Holiday Happenings


 Jones Beach Light Show 

$35 each vehicle

November 17th – December 30th, 2023

Sun – Thur: 5:00 -10:00 pm  |  Fri – Sat: 5:00 -11:00 pm

Celebrate the magic of the holidays at the Jones Beach Holiday Light Show. Immerse yourself in the dazzling display of festive lights and scenes and create cherished memories with friends and family at Jones Beach this holiday season!

Waterdrinker Winter Wonderland

November 17th – December 23rd, 2023

663 Wading River Road, Manorville

This enchanting event transforms Waterdrinker Family Farm into a winter paradise, featuring light displays, ice skating, fire pits and smores, a gingerbread village, and so many more fun activities. Enjoy holiday music and revel in the holiday spirit!

 NYBG Glow 

December 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 26–30, 2023; January 6 & 13, 2024

5–10 p.m.  |  At the Garden

A spectacular winter wonderland at New York Botanical Garden where the beauty of nature combines with the magic of the holiday season. The garden will be illuminated with mesmerizing lights creating a breathtaking display of colors. Light bites and drinks will be available for purchase at one of NYGB’s outdoor bars or the Bronx Night Market Holiday Pop-Up.

Menorah Lighting 

Raynor Park  ~  174 Ronkonkoma ave, Lake Ronkonkoma

December 7th at 7:00 pm

Gather with the community at Raynor Park in Ronkonkoma for a cherished tradition – The Menorah Lighting. Share in the festive atmosphere, join in on songs and celebrate the season with your neighbors and friends in the heart of Ronkonkoma.

Menorah Lighting

December 7th at 6:00 pm

Sayville Chamber House (Corner of Lincoln Ave. & Main Street) Candle Lit Prayers, Music, Hanukkah Gelt & Potato Latkes! Open to the whole community! Immerse yourself in the rich traditions of the season, savor the delicious flavors of Hanukkah gelt and potato latkes, and share in the communal spirit of this special event!

Breakfast with Santa @ The Milleridge Inn

Saturdays & Sundays Through Dec. 23rd, 2023

Reservations required | Call 516-931-2201

Bring the family for a morning filled with festive cheer as children and adults alike enjoy a delicious breakfast in this enchanting atmosphere. Meet Santa Claus, share your holiday wishes, and take advantage of the photo ops!