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.

Close this search box.

July 25, 2023

HOME               UPLOAD YOUR EVENT               CONTACT
Paddle Your Way

The East End of Long Island is a great place to paddleboard and kayak. You can take a kayak tour and learn about the history and wildlife or explore a nearby harbor or river in any of our towns. There are several tour and rental places offering a variety of services for paddlers of all ages and abilities, even unique moonlight tours!
Whether you are looking for a guided tour, or simply want to enjoy a leisurely day on the water, the East End has it all.

Here are a few options for the East End:

East End Explorer  |  Southampton
Island Surf SUP & KAYAK RENTAL  |  Westhampton Beach
Long Island Canoe Kayak Rentals  |  Riverhead
Peconic Paddler  |  Riverhead

To plan your getaway in our East End towns (East Hampton, Montauk, Riverhead, Shelter Island, Southampton and Southold), visit  eastendgetaway.com, your destination guide for all things on the East End Al Fresco.

photo courtesy of Long Island Canoe Kayak Rentals

Cruise Night Car Show

The Shoppes at East Wind, Wading River   |   Wednesday, July 26th   5p - 9p

Cruise night is a FAMILY-ORIENTED, KID-FRIENDLY event. You can visit the Shoppes, enjoy a bite to eat. Then check out the fine array of classic cars. They will be collecting donations for Veterans Food Pantry Association

Ruggero’s Family Style Restaurant open for Dine in or Out from til 9:00pm

Follow the Shoppes Facebook Page for update on weather related cancellations.

Summer Concert on the Beach with
Penny Lane

Part of Southampton Cultural Center's FREE Summer Concert series. Grab a beach chair or towel and join them at the beach!
Alive on 25 is a walkable, pop-up summer street festival in Downtown Riverhead offering live music on multiple stages, car show, local craft beverages, outdoor dining, Long Island artists, performers and street vendors.
This is where the east end comes ALIVE between Long Island’s Hamptons and North Fork!

Paddle Battle Long Island

Peconic River, Riverhead   |   Saturday, July 29th

Be part of the Paddle Battle Long Island Race to Save the Sea Turtles! Join either the 2.5 mile recreational race or the 5 mile competitive race! Bring your friends and family for support! They can cheer you on at the start and finish line where they will be in full view.

This fun filled day of races will help raise money for the New York Marine Rescue Center! Medals will be given out to first place winners in each age category for each respective class and race distance.

Register today!

Bug Light Cruise & Tour

East End Seaport Museum, Greenport   |   Saturday, July 29th   5p - 7p

Tour the inside of Bug Light, the only area lighthouse that allows visitor tours with plenty of time to explore.

Arrive at Museum 30 minutes early. Boat departs Museum at 5:00 PM. Coolers permitted. Reservations required.

Montauk’s Concert on the Green with
The Dog Watchers

Village Green   |   Monday, July 31st   6p - 8p

Presented by the Montauk Chamber of Commerce, the summer concert series is free to the public and features a variety of musicians.

Summer 2023 Lineup:
August 7 – Annie Trezza
August 14 – Gene Casey & The Lone Sharks
August 21 – Sarah Conway & The Playfull Souls
August 28 – Ray Red

Greenport’s Dancing in the Park with
The Vendettas

Mitchell Park   |   Monday, July 31st   7:30p - 9:30p

The Village of Greenport presents Dances in the Park, free live concerts on the boardwalk. Bring your lawn chairs and beach towels and dancing shoes!

2023 Summer Line-up:
August 7 – Foster Europe featuring The Second Hands
August 14 – Southbound
August 21 – REEB (Real East End Brass)
August 28 – The Hoodoo Loungers


Sail on KALMAR NYCKEL, The Tall Ship of Delaware, from the Village of Greenport

August 3rd - August 13th

Adventure awaits when you take a 2.5-hour day or evening sail. Haul lines, set sails & hear tales from the crew, or simply relax & enjoy the ship. Discover the remarkable story behind KALMAR NYCKEL, a full-scale replica of the 1638 Swedish merchant ship.

Limited tickets are available online or by calling 302.429.7447  
Advance reservations highly recommended.

$65/adult and $40/child ages 12 & younger.
Sails depart from the railroad dock. Parking at 104 Fourth Street, Greenport, NY.

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!

East End Tourism Board of Directors 2023:

Bryan DeLuca - President

Paul Monte - Vice President

Steve Bate - Secretary

Michael Ciaramella
Jennifer Fowkes
Jessica Insalaco
Connie Losandro
Kristen Reyes
Lisa Sannino

Support provided by Market NY through I LOVE NY/ New York State’s Division of Tourism as a part of the Regional Economic Development Council awards, through partnerships with East End Tourism Alliance (EETA) and Discover Long Island.

Copyright © 2023 East End Getaway, All rights reserved.


Want to change how you receive these emails?
You can update your preferences or unsubscribe from this list.