Want an unforgettable experience? Charter a sailing excursion on the East End of Long Island! The scenic waters of the Sound, Bay and Ocean provide the perfect backdrop for a romantic sunset sail or a leisurely afternoon with friends. There are several charter companies that will provide experienced guides, top-of-the-line vessels, and all the necessary safety equipment to make your excursion comfortable and safe. Toss in some gourmet food and drinks and you have the perfect blend of luxury and fun! Here are a few to checkout on the forks:
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.
Music by Franz Schubert and Joseph Haydn Musicians: STEPHEN GORGONE | VIOLIN DAN MARTINEZ | VIOLA CRAIG MEHLER | CELLO The Haydn Trio is an appealing, pastorale work, originally written for baryton, viola and cello. The baryton was a bowed string instrument played gamba style with additional sympathetic strings for resonance. The Mozart Quartet was written for Friedrich Ramm, Mozart’s friend and virtuoso oboist.
This is a production of Cutchogue – New Suffolk Historical Council & North Fork Promotional Council in collaboration with Rites of Spring Music Festival
In conjunction with Alive on 25, a FULL Lighting event with all of our installations lit. Live Music by MICHAEL FRIEDELL – Solo Musician at 7p and special pre-performance from the Riverhead Performing Arts Summer Academy with songs from their Summer production of “Godspell” at 5:30p.
Reflextions is a walkable, interactive experience for visitors located in Milton L Burns Park (GRANGEBEL PARK) on Peconic Ave in Downtown Riverhead. A scenic setting – Reflextions utilizes the park to create a free, accessible public art space.
Enjoy Rum Punch on the Sunset “BOOZE” cruise adventure aboard the Atlantis Explorer Tour Boat. Travel along the Peconic River with fun music, complementary drinks and snacks, while enjoying the beautiful summer sunset.
$75/per person. 21 and older. Reservations Required.
Future Cruises: Tequila Cruise: August 11th and 12th • 7:30pm-9:30pm Wine Cruise: September 8th and 9th • 7:00pm-9:00pm
The Auxiliary of the Southold American Legion Griswold Terry Glover Post 803 will host its annual Summer Fair and Fundraiser at the American Legion Post located at 51655 Main Rd. in Southold. The Fair will feature more than 20 craft, antique, yard sale, gift and baked goods vendors; face painting from noon to 2 p.m.; lawn games and other children’s activities. There will be a 50/50 raffle and a gift basket raffle. Hotdogs and refreshments will be available for purchase.
Admission is free. Proceeds support American Legion Auxiliary initiatives that enhance the lives of veterans, active military and their families.
Learn the ins and outs of being a blacksmith with our resident blacksmith Ricky Bottenus. Guests will get a chance to swing a hammer and forge hot steel into their very own bottle opener to take home. Drinks and pizza will be provided. Space is limited to 6 participants so buy your tickets today! This event is limited to guests 21 and older.
The Gala will feature substantial hors d’oeuvres by Justin’s Chop Shop, cocktails, local wine by Pellegrini Vineyards and local beer by Long Island Farm Brewery, live music by Noiz, live and silent auctions, and a chance to meet our resident animals up close! Tickets
Your Sponsorship provides direct support for our educational programming, care and facilities for the resident wildlife, and maintenance of this 305-acre nature preserve that is open to visitors, free of charge, 365 days a year.
2023 Summer Line-up: July 23rd – Zanti Misfits July 30th – Hampton Jazz All-Stars Aug 6th – Holiday Ramblers Aug 13th – Nancy Atlas Project Aug 20th – Hampton Jazz All-Stars Aug 27th – Real East End Brass
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: July 24 – Winston Irie July 31 – The Vendettas August 7 – Foster Europe featuring The Second Hands August 14 – Southbound August 21 – REEB (Real East End Brass) August 28 – The Hoodoo Loungers
East Quogue Summer Concert on the Green with Iris Orning
Shark Reef Lagoon offers an opportunity to experience the beauty and magic of tropical snorkeling – right on Long Island. Designed for participants of all ages (children must be beyond diaper age, and accompanied by an adult if under 7), We encourage you to wear your bathing suit, but we do have available wet suits should you need one. You can also bring your own snorkel gear (mask, flippers and mouthpiece) or we have brand-new ones available for purchase.
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.
Year RoundYour 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.