The Hamptons is better than ever and we’re excited to share Summer 2021 with you! Our Hamptons summer guide tells you what to see, do, taste, and experience around town all summer long.
- Food & Drinks
- Galleries & Art
- Horseback Riding
- Kayaks, Standup Paddleboards & More
- Deep-sea fishing, Whale-watching & Jet Skiing
Food & Drinks
EHP Resort & Marina, 295 Three Mile Harbor Hog Creek Rd, East Hampton
Thursday, June 24 from 6:30 PM – 10 PM
The most talented area chefs are coming together to create an unforgettable experience. Dine on selections made from the freshest local ingredients and enjoy carefully curated wines and craft cocktails.
Southampton Social Club, 256 Elm Street, Southampton
August 6, 7 PM – 9 PM Private Dinner at Union Steak & Sushi (prepaid ticket)
August 7, 3 PM – 6 PM Bella + Boyz II Men in Harmony at Southampton Social Club (invite only + ticketed)
Celebrate Bella Magazine’s Summer Issue and be part of the cover by joining two fun-filled events. Start the party on August 6th with a sumptuous dinner, and on August 7th, wear your most stunning blue attire to meet Boyz II Men, the Summer Issue cover stars.
Nova’s Ark Project, 60 Millstone Road, Water Mill, NY
August 21 from 7PM to 9:30PM and August 22 from 6PM to 8:30PM
This year marks the 10th Annual summer event where we celebrate the East End’s restaurants and wineries from both the North and South Forks!
54 S Erie Avenue, Montauk
Sometimes you just want a pizza and Blade + Salt is known for its classic and specialty pies, along with delicious small plates and fresh ingredient dinners.
148 Emerson Avenue at Main Beach, Montauk
Bounce Beach Montauk is taking over the former Sloppy Tuna space to offer oceanside dining and to-go lobster rolls and frozen drinks. This new eatery is part of the Bouncegroup of Flatiron, Chicago, and Delray Beach.
231 Main Street, Amagansett
You may remember Chef Justin Smillie’s applauded pop-up at the Marram Montauk resort last season. This summer, he and the Il Buco Alimentari team have found a permanent home with delectable dishes that feature fresh seafood and produce. Pick up a pastry next door for dessert!
467 East Lake Drive, Montauk
From now until October, check out this new Thai-sushi fusion pop-up at Montauk Anglers Club. The owners of Kissaki and Fish Cheeks in New York City will be serving up Thai favorites, sushi, and an extensive drink menu.
474 West Lake Drive, Montauk
This seaside farm-to-table restaurant is inspired by the ocean’s natural beauty. La Fin partners with over 20 local farms to offer succulent seasonal fare.
1 Long Wharf, Sag Harbor
Wear your finest business casual to this charming French bistro from Manhattan’s Upper East Side, now in Sag Harbor. The fresh seafood and cajun flavors will transport you miles away. Take in the sunset views while enjoying a summer cocktail at the horseshoe bar.
83 South Elmwood Avenue, Montauk
This coffee shop is a surfer’s dream. Their beans are sourced from high-quality, global locations that are also surfing destinations, and their bold blends are named after surf spots and local attractions.
5 Inlet Road West, Southampton
The Lobster Inn is getting a face-lift with new ownership, management, and menu items. This new restaurant will feature sustainable seafood dishes and a sustainable fish farm on-site.
341 Pantigo Road, East Hampton
Moby’s is returning for the 2021 season to its previous spot at 341 Pantigo Road. The charming, late nineteenth-century property is the perfect backdrop to enjoy Chef Kyle Koenig’s coastal Italian menu.
21 Oceanview Terrace, Montauk
Enjoy laid-back yet luxurious dining at Chef Fernando Trocca and restaurateur Martin Pittaluga’s renowned establishment. Like their other locations, Mostrador Marram features beachy meals made with local seafood, meat, and produce.
64 Division Street, Sag Harbor
Take a break from the local upscale establishments and check out the town’s favorite dive bar. Kick back and enjoy bar games, live music, and growlers of their regionally crafted beer.
240 Fort Pond Road, Montauk
Ring in July 4th weekend with a new pop-up from New York City restaurant, Noir. Known for its upscale, Japanese fusion cuisine, this eatery is taking over the former Arbor space and serving up sushi and steaks through Labor Day.
47 Montauk Highway, East Hampton
Garry Kanfer’s creations are already local favorites, and now he is delighting vacationers with high-quality fish dishes alongside grilled crudos, robatas, and refreshing cocktails.
28 Maidstone Park Road, East Hampton
Lounge at white picnic tables atop a sandy beach as you dine on Mexican dishes composed of all local ingredients. Pair your main course with a refreshing agave drink from the bar.
161 Second House Road, Montauk
Recently named one of the best outdoor dining spots in Montauk by the Pursuitist, Ruschmeyer’s innovative wood-burned pizzas and delectable pasta will leave you feeling more than satisfied.
30 Main Street, Southampton
Prepare to be dazzled by recent innovations made by designer Robert McKinley. Relish the refreshing cuisine in the elegant dining room or on the romantic vine-covered patio.
295 Three Mile Harbor Hog Creek Rd, East Hampton
Soak up the sunset views while indulging in Mediterranean-inspired dishes like za’atar roasted cauliflower and bucatini verde with lobster. In the morning enjoy Buongiorno, the marina’s pastry shop and espresso bar.
149 West Montauk Highway, Hampton Bays
716 Montauk Highway, Montauk
They say there can be too much of a good thing, but in this case, we have to disagree. The donut-infused ice cream bar at Sundae Donuts is truly where dreams are made.
49 Main Street, Sag Harbor
This early 19th-century hotel features five intimate dining areas. Executive Chef Jonathan Parker prepares classic French-American dishes with fresh, local ingredients that are sure to make you a repeat patron.
88 Firestone Road Montauk
This casual restaurant is almost 100 years old and has been run by the same family since 1959. The lobster rolls, specialty drinks, and sunset views are the epitome of summer vacation.
183 Edgemere Street, Montauk
The Surf Lodge puts wellness at the forefront by serving locally farmed produce and fish caught from the harbor. This summer, they are partnering with Lightbox to offer fitness classes and meditations on-site.
6025 Sound Avenue, Riverhead
Monday – Friday 11 AM – 5 PM, Saturday 11 AM – 6 PM, Sunday 11 AM – 5 PM
Enjoy private or group wine tastings, host an event, or even plan your wedding at Martha Clara Vineyards in Riverhead. There’s nothing better than sipping on local wines with friends and family at a beautiful vineyard.
165 Love Lane in Mattituck
Open daily from 11 AM to 6 PM
Visit the vineyard by drive-thru or enjoy the beautiful facility where you can taste handcrafted wines and even take advantage of home deliveries. With each wine uniquely crafted to inspire your taste buds, you won’t want to miss out from this free vineyard membership for endless benefits.
1927 Scuttlehole Road, PO Box 2202, Bridgehampton
Tastings Thursday/Tuesday from 11 AM – 5 PM with reservations
Reserve a tasting of Channing Daughters’ finest wines from Thursday – Tuesday from 11 am – 5 pm. Flights and individual glasses can be enjoyed with hand-selected appetizers under the newly built outdoor tent.
139 Sagg Road, Sagaponack
Sunday – Thursday 11 AM – 6 PM & Friday – Saturday 11 AM – 8 PM
Sample this sustainable vineyard’s award-winning wines, ciders, and spirits, including the world-renowned White Horse label, vibrant Summer Inspired line, and the limited release Cellar Series.
Route 25 Main Road, Aquebogue, Riverhead, NY 11931
Open 11 AM – 5 PM
Founded in 1983 by the Massoud family, Paumanok Vineyard serves a variety of Chardonnay, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Chenin Blanc, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc and Petit Verdot. With a wide array of wine selections, there is a perfect blend for just about anyone who may visit.
6025 Sound Avenue Riverhead, NY 11901
Monday – Thursday 12 PM -6 PM, Friday – Sunday 11 AM -6 PM, Sat 11 AM -7 PM
With unwavering values such as quality, heritage, craft, innovation, and community, RGNY has created a beautiful spot to sit back and enjoy the harvests of hard work and true craftsmanship.
Galleries & Art
23 Corwith Avenue, Bridgehampton
Saturday and Sunday from 12PM–6PM / closed 3–3:30 pm daily
The history of this gallery is as interesting as the art it contains. Dan Flavin renovated this early 1900’s shingle-style firehouse, which then functioned as a church, into a space for displaying artworks.
50 Newtown Lane, East Hampton
Open Wednesday through Sunday from 11AM to 6PM.
This German art gallery has locations in New York and Europe and features notable European and American 20th century artists. The intimacy of the space will leave you in awe.
55 Main Street, East Hampton
Thursday through Sunday from 11AM – 4PM / 5 PM on Saturdays
The Lisson Gallery has locations in London, Shanghai, and now East Hampton. This art gallery features a world-class display of contemporary artists. Lisson is planning to stay open until September so be sure to visit while you can.
8 Park Place, East Hampton
Wednesday through Saturday from 11AM – 5PM; Sunday 12PM-4PM; Monday and Tuesday by appointment.
Pace is an acclaimed gallery that boasts nine locations globally. The Hamptons is fortunate enough to have been chosen for the location of a temporary gallery space that will be open through October. Take the opportunity to check out some of the most significant artwork from around the world!
279 Montauk Highway, Water Mill
Thursday, Saturday through Monday from 11 AM – 5 PM, Friday from 11 AM – 6:30 PM
Spend a rainy day taking in the culture of the Parrish Collection. The museum currently features women abstract artists from the 1950s until present day and works by Lonnie Holley during his stay in the Hamptons.
66 Newtown Lane, East Hampton
Saturday and Sunday from 11 AM – 5 PM; Monday through Friday by appointment
A new 1,500 square foot gallery is gracing the Hampton’s gallery district. Skarstedt’s is known for displaying thought-provoking pieces about identity, sex, and politics; the gallery will continue to showcase remarkable and unique pieces of art across multiple mediums.
25 Jobs Lane, Southampton
Thursday through Sunday from 12 – 5 PM
Suggested Gallery Donation: $5
SAC has a robust calendar of events all summer long including art exhibitions, storefront art installations, cocktail parties, book signings, and a sculpture garden.
6 South Etna Avenue, Montauk
Starting July 16th, visit this new fine art gallery that is run by a group of local industry professionals, including Amalia Dayan, who runs Luxembourg & Dayan and Adam Lindemann, the operator of Venus Over Manhattan.
66 Newtown Lane, East Hampton
Thursday through Sunday from 11AM – 6PM; other times by appointment
Calling all history lovers! The Van de Weghe gallery features work from modern, post-war, and contemporary artists from around the globe. Their exhibitions usually focus around historical events and significant eras.
Market Art + Design
The Bridgehampton Museum, 2368 Montauk Hwy, Bridgehampton
August 12 – August 15 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Market Art + Design hits The Bridgehampton Museum featuring 80 galleries of contemporary and modern art. The exhibition will be debuting its eleventh edition with many beautiful pieces to discover.
South Hampton, NY
Open daily from 8am-6pm
Private and group lessons are available
What’s the point of a sea-side stay if you don’t try at least once to catch a wave? Kurt Rist and his team of professional instructors offer surfing lessons year-round to all skill levels.
50 W Water Street, Sag Harbor
Open daily from 8am-8pm
Whether you are searching for surf lessons, group charters, or just an action-packed day on the water, Global Boarding Water Sports has you covered! Reach out to the professional team of coaches and learn what activity will best suit you.
385 Montauk Hwy, Wainscott
Open daily from 9am-6pm
After a year of being stuck inside, it is time to enjoy nature and get out of your comfort zone! Main Beach Surf & Sport Inc. offers surf camp, private surf lessons and kayak rentals.
Napeague Harbor, Amagansett
Open daily from 10am-5pm
Prepare for a major adrenaline rush by learning the exhilarating sport of kiteboarding. Skywalk provides lessons for all skill levels, including thrilling outings for advanced individuals.
1688 County Rd 39, Southampton
What happens if each member of your group can’t agree on what watersport to try? Hampton Watersports has you covered by offering the zen experience of stand-up paddle boarding, the excitement of windsurfing, and the thrill of kiteboarding all available from one location!
32 Windmill Lane, Southampton
Hours vary by day of the week
Biking is one of the easiest and fastest ways to discover all that the Hamptons has to offer! Bikes are rented on a first-come basis, or reservations can be made for groups of 10 or more.
Open daily from 11am-6pm
60 Park Place, East Hampton
500 Montauk Hwy, East Hampton
Take in the scenery while getting some exercise! Khanh Sports offers a large variety of bikes to rent including standing elliptiGo bikes!
1 Cross Highway, Amagansett
Thursday through Tuesday from 10am-5pm
The adventure loving guides of this shop offer both mountain bike and back road, scenic tours. Bike outings are perfect for date nights and celebrating life’s events.
Sports: Horseback Riding
Not every part of your Hamptons stay has to be spent by the sea.Whether you are looking to learn to ride a horse, ride competitively, enroll your child in riding camp, or simply to stop in and visit beautiful horses, The Hamptons offers horseback riding for people of all skill levels.
849 Hayground Rd, Bridgehampton
Open daily from 9am-9pm
171 Oakview Hwy, East Hampton (631) 324-9568
Open Thursday through Tuesday from 8am-5pm
268 Town Lane, Amagansett
Open daily from 9am-6pm
August 29 – September 5
Equestrians from around the world come together to the largest horse show in the United States to showcase their skills while competing for the chance to win $800,000. The show is an extremely attractive destination for horse lovers and top equestrians at their chance to parade their craft for a wide audience. In addition to observing the equestrian talent, the show provides over 80 stores to shop at, delicious food, and the famous Animal Adoption Day where you can adopt rescued dogs, cats, and horses.
Sports: Kayaks, Standup Paddleboards & More
8 Main Street, Sag Harbor
If you can dream it, Weekend Warrior Tours will plan it! Allow this establishment to create a tour for the books, whether it involves a family scavenger hunt or an adult clam bake. They also offer everything from kayaks to bicycles to stand up paddleboard yoga and they even offer some drop off to your home!
1 Library Ave, Westhampton Beach
Open daily from 9am-5pm
Kayaking, stand up paddleboarding, and paddleboard yoga are offered by Island Surf, along with bachelorette parties and full moon paddles.
449 N Magees Street, Southampton
Island Surf offers kayak and stand up paddle board rentals on Westhampton Beach.
219 Three Mile Harbor Hog Creek Road, East Hampton
Open daily 9am-5pm
Paddle Diva offers more than just paddleboard tours and lessons; they also provide the opportunity for paddle board enthusiasts to become instructors!
Is there anything better than feeling the wind in your face and smelling the ocean as you glide through the water? Enjoy the waters of The Hamptons aboard a variety of boating options.
3253 Noyak, Sag Harbor
9 Long Wharf, Sag Harbor
32 Star Island Road, Slip 412, Montauk
Gurney’s Star Island Resort & Marina
59 Star Island Rd, Montauk, NY 11954
Deep-sea Fishing, Whale-watching & Jet Skiing
1976 N Sea Rd, Southampton
59 Star Island Rd, Montauk
462 West Lake Drive, Montauk
91 Foster Ave, Hampton Bays
900 Lumber Lane, Bridgehampton, NY
Saturday, July 10th from 6:30 PM – 10:30 PM
Enjoy an evening out while raising money for cancer research. Entertainment will be provided by music producer, Claudius Raphael, and the hip-hop, comedy, improv group started by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Freestyle Love Supreme.
337 Montauk Highway Water Mill, NY 11976
Refocus your mind and find inner-refuge at the Shou Sugi Ban House. This luxury spa offers whole-body wellness with services like massage, nutrition, fitness classes, healing arts, and skincare.