The East End has tons of fun activities for families with kids and teens of all ages. Here are this week’s top East End family events, plus other local places and attractions that are always fun for the whole family!
Top 5 family events to discover this week:
Meet the Martins: Purple Martin’s Life Cycle, Eggs and Hatched Chicks
Saturday June 26 from 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Your little one will be delighted to have the chance to see just hatched purple swifts and newly laid eggs at this special event presented by the South Fork Museum of Natural History. The fee is $ 10 for adults and $ 7 for children, but members are free. The event is first come, first served. You can register in advance by phone or email.
377 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton. 631-537-9735, [emailÂ protected], sofo.org
STEAM: City skyline in 3D
Saturday June 26 from 10:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
Kids in Kindergarten to Grade 3 will enjoy using wooden blocks, cubes and sticks to create an impressive replica of the city’s skyline. You can register in advance on the ActiveKids website. Tickets cost $ 20, but you get a $ 10 discount if you’re a member.
93 Three Mile Harbor, East Hampton. 631-604-2777, activekids.com
Stories and crafts from the EH library
Monday June 28, 3:30 p.m.
Talented storytellers from Guild Hall and the East Hampton Library will guide kids over 3 through an hour of stories, gallery tours and even art workshops. Sessions will take place both indoors and outdoors at Guild Hall. You can purchase tickets in advance from the Guild Hall website for all adults and children in your party.
158 Main Street, East Hampton. 631-3240806, guildhall.org
Children’s camp at JB Yoga
June 28 to July 1 from 12 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Little yogis aged 5 to 13 will enjoy learning mindfulness and movement while practicing yoga and stand-up paddleboarding. Floating and swimming are also part of the fun. You can pre-book your child’s weeklong session on the Sag Harbor or East Hampton website.
Sag Harbor and East Hampton. 917-301-6919, [emailÂ protected], jbyoga.com
ICamp STEAM day camp just for kids
Open weekdays until September 3, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Mini-learners will enjoy the opportunity to learn about coding, drones, and video game design in a caring, nature-inspired environment. An ideal personal / camper ratio of 4: 1 ensures maximum safety and support. You can book your sessions each week on the iCamp website and sibling discounts are available.
60 Millstone Road, Bridgehampton. 631-466-5298, [emailÂ protected], icamp.com/hamptons-Ã©tÃ©-2021
Fun family attractions to discover this week:
The candied anchor
Any visitor to the Hamptons with a sweet tooth will love this groovy candy shop with an old-fashioned feel. In addition to a nice selection of sweets, you can find unique baked goods like homemade marshmallows, jar pies and goat’s milk caramels. And you won’t want to miss their mermaid tea options.
721 Main Street, Montauk. 631-668-8038, candiedanchor.com
While many Hamptons beaches are known for their clean, uncrowded charm, Coopers Beach receives rave reviews from parents and toddlers. A snack bar, picnic tables, and lifeguards dot the vivid blue landscape, and you can stick around to watch the sun go down with great shows.
298 Meadow Lane, Southampton. 631-287-3450, southamptonvillage.org/facilities/facility/details/coopersbeach-6
Have family fun in Greenport with this century-old carousel for just $ 2 each way. During the Labor Day weekend, you can visit the attraction every day from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
115 Front Street, Greenport. 631-477-2200, villageofgreenport.org
Your kids will love picking their own raspberries, blueberries and peaches every day except Tuesdays from 9 am to 4:30 pm There is also a farm stand offering fresh and juicy fruits and vegetables. The farm only accepts cash, but there is an ATM on site.
812, avenue du son, Calverton. 631-929-4327, lewinfarm.com
Long Island Game Farm
Your visit here includes giraffes, zebras, kids and more. Have lunch at the snack bar or take a pony ride with your little ones. The farm is open daily until October. The hours are from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on weekends.
489, boulevard Chapman, Manorville. 631-878-6644, longislandgamefarm.com
A classic with Hamptons and visitors alike, the LT Burger is particularly known for its appeal to children. With video games, eraser machines and pencils close at hand, little ones can choose from a nice selection of burgers and shakes. The restaurant is open for lunch and dinner every day except Tuesday.
62 Main Street, Sag Harbor. 631-899-4646, ltburger.com
Kids will love this homemade ice cream shop with friendly flavors like cake mix and almond joy, while parents will love the unique vegan selection. You can also choose from colorful cakes and tasty toppings.
9825 Main Road, Mattituck. 631-298-4908, magic fountain
If your kids can’t have fun in the summer, visit this popular water park, open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. most days of the week and until 7 p.m. on weekends. There is also a Kiddie area for your little adventurers. Tickets can be purchased in advance online, with season tickets and group discounts available.
2549 Splish Splash Drive, Calverton. 631-727-3600, splishsplash.com
Shelter Island Whale Tale
Enjoy a day of ice cream (or frozen yogurt) and mini golf on this nautical themed course located in the heart of Shelter Island.
3 Ram Island Road, Shelter Island. 631-749-1839, refugeislandwhalestale.com
The Stevenson Toy Store
If you’re looking for something cool with your little tourists, check out this local gem with vintage options like pinball and Packman arcades, table tennis, and pool scooters.
69 Jobs Lane, Southampton. 631-283-2111, stevensonstoys.com
Find other exciting Hamptons, North Fork and Family events happening this weekend and beyond (or list your own event) at DansPapers.com/Events.