The Hampton Classic Horse Show in Bridgehampton
The Hampton Classic has become one of the country’s largest
hunter/jumper shows. With more than 1,300 horses exhibited and about
60,000 spectators, the Classic is not only a sporting event but an
extravagant social event. The last 2 weeks of August.
The Hamptons International Film Festival
HIFF was founded to celebrate the American Independent film and to
introduce a unique and varied spectrum of international film makers.
It is held every year in October in Westhampton and East Hampton and
attracts many stars in and out of the Hamptons.
Golf Open at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club June 14-20
The USGA is presenting the 104th US Open Championship among the sand
hills and seaside grasses of one of the oldest golf courses in the
country, the famous Shinnecock Hills of Southampton
The village of Westhampton Beach features a quaint district of
trendy, sophisticated shops and art galleries. Don’t forget the
hand-made chocolates store on Main Street. Go antiquing nearby in
Eastport and Quogue. Try Southampton for upscale name brands and the
widely-known Tanger Outlets in Riverhead when you want to be light
on the pocketbook.
For the Kids
Atlantis Marine World
Long island’s #1 year round Aquarium in Riverhead boasts sea lion
shows, searay feeding and a submarine simulator ride.
Long Island Game Farm
Nestled in a beautiful 300-acre pine forest, the LI Game Farm is a
place where most signs read “please touch.” In the Nursery you can
feed baby goats and sheep, and otherwise enjoy live professional
Splish Splash Water Park
96 exciting acres of total fun for the whole family. Many
one-of-a-kind water attractions.
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Brookhaven Lab is home to many world-class research facilities and
scientists. Six times it has produced research deemed worthy of the
Nobel Prize. On Sunday afternoons they offer tours of the facility
and have a magic show for children.