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December Events on Long Island - Christmas Time

December events on Long Island include many holiday themed activities and celebrations. Get in the holiday spirit and take part in these fun events!

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Suffolk County Girl Scouts Annual Holiday Light Show

Dec. 1 - 30 from 5 to 9pm
Closed Dec. 24 & 25

This fun and bright annual show is a must see! Drive through a mile long trail surrounded by dazzling light displays. The show is entirely organized and built by the Girl Scouts of Suffolk County staff and volunteers. After the show, enjoy photos with Santa at the Holiday Village. The fee is $12 per car Monday - Thursday and $15 per car Friday - Sunday. For more information email lightshow@gssc.us. This event is at 600 Lakeview Ave. in Bayport.

Starbright Holiday Lighting Weekend - Montauk

Dec. 2 from 4pm to 11pm

Lighting of the Gazebo and downtown trees Friday at 742 Montauk Hwy. Judges review of the best decorated Montauk storefront with prizes. Some fun for the kids to be announced! A joyous start to the Holiday Season. This event is hosted by the Montauk Chamber of Commerce. Call (631) 668-2428 or email info@montaukchamber.com for more information.

16th Annual Port jefferson Dickens Festival

Dec. 2, 3, 4

The Dickens Festival at Port Jefferson Village is an annual Village celebration of the author of A Christmas Carol, features costumed characters, decorated streets and shops, Victorian entertainment and food. This holiday festival offers many free or low-cost attractions.

Tree Lighting "Carols with Carol" - Cutchogue

Dec. 3 & 4; 17 & 18 from 12pm to 4pm

The tree lighting is at the Cutchogue Village Green, Route 25 at Case's Lane, Cutchogue, NY 11935.

East Hampton Village Santa Parade

Dec. 3 at 12pm to 1pm

Join Santa as he heads down Main St. East Hampton Saturday. For more information call (631) 324-0362.

Our Night Out" at the Vanderbilt Museum & Planetarium - Centerport

Dec. 4th at 6pm
$7 per person

A show geared for young children - a night out is a chance for your family to get out and do something fun with each other. During this one hour program, huge pictures will be projected on the dome as classic stories are told. Children will enjoy the tales and learn about objects in the sky. Wear comfy pajamas and bring your favorite stuffed animal, blanket, and pillow. Reservations suggested, call (631) 854-5579. Located at 180 Little Neck Rd, Centerport, NNY 11721.

Christmas Tree, Menorah and Kinara Lighting Ceremony - Hempstead

Dec. 6 at 4pm

View the annual lighting of the town of Hempstead's Christmas Tree, Menorah and Kinara. This is an outdoor event so dress accordingly. Refreshments will be served. The event is at Hempstead Town Hall Plaza, 1 Washington Steeet, in Hempstead. For further information please call (516) 489-5000, extension 3303.

The Treasures of Christmas at Sagtikos Manor

Dec. 10 & 11 from 11am to 3pm

Get in the holiday spirit and take a guided tour of the Manor all decked out for this year’s theme, "The Treasures of Christmas". With the rooms all decorated, the docents will explain what Christmas treasures await you. After your tour enjoy freshly baked cookies and hot beverages. Please browse our Christmas shop filled with exciting gifts and the Friends of the Manor greenery table complete with wreaths, kissing balls and other seasonal florals. Tours begin every 15 minutes. Space is limited so reservations are highly recommended. Call (631) 661-5169 for more information. The Sagtikos Manor is located at Montauk Highway and Manor Lane in West Bay Shore, NY.

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Holiday Art and Fun!

Dec. 17 from 11am to 12pm

I will be teaching a fantastic Mommy/Daddy and Me art class at the beautiful So Luna studio (659 Old Willets Path) in Hauppauge Saturday, December 17th, from 11:00 am until 12:00 pm.

For those of you who don't know, I am a NYS certified art teacher for grades preK through 12th and I have been teaching since 2007.

This is sure to be a great event for the ENTIRE family - there will be winter sing-alongs with the guitar, story time, and fun, creative winter art projects! Juice and light snacks will also be provided.

What a great way to get in the holiday spirit and to enjoy the colder weather! The cost for this event is $15 per family, which includes all the fabulous festivities for you and your children. This event is for children aged preK through 2nd grade.

Long Island Concert Tickets

Long Island Concert Tickets

Dec. 2 - Cesar Millan @ NYCB Theatre at Westbury
Dec. 2 - Twisted Sister: Christmas Extravaganza @ Paramount Theatre in Huntington
Dec. 3 - Paul Anka @ NYCB Theatre at Westbury
Dec. 6 - New York Islanders vs Tampa Bay Lightning @ Nassau Coliseum
Dec. 8 - Olivia Newton-John @ NYCB Theatre at Westbury
Dec. 8 - New York Islanders vs Chicago Blackhawks @ Nassau Coliseum
Dec. 8 - Cheap Trick @ Paramount Theatre in Huntington
Dec. 9 - Kyuss Lives! @ Paramount Theatre in Huntington
Dec. 10 - The Fab Four @ Paramount Theatre in Huntington
Dec. 9 - John Edward @ NYCB Theatre at Westbury
Dec. 10 - Doo Wop Extravaganza @ NYCB Theatre at Westbury
Dec. 10 - New York Islanders vs Pittsburgh Penguins @ Nassau Coliseum
Dec. 11 - Cinderellas Christmas @ NYCB Theatre at Westbury
Dec. 15 - A Christmas Carol @ NYCB Theatre at Westbury
Dec. 15 - New York Islanders vs Dallas Stars @ Nassau Coliseum
Dec. 16 - America with Jim Messina @ NYCB Theatre at Westbury
Dec. 17 - Devo @ Paramount Theatre in Huntington
Dec. 17 - WWE @ Nassau Coliseum
Dec. 18 - Liza Minnelli @ NYCB Theatre at Westbury
Dec. 23 - Kenny Rogers Christmas and Hits @ NYCB Theatre at Westbury
Dec. 23 - New York Islanders vs Toronto Maple Leafs @ Nassau Coliseum
Dec. 27 - Taking Back Sunday @ Paramount Theatre in Huntington
Dec. 29 - New York Islanders vs Calgary Flames @ Nassau Coliseum
Dec. 31 - New York Islanders vs Edmonton Oilers @ Nassau Coliseum Uniondale, NY

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