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November 24, 2017

Holidays in Glen Cove

Celebrate the holiday season in Glen Cove. There are fun activities and events scheduled throughout the season. Cheers!

Saturday, November 25
Opening of the downtown Merry Tree Festival
Join us for a unique display of 40 “living” Christmas trees custom decorated by local businesses and families as well as free horse and carriage rides from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. with free hot cocoa, coffee, candy canes and photos with Santa. Throughout the holiday season, take a walking tour of downtown Glen Cove and see over 40 "living" holiday trees that have been custom decorated by area businesses (including Garvies Point!). AfterJanuary 6,  all trees will be planted in City parks/properties and five trees will be designated to start Glen Cove's first Christmas Tree Farm. 

Saturday, November 25
"Tree of Light” tree lighting ceremony 
 4:45 p.m. at  Village Square with a musical performance by Frank Rendo.  Guests are asked to bring a food or toy donation to be distributed to Glen Cove charities. The 25’ Blue Spruce tree was donated by a local Glen Cove resident and RXR Realty will host the tree at their Village Square development.

Saturday, November 25
Small Business Saturday
Shop small and support local Glen Cove Businesses. 

Saturday, November 25
Garvies Point Museum Popcorn & a Movie
Disney’s Dinosaur & Dinosaur Puppet Craft; 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Saturday, December 2
Paul’s Church Holiday Boutique
9 a.m. to 2 p.m., 28 Highland Road

Saturday, December 2
Rocco’s Food Truck Festival & Holiday Extravaganza Boutique
11 a.m. to 8 p.m., 18 Third Street

Saturday, December 9
City of Glen Cove Downtown Holiday Marketplace
10 a.m. to 3 p.m., 9 Glen Street, Glen Cove City Hall
Featuring homemade, hand crafted and home-based business gifts and goodies and proceeds benefit the Glen Cove Youth Bureau

Sunday, December 10
U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys 4 Tots collection and rally
From 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at 1 School Street, Glen Cove residents can donate new unwrapped toys to be donated to the less fortunate

Sunday, December 10
Glen Cove Chamber of Commerce’s Winter Wonderland at the Glen Cove Mansion
12 p.m. to 4 p.m., 200 Dosoris Lane, Glen Cove

Friday, December 15
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; 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 between 11/28-12/7 for reservations. Glen Cove residents only and space is limited.

Saturday, December 16
Glen Cove Hospital Northwell Health’s Holiday Spectacular
3 p.m. to 6 p.m., 
 101 St. Andrews Lane.  Free holiday family fun.

Saturday, December 16
Natural Ornament Workshop
Garvies Point Museum. 11am-3pm   $5 per participant, in addition to museum admission.

Sunday, December 17
Lighting of the Grand Chanukah Menorah
4:30 p.m. at RXR’s Village Square. 

Saturday, January 6
City of Glen Cove 100th Birthday Gala
Held at the Glen Cove Mansion. Food, entertainment, and salute to Glen Cove’s oldest businesses.  For tickets visit

Glen Cove Holiday Tree and Menorah - Photo by Tab Hauser