The Christmas spirit was in the air in downtown Glen Cove on Saturday when the city held an afternoon of holiday celebrations.
Shoppers strolled the downtown to support local stores during Small Business Saturday while sipping hot cocoa and munching on minty candy canes.
Families and friends also enjoyed complimentary horse and carriage rides through the streets where they could view the many trees that make up the Merry Tree Festival, decorated by local businesses and organizations.
Santa himself also stopped by to take pictures and listen to children’s wish lists.
The Merry Tree Festival will be open until Jan. 6, 2018. After, all trees will be planted in Glen Cove’s Christmas Tree Farm in Dennis Brian Murray Park.