Happy New Year!
We have received MANY requests for winter time activities for families that are either outdoors or can be enjoyed from the comfort of their homes. This list is a work in progress, and we will continue to add to it throughout the season!
South Shore Farmer’s Market
940 Montauk Hwy, Bayport
Saturdays through March 12th
Shop over 30 local vendors in the Bayport Flower House Greenhouse
Garden Farmer’s Market
67 Avery Ave., Patchogue
Saturdays and Sundays year round (in the greenhouse during the winter months)
10 AM-2 PM
Artisan Market now featuring vendor led workshops.
Jones Beach Seal Walk
West End 2-Jones Beach State Park
150 Bay Parkway, Wantagh NY
Fridays and Saturdays 10:30 AM & 2:00 PM
Must pre-register through the link provided
Montauk Point State Park
2000 Montauk Highway, Montauk NY
Saturdays and Sundays at 9 AM
Must register by calling (631) 668-5000 ext 0
975 Dune Road, Westhampton Beach, NY
Saturdays and Sundays at varied times
Click the link provided to see times for each date and to pre-register
Our local libraries are INCREDIBLE resources. They typically offer a full calendar of events that includes virtual events for all ages as well as grab & go activities for some fun at home! Click each link for each library’s calendar of events.
122 & 128 Main Street, Sayville
Open Wednesday-Sunday (Wed/Thurs 11-5, Fri 11-6, Sat 11-5 & Sun 11-4)
Mini Monet has ceramic kits, wood cutouts and canvas kits available for pick up.
AR Workshop Patchogue
27 South Ocean Avenue, Patchogue
Check out their website for a variety of DIY To-Go Kits.
Hammer and Stain
15 Main Street, Sayville
Open Wed-Fri 4-8 and Saturday 10-4
Check their shop for a take and make area full of wood projects, ceramics and seasonal items.
The Rinx at Harborfront Park
101-A East Broadway, Port Jefferson
Open Monday-Friday varying times, select link to see daily times and rates. No reservations required.
Tanger Outlets Deer Park Ice Rink
152 The Arches Circle, Deer Park
Open Wed & Thurs 3:30-8, Fri 3:30-9, Sat & Sun 11-9
Southhampton Ice Rink, Southampton
668 County Road 39, Southampton
Check open skate session days and times at the link provided.
Igloos also available to rent and include a bluetooth speaker, board games, and seats up to 6 to enjoy Local Burger or warm up in between skating.
13 East Main Street, Patchogue
Reservations must be made in advance and are available in 2-hour increments and include the first round of drinks for up to four people for just $100. Each additional guest is $25 (first round also included). There is a 6-person maximum per cottage.Receive 50% off booking fees during: lunch – 7 days a week & dinner – Monday through Thursday.
264 West Ave., Patchogue
Details include: Full Size (Max of 6 people) Tuesday – Thursday $75 Rental Fee, Friday – Sunday $150 Rental Fee
Tiny Igloo(2 People) Tuesday – Thursday $50 Rental Fee, Friday – Sunday $100 Rental Fee
Price includes 1st round of drinks & maximum of 2 hours.
45 W. Main Street, Bay Shore
(631) 267-5916Details include: No fee & no minimum Monday-Thursday, Credit Card must be given to hold reservations. Monday-Thursday cancellations must be given within 24 hours. No-shows or last minute cancellations will result in a no show fee of $100.00. Friday-Sunday no-shows or last minute cancellations will result in a $200.00 fee.Minimum $200 check spend Friday-Sunday.
501 Main St., Islip
Details include: 2 hours for $150 and 8 person max. Includes your first round of drinks with the purchase of food, a special Igloo menu and an exclusive Maxwell’s server for the two hour duration.
82 Brightwood Street, Patchogue
Details: Drift 82 requests if you are interested in igloo dining, please contact the restaurant directly.
WAVE Restaurant at Danfords
25 East Broadway, Port Jefferson
(631) 928-5200 ext. 170
Details include: reservations are available 7 days a week for lunch and dinner. Full menu service for a 2-hour dining experience, seats up to 6 guests and 2 bottles of champagne are included as an add-on bonus. Reservation fee is $150 and there is a $100 minimum on food and/or beverages.