Guide to Holiday Displays and Light Shows on Long Island in 2021

We gathered together some fun things to do to celebrate the holidays this year.

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Experience the magic of the holidays at these holiday light shows and displays on Long Island this season.


Holiday Light Show at Jones Beach - Magic of Lights returns to Jones Beach for weeks of festive fun on LI's South Shore! The event consists of light displays spread across more than a mile of drive-thru paths. Location: Jones Beach State Park, 1000 Ocean Parkway, Wantagh.


Shimmering Solstice at Old Westbury Gardens - In November, Old Westbury Gardens will host its first of its kind Shimmering Solstice light show special event. Shimmering Solstice is a series of magical light displays that are set along beautiful meandering paths along Old Westbury Garden’s world-famous Walled Garden, the Rose Garden, and the South Lawn and Allée. Location: Old Westbury Gardens, 71 Old Westbury Gardens, Old Westbury.


Lighting the Montauk Lighthouse 2021- The festivities will begin at around dusk on Saturday, November 27 with holiday music and the ever-popular lighting of the Montauk lighthouse. Location: Montauk Lighthouse, 2000 Montauk Highway, Montauk.


Smith Point Light Show - Girl Scouts of Long Island and Suffolk County present the annual Smith Point drive-thru light show. Location: Smith Point County Park, 1 William Floyd Parkway, Shirley.


Town of Babylon Holiday Drive-Thru Experience - Join Supervisor Rich Schaffer, Town officials and Santa Claus on Wednesday, December 1st for our annual Town of Babylon Holiday Drive-Thru Experience. All residents are invited to attend this popular holiday event, which features a life-size gingerbread house, Santa's workshop, and drive-thru light tunnel. Location: Town Hall Park, 200 E Sunrise Highway, Lindenhurst.


Suffolk County Farm Winter Wonderland - Come experience the farm beautifully illuminated in the crisp night air. Explore all areas of this historic farm and take advantage of the numerous photo opportunities including a farm animal encounter! Make your own lantern in our craft area to help light your way, warm up with some hot chocolate, and relax on a tractor drawn wagon ride. Location: Suffolk County Farm and Education Center, 350 Yaphank Avenue, Yaphank.


Riverhead Holiday Light Show - The Holiday Light Show™ is the best holiday light spectacular of the season! Featuring dozens of dazzling, larger-than-life holiday themed displays to delight the entire family! Visitors are welcomed to bundle up in their car, pack a favorite snack or beverage and tune their radio to enjoy the synced light performance as they travel the more than 1 mile route through the Holiday Light Show™! Location: Splish Splash Water Park, 2549 Splish Splash Drive, Calverton.