Nothing says Happy Father’s Day, in the Hamptons or anywhere else, like some quality time with Dad. Whether the big guy in your life is into fishing trips or music festivals, singing or strawberries, there’s a great way to celebrate Father’s Day on the East End.
Montauk Youth’s Annual Father’s Day Fishing Trip
Viking Fishing Fleet & Ferry Lines, 462 W Lake Dr., Montauk, NY 11954
The Montauk Youth’s Annual Father’s Day Fishing Trip provides a great outing for father and child alike. With two sailing times (7:45 a.m. and 12:45 p.m.), this half-day trip makes a great outing for the outdoorsy dad. With bait, tackle and rods supplied, it’s also a wallet-friendly gift: $20/adult and $15/child.
Long Pond Greenbelt Hike
End of Round Pond Lane, Sag Harbor, NY 11963
Take Dad for an early morning (8a.m.) hike along a four-mile trail that encompasses over 1,100 acres of interconnected ponds, woods and wetlands that stretch nine miles from Ligonee Brook and Otter Pond in Sag Harbor south to Sagg Pond and the Atlantic Ocean shore in Sagaponack.
Tai Chi Chuan & Chi Kung
Epic Martial Arts, 75 Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963
Take advantage of a great deal while also teaching Dad something new this Father’s Day! Dad can take an introductory hour-long class at Epic Martial Arts for free this Father’s Day at either 10 a.m. or 11 a.m. A great idea for fitness buffs or any Dad looking to try something new. For more info or to reserve your space, call 631-725-5425.
Mattituck Lions Club 58th Annual Strawberry Festival
Strawberry Fields 1175 Route 48, Mattituck, NY 11952. Parking provided at 584 Herrick’s Lane, Riverhead, NY 11901
Father’s Day will be the last day of the Strawberry Festival, so why not take advantage and stop by with Dad! The festival opens at 11 a.m. and keeps going until 5 p.m. Festival activities for the day include amusement park rides and arts & crafts. Admission prices make this event another budget-friendly Father’s Day treat: $5 for adults and children 12 and up; ages 6-11, $2; and 5 and under, free.
Adopt-A-Thon Presented by the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons
Strawberry Fields 1175 Route 48, Mattituck, NY 11952
Make this Father’s Day extra memorable by adding a new member to the family! ARF will be at the Mattituck Strawberry Festival with cats and dogs on-hand and available for adoption. Animals are spayed/neutered, have been checked by a veterinarian, microchipped and have up-to-date vaccinations.
Father’s Day Karaoke with DJ Phil
Martha Clara Vineyards 6025 Sound Avenue, Riverhead, NY 11901
Make some funny memories with Dad at Martha Clara Vineyards with what will surely be can’t-miss karaoke from 1 to 4 p.m.! With free admission, this sing-out-loud event is one you won’t want to miss. And make sure to send us the video of Dad belting out his favorite tune!
2012 Riverhead Blues & Music Festival
Vail Leavitt Music Hall, 18 Peconic Avenue, Riverhead, NY 11901
With performances on the outdoor stage and the Vail-Leavitt stage, this all-day event is awesome for those musical dads. Performers include: Toby Walker, Frank Latorre, Who Dat Loungers and many more, plus a special performance by blues legend Johnny Winter. Tickets can be purchased online at http://rhblues.com; $15 for one day or $25 for both days (Saturday and Sunday).
Chris and Eddie Duo Live presented by the Peconic Bay Winery
Peconic Bay Winery, 31320 Main Road, Cutchogue, NY 11935
Together since 2007, Chris Hurley and Eddie Burke play an eclectic mix of folk and pop rock as well as some of their own original compositions. The duo will begin performing at 1 p.m. Reservations are suggested and can be made at 631-734-7361.
LUV by Murray Schisgal at the John Drew Theater
Guild Hall, 158 Main Street, East Hampton, NY 11937
This Tony Award–winning play makes a perfect Father’s Day outing for dads with a love for the theatre—or just those dads who have a great sense of humor. LUV features two college friends—Milt and Harry—as they are serendipitously reunited by a failed suicide attempt. The New York Times described this work as a “delicious spoof on a multitude of matters.” Father’s Day show time is 2 p.m., with tickets ranging from $40-$85. For more information, visit guildhall.org.
Jonny Lang at Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center
Westhampton Beach Performing Art Center, 76 Main Street, Westhampton Beach, NY 11978
Grammy Award–winning blues guitarist Jonny Lang will be performing at the WHBPAC. If Dad is a blues fan, this is the ticket! Seats start at $65. For more info visit whbpac.org.
Find more great things to do on Father’s Day and every in the Hamptons in our Calendar!