Winter Celebrations for the Family

Winter Celebrations for the Family

Posted by on Dec 19, 2014 in Holiday & Seasonal, Kids & Families, News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

If your household is anything like mine, everybody has gathered together to celebrate the holidays; distant relatives have flown in, days off of work have been secured and, depending on the school district, the kids are sitting on nearly two weeks of vacation time.  Luckily, as we observed in our last post, Long Island has no shortage of holiday celebrations, so here are a few upcoming events to keep those youths entertained.

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Lighting Up Long Island For The Holidays

Lighting Up Long Island For The Holidays

Posted by on Dec 12, 2014 in Holiday & Seasonal, Kids & Families, News | 0 comments

Daylight savings is over, but with the holiday season comes the perfect counter to an early night: The sparkling of holiday lights! Here on Long Island it seems like every village has some unique way of celebrating the coming of winter and its holidays, with tree lightings, house tours, light arrangements, festivals and fairs. Holiday events began as early as the first week in December with one of Long Island’s favorite mascots, the Big Duck in Flanders, being given a coat of lights and some decor to match, the opening of the Jones Beach Holiday Light Extravaganza, and more.

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A Haunted October on Long Island

A Haunted October on Long Island

Posted by on Oct 8, 2014 in Holiday & Seasonal, Kids & Families | 0 comments

It’s finally that spooky season!  The leaves are rapidly turning and the chill that blows in drops lower each day.  Whats a better way to warm up than to get that blood pumping?  During the whole month of October, in addition to all of the fall festivals and fairs, there are a variety of options for people looking to get spooked! Here is a list of locations in both Nassau and Suffolk County that are suddenly haunted in the spirit of Halloween… Keep in mind that some of these may not be the best for the younger children, so if you are concerned please refer to our post on Fun Fall Fests instead.

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Top Ten ‘Fun Fall Fests’ on Long Island

Top Ten ‘Fun Fall Fests’ on Long Island

Posted by on Oct 2, 2014 in Arts & Culture, Farms & Orchards, Holiday & Seasonal, Kids & Families, Wine & Dine | 0 comments

Summer may be over on Long Island, but don’t fret. Fall is one of the best times to visit –our coastal climate keeps things a bit warmer than the rest of the continent, so the leaf peeping season extends well into November.. But the most anticipated part of the season is the fall festivals. Find a full schedule of events and check out some of our ‘Top Ten’ festivals below. All events at www.discoverlongisland.com

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