Most consider Memorial Day Weekend as the true start of Summer, and for those spending the weekend out in the Hamptons, then you know that for sure. S,o if you're traveling out East for Memorial Day, here's the party round up so you won't have to waste time scratching your sun-dazed heads. Also, if you want the full scoopo on what's returning, old, and new in the Hamptons this year, check our Ultimate Guide to the Hamptons 2012.
THURDAY, MAY 24th
When: May 24, 25, 26 & 27
Where: SL East, 44 Three Mile Harbor Rd East Hampton, NY 11937
Starting this Thursday from 10pm-Midnight, celebrate the grand reopening of SL East. There’ll be an open bar until 12am, and music by DJ Cred and DJ Biggie.
Return Saturday May 26th, at 11PM for DJ Dalton and save a little energy because the party will continue through Sunday, May 27th, with DJ Jesse Marco at 11pm.
FRIDAY, MAY 25th
Where: Montauk Village Green, 742 Montauk Hwy., Montauk, NY 11954
Opening Friday at 10am The Village Green will be woven with over 10,000 pieces of hand crafted works from 90 of the country’s top artists. The festival lasts all weekend.
Where: 39 Gann Road, East Hampton,NY
This Thursday and every Thursday, Andrra will host a guest DJ spinning 80s favorites form 11pm-2am. You may also enjoy their Sunday Brunch from 11am-3pm and Happy Hour from 4pm-6pm.
A 3 day extravaganza at the Hamptons' hottest club, starting Friday at 11pm with Claudius Raphael continuing Saturday with Chris Lake, and wrapping with Alesso on Sunday!
Where: South Pointe Hamptons
125 Tuckahoe Lane, Southampton, NY 11968
Friday: Claudius Raphael
Saturday: Chris Lake
SATURDAY, MAY 26th
Where: 91 Hill Street Southampton, NY 11968
The Southampton Inn will host its annual BBQ and pool party consisting of great food, drinks, and poolside fun. This year the party will also be celebrating the opening of theInn’s restaurant, OSO, which will be preparing the mouthwatering cuisine for the party.
Where: Ruschmeyer's, 161 Second House Road, Montauk, NY 11945
At 6pm, Ruschmeyer’s is throwing a Memorial Day BBQ, Play croquet while enjoying Veuve Clicquot by the flute or bottle.
Where: Bay Street Theater, 1 Bay Street Sag Harbor, NY 11963
Enjoy some music and comedy with SNL’s Ana Gasteyer and SMASH’s Brian D’Arcy James. Purchase a $65 ticket and you’ll get to enjoy the after party with the stars. The show is Saturday night at 8pm
Where: South Edison.17 S. Edison Street, Montauk
Saturday and Sunday, cut loose with Los Cintron starting at 10:30pm while they play a mix of flamenco, Latin and world music.
SUNDAY, MAY 27th
Where: Westhampton Country Club, Potunk Lane, Westhampton Beach, NY
For a worthy $250 a ticket, this party will benefit the Westhampton Primary Care Center and will include an evening of cocktails, silent auctions, dinner, and dancing. The party starts at 6:30pm.
Where: Georgica, 108 Wainscott Stone Rd, Wainscott, NY
Supermodel Jessica White will be hosting her annual "Angel Wings" dinner at Georgica. The event raises funds for her foundation to beneifit UNICEF. This year she has partnered with the Somaly Mam Foundation whose mission is to end worldwide slavery. The evening is Sponsored by Blue & Cream, with a cocktail reception (8pm-9pm), a 3-course sit-down dinner (9pm-11pm) an after party with DJ Phresh and DJ Jus Ske and a VIP gift bag. All for $75. The chance to get your picture taken with Ms. White alone is worth the ticket price.
To buy tickets email: AngelWings@BrandswayCreative.com
- “Art on the Edge” Vered Gallery, East Hampton. May 26th from 9pm-11pm
- “Frank Illusions” by Lautaro Cuttica. Tripoli Gallery.30 Jobs Lane, Southampton. May 26th at 5pm.
- Southampton Artists/Association Art Show Reception. Southampton Cultural Center. May 26th from 4pm-6pm