Parade, Wall Street Festival & Christmas Tree Lighting
Free Parking in Metered Spots Across
Huntington Village, Free Parking at Huntington LIRR Church Street Lot from
3pm-9pm with Free HART Bus Shuttle
Activity and Performance Schedule for the Town of Huntington’s 10th Annual
Holiday Parade and Wall Street Festival in Huntington Village, taking place on
Saturday, November 30, has been released:
CHILDREN'S SCAVENGER HUNT
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Main Street in front of Ben &
1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Huntington Public Library and Panera
WALL STREET FESTIVAL
2:00 PM to Close
Games, Bounces, Face-Painting,
Popcorn, Cotton Candy and more!
2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
The Vauxhall Rock & New Wave
Holiday Music Fest, Corner
of Clinton Avenue & Gerard Street
The Huntington School of Rock, Corner of Elm Street & New York
Colonel Bleep, New York Avenue across from Book
Anthony Raffa, Corner of Main Street in front of
The Rail of Smithtown's All Star
Acoustic Review, Main
Street in front of Ben & Jerry's
Main Street & Wall Street
Kelly & Kat
Walt Whitman High School Kick Line will Lead the Parade
ELECTRIC LIGHT PARADE
POST PARADE at the SHOWMOBILE
The Huntington Men’s Chorus
Christmas Tree Lighting
Peter Mazzeo & The New York Bee
Special Guest: Santa Claus!
parking will be available in all metered spots in Huntington Village. Free
parking will also be available at the Huntington LIRR Train Station Church
Street Parking Lot with a convenient free HART Bus shuttle into the village
from 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM.
of the day is “Holiday Lights & Sounds,” with a full day of entertainment
and activities starting with Small Business Saturday, continuing with Long
Island’s Largest Electric Light Parade kicking off at 5:30 PM, ending with
Santa’s arrival at the Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony.
year’s parade theme, Holiday Lights and Sounds, highlights Huntington’s
connection to music and the arts with a variety of live music acts playing
throughout the village,” stated Supervisor Chad A. Lupinacci. “Join us for the
festivities and shop our local merchants on Small Business Saturday on
Thanksgiving weekend with the scavenger hunt and kids’ crafts starting at 1pm
and street festival and live entertainment kicking off at 2pm!”
Annual Huntington Holiday Lights & Sounds Parade
10th Annual “Holiday Lights & Sounds” Parade, which draws
between 5,000 and 10,000 people to downtown Huntington Village, will kick off
at 5:30 PM from the Big H Shopping Center on New York Avenue and will proceed
north to Main Street and then west on Main Street to West Neck Road.
songwriter and founding member of The New York Bee Gees, Peter Mazzeo will
serve as Master of Ceremonies for the parade, which kicks off with musical
performances on and in front of the reviewing stand.
will include competitions for the best floats in several categories, with
judging based on how well they follow the theme of the parade, “Holiday Lights
& Sounds.” The friendly competition among fire departments is particularly
fierce, because the winning department gets to choose who will play Santa Claus
in the 2020 parade. Businesses and organizations are also encouraged to
participate in the Parade,
download a 2019 Holiday Parade
and return it to Huntington
Manor Fire Department, Attn: Holiday Parade Committee, 1650 New York
Avenue, Huntington Station, NY 11746 by November 22, 2019.
To be a
Parade Sponsor, download a 2019 Parade Sponsor and
and return it to
Town of Huntington, Attn: Betty Walsh, 100 Main Street, Room 200, Huntington,
NY 11743 by November 22, 2019. Please make checks payable to: The
Huntington Human Services Institute, Inc.
will be hosting the Interactive Parade Map created by Town GIS staff.
Participating businesses will be listed on the Parade Map, which can be
accessed on any smart phone, computer, laptop, tablet, or other device.
will browse the interactive Holiday Parade Map, full of giveaways and special
offers related to Small Business Saturday and the Holiday Parade. The
Interactive Parade Map also allows the user to see the location of all the
events, entertainment, parking, transportation information and more. At the end
of the holiday season the Parade Map becomes the Business Map. The business
sponsors that take part in the Parade Map as a sponsor remain on the Business
Map from 2019 to 2020.
merchant wishing to be featured on the map and offer deals for the Holiday
Season can download a 2019 Parade Map
and return it by November 22, 2019 to
Tree Lighting Ceremony & Wall Street Festival
parade has grown, so have the activities surrounding it. Wall Street is closed
for a street festival filled with games, food and music as everyone awaits the
lighting of the tree and a chance for the children to meet Santa.
Mazzeo, singer, songwriter and founding member of The New York Bee Gees, will
serve as Master of Ceremonies for the Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony,
performances include those by Peter Mazzeo & The New York Bee Gees and The
Huntington Men’s Chorus.
tree lighting ceremony, the festival will continue on Wall Street. A DJ will
take over to maintain the festive mood, as children pay a visit to Santa Claus,
have their faces painted, play in the bounce houses, visit a balloon artist and
enjoy free hot chocolate, popcorn, and cotton candy. Musicians and street
performers will play throughout the village as families shop, play games and
participate in activities.
1:00 PM, the Huntington Public Library and Panera Bread will host children’s
holiday crafts and the 4th Annual Scavenger Hunt for children and parents will
kick off in front of Ben
and Jerry’s on Main Street.
Activity and Performance Schedule for 2019 Huntington Holiday Parade and