Shrek The Musical Jr. is on stage at the Smithtown Center for the Performing Arts. Photo by Courtney Braun
Shrek The Musical Jr. is on stage at the Smithtown Center for the Performing Arts. Photo by Courtney Braun

Leap Year Weekend Things To Do on Long Island with Kids: HarborFrost, Camellia Festival, Irish Family Day

Enjoy an extra day in February this Leap Year with a bunch of family-friendly events across Long Island.

HarborFrost, a celebration of winter in Sag Harbor highlights two extreme elements—fire and ice! Featuring live ice carving demonstrations, ice sculptures along Main Street, live music performances, and indoor children’s activities. Spend the day shopping and dining in Sag Harbor and don’t miss the fireworks over the harbor! 

At The Camellia Festival at the Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park, families can enjoy crafts in Coe Hall and a magic show, as well as live music, guided tours and more.

Children of all ages will enjoy a performance of Irish dance performances during Irish Family Day at the Walt Whitman Birthplace.

Check our March GoList and events calendar for even more weekend inspiration. Our Winter Fun Guide will keep you tuned in through the end of the season.

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Long Island Explorium
101 E. Broadway
Port Jefferson, NY 11777

John w. Engeman Theater at Northport
250 Main St
Northport, NY 11768

Smithtown Center for the Performing Arts
2 E. Main Street
Smithtown, NY 11787

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

Muse Restaurant
16 Main St,
Sag Harbor, NY 11963

Greenport Village Cinema
211 Front St.
Greenport, NY 11944

4GK Martial Arts
380 East Main St
Patchogue, NY 11772

Long Island Science Center
40 Peconic Ave.
Riverhead, NY

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

Planting Fields Arboretum
1395 Planting Fields Rd
Oyster Bay, NY

Nassau County Museum of Art
1 Museum Drive
Roslyn Harbor, NY 11576

St. Martin of Tours church
220 Central Avenue
Bethpage, NY 11714

Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Site
246 Old Walt Whitman Road
Huntington Station, NY 11746

Montauk Highway
East Islip, NY
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