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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Holiday Magic in Our East End Communities 
The beginning of the holiday season heralds a magical transformation as communities come alive with festive spirit. Streets adorned with twinkling lights and storefronts dressed in holiday hues create a picturesque scene. From the first notes of familiar carols playing in the background to the scent of freshly baked gingerbread wafting through the air, there's a palpable sense of anticipation and joy.

Locals and visitors alike eagerly gather for tree lighting ceremonies and parades setting the stage for cherished memories and the joyous festivities that lie ahead. 

Below is your guide to the upcoming holiday events in our East End towns. For further details, visit eastendgetaway.com, your destination guide for all things on the East End Al Fresco!

*photo courtesy of DIANE TUCCI


Lighting the Lighthouse in Montauk

Saturday, November  25th

The fun begins around dusk, with free hot chocolate courtesy of Hamptons Coffee, and live, singalong holiday music from Sarah Conway and the Playful Souls, as we await the main event: the lighting of the light! This year’s honoree is Montauk Harbor Legend, “Admiral” Ed Michels.

There is no charge for this event, although we do appreciate your donations.

Come and meet Santa Claus and have your picture taken with him at the Montauk Point Lighthouse!  Free hot chocolate, courtesy of Hampton Coffee.  Don’t miss it!  Sunday, November 26th from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m

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.

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