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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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July 4th Weekend on the East End

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4th of July
The East End of Long Island is a popular destination for 4th of July celebrations, parades and fireworks displays in our local villages, parks or beaches. If you are looking to plan your holiday weekend, here are a few fireworks and parades to check out on the North and South Forks.
 Fireworks Schedule
Friday, June 30th

Alive on 25, Downtown Riverhead  |  9p
Shinnecock Bay, Southampton
Saturday, July 1st
Devon Yacht Club, Amagansett  |  9:15p
(private event but watch from Fresh Pond Beach)
Riverhead Raceway  |  9p
Peconic Bay Vineyards, Cutchogue
Marine Park, Sag Harbor  |  9:30p
Tuesday, July 4th
Tuesday, July 4th
Southampton Village Independence Day Parade  |  10a
25th Annual Southold Merchants' July 4 Parade  |  12p
For more information on where to go 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.

Viennese Atmosphere - Mahler, Weill, Korngold 

Poquatuk Hall, Orient   |   Thursday, June 29th   6p

Gil Goldstein, accordion 
Tom Manuel, trumpet
Laura Metcalf, cello
Paolo Bartolani, piano

What do Weill, Korngold and Mahler have in common? All of them spent a period of their live in the United States. they were Austro-German Jews and were able to incorporate different music genres into their scores from German Romanticism to Broadway to jazz.  

Main Street, Riverhead   |   Friday, June 30th   5p - 10p with Fireworks @9p

14th Annual Heritage Day

Old Point Schoolhouse, Orient   |   Sunday, July 2nd   12p - 4p

The tradition continues!  The 14th annual Heritage Day program will start with a parade* down Orient’s Village Lane led by the Grand Marshal; followed by a welcome and invocation at the Old Point Schoolhouse; the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance; “God Bless America” sung by Franklin Mastrangelo; the reading of the Declaration of Independence by Oysterponds stalwarts; after which all are invited to Poquatuck Park for hot dogs, sweet treats**, kids’ games, and music by Oysterponds favorites the Mudflats.

* We invite kids to patriotically decorate their bikes and join the parade; they should assemble at 11:30am on Oysterponds Lane, behind the Grand Marshals. Prizes will be awarded!

Montauk Village Green   |   Monday, July 3rd   6p - 8p
Lynn Blue Band

Presented by the Montauk Chamber of Commerce, the summer concert series is free to the public and features a variety of musicians. Catch a show every Monday through August.

Mitchell Park Boardwalk, Greenport   |   Monday, July 3rd   7:30p - 9:30p
Gene Casey and the Lonesharks

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

Stars Over Montauk Fireworks Cruise

Tuesday, July 4th  |  6p - 10:30p

Enjoy a unique Fourth of July experience by setting sail with MCOC & Visit Montauk on our annual Stars Over Montauk Fireworks Cruise!

6:00pm- Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at Sammy’s, located at 448 West Lake Drive, Montauk

7:00pm – Boarding for the Fireworks Cruise will begin at the Viking Fleet dock adjacent to Sammy’s

9:15pm – Fireworks display begins!

Tickets are $150 per person which include beer, wine, seltzer and an all-American buffet dinner, and live performance by the Realm Band. Attendees must be 21 years or older.

Rain date is July 5th, 2023.


Mattituck Street Fair on Love Lane

Saturday, July 8th   |   9a - 4p

The annual Street Fair will maintain all the great traditions that Mattituck holds dear, including great food, live music, and many diverse & unique arts and crafts to be sold. We’ll also host another year of Little Miss Mattitucks & Little Mister Mattituck! 


Looking for a unique outdoor experience? Need a spare bedroom when your guests come to visit? Ready for same day rentals when available! Delivery to your location. Such a fun way to spend your time in the beautiful outdoors of the East End. 

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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