Happy #July4th! Nothing says Independence Day in the Hamptons like blue hydrangea, an American flag, and an artisanal farmstand that will leave your credit card dazed and confused (see photo above of an East Hampton favorite, Round Swamp Farms). What else is happening on the East End this holiday weekend? Glad you asked. Here’s our lineup below. As always, events must support local businesses, plus we’d actually have to be interested in attending (which is why, as we’ve noted before, a shameful number involve rosé.)
Friday, June 30
- White’s Apothecary Southampton, complimentary Saint Tropez spray tans (with two-product purchase), 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Because Hamptons holiday weekend. 18 Hampton Road, Southampton.
- Dockers Waterside, 4th of July Kickoff. $5 Friday Happy Hour from 3:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., followed by awesome sunset and party band Mean Machine. 94 Dune Road, East Quogue.
- Wolffer Wine Stand, Sunset Friday with vineyard views (bring blanket, wear linen) and live music with Hopefully Forgiven, 5 p.m. till sunset. 3312 Montauk Highway, Sagaponack.
- Parrish Art Museum, Jazz on the Terrace. Bring your own chair or blanket, and listen to the Iris Ornig Group’s unique take on Michael Jackson and Burt Bacharach, 6 p.m. 279 Montauk Highway, Water Mill.
- Topping Rose House, Jean Georges Summer Series. Bring your appetite to the weekly communal dining experience, this one hosted by chef Drew Hiatt, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. 1 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton.
- Indian Wells Tavern, Summer Party, 11 p.m. to 2 a.m. There will be Montauk Brewing Co.’s Watermelon Session IPA, lest anyone is concerned. 177 Main Street, Amagansett.
Saturday, July 1
- Goop MKT grand opening, all day long. Yes, that Goop. The pop-up will sell things like non-toxic skin care products, swimwear and beach towels. 145 Main Street, Amagansett
- Springs Farmers Market, vendor stalls outside Ashawagh Hall featuring local food entrepreneurs, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 780 Springs Fireplace Road, East Hampton.
- Westhampton Beach Farmers Market, more than 40 local farmers, growers, producers and vendors with everything farmed, grown or produced on Long Island, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 85 Mill Road, Westhampton Beach.
- Oreya restaurant, “Wet Pool Party” (we’re not sure what that means) with live music starting at 11 a.m. Capri Hotel, 281 County Road 39A, Southampton.
- Montauk Yacht Club, brunch featuring a steel drum band on the beach, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 32 Star Island Road, Montauk.
- Summer Shelter art opening at the offices of Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty, with photographs and artwork in historic building, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. 17 Grand Avenue, Shelter Island.
- Ashawagh Hall, 23nd annual Artists Alliance of East Hampton Members art exhibit, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. (Exhibit can be viewed through July 9.) 780 Springs Fireplace Road, East Hampton.
- Wolffer Wine Stand, Sunset Saturday (it’s a thing now, and it’s awesome) with vineyard views and live music with Lynn Blue, 5 p.m. till sunset. 3312 Montauk Highway, Sagaponack.
- Ille Arts, featuring the Fairlane Family singing folk songs, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. There will be dancing and lemonade. Bring the kids. 171 Main Street, Amagansett.
- Sag Harbor Fireworks, the John A. Ward Independence Day Fireworks celebration at the Sag Harbor Yacht Club. Bring a blanket, 9:30 p.m. Marine Park or Haven’s Beach, Sag Harbor. (Or if you’re father east, watch the fireworks from Devon Yacht Club, Abraham’s Landing Road, Amagansett.)
- Jay Leno On Stage, at Guild Hall, 7 p.m. Or join Leno for dinner afterward at a private Hamptons location (the organizers say it’s “very cool”); details here. 158 Main Street, East Hampton.
Sunday, July 2
- Southampton Chamber of Commerce Farmers Market, with local vendors offering vegetables, fruits, pickles and more, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 25 Jobs Lane, Southampton.
- Springs General Store, Sunday Jam with Job Potter, 5 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. “This is an acoustic jam with instrumentalists the first priority — guitarists, harpists, accordion, fiddle and mandolin players, etc.,” the organizers say. 29 Old Stone Highway, East Hampton.
Monday, July 3
- Camp SoulGrow Carnival, at the Montauk Yacht Club, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. $5 ticket supports nonprofit workshop camp for kids. There will be bouncy stuff. Details here. 32 Star Island Road, Montauk.
Tuesday, July 4
- Montauk July 4th Fireworks, sponsored by Montauk Chamber of Commerce, 9 p.m.-ish, from Umbrella Beach. Best viewed from any town beach, Montauk.
- Tuesday Tunes & Tastings, live music and a complimentary tasting of Huckleberry Lemondade cocktails (yum!) on the lawn at the Rams Head Inn, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., 108 Ram Island Drive, Shelter Island Heights.
Wednesday, July 5
- Karaoke Night with Helen “The Diva” McGuire, Stephen Talkhouse, 10 p.m. 161 Main St., Amagansett.
- Mamalee Rose’s Irish Goodbye. Say goodbye to a favorite East End band, 8 p.m. to 10 p.m., Guild Hall. 158 Main Street, East Hampton.
Thursday July 6
- Montauk Farmers Market, East End farmers who “grow it, bake it, catch it” sell local goods fresh from the fields, kitchen and sea, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Village Green, Montauk.
- Elements Fitness, barre workout at the studio at 3:30 p.m., followed by post-class party at Tory Sport East Hampton at 47 Newtown Lane. There will be juice and discounts. 68 Newtown Lane, East Hampton.
- Market Art + Design, featuring modern and contemporary art, returns to Bridgehampton for its 7th edition. Opening night preview, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.; tickets here. The art fair continues through July 9. Bridgehampton Museum, 2368 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton.
- Rumba, Inspired Island Cuisine and Rum Bar, music and cocktails on the Shinnecock Canal, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. 43 Canoe Place Road, Hampton Bays.
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