Memorial Day Weekend 2012 Party Guide! The Hamptons Edition

by Marielle Sales · May 25, 2012

surf boards and beachesMemorial Day Weekend is finally here -- and that means it's time to figure out where the parties are in the Hamptons and the city this weekend! As always, we have made a list of the events that will kickoff your summer 2012 on the right note. Make sure to check out our Calendar Page and follow us on Twitter as well!

[Photo by Ben Watts]

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Friday, May 25

Beaumarchais East Hampton Grand Opening Memorial Day Weekend

When: 7 PM

Where: Beaumarchais, East Hampton

Why: There will be dinner service and a late night DJ throughout the weekend.

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"Montauk Chronicles" Premiere Screening

When: 7 PM

Where: Gurney's Inn

Why: The premiere screening of the docudrama "Montauk Chronicles" with a Q&A with the director.

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DIPLOMÁTICO Rum Event

When: 7 PM

Where: East Hampton Point, East Hampton

Why: Sample all different kinds of DIPLOMÁTICO Rum cocktails and wind down to a performance by the  Julia Bluestone Quartet.

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RUGBY + GofG Summer First Look Event at East Hampton

When: 6:00

Where: RUGBY, East Hampton

Why: Join RUGBY and GofG for a bite and some fun summer shopping.

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Saturday, May 26

C. Sells by the Seashore... C. Wonder Southampton Official Grand Opening

When: 10:00 AM

Where: C. Wonder Southampton

Why: Celebrate and shop summer styles at C. Wonder's new store in Southampton!

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Dylan's Candybar Flywheel Ride

When: 10:30 AM

Where: East Hampton Studio, East Hampton, Ticketed.

Why: Join Dylan Lauren and Ruth Zukerman to benefit the Monmouth County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

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Day & Night Memorial Day Weekend Grand Opening Party

When: 2 PM

Where: Gurneys Inn Resort, Montauk, Invite only.

Why: Sip on some champagne while partying to dBerrie and The Chainsmokers.

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South Edison Memorial Day Weekend Festivities

When: 2 PM

Where: South Edison, Montauk

Why: Join Montauk's seafood spot for special happy hours and drinks.

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Memorial Day Event at John Varvatos East Hampton

When: 3 PM

Where: John Varvatos East Hampton, Invite only.

Why: Celebrate Rob Shanahan's new book "Volume 1: Through the Lens of Music Photographer."

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Banzai Burger + Guest of a Guest Season Kick Off

When: 5 PM

Where: Banzai Burger, Amagansett

Why: Come party with us and Banzai Burger with sliders, sushi, and of course, drinks! Heineken will also be providing plenty of beer to cheers to the start of summer with.

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Veuve Clicquot Barbeque

When: 6 PM

Where: Ruschmeyer's, Montauk

Why: Join for a Memorial Day barbeque, complete with croquet on the lawn and Veuve Clicquot!

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Sunday, May 27

Converse Jack Purcell – Jack Attack Event

When: 4 PM

Where: Ruschmeyer's, Montauk, Invite only.

Why: Get "Jacked" and enjoy a special performances by Tanlines and DJ Chelsea Leyland.

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Tenet Beach Shop Bash!

When: 2 PM

Where: Tenet Shop, Southampton

Why: Lobster rolls, cocktails, and shopping -- what could be better?

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Southampton Hospital's Annual Memorial Day Weekend Party

When: 6:30 PM

Where: Westhampton Country Club, Westhampton, Ticketed.

Why: Enjoy a night of drinks, dinner, and dancing to support Southampton Hospital.

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Hotelier Nathan Lieberman Celebrates 'The Catalina'

When: 9 PM

Where: Hamptons Players Club

Why: Celebrate the new CW show with complimentary cocktails!

Jessica White's 3rd Annual Angel Wings Foundation at Georgica

When: 7 PM

Where: Georgica, Ticketed.

Why: Join super model Jessica White as she hosts a dinner benefiting the Somaly Mam Foundation.

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Monday, May 28

Veuve Clicquot Polo Brunch at Sunset Beach

When: 12 PM

Where: Sunset Beach

Why: Finish up Memorial Day Weekend with polo and drinks!

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