Family-friendly events and venues in the East from August 27 to September 1, 2021
Family and kid-friendly East End fun continues this summer in the Hamptons and North Fork. Check out our top events to enjoy with your kids this week, August 27 – September 1, 2021, as well as trusted venues that always bring great times.
Top 5 events to discover this week
Read aloud and book signing “The Curious Puffer”
Saturday August 28, 10 a.m.
Register your little ones in advance for this free event presented by the Southold Library featuring author and illustrator Ian Hunter and his mother and co-author Claire Kennedy. Signed copies will be available after reading.
53705 main road, Southold. 631-765-2007, southoldlibrary.org.
Saturday August 28, 11 a.m.
Kids six and up will learn the basics of hand sewing and even make their own bag / backpack. The course is $ 15 for members and $ 20 for non-members.
93 Three Mile Harbor Road, East Hampton. 631-655-4586, [email protected], projectmost.org.
Princess Tea Party at Long Island Aquarium
Saturday August 28, 10 a.m.
Sign up your little princess in advance for this elegant snack. The white glove service, finger sandwiches, candy, and photos are all part of the fun.
431 Main Street East, Riverhead. 631-209-9200, longislandaquarium.com.
Mum & Me Musical Theater
Saturday August 28, 3:30 p.m.
Teeny Broadway stars ages 4 and under will love singing and dancing on shows like Gypsy, The sound of music and South Pacific. Sanitized instruments are provided, but you can bring your own if you wish.
151 Mitchell Lane, Bridgehampton. 631-259-7707, [email protected], littlebarntheatre.com.
Natural dyeing course for children / youth
Wednesday September 1 11:15 a.m.
Children of all ages are welcome to learn how to create colors from natural materials at Patti’s Berries and Bunches. The cost is $ 25 per child and you can register in advance online. Meanwhile, discover plenty of homemade baked goods and freshly picked fruit at the farm stand.
410 avenue du son, Mattituck. 631-655-7996, pattysberriesandbunches.org.
Fun family attractions
Bostwick Chowder House
If you’re looking for a great seafood house where you can bring your little guppies, sit under the colorful umbrellas at the Chowder House in Bostwick. Adults can enjoy things like steamed lobster and clams, and little ones will enjoy classics like chicken fingers and hot dogs.
277 Pantigo Road, East Hampton. 631-324-1111, bostwickschowderhouse.com.
East End Children’s Museum
Learn about ships, windmills and creating your own farm at this favorite destination for children of the East End. Mini-golf is free with entry! This summer, however, you will need to call ahead to make a reservation.
376 Bridgehampton / Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton. 631-537-8250, cmee.org.
While many Hamptons beaches are known for their clean, uncrowded charm, popular Coopers Beach deserves rave reviews from parents and toddlers. A snack bar, picnic tables, and lifeguards dot the sandy beach, and you can stick around to watch the sun go down with great shows.
298 Meadow Lane, Southampton. 631-287-3450, Discoverlongisland.com/member/coopers-beach-2.
East Hampton Marine Museum
You and your little ones can enjoy Long Island’s love story for the sea through photos, models and exhibits. The museum is open from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. until September 4.
301BLuff Road, Amagansett. 631-324-6850, easthamptonhistory.org/east-hampton-town-marine-museum.
Parents and health-conscious toddlers can totally unwind with the vegan and gluten-free options of this tasty new favorite. Check out all the cakes, cookie jar sundaes, and ice cream cakes available for frozen treat lovers in the East End.
478 West Lake Drive, Montauk. 631-668-8190, thefrozenanchor.com.
Hamptons Gelato Gemelli
Parents and little darlings will love this chic cafe where you can enjoy Belgian waffles, milkshakes and even sweets. Discover the seven different flavors of waffle cones and learn about the featured flavor.
139 West Montauk Highway, Hampton Bays. 631-594-5600, gemelligelatohamptonbays.com.
At this time of year, adults can sample the vineyard while the little ones enjoy options at the farm stand, such as sweet corn, tomatoes and peaches. Farm animals and flower fields are also part of the summer fun.
715, avenue du son, Mattituck. 631-482-7641, harbesfamilyfarm.com.
Your little pizza lovers will feast on all the specialty pies, pastas and calzones of this Hamptons favorite. Parents concerned about their health can opt for a salad or a homemade soup.
364 Montauk Road, Wainscott. 631-537-2626, lacapanninamenu.com.
Tic Toc Mini Golf
This classic mini-golf course is located at the Drosses Motel, where children can also enjoy a snack bar with classic American dishes. Parents can enjoy an Asian-American style menu while they relax and watch, or have fun with their young swingers.
69125 Main Street, Greenport. 631-477-1334, drossosmotel.com.
The ferry ride to Shelter Island is an adventure in itself for some, but Whale’s Tale is the perfect day trip to the Hamptons for you and your little ones. Enjoy a lighted 18-hole miniature 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 other exciting Hamptons, North Fork, and family events happening this weekend and beyond (or list your own event) at DansPapers.com/Events.