East End Is Magical
Vineyards
Visit our world class Vineyards, distilleries and more!
Art Galleries & Exhibits
Some of the finest artists live and exhibit Art in Riverhead, the North Fork and The South Fork/Hamptons.
Concerts
During Long Island WInterfest, see talented musicians perform across the East End
Theater
See shows all season
Special Events
Long Island Winterfest presents special and unique events on Long Island's East End
Craft Breweries
Long Island boasts dozens of craft breweries, and they run a lively gamut from no-frills spots inside warehouses (with the occasional food truck parked outside) to polished tasting rooms serving up a full menu.
Culinary Delights and Eateries
Come taste some of the most delicious food.

Free LYFT Service on the North Fork during Winterfest. Click here for details.

Long Island Winterfest

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M&T Bank

You made it! You found us! A secret that we’re ok with you telling

Everybody knows the North Fork and the Hamptons are HOT in the summer and Fall even, but WINTER? Yes! Winter on the East End of Long Island is simply magical.

We joke – but really – all the great warm weather spots are still here but in the winter we are rocking with live music, theater, amazing art exhibits and seriously serene spots to rest your head at night. If you stay at a B&B you will have the experience of a lifetime. We guarantee that.

So what IS Long Island Winterfest? Winterfest is…

Vineyards -Breweries- Really Cool Overnight Stays- Great Food, and so much more… music, art, artisans, bakers, performers and so on! A lot of events are FREE!

All packaged into 5 weekends of great events and happenings brought to you by Long Island Winterfest, because we put it together in one central location for you to easily find what to do~

We don’t know what you are waiting for!

Plus we are local and we’re happy to help you make some fun plans. So let us be  your guide to what to do on the East End of Long Island in the Winter. Get ready for your Winterfest Experience.

Because it’s yours to enjoy without the traffic and the crowds

Come play for the day or stay for the weekend

Call us at 631-209-4244 or shoot us an email at liwinterfest@gmail.com. We’ve got some great tours and ideas for you!

LONG ISLAND WINTERFEST EVENT VENUES

Moustache Brewing Co

Moustache Brewing Co

Moustache Brewing Co. About Us ABOUT MOUSTACHE BREWING CO. Moustache Brewing Co. was founded in 2012 by husband and wife team, Matthew and Lauri Spitz.

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LONG ISLAND WINTERFEST LODGING PARTNERS

Sound View Greenport

SOUND VIEW GREENPORT

SOUND VIEW GREENPORT Ideally situated on a private beach overlooking the Long Island Sound, Sound View Greenport will transport you back to a time of

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RESTAURANTS

Chicken Pot Pie at Cooperage Inn

Located on the “scenic route” along the north shore to Orient Point. This road is also the main route from the Orient Point Ferry and the vineyards of the North Fork area.  The restaurant is 3.5 miles from the Long Island Expressway and convenient to Tanger Outlet Mall, a destination for many shoppers. This charming country spot has quickly become a favorite.

Main-road-biscuit 2

Comfort food on the North Fork, refined. Buttermilk biscuits, house made jams, fried chicken, seasonal pancakes, from scratch baked goods and smoothies.

Sound View Greenport

We celebrate our region’s produce and bring it to your plate—direct from foragers and farmers, growers and fishermen. The team sources  ingredients from the North Fork and the Atlantic Seaboard, and serves them up in our light-filled dining room and sprawling deck above the Long Island Sound. 

Bistro 72 Dining Room

Bistro 72 is a casually elegant restaurant and lounge located in Hotel Indigo East End.  Bistro 72 brings you a distinctive contemporary dining experience on Long Island’s East End. Our cuisine seasonally showcases the finest locally grown ingredients and regional wines. We offer natural and organic options when possible, presenting a delectable menu of fine pairings and great flavors. We feature indoor/outdoor and poolside/fireside dining; and live entertainment each Wednesday through Saturday nights

WEEK 4 EVENTS - March 14-March 17

Friday, March 15

6-9p Live Music by Greg Parr, Free
Cooperage Inn

7p Mamma Mia, $30/$15 students under 21
 Southampton Cultural Center
 

8p The Beatles ’69: Let it Be & Abbey Road
Bay Street Theater

 

Saturday, March 16

10-2p Riverhead Farmers Market, Free Admission

12p-5p Olive Oil & Specialty Food Tasting w/ Vines & Branches, Free
Borghese Vineyard and Winery

12-7p Slide Into St. Patrick’s Day, $5 Music Cover 2:30-6:30
Jamesport Farm Brewery

12-7p Pink Boots Society Can Release & Mattitaco Food Truck,Free
Moustache Brewing Co.

1-4p Drop-In Karaoke, Free
Twin Stills Moonshine 

1-5p Live Music by Bob Blatchley, Free
Sannino Vineyards 

3p Beginning Embroidery on the Sound, $35 hotel guest, $40 public
Sound View Greenport

3-5p Art of Distilling, $15
Long Island Spirits

4-7p New Exhibition Opening Date, Free
William Ris Gallery

7-10p Mojo Band, $30 non-wine club, $25 wine club
Clovis Point Vineyard

7-11p Live at the Indigo: Miles to Dayton
Hotel Indigo East End

7p Mamma Mia, $30/$15 students under 21
 Southampton Cultural Center
 

7:30p Concert: Billboard Live Band -Taking you through the 70’s, $30+ Martha Clara Vineyards

8p The Beatles ’69: Let it Be & Abbey Road
Bay Street Theater

Sunday, March 17

11a Beginning Embroidery on the Sound, $35+
Sound View Greenport

12p Going Green on the North Fork:  Taste & Learn about the
Sustainably Farmed Wines, $50pp. $45 wine club
Bedell Cellars

2-6p Live Music by Gallagher Brothers Band, Free
Long Ireland Beer Company

2:30p Mamma Mia, $30/$15 students under 21 with ID 
Southampton Cultural Center

8p Big Brother & The Holding Company -Janis Joplin’s Original Band, $49+
The Suffolk Theater

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