Ready or not, the holiday season is just around the corner, and it's the most wonderful time of the year. It's not too early to start getting yourself into the holiday spirit. Our real estate agents love kicking off the holidays by attending a local event. From immersive light displays to holiday markets, there is a lot to do around Long Island, so you'll need to plan ahead. Here are some top events you'll want to add to your calendar this year.
- Holiday Boat Parade - South Bayview Ave., Amityville, NY 11701
Ring in the holiday season with a Holiday Boat Parade hosted by the Amityville PBA. The parade begins at 5:30 on November 12 and can be viewed from Amityville Beach, just around the corner from these Amityville homes for sale. After the parade, there will be a buffet with beer and wine at Unqua Yacht Club. Tickets are available to purchase, and all proceeds will benefit the Eickelberg family, whose son Dale is battling leukemia.
- Magic Of Lights - 1000 Ocean Parkway, Wantagh, NY 11793
One of the most spectacular light displays on Long Island can be found at Jones Beach. The Magic Of Lights event is a drive-thru light display full of LED displays, animations, themes, and more. There is also a Holiday Village where you'll find entertainment and refreshments. This is one of the area's best Christmas events, and it's just a few miles from these amazing Farmingdale homes for sale.
- Saint Anthony's High School Christmas Fair - 275 Wolf Hill Rd., Melville, NY 11747
A great way to do some holiday shopping is by stopping by the Saint Anthony's High School Christmas Fair. Browse tables of handmade gifts, art, and more. The event takes place from 10 am to 4 pm on November 5 at Anthony's High School, just down the road from these Melville homes for sale.
- The New York Winter Lantern Festival - 1 Museum Dr., Roslyn Harbor, 11576
You'll definitely want to check out this immersive light experience at the Nassau County Museum of Art. Drive through beautifully illuminated tunnels filled with Chinese lanterns at The New York Winter Lantern Festival. The event runs October 21 to January 15 from 5 to 9 pm. The fee is $50 plus a service fee per vehicle. If you'd like to live near this amazing experience, you might be interested in these Roslyn Harbor homes for sale.
- Oyster Bay Holiday Stroll And Tree Lighting - 1 Shore Rd., Oyster Bay, NY 11709
Enjoy holiday lights, music, shopping, and treats at the Oyster Bay Holiday Stroll. Browse the holiday market, which is full of dozens of vendors, and stay for the annual tree lighting. The event takes place Saturday, December 10, just down the road from these Oyster Bay homes for sale.
Long Island is a special place to celebrate the holidays, so take advantage of the wonderful events in your own backyard. Contact us today for more information on Long Island living.