Find family fun for all ages at our top five family and kids events this week in the Hamptons and North Fork, July 30 – August 5, 2022.
For more things to do this season, be sure to check out our Summer 2022: Hamptons & North calendar not to be missed Fork Events.
Top 5 kids and family events to watch this week
Saturday water sports camp
Saturday, July 30, 9am-3pm
Your child, ages 6-15, will learn confidence and skills aboard a boat with five other nautical teens, a captain and an instructor. Knee boarding, water skiing and tubing are all part of the fun. Full day, half day and full week options are also available.
Peconic Bay. 631-942-4994, theridershamtons.com/camp
Society of Young Environmentalists
Saturday, July 30, 10 a.m
Little explorers aged 10 to 16 who love the environment won’t want to miss this opportunity to learn more about local activism and better understand the state of our environment. The program is free, but prior registration is required.
377 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton. 631-537-9735, sofo.org/calendar
Our fabulous variety show summer workshops
Saturday July 30th
Parents of toddlers over 2 years old should attend the Caregiver & Me Summer Dance Jam, which meets from 10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m., or the Baby Creative Movement class for little ones from newborn to 2 years old, which meets from 10:45 a.m until midnight, don’t miss it. 11:30 a.m. Workshops introduce children to rhythm, movement and music.
977 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton. 631-507-4603, ourfabulousvarietyshow.org
iCAMP summer camp
Monday-Friday, 1st-5th Aug, 9 a.m.-3 p.m
Campers aged 5-13 can enjoy every minute of this STEAM-focused program with options like art, game design and drones. Younger explorers aged 3 and 4 are welcome to join a junior camp featuring circle time, water features and science fun. There is also a Mommy and Me camp in the morning for teens aged 18-35 months, with parental attendance required.
60 Millstone Road, Water Mill. 631-466-5298, icamp.com
Glowforge Makerspace on Mondays at Art Studio Hamptons
Monday, August 1, 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m
Enjoy the new Glowforge Pro professional laser printer at Art Studio Hamptons. Projects include works with wood, leather and acrylic. The course is suitable for children and young people, the price includes the cost of materials.
96 Old Riverhead Road, Westhampton Beach. 631-275-8148, artstudiohamptons.com
East End attractions for the whole family
Get your little ones outdoors at Agawam Park, where parents will appreciate soft floors and sturdy equipment. Enjoy beautiful water views and plenty to keep even toddlers occupied. Picnic tables, restrooms, and parking are available
Pond Lane and Jobs Lane, Southampton. southamptonvillage.org/Facilities/Facility/Details/Agawam-Park-2
Children’s Museum of the East End
Learn about ships, windmills and building your own farm at this popular East End destination for kids. Mini golf is free with admission! However, this season you must call ahead to make a reservation.
376 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton. 631-537-8250, cmee.org
Grab your bucket and bucket and head to Coopers Beach, which gets high marks from parents thanks to its clean sand, nearby bathrooms, and tasty snack bar. You can also rent chairs and umbrellas while your kids enjoy the perfectly big waves.
268 Meadow Lane, Southampton. southamptonvillage.org/facilities/facility/details/coopersbeach-6
Downs Farm Preserve
Take your little explorers to the Main Road in Cutchogue where Downs Farm Reserve is located directly across from the Pelligrini Vineyards. Your children can enjoy nature trails, nesting birds and butterflies in a beautiful setting.
23800 Main Street, Cutchogue. 631-765-1283, southoldtownny.gov/266/Downs-Farm-Preserve
Garden of Eve Farm
Swing on to Garden of Eve Farm, where young nature lovers can enjoy a Fun Fields Play Area as well as a Farm Tour that includes egg collection, chicken care, and crop harvesting. Parents will love the brewery and farmhouse cafe with hot menu service.
4558 Sound Avenue, Riverhead. 631-722-8777, gardenofevefarm.com
Take your sweet little teeth to Gemelli Gelato for delicious ice cream confections in flavors like Chocolate Elephant and Banana with Nutella. The outdoor seating is a great place to relax and let little ones romp on the lawn.
139 West Montauk Highway, Hampton Bays. 631-594-5600, gemelligelatohamptonbays.com
Lavender by the Bay
This 17-acre lavender farm in East Marion is home to over 80,000 lavender plants. After enjoying the view, you and your kids can shop for some handcrafted lavender treats at the gift shop.
7540 Main Street, East Marion. 631-477-1019, lavenderbythebay.com
After a busy day exploring the East End, bring your little campers to Sam’s Restaurant for delicious pizza and pasta in a casual local atmosphere. The service and the prices are also rated very well by the guests.
36 Newton Lane, East Hampton. 631-324-5900, samseastampton.com
Tick tock miniature golf
This classic miniature golf course is located at Drossos Motel, where children can also enjoy a snack bar with classic American favourites. Parents can sample an Asian-American style menu while they relax and watch, or have fun with their little swingers.
69125 Main Street, Greenport. 631-477-1334, drossosmotel.com
The Story of the Whale
If you’re looking for an outdoor adventure with the kids, hop on the ferry and continue to Whale’s Tale on Shelter Island. Little ones will enjoy mini-golf, indoor games, and ice cream, while parents will appreciate the coffee selection.=
3 Ram Island Road, Protection Island. 631-749-1839, Shelterislandwhalestale.com
Visit DansPapers.com/Events to find more exciting Hamptons, North Fork and family events happening this weekend and beyond (or list your own event).