Located just 10 minutes east of Stony Brook, Port Jefferson is a vibrant harbor town with plenty to do.
The village center offers writing workshops, women’s self defense courses, dancing classes, etc. It also houses small art exhibits and offers free wireless internet to visitors.
Skating on the Harbor
Open mid-November though mid-March.
Located next to the Village Center, this expanding park project is right on the water and offers a picnic area.
Port Jefferson Village offers residents 1 1/2 miles of shoreline on Long Island Sound. Beaches are open from mid-June to Labor Day, with lifeguards are on duty daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Port Jefferson Charles Dickens Festival
Annual weekend-long festival of performances, caroling, teas, and other themed events. Its usually held the first weekend of December.
Theatre Three is a year-round, not-for-profit professional regional theatre that was founded in 1969. For the past 21 seasons, Theatre Three has occupied Athena Hall, a 125-year-old historic building. Each year, Theatre Three presents a Mainstage season of seven productions (four musicals, two plays, and A Christmas Carol.) The Second Stage presents an ongoing series of events including small plays, original one-acts, staged readings, and cabaret performances. The in-house Children's Theatre presents nine original topical musicals. Call (631) 928-9100.