The holidays are quickly approaching and we’ve put together a list of mostly local things to do here in Long Island to help you celebrate the season. With an eye on events for people of all ages, you’ll find something for everyone.

Print a copy of the December Events here

Updated as of December 5

Snowflake Sock Skating

Garden City

Now – January 8th (times vary)

Nassau County Children’s Museum


Annual Tree & Menorah Lighting

Village Hall

Friday, December 9 at 6:30pm



New York Islanders 


Dec 6, 10, 23, 27, 29

UBS Arena


Drive Thru Adventure Lantern Festival

Roslyn Harbor

November 3 – January 8 (times vary)

Nassau County Museum of Art 


Holiday Light Show at Jones Beach


November 18 – December 3 (times vary)

Jones Beach State Park


Luminocity “Pure Magic”

East Meadow

Through December 8 (times vary)

Eisenhower Park


The Local Market Presents The Holiday Market

Port Washington

Saturday, December 10th, 10am-4pm


Shimmering Solstice at Old Westbury Gardens

Old Westbury

November 25, 2022 – January 1, 2023 (times vary)

Old Westbury Gardens 


Stuff the Bus

Port Washington

Sunday, December 11th, 10am

Target Parking Lot


Create a Snowman with Fill-A-Friend Crafts

& Christmas Photos with Santa

Port Washington

Sunday, December 11th, 10:30am-12pm

Learning Express


Making Spirits Bright 

Port Washington

Saturday, December 10th, 3pm

Jeanne Rimsky Theater 


Holiday Tales at the Hearth

Sands Point

Sunday, December 11th, 1pm-4pm

Hempstead House 


Andrea Bocelli 


Tuesday, December 13th at 8pm

UBS Arena


The Nutcracker

Port Washington

December 17 & 18

Jeanne Rimsky Theater


The Nutcracker


December 17 & 18 (times vary)

Hofstra University 


Chanukah Festival


Sunday, December 18th, 3pm

Mary Jane Davies Green, Plandome Road 

(across from 220 Plandome Road)


Breakfast with Santa


Sunday, December 18th (2 time slots)

The Roslyn Hotel 


Luann de Lesseps “A Very Countess Christmas”


Friday, December 23rd, 8pm

The Paramount 


New York Knicks vs Philadelphia 76’ers


Sunday, December 25th at 2pm

Madison Square Garden


Baby Shark Live! The Christmas Show! 


Tuesday, December 27th, 6pm

Tilles Center 



Winter Wreath Workshop


Thursday, December 1st, 10am-2pm

Clark Botanic Garden 


Local Arts & Crafts Fair

Sea Cliff

Saturday, December 3rd, 11am-3pm

253 Glen Avenue, Sea Cliff 


Christmas Tree Lighting

Sunday, December 4th, 4:30pm

Port Washington Landmark Park 

Munsey Park at Copley Pond Park


The Charles Dickens Festival

Port Jefferson

December 3 & 4

Port Jefferson Village


The Gift of Music, a Holiday Caberet with Kate Beckham

Port Washington

Sunday, December 4th

Port Washington Library