Our Favorite North Fork Winter Activities
Stay at Harborfront Inn in Greenport, NY this season and discover some of the best North Fork winter activities. From family-friendly outings to romantic evenings, there's something for everyone to enjoy during winter in Long Island.
Riverhead Indoor Farmers Market
117 E Main St, Riverhead NY 11901
Local vendors at this beloved farmers market bring their wares indoors during the colder winter months. Stop by on Saturdays from 10am to 2pm and browse stalls packed with artisan crafts and tasty provisions, including fresh produce, dairy, meats, fish, and more.
Greenport Ice Rink
Mitchell Park, Greenport NY 11944
Enjoy a classic winter sport and the crisp North Fork air at this outdoor ice rink in Greenport. The rink has daily public sessions and remains open for extended “Family Night” hours on Fridays; ice skate rentals and beginners lessons are also available.
Long Island Aquarium
431 East Main Street, Riverhead NY 11901
Appealing to visitors of all ages, Long Island Aquarium provides an educational and entertaining experience with both indoor and outdoor exhibits. Walk through the Amazon Rainforest, admire the largest all-living, closed-system coral reef, and check out Poseidon’s Treasure Room.
825 North Road, Greenport NY 11944
Warm up with a winter wine tasting at Greenport’s own Kontokosta Winery. The tasting room is open seven days a week, with bottles and gift cards available for purchase. Located along the Long Island Sound, this beautiful venue can also be rented for private events.
Greenport Harbor Brewing Company
234 Carpenter Street, Greenport NY 11944
Beer drinkers can opt to sample the brews at Greenport Harbor Brewing Company, which offers a satisfying selection of year-round, limited release, and OG (Original Greenport) Series beers. You can also stop by the brewery’s Peconic restaurant to fill up on local fare.
The Custer Observatory
Bayview Ave, Southold NY 11971
Enjoy a “guided tour of the sky” courtesy of the volunteer staff at The Custer Institute and Observatory. Saturday Night Observing is offered from 7pm to midnight (weather permitting) and is a great opportunity to learn a little astronomy.