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]


    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.


    "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.



    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.


    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.


    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!


    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.


    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.


    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.


    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."


    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.


    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!


    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.


    Tenet Beach Shop Bash!

    When: 2 PM

    Where: Tenet Shop, Southampton

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


    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.


    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.


    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!