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.
During Long Island WInterfest, see talented musicians perform across the East End
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.

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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 We’ve got some great tours and ideas for you!

2019 WEEK 5 EVENTS - March 22-24

Friday, March 22

THAWfest Schedule

6-9p Live Music by Dan Hill, Free
Cooperage Inn

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

7:30- American Country Friday Night, Line dancing w/DJ Deuce $10
Spirit’s Promise Farm

8p The Kingston Trio, $49+
The Suffolk Theater

8p All New! All Star Comedy
Bay Street Theater

Saturday, March 23

Castello di Borghese

THAWfest Schedule

10-2p Riverhead Farmers Market, Free Admission

12-5p Seaglass & Sunsets pop-up, Free
Borghese Vineyard and Winery

12-7p Blueberry+Ginger Can Release/ Mattitaco Food Truck, Free
Moustache Brewing Co.

1-3p Vine to Wine Tour, $30
Sannino Vineyard

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

3-5p Craft Cocktail Seminar, $15
Long Island Spirits

6-10p Speakeasy Night on the Farm, $65
Jamesport Farm Brewery

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

7-10p The Om-en, $30, $25 wine club members
Clovis Point Vineyard

6-9p Live from Bistro 72: East End Trio, Free
Hotel Indigo East End

8p Foreigners Journey: A tribute to the music of Foreigner & Journey
Bay Street Theater

8p The Lords of 57th Street
The Suffolk Theater

Sunday, March 24

THAWfest Schedule

1-5p JVC Broadcasting Wedding Showcase
Residence Inn by Marriott

2-5p Live Music by Doubleplay, Free
Riverhead CiderHouse

2-6p Live Music by James & W2 Featuring Chris & Kevin, Free
Long Ireland Beer Co.

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


Riverhead Ciderhouse

Riverhead Ciderhouse

Riverhead Ciderhouse About Us Situated at the gateway of the Long Island Wine Region, the Riverhead Cider House is a new and completely unique visitor

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Clovis Point Vineyard

Clovis Point Vineyard

Clovis Point Vineyards About Us Clovis Point Vineyard and Winery aims to give their guest a comfortable and thoughtful experience. Whether an old friend or

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Tanger Outlets

Tanger Outlets, Riverhead About Us Tanger Outlets has partnered with northforker to host a series of seasonal events at its outlet center in Riverhead this

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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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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.

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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

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