This Week on Long Island: A Santa Extravaganza, Mall Festival and Magical Polar Adventure

Photo by Mike Arney

Welcome to This Week on Long Island! A recurring series, This Week on Long Island rounds up the top food and beverage events for the week.

This Week

Deck the Mall

When: December 21 and 22
Where: Samanea New York in Westbury

Plan on doing some holiday shopping this weekend? Why not make it a bit more enjoyable by attending a festival packed with local vendors, Santa, activities, entertainment and food while you shop? Stop by the Deck the Mall event at Samanea New York for the last hurrah before the big day!

Magical Polar Adventure

When: December 22
Where: Adventure Kids in Sayville

Haven’t been to the North Pole? Well, here’s your chance! Adventure Kids in Sayville is operating a trolley ride to Santa’s residence! Of course, there’ll be cookies and hot chocolate. Tickets required.

Save the Date

New Year’s Eve at Grandpa’s Shed

When: December 31 — January 1
Where: Grandpa’s Shed in Stony Brook

Don’t have anything planned for New Year’s eve? Sponsored by Cigar City Brewing, Grandpa’s Shed is hosting a New Year’s Eve party! There will be an open bar, raffles and a buffet! $80 per person.

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