Where To Play on Memorial Day: The Summer 2010 Guide

by BRITTA LOFGREN · May 26, 2010

[Photo by Ben Watts]

We know you're counting down the days to the official start of Summer 2010...and trust us, we are too. With Memorial Day Weekend comes the kickoff of Hamptons season, those glorious three months of share houses, sand castles, and of course the occasional socialite spotting. We'll be here with you every step of the way, starting with our official 2010 guide for where to play this Memorial Day.  See you around...and here's to a wonderful summer to come!-


Private Movie Screening and Hampton Daze Magazine After-Party

Details: Producer Gil Adler hosts a private screening of Valkyrie at Sole East.  Happy hour, hors d'ouevres, and a screening of Valkyrie on the great lawn, followed by an after-party hosted by Hampton Daze Magazine.

Where: Sole East

When: Friday, 4pm-11pm

Memorial Day Kickoff at The Boathouse

Details: Party in the harbor to the musical inspirations of DJ Francesco Civetta and The Chainsmokers.

Where: The Boathouse (at Three Mile Harbor), 39 Gann Road, East Hampton, NY

When: Events Friday-Sunday, 11pm-4am

50th Anniversary Celebration at The Driver's Seat

Details: Come celebrate 50 years of this landmark Hamptons restaurant and the unveiling of new rennovations and the Outdoor Back Bar.  Special Happy Hours Friday through Monday from 5pm-6pm.

Where: The Driver's Seat, Southampton

When: Happy hour from 5pm-6pm

One Ocean Opening

Details: Experience the "new night scene" at the opening of One Ocean in Bridgehampton

Where: One Ocean Road, Bridgehampton

When: Friday, 10pm-1am




Elie Tahari Trunk Show

Details: Designer Elie Tahari hosts a trunk show to celebrate the debut of new a swimwear collection created by Patricia Brett, leader in post mastectomy fashion.

Where: Elie Tahari East Hampton, 48 Main Street, East Hampton, NY

When: Saturday, 2pm-6pm

RDV East Grand Opening

Details: Celebrate the eastern outpost, and possible Hamptons nightlife savior, of famed Manahattan club RDV.

Where: RdV. East, 125 Tuckahoe Road, Montauk

When: Saturday, 11pm-4am

AXE Lounge @ DUNE Southampton

Details: Come party to the spinning sensations of David Berrie and DJ Tanner, and of course Hamptons nightlife constant Zev Norotsky.  Nightly parties at AXE @ Dune all weekend.

Where: AXE Lounge @ DUNE Southampton

When: Events Friday-Sunday, 10pm-4am

Day & Night Memorial Day Party

Details: It's baa-ack!  The Koch brothers bring us another summer of Saturday brunch debauchery, kicking off this weekend at their new East Hampton Point location.

Where: East Hampton Point, 295 Three Mile Harbor Road, East Hampton

When: Saturday, 12pm-6pm

Nello Summertimes Memorial Day Weekend Gala

Details: Kickoff Saturdays at Nello with their Memorial Weekend 2010 Gala featuring art by Robert Bates.

Where: Nello Summertimes

When: Saturday, 6pm-10pm

MYC meets NYC at the Montauk Yacht Club

Details: Official Summer collection releaes party for the DON Summer Collection, Red, White and Youth.

Where: Montauk Yacht Club

When: Saturday, 10pm



Annual Memorial Day Celebration with Hamptons Magazine

Details: Celebrate with Haley and Jason Binn of Hamptons Magazine at their annual holiday celebration. Invite Only.

Where: Invite Only, Southampton, NY

When: Sunday, 5pm-8:30pm

Southampton Hospital's Westhampton Primary Care Center Benefit

Details: Support the hospital at this "Summer Safari" featuring a DJ, dancing, cocktails, dinner, and a silent auction.  A great time, and a great event.   Ticketed Event.

Where: Westhampton Country Club, 35 Potunk Lane, Westhampton Beach

When: Sunday, 7pm-11pm

Official Memorial Day Weekend Opening at Lily Pond

Details: Featuring music by superstar DJ Paul Oakenfold, come celebrate the third year of this Hamptons nightlife staple.  (Officially open for business starting Saturday night with music by The Camel Rider.)  Reservations Only.

Where: Lily Pond

When: Events Saturday and Sunday, 11pm-4am

First Annual Angel Wings Foundation Dinner

Details: Hosted by Jessica White and Angel Wings Foundation Benefit committee members, the committe joins forces with Blue & Cream for a night of cocktails, dinner, dancing, and silent auctions.

Where: Georgica, 108 Wainscott Stone Road, Wainscott, NY

When: Sunday, 6pm-11pm

[Photos Via Hamptons.com, Hampton Daze]