Enjoy fun East End family and kid-friendly events and activities in the Hamptons and North Fork over the 4th of July weekend, July 1-5, 2022, plus 10 trusted local venues for all ages.
And don’t miss all the 4th of July 2022 fireworks this weekend at North Fork + Shelter Island and the Hamptons!
You can find more things to do this season with our Summer 2022 Calendar: Must-See Hamptons & North Fork events.
Top 5 East End Family Events – 4th of July Weekend
BBQ cupcake set
Friday to Friday, July 1 to 8
Head to Rogers Memorial Library, where your teen can pick up a kit to create cupcakes that look exactly like a barbecue, complete with burgers and hot dogs. Register in advance on the library website.
91 Coopers Farm Road, Southampton. 631-283-0774, myrml.org
4th of July celebration in Harbes
Saturday to Monday, July 2 to 4, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Kids will enjoy a sparkling weekend of fun at Harbes Farm, where a $24 ticket price includes a musical wagon ride tour, pig races, bouncing pillows and a sports area. Plus, you’ll enjoy a Lil’ Farmers Playground with fun activities for preschoolers. Parents will appreciate the free live music at the picnic areas. Children under 2 years old are free!
715 Sound Ave, Mattituck. 631-482-7641, harbesfamilyfarm.com
iCamp Summer Camp
Monday to Friday, July 3 to 8, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
If your little explorer, ages 5-13, is getting a little nervous, pack them up and head to iCamp’s STEAM camp, where they can learn about coding, drones, and science experiments. The junior camp for 3 and 4 year olds, as well as the mommy and me classes, are also available.
60 Millstone Road, Watermill. 631-466-5298, icamp.com/summer-camp-hamptons
Hamptons Summer Camp at JB Yoga
Monday to Thursday, July 4 to 7, noon to 3 p.m.
Your little yogi aged 5-13 can learn movement and mindfulness while learning to stand up paddling. Children will learn self-confidence and enjoy a restorative yoga session before or after their paddleboard lesson.
Hamptons. 917-301-6919, [email protected]jbyoga.com
Monday to Friday, July 5 to 8, 9 a.m. to noon
Your children between the ages of 8 and 14 can dive in and learn surfing techniques, eddies and sea safety. Young surfers will be grouped according to their level and snacks and water will be provided. Register in advance online.
End of Beach Lane, Wainscott. activekids.com/wainscott-ny/water-sports/surfing-camps/mbx-surf-camp-week-2-2022
Family fun attractions in the East End
Take your little ones outdoors at Agawam Park, where parents will appreciate the soft floors and sturdy equipment. Enjoy beautiful water views and plenty to keep even the little ones occupied. Picnic tables, restrooms and parking are available.
Pond Lane and Jobs Lane, Southampton. southamptonvillage.org/Facilities/Facility/Details/Agawam-Park-2
East End Children’s Museum
Learn about ships, windmills and building your own farm in this favorite East End kid’s destination. Mini golf is free with admission! This season, however, you will need to call ahead to make a reservation.
376 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton. 631-537-8250, cmee.org
Grab your bucket and pail and head to Coopers Beach, which gets high marks from parents for its clean sand, close bathrooms, and delicious snack bar. You can also rent chairs and umbrellas while your kids enjoy the perfectly sized waves.
268 Meadow Lane, Southampton. southamptonvillage.org/facilities/facility/details/coopersbeach-6
Downs Agricultural Reserve
Take your little explorers to Main Road in Cutchogue, where the Downs Farm Reserve is located directly opposite the Pellegrini Vineyards. Your children can enjoy nature trails, nesting birds and butterflies in a beautiful environment.
23800 Main Road, Cutchogue. 631-765-1283, southoldtownny.gov/266/Downs-Farm-Preserve
Garden of Eve Farm
Head to the 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 tending and cooking. crop harvest. Parents will love the farmhouse brasserie and cafe with hot menu service.
4558 Sound Ave, Riverhead. 631-722-8777, gardenofevefarm.com
Love lane kitchen
If you’re hungry after a fun-filled day in the North Fork, head to Love Lane Kitchen, where families can dine indoors or out and breakfast is served until 2 p.m. -ups will dig lobster rolls and lively sodas and cocktails.
240 Love Lane, Mattituck. 631-298-8989, www.lovelanekitchen.com
If your child has a sweet tooth, head to the Magic Fountain, where they’ll sample homemade flavors like Almond Joy, Cake Mix and Chocolate Raspberry Truffle. Vegan flavors and fat-free ice cream are also available.
9825 Main Road, Mattituck. 631-298-4908, magicfountainlongisland.com
Quogue Wildlife Refuge
Your little nature lover can explore creatures living in forests and ponds as well as see a beautiful butterfly garden. There’s also a nature gift shop that kids can visit on weekends from noon to 4 p.m.
3 Old Country Road, Quogue. 631-653-4771, quoguewildliferefuge.org
Tic Tac Mini Golf
This classic mini-golf course is located at the Drosses Motel, where kids can also enjoy a snack bar with classic American fare. Parents can enjoy an Asian-American style menu while they relax and watch, or have fun with their junior swingers.
69125 Main Street, Greenport. 631-477-1334, drossosmotel.com
If you’re looking for an outdoor adventure with the kids, hop on the ferry and head to Whale’s Tale on Shelter Island. The little ones will enjoy the mini-golf, indoor games and ice cream, while parents will appreciate the selection of coffees.
3 Ram Island Road, Shelter Island. 631-749-1839, shelterislandwhalestale.com
Find other exciting Hamptons, North Fork and family events happening this weekend and beyond (or list your own event) at DansPapers.com/Events.