A Guide to Holiday Events on Long Island 2022
These unique light installations will blow your mind! Bring the kids and have a great time. Eisenhower Park, 1899 Park Blvd., East Meadow, luminocityfestival.com $19-$68. 9 Nov – 1 Jan 8
A CHRISTMAS STORY
This musical is based on the popular film, in which 9-year-old Ralphie Parker only wants one thing for Christmas: an official Red Ryder airgun with a 200-round carbine function. John W. Engeman Theater, 250 Main St., Northport, Engelmantheater.com/achristmasstory $80-$85. 17 Nov-Dec 31
MAGIC OF LIGHTS
Ride through this annual magical light show using stunning LED technology to brighten up your holiday season. Jones Beach State Park, 150 Bay Pkwy., Wantagh, jonesbeach.com $25-30 per vehicle. 18 Nov-Dec 30
A CHRISTMAS SONG
Enjoy this fun, interactive version of the Charles Dickens classic, adapted by Christopher Parks of the Experiential Theater Company. Long Island Children’s Museum, 11 Davis Ave., Garden City, licm.org $15. 25 Nov-Dec 30
This walk-through light show at Old Westbury Gardens will amaze you with its many winding pathways and gardens filled with colorful lights. Old Westbury Gardens, 71 Old Westbury Rd., Old Westbury, shimmeringsolstice.com $19.95-$80. Nov 25-Nov 2 Jan 1
THE MAGICIANS OF WINTER
A holiday rock event for the whole family featuring former members of classic rock groups Def Leppard, Rainbow and Blue Öyster Cult performing a holiday rock opera entitled ‘The Christmas Dream’, Patchogue Theater for the Performing Arts, 71 East Main St., Patchogue, patchoguetheatre.org $39-$69. 7 p.m. Nov. 27.
CIRQUE MUSICA HOLIDAY WONDERLAND
A must-attend holiday event featuring dazzling acrobats, aerialists, hilarious hijinks and holiday cheer performed by today’s greatest circus performers to a musical blend of timeless seasonal favourites. Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, LIU Post, 720 Northern Blvd., Brookville, tillescenter.org $59-99.50. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 30.
BARNABY SAVES CHRISTMAS
Join Santa, Barnaby, Franklynne and all their friends for a wonderful holiday treat. The littlest elf and his reindeer friend set off to save Christmas, meeting some new friends along the way and learning the true meaning of Christmas, Hanukkah and the holiday season. Theater Three, 412 Main St., Port Jefferson, theatrethreetickets.com $10. 30 Nov-Dec 23
Winterlicious: An evening full of holidays and hits. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington, paramountny.com $29.50-$59.50. 8pm Dec 1
International ballet stars and talented young dancers from across the metro area come together for a magical performance, accompanied by The South Shore Symphony. Madison Theater at Molloy University, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre, madisontheatreny.org $40-$50. 2nd-4th December.
Talented dancers from The Diamond Performance Group, directed by Morgan Stinnett and produced by Malorie Irizarry, will perform alongside a diverse cast of incredible professional dancers. Patchogue Theater for the Performing Arts, 71 East Main St., Patchogue, patchoguetheatre.org $45-$60. 3 Dec 5pm, 4 Dec 1pm.
This holiday concert will feature all your Christmas favorites, including songs from the album A Laurie Berkner Christmas. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington, paramountny.com $19.50-$87.5. 11 clock 4 Dec
THE BEACH BOYS
It’s time to rock out at a Beach Boys Christmas show. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington, paramountny.com, $88.00-$355.90, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 6.
JUDY COLLINS: HOLIDAYS AND HITS
Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Judy Collins will perform her Holiday & Hits concert. The Christmas show will be a program of holiday classics, songs from Judy’s latest album, Banned, and beloved songs from their six-decade career. Landmark on Main Street, 232 Main St., Port Washington, Landmarkonmainstreet.org, $60-70, 8 p.m. December 8th.
With buckets full of catchy original pop songs and complete contemporary remasters of sparkling Motown, pop and soul classics, this rockapella has always had you covered. Suffolk Theatre, 118 East Main St., Riverhead, suffolktheater.com, $39-$59, 6 p.m. December 11.
KENNY G THE WONDER HOLIDAY AND HITS TOUR
This best-selling Smooth Jazz will be giving a Christmas show. NYCB Theater in Westbury, 960 Brush Hollow Rd., Westbury, thetheatreatwestbury.com, $53-$357.75, 8 p.m. December 15.
DARREN CRISS – A VERY DARREN CRISSMAS
Darren Criss, a multifaceted artist with an illustrious career spanning television, film, music and stage, will perform a Christmas show. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington, paramountny.com, $55.75-$235.35, 8 p.m. December 15.
GLENN MILLER ORCHESTRA: IN THE CHRISTMAS MOOD
The legendary Glenn Miller, one of the most successful of all dance band leaders in the swing era of the 1930s and 40s, will be performing a Christmas show. Landmark on Main Street, 232 Main St., Port Washington, Landmarkonmainstreet.org, $38-$48, 8 p.m. December 16.
A CHRISTMAS SONG
Patchogue Theater for the Performing Arts, 71 East Main St., Patchogue, patchoguetheatre.org 16-28 December.
DAMIEN SNEEDS JOY TO THE WORLD
Sit back and enjoy Damien Sneed’s original arrangements of gospel, jazz and classical favourites. This performance features 10 singers and musicians performing well-known Christmas classics. Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center, 76 Main Street, Westhampton Beach, whbpac.org, $51-$768 p.m. December 17.
Choreographed by Maurice Brandon Curry and featuring a live orchestra conducted by David Bernard, Musical Director of Eglevsky Ballet. Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, LIU Post, 720 Northern Blvd., Brookville, tillescenter.org $49-$89. 17, 18 December.
Eleven the musical
Enjoy the musical version of the hilarious story of Buddy, a little orphan who accidentally crawls into Santa’s gift bag and is transported back to the North Pole. Madison Theater at Molloy University, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre, madisontheatreny.org $40-$65. 17-23 December.
Lies on the stage. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington, paramountny.com $30-$99.50. 8 p.m. December 18.
Christmas is coming to town. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington, paramountny.com $20-$49.50. 7:30 p.m. December 22nd.
LUANN DE LESSEPS “CHRISTMAS OF THE COUNTESS”
Countess Luann de Lesseps is a member of the original cast of one of television’s most successful franchises, The Real Housewives of New York City. The Paramount, 370 New York Ave., Huntington, paramountny.com $45.25-$273.08, 8 p.m. December 23.