East End Food Institute’s Indoor Farmers Market

East End Food Market in Riverhead is a project of East End Food Institute running Saturdays from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm through April 30, 2022 at 139 Main Road in Riverhead. With over 40 local food vendors, live music, activities from local nonprofits, and a rotating list of wineries sponsored by Long Island Wine Country, the market is perfect for day trippers and area residents of the North and South Forks looking to enjoy the bounty of the East End.

Special offering on Saturday, February 5 include:

– Pop Up booths from Shamrock Soda Breads, Mattituck Mushrooms, Le Dulce, KK’s The Farm, Landcraft Garden Foundation, North Fork Flour Shoppe and Silk and Sea Designs

– Wine tastings from Osprey’s DominionRaphael and RGNY

– Local nonprofit Cornell Cooperative Extension Suffolk County F.I.S.H Program

– Live music from Bruce MacDonald

For a complete list of vendors, click here.

Cozy Fireplaces on the East End

Escape the winter chill in the Hamptons and on the North Fork. Discover several restaurants across the East End that have cozy indoor and outdoor fireplaces. Settle in and warm up with a cocktail or your favorite classic comfort food dish at one of these East End restaurants, including the North and South Forks (the Hamptons).

The Hamptons

Baron’s Cove, Sag Harbor

Baron’s Cove hotel and restaurant offer one of the coziest spots for dining in the Hamptons. The waterfront hotel and restaurant offers sweeping harbor views of the Sag Harbor Marina. This luxurious year-round resort offers three wood-burning fireplaces for guests to enjoy.

The forest fireplace is in the hotel lobby lounge, a popular retreat for happy hour, live local music, and where guests gather for pre-dinner artisanal cocktails.

After cocktails, guests may head upstairs to dine fireside at The Restaurant at Baron’s Cove. The third wood-burning fireplace is located on the hotel’s covered veranda. The veranda is an ideal spot for small plates and drinks in the warmer months.

Most notably, Baron’s Cove is located within an easy walking distance from Sag Harbor’s main attractions and town center. Notable guests throughout the years at Baron’s Cove include Paul Newman, Art Garfunkel, Billy Joel, Richard Kind, and Truman Capote.

Bostwick’s Chowder House, East Hampton

Heading out to Montauk this fall? Stop by Indian Wells Beach for a romantic stroll, shop in Amagansett Village, then warm up next to the fireplace at Bostwick’s Chowder House on Montauk Highway. Enjoy their famous lobster roll or fish tacos while you sip on a Bostwick’s Breeze.

Don’t forget a cup of their famous chowders as there is nothing quite like a delicious warm bowl of New England on a crisp fall day paired with a cozy fireplace in the Hamptons.

Centro Trattoria & Bar, Hampton Bays

Salvatore Biundo is the owner of Italian eatery Centro Trattoria & Bar, the ultimate farm-to-fork Italian restaurant in Hampton Bays. Re-illuminating the cozy dining experience in the Hamptons is the grand patio deck.

Surrounding the lively dinner setting is an exquisite outdoor garden fountain and cozy fireplaces, both indoor and outdoor.

Rowdy Hall, East Hampton

Rowdy Hall, next to London Jewelers, boasts a wood-burning fireplace in the dining area with the signature logo head engraved on the mantle just above it. The rustic wooden tables surrounding the fireplace are the coziest of course, but the entire tavern warms up in the winter months making for a cozy meal. Enjoy some of their favorite dishes including their Chili, Butternut Squash Lasagna, and Fish & Chips, paired with their hot apple cider.

Southampton Inn, Southampton

Visitors to the Southampton Inn in the village of Southampton can keep cozy as the weather turns chilly with one or both of the Inn’s fireplaces. The first fireplace is located in the spacious lobby. This is the perfect spot for readers to relax and unwind.

For those who welcome the chill, there is a firepit on the grounds, perfect for toasting marshmallows and sipping hot cocoa.

The 1770 House, East Hampton

The 1770 House is an 18th century colonial home on Main Street in East Hampton’s historic district. Both a year-round restaurant and inn, The 1770 House has good old-fashioned comforts and modern conveniences including six working fireplaces!

The first fireplace is located in the parlor as guests arrive to dine and stay at The 1770 House. The second cozy fireplace is in the main dining room, and the third is located in their downstairs rustic Tavern. The additional three fireplaces are located in two separate guest rooms, with the last located in the Inn’s Carriage House.

Townline BBQ, Sagaponack

Townline BBQ on Montauk Highway offers a rustic wood-burning fireplace in the bar area, perfect for pairing with a winter warmer cocktail. The large brick fireplace is detailed with a reclaimed wood mantle and the restaurant’s signature boar’s head above it.  

A perfect dining spot in the Hamptons to grab a drink, some appetizers, and even play a game of pool by the cozy fireplace.

North Fork

American Beech, Greenport

American Beech is a boutique luxury hotel and restaurant in the heart of Greenport Village on Main Street. This popular restaurant and bar has both an outdoor patio and indoor cozy fireplace to relax near during the cooler months.

American Beech is open for dinner year round. American Beech is currently open Wednesday-Sunday for dinner. Lunch and brunch are served on the weekends.

Cooperage Inn, Baiting Hollow

The Cooperage Inn on Sound Avenue in Baiting Hollow at the gateway to the North Fork has a cozy fireplace inside their main dining room. Come warm up at any one of their tables inside that has ample access to the warmth of the fireplace. Their most popular dishes include their pot pies including the Lobster Pot Pie and Chicken Pot Pie.

The restaurant is open for lunch and dinner seven days a week beginning at 11:30am.

East on Main, Mattituck

East on Main on Main Road in the heart of Mattituck has a cozy fireplace for guests located in their bar area. Customers may sit and enjoy drinks and dinner at the main bar or at any one of their tables nearby.

East on Main on the North Fork is well known for traditional, home cooked inspired fare as well as their signature cocktails. Notable cocktail choices include their Rum Punch, Tropical Margarita, and The Beach Bum. Dinner is served Wednesday-Sunday, and lunch is served on Sundays beginning at 12pm.

North Tavern, Wading River

North Tavern on North Country Road in Wading River is well known for its cozy fireplace in the main dining room for restaurant guests to enjoy during their visit. The rustic stone fireplace is at the center of the dining room and is often decorated for the holiday season with a beautiful large wreath with a red bow.

North Tavern is open for dinner Tuesday-Sunday beginning at 4pm. This North Fork restaurant is also well known for hosting private parties from business dinners to cocktail parties.

Sound Avenue Bistro, Riverhead

Sound Avenue Bistro in Riverhead has a fireplace inside for a cozy dining experience all winter long. This North Fork restaurant is well known for their freshly caught seafood, farm fresh produce, and delicious desserts.

Favorite dishes at Sound Avenue Bistro, according to the locals, are their French Onion Soup, Lobster and Shrimp Mac n Cheese, and Prime Rib Night on Friday nights. Bingo Night is also very popular at Sound Avenue Bistro.

Tweed’s, Riverhead

Tweed’s is located in the heart of historic downtown Riverhead on East Main Street. Tweed’s is considered to be the oldest continuing bar and restaurant in RIverhead and on the North Fork. The now restored restaurant even operated during the Prohibition era utilizing innovative and secretive methods for serving like dumbwaiters and hidden doors. Tweed’s also has a cozy fireplace for diners in their restaurant, close to a table for six.

Tweed’s Restaurant is famous for being open 365 days a year. Their most popular dish is anything made with bison. These choices include Bison Filet Mignon and Bison T-Bone.

Windamere, Mattituck

Windamere, located at Strong’s Water Club & Marina on Wickham Avenue in Mattituck, has a gorgeous white fireplace in their main dining room. This cozy fireplace in the heart of the North Fork is decorated with festive tinsel and a wreath for the holiday season. It also has a country chic wooden mantel.

Windamere is currently open for dinner Thursday through Sunday until 8pm. Lunch is served Friday and Saturday starting at 12pm, and on Sunday beginning at 11am. Dockage is also available for Windamere dinner guests. There is a 4-hour minimum stay.

Winter Outdoor Dining on the East End

The Hamptons and the North Fork on the East End of Long Island have several options for outdoor dining. These East End outdoor dining picks include igloos, heated patios and decks and more. Read on for the most cozy outdoor dining experiences this winter on the North and South Forks.

The Hamptons

The American Hotel, Sag Harbor

The American Hotel in the heart of Sag Harbor Village on Main Street has five unique dining areas within their restaurant. One of the most coveted dining areas, no matter the season, is their front porch. The front porch allows their outdoor dining guests to take in the cheerful Sag Harbor scene while creating those perfect photo op moments with the florals and historic elements surrounding you.

Advanced reservations are highly encouraged. The American Hotel is open seven days a week for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Claude’s Restaurant at the Southampton Inn, Southampton

Claude’s Restaurant on the edge of Southampton Village is open daily and year round for breakfast, lunch and dinner beginning at 7am and is open until 11pm.Weekend brunch is served from 11am-2pm. Claude’s at Southampton Inn is also within easy walking distance of Southampton’s various shops for plenty of festive shopping experiences.

Guests may dine at Claude’s café on their spacious outdoor patio. Note that the courtyard patio is not covered and dining is weather permitting. Guests may also sit outside and enjoy a Hot Toddy or their favorite winter cocktail by the firepit.

Flora, Westhampton Beach

The gorgeous and popular Hamptons restaurant, Flora, offers a beautiful outdoor dining space. Their heated winter garden features private igloos for brunch, lunch and dinner. Igloos seat up to six guests. Reservation allotments are up to 90 minutes during lunch and up to two hours for brunch and dinner. Brunch is served exclusively on the weekends.

Click here to book your reservation directly and to learn more. Reservations are strongly recommended. Flora in Westhampton Beach is currently open daily for lunch and dinner beginning at 12pm Monday through Friday, and at 11:30am on Saturday and Sunday.

Fresno, East Hampton

Fresno is considered to be East Hampton’s best kept dining secret. This Hamptons’ favorite dining spot is located within a short walking distance from the East Hampton train station. It features a beautiful and spacious outdoor patio. The cozy outdoor patio features six space heaters and incredible lighting for mingling and reading the menu. There are two large, quiet filters allowing lots of air movement.

The restaurant features nightly dinner specials and menu highlights include spicy “buffalo” cauliflower with a creamy blue cheese vinaigrette and scallions; salmon tartare with jalapeños, scallions, and crispy homemade potato chips; slow braised beef short ribs with local red cabbage, white polenta and apple gremolata; and cazuela roasted local cod with dashi broth, wild mushrooms, baby bok choy, rice noodles and an Asan slaw. Fresno is also well known for their comfort-food inspired desserts.

Main Street Tavern, Amagansett

Main Street Tavern in the center of Amagansett Village offers daily happy hours from their classic and innovative beverage list. This Hamptons restaurant also serves 10pm bites for late-night indulgences.

Their outdoor garden dining space features heated seating at their cozy picnic tables. Their beer garden is also both indoors and outdoors. Favorites from their menu include the late-night Tavern Burger or the new Steamed Dumplings and Chicken Bites. From their Brunch menu, the top selections are the Brioche French Toast and Grilled Hanger Steak.

T-Bar, Southampton

T-Bar Southampton, located diagonally across the street from the Southampton train station, serves a variety of classic cuisines with a modern twist this winter indoors and outdoors on their covered stone patio. Diners can remain in comfort thanks to the covered patio, high hedges, and state of the art space heaters. T-Bar in the Hamptons serves dinner Wednesday-Sunday beginning at 5pm. Reservations for outdoor dining are encouraged.

Topping Rose House, Bridgehampton

Topping Rose House at the corner of Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike offers extensive outdoor dining options all year round. During the winter months, their wrap-around verandah is heated with ample space heaters. In addition, guests may choose to enjoy a coffee or cocktail at their outdoor firepit in the garden.

Topping Rose House is a luxury hotel and restaurant in the heart of the Hamptons. They are open year round and are open every day for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Brunch is served on the weekends.

North Fork

American Beech, Greenport

American Beach Hotel and Restaurant in the heart of Greenport Village offers cozy, heated outdoor dining. Their outdoor dining features cute, private domes for dinner guests looking to cozy up this winter season.

American Beech is open for dinner Wednesday through Friday beginning at 5pm. Lunch and dinner are served Saturday and Sunday beginning at 12pm. Lunch is served from 12-3pm. Reservations for heated outdoor dining are encouraged.

Buoy One Seafood Restaurant and Bar, Riverhead

Buoy One Seafood Restaurant in Riverhead on West Main Street in Riverhead offers ample outdoor dining for the winter season. The restaurant features a clear tent that is completely heated, allowing for a warm and cozy outdoor dining experience for those visiting the North Fork.

Buoy One Restaurant is the original restaurant, with an additional East End location in Westhampton. The restaurant is open year round and is famous for their daily, freshly caught seafood, in addition to their seafood market. They are open seven days a week beginning at 11am.

Farm Country Kitchen, Riverhead

Farm Country Kitchen, located on West Main in Riverhead close to the downtown area, offers outdoor dining and seating during the winter months. The restaurant is nestled inside a colonial home on the banks of the Peconic River and creates a true essence of country North Fork dining. Favorite dishes include the Park Bench Salad, Bonfire Wrap and BBQ Shrimp, to name a few.

Farm Country Kitchen is open for lunch and dinner six days a week (closed Tuesdays) from 11:30am-9:30pm.

Main Road Biscuit Co., Jamesport

Main Road Biscuit Co. on Main Road in Jamesport offers plenty of comfort food favorites along with a covered outdoor courtyard with string lights and space to move around. Popular dishes for the winter include their biscuit sampler, Biscuit & Gravy, and their Oyster Fry.

Main Road Biscuit Co. is open seven days a week. Their hours are Monday through Thursday from 9am-3pm, and Friday through Sunday from 8am-4pm.

The Preston House & Hotel, Riverhead

The Preston House & Hotel, set in the heart of downtown Riverhead and directly across from the Long Island Aquarium, offers a spacious and cozy outdoor dining experience for the dinner guests. Their outdoor dining space features an enclosed porch with full air circulation and heaters so that diners can dine in a comfortable space while still enjoying some scenery.

Outdoor dining is also available under our pergola which has full heat lamps so it is not enclosed but remains very comfortable as guests tend to enjoy the ambience under it.

The Preston House is currently open Wednesday to Thursday from 4-9pm, Friday from 4-10pm, Saturdays from 11:30am to 10pm, and  Sundays from 11:30 AM to 9pm.  

Brunch is served Saturdays and Sundays from 11:30am-2:30pm.  Outdoor dining is always available  and it is first come first serve, even with the reservation

The Ram’s Head Inn, Shelter Island

The Ram’s Head Inn is a popular mainstay for visitors and locals on Shelter Island. Open year round, this iconic waterfront hotel and restaurant is once again offering their igloo outdoor dining experience in their spacious backyard. There are also plenty of lawn games and activities for friends and family to partake in.

The Ram’s Head Inn is open seven days a week for dinner. Reservations for their igloo dining experience are strongly encouraged. The restaurant is also hosting regular bingo nights, trivia nights, and live music. Brunch is served Saturday and Sunday beginning at 11:30am. The Ram’s Head Inn also offers a picnic lunch Monday through Friday from 11am-4pm.

Windamere, Mattituck

Windamere on the waterfront in Mattituck offers a unique outdoor dining experience with private igloos. Their heated igloos can accommodate up to eight guests. Located on their patio, guests will enjoy a cozy North Fork outdoor dining experience paired with stunning views of the water. Advanced reservations are strongly recommended.

Windamere, located at Strong’s Water Club & Marina, is currently open Thursday through Sunday until 8pm. Lunch is served Friday through Sunday beginning at 12pm.

Southampton’s 20th Century Influencers: Jack Dempsey, The Manassa Mauler

Jack Dempsey was one of America’s first great sports heroes, as famous as Babe Ruth in his time. Fans loved his aggressive two-fisted fighting style, as he chalked up 53 knockout wins, nine draws and only six losses in his fighting career from 1914 to 1927. Boxing was as popular as it would ever be during his reign as heavyweight champion from 1919 to 1926, and more profitable than ever before; he was responsible for the sport’s first million-dollar gate. When his career was over, he remained a cultural icon with exhibition bouts, product endorsements and film appearances. He is buried in Southampton Cemetery.

Ghost Hunting at the Rogers Mansion

Ever wonder what it would be like to be a paranormal investigator? Well now is your chance! Join the Long Island Paranormal Investigators on an investigation of the Rogers Mansion while they continue their search for evidence of what happens to us after we die. Groups will be given just over an hour inside the 1843 Whaling Captain’s mansion and taken to the various hot spots of paranormal activity within the museum. Please see our website for more details on the program, ticket pricing, and the COVID safety measures that will be put in place.

Southampton Trails Preservation Society Hike: SYS to Long Springs County Park

Moderately-paced, robust, hilly out and back, about 3 miles total. Long Springs is a unique natural environment. A perfect post-holiday jaunt! There is a halfway exit if you arrange two cars. Led by Eric and Hilary Woodward, call 631-903-7895 to RSVP.  Co-Sponsored with the Southampton Trails Preservation Society.

Holidays at the Hangar – Artisanal Craft Fair

This is an all hand-crafted, family-friendly shopping event held in a heated aircraft hangar at the East Hampton Airport.

Find unique holiday gifts, including woodwork, leather goods, hand-poured candles, locally-sourced body products, holiday decor, art, photography, and much more! Enjoy free coffee, hot chocolate and holiday treats. Complete a holiday craft and visit with Santa! Event sponsored by Sound Aircraft Services. 

Light the Night Winter Trail Walk & Outdoor Holiday Market

Join us for this magical winter evening walk, and some holiday shopping too!  Come to the Refuge for a self-guided, peaceful stroll through the gently lit forest trails.  This event is for adults and families. $15.00 per person, $10.00 for kids 12 and under.  Shop with us at our outdoor Holiday Market and purchase meaningful gifts that support QWR and local vendors.  QWR pewter ornaments, hats, sweatshirts, fun stocking stuffers are just some of the great Refuge gifts; plus hand poured soy candles by Seatuck Cove Creations, handmade bracelet by Gigi’s Jewelry, natural soaps by Stepping Stone Soaps, Moonglow Children’s Book, and World Village Fair Trade!

Flashlights are not permitted during the walk. Please note that this is a quiet walk, and parents must accompany and encourage their children to enjoy the trail quietly.

Please arrive at the time of reservation. $15.00 per adult, $10 for children 12 years old and younger.

*Please note the following for the rain date of 12/5: In case of inclement weather on 12/4, you will be notified via email if the rain date of 12/5 will be utilized. Tickets and time-slots will be moved automatically if the event is moved to 12/5. If you cannot attend the rain date, please notify us no later than 12/4 to be eligible for a refund.

Heart of the Hamptons 18th Annual Polar Bear Plunge

Southampton’s most highly anticipated event of the year, the Polar Bear Plunge, live and in-person!

On Saturday, December 11th, we will welcome over 300 of our neighbors to take the plunge! 

All proceeds will directly benefit our year-round Food Pantry and Assistance Programs, that currently serve more than 1,400 families in the Town of Southampton. This year’s goal is to raise $350,000!

For those already struggling to make ends meet, it will take years to recover from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Since January, we have distributed 139,720 meals worth of food compared to 158,406 at this time in 2020 through the height of the pandemic, illustrating how our community is very much still struggling and depends on your continued support.

The generosity from donors like you allows us to bring relief to our neighbors in need, whether it is providing food for a local family, medical transportation, or assisting with rent gaps and utility bills.

Please join us! The 2021 Polar Bear Plunge is more important than ever!

Sag Harbor’s “Light Up the Harbor” Celebration

Community fun at our Holiday Celebration, featuring The Dickens Carolers outdoors at the Annie Cooper Boyd House.  There will be sing-along caroling, refreshments and awards will be given to the four houses recognized this year for the creativity, originality, and enthusiasm vested in their luminous decorations. 

Please join us!

Christmas Bazaar in Westhampton

Come celebrate the Christmas holiday at Westhampton Presbyterian Church’s Bazaar on Saturday December 4th from 1 until 3 pm. Fresh green wreaths, jewelry and handmade crafts, and gifts will be for sale. Sorry no tea this year but baked goods will be available to purchase. Masks requested indoors. Tel 631-288-2576

Peconic Ballet Theatre presents “The Nutcracker”

Join Clara, as her beloved Nutcracker Doll turns into a prince and takes her on a journey to an enchanted wonderland forest and into the Land of The Sweets, where she meets the Sugar Plum Fairy, and many more beloved characters. Capture the holiday spirit and watch this year’s Peconic Ballet Theatre’s production of, “The Nutcracker.” 

  • Saturday, December 11th at 12:00 (Cast A)
  • Saturday, December 11th at 7:00 PM (Cast B)
  • Sunday, December 12th at 12:00 (Cast C)
  • Sunday, December 12th at 5:00 (Cast D)

PURCHASE TICKETS

Santa at The Homestead in Riverhead

Join us this Christmas season for making family memories.
Schedule a time slot for family photos with Santa, between 11 am- 4 pm (Pets are welcome). Reservations are required.
Wander the Barnyard, Choose the perfect tree and wreath or visit our farm shop for that special gift. Wonderful farm displays for photos with your loved ones. Handmade famous pies from the farm house kitchen are always fresh.
Our photo area will follow the guidelines for social distance and be sanitized between sessions. Each 15 minute session is $45.00 and includes interaction with Santa as well as a matted 5×7 photo taken by our photographer. Reservations can only be made by clicking the ticket link.

Holiday Stroll on Main Street in Westhampton Beach

Join us for our first annual Holiday Stroll on Main Street! This spectacular night of shopping features the best in Westhampton Beach businesses and restaurants partnering to raise funds for WHBPAC! Pick up a punchcard at the Box Office and collect stamps from each participating retailer as you shop along Main Street and enjoy delicious bites. Then, return to the theatre to be entered into a deluxe holiday raffle while you listen to the hottest dueling piano show from Savage Pianos (ticket purchase required). This will be the kick off to your holiday shopping while you shop local and support the arts!

A Montauk Holiday Event

Here’s what’s going on:
Meet Santa!
Live Music: Sarah Conway and The Playful Souls with surprise guests(!)
Kid Fun/Crafts: Cookie Decorating, Ornament Personalization and more!
Free Hot Chocolate: provided by Hampton Coffee and Candy Canes!
Holiday Shopping
Online Silent Auction: Starts Friday, Dec. 3 and ends at Saturday, Dec. 11 at 8:00 PM

Fire & Ice Christmas Market at Spirit’s Promise

The Fire & Ice Christmas Market will be held at Spirit’s Promise Equine Rescue in Baiting Hollow. This outdoor Christmas Market is inspired by the German Christmas Markets. Guests will enjoy magical lights, ice carvings, and fire dancing. Shop for unique gifts and taste baked goods, hot cocoa, and cider. An on-site gift wrapping service is available.

Spirit of Christmas at Spirit’s Promise

The Spirit of Christmas encompasses holiday events all taking place at Spirit’s Promise Equine Rescue, located at 2746 Sound Avenue in Baiting Hollow, December 4th, 11th and 18th. These three Saturdays in December include holiday farm tours with Mrs. Claus and the elves, storytime, and a meet-and-greet with the Equine Reindeer. A nominal donation is requested for entry. Book online.

On Saturday, December 11th at 7pm, there is Line Dancing with Deanna. Tickets are $15 each with advanced sales only. No tickets will be sold at the door. Call 631-875-0433 for more information.

Holiday Lighting at The Big Duck – Flanders

This free event runs from 7-9pm and will feature a visit from Quackerjack, the Long Island Ducks baseball team mascot, duck carols led by students from the Riverhead Middle School Show Choir, refreshments and the ever-anticipated arrival of Santa Claus by fire truck.

Santa & Holiday Harbor Stroll in Sag Harbor

Meet at the Windmill on Long Wharf as we welcome Santa to town on a firetruck! Santa will parade down Main Street courtesy of the Sag Harbor Fire Department, with visits and photo-ops taking place outside the Windmill from 4 to 6 p.m. Also, join Chamber members on our inaugural Holiday Harbor Stroll, with special events and offers from members throughout the day across Sag Harbor Village.

Suhru Wines Succulents & Sips Workshop

During this two-hour class, led by local plant stylist Elissa Capetanakis of Imaginariums by Elissa, you will create and design a stunning hand blown glass terrarium. Your vessel will be filled with hand picked succulents, preserved mosses, botanicals, pristine stones and shells from our very own North Fork beaches. You will be guided you through every step of the process from creation, care, and customization to suit your vision and taste.

This 2 hour class with Elissa includes all materials to create your own terrarium and one (1) glass of Suhru wine. Additional glasses available for purchase throughout the event. All levels welcome. Come explore your creativity with us!

Seating is limited. Pre-purchased tickets required.

Date: Wednesday, December 29th
Time: 6-8PM
Location: Suhru Wines Tasting House, 28735 Main Rd, Cutchogue NY

Christmas at the Light in Montauk

Santa makes his traditional pre-holiday visit to Montauk Point. Come and tell him what you’re hoping to find under your Christmas tree!

Greenport’s Shellabration Restaurant Walk

Shellabration is an annual culinary celebration that showcases local shellfish and benefits Cornell Cooperative Extension Marine Program’s SPAT Program and Back to the Bays Initiative. It is traditionally held the first weekend of December in Greenport Village and has been enjoyed by thousands of “Shellabrants” through the years. In 2020, we had to pivot from our traditional restaurant walk by offering a virtual Shellabration experience, but we’re so excited to bring back the in-person event this year-which happens to be the 10th Anniversary of Greenport Shellabration! Ticket and sponsorship package sales are available on the website ShellabrationCCE.org.

Santa Comes to Town in Greenport

Arriving at 10:30am aboard a LIRR Greenport Scoot at the Railroad Museum of Long Island, One lucky child will win the “Lionel” Polar Express “O” Gauge Joy Train Set.

Holiday Shop & Designer Tree Auction in Southampton

  

The Carriage House Holiday Shop and Designer Tree Auction will take place during Thanksgiving weekend and the first weekend of December for a special show and sale of magical treasures. The Southampton History Museum would like to help you get your holiday shopping and decorating off to a fast start.

Martha Stewart and many well-known designers are using their considerable talents to create tabletop holiday trees to benefit the Museum’s free education programs. The silent auction of the tabletop trees begins Friday, November 26 at 11:00 am and ends Saturday, December 4 at 4:00 pm.

The Holiday Shop will be open the same days and filled with those great treasures you found all summer in the Carriage House Shop plus lots of exceptional items we’ve been saving. In addition to the amazing collection of vintage jewelry, handbags and jazzy clothes, there will be ornaments — both new and vintage — great stocking stuffers for children, books about Southampton, and items by local artisans.

Thanksgiving Dinner in the Hamptons

Tutto Il Giorno Thanksgiving Hamptons

Ready to talk turkey in the Hamptons? Begin planning your Thanksgiving holiday weekend getaway soon! Hamptons restaurants are already taking dining reservations for Thanksgiving. Find out where you should consider making your holiday dining reservations across the South Fork from East Quogue out to Montauk.

The Restaurant at Baron’s Cove, Sag Harbor

The Restaurant at Baron’s Cove is offering a special Thanksgiving menu for those visiting and residing in the Hamptons this holiday season. Visit the cozy, waterfront restaurant for a festive farm-to-table Whole Turkey Thanksgiving.

The Thanksgiving feast includes a farm fresh turkey and sides as well as choice of a pumpkin or pecan pie. This festive dine-in offer feeds 6-8 people, and the cost is $540 per table.

For those interested in a 3-course option, there is also a pre-fixe Thanksgiving dinner menu featuring traditional favorites. These include Butternut Squash Soup with brioche crouton and butternut squash oil; Turkey Dinner with cranberry sauce, potato puree, haricot vert, and gravy; Stuffed Delicata Squash with dijon vinaigrette, brussel sprouts, and pepper jam; and seasonal sides such a Turkey Stuffing; Braised Mustard Greens; Potato Puree, and more. The cost is $90 for adults, $40 for children.

Claude’s Restaurant at the Southampton Inn, Southampton

Claude’s Restaurant is offering a beautiful 3 course Thanksgiving dinner from 1pm to 5pm. Adults are $42 per person and children are $28 per child.  Room rates start at $200 per night plus tax and fees.

On Friday, November 26th Claude’s will offer a dinner-and-show with Cristina Fontanelli. On Saturday, enjoy the annual Southampton Village antique fire engine parade of lights! End a splendid Thanksgiving weekend in the Hamptons with Claude’s brunch on Sunday.

Gurney’s Montauk Resort & Seawater Spa, Montauk

Guests looking to celebrate Thanksgiving in the Hamptons need look no further than Gurney’s Montauk where a delectable Thanksgiving buffet at Scarpetta Beach and Tillie’s will be served on November 25th. Menu highlights include venison meatballs with a sage, cherry and vermouth glaze; a crab bisque with fresh Maryland crab and brandy cream; and a traditional roast turkey brined in maple syrup, rosemary and black pepper with a classic gravy and cranberry apple sauce.

The full menu and children’s menu may be read here. Reservations may be made by clicking here.

Highway Restaurant and Bar, East Hampton

For Thanksgiving in the Hamptons, guests of Highway Restaurant and Bar on Montauk Highway in East Hampton may begin making reservations two weeks in advance of Thursday, November 25th.

For dessert on-the-go, Highway Restaurant is providing their Milk Pail Apple Pie to-go.

For those interested in private dining, Highway offers private Chefs for hire with a special Thanksgiving Menu, compiled with traditional and seasonal offerings. These offerings are flexible based on the client’s request! In addition to the main event: the Roasted Organic Turkey with cranberry orange relish, salads will include a Lemon Quinoa Salad, and a Shaved Brussel Sprout Salad, among other selections.

Side dishes include crispy smashed potatoes, sausage and apple stuffing, buttermilk biscuits, glazed carrots, and roasted acorn squash, among many other selections.

Lulu Kitchen and Bar, Sag Harbor

Lulu Kitchen and Bar will be open for Thanksgiving. The restaurant in Sag Harbor Village near the Variety Store will offer a traditional turkey dinner from 12-8pm.

The Hamptons Thanksgiving holiday themed entrée will include fresh roasted turkey served with cranberry sauce, stuffing, sweet potatoes, Brussels sprouts and gravy. The Thanksgiving dinner price is $96 per couple/for two people. Please note that there is a minimum of two persons at a table for placing an order.

Smaller portions for children at half price will be made available. In addition to their Thanksgiving menu, Lulu Kitchen and Bar will have their a la carte menu available.

Reservations are recommended. Please call Lulu Kitchen and Bar directly. 631-725-0900

Sí Sí at EHP Resort & Marina, East Hampton

EHP Resort & Marina’s restaurant Sí Sí is offering a family-style Thanksgiving dinner menu with a Mediterranean twist. The menu features elevated traditional dishes such as warm delicata squash, herb roasted heritage turkey breast and Moroccan spiced roasted brussel sprouts and is priced at $105 a person and $65 for children under the age of twelve. Mediterranean-inspired plates include Za’atar roasted cauliflower, mezze, and ras el hanout spiced lamb chops.

Paired with gorgeous views of the East Hampton Marina, this is an idyllic way to celebrate Thanksgiving in the Hamptons.

The 1770 House, East Hampton

Hamptons mainstay, The 1770 House on Main Street in East Hampton will offer a traditional Thanksgiving dinner 2-8pm on Thursday, November 25th. The 1770 House will offer their special Thanksgiving menu for dinner guests. Advanced reservations are required. Thanksgiving dinner will be served in their main dining room and downstairs Tavern.

Award-winning Chef Michael Rozzi has curated a four-course prix fixe menu. His menu features traditional and alternative holiday selections. The menu includes such first courses as Spicy Montauk Fluke Tartare, Hot Smoked Salmon Salad, and a Local Apple Tart with Burgundy Truffle. The cost per head is $125.

The second course includes Shaved Brussel Sprouts, and Butternut Squash Bisque. Thanksgiving dinner main courses include a traditional organic Amish turkey with sage gravy sausage stuffing, Seared Montauk Sea Scallops, and Braised Domestic Lamb Shank, among others. Desserts offered include a decadent Pumpkin Creme Brulee, and The 1770 House’s beloved Sticky Date Cake with vanilla ice cream.

Stone Creek Inn, East Quogue

Stone Creek Inn on Montauk Highway in East Quogue, an elegant French restaurant beloved by locals, is offering a 3-course, prix fixe Thanksgiving menu on Thursday, November 25th. The price per person is $95. A children’s menu will be available at $65 per child under the age of 12. Dinner service is set between 1-6:30pm.

Dishes for this Hamptons Thanksgiving feast at Stone Creek Inn will include appetizers like Lobster Bisque, Warm Oishi Shrimp Salad, Fresh Burrata, and a Roasted Acorn Squash and Watercress Salad. Entrees on the menu are a Roasted Natural Turkey, Roasted Long Island Duck Breast, Roasted Halibut, Filet Mignon au Poivre, and others. Side dishes are Country Bread Stuffing, Truffle Mac and Cheese, a Cheese Plate served with Quince Paste, and other selections.

Desserts include Cinnamon Sugar Donuts, a Pear Sundae, and Chocolate Cremeux.

Tutto Il Giorno, Sag Harbor and Southampton

Tutto Il Giorno in both Sag Harbor and Southampton Village is hosting a traditional Hamptons Thanksgiving dinner on Thursday, November 25th. Seating for Sag Harbor is from 2:30-7:30pm, with the addition of a limited a la carte menu. Seating for their Southampton location is from 2-7:30pm. Advance reservations are required.

Sag Harbor’s Thanksgiving menu at Tutto Il Giorno includes Butternut Squash with Potato Gnocchi, Whole Baked Orata, and Pumpkin Pie, among other selections. The price per person is $75 or $95 per person with a wine pairing.

Their Southampton menu offers Carciofo (stuffed artichoke hearts), House Made Fettucine, and Ricotta Cheesecake with a local cherry confit for dessert, among other choices. The price per person is $80 or $115 with a wine pairing.

Winter Wonders Art Exhibit & Sale in Southold

Southold Historical Museum’s Ten Squared: Winter Wonders Art Exhibit & Sale begins on Nov. 15 and runs through Dec. 15! Featuring works from local artists, the exhibit interprets the wonders and beauty of winter. Each piece is 10”x10” Everyone is invited to view the exhibit. Purchases benefit local artists and the Southold Historical Museum. Makes a great holiday gift! The online exhibit and sale will be offered on the Museum’s website, SoutholdHistorical.org

Southold Historical Museum ‘Shop Small’ Promotion

Join us at the Treasure Exchange and Museum Gift Shop for a special American Express ‘Shop Small’ promotion on Fri., Nov. 26 and Sat., Nov 27 featuring free giveaways! Hours are:
Treasure Exchange, Fri., 10-5 pm and Sat.,10-4 pm
Museum Gift Shop, Fri., 10-4 pm and Sat., 11-3 pm.
Both are located in the historic Prince Building at 54325 Main Rd., Southold.

Lighting the Light in Montauk

Please join us as our annual tradition returns! The festivities will begin at around dusk on Saturday, with holiday music and the ever-popular lighting of the lighthouse.

On Sunday, Santa makes his traditional pre-holiday visit to Montauk Point. Come and tell him what you’re hoping to find under your Christmas tree!

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 27
Light the Lighthouse — Sunset-approximately 4pm

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 28
Christmas at the Light — 11am-3pm

These events are our holiday gift to the community. There is no charge to enter.

What to do during your Fall visit to the North Fork

The first signs of autumn in the North Fork are the rows of bountiful farm stands selling endless varieties of squash, pumpkins, freshly baked pies, and everything apple cider. Explore the rows of apple fields, stroll through the corn mazes, and pumpkin patches. 

So, it is time for you to discover the best fall food on the North Fork. Leap into the season and create your own fall food tour across the North Fork. We have curated some of the top fall farm stands on the North Fork, from Riverhead and out to Greenport. 

1760 Homestead Farm

1760 Homestead Farm on Sound Avenue in Riverhead offers a continuous supply of autumn baked goods. Their most famous pies include the grape pie, shoo fly pie and brownie pecan pie, a must for celebrating the fall season on the North Fork. Fall is pie season in fact! To note, they will be offering pie flights on select weekends up until Christmas.

Every Sunday from 12-4pm, 1760 Homestead Farm showcases farm produce through sauces, salads, and soups for take away or to enjoy in the picnic area.

Briermere Farms

At the gateway to your fall food tour of the North Fork is Briermere Farms on Sound Avenue in Riverhead. Brieremere’s is famous for their wide range of produce, flowers, apple cider, and baked goods, especially their pies.

Fall on the North Fork always means a visit to this farm stand! Popular pies to complement any autumn gathering include Cranberry-Pear, Peach Raspberry, Pumpkin, and Boysenberry. They also have a variety of cream pies such as Chocolate Cream, Cherry Cream, and Blueberry Cream. 

Please note that all sales and pick ups are done outside on the farmstand. 

Bayview Market & Farms

Discover plenty of local, fresh fruits and vegetables, and flowers at the local farm stand, Bayview Market & Farms off of Main Road in Riverhead. They sell fresh, locally grown produce through late fall with specialty items such as meats, dairy, and sauces that rotate throughout the season. 

This six-generation farm sells everything from potatoes, pumpkins, cauliflower, carrots, pears, turnips, and more. In addition, if you are in Calverton, Laurel, or Mattituck, you can stop by any one of their farm markets for a bounty of peak season fresh produce to take home for your autumn feast. 

Country View Farm Stand

Country View Farm Stand on Main Road in Southold is a must stop during your fall food tour of the North Fork. Their pies are baked fresh daily, and they also sell fresh brown eggs, Long Island duck, asparagus, and sugar snap peas. 

Pick up local vegetables at this third generation North Fork farm stand like cauliflower, hot peppers from Kevin’s pepper patch, as well as Claudia’s wide variety of local refrigerated soups like Indian Dal and Vegetable, and Ginger & Rice Noodle Soup. 

Hallock’s Cider Mill

This beloved North Fork farmers market, Hallock’s Cider Mill, is located on Main Road in Jamesport. They are a family owned country roadside market that has been a fixture on the East End for generations. Come stop in for all your fall food needs, including homemade pies, homemade jams, cheese, soups, chowders, their own local honey, gift baskets, their own farm fresh eggs, their famous crumb cake, and so much more. All in addition, most of their produce sold at the Cider Mill is organic.

Current hours are 9am-5pm seven days a week. Hallock’s Cider Mill closes for the season in December, and reopens usually in early May. 

Helen’s Flower Farm

A favorite for families during the autumn months is a visit to Helen’s Flower Farm in Riverhead. Located on Union Avenue, this interactive farm is a great spot to visit with the family for plenty of autumn family fun.

There to greet you is a pumpkin farm, corn maze, a wide variety of flowers, baked goods, and so much more. You can easily spend hours at Helen’s Flower Farm, exploring the maze and pumpkin patch, followed by shopping their baked goods, including their wide variety of freshly baked fruit pies. 

Their farmstand remains open until Thanksgiving Eve, and reopens in the spring. 

North Fork Roasting Company

North Fork Roasting Company is well known for their fall inspired coffee beverages. Exclusive for autumn is the Dirty Pumpkin Chai, Caramel Apple Latte, and of course the Pumpkin Spice Latte. 

Their chai is made in house by simmering whole milk with chai, cinnamon, nutmeg and honey. North Fork Roasting Company gives it a seasonal spin by adding our pumpkin purée with fall spices and then they make it dirty by pouring a shot of espresso in.

The Caramel Apple Latte is special thanks to their homemade apple caramel syrup. It’s just like taking a bite into a caramel apple and can be made with any of our alternative milks. Created by barista and shop manager Claudia La Du.

Lastly, the homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte is back for the fall season! This beloved harvest beverage is crafted with espresso, pumpkin spice, cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla, honey, and most importantly real pumpkins!

North Fork Roasting Co. on Main Road is open seven days a week from 7am-4pm. They have a sister store in Westhampton Beach on Main Street, open Thursday-Monday from 7am-4pm. 

North Fork Chocolate Company

An autumn destination staple for chocolates, gifts, and so much more is North Fork Chocolate Company off of Main Road in Aquebogue. All of their chocolates are made on the premises from scratch and make for the perfect local fall gift, straight from the North Fork!

Some additional great fall dessert options to try include their Belgian Liege Waffles. These are made fresh to order, and you can top yours with a variety of toppings. They also sell homemade ice cream, fudge, and individual sized gourmet desserts like Granny Apple Caramel Pie, and S’mores Pie. 

North Fork Chocolate Company is currently open every day except Monday, beginning at 11am. You may also shop online

Patty’s Berries and Bunches

This North Fork farmstand in Mattituck on Sound Avenue is a female-owned farmstand, offers a U-Pick visiting experience, as well as produce, flowers, and a variety of onsite activities. Discover many of your favorite autumn foods including seasonal ice cream, cider baked goods, jams, honey, and more. This is also the perfect stop for gorgeous floral bunches or ornamental pieces for your fall centerpiece table.  

Patty’s Berries and Bunches is currently open daily from 9am-6pm. They are also pet friendly, though to note that pets are not allowed in the picking rows. 

Rottkamp’s Fox Hollow Farms

Rottkamp’s Fox Hollow Farm in Baiting Hollow on Sound Avenue is perfect for visiting for the whole family to pick pumpkins and explore the fields, while shopping for fresh, local produce. You may also see a local food truck parking at the farm! The pumpkin picking field usually closes the last week of October before Halloween.

If you decide to visit just before the beginning of the autumn season on the North Fork, Rottkamp’s has a stunning sunflower maze to explore. The maze is usually open until mid September. 

Burn Out the Bar

Join us on Saturday, October 16th as we say farewell to another wonderful season down at Seaside Grill. Live Music starts at 1p with Erin Chase and 2 Man Acoustical Jam closes out the night at 5p. Half off all drinks and food from our special Burn Out the Bar Menu! Bonfire all day!

Fall Food Guide to The Hamptons

The first signs of autumn in the Hamptons encompass fields of massive bright orange pumpkins on the vine, buckets of beautiful gourds in all shapes and sizes and stretches of apple orchards along both sides of Montauk Highway. It’s time for a fall food tour of the Hamptons! In addition, get a sensation for fall by visiting the local farm stands, bakeries, and specialty food shops across the South Fork. 

We share some of the most coveted farms and shops to visit to savor a taste of autumn straight from the Hamptons, from Westhampton to Amagansett. 

Tate’s Bake Shop, Southampton

As a Hamptons staple known and praised around the world, Tate’s Bake Shop in Southampton Village sells even more than their signature crispy chocolate chip cookies. Come in to this popular bakery and take away some delicious sweet treats to enjoy during your visit and to take home for loved ones. 

Though of course their baked goods are perfect for any occasion, their autumn month selection really knows how to hit that sweet post.

Their Harvest Treats collection includes an Assorted Cookie Gift Pack (also available in gluten free), the Cozy Morning Breakfast Tray, the Best of Southampton that includes their scrumptious Chocolate Chip Pie. Another perfect way to start a weekend brunch in the Hamptons is with their Sour Cream Coffee Cake. An added bonus? These are also available to purchase online!

The Milk Pail, Water Mill

Looking for a farm stand in the Hamptons? The Milk Pail has three different locations open in the Hamptons for the fall season: the U-Pick Farm on Horsemill Lane, the Fresh Market on Montauk Highway, and the Farm Stand on Mecox Road, all in Water Mill. They are most famous for their wide variety of apples for apple picking in addition to pears, peaches, berries, and other produce. Their apples are available at the market well into the following summer. 

The U Pick Apple and Pumpkin farm is open seasonally Friday through Sunday and on holidays. The farm is a beautiful spot for photos! 

Visit milk-pail.com for updated hours and information. Note that the Fresh Market is closed on Tuesdays.

Online shopping is available directly via Milk Pail Fresh Market Local deliveries are also available on select days. 

Hank’s Pumpkintown, Water Mill

If you are looking for the ultimate fall family fun destination in the Hamptons, Hank’s Pumpkintown on Montauk Highway reigns supreme! It is the most popular pumpkin patch in the Hamptons, so get ready for some pumpkin picking. In addition to dozens of play places, a corn maze, and wagon rides, Hank’s has an onsite market that sells every fall treat you can imagine. These include Apple Cider Slushies, Roasted Corn, Cider Donuts, Fresh Baked Pies, Hand Dipped Candy and Caramel Apples, and so much more!

It is best to arrive as early as possible (at 9:30am) on the weekends to grab the perfect parking spot on the main road. There is additional parking directly across Montauk Highway. Check hankspumpkintown.com for further information and regular updates.

Mecox Dairy Farm, Bridgehampton

Mecox Dairy Farm is a very popular dairy family farm that sells a wide variety of cheeses and baked goods. This is a great place to stop if you happen to be celebrating the autumn season or holidays in the Hamptons. 

This farm raises local, farm-fresh, free-range turkeys at their farm in Bridgehampton. They have been doing so for more than 30 years. Turkeys can be pre-ordered on their website, mecoxbaydairy.com and customers will pick up their turkeys on Tuesday, November 23 or Wednesday, November 24 at their Farm Store. 

During turkey pickup days, the Farm Store will be fully stocked with other local seasonal treats as well as their usual farm-fresh products: artisan raw milk cheeses, grass-fed beef, and Berkshire pork. 

The Farm Store is self-serve and always open! They also have a local delivery service, Mecox Direct. They offer Friday home delivery between Southampton and Montauk.

Carissa’s Bakery, East Hampton

Carissa’s Bakery is located on Montauk Highway and on Newtown Lane in East Hampton as you are on your way to Amagansett. This Hamptons hotspot is most famous for their artisanal breads as well as their cakes and pies that are each a work of art.

Their Salty Pickled Rye Bread is a year round favorite, perfect for making sandwiches, avocado toast, and more. A great choice for fall is their Pain Au Raisin, available at each bakery. Other fall dishes include the Sourdough Waffles with toasted walnut syrup, and Shakshuka with roasted red peppers, tomatoes, a touch of harissa, and two poached eggs. 

Their current fall hours are as follows:

Montauk Highway is open Thursday-Monday from 8am-3pm.

Newtown Lane is open thursday-Saturday from 8am-3pm, and on Sunday from 8am-2pm. They also ship a selection of their products within the USA. Look out for their NEW location in Sag Harbor at 3 Bay Street coming soon.

Balsam Farms, Amagansett

A popular destination for locals and visitors alike, Balsam Farms has a beautiful pumpkin patch for strolling through and of course those perfect picture moments. It is one of the finest fall farms in the Hamptons.

Balsam Farms is located on Town Lane and Windmill Lane in Amagansett. They also have a market in Montauk. During the autumn months, they sell 20 varieties of winter squash, 3 varieties of sweet potatoes, broccoli, cauliflower, sprouting broccoli, sprouting cauliflower, several varieties of cabbage, brussel sprouts, 7 varieties of potatoes, carrots, 3 varieties of beets, over 20 varieties of herbs, and a wide variety of salad and sauté greens, pumpkin bread, other treats, and more! 

Balsam Farms is currently open for the fall season 7 days a week from 9am-6pm at their Amagansett Farm Stand (corner of Windmill and Town Lane), and their Montauk Market (662 Montauk Highway).

Online ordering and home delivery are also available.

Round Swamp Farm, East Hampton and Bridgehampton

Ready to shop for gourmet food in the Hamptons? Round Swamp Farm is a very well known destination for Hamptonites and it is a must visit for those coming out to the East End.

Popular picks for fall include Lisa’s Cinnamon Rolls, Sea Salt Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies, as well as their wide variety of jams and sauces. Their brownie bites are also unbeatable! This is a perfect place to stop for some autumn treats and gifts to take home with you. 

Round Swamp Farm’s current fall hours are Wednesday-Saturday in East Hampton from 8am-6pm and Bridgehampton from 8:30am-6pm. They also have a market in Montauk. 

Sydney’s Taylor Made Cuisine, Westhampton

Their market menu has a wide variety of offerings for everyone’s tastes and interests. In particular for fall is their full service brunch that is served from 10am-2pm. 

Dishes that are perfect to enjoy in the autumn months are the Potato Onion Fromage (a baked egg dish topped with cheddar and gruyere cheese), and Banana Pancakes served with caramelized bananas. 

Fall desserts to try include pear tarts, pecan squares, and an apple spice cake. 

Current hours are as follows: open daily at 10am. Closes Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday at 5pm, and Friday and Saturday at 6pm. 

View their online market menu: sydneysgourmet.com

Hampton Coffee Company, Water Mill, Southampton, and Westhampton

Indulge in all things autumn, and of course plenty of pumpkin goodies at Hampton Coffee Company. HCC has locations in Westhampton, Southampton, Water Mill and Montauk, in addition to Aquebogue on the North Fork. 

Pumpkin everything includes pumpkin muffins, pumpkin spice tea, caramel apple tea, pumpkin cold brew, and of course pumpkin spice lattes. Their coffee menu also includes Pumpkin Pie with hints of cinnamon and nutmeg. 

Hampton Coffee Company also has an online store. 

Amber Waves Farm, Amagansett

Amber Waves Farm is a 501(c)3 non-profit farm off of Montauk Highway in Amagansett. A perfect place to visit during the autumn months, customers still get to enjoy the farmer’s bounty without the crowds.

Did you know that out of the 350 varieties of vegetables grown at Amber Waves Farm, 90 are tomatoes! Be sure to pick up a bunch when you visit. Eggplant, squash, fennel, bok choy, kale, brussel sprouts, radishes, and so much more are found at the farm during the autumn season. 

Amber Waves Farm also has a sit-down cafe. Cafe customers may order online. The Amber Waves Farm market is currently open Sunday-Thursday from 8am-5pm, and Friday-Saturday from 8am-6pm. The cafe closes at 3pm and is closed on Thursdays. 

40TH ANNUAL MONTAUK FALL FESTIVAL

OCTOBER 9 AND 10 FROM 11:00 am to 5:00 pm EACH DAY

The Montauk Visitors Center and Chamber of Commerce is excited to host the 40th Annual Montauk Fall Festival on Columbus Day Weekend. Join us and embrace the great outdoors in the center of Town.

Here’s what’s going on:
Famous Clam Chowder Contest: on Saturday starting 11:00 AM
Live Music: Joe Delia and Thieves on Saturday and The Realm on Sunday
Kid Rides: Inflatable slides and obstacle course, all day, all weekend
Kid Fun/Crafts: Pumpkin Painting, Cookie Decorating and Crab Races all day, all weekend
Festive foods: All day, all weekend. See menu at event link!
Farmers Market: all day, all weekend
Raffles: 50/50, Cash Catch and Guess the Pumpkin weight. Live drawings on Sunday at 4:30 PM
Chinese Auction: Drawing on Sunday at 5:00 PM
Silent Auction: Online silent auction ends Friday, October 15 at 5:00 PM

Mighty Man Montauk Triathlon

Athletes enjoy this course for its beauty and small-town atmosphere. Montauk is a quaint fishing and surfing town on the easternmost tip of Long Island. The town is known for its natural beauty and sports enthusiastic visitors.

Montauk is one of the birthplaces of triathlon. The sport is growing and athletes want to challenge themselves with longer events. There are few metro area triathlons of this distance. In addition to providing a venue for the athletes, this event will showcase Montauk at a time when the weather is still nice but the summer crowds are not as heavy. This is a great family weekend to spend on the east end with the Olympic, Half Iron distance and Sprint Triathlons on Sunday, October 3.

Online registration closes at noon on Wednesday, September 29, 2021. Cost per event varies.

Montauk Farmer’s Market

The Montauk Farmers Market continues on Fridays through November 19 on The Green in downtown Montauk. “Bake It, Catch It, Grow It,” will include some new vendors along with your old favorites. Some COVID rules will remain in effect. Masks will be required to enter for non-vaccinated individuals. The Market will be open every Friday 9:00am – 2:00pm, throughout the Fall and run through November 19.

Greenport Harbor Brewery OOMPAH Fest

Join us for Greenport Harbor Brewery’s OOMPAH FEST all day on Saturday, October 2nd.  New German Beer Release, OOMPAH music by Die Spitzbaum from 1-6pm, fun contests plus a delicious Oktoberfest menu.  Prost!
Address: 42155 Main Road, Peconic, New York

Fall Festival

Join us for our Annual Fall Festival featuring Chef Luke’s famous pumpkin chili in bread bowls and our delicious beer!

Music by Deanna Hudson 1p-4p and Martin Lucas 5p-8p. Photobooth and coloring books and crafts for the kids. Plus everyone gets a pumpkin to decorate!

Annual Maritime Festival

Artisan Craft Vendors and Food Vendors
Saturday & Sunday 10:00am-5:00pm.

Saturday, September 18th

Saturday the parade is at 11am – Look for the new Merry Merfolk Boat Float!

Power Squadron – (Sat & Sun)

Mystic Whaler 1 hour Cruises – Sat (11am, 1pm, 3pm, 5pm) & Sun (1pm, 3pm)
To reserve: https://mysticwhalercruises.com/schedule

Kayak Races – Sat – Behind Porto Bello & The Carousel on the beach 2pm set up 3pm race.

Capt Kids Alley – kids activities with treasure chest Sat & Sun – Mitchell Park

DJ in the Park Sat 7pm – 9pm

USCG – Helicopter rescue demo – Sat
Coast Guard Aux – Sat & Sun

Coffee Sack Race – Sat & Sun

Bug Light Lighthouse Cruise, Saturday, 4:30pm-6:30pm.

Sunday, September 19th

Chowder Contest – Sun 12 – 3pm – In the Greenport Boat Yard on Carpenter Street

Story Time in the Park – William Floyd Library – – Sun 1-2

Snapper Contest – Sun – Mitchell Park Village Dock – 2pm sign up 3pm start

Irish Step Dancing in the Park Sat – Sun

Columbia – Tall Ship

Electric Boat Harbor Tours by the Glory

Classic Wooden Boats & Ice Boats

Art Walk

Discover the hidden and trendy art scene of East Hampton Village. Our self-guided tour of world-class art galleries and artist studios will leave you wanting to experience more!

ADMISSION & ART STUDIO REGISTRATION

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Event Check-In @ AB NY Art Gallery (MAP) 2:30pm – 6:30pm 
Each attendee will receive 

  • Event access wrist band (must be worn at each location for access to complimentary wine/photo ID will be required to validate your ticket)
  • Information packet
Fees/Admission

Ages 21+ (age restriction is due to complimentary wine at each location) 
$15 Early Bird (48 hours before)
$20 General Admission

Oktoberfest at the Garden Of Eve

Enjoy the end of fall with live music, vendors, pumpkin picking, hayrides, locally brewed beer and special Oktoberfest Menu featuring hearty Kielbasa, Kraut, and more! Free festival admission, Fun Fields admission just $9.95 per person includes hayride (11-5), Giant Hay Pyramid, farm animals, Bounce House, Pedal Kart Track, and more. All activities weather permitting.

Harborfest

The Sag Harbor Chamber of Commerce will host its annual fall festival on Saturday and Sunday, September 11 and 12, welcoming visitors and locals alike for a fun-filled weekend on Long Wharf and at Marine Park and Steinbeck Waterfront Park, among other locations across the village.

Once described as the largest block party extending out over the water, this year Harborfest will be a village-wide event celebrating the maritime history of Sag Harbor. We’re coming together to celebrate our community with music, festival activities for kids and adults, and of course, the time-honored whaleboat races!

The musical offerings will be expanded this year, as will the fun and games for children with some aspects of the festival moving into John Steinbeck Waterfront Park. Sag Harbor’s rich history will be on full display across the village with groups like the Sag Harbor Historical Society, the John Jermain Memorial Library, the Sag Harbor Whaling Museum and the Eastville Community Historical Society hosting events and happenings all weekend long.

The Chamber’s annual HarborFest Father’s Day Arts & Crafts Fair will be held in Marine Park on Bay Street on Saturday and Sunday. The event will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days, with more than 50 talented artists and crafters displaying their work for sale.

The Parks and Recreation Association of Sag Harbor will launch its annual 5K run/walk to help raise money for Mashashimuet Park improvements on Saturday, September 11. The event, “A Grand-run for the Grandstand” will raise money for the refurbishment of the park’s grandstand, which was built in 1908. The run will start at 8:30 a.m. and participants can register at mashashimuetpark.org/5K.

49th Annual MHS Second House Craft Fair

Founded in 1971 on the grounds of the Second House Museum. Artisans from the East Coast will come to Montauk to show and offer their work for sale.

Everyone is welcome, free admission! Please come out and support our vendors!

Any artisans or crafters interested are welcome to apply. Your goods must be made by YOU, in YOUR studio or space. Vendor applications will shortly be available through their website. You can also email  montaukhistoricalsociety@gmail.com with any questions .

GOSMAN’S Summer Concert Series – Hamptons Jazz Fest

Free concert! Bill O’Connell – a respected leader of the Latin Jazz All-Stars, Bill is an accomplished educator, arranger and pianist who has played with such legends as Sonny Rollins, Chet Baker and many others. In addition to his enormously talented line-up, the legendary Billy Hart is on the drums. Billy Hart has played w/ some of the most important musicians in Jazz history. Early on, he played with popular soul artists like Otis Redding and Sam & Dave. Later he went on to record with McCoy Tyner, Wayne Shorter and many others including Miles Davis and Herbie Hancock. He is a musician and educator whose earned his place among the greats. Don’t miss this free live show – part of Hamptons Jazz Fest!

Montauk Art Show on the Green

Montauk Artists Association has assembled a diverse array of artists from a broad variety of media, including painting, photography, ceramics, jewelry, sculpture, fish printing and more. The show, a beloved Montauk tradition, will run from Friday, August 13-Sunday August 15th.

Friday hours: 12:00pm-6:00pm

Saturday & Sunday hours: 10:00am-6:00pm

Montauk Lighthouse Benefit Concert

Gates open at 5pm , opening acts begin at 6pm. The Marshall Tucker Band takes the stage at 8PM. Shuttle busses are planned from Montauk Village to the Montauk Lighthouse.  FREE shuttle from town beginning at 4:45PM at The Chamber of Commerce (across from the green) or in front of the parking lot next to IGA and back to town- until 11pm. Purchase tickets on the Music Festival website montaukmusicfestival.com

Monday Night Concert on the Green

Joe Delia and the Thieves rock tonight’s Monday Night Concert on the Green. Listen in to this  blazing blues based surf rock n’ roll band.

The show is brought to you by Gurney’s Montauk Resorts .

GOSMAN’S Summer Concert Series

GOSMAN'S SUMMER CONCERT SERIES - Montauk Chamber of Commerce

Gosman’s welcomes Zanti Misfits to the outdoor stage Sunday, August 29 from 6-8pm, located at 484 West Lake Drive. The Zanti Misfits bring an eclectic mix of genres to the stage with Classic Rock, Ska, Zydeco and more! Come along as we travel through their sonic cornucopia. Bring your own seating, a big appetite and kick  off your summer with us!

Montauk Farmers Market

The Montauk Farmers Market returns this year on Thursday on The Green, 9am to 2pm. “Bake It, Catch It, Grow It” , will include some new vendors along with  your old favorites.  Some COVID rules will remain in effect. Masks will be required to enter for non-vaccinated individuals The Market will be open every Thursday throughout the summer . It will switch to Friday’s September 17 and run through November 19.

Monday Night Concert on the Green

Monday Night Concert on the Green brings The Dog Watchers to the mic tonight. Mike Rusinsky-Lead Vocals/Guitar, Anthony Liberatore-Vocals & Guitar, Toby Van Keuren-Drums and Kevin Goode-Bass & Vocals. Repertoire includes Beatles, Stones, Petty, Dead, Van Morrison, Johnny Cash, The Decemberists, Steve Earle, Radiohead and more.

Tonight’s show brought to you by the Montauk Beach House , a boutique motel destination blocks from the ocean and all Montauk Town has to offer.