Glen Cove's holiday festivities kick off on Saturday, December 1st! Check out the list below to learn more about unique shopping experiences, tasty treats and giving back to the community!
Saturday, December 1
It's a full day of activities! See below for shopping and festivities at Glen Cove City Hall and Village Square on Bridge Street.
Glen Cove City Hall Holiday Marketplace
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., 9 Glen Street, Glen Cove
- Featuring homemade, hand crafted and home-based business gifts and goodies and proceeds benefit the Friends of Glen Cove Youth Board; Free coffee, hot cocoa and sweets while supplies last.
- Holiday tree raffle to win one of five Blue Spruce Merry Trees with proceeds benefiting the Friends of the Glen Cove Youth Board.
St. Paul’s Holiday Boutique
9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., 28 Highland Road, Glen Cove
The Glen Cove Downtown B.I.D.’s Holiday Festival
1:00 to 3:30 p.m.
Free Horse & Carriage rides, photos with Santa, free refreshments and live performances
Glen Cove’s 350th Anniversary Historic Mansion Bus Tours
12:00 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.
Tickets are $10 and reservations can be made at www.Glencove350.com. Tours will depart from the back of City Hall (9 Glen Street).
Opening of Merry Tree Festival
Celebration of Glen Cove’s Tree of Light with Annual Tree Lighting, Bridge Street and opening of Merry Tree Festival
Saturday, December 1, 2018 - January 4, 2019
Glen Cove’s 4th Annual Merry Tree Festival
Take a walking tour of downtown Glen Cove on School and Glen Streets and see 40 “living” holiday trees that have been custom decorated by area businesses and families. Open daily and in the spring all trees will be planted in City parks/properties with five trees to be planted at Glen Cove’s Christmas Tree Farm in Dennis Brian Murray Park and five trees to be raffled off to residents to help beautify their Glen Cove homes.
Sunday, December 2
Winter Wonderland at the Glen Cove Mansion
12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., 200 Dosoris Lane, Glen Cove
Glen Cove Chamber of Commerce’s Winter Wonderland at the Glen Cove Mansion
Monday, December 3
Lighting of the Grand Chanukah Menorah
6:30 p.m., 1 Bridge Street, on the lawn of the Glen Cove Police Department
Friday, December 7
Blessing of the Crèche
7:30 p.m., St Patrick’s Church, Glen Cove
Saturday, December 8
St. Rocco’s Food Truck Festival & Holiday Extravaganza Boutique
11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., 18 Third Street
Wednesday, December 19
Christmas celebration lunch at the Glen Cove Senior Center
12:00 p.m., 130 Glen Street
Friday, December 21
Glen Cove Youth Bureau’s Milk & Cookies with Santa
6:15 p.m. and 7:15 p.m.
Each registered family will receive a free photo with Santa and enjoy a holiday reading and delicious treats. This is a free event but reservations are required for children from infancy to age 10 and their families. Call the Glen Cove Youth Bureau at (516) 671-4600 starting December 3rd through December 14th for reservations. Glen Cove residents only and space is limited.