Family Events

Decorated tree in Vanderbilt Mansion library

The Vanderbilt’s Most Festive Season

Every December, the Vanderbilt offers seasonal holiday events that have become popular traditions at the spectacular mansion of William K. Vanderbilt II – the tree lighting in the courtyard; the holiday dinner; tours of the mansion, decorated by local designers and garden clubs; and seasonal shows in the Planetarium Holiday hours The Museum and Planetarium...
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Halloween Events on Long Island

2015 Halloween Fun for Young Children

Workshops for Ages 3-4 and K-2, Plus a Party Young children can have Halloween fun in October at the Vanderbilt Museum. The museum’s Education Department has planned two workshops – one for ages 3 and 4, the other for grades K-2 – and a Halloween party for grades 2-5. Tuesday, October 20 Storytelling and Owl...
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Summer Night Dancing on Long Island

Last 2015 Mid-Summer Dance, September 3

Join us this Thursday for the last Mid-Summer Night Dances of the season. This Thursday, September 3, you can learn how to Salsa, taught by Alfred Peña of Rhythmology, winner of the 2012 World Latin Dance Cup.  The evening is co-produced with C & D Productions, Inc. Again, like last week, the forecast is for beautiful...
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William K. Vanderbilt II's Eagle's Nest mansion

Summer 2015 Fun at the Vanderbilt

Summer at the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum features a wide-ranging calendar of music, dance, theater and special events. A popular destination for Long Islanders and their families, the Vanderbilt offers moderately priced cultural entertainment, close to home. The Vanderbilt offers a rich historical and educational experience. Year-round, visitors can tour the estate, mansion and museum...
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Clam bake

Fourth Annual Vanderbilt Clam Bake – July 18, 2015

The Vanderbilt Museum’s Fourth Annual Clam Bake is set for Saturday, July 18, from 6:00 to 10:00 in the Celebration Tent on the Great Lawn overlooking Northport Bay and Long Island Sound. As a special treat, Clam Bake guests are invited to a private Planetarium show at 5:00 p.m. The menu offers a wide menu...
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