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Spending the Holiday Season in a Luxury Beach Getaway Rental Home?

Thank you for choosing to spend the holiday season with Luxury Beach Getaway. There is so much to do in the Hamptons/North Fork of Long Island for all ages. A list of the best holiday events can be found below. And remember, if there is anything we can do to make your stay even more spectacular, please don’t hesitate to call- 631-433-0049.

Holiday Shopping & the Lionel Layout

Dates: Saturday, December 21st, 2019 and Saturday, December 28th, 2019
Time: 10 am - 4 pm
Location: 416 Griffing Avenue, Riverhead, NY
Description: Visit the Historic Lionel Layout at Riverhead and complete your holiday train shopping in our gift shop! 
Cost: Admission is FREE.
Holiday Light Show

Dates: Friday, December 20th, 2019 - Sunday, December 22nd, 2019
Times: 5 pm -11 pm 
Location: Long Island Sports Park- 149 Edwards Ave, Calverton, NY
Phone: 631-698-6230
Description: Join us for a memorable drive-through holiday light show.
Cost: $23 per car. Photo with Santa $22
Tickets can be purchased here:


Holiday Cookie Decorating Showdown 

Date: Friday, December 20th, 2019
Time: 3:30 pm
Location: Teen Center at the Patchogue-Medford Carnegie Library-160 West Main Street, Patchogue, NY 11772
Description: Come decorate cookies and get into the holiday spirit while competing to win! For Teens in Grades 6-12 only.
Cost: Free
Elf the Musical- The Holiday Production 

Date: Friday, December 20th, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Location: Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts- 71 East Main Street, Patchogue, NY 11772
Description: Elf, The Musical has quickly entered the pantheon of holiday classics, and for good reason. This warm-hearted family musical tells the story of Buddy, a human accidentally transported to the North Pole as a baby who grows up believing himself to be an elf, despite his large size and sub-par toy-making. Upon learning the truth from Santa, Buddy journeys to New York to find his father and help the jaded city folk rediscover the wonder and joy of the Christmas season. Content Advisory: May not be suitable for all ages. While there is no official rating system for live theatre, we encourage you to use your judgment based on age, maturity level, and subject matter. Other dates and times are available. 
Cost- Tickets range from $59 to $89. 

Holiday Gift Show 

Date: Until Sunday, December 22nd, 2019
Time: 3 pm
Location: Topping Rose House- 1 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Tpke, Bridgehampton, New York 11932
Description: Southampton Soap Co. & friends 8th Annual Holiday Gift Show. Two winter weekends to shop beautiful gifts crafted by the East Ends finest artisans. Join us for our 8th Annual Holiday Gift Show at the historic Topping Rose House in Bridgehampton, featuring the finest artists and makers from the East End for a stress-free, joyous, local shopping experience. Bring a list, leave with a smile. After you have checked off your shopping list, you are free to enjoy brunch, lunch, appetizers and cocktails at Jean Georges restaurant to make this a truly festive and memorable holiday outing with friends. Want more? After lunch, book a massage or facial at the spa for an afternoon of self-love and self-care. Children can visit the craft table sponsored by Hamptons Macaroni Kid while parents shop. Among those showing their wares weekend TWO will be 8Knots, Camilla Wylie Ceramics, CHRONICLE WINES, CoopersTale, Designs by the Sea, DP Knives, MADE, NeoByzantine Gold, Hamptons Beach Glass, Hamptons Handpoured, Kenna Panton Glass Artist, Love for Mama, NUNA knits, Zitelle, Rebecca Dolber Jewelry I R.E.D, Old York Farm, Two Jammin’ Chicks, The Wing It Project, Pierpont Blossom Farms, and your favorite Southampton Soap Co.
Cost- Free
Extended Holiday Hours Museum Open 

Date: Thursday, December 26th, 2019
Time: 11 am 
Location: Long Island Science Center- 40 Peconic Avenue, Riverhead, NY
Description: The Long Island Science Center will have special extended holiday hours. Come in and enjoy some family science fun!
Cost- Admission is $10.


Christmas Eve Celebration

Date: Tuesday, December 24th, 2019
Time: 3 pm- midnight
Location: The Springs Tavern- 15 Fort Boulevard, East Hampton, NY 
Description: Join the Springs Tavern on Christmas Eve for drinks specials and a limited menu including "All You Can Eat Pasta" as we celebrate the Holiday Season.
Lords of 52nd Street X-mas – Legends of the Billy Joel Band

Date: Friday, Dec 20th, 2019
Time: Doors, bar & restaurant open at 6:30. Show starts at 8pm.
Location: Suffolk Theater- 118 East Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11901
Description: Scenes from An Italian Restaurant, Moving Out, Only The Good Die Young, My Life - so many more... There is no better way to celebrate the holidays than with THE ACTUAL BAND that recorded Billy Joel's The Stranger, Turnstiles, 52nd Street, and more... Billy Joel's original hit-making band, the inimitable LORDS OF 52nd STREET! Richie Cannata, Liberty DeVitto, Russell Javors with David Clark handling piano & vocal duties -- THE LORDS OF 52nd STREET! Have yourself a merry little Xmas, Long Island! Don't miss out!
Cost- Tickets range from $46-$49. There will be a $10 food and beverage minimum per person at all tables.


Christmas Prix Fixe Dinners

Date: Tuesday, December 24th, 2019 and Wednesday, December 25th, 2019
Time: 3 pm- close
Location: Bistro 72- 1830 West Main Street, Riverhead, NY
Description: Enjoy a 3-course Christmas Eve and Christmas Day prix fixe dinner with delicious entree options such as seafood linguini, honey glazed ham, filet mignon, roasted chicken, vegetable ravioli and much, much more. Enjoy family time without the worry of the Holiday mess and Clean-Up! Tax and gratuity is not included. Regular a la carte menu also is available. 
Cost: $59 per adult. $22.50 per child. 
Phone: Call 631.369.3325 for Reservations
Christmas Eve Dinner at Desmond’s

Date: Tuesday, December 24th, 2019
Time: 4-9 pm
Location: Desmond’s Restaurant and Pub- 5720 NY-25a, Wading River, NY 
Description: Celebrate Christmas Eve with Desmond’s where you can enjoy a carefree dinner with your family to ring in the holidays! Includes a three-course prix fixe menu. Skip the hassle. 
Cost: $44.95 Per Person + Tax & Gratuity
Phone: For reservations, please call 631-846-2335.
Visit this link to view the full menu:
New Years Eve Laugh, Dine and Dance 2020 at Suffolk Theater

Date: Tuesday, December 31st, 2019
Time: Doors, bar and restaurant open at 6:30 p.m. The event begins at 8 p.m.
Location: Suffolk Theater- 118 East Main Street, Riverhead, NY
Description: Ring in the New Year at Suffolk Theater. A night of dining, dancing, laughter and elegant fun will start the year off right! The night will include a hilarious lineup of comedians presented by Long Island Comedy, live music by DJ Phil, and exquisite cuisine from Chef Noah (additional fee). A live broadcast of the ball-drop will be shown on a giant full-stage projection screen and a champagne toast will begin the year. Happy New Year from your friends at Suffolk Theater. A special menu will be announced shortly.
Cost: Tickets start at $49 and can be purchased online. There will be a $10 food and beverage minimum per person at all tables. The purchase of a ticket to this invite includes admission to Suffolk Theater’s New Years’ Eve After Hours Dance Party.


New Year’s Eve Gala in the Grand Ballroom 

Date: Tuesday, December 31st, 2019 - Wednesday, January 1st, 2020
Time: 8-10 pm
Location: Desmond’s Restaurant and Pub- 5720 NY-25a, Wading River, NY 
Description: Ring in the New Year in style at Desmond’s. The event includes 5 hours of premium bar service, passed hors d’oeuvres, a hot and cold buffet, champagne toast at midnight, live simulcast of Times Square, party hats, noisemakers, horns, entertainment by Tommy’s Tune DJ Entertainment. Ring in 2020 in style. (Must be 21 or older with a valid ID required.)
Cost: $125 All-inclusive per person 
Phone: For reservations, please call 631-284-4568.


Fishes & Wishes - Family Friendly New Year's Eve Party

Date: Tuesday, Dec 31st, 2019
Time: 6:30 pm
Location: Long Island Aquarium- 431 East Main Street, Riverhead, NY 
Description: Bring the kids and join the Long Island Aquarium for their annual Fishes & Wishes New Year’s Eve Celebration!  There will be great food and lots of family fun, plus entertainment you won’t find anywhere else, including a Meet & Greet by one of our adorable Penguins! Guests will enjoy a cocktail hour, buffet dinner (including beer and wine), a DJ and dancing, crafts for the kids, dessert including an ice cream bar, plus a mock-Midnight champagne and sparkling cider toast (at 10:30pm), and of course the beauty of the Aquarium at night. A night to remember for all!
Cost: Children 3-12: $60 (Members: $55), Adults (13+): $99 (Members: $89), Children 2 & Under: $5
Phone: Reservations required – call 631.208.9200, ext. 426 or book online
New Years Craft Extravaganza

Date: Friday, December 27th, 2019
Time: Morning session- 10 am - 12 pm, Afternoon session- 1 - 3 p.m.
Location: Long Island Maritime Museum- 88 West Avenue, West Sayville, NY
Description: Are you excited for 2020? Looking for a children's program during the holiday break? Look no further! Join the Long Island Maritime Museum for their first-ever New Years Craft Extravaganza! Create a countdown clock, celebration slime and your very own New Years’ headband to take home! The program is designed for children in grades K through 5. Each session is limited to 25 participants. Students should wear art appropriate clothing. 
Cost: Class is $15 each per child on a first-come, first-serve basis. LIMM members should receive a 10% discount. 
Phone: Preregistration is required- classes fill up quickly! Contact Erin at or 631-854-4974 to register. 
New Year's Eve with Matt Marshak

Date: Tuesday, Dec 31, 2019
Time: 5:00 pm
Location: Bistro 72-1830 West Main Street, Riverhead, New York 
Description: Back by popular demand Matt Marshak is joining Bistro 72 to ring in the new year! Two seating's of fine dining, and live performances by Long Island's own funk-jazz sensation, Matt Marshak, and piano impresario Ed Pisano. The evening begins with the piano stylings of Ed Pisano from 5PM - 9PM, and our Early Seating, a three-course dinner served from 5PM – 7:30PM. Reservations for our Regular Seating, a five-course dinner, start at 7:30PM and will continue into the New Year (1AM). Matt Marshak picks things up with his funk-jazz style from 9PM – 1AM, and then it's glasses and flutes clinking as we ring in the New Year! Guitarist/Singer-Songwriter Matt Marshak incorporates everything from funk and jazz to his latest Americana singer- songwriter material. Joining Matt are Jon Preddice on guitar/cello, Chris Marshak on drums, Pat Falco on bass. Marshak brings a unique, one of a kind, handcrafted style of guitar playing. A truly eclectic blend of jazz, urban groove, pop, funk, r&b, world beat, and much more. His style and sound have led him across the globe performing at some of the world's biggest jazz festivals.
Cost: $55 for three-course dinner (+tax, gratuity is not included) $95f for five-course dinner (+tax, gratuity is not included)
Visit this link to view the full menu:
Phone: For table reservations or more details on this exciting evening, call 631.369.3325.


New Years Eve Class with Michael Watson and Alex Burst

Date: Tuesday, Dec 31st
Time: 5:30pm
Location: Mandala Yoga Center for Healing Arts-10 Amagansett Square, Amagansett, NY 
Description: Join Michael Watson and Alex Burst at Mandala Yoga Center for Healing Arts for an unforgettable end to 2019. Through this intentional, themed yoga practice, guided by the breath, prepare to release that which no longer serves you; creating space for all you desire in 2020. Leave with a whole new sense of clarity, abundance and gratitude. Open to all levels.
Cost: By donation. 


East End Events For a Wonderful Winter Stay

Thank you for choosing to stay with Luxury Beach Getaway this winter season. There is plenty to do in the Hamptons/North Fork of Long Island all year round. A list of the top winter events can be found below. And remember, if there’s anything at all we can do to make your stay even more spectacular, please don’t hesitate to call- 631-433-0049.

Kick the Keg with North Fork Brewing 

Date: Thursday, January 9th, 2020
Time: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Location: Bistro 72. 1830 West Main Street, Riverhead, New York 11901
Description: Kick the Keg is our hat tip to local Long Island breweries! Each month enjoy a kickoff party with tastings and live music that is FREE to attend. Stop in all January while North Fork Brewing Co is on special!                                                                                                                                                                   
Cost: Free

Psychic Dinner Night at Desmond’s                                                                                                                                                                                      

Date: Monday, January 13th, 2020                                                                                                                                                                                          Time: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.                                                                                                                                                                                                          Location: Desmond's Restaurant & Pub at East Wind. 5720 NY-25A, Wading River, New York 11792                                                                                    Description: Hindsight is 20/20! Bring your friends and family and join us for dinner and a unique Psychic experience and see what the future holds. Psychic Medium Brenda Lee & Co * will join us for this eventful evening. Buffet style dinner includes: Salad, Entrée, Dessert, Coffee and Soda. Dinner includes a one-on-one private meeting! Limited seating. Make reservations now!                                                                                                                                                                          Cost: All-inclusive for $65 per person. Full payment required at the time of the reservation.                                                                                                        Phone: Call 631.846.2335

Riverhead Farmers Market

Date: Saturday, January 11th, 2020 (recurring event- Saturdays through April 25th, 2020)
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location: 54 East Main Street Riverhead, NY 11901
Description: The Riverhead Farmers Marke
t is an indoor winter market operated by the East End Food Institute in Riverhead, featuring locally grown and sourced produce, dairy, poultry and meat, wines, baked goods and artisan-crafted products.                                          

Comedy Night at Greenport Harbor Brewery 

Date: Friday, January 17th, 2020
Time: Show starts at 8 p.m.
Location: Greenport Harbor Brewery and Restaurant. 42155 Main Road Peconic, NY 11958
Description: Come laugh out loud with three of New York’s top comedians while enjoying 14 beers on tap, local wine and a special menu prepared by Executive Chef Greg. Comedians include: Dr. Harry Freedman, who will host the evening, appeared on Everybody Loves Raymond and has opened for Ray Romano. Dennis Rooney has performed at the Asheville and Cleveland Comedy Festivals. In 2019, he placed in the final four at Caroline’s Comedy Madness competition, beating out 60 other comedians. He also recently opened for Andrew Dice Clay. Carie Karavis has appeared on Comedy Central, New Joke City and has been featured at the world-famous Montreal Comedy Festival, Mohegan Sun and in Las Vegas. She also just filmed a special at Molloy College. 
Cost: $20. Tickets are available online.

Wine Pairing Dinner Featuring Macari Vineyards

Date: January 17th, 2020
Time: 6:30 - 9:00 p.m.
Location: Cowfish Hampton Bays. 258 East Montauk Highway Hampton Bays, NY 11946
Description: Join us at Cowfish for an amazing evening of five delicious courses paired with the finest selections of wines by Macari Vineyards. At 7:00 p.m., the First Course wlll be Served. Course 1 includes Edamame Hummus: pickled vegetables, sesame oil, togarashi flatbread cracker. The first course will be paired with a 2017 “Horses” Sparkling Cabernet Franc. Course 2 includes Herbed Gnocchi: wild mushroom cream reduction, oven-roasted tomatoes, grated reggiano cheese, chives. The second course will be paired with a 2017 Chardonnay Estate. Course 3 includes Ahi Tuna: lo mein noodle, shiitake mushrooms, peanuts, grape tomatoes, Napa cabbage, Bok choy, plum sauce, orange ponzu. Course 3 will be paired with a 2019 Early Wine. Course 4 includes Boston Strip Roast: ube potato purée, charred broccolini, bone marrow, compound butter. Course four will be paired with a 2015 Bergen Road. Course 5 includes a PB&J Sundae: chocolate chip banana bread, peanut butter ice cream, try-berry sauce, fresh whipped cream, peanut butter powder. Paired with a 2012 Block E Red. * Space is limited
Cost: $90 PP | $80 VILs (Price Does Not Include Tax or Gratuity)* $40 deposit due now to hold a reservation. The balance plus tax and gratuity is due the night of the event. The refund of the deposit will be granted if cancellation is
received seven (7) days prior to the event.

Saturday 90s Rewind 

Date: Saturday, January 18th, 2020
Time: 5:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location: North Fork Brewing Co. 24 East 2nd Street, Riverhead NY 11901
Description: We're turning back the clocks to NoFoBrewCo's favorite decade: the nineties! After our 90s Trivia Night on Wednesday, January 15th, we're throwing it back that Saturday with 90s cartoons on the projector all day and 90s tunes live by Erin Chase Music from 3-5 p.m. Put on your flannel, overalls and Doc Martens. Break out your animal print, butterfly clips and jelly shoes. We'll release a brand new IPA that afternoon, as well as launch our highly anticipated food truck, North Fork Chewing Co.

Food Truck Launch for NoFoChewCo!

Date: Saturday, January 18th, 2020
Time: 12:00 - 8:00 p.m. 
Location: North Fork Brewing Co. 24 East 2nd Street, Riverhead, New York 11901
Description: North Fork Brewing Co. has been lucky enough to partner up with longtime friend Kirsen Moore for a new venture. We are stoked to announce that our food truck launch will be on Saturday, January 18th at 12 noon. Come and try all the tasty delights! As always, the brewery is welcome to all, including well-behaved pups and tiny humans. We have water bowls and doggy treats behind the bar, as well as a changing table in a restroom, non-alcoholic beverages and games to play like Connect 4, Tic Tac Toe, Mini 
Cornhole and Donkey Kong Junior on an actual vintage arcade.

RGNY’s Blending Session

Date: Sunday, January 19th, 2020
Time: 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Location: RG|NY Vineyard 6025 Sound Ave Riverhead, NY 11901
Description: Join winemaker Lilia Pérez and blend your very own bottle of red wine at RGNY Vineyard. Blend a bottle of wine from four red wine varieties while enjoying cheese, charcuterie and chocolate. The session includes wine tasting, light food pairings and two bottles of the uniquely blended wine. 
Cost: Tickets are $76 for wine club members and $87 for general admission. Reservations can be made online. 
Phone: 631-298-0075

Tacos + Beer Pairing Dinner at the Brewery

Date: Friday, January 24, 2020
Time: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Location: North Fork Brewing Co. 24 East 2nd Street, Riverhead NY 11901
Description: It's what you've all been asking for... a taco and beer pairing dinner! On Friday, January 24th, we are partnering again with our friends at Mattitaco for a 6-course dinner. We are drooling over the menu and know that tickets will be scooped up fast, especially as holiday presents for the foodies in your life! Doors open at 6 and the first course will be served at 6:30 p.m. MINI TACO TRIO, Peconic Escargot, Harvest Moon Shellfish Co., Fried Wild Oyster, Sage Butter Poached Lobster Claw, * SURPRISE COURSE *, SMOKED CRESCENT FARMS DUCK with gooseberry salsa, CHIPOTLE JACKFRUIT CARNITAS with agave citrus salsa, ROUGH RIDER BOURBON (Long Island Spirits), GLAZED BRISKET with salsa borracho (drunken salsa), TRES LECHES CAKE, DINNER SERVED WITH FAMILY STYLE RICE + BEANS. (6 beer pairings to be announced as the event nears)
Cost: Tickets are $65, with North Fork Brewing Native Members discounted at $60. 
Phone: For reservations, you can reserve through the Facebook event, call 631-591-1191 (Wednesday through Sunday) or email our manager Michelle at michelle@northforkbre

Rocky Mountain Paint & Sip

Date: Friday, January 24, 2020 
Time: 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Location: The Painted Canvas- Eastwind. 5768 RT-25A, Wading River, New York 11792
Description: Learn to paint the amazing Rockies and serene lakes with this fun class! Enjoy learning some fun acrylic techniques with our unique step by step method. Great for everyone! BYOB. 
Phone: Reserve online at or by phone 631-886-2444.

 Sundays with Grandma                                                                                                                                                                                                               Date: Sunday, January 26th, 2020

Time: 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Description: Sundays with Grandma is back by popular demand! This fall and winter we’re looking forward to hosting this special event once more. Sundays with Grandma features a pasta demonstration, four-course homemade meal paired with our award-winning wines, live music including classic Italian songs, and more! This event is strictly 21 and over only. **PLEASE NOTE: If you are coming with another group but have purchased tickets separately, you need to call the winery to request sitting together. Because there is limited seating, all seats are assigned. If you do not call ahead of time, we cannot guarantee you will be sitting with the other party. We appreciate your cooperation.
Cost: The cost of the dinner is $75 and includes tax and gratuity as well as everything listed above. There is a $10 discount for wine club members and one guest – Wine Club members must call the winery for the discounted price. For the wine club, please call 631-722-3416 for the discount code.
Phone: For more information, call Diliberto Winery at 631-722-3416.

3rd Annual North Fork Chili Cook-Off

Date: Sunday, January 26th, 2020
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: Greenport Harbor Brewery and Restaurant. 42155 Main Road Peconic, NY 11958
Description: $20 includes entry and chili samplings from some of the best Creek Oysters, 1943 Pizza, Andy’s, Ellen’s on Front and more! And a vote for your favorite. Greenport Harbor Brewing Company will be releasing the organic lime juice to spice up the competition. Winners for Judge’s Choice and People’s Choice will be announced. 
Cost: $20

“The McCartney Years” at Suffolk Theater

Date: February 2nd, 2020
Time: 7:30 p.m. 
Location: Suffolk Theater. 118 East Main Street Riverhead, NY 11901
Description: Experience a premier Paul McCartney experience at Suffolk Theater on Sunday, Feb. 2 at 7:30 p.m. All the hits from Paul McCartney’s time in “The Beatles” and “WINGS” will be played. Period true instruments, costumes, and more will be featured during this show. Door, bar & restaurant open for drinks and dining at 6 p.m., show begins at 7:30 p.m. Price fixe and a la carte menus are available for additional purchase.
Cost: Tickets are $49 or $59 and can be purchased online. There is a $10 food/beverage minimum per person at all tables. 
Phone: 631-727-4343

13th Annual Winterfest Kickoff Party

Date: Friday, February 7th, 2020
Time: 7:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Location: Hotel Indigo Long Island- East End. 1830 West Main Street Riverhead, NY 11901
Description: Join us for the hottest party in the winter! Celebrate the East End of Long Island with five weeks of events, food, music, wine and more! Taste and experience the East End with food, beer and craft vendors. Huge Chinese auction and 50/50 and more! Photo booth fun. Featuring two floors of entertainment, vendors and tastings. Live music and participating vendors to be announced. This event is 21 and over. Credit cards will be accepted for the auction tickets.
Cost: $20- $60
Phone: 631-494-2978

Valentine’s Day Dinner at Desmond’s

Date: February 14, 2020
Time: 4:00 - 9:00 p.m. 
Description: Take your valentine out to a fabulous dinner date here at Desmond’s Restaurant. Enjoy a delicious 3 Course Prix Fixe dinner – MENU To Be Announced. 
Cost: $44.95, + tax and gratuity (not included)
Phone: For reservations, please call 631.846.2335

Brews & Beads Mardi Gras Celebration

Date: Saturday, February 22nd, 2020
Time: 1:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Location: Jamesport Farm Brewery. 5873 Sound Avenue, Riverhead, NY 11901
Description: Come on over to the brewery as the beats flow while delicious, local, craft beer flows right along too! Featuring live entertainment with authentic NOLA-style music by Bob Barta & Friends. Come and get your limited edition JFB beads and celebrate with us Mardi Gras style.
Cost: $5 cover charge at the door.

Music, Food & Wine at RGNY Vineyard

Date: Saturday, March 14, 2020
Time: 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Location: RG|NY Vineyard. 6025 Sound Ave Riverhead, 11901
Description: Enjoy a night full of great tunes and amazing wines at RGNY Vineyard on Saturday, Mar. 14 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. A full night at 60’s Invasion tunes and great wine can be expected. Wood-fired pizza truck from Brockenzo and light snacks will be available for purchase. Tickets include one glass of wine.
Cost: Tickets are $31 for standing room and $42 for seated.
Phone: 631-298-0075