Enjoy the East End Al Fresco. 
From Riverhead to Orient to Montauk

The Eastern End of Long Island, New York City’s backyard beach getaway, offers a variety of fun activities for all ages and interests. From Riverhead to Greenport to Montauk, there are the Hamptons, North Fork farms and vineyards, breweries, scenic beaches, and stunning views. From tall ship festivals to music festivals to drag racing events, to the Long Island Aquarium, Splish Splash, and the Parrish Art Museum, there’s something for everyone.

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End Up Here! May 23

East End Arts
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For one day each year, East End Arts transforms Downtown Riverhead by the Peconic River into a vibrant celebration of the arts. On Sunday, May 26th from 12p - 5p, visitors can stroll down Main Street, enjoy the fresh air, watch artists in action, and engage in family-oriented activities. The atmosphere is filled with music and the enticing aromas of local food trucks.

Artists, musicians, and art enthusiasts of all ages come together as artists transform the streets into dynamic works of art.  You can even become an active participant by purchasing your own square to design!  CLICK HERE

This family-friendly event offers something for everyone:
- Street Painting for all ages and skill levels
- Live Music
- Interactive Art
- Kids Zone
- Craft & Artisan Vendors
- Food Trucks & Local Restaurants
- Fine Arts Sale
- Drum Circle
- Dance & Theatre Performances

Make the most of your East End visit this holiday weekend and discover accommodations, dining, and exploration opportunities at eastendgetaway.com and on our Instagram page @eastendgetaway.
THIS WEEKEND ON THE EAST END
The Greater Westhampton Chamber of Commerce will once again host the Annual Maggie Burbank Arts and Crafts Show on the Great Lawn (corner of Potunk Lane and Main Street in Westhampton Beach). The show will be held rain or shine on Saturday, May 25th, and Sunday, May 26th from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. This free event features over 50 artists and artisans showcasing their incredible works of art including oils, acrylics, watercolors, mixed media, wood and metal sculpture, wearable art, jewelry, and photography. All featured artists are chosen through a competitive selection process. 

Bug Light Cruise & Tour

East End Seaport Museum, Greenport   |   Saturday, May 25th   5p - 7p

Join us for a two hour cruise & tour of this east end treasure. Learn the lighthouse’s fascinating history and lore from your guide. 

MORE INFORMATION & RESERVATIONS

PLAN YOUR FUN: EXPLORE THESE UPCOMING ENTERTAINMENT OPTIONS

The Allman Betts Band

Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center
Wednesday, May 22nd   |   8p
MORE INFORMATION & TICKETS

Rites of Spring Music Festival: Amusing the Strings

Poquatuck Hall ​, Orient
Saturday, May 25th   |   5p
MORE INFORMATION & TICKETS

MORE INFORMATION & TICKETS

MORE INFORMATION & TICKETS

Shelter Island Friends of Music Concert Series

Shelter Island Presbyterian Church
Sunday, May 26th   |   6p

MORE INFORMATION

 

Silent Disco Dance Party

Guild Hall, East Hampton
Sunday, May 26th   |   7p - 10p

RESERVATIONS

FRESH FINDS: YOUR EAST END FARMERS MARKETS
MONDAY, MAY 27TH MEMORIAL DAY PARADES AND SERVICES
NORTH FORK
Greenport -
American Legion Memorial Day Parade10a   
Steamboat Corner 
Plus the Greenport Fire Department Star Hose Company's annual Memorial Day Carnival takes place May 25th to 28th at the Polo Grounds on Moore's Lane with fireworks at 10p on the 27th.

Mattituck - 10a
A ceremony and presentation of dignitaries at the monument located in front of Post 861 on Wickham Avenue followed by the parade. A reception will be held at Post 861 afterwards and the public is invited to attend all functions.

Riverhead -  9a
Osborn Avenue to the World War I monument on the corner of Court and West Main Streets, where the first ceremony is held. From there, participants proceed east on Main Street to East Avenue, and then north to St. John’s Cemetery, for a wreath-laying ceremony. Services and ceremonies follow at the Civil War monument in Riverhead Cemetery and at the War Memorial Monument at the Pulaski Street School.

SOUTH FORK
Westhampton Beach - 11a
Service - VFW Post 5350, 101 Old Riverhead Rd.  Refreshments to follow.

Hampton Bays - 10:30a
Service at the American Legion Hand-Aldrich Post 924, located at 55 Ponquogue Avenue followed by the parade beginning at the Legion and heading to Main Street before concluding at Good Ground Cemetery, where a service will take place around 11a.

Southampton - 10:45a
A short parade will begin from the First Presbyterian Church, to South Main Street, proceeding west down Jobs Lane to Agawam Park for memorial service at 11a. Refreshments for all afterwards at Veterans Memeorial Hall.

Sag Harbor - 9a
The Chelberg & Battle American Legion Post #388 parade begins at the World War II monument near Mashashimuet Park and ends at Marine Park, passing through Main Street.

East Hampton - 9a - 11a
Hosted by the VFW and the American Legion, the Memorial Day event includes a flyover at Main Beach at 9a, a parade on Main Street at 10a, and a ceremony on the Village Green at 11a.
WHAT THE LOCALS KNOW
Horton Point Lighthouse is Opening for the Season!
May 25th - September 15th   |   11:30a - 4p
3575 Lighthouse Road, Southold

Explore new exhibits on shipwrecks, rum running and whaling activity and learn about the East End's maritime heritage. Don't forget to climb the tower!
PLAN AHEAD

 

Shop, eat, drink & enjoy Mattituck all day and come back for more as we close Love Lane and open it up to a great night of family fun, with shops open late, food, local craft beverages and artisanal items to peruse and enjoy!

69th Annual Mattituck Lions Club
Strawberry Festival

Wednesday, June 12th - Saturday, June 16th

MORE INFORMATION

Year Round Your Next Amazing Getaway Could Be On The Beautiful East End of Long Island! We're Not Just Your Weekend Destination Anymore. No Matter the Season, There is a Reason to...End Up Here!
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East End Tourism Board of Directors 2024:

Bryan DeLuca - President

Paul Monte - Vice President

Steve Bate - Secretary

Michael Ciaramella
Jessica Insalaco
Nancy Kouris

Connie Losandro
Mariah Miltier

Kristen Reyes
Lisa Sannino

 
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Montauk Music Festival: Beachside Bliss, Music and More

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Montauk Music Festival: Beachside Bliss, Music and More

UPDATE: Due to weather, the Main Stage shows will be postponed.

The 13th Annual Montauk Music Festival is upon us, bringing four days of live music to the idyllic beach town of Montauk, New York. But why just get there when the journey itself can be just as amazing? The Hamptons are all about savoring the entire experience, and that includes exploring the local gems along the way.

Road Trip Ready:

Forget the straight shot – turn your trip to the Montauk Music Festival into a memorable adventure with these pit stops:

Fueling Up for Fun: Start your day right with a caffeine fix and a sweet treat. Grindstone Coffee & Donuts in East Hampton offers classic comfort, while Jack’s Stir Brew Coffee in Amagansett provides a more artisanal vibe.

Beach Bliss: The Hamptons boast stunning shorelines. Coopers Beach in Southampton Village offers 500 feet of pristine sand, perfect for soaking up the sun. Further east, Main Beach and Two Mile Hollow in East Hampton are local favorites. And of course, Montauk has Kirk Park Beach and State Parks like Hither Hills, Camp Hero, or Montauk Point. Insider Tip: Beaches require day permits starting in Mid-May.

The Art Scene: Looking for a cultural detour? Explore the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill, home to legendary works and beautiful grounds with contemporary sculptures (free to explore). Further down in East Hampton,LongHouse Reserve offers a serene 16-acre sculpture garden (admission fee applies).

Farm Fresh Finds: Support local agriculture! Don’t miss farm stands along the way, offering fresh produce,homemade jams, and local honey.

Wineries & Shopping: Explore the wineries and shops that dot the landscape (details available online).

Lunchtime Delight: Embrace the local vibe with a delicious lunch. The Clam Bar in Napeague is a 43-year-old institution, serving everything from lobster tails to inventive delights like lobster corn dogs. Non-seafood options are available too. Just down the road, The Lobster Roll, a must-visit since 1965, offers classic seafood shack fare.

Getting Festival-Ready:

With a full belly and a heart brimming with inspiration, you’re ready for the music! Remember to factor in travel time. Leaving early allows you to enjoy each stop at your own pace and arrive feeling relaxed and ready to rock out!


Montauk

Montauk Music Festival: Four Days of Live Music by the Beach

From May 16th to 19th, the festival offers a chance to discover up-and-coming independent artists while soaking up the sun and enjoying the seaside atmosphere.

The festival kicks off with a ticketed opening party on Thursday night at the Westlake Fish House. The rest of the weekend features free showcases at over 35 venues throughout Montauk. With a diverse range of musical styles represented, there’s something for everyone, from folk and rock to blues, jazz, and even hip-hop and reggae.

This year’s main stage will be set up at the Montauk Yacht Club, featuring ticketed performances on Saturday and Sunday. There’s also a family-friendly atmosphere, with admission/donation fees for the main stage events allowing access for both days, and free entry for children under five.

More than just great music, the Montauk Music Festival also supports a good cause. A portion of the proceeds goes to Lucia’s Angels and the East End Coalition for Women’s Cancers.

Whether you’re a die-hard music fan or simply looking for a fun way to spend a few days in Montauk, the Montauk Music Festival is a great option. With its beautiful setting, free events, and wide variety of music, it’s sure to be a memorable experience.

For more information, including the festival schedule and details on how to purchase tickets for the main stage shows, visit the Montauk Music Festival website https://www.montaukmusicfestival.com/schedule/.

May 14th Newsletter

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The13th Annual Montauk Music Festival (MMF) is a vibrant four-day celebration of independent artists, spotlighting the thriving music scene of Montauk. Organized by volunteers, supported by local businesses and individuals, and produced by the Montauk Sun, MMF aims to nurture the area's cultural vitality. From the Opening Party at Westlake Fish House to over 400 performances with 100 musicians at 45 venues, the festival spans various genres, including alternative, rock, folk, and more. This event offers free showcases for both artists and audiences to enjoy original music.

Experience the Montuak Music Festival from May 16-19 for unforgettable music-filled days, including open-air concerts. While in Montauk explore the beaches and parks, eat like a local and immersive yourself in the lively MMF atmosphere!

Make the most of your East End visit and discover accommodations, dining, and exploration opportunities at eastendgetaway.com and on our Instagram page @eastendgetaway.
Get from one venue to another easily with the Hampton Hopper!
Take a peek at the fun you can expect to have at the Montauk Music Festival!
THIS WEEKEND ON THE EAST END
One of Long Island’s largest celebrations of fiber arts and crafts. (Rain Date: May 19th)

Candle Making with Fire & Wixx at Sannino Vineyard

Friday, May 17th   |   6p - 8p
Enjoy a Glass of Sannino while you craft a custom hand-poured candle with Fire & Wixx.
RESERVATIONS

Bouquet Making and Brunch at Baiting Hollow Farm Vineyard

Sunday, May 19th   |   12p - 2p
Learn how to make the perfect flower arrangement with Westhampton Beach Florist.
PLAN YOUR FUN: EXPLORE THESE UPCOMING ENTERTAINMENT OPTIONS

Parrish Art Museum’s Salon Series: BORISEVICH DUO

Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill
Friday, May 17th   |   6p

Salon Series continues the spring season with an intimate performance by the Borisevich Duo, featuring internationally acclaimed pianist Margarita Loukachkina and violinist Nikita Borisevich. 
TICKETS

Brooklyn Ballet with Q&A

Sapan Greenport Theater
Saturday, May 18th   |   7p - 9p

Step into the world of dance as Brooklyn Ballet presents their dynamic choreography, celebrating the Opening Night of the Sapan Greenport Theatre. 
TICKETS
 

EXPLORE THE PAST

Southold Historical Museum Open for International Museum Day

Saturday, May 18th   |   1p -4p
The historic buildings at the Maple Lane Complex will be open for tours offering a chance to visit before the true season opening which takes place on June 29 this year. 
MORE INFORMATION

Mattituck History Day

Saturday, May 18th
Walking tours about local history: church and graveyard tour, plus Love Lane and afternoon tea with a Tuthhill Museum tour. 
MORE INFORMATION

FRESH FINDS: YOUR EAST END FARMERS MARKETS
Montauk Farmers Market - Opening Day
Open every Thursday through October 4th, with over 40 vendors, you are sure to love this community favorite event with everything from fresh veggies and cut flowers, to fantastic olive oils, to delicious sangria!

Greenport Farmers Market is BACK

Mitchell Park   |   Friday, May 17th   3p - 6:30p

After a hiatus, the Greenport Farmers Market is coming back with a new location on the beautiful waterfront of Mitchell Park. Running every Friday (3p - 6:30p) to October 11th, the market will focus exclusively on food and drink.

For updates, follow @greenportfarmers on Instagram.

WHB Farmers’ Market is more than a place to buy food—it’s an event you can share with your family and the surrounding community. The Farmers’ Market gives you an opportunity to meet the people who produced your food and that person can give you tips, recipes and insight how to best work with their product.
WHAT THE LOCALS KNOW

 

Fauna, the renowned dining destination known for its innovative culinary experiences in Westhampton Beach, is excited to announce the expansion of its service hours to include lunch daily starting May 13th. Guests can now enjoy Fauna’s unique menu offerings seven days a week from 11:30a, in addition to the regular dinner service and weekend brunch. 

To celebrate the launch of their new expanded hours, every guest who joins Fauna for lunch from May 13th to May 24th (Monday-Friday) will receive a complimentary mimosa, adding a festive touch to their dining experience. 
PLAN AHEAD

East End Arts Annual Mosaic Street Painting Festival

Downtown Riverhead   |   Sunday, May 26th   12p - 5p
MORE INFORMATION

Taste the East End

Long Island Aquarium,  Riverhead   |   Saturday,  June 15th  7p - 10:30p

If you love our Fish & Sips event you don’t want to miss the summer version. A flavor-filled night of food pairings with local craft beer, wine and cider! Plus live music throughout the property! Guests 21 and over, please.

RESERVATIONS 

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Year Round Your Next Amazing Getaway Could Be On The Beautiful East End of Long Island! We're Not Just Your Weekend Destination Anymore. No Matter the Season, There is a Reason to...End Up Here!
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East End Tourism Board of Directors 2024:

Bryan DeLuca - President

Paul Monte - Vice President

Steve Bate - Secretary

Michael Ciaramella
Jessica Insalaco
Nancy Kouris

Connie Losandro
Mariah Miltier

Kristen Reyes
Lisa Sannino

 
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End Up Here – April 17th Newsletter

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Springtime is characterized by the blossoming of flowers, with tulips predominantly blooming in April. Tulip fields present a picturesque landscape worth exploring. The journey out East offers a chance to experience the rural charm of the farm countryside, including newly opened stands and grounds.

Make the most of your East End visit and discover accommodations, dining, and exploration opportunities at eastendgetaway.com and on our Instagram page @eastendgetaway.


*photo courtesy of Waterdrinker
THIS WEEKEND ON THE EAST END
Long Island Wine Council (LIWC) members extend a special invitation to their Long Island neighbors to visit & experience Long Island wineries. Simply show your New York driver’s license & enjoy buy one, get one tasting flights at all participating wineries.

Resveratrol Talk & Wine Tasting with Dr. Pezzutor


Three Paumanok red wines from the 2021 vintage have been tested for their resveratrol content. We will taste these wines as Dr. Pezzuto gives a talk on the health benefits of resveratrol in wine. 

Wine Tasting in the Cellar

Raphael Vineyard, Peconic
Sunday, April 21st   1p

Fun & Educational.
Exclusive library wines.
Light snacks.
RESERVATIONS

Tulip Festival
Waterdrinker North Fork, Riverhead
Open daily (M-F  |  10a-6p  &   Sat/Sun  |  9a-6p)

Located at 4560 Sound Ave, Riverhead, Waterdrinker North Fork has opened their second location (original farm in Manorville) and kicking off the Spring with their spectacular Tulip Festival (Currently running until May 5th). Get ready to immerse yourself in a sea of vibrant tulips and handpick your favorite ones to create the perfect bouquet. Also, don't forget to swing by the Beer Garden (available Fri - Sun 11a-6p), where you can unwind with a refreshing brew amidst the blooms. Waterdrinker North Fork offers fun for the whole family and they can't wait to reveal the exciting surprises they have planned for this season!

Enjoy live music performances on Saturdays and Sundays from 11a-4p that will make your weekend visits even more special. 

Princess Tea Party at the Sea Star Ballroom

Sunday, April 21st   |   10a - 3p

Bring along your little ones and watch as they sing, dance, and have a blast with their beloved Princesses. It's the perfect chance to create beautiful memories while enjoying an elegant white-glove tea service complete with dainty finger sandwiches and delicious sweets.

RESERVATIONS
PLAN YOUR FUN: EXPLORE THESE UPCOMING ENTERTAINMENT OPTIONS
PLAN AHEAD
Seeking fun-filled activities for your little ones this Spring Break?
Dive into the Long Island Aquarium or have an outdoor adventure at Quogue Wildlife Refuge!

SPRING FUN-CATION

Monday, April 22nd to Friday, April 26th   |   9a - 5p

Kids 5-11 will tour the Aquarium, feed the sting rays, check out the Sea Lion Show, visit the Arcade, watch a movie, make a craft and more!  You can send your child for the entire week, or just for a day or two.  You’ll be assured that your child is having a good time in a safe, fun and educational environment.

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Spring Wildlife Camp at Quogue Wildlife Refuge
Tuesday, April 23rd to Friday, April 26th   |   9a - 12p

Give your little one an unforgettable adventure in the world of wildlife and learning! Each fun-packed day will feature an exciting hike, a creative craft project, and delightful interactions with animals.
A program for children in grades K – 5th.
REGISTER
Year Round Your Next Amazing Getaway Could Be On The Beautiful East End of Long Island! We're Not Just Your Weekend Destination Anymore. No Matter the Season, There is a Reason to...End Up Here!
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Email

East End Tourism Board of Directors 2024:

Bryan DeLuca - President

Paul Monte - Vice President

Steve Bate - Secretary

Michael Ciaramella
Jessica Insalaco
Nancy Kouris

Connie Losandro
Mariah Miltier

Kristen Reyes
Lisa Sannino

 
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April 10, 2024 Newsletter









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Spring break on the East End of Long Island offers a perfect opportunity for families to unwind and create unforgettable memories together. From outdoor adventures to arts and crafts workshops, there’s something for every interest and energy level. Start planning your getaway now and explore the available children’s programs designed to make this spring break one to remember. 

To discover places to stay, dine and explore, visit eastendgetaway.com, your go-to guide for all things East End. For a more personal touch, join our Instagram community @eastendgetaway, for exclusive insights and inspiration. 

*photo courtesy of Hallockville Museum Farm

THIS WEEKEND ON THE EAST END





Seal Walks at Cupsogue Beach in Westhampton
With over 31,900 seal encounters at Cupsogue Beach since 2006, be a part of the unique opportunity to observe, photograph, and learn about Long Island’s fascinating seals. The guided walks are suitable for children and cover approximately 1.25 miles round trip, lasting about 1 to 1.5 hours.

RESERVATIONS

Spring on the Farm – Children’s Program

Hallockville Museum Farm, Riverhead

Farm Hands and Hallockville Museum Farm are collaborating to host Spring Saturdays On The Farm for ages 5+.
Saturday, April 13th  10a – 11:30a   |  Growing To Learn Together – Barn Architecture
Saturday, May 11th   10a – 11:30a   |   Native Trees
Saturday, June 1st   10a – 12p   |   Old Time Farm Equipment
Saturday, June 22nd   10a – 12p   |   Plants That Heal

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Adults can sign up for Walking History Tour given at the same time. Sign Up Here   ​


GHOST HUNTING AT ROGERS MANSION
Southampton History Museum   |   Saturday, April 13th   7:30p – 10p
Ever dreamt of becoming a ghost hunter? Join the Long Island Paranormal
Investigators for a night at the 1843 Rogers Mansion. Participate in experiments, delve into paranormal theories, hear spine-chilling tales, and possibly depart with a tale of your own.

PLAN YOUR FUN: EXPLORE THESE UPCOMING ENTERTAINMENT OPTIONS



Iris Trio Ensemble at The LongHouse Reserve

Original Chamber Music and Poetry Combine To Draw Attention To Our Impact on the Environment

The Iris Trio will perform selections from The Blue and Green Chapters of Project Earth, their multi-year project in response to the enormous climate crisis currently facing the planet. Through chamber music and poetry, the ensemble strives to illuminate the impact of human behavior on the environment, addressing issues of climate change, pollution, habitat degradation, and biodiversity loss, while also giving center stage to the immense beauty and wonder found in nature.


Rites of Spring Music Festival: Piano Marathon

Jamesport Meeting House   |   Sunday, April 14th   4p

This rousing musical proposal presented by Rites of Spring Music Festival as the PREVIEW of the new season kicking off in May is the result of joint forces with the Department of Music at Stony Brook University.

The 2024 Piano Marathon will explore the repertoire of two composers, Joseph Haydn and Arnold Schoenberg, icons of the First and Second Viennese schools. We hope you enjoy the humor, clarity and distinctive sound worlds presented by this pairing.

TICKETS

 


(631) 369-3325   |  Riverhead
American; Prix fixe menus: $24 / $39 
  
Bistro Ete
(631) 500-9085  |  Water Mill
French; Prix fixe menus: $46
  
Calissa
(631) 500-9292  |  Water Mill
Greek; Prix fixe menus: $46
  
Captain Jack’s On The Coast
(631) 204-5877  |  Southampton
Seafood; Prix fixe menus: $39
  
Cooperage Inn
(631) 727-8994  |  Baiting Hollow
American; Prix fixe menus: $39 / $46
  
Cowfish
(631) 594-3868  |  Hampton Bays
American; Prix fixe menus: $46
  
Fauna
(631) 288-3500  |  Westhampton Beach
American; Prix fixe menus: $46
  
il Buco al Mare
(631) 557-3100  |  Amagansett

  

Mediterranean; Prix fixe menus: $24 / $46

 
   

 

Lake View Grill
(631) 953-2133  |  Calverton
American; Prix fixe menus: $24 / $39
  
Legends Restaurant
(631) 734-5123  |  New Suffolk
New American; Prix fixe menus: $46
  
Nick & Toni’s
(631) 324-3550  |  East Hampton
Italian; Prix fixe menus: $46
  
On The Docks
(631) 886-1160  |  Aquebogue
American; Prix fixe menus: $39
  
R.AIRE
(631) 728-4184  |  Hampton Bays
European; Prix fixe menus: $46
  
Saaz Indian Restaurant
(631) 259-2222  |  Southampton
Indian; Prix fixe menus: $24 / $29 / $39 / $46
  
Southampton Publick House
(631) 283-2800  |  Southampton
American; Prix fixe menus: $24 / $39
  
Stone Creek Inn
(631) 653-6770  |  East Quogue
French; Prix fixe menus: $46
  
The Dimon Estate
(631) 722-0500  |  Jamesport
American; Prix fixe menus: $39
  

PLAN AHEAD

Seeking some fun-filled activities for your little ones this Spring Break?
Dive into the Long Island Aquarium 



SPRING FUN-CATION

Monday, April 22nd to Friday, April 26th   |   9a – 5p

Kids 5-11 will tour the Aquarium, feed the sting rays, check out the Sea Lion Show, visit the Arcade, watch a movie, make a craft and more!  You can send your child for the entire week, or just for a day or two.  You’ll be assured that your child is having a good time in a safe, fun and educational environment.

RESERVATIONS

Year Round Your Next Amazing Getaway Could Be On The Beautiful East End of Long Island! We’re Not Just Your Weekend Destination Anymore. No Matter the Season, There is a Reason to...End Up Here!

Website

Instagram

Facebook

YouTube

Email

East End Tourism Board of Directors 2024:

Bryan DeLuca – President

Paul Monte – Vice President

Steve Bate – Secretary

Michael Ciaramella
Jessica Insalaco
Nancy Kouris

Connie Losandro
Mariah Miltier

Kristen Reyes
Lisa Sannino

 

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April 3rd, 2024 Newsletter

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As flowers start to bloom, springtime on the East End brings a vibrant array of music series, festivals, and performances spanning both the North and South Forks. Whether your musical palate leans towards classical or contemporary, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Explore Shelter Island for their captivating Shelter Island Friends of Music series, or venture across the region for concerts from the Rites of Spring Music Festival.

Your music journey is just a click away at eastendgetaway.com, your go-to guide for all things East End. For a more personal touch, join our Instagram community @eastendgetaway, for exclusive insights and inspiration. 


*photo courtesy of Rites of Spring Music Festival
THIS WEEKEND ON THE EAST END

Seal Hikes at Montauk Point State Park

Saturday, April 6th   |   11a

A State Park naturalist will lead visitors on a scenic beach walk to an area where up to five species of seals can be observed. Along the hike, there will be opportunities to see many winter birds and to explore marine geology. If you’d like, bring binoculars!

RESERVATIONS

Seal Cruises in Shinnecock Bay 

Saturday, April 6th   |   12p – 2p

A CRESLI scientist will lead a 2 hour expeditions to view, photograph and gather information about the diversity and distribution of the seals in Shinnecock Bay. You’ll learn about the different species of seals in our waters, as well as the characteristics and behaviors that allow these animals to thrive. 

RESERVATIONS

Shelter Island Friends of Music Concert Series

Shelter Island Presbyterian Church   |   Saturday, April 6th   6p

2024 Grammy-Award winning Imani Winds performs “Black and Brown II: A Celebration of Composers of Color.” The quintet will play the music of Paquito D’Rivera, Valerie Colman, Carlos Simon, Billy Childs and others, including music especially written for and commissioned by Imani Winds.

SIFM presents world-class cultural performances, open to all, free of charge.

2024 Great North American Solar Eclipse

Custer Institute and Observatory, Southold   |   Monday, April 8th

 Witness the phenomenon of a solar eclipse in person through our filtered high-powered, state-of-the-art telescopes and using certified safe solar eclipse viewing glasses (provided). This rare celestial event occurs when the Moon aligns with the Sun, creating a shadow across the Earth along the path of totality. In our area, we will experience a partial solar eclipse with the moon covering approximately 90% of the sun’s disk at the peak of the eclipse at approximately 3:15pm. Watch with us as the Moon partially covers the Sun, casting a shadow over the Earth.

REGISTER
(631) 369-3325   |  Riverhead
American; Prix fixe menus: $24 / $39 
  
Bistro Ete
(631) 500-9085  |  Water Mill
French; Prix fixe menus: $46
  
Calissa
(631) 500-9292  |  Water Mill
Greek; Prix fixe menus: $46
  
Captain Jack’s On The Coast
(631) 204-5877  |  Southampton
Seafood; Prix fixe menus: $39
  
Cooperage Inn
(631) 727-8994  |  Baiting Hollow
American; Prix fixe menus: $39 / $46
  
Cowfish
(631) 594-3868  |  Hampton Bays
American; Prix fixe menus: $46
  
Fauna
(631) 288-3500  |  Westhampton Beach
American; Prix fixe menus: $46
  
il Buco al Mare
(631) 557-3100  |  Amagansett
  
Mediterranean; Prix fixe menus: $24 / $46

 
   
 
Lake View Grill
(631) 953-2133  |  Calverton
American; Prix fixe menus: $24 / $39
  
Legends Restaurant
(631) 734-5123  |  New Suffolk
New American; Prix fixe menus: $46
  
Nick & Toni’s
(631) 324-3550  |  East Hampton
Italian; Prix fixe menus: $46
  
On The Docks
(631) 886-1160  |  Aquebogue
American; Prix fixe menus: $39
  
R.AIRE
(631) 728-4184  |  Hampton Bays
European; Prix fixe menus: $46
  
Saaz Indian Restaurant
(631) 259-2222  |  Southampton
Indian; Prix fixe menus: $24 / $29 / $39 / $46
  
Southampton Publick House
(631) 283-2800  |  Southampton
American; Prix fixe menus: $24 / $39
  
Stone Creek Inn
(631) 653-6770  |  East Quogue
French; Prix fixe menus: $46
  
The Dimon Estate
(631) 722-0500  |  Jamesport
American; Prix fixe menus: $39
  
PLAN AHEAD

Iris Trio Ensemble at The LongHouse Reserve

Original Chamber Music and Poetry Combine To Draw Attention To Our Impact on the Environment
The Iris Trio will perform selections from The Blue and Green Chapters of Project Earth, their multi-year project in response to the enormous climate crisis currently facing the planet. Through chamber music and poetry, the ensemble strives to illuminate the impact of human behavior on the environment, addressing issues of climate change, pollution, habitat degradation, and biodiversity loss, while also giving center stage to the immense beauty and wonder found in nature.

Rites of Spring Music Festival: Piano Marathon

Jamesport Meeting House   |   Sunday, April 14th   4p

This rousing musical proposal presented by Rites of Spring Music Festival as the PREVIEW of the new season kicking off in May is the result of joint forces with the Department of Music at Stony Brook University.

The 2024 Piano Marathon will explore the repertoire of two composers, Joseph Haydn and Arnold Schoenberg, icons of the First and Second Viennese schools. We hope you enjoy the humor, clarity and distinctive sound worlds presented by this pairing.

TICKETS

 
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Bryan DeLuca – President

Paul Monte – Vice President

Steve Bate – Secretary

Michael Ciaramella
Jessica Insalaco
Nancy Kouris

Connie Losandro
Mariah Miltier

Kristen Reyes
Lisa Sannino

 
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End Up Here! March 27.2024

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Planning to spend the holiday weekend on the East End? Check out the array of festivities happening on both the North and South Forks for everyone to enjoy. While exploring these charming towns, don't miss out on shopping at local boutiques or dining at one of the many fine establishments. The Northforker has currated a list you might enjoy, so hurry and make your reservations! "10 North Fork restaurants hosting hopping Easter feasts in 2024"  And for the adults, there's an abundance of vineyards and distilleries waiting to be discovered and savored.

Your journey is just a click away at eastendgetaway.com, your go-to guide for all things East End. For a more personal touch, join our Instagram community @eastendgetaway, for exclusive insights and inspiration. 


*photo courtesy of Ram's Head Inn, Shelter Island
THIS WEEKEND ON THE EAST END
Jamesport St. Patrick's Day Parade
Saturday, March 30th   |   1p
Parade marches along Route 25 from Washington Avenue to Manor Lane
More details 
 

8th Annual Eggstravaganza Egg Hunt in Montauk

Saturday, March 30th   11a   |   Montauk Green

Candied Anchor, Montauk Fire Dept. Ladies Auxiliary, Montauk Chamber of Commerce are teaming up once again to bring event goers a creative spin on a classic egg hunt, with field day style races and games and a chance to win prizes.

This free event includes Easter baskets, bunny ears, and fun for children ages 10 and under.

Easter Brunch at The Long Island Aquarium

Sunday, March 31st   10a - 2p

Enjoy a delicious Easter brunch in our waterfront Sea Star Ballroom, featuring traditional brunch fare, a craft station for the kids and a visit from the Easter Bunny. Complete your day with a visit to the Aquarium, your admission to the Aquarium is included with the brunch fee.

RESERVATIONS

Penguin Egg Hunt – Free with Aquarium Admission.
Look for eggs, win prizes! Takes place Saturday & Sunday (3/30 & 3/31).

Easter Celebration at The Shoppes

Saturday, March 30th   |   11a - 5p
Rain or Shine*

• Ride the Carousel ($)
• Bounce House  ($)
• Take your own free photo with the Easter Bunny. No appointment needed.

Bunny Schedule 
11:00am – 1:00pm  – Photos at the Gazebo*
1:00pm – 1:30pm – Bunny on Break
1:30pm – 3:30pm – Photos at the Gazebo*
3:30pm – 4:00pm – Bunny Break
4:00pm – 5:00pm  -Photos at the Gazebo*

Twin Fork Beer & Co, Riverhead   |   Saturday, March 30th   9a - 2p

East End Food Market is hopping into Spring with an Easter egg hunt for the whole family. Stop in to gather local, farm fresh ingredients or shop for the perfect gift for every host. 

Visit us at our temporary location at Twin Fork Beer Co. in Riverhead while our building finishes construction. 

Special offerings on Saturday, March 30th include: 

  • Award winning empanada’s from Angie's Empanada’s with Moe’s Flavors
  • Mouth watering treats from Gluten Free Groove
  • Freshly caught fish from North Fork Seafood
  • Beautiful hand painted kitchenware and gifts from Mullcats, LLC
PLAN AHEAD
(631) 369-3325   |  Riverhead
American; Prix fixe menus: $24 / $39 
  
Bistro Ete
(631) 500-9085  |  Water Mill
French; Prix fixe menus: $46
  
Calissa
(631) 500-9292  |  Water Mill
Greek; Prix fixe menus: $46
  
Captain Jack's On The Coast
(631) 204-5877  |  Southampton
Seafood; Prix fixe menus: $39
  
Cooperage Inn
(631) 727-8994  |  Baiting Hollow
American; Prix fixe menus: $39 / $46
  
Cowfish
(631) 594-3868  |  Hampton Bays
American; Prix fixe menus: $46
  
Fauna
(631) 288-3500  |  Westhampton Beach
American; Prix fixe menus: $46
  
il Buco al Mare
(631) 557-3100  |  Amagansett
  
Mediterranean; Prix fixe menus: $24 / $46

 
   
 
Lake View Grill
(631) 953-2133  |  Calverton
American; Prix fixe menus: $24 / $39
  
Legends Restaurant
(631) 734-5123  |  New Suffolk
New American; Prix fixe menus: $46
  
Nick & Toni's
(631) 324-3550  |  East Hampton
Italian; Prix fixe menus: $46
  
On The Docks
(631) 886-1160  |  Aquebogue
American; Prix fixe menus: $39
  
R.AIRE
(631) 728-4184  |  Hampton Bays
European; Prix fixe menus: $46
  
Saaz Indian Restaurant
(631) 259-2222  |  Southampton
Indian; Prix fixe menus: $24 / $29 / $39 / $46
  
Southampton Publick House
(631) 283-2800  |  Southampton
American; Prix fixe menus: $24 / $39
  
Stone Creek Inn
(631) 653-6770  |  East Quogue
French; Prix fixe menus: $46
  
The Dimon Estate
(631) 722-0500  |  Jamesport
American; Prix fixe menus: $39
  
Year Round Your Next Amazing Getaway Could Be On The Beautiful East End of Long Island! We're Not Just Your Weekend Destination Anymore. No Matter the Season, There is a Reason to...End Up Here!
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Email

East End Tourism Board of Directors 2024:

Bryan DeLuca - President

Paul Monte - Vice President

Steve Bate - Secretary

Michael Ciaramella
Jessica Insalaco
Nancy Kouris

Connie Losandro
Mariah Miltier

Kristen Reyes
Lisa Sannino

 
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Winter Activities on the East End

Embrace the winter wonders on Long Island’s East End with a plethora of activities catering to couples and families alike. From the enchantment of ice skating and seal watching to the cozy allure of igloo dining and exploring the vibrant wineries and craft beverage scene, there’s something for everyone. Here, we spotlight outdoor activities to elevate your winter experience and cast away the seasonal blues on both the North and South Forks of Long Island. 

Exploring the State Parks and Nature Preserves

Discover the wealth of nature preserves throughout the Hamptons and North Fork, offering year-round exploration opportunities. At the easternmost tip of the South Fork, Montauk boasts scenic parks and preserves, including Montauk Point State Park with its breathtaking ocean views and iconic Montauk Point Lighthouse. Engage in outdoor activities like fishing, photography, and stargazing while exploring Hither Hills and Shadmoor State Park during the winter months. Keep in mind that January and February can be windy, especially along the shoreline, so dressing in layers with a hat and face covering is advisable. 

On the North Fork, Hallock State Park Preserve presents a 225-acre haven with a mile of pristine beachfront, offering winter pursuits such as hiking, bird watching, and nature hikes (please note, no pets allowed). Orient Beach State Park and Sound Avenue Nature Preserve near Reeves Beach in Baiting Hollow are also excellent options for winter exploration on the East End.

Get to Know the East End’s Diverse Wildlife Population

As you venture through the numerous nature reserves, anticipate encountering the diverse wildlife that thrives on the East End. A prime location for observing this rich array of fauna is the Elizabeth Alexandra Morton National Wildlife Refuge, situated off Noyack Road in Southampton. Amidst the captivating landscape, visitors can spot turkeys, deer, foxes, as well as avian species like Piping Plovers, Terns, and Osprey. 

Quogue Wildlife Refuge, located off Old County Road in Quogue, welcomes year-round activities, providing a chance to meet various animals and familiarize oneself with the region’s wildlife. Boasting over seven miles of trails, the refuge serves as a nature preserve, with a gentle reminder that dogs and bicycles are not permitted. 

Winter unfolds a splendid opportunity to witness the majestic bald eagles across the East End. Sylvester Manor on Shelter Island encompasses more than 225 acres of gardens, fields, and wooded trails, offering a perfect backdrop to explore Shelter Island’s natural beauty. Keep those binoculars handy, as you might catch a glimpse of bald eagles soaring by. Please note that walking trails are closed to the public from November to January due to the Town-wide deer hunting program.

Hiking the East End’s Vast Trails

If you enjoy hiking with your canine companion, there are numerous dog-friendly trails across the East End. Explore trails like Northwest Woods Trails, Red Creek Park in Hampton Bays and Pine Neck Sanctuary in East Quogue, a designated nature preserve.

On the North Fork, enjoy trails such as  Cranberry Bog in Riverhead, Downs Farm Preserve in Cutchogue (which encompasses the Native American archaeological site Fort Corchaug), Sound View Dunes Park with its two main trails, and Inlet Pond County Park in Greenport near the North Fork Audubon Society

Shelter Island offers its fair share of dog-friendly trails and nature parks including Turkem’s Rest Trail off of Midway Road, Coecles Harbor Marine Trail off of Hudson Avenue, Bunker City County Park off of Menhaden Lane, Sachem’s Woods in the middle of Shelter Island and Ram Island. 

Stay active with  year-round hiking groups and clubs on the East End, including Friends of the Longpond Greenbelt and the East Hampton Trails Preservation Society

Ice Skating

Experience the joy of ice skating on the East End with a variety of rinks offering lessons, events, and more. In Southampton, along Montauk Highway, you’ll find the Southampton Ice Rink, providing public skating, lessons, youth and adult hockey, and even igloos for rent. These heated igloos, equipped with a Bluetooth speaker, board games, and seating for up to 6 people, offer a cozy space to relax and warm up between skating sessions. 

Head to East Hampton’s Buckskill Winter Club, where the tennis center transforms into an ice skating rink. Enjoy ice hockey tournaments, skating lessons, and free skating, complemented by a welcoming clubhouse with an open fire. Treat yourself to hot chocolate, soup, and more available for purchase. 

Venture to Riverhead for the Peconic Ice Rinks, a new indoor rink at Veterans Memorial Park in Calverton. Opened in November 2023, this facility offers public skating, hockey, lessons, classes, and various clinics, including popular events like Teen Skate Nights, Adult Open Hockey, and Freestyle Skating.

Seal Watching

The East End stands out as a premier destination for seal watching from November to April. Long Island’s shores provide refuge to five native seal species, including Harbor, Grey, and Harp seals. Encounter the commonly seen, such as Harbor and Grey seals, while the Ringed and Hooded seals prefer Arctic seas and are less frequently spotted.

Join the New York State Office of Parks’ guided hikes at  Montauk Point State Park for a two-hour, three-mile scenic beach hike led by a naturalist, offering opportunities to observe, photograph, and learn about Long Island’s seals and marine geology. Reserve your spot, as space is limited! 

Additionally, the Coastal Research and Education Society of Long Island (CRESLI) offers 1.5-hour, 1.25-mile guided seal walks at Cupsogue Beach County Park in Westhampton Beach throughout the season, often free of charge with donations welcomed. For cruising enthusiasts, CRESLI provides two-hour excursions in Shinnecock Bay; reservations are required for both walks and cruises.

Check the East End Getaway calendar for hiking dates and cruise availability.

Remember to Visit the Wineries, Breweries and Restaurants

Explore the extensive array of year-round wineries, breweries and distilleries on Long Island’s East End, making it effortless to include a stop during your visit.  Offering activities for all ages and a variety of experiences, you can tailor your outing to your preferences. These local establishments also provide non-alcoholic beverages and tempting snacks!

Craving outdoor dining in the midst of winter? The East End has you covered. Despite the chill, you can still enjoy outdoor dining with igloo reservations at certain restaurants, adding a touch of fun to your winter culinary experience. A few to not miss are The Baker House 1650 in East Hampton, Gurney’s Resort in Montauk, Flora in Westhampton Beach and The Menhaden on the North Fork. 

For a list of wineries, breweries, distilleries and restaurants, visit eastendgetaway

*photo courtesy of Quogue Wildlife Refuge

The Magic of Holiday Traditions on the East End 

Holidays on the East End
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The Magic of Holiday Traditions on the East End 
Spending the holidays on the East End of Long Island is a festive immersion into the heartwarming traditions and community spirit that define the season. Santa visits add a sprinkle of magic as children eagerly share their wishes with the jolly old man in red. The streets come alive with enchantment during parades, where vibrant light displays and joyful tunes captivate audiences of all ages. Holiday markets offer a treasure trove of unique gifts and local delights, creating a merry atmosphere for shoppers. The illumination of towering trees during tree lightings turns villages into winter wonderlands, fostering a sense of togetherness and joy. Amidst the picturesque landscapes, the East End becomes a haven for families and friends to embrace the holiday cheer, forging memories that echo the warmth of community and the festive spirit that defines this special time of year.

Explore our town-by-town guide to the holiday festivities happening across the North and South Forks this weekend. With strategic planning, you might even catch a glimpse of Santa more than once!

For additional information on where to dine and stay during your weekend and holidays, visit eastendgetaway.com, your destination guide for all things on the East End Al Fresco!

*photo courtesy of Diane Tucci 
EAST END EVENTS
TONIGHT

Lighting the Big Duck in Flanders

1012 NY-24, Flanders, NY   |   Wednesday, November 29th   7p - 9p

Apart of the National Register of Historic Places, the Big Duck is a sight to see and the annual lighting is a community event to not be missed! The event features a visit from Quackerjack, the Long Island Ducks baseball team mascot, carols led by students from the Riverhead Middle School Show Choir, refreshments and the ever-anticipated arrival of Santa Claus by fire truck.

*photo courtesy of Riverhead Local

CUTCHOGUE  |  GREENPORT  |  MATTITUCK  |  ORIENT
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CUTCHOGUE HOLIDAY STROLL & HOUSE TOUR 2023

27320 Route 25 Cutchogue, NY 11935   |   Saturday, December 2nd   11a - 3:30p

This one-day event was created to promote Cutchogue & North Fork businesses during the long winter months of the off-season. Six stops on the tour will showcase two Inns festively decorated for the holidays, Sannino Vineyard B&B and Blue Iris B&B.

Each of the stops will feature a special treat such as wine from a local vineyard, cookies, hot cider, cheese, and a little bite from a local restaurant. Sannino Vineyard Tasting House, Alex Ferrone Art Gallery and The French Picnic are also stops along the way. The day will include a tour of the Cutchogue New Suffolk Historical Council’s Old House and wrap up with their Annual Tree Lighting. We will be collecting unwrapped toys for Toys for Tots.

Annual Christmas Tree Lighting on the
Cutchogue Village Green

Saturday, December 2nd   3:30p

Starting at 3:30 with hot cider and treats. 4:00 gather for carols before the tree lighting and 4:30 visit from Santa. (times approximate) Visit the Pop-up Christmas shop at the Carriage house! Rain Date Dec. 3rd.

2023 Greenport Shellabration

Greenport Village   |   Saturday, December 2nd  &  Sunday, December 3rd   
12p - 4p

Shellabration is back!
Participants gain access to Greenport’s finest establishments to enjoy local shellfish, wine and beer pairings during a weekend long restaurant walk. All proceeds generated from wristband sales will support Cornell Cooperative Extension Marine Program’s shellfish restoration and community stewardship projects-specifically the SPAT Program (Suffolk Project in Aquaculture Training) and Back to the Bays Initiative.

Participating restaurants will offer those wearing official Shellabration wristbands access to small plate menu items featuring local shellfish, paired with tasting pours of Long Island wine, craft beer and spirits. Additionally, local shops will be offering special promotions for Shellabration participants, making for a wonderful weekend of eating, drinking and shopping local, all in support of our marine environment!

It is highly recommended that Shellabrants reserve wristbands in advance, as this event sells out every year. Upon checking in, you will be treated to a complimentary first pairing of clams and oysters on the half shell and a local craft beverage tasting.

Register

Greenport’s Annual Parade of Lights and Tree Lighting

Saturday, December 2nd   5p - 7p

See wow around every corner at the Village of Greenport’s annual Parade of Lights and tree lighting. The parade will kick off at 5 p.m. from the corner of Main and Center Streets and will continue through the village to Mitchell Park where the Christmas tree will be lit for the season.

Rain Date Dec. 3.

Santa Day in Mattituck

Veteran's Memorial Park Recreation Center
Saturday, December 2nd   12p - 2p

After many years of Santa Day at the Mattituck Shopping Center, we have teamed up with the Mattituck Parks Department and moved Santa Day to it’s new location to Mattituck Veteran’s Memorial Park’s Recreation Center!

The fun starts at Noon with Hot Dogs, Ice Cream, Candy, and Hot Chocolate. There will be indoor games and lots of space for the kids to run around outside while waiting for Santa!

Santa and Mrs. Claus will arrive at 1:00pm on a Mattituck Fire Department Fire Truck, and then head inside for pictures! 

Veteran’s Memorial Park is located off Peconic Bay Blvd and Bay Ave.

All are welcome and we’ll see you there!

*photo courtesy of SoutholdLocal

Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony in Orient

Orient Beach State Park   |   Saturday, December 2nd   5:30p

Join us in lighting the tree at our annual Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony at Orient Beach State Park. The tree is lit by Santa and then he will be available for pictures afterwards. Hot chocolate and cookies will be served. In the spirit of the season the Park will be collecting winter coats and non-perishable food items for families in need.

Southold Historical Museum Holiday Fair

Southold Town Recreation Center, 970 Peconic Lane, Peconic, NY 
Saturday, December 2nd   9a - 4p

This a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the season and to find some unique gift items from a variety of vendors and talented local artisans.

A “Holiday Auction” will feature gift baskets for all ages. Take a chance to win one for yourself or to give as a holiday gift.

There will be a bake sale and ‘café’ for snacks, as well as crafts for children. Families won’t want to miss a visit with Santa who will be on hand to greet children from 11am-1pm.
Admission to the event is free.

SHELTER ISLAND

Shelter Island Chamber of Commerce Tree Lighting

Town of Shelter Island Police Dept. Headquarters
Tuesday, December 5th   5p

You don’t want to miss this quintessential community holiday event!

Join usfor music and caroling, and the ceremonial lighting of the Town tree.

Then walk on down to the American Legion to warm up with some hot chocolate and homemade cookies, and have your photo taken with Santa Claus.

Free Admission. All welcome!

RIVERHEAD

11TH ANNUAL WOODEN WONDERLAND: Holiday Craft Show & Sale!

Suffolk County Historical Society, Riverhead
Saturday, December 2nd   10a - 4p

Our annual family-friendly event will feature handmade wooden items as well as other local artisans’ wares. Features include holiday art & crafts, ornaments, home décor, rustic Santas and gnomes, unique handmade carvings, handmade candles and soaps, hats, and scarves, wreaths, pottery, clothing, and more! There will be something for everyone on your holiday gift list! Live woodworking and woodcarving demonstrations will go on all day indoors in our historic galleries and outdoors on our Great Lawn. Fun for the whole family! Free admission!

More info.: 631-727-2881 x100.

Long Island Railroad Museum Holiday Open House with Santa

Visitors Center & Restoration Site,  416 Griffing Avenue, Riverhead
Saturday, December 2nd   11:30a - 3p

Santa arrives from the North Pole on our Fairbanks-Morse four man track speeder at 12 Noon each day with a gift for all good boys and girls.  Refreshments will be served and a LIONEL “Winter Wonderland” Toy Trainset will be raffled at Greenport on Sunday, December 10th at 2:00 PM.  For the train lover on your list, our Gift Shops will be open for holiday shopping.
 Admission is FREE and everyone is welcome.

Riverhead Tree Lighting

Saturday, December 2nd   1:30p - 5p

Holiday fun for all ages and your animals! There will be events from the Paws & Claus Pet Parade to the Goat on a Boat Puppet show & crafts!

*photo courtesy of Discover Long Island

7th Annual Holiday Tree Lighting with
Santa at The Shoppes

East Wind, Wading River   |   Saturday, December 2nd   4p - 8p

Stop by to put a letter in Santa’s mailbox* , enjoy our live DJ entertainment with LI Sound Entertainment and dance number by All Star Dance Academy, Ride Rudolph on the Carousel and more holiday fun including holiday shopping.  Santa arrives on a Wading River Fire Department Fire Truck at 6pm to light the tree.  Bring a new unwrapped toy to support Toys for Tots and the US Marines and bring your camera to take free photo with Santa.  
Admission is free.
Rain Date Sunday, December 3.

*Mail your letters before December 19 to get a return letter back from Santa!

For more information please call 631-846-2372

Jamesport Tree Lighting and Holiday Celebration