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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Nov 6 East End
Journey to the Stars:
Exploring the Custer Institute

The Custer Observatory, located in Southold, is the oldest public viewing observatory on Long Island and stands as a beacon of astronomical wonder and educational outreach. Founded in 1927, it has been dedicated to inspiring a deep appreciation for the night sky and the universe beyond. This quaint yet remarkable observatory boasts a range of telescopes, including a historic 1930s Zeiss refractor, making it a hub for stargazers and amateur astronomers. Visitors have the opportunity to peer into the cosmos, guided by knowledgeable astronomers and volunteers who share their passion for celestial exploration.

The Custer Observatory hosts engaging events, stargazing sessions, and educational programs for the public, igniting curiosity about the mysteries of the universe in the hearts of all who visit. Whether you're a seasoned stargazer or a newcomer to the wonders of the night sky, the Custer Observatory offers a welcoming space to explore the cosmos and kindle a lifelong love for the mysteries of the universe.

Open to the public every Saturday evening from dusk until midnight.

For information on places to visit, where to dine and where to stay in one of our 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 Custer Observatory

Theatre on the East End this weekend


Saturday, November 4th   9a - 2p

Stock up on the finest food, farm, beverage and craft products from the dozens of talented growers and producers. The market is a terrific stop on your day trip to the East End, whether you plan to visit the North Fork or South Fork. Chat with vendors, staff and volunteers to explore and learn more about our community. Open every Saturday in the big tent from 9:00am – 2:00pm

For health and safety reasons, pets are not allowed in the market. Service dogs with documentation are permitted.

Vine to Wine Tour

Sannino Vineyard, Cutchogue   |   Saturday, November 4th  & 
Sunday, November 5th   11a - 1p

Join Sannino's Winemaker or House Sommelier for a full tour of our vineyards, winemaking facilities, and barrel cellar. This Vine to Wine course includes a fully guided tour, a tasting of our wine line-up, and ends with a hand-crafted charcuterie platter.

Reservations required.

Fall Festival

The Shoppes at East Winds, Wading River   |   Saturday, November 4th   11a - 5p

Get your holiday shopping started early and join us while the weather is still nice to Celebrate the end of the Fall season at the The Shoppes!

Celebrate the GRAND OPENING of our new bakery – A Pinch of Sprinklesstarting at 12:00pm

Families can revel in a delightful mix of seasonal festivities, from face painting to visiting Beyond Crafting Boutique for Daily workshops to create your own Holiday Decorations – they are ready for Christmas wreath making. Enjoy shopping The Shoppes, local craft vendors and Live Music with SAHARA. Kids will love the grand carousel, the charming wooden train, and the bounce house. Free Admission.

Tuning Into Nature

Quogue Wildlife Refuge   |   Saturday, November 4th   5p - 6:30p

QWR is honored to host Rites of Spring Music Concert (RoSMC), designed to explore the many dimensions of the East End of Long Island with a combination of music, history, and our natural environment. This concert will feature music by harpist THISTLE, a Chamber Folk Trio that performs the original music of harpist and vocalist Thistle Jemison. The music program unveils the intimate relationships between location, nature, soundscape, water element, and the myth.

Ticket price is $50/general audience,  $30/QWR and RoSMC Members. Free tickets for youth under 25 years old. To buy tickets or for more information, please visit RitesMusic.org

11th Annual Holiday Craft Fair

Southold American Legion   |   Sunday, November 5th   10a - 3p

The Auxiliary of the Southold American Legion Griswold Terry Glover Post 803 will host its 11th Annual Holiday Craft Fair with more than 25 vendors will showcase beautifully-handcrafted items, scrumptious home-baked goods, and other specialty items perfect for holiday gifting.

Admission is free. Raffle tickets will be offered for sale for a chance to win bountiful a gift basket and a 50/50 cash prize. Hot dogs, homemade chili, rice pudding and beverages will be available for purchase.

Bistro 72  Riverhead
(631) 369-3325
Prix fixe menus: $24 / $39
Bistro Ete  Water Mill
(631) 500-9085
Prix fixe menus: $46
Bobby Van's Restaurant  Bridgehampton
(631) 537-0590
Prix fixe menus: $46

Bridgehampton Inn  Bridgehampton
(631) 537-3660
Prix fixe menus: $46
Calissa  Water Mill
(631) 500-9292
Prix fixe menus: $46
Centro Trattoria & Bar  Hampton Bays
(631) 594-5744
Prix fixe menus: $39
Cooperage Inn  Baiting Hollow
(631) 727-8994
Prix fixe menus: $39 / $46
Cove Hollow Tavern  East Hampton
(631) 527-7131
Prix fixe menus: $39
Cowfish  Hampton Bays
(631) 714-4436
New American
Prix fixe menus: $39
Elaia Estiatorio  Bridgehampton
(631) 613-6469
Prix fixe menus: $46
Fauna  Westhampton Beach
(631) 288-3500
New American
Prix fixe menus: $46
Flora  Westhampton Beach
(631) 998-9600
New American
Prix fixe menus: $46
Jean Georges at Topping Rose House   Bridgehampton
(631) 808-2000
Prix fixe menus: $46
La Plage Restaurant  Wading River
(631) 744-9200
Prix fixe menus: $46
Little Fish  Southold
(631) 765-8756
New American
Prix fixe menus: $39
LUNCH/Lobster Roll Restaurant  Southampton
(631) 283-3460
Prix fixe menus: $39
On The Docks  Aquebogue
(631) 886-1160
New American
Prix fixe menus: $39
Page 63 at Main  Sag Harbor
(631) 725-1810
Prix fixe menus: $46
Pazzo Ristorante  Wading River
(631) 929-3939
Prix fixe menus: $39
R.AIRE at The Hampton Maid  Hampton Bays
(631) 728-4166
Prix fixe menus: $46
Rumba  Hampton Bays
(631) 714-4436
Prix fixe menus: $39
Saaz Indian Restaurant  Southampton
(631) 259-2222
Prix fixe menus: $24 / $29 / $39 / $46
Southampton Publick House  Southampton
(631) 283-2800
Prix fixe menus: $24 / $29
Stone Creek Inn  East Quogue
(631) 653-6770
Prix fixe menus: $46
The Clubhouse  East Hampton
(631) 537-2695
Prix fixe menus: $46
The Dimon Estate  Jamesport
(631) 722-0500
Prix fixe menus: $46
Vin Sur Vingt Bistro - Sag Harbor
(631) 458-2316
Prix fixe menus: $46


Long Island Aquarium, Riverhead   |   Friday,  November 10th   7p - 10:30p

More than 20 local wineries, craft breweries, and more will be on hand for our annual tasting and purchasing event. This popular event celebrates the harvest with delectable wines, craft beverages, live music and light fare, plus the aquarium after hours. 

$90/pp (ages 21+ only) + tax.

Participating Vendors Include:
RGNY • Montauk Distilling Co. • Ubergeek Brewing Co. • Westhampton Beach Brewing Co. • Baiting Hollow Farm Vineyard • Corey Creek Tap Room • WA Meadwerks • Swizzled Desserts • Twin Stills Moonshine • North Fork Brewing Co. • Raphael Winery • Paumanok Vineyards • Palmer Winery • Alewife Brewing • Black Button Distilling • Montauk Ice Tea • Twin Forks Beer Co. • Tradewinds • Seaside Grill • Atlantis Banquets & Events • NoFo Band • Jay Sheperd 

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.


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