Girl Scouts of Suffolk County Announces New Location for 13th Annual Holiday Light Show

Written by Long Island News & PR  |  04. November 2016

Editor's Note - December 22nd, 2016 - Due to popular demand, the GSSC Holiday light show has been extended to December 30th. The show will be closed on December 24th and 25th, but will run again from 5pm to 10pm, December 26th to 30th. Below is the original press release:

Suffolk County, NY - November 4, 2016 - Girl Scouts of Suffolk County and Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone are thrilled to announce the all-new location for Girl Scouts’ Holiday Light Show at Smith Point County Park, in Shirley, NY, in 2016. Now in its 13th dazzling year, Long Island’s favorite drive-through light show promises even more lights, more displays and more festive family fun!

The magic runs from December 1 through December 30 and is open nightly from 5pm. Cost is $20 per car. Tickets will be sold at the gate only--no cash, no presales.

“We are delighted to partner with the County of Suffolk to continue to bring this holiday tradition to all,” says Yvonne Grant, President & CEO of Girl Scouts of Suffolk County.  “The Holiday Light Show is the perfect way for families to spend an evening together that’s filled with holiday warmth and magic.”

Photo credit: GSSC.

“The new location at Smith Point County Park Campground will provide a unique holiday experience for Suffolk County residents,” says Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone. “The layout of the campground area provides the perfect setting for these extensive holiday displays that will thrill everyone.”

Photo credit: GSSC.

Photo credit: GSSC.

For more information on the Holiday Light Show, visit www.holidaylightshow.org, e-mail, or call (631) 543-6622.

Proceeds from the Holiday Light Show directly benefit children and families. When you support the Holiday Light Show, you are also supporting the people in your community. Girl Scouts’ unique programs and services are offered to all children in a myriad of ways: traditional avenues, such as troops, partnerships with school districts in STEM and Arts education, learning opportunities with other agencies, and programs for children and families in underserved communities. The Light Show enables Girl Scouts to continue to send children in need to summer camp and to maintain stewardship of its two camp properties, Camp Edey in Bayport and Camp Sobaco in Yaphank.

Photo credit: GSSC.

Top sponsors for the show include: Capital One, PSEG LI, IBEW Local 1049, Leviton, Empire National Bank, Long Island Charities, Bethpage Federal Credit Union, SUNation, Stony Brook Children’s, Teacher’s Federal Credit Union, Campolo, Middleton & McCormick LLP, FESTO, MTL Telephones Inc., Greenwood Graphics, Suffolk Federal Credit Union, Astoria Bank, Alure Home Improvement, LI Chapter - NECA, and J&B Restaurant Partners. Top Media Sponsors include LongIsland.com, WBLI, WBAB, and Altice USA.

Photo credit: GSSC.

Girl Scouts of Suffolk County is the largest youth-serving agency on Long Island. It serves more than 40,000 girls between the ages of 5 and 17, with the dedicated support of more than 7,000 volunteers. For more information about Girl Scouts, please call
(631) 543-6622 or visit www.gssc.us.

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