Beginning Thursday, Dec. 1st, you'll be sure to find a whole lot of holiday spirit at Newsday's Holiday Lights Festival.

Located on the Newsday grounds in Melville, the stunning light displays will amaze and delight children of all ages. This merry and bright festival includes a holiday lights stroll, interactive displays, music, an ice skating rink and a holiday market.

This one of a kind event is sure to bring families together to enjoy the holiday season.

While you are there, be sure to visit the Islanders Holiday Hut in the holiday market. Stop on by to say hello to your Islanders rep, free goodies handed out, nightly raffles being held for the Islanders Children's Foundation where you can win tickets to an Islanders game or Coliseum show, plus pick up the latest Islanders merchandise or get an Islanders Holiday Pack for that special someone this year! Special appearances by Sparky and the Ice Girls:

December 1st
December 3rd
December 9th
December 16th (Ice Girls only)
December 18th (Ice Girls only)


Location: Newsday: 235 Pinelawn Road, Melville, NY 11747

The Holiday Light's festival's hours of operation:

Thursday, Dec. 1    –    Sunday, Dec. 4
Thursday, Dec. 8    –    Sunday, Dec. 11
Thursday, Dec. 15    –    Sunday, Dec. 18
Thursday, Dec. 22    –    Friday, Dec. 23
Thursday, Dec. 29    –    Friday, Dec. 30 (Not open on 12/24 and 12/25)

Hours:

Thursday:    6 p.m.- 10 p.m.
Friday:        6 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Saturday:        5 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Sunday:        5 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Admission fees:
•    Adult walk up is $6. With Ice Skates is $8.
•    Kids 2-12 walk up is $4.00. With Ice Skates is $6.00
•    A portion of each ticket sold will go to Newsday's help a family campaign.

In case of inclement weather please use this number (631.843.2666) or the website
Newsday.com/holidaylights