There’s always something fun to do on Long Island’s North Fork but the holidays always shine brightest. It’s non-stop events when you enjoy the holidays on Long Island’s North Fork!
Last post, we highlighted one of Greenport’s biggest end-of-the-year events: Greenport Shellabration 2017, December 2nd and 3rd. While Shellabration is definitely something you don’t want to miss, it’s hardly only event scheduled during the holidays on Long Island’s North Fork. Oh, not by a long shot!
The North Fork has no shortage of year-end attractions events to get into the holiday spirit. Just look:
East End Arts Holiday Boutique – Wednesdays through Sundays, November 11th to December 24th
Browse through hundreds of beautifully handcrafted items, including ornaments, jewelry, knits, crafts, toys, and more. East End Arts in Riverhead.
The Polar Express Trolley Ride – November 24th through December 23rd
A classic holiday rail journey for the young and young at heart in Riverhead. Learn more at www.northforktrolley.com.
Southold Historical Society Candlelight Tour – November 24th, 3pm to 6pm
Come enjoy a candlelight tour the Southold Historical Society Campus decorated for the holiday season. The event includes craft demonstrations, strolling musicians, refreshments, a pop-up Christmas boutique, and Santa. Learn more at the Southold Historical Society website.
Christmas in Mattituck – November 26th, 10am to 5:30pm
Enjoy and old fashioned welcome to the holiday season with an open house, tree lighting, caroling, and free refreshments on the Mattituck-Laurel Historical Society grounds. Main Road and Cardinal Drive, Mattituck.
Wooden Wonderland Carvers’ Holiday Show & Sale December 2nd, 10am to 4pm
Dozens of Long Island craftspeople offering handcarved, wooden holiday gifts, plus live woodworking demonstrations at the Suffolk County Historical Society in Riverhead.
Cutchogue Holiday House Tour – December 9th, 11am to 3:30pm
Tour four festive Cuthogue homes and a Christmas tree farm while enjoying wine tastings and tantalizing tidbits from producers. Tickets are available online at cutchogueholidayhousetour.com.
Orient Holiday House Tour – December 9th, 12 pm to 4pm
Come see new and historic homes dressed in their seasonal finery. Visit oysterpondshistoricalsociety.org for more information.
Riverhead Parade and Bonfire – December 9th, 3pm
The annual Riverhead Parade and bonfire on is always a good time. Held on Main street. Visit riverheadbid.com for more info.
Greenport Holiday Parade – December 10th, 1pm
And you thought the Riverhead parade was good – wait ’til you see Greenport’s Christmas Parade along Main Street and Front Street.
Harbor Bells: English Bell Choir And A Holiday Celebration – December 15th, 7pm
Traditional holiday favorites performed live by a unique musical group at the Peconic Landing Community Center. The event is free, but reservations are required. Tickets and more information at peconiclanding.com.
Menorah Lighting – December 12th, 5pm
Join congregation Tifereth Israel for traditional foods and the lighting of Greenport’s Hanukkah menorah in Mitchell Park.
Holidays On Long Island’s North Fork
We’ve barely scratched the surface of all the events and attractions you can enjoy during the holidays on Long Island’s North Fork. If you’re planning on being here through the holidays, why not give yourself the best gift of all with accommodations at Arbor View House Bed and Breakfast?
Arbor View House Bed and Breakfast is conveniently located in Greenport Village in the heart of Long Island Wine Country. Our North Fork B&B offers custom comforts, delicious breakfasts, an array of spa services, and competitive rates. Let us know what you’d like to do this holiday are and we’ll help you find the perfect fit for your desires.