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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. 

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PLAN YOUR FUN: EXPLORE THESE UPCOMING ENTERTAINMENT OPTIONS

The Allman Betts Band

Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center
Wednesday, May 22nd   |   8p
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Rites of Spring Music Festival: Amusing the Strings

Poquatuck Hall ​, Orient
Saturday, May 25th   |   5p
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Shelter Island Friends of Music Concert Series

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

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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

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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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