Bring the kids and discover this weekend 23-26. July 2021, family fun in the Hamptons and North Fork with our top five local family events and activities, plus some great venues that are always worth checking out.
Top 5 Family Events To Try This Week:
Friday, July 23, 3 p.m.
Children ages 6 to 9 will love this opportunity to create colorful collages inspired by artist Frank Stella. Early registration on the East Hampton Library website is required.
153 Main Street, East Hampton. 631-324-0222, easthamptonlibrary.org
Story time at Amber Waves Farm
Saturday, July 24th, 10 a.m.
The fairy tale hour on the farm is free and open to children of all ages. While you are there, your children can enjoy fresh produce and sweets in the market and café.
367 Main Street, Amagansett. 631-267-5664, amberwavesfarm.org
Introduction to the ukulele for ages 4-6 class
Saturday, July 24th, noon
Learn to play the ukulele in a fabulous small group setting. Students will learn chords and maybe even a song at the end of this session in the Community Learning Center in the neighborhood house.
92 Three Mile Harbor Road, East Hampton. 631-655-4586, [email protected], projectmost.org
Princess tea party
Sunday, July 25th, 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. & 3:00 p.m.
Take your little princess to the Long Island Aquarium for this party with white glove service and finger sandwiches. Reserve a spot in good time and get ready for lots of photo ops.
431 East Main Street, Riverhead. 631-208-9200, [email protected], longislandaquarium.com
iCAMP STEAM day camp
Monday-Friday, 26.-30. July, 9 am-3pm
Build your little one’s mind and keep their fingers busy while enjoying much-needed adult time. Older campers learn about drones, 3D printing and game design. Younger children 3-4 years old will enjoy exploring music, art, and nature.
60 Millstone Street, Bridgehampton. 631-466-5298, icamp.com
Courtesy Village of Greenport
Fun family attractions to try this week
Amagansett beach and bike
Pedal-loving toddlers will love the opportunity to rent bicycles with their families for half a day, day or even weeks. Children’s bicycles, baby seats and baskets are available.
1 Cross the highway, Amagansett. 631-267-6325, amagansettbeachco.com
While many Hamptons beaches are known for their clean, uncrowded charm, Coopers Beach receives rave reviews from parents and children. A snack bar, picnic tables and lifeguards characterize the bright blue landscape and you can watch the sunset with fine live entertainment.
298 Meadow Lane, Southampton. 631-287-3450
Estia’s little kitchen
Little ones who love a delicious breakfast will eat up the morning scene here. You can dine on favorites like chocolate pancakes and eggs, while adults enjoy more interesting options like breakfast tacos. And your kids can run around the garden while they’re waiting to be seated.
1615 Sag Harbor Turnpike, Sag Harbor. 631-725-1020, esias.com
The Fudge Company
Those with a sweet tooth will love this opportunity to enjoy homemade fudge, saltwater toffee, and delicious penny candies. You can also order frozen yogurt, ice cream, and a cool selection of toppings.
67 Main Street, Southampton. 631-283-8108, southamptonfudgecompany.com
Enjoy family fun in Greenport with this 100 year old carousel for only $ 2 per ride. During Labor Day weekend, you can visit the attraction every day from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
115 Front Street, Greenport. 631-477-2200, villageofgreenport.org
Harbes family farm
At this time of year, adults can try the vineyard, while the little ones can enjoy options like corn, tomatoes, and peaches at the courtyard stand. Farm animals and flower fields are also part of the exuberant summer fun.
715 Sound Avenue, Mattituck. 631-482-7641, harbesfamilyfarm.com
This local outdoor retreat is popular with parents and children alike. It is known for its beautiful, pristine playground, tennis courts, and restrooms.
67 Newton Lane, East Hampton. 631-324-4150, easthamptonvillage.org
Moo Moss East Hampton Ice Cream
Enjoy hand-dipped ice cream and whimsical toppings at this charming family favorite in Hamptons. You can’t go wrong with flavors like Carmel Cheesecake Cookie Monster and you can even take the kids home a candy basket.
69 North Main Street, East Hampton. 631-604-2382, easthamptonicecream.com
Southampton Golf Range
Check out this 18-hole mini golf course with batting cages and a driving range. You can also stop by the snack bar for classic burgers and fries.
699 County Road 39, Southampton. 631-283-2158, facebook.com/southamptongolfrange
Taking the ferry to Shelter Island is an adventure in itself for some kids, but Whale’s Tale is also the perfect day trip to the Hamptons for families. Enjoy an illuminated 18-hole mini golf course, indoor games and an ice cream parlor. Meanwhile, parents can relax with espresso, chai tea or smoothies.
3 Ram Island Road, Shelter Island. 631-749-1839, Shelterislandwhalestale.com
Find more exciting events happening in the Hamptons, North Fork, and families this weekend and beyond (or list your own event) at DansPapers.com/Events.