Thanksgiving is just around the corner, signaling the start of the holiday season and, of course, the much-anticipated holiday parades! Long Island is buzzing with festive events to bring cheer to all. Get ready to mark your calendars with our 2023 Guide to Long Island Holiday Parades.
Patchogue Holiday Boat Parade
📅 When: November 19th at 5pm
📍 Where: Patchogue Village. Free public viewing at Sandspit Park (Davis Park Ferry Terminal) and FINS (Watch Hill terminal) as well as all the waterfront restaurants.
🎄 Dive into the holiday spirit at the 27th annual Patchogue Holiday Boat Parade. Join the merriment along the beautiful Patchogue River starting at 5 pm. Enjoy free public viewing at Sandspit Park and FINS, as well as at all the waterfront restaurants. It's a spectacular event that captures the magic of the season!
Patchogue’s 61st Annual Christmas Parade
📅 When: November 25th at 6pm
📍 Where: Main Street Patchogue
🎄 On November 25th, Main Street Patchogue transforms into a winter wonderland for the 61st Annual Christmas Parade at 6 pm. Witness the enchanting holiday floats, spreading joy and cheer to all.
2023 Port Jefferson Santa Parade & Visit
📅 When: November 26th at 3pm
📍 Where: Main Street Port Jefferson Village
🎄 Kickstart your holiday season at the 2023 Port Jefferson Santa Parade & Visit on Main Street. The parade, starting at 3 pm, sets the festive tone, followed by a chance to meet Santa himself in the Port Jefferson Village Center. It's an event full of warmth and holiday magic.
Holiday Boat Parade in Freeport
📅 When: December 2nd at 7pm
📍 Where: Woodcleft Ave, Nautical Mile, Freeport
🎄 Freeport's Nautical Mile comes alive on December 2nd with festively decorated boats parading along Woodcleft Ave. Join the celebration at 7 pm and experience the magical glow of the season on the water.
Long Beach Electric Light Parade
📅 When: December 9th at 6pm
📍 Where: Beginning at Ohio Avenue, Long Beach
🎄 Bundle up and bring your holiday spirit to the 10th Annual Electric Light Parade in Long Beach on December 9th. Starting at 6 pm on Ohio Avenue, witness antique cars, fire trucks, floats, and bicycles adorned with Christmas lights, creating a dazzling spectacle.
Riverhead Holiday Bonfire + Parade
📅 When: December 9th at 3pm
📍 Where: Downtown Riverhead
🎄 Embrace the holiday season with the Riverhead Lions Club's Annual Holiday Parade + Bonfire. On December 9th at 3 pm, join the festivities in Downtown Riverhead, where the parade is followed by the Riverhead BID’s annual bonfire, warming up the chilly winter night.
Long Island is set to sparkle with these fantastic holiday parades. Make sure to attend these events with family and friends, creating memories that will last a lifetime. Happy holidays from your friends at Rugen Realty!
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