ave.
Huntington, NY

Bryant Library
2 PaperMill Rd.
Roslyn, NY

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

Long Island Children's Museum
11 Davis Ave.
Garden City, NY 11530

Vanderbilt Museum
180 Little Neck Rd
Centerport, NY

Long Island Sports Complex
103 Mill Rd
Freeport, NY 11520