The Hamptons, known for its summer soirées and beachfront bliss, undergoes a thrilling transformation as Halloween creeps closer. Ghosts, goblins, and ghouls come out to play on the East End, promising a bewitching experience for all. Here's a roundup of the Halloween happenings in the Hamptons for 2023:
Where: The Clubhouse, East Hampton
When: Friday, October 27: 8:30PM - 1:30AM
The Clubhouse invites you to kick off Halloween weekend with a spine-tingling Friday night bash. Dance to the beats of DJs and anticipate a special surprise performance. A $15 entry fee earns you a chance to participate in the best costume contest. For table reservations, contact [email protected].
Where: Agawam Park, Southampton
When: Saturday, October 28: 1:00PM
Embrace the cuteness overload as Little Lucy's Annual Halloween Pet Parade takes center stage. Dress up your furry friend and join the procession down Jobs Lane and Main Street in Southampton. The event is a heartwarming benefit for the Southampton Animal Shelter, where adoptable pets will be looking for forever homes.
Where: LVIS, 95 Main Street, East Hampton
When: Saturday, October 28: 2:00PM - 4:00PM
The Ladies’ Village Improvement Society of East Hampton invites kids to a delightful afternoon filled with seasonal décor, treats, Halloween stories, crafts, and games. It's a kid-centric Halloween extravaganza.
Where: Ram’s Head Inn, 108 S Ram Island Dr, Shelter Island
When: Saturday, October 28: 5:13PM – 11:00PM
Elevating Halloween from mere spookiness to bold and whimsical heights, The Rams Head Inn, in collaboration with Heiberg Cummings, will be holding its highly-anticipated annual Masquerade Ball. The soiree features an enchanting cocktail hour from 5:13PM to 6:13PM sharp featuring meticulously crafted, themed cocktails, followed by a delectable three-course dinner. The night crescendoes with a bewitching dance party and theatrical performances, captivating decorations. Book ahead as the event is expected to sell out.
Where: The Church, 48 Madison St., Sag Harbor
When: Saturday, October 28: 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Join The Church for a dance party that invites you to be anything but yourself. Embrace the '70s and '80s vibe with Mister Lama spinning the hits. This year's theme is "sporting life," so dust off your old varsity jacket or your long-forgotten Aaron Rodgers Jets jersey. It's an evening of nostalgia and spooky fun.
Where: Sag Harbor Cinema
When: October 28 + 29 (Corpse Bride), October 31 (The Exorcist)
Sag Harbor Cinema offers a cinematic treat for all ages. Enjoy matinee showings of Tim Burton's animated gem, "The Corpse Bride," and prepare for a sleepless Halloween night with the iconic "The Exorcist." This classic film redefined the horror genre and has become a cultural icon.
Where: Stephen Talkhouse, 161 Main St, Amagansett
When: Saturday, October 28: 10:00PM
Stephen Talkhouse, a stage graced by legends like Nancy Atlas and surprise guests, welcomes you to a Halloween bash featuring the cover band, Hello Brooklyn. Jam to Halloween-inspired tunes for just $30.
Where: Main Street, Sag Harbor
When: Sunday, October 29th: 1:00PM– 4:00PM
The Sag Harbor Chamber of Commerce hosts the annual Ragamuffin Parade, a family-friendly event where participants can showcase their costumes while enjoying games, activities, and music. Pets are encouraged to join in the fun.
Sag Harbor Pumpkin Trail
Where: Sag Harbor Village
When: Tuesday, October 31st: 1:30PM – 3:30PM
The Sag Harbor Pumpkin Trail offers a not-so-scary Halloween activity for the entire family. Come dressed in your best costume, enjoy the crisp autumn air, and pick up a pumpkin to carve for your doorstep.
Cooper Lane Trick-or-Treating
Where: Cooper Ln, East Hampton
When: Tuesday, October 31st
Cooper Lane in East Hampton turns into a spooky paradise every Halloween. Families on this street go all out with decorations and costumes, ensuring a memorable trick-or-treating experience for all.
Elm Street Trick-or-Treating
Where: Elm Street, Southampton
When: Tuesday, October 31st
Elm Street in Southampton closes down each year to become a beloved trick-or-treat destination. Residents go all out with decorations and treats, making it a must-visit for all ages.
This Halloween, the Hamptons have an enchanting array of events to ensure a memorable and thrilling holiday for all who dare. So don't be scared to join in the spooky festivities.