8 Spots to Rock Your Ugly Holiday Sweater

‘Tis the season for ugly holiday sweaters. A fashion faux pas turned holiday trend, ugly sweaters are a staple of the season that can add hilarity to any gathering. Check out some of these ugly holiday sweater parties for some festive fun.

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Rockville Centre

What: 4th Annual Shipyard Ugly Sweater Bar Crawl
Where: Begins at Cannon’s Blackthorn (49 N Village Ave)
When: Friday, Dec. 8, 6pm
Why go: What began as a group of friends gathering to celebrate the holidays has turned into a tradition. The bar crawl includes spots like Cannon’s Blackthorn, The Dark Horse Tavern, The Beach House, Parlay Gastropub and Kasey’s Kitchen and Cocktails. Each stop will have three Shipyard beers on draft. Click to go

Cold Spring Harbor

What: Harbor Nights: Ugly Sweater Party
Where: CSH The Whaling Museum & Education Center (301 Main Street)
When: Thursday, Dec. 14, 6:30-8:30pm
Why go: Bring your creativity along with a sweater or sweatshirt and Harbor Nights will provide the rest. Spend the night decorating the perfect ugly holiday sweater while enjoying refreshments. Click to go

Franklin Square

What: Ugly Christmas Sweater Party with Bruce Jacques
Where: Beer Hall at the Plattduetsche Biergarten (1132 Hempstead Turnpike)
When: Friday, Dec. 15, 7-11pm
Why go: Wear your ugliest sweater and enjoy authentic German cuisine and beer on tap. Special guest Bruce Jacques will be performing. Click to go


What: Ugly Christmas Sweater Party with Hello Brooklyn
Where: The Stephen Talkhouse (161 Main Street)
When: Saturday, Dec. 16, 10pm
Why go: Join the New York City hip-hop and pop band, Hello Brooklyn, for a night out. Don’t forget to wear your ugly sweater since a prize will be awarded to the person wearing the ugliest one. Click to go 


What: Post Office Café’s Ugly Sweater Party
Where: Post Office Café (130 West Main Street)
When: Thursday, Dec. 21, 9pm
Why go: Head to Babylon, sporting your ugly sweater, for music, food and NFL drink specials. Click to go


What: Maxwell’s Ugly Sweater Party
Where: Maxwell’s (501 Main Street)
When: Friday, Dec. 22
Why go: Enjoy live music by JHaus and Bobby Digital from 5-9pm. After that, a DJ will takeover to keep this ugly sweater party going. Click to go


What: 90s Ugly Sweater Party with PLUNGE
Where: Mulcahy’s Pub and Concert Hall (3232 Railroad Ave)
When: Friday, Dec. 22, 10-11:55pm
Why go: Back for its 3rd year, this 90s themed ugly sweater party will feature drinks and PLUNGE, the ultimate 90s cover band. The person with the best sweater gets to go home with a TV. Click to go


What: 80s Ugly Christmas Sweater Party
Where: United Skates of America Roller Skating Center (1276 Hicksville Rd)
When: Saturday, Dec. 23, 9:30pm-12am
Why go: Kick off the holiday weekend with roller skating, 80s music and some seriously ugly sweaters. Click to go