Top 5 East End Family Events This Week: September 25–29, 2021

The Parrish Art Museum is inviting families to create art that focus on just that: family!
The Parrish Art Museum is inviting families to create art that focus on just that: family!
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Check out our top 5 family friendly East End events and activities, and reliably fun attractions, for your and your kids this week, September 25–29, 2021.

Top 5 Family Events to Check Out This Week

Jump Rope & Double Dutch Games
Saturday, September 25, 9 a.m.

Your little jumper in grades K–3 won’t want to miss this opportunity to get some exercise and have a blast at the same time. Make sure to register ahead of time as the group is limited to 10 people.
93 Three Mile Harbor Road, East Hampton. 631-555-4586,

Creative Family Studio
Sunday, September 26, 1 p.m.

This month, participating families will focus on Tomashi Jackson: The Land Claim and make works of art inspired by the exhibition. Workshops will be held in the Parrish Art Museum’s Lichtenstein Theater to allow for ample social distancing. Each household will have their own workspace and materials. Registration is $10 for adults and $5 for kids.
279 Montauk Highway, Water Mill. 631-283-2118,

Fall Storytime Yoga
Monday, September 27, 10 a.m.

Tots ages 2–5 will flip for this chance to listen to stories while they learn to stretch, bend and balance. Sign up ahead of time on the Cutchogue-New Suffolk Library website.
27550 Main Road, Cutchogue. 631-734-6360,

Art Through Nature
Wednesday, September 29, 10 a.m.

Kids of all ages can explore dyes and tools made from natural materials. The class is $25, and you can sign up ahead of time online. While you’re there, check out the flowers, cider and jams at the fruit stand.
401 Sound Avenue, Mattituck. 631-655-7996,

Toddler’s Twist and Shout
Wednesday, September 29, 10 a.m.

Your little ones won’t want to miss this opportunity to sing along and play live instruments. Register ahead of time on the Hampton Library website.
2478 Main Street, Bridgehampton. 631-537-0015,

Family Breakfast at John's Pancake House in Montauk
Restaurants will be allowed to expand onto Main Street in downtown Montauk if town has its way. Seen here is a recent photo of outdoor dining by John’s Pancake House.T.E. McMorrow

Family Fun Attractions on the East End

Goldberg’s Famous Bagels

Locals rave about this favorite that’s been around for over 70 years. Bagels, flats, breakfast sandwiches and omelets make it a great spot to take your brood for the most important meal of the day.
801 County Road 39, Southampton. 631-204-1046,

Harbes Family Farm

Barnyard animals, hayrides and apple picking are all part of the fall festivities at Harbes Family Farm. While you’re there, get some goodies to take home at the wine shop.
715 Sound Avenue, Mattituck. 631-482-7641,

Long Island Aquarium

Bring your little guppies by to explore the current exhibits, which include an Amazon rainforest, clownfish, birds and butterflies. You can purchase tickets ahead of time online and be sure to take advantage of the discount for kiddos under 12.
431 East Main Street, Riverhead. 631-209-9200,

Mr. John’s Pancake House

There’s not a kiddo in the Hamptons who doesn’t appreciate a tasty breakfast. Check out their famous sweet or savory crepes, pancakes and omelets. Or you can bring the little ones by for burgers and milkshakes at lunchtime.
721 Montauk Highway, Montauk. 631-668-2383


Hammocks, fire pits and lawn games all beg for families to come to visit. The menu frequently changes and includes things like artisan pizzas and skirt steak.
161 Second House Road, Montauk. 631-288-2877,

Seven Ponds Orchard

Enjoy a wide variety of apples and berries, as well as a fruit and veggie store. There’s even a playground for kids to romp on after they pick!
65 Seven Ponds Road, Water Mill. 631-726-8015

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 and look on, or get in on the fun with their junior swingers.
69125 Main Street, Greenport. 631-477-1334,

Touch of Venice

If you’re the kind of family that enjoys fine dining, you can bring the kiddos along to this authentic favorite. Try the Italian dinner for four that includes pasta, meatballs and a cheesecake platter for dessert.
28350 Main Road, Cutchogue. 631-298-5851,

Whale’s Tale

The ferry ride to Shelter Island is an adventure in itself for some, but the Whale’s Tale is the perfect East End day trip for you and your little ones. Enjoy an 18-hole, lit mini-golf course, indoor games and an ice cream shop. Meanwhile, parents can relax with espresso, chai tea or smoothies.
3 Ram Island Road, Shelter Island. 631-749-1839,

Wickham’s Fruit Farm

Your little ones will love picking their own apples at this North Fork favorite. While you’re there, check out the market with freshly baked donuts, cider and pies.
28700 Main Road, Cutchogue. 631-734-6441,

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