Best Things to Do on Long Island in January 2022 With Kids

Take in the multicolored lights of Shimmering Solstice at Old Westbury Gardens before it closes January 9. Photo by Jaime Sumersille
Take in the multicolored lights of Shimmering Solstice at Old Westbury Gardens before it closes January 9. Photo by Jaime Sumersille

From New Year's Day to MLK weekend and Lunar New Year, January can be a great time for indoor and outdoor activities.

Ring in the new year with new things to do. Or catch some holiday light shows or theatrical productions still hanging around as well. 

Disney On Ice presents Let’s Celebrate, featuring 14 classic and modern Disney stories in an ice skating production. The Train Masters of Babylon Model Train Club hosts its FREE open house with a 4,000-square-foot model railroad, complete with 10 trains running on 19 scale miles of track. Explore the Mesozoic Era in the Age of the Dinosaurs exhibit, opening at the Long Island Children's Museum on Jan. 22.

We’re adding more events to our Family Activity Calendar every day, so don’t forget to check it frequently.

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Be sure to check with each venue for its COVID guidelines and requirements before heading out to any event, and read more about local public safety protocols here. Some events are getting canceled or postponed at the last minute due to the latest COVID surge, so always confirm details before departing.

Meet the Goats at Catapano Dairy
Catapano Dairy Farm - 10:00 AM Pick
Story + Art at LICM
Long Island Children's Museum - 1:00 PM Pick
The Giant Room at Southampton Arts Center
Southampton Arts Center - 1:00 PM Pick
Neighborhood Guides
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