Things to Do with Your Kids on the East End This Week, November 24-29, 2023
Get out and about with your kids for all kinds of fun and enriching events, activities, art and culture in the Hamptons & North Fork this week, November 24-29, 2023.
Top 5 Kids Events to Check Out This Week
Black Friday Farm Camp
Friday, November 24, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Your little farmers, ages 3–10, can enjoy a half-day or full-day camp at the Green School, where they will enjoy stories, music, animals and outdoor play. Pony camps are also available.
287 Merchants Path, Sagaponack. 631-237-1148, the-green-school.org
Marionette Show: The Princess and the Pea
Friday, November 24, 2 p.m.
Don’t miss this entertaining performance at the East Hampton Library that tells the story of a young ruler looking for a princess. Advanced registration is required.
159 Main Street, East Hampton. 631-324-0222, easthamptonlibrary.org
Friday, November 24, 4:30 p.m.
Your little chef in grades 4–12 can gobble on over to the Westhampton Free Library, where they will learn to repurpose leftovers using delicious recipes. Taste testing is included.
7 Library Avenue, Westhampton Beach. 631-288-3335, westhamptonlibrary.net
Full Beaver Moon Family Hike
Monday, November 27, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Enjoy this family-friendly hike through the moonlit trails of Down’s Farm Preserve, where you’ll learn about the Beaver Moon and animal adaptations.
23800 Main Road, Cutchogue. 631-734-6360, cutchoguelibrary.org
Wednesday, November 29, 3:30 p.m.
The whole family can head to the John Jermain Memorial Library, where you can take photos with festive backgrounds. Photos will be emailed to you a week after your session.
201 Main Street, Sag Harbor. 631-725-0049, johnjermain.org
Family Fun Attractions on the East End
Your kiddos will love Hyperbowing, a mix of software, electronics, lights and sensors. There’s also an arcade and plenty to munch on.
96 Main Street, Riverhead. 631-998-4565, theallstar.com
Children’s Museum of the East End
Enjoy hands-on exhibitions, mini-golf and farmstands at one of the East End’s most popular attractions for little explorers.
376 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton. 631-537-8250, cmee.org
Custer Institute and Observatory
Take your little ones to the Custer Institute and Observatory in Southold, where they can view the stars with powerful telescopes every Saturday night from 7 p.m. through midnight. There’s also a library, exhibit room and gift shop.
1115 Main Bayview Road, Southold. 631-765-2626, custerobservatory.org
Take the kiddos to this Riverhead destination known for its holiday activities, including a barnyard, play areas, holiday music, Santa appearances, a farm stand and shopping.
6242 Middle Country Road, Wading River. 631-886-2272, finksfarm.com
Your little guppies won’t want to miss this splashing destination while you’re exploring the East End. Current exhibits include an Amazon Rainforest, Amphibian Alley, Ancient Reptile Ruins and Butterflies.
431 East Main Street, Riverhead. 631-208-9200, longislandaquarium.com
Love Lane Sweet Shop
Don’t miss chocolate-covered pretzels, jams and gifts like retro toys and gift baskets that make it easy to pick up something special for the holidays while the kiddos get a treat.
125 Love Lane, Mattituck. 631-298-2276, lovelanesweets.com
John Papas Cafe
Enjoy homestyle cooking for parents with plenty of burgers, sandwiches, breakfast items and milkshakes to keep the kiddos happy.
18 Park Place, East Hampton. 631-324-5400. johnpapas.cafe
Polar Express Trolly Ride
Meet at The All-Star for a one-hour trolly ride to see Santa while enjoying hot chocolate and cookies. There will also be a reading of the classic children’s book The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg.
96 Main Road, Riverhead. 631-369-3031, northforktrolley.com
Don’t miss the first weekend to enjoy plenty of holiday activities while you pick out trees and wreaths. Pony rides, bouncy houses, skating, hot chocolate, s’mores and shopping are all part of the fun.
30105 Main Road, Cutchogue. 631-735-9242, santaschristmastreefarmli.com
South Fork Natural History Museum & Nature Center
Bring your little nature lovers to SOFO, where they can enjoy recreated natural habitat exhibits, floor-to-ceiling murals and a Marine Touch Tank. It’s open every day of the week from 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
377 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton. 631-537-9735, sofo.org
YMCA East Hampton
Take your little athletes to the YMCA, where two indoor pools, an open gym and enrichment classes can keep everyone busy all day.
2 Gingerbread Lane, East Hampton. 631-329-6884, ymcali.org
Find more exciting Hamptons, North Fork and family events happening this weekend and beyond (or list your own event) at Events.DansPapers.com