Get out on the East End and have some fun with these events, activities and venues for the whole family this week, starting July 30, 2021.
Top 5 Family Events to Check Out This Week:
Jump Rope and Double Dutch Games with Erica Dantzler
Saturday, July 31, 11:30 a.m.
Your mini-jumpers in grades K-3 will love this opportunity to get fit and burn some energy at the same time with a two-time double-dutch champion! Tickets are $20 and can be purchased ahead of time.
Butterflies & Caterpillars Storytime
Monday, August 2, 11:30 a.m.
Tiny tots ages 1–3 will have a fluttering good time as Miss Michele presents stories, songs and a flannel board. Register ahead of time on the East Hampton Library website.
159 Main Street, East Hampton. 631-324-0222, easthamptonlibrary.org
Art in The Garden at LongHouse
Wednesday, August 4, 10 a.m.
Little ones ages 7 and up can attend this spectacular artistic event with or without a parent. One hour of painting followed by one hour of sculpture is influenced by the serene natural surroundings of the LongHouse Reserve. You can register ahead of time for $20 per person.
133 Hands Creek Road, East Hampton. 631-329-2811, mannix.studio
Kidfest: Pirate School!
Wednesday, August 4, 3 p.m.
Your mini-seafarers will learn the finer points of pirating through puppetry, props and lively audience participation. Tickets are $30 per adult and $15 per kid. They can be purchased on the Guild Hall website ahead of time.
158 Main Street, East Hampton. 631-324-0906, guildhall.org
Inside Out at Drive-In Thursdays
Thursday, August 5, 8:30 p.m.
For $50 per car, you can take your whole family to see Pixar’s Inside Out from the comfort of your automobile. Enjoy a kids’ pajama party and free popcorn.
31320 Main Road, Cutchogue. 631-477-1717, castmovies.givesmart.com
Find more exciting Hamptons, North Fork and family events happening this weekend and beyond (or list your own event) at DansPapers.com/Events.
Fun Family Attractions to Check Out This Week:
Children’s Museum of the East End
Learn about ships, windmills, and creating your own farm at this favorite East End children’s destination. Mini golf is free with admission! This summer, however, you’ll need to call ahead of time to make a reservation.
376 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton. 631-537-8250, cmee.org
Health-conscious parents and tots can totally chill with the vegan and gluten-free options at this tasty new favorite. Check out all the cakes, cookie jar sundaes and ice cream cakes available to frozen treat lovers on the East End.
478 West Lake Drive, Montauk. 631-668-8190, thefrozenanchor.com
A classic with Hamptons locals and visitors alike, LT Burger is especially well known for its kid appeal. With video games, gumball machines and crayons at the ready, little ones can choose from a fine selection of burgers and shakes. The eatery is open for lunch and dinner every day except Tuesday.
62 Main Street, Sag Harbor. 631-899-4646, ltburger.com
The Lobster Roll AKA LUNCH
When parents are itching for a fantastic meal out, they can bring their little tykes along to this family-friendly clam shack. The colorable children’s menu includes marine options like fish and chips and popcorn shrimp, as well as favorites such as burgers and chicken tenders.
1980 Montauk Highway, Amagansett. 631-267-3740, lobsterroll.com
The Long Island Aquarium
This summer, explore an Amazon rainforest, butterflies and other critters of the sea at this Long Island family favorite. You can purchase tickets ahead of time online.
431 East Main Street, Riverhead. 631-208-9200, longislandaquarium.com
Patti’s Berries and Bunches
Tots will go berry crazy for pick-your-own strawberries, raspberries and blueberries. There’s also a farm stand where they can enjoy fresh ice cream, cider and baked goods.
410 Sound Avenue, Mattituck. 631-655-7996, pattysberriesandbunches.org
Little ones who love a unique gift will have a rocking good time at Petit Blue, where they can check out old-fashioned kiddie cars and candy.
86 Park Place, East Hampton. 631-658-9222, petitblue.com
If your tots love a delicious ice cream soda, malt or sundae, this trip is a treat you won’t want to miss out on. Homemade flavors include kid-friendly options like Nutella and salted caramel. You’ll also enjoy plenty of family-friendly options on the breakfast and lunch menus at this ’50s-style diner.
40 Hampton Road, Southampton. 631-283-9752, sipnsoda.com
Stevenson’s Toy Store
If you’re looking for something cool with your tiny tourists, check out this local gem with vintage options such as pinball and PAC-MAN arcades, table tennis and pool scooters.
69 Jobs Lane, Southampton. 631-283-2111, stevensonstoys.com
Tick Tock Mini Golf
This classic mini-golf course is located at the Drossos Motel, where kiddos can also enjoy a snack bar with classic American favorites. Parents can sample an Asian-American-style menu while they relax.
69125 Main Street, Greenport. 631-477-1334, drossosmotel.com