Well, Memorial Day weekend is finally upon us and I could not be happier. We all know this weekend means the official start of summer, and after a long year of isolation and cold, I could not be more ready to get this summer going (outside world here I come)! Scroll through for the best way to celebrate the weekend and kick this summer off with the bang it deserves!
Stop by Calissa’s Memorial Day weekend to enjoy live music and DJ sets that will definitely have you and everyone at your table dancing (just ask some of these DJ’s previous audience members, Leonardo DiCaprio, Gweneth Platrow, and Rihanna). Make a reservation at or after 9:45 pm to stay for the party and get ready to feel like you have been transported to that Mykonos party we are all craving.
Friday, May 28th: Chachi DJ Set + Curtis Haywood (Saxophone) 10:00 PM until 2:00 AM Saturday, May 29th: Chris Bacjmann DJ Set + Jack Stavash (Drums) – 10 PM until – 2 AM Sunday, May 30th: DJ Sava & Olympia Ft. The Mylos Greek Band – 10 PM – 3 AM
Calissa’s, 1020 Montauk Hwy, Water Mill
[Photo via @calissahamptons]
Southampton Social Club
For those who are vaccinated, don’t miss spending some time at Southampton Social Club to celebrate this post quarantine Memorial Day weekend! Don’t forget to reserve your spot soon (email email@example.com), because I can tell you without a doubt this place will be packed all weekend long, starting at 5 pm on May 28th and going until 4 am on May 31st. I mean, with the power of the vaccine to keep you going, who says the party has to stop?
Friday May 28th: DJ LOKI Saturday, May 29th: DJ LOMO Sunday, May 30th: DJ MARTIAL
Southampton Social Club, 256 Elm St, Southampton
[Photo via @sh_socialclub]
Bounce Beach Montauk
New to the Hamptons scene and ready to make their mark, Bounce Bach Montauk is kicking off Memorial Day weekend with a splash. What better way to be one of the first guests to check out the venue (literally, their RESY.com won’t even be available until the beginning of June) than celebrating Memorial Day weekend with them – and maybe a couple of models and bachelors?! Just don’t forget to make your necessary reservation by calling Bounce Beach directly (631-647-8000) so you can enjoy the festivities at this soon-to-be hottest spot in town.
Friday, May 28th: The Bachelorette” alum Tyler Cameron and his roommate, current “Bachelor” Matt James will be hosting festivities at night.
Saturday, May 29th: Brunch featuring Dos Hombres Mescal and hosted by two exciting guest bartenders. Sunday, May 30th: Brunch on the ocean deck hosted by Solid and Striped with models and friends of the brand.
Bounce Beach Montauk, 148 S Emerson Ave, Montauk
[Photo via @bouncebeachmtk]
To celebrate the opening weekend of Jade Trau’s Southampton location (and, of course, Memorial Day Weekend), the jewelry store is throwing a piercing party with professional piercer Soulthundre! Stop by May 28th or 29th anytime from 10:00 am to 6:00 am to get yourself a complimentary piercing with every stud purchase. Make an appointment online if you already know this is the event you’ve been waiting for, or simply walk right in when you realize this might be the coolest (and trendiest) event all weekend.
Jade Trau, 46 Jobs Lane Southampton
[Photo courtesy of Jade Trau]
Roman Fine Art
Looking to spend your Memorial Day weekend doing something a little more relaxing than dancing at a DJ Party? Or, simply looking for the perfect evening activity before the music kicks off? Head over to Roman Fine Art for the Opening Reception for Jeff Muhs’ new show, Superheavy Nights, which works to examine, challenge, and expand our understanding and perception of beauty. On Saturday, May 29th stop by anytime between 5-7 PM to enjoy a glass of wine, from natural wine purveyor, Nat Out East, and, of course, some new abstract art!
Roman Fine Art, 11 Bridge Street, Sag Harbor
[Photo courtesy of artist Jeff Muhs]
SUNFLOW X SoulCycle Pop-Up
SUNFLOW, premium beach chair brand, is hosting a Memorial Day weekend pop-up with SoulCycle’s The Barn in Bridgehampton that you won’t want to miss. Not only will you get a killer 45 minute workout (hot girl summer here you come), but SUNFLOW will also be handing out an extra gift with purchase. Register for your class soon because what better way to spend the weekend than completing a kick-ass workout and then grabbing the perfect beach chair to relax in after?
Friday, May 28th: 7am – 6pm Saturday, May 29th: 7am – 6pm Sunday, May 30th: 7am – 2pm Monday, May 31st: 7am – 6pm
Soulcycle, 264 Butter Lane, Bridgehampton
[Photo courtesy of SunFlow]
For those looking to make this Memorial Day Weekend memorable (perhaps, too good to remember…) head over to Stephen Talkhouse for some live music. Although this spot is a Hamptons staple, this year they’re adding a new twist on the summer fun: instead of showing an ID at the door, make sure you have proof of your vaccination! Once you are in the club, get ready to have a rockin’ weekend!
Friday May 28th: Jettykoon @ 7 pm, 21 & over, $25
Saturday, May 29th: The Nancy Atlas Project @7 pm, 21& over, $50 Sunday, May 30th: The Nancy Atlas Project @7 pm, 21& over, $50
Stephen’s Talkhouse, 161 Main St, Amagansett, NY
[Photo via @nancyatlas]
This Memorial Day Weekend, Gurney’s Montauk has something for everybody. Looking to dance the night away? Head over to Gurney’s beachside Firepit on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 8 pm – Midnight to listen to DJ Kasey Berry and groove into summer. Craving more of a morning activity? Reserve a spot at Gurney’s Spa Deck, because starting this Memorial Day weekend, guests and non-guests will be able to start their morning off with a hardocre fitness class, while enjoying the deck views!
Gurney’s Montauk, 290 Old Montauk Hwy, Montauk
[Photo via @gurneysresorts]
Shop at Topping Rose House
Ready to party the weekend away until you’re completely exhausted? And no, I’m not referring to parties with dancing and DJ’s, I’m talking about celebrating this weekend with shopping (‘til you’re dropping from the weight of your bags). Stop by the lawns of Topping Rose House for their Saturday and Sunday Shopping event to get the perfect wardrobe to kick off your summer.
Topping Rose House, 1 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton
[Photo courtesy of Topping Rose House]
Yoga in the Vine at Wölffer Vineyards
Ease into your Memorial Day weekend with some relaxing yoga at Wölffer Estate. That’s right- Wölffer Estate has decided to (thankfully) bring back their Yoga in the Vines for the eighth year, so you can experience a unique yoga session while enjoying the beauty of the vineyard. Plus, after your morning flow, grab a glass of wine to really celebrate the start of summer! For more info, visit: https://www.wolffer.com/news/yoga-vines/
Wölffer Vineyards, 139 Sagg Rd, Sagaponack
[Photo courtesy of Wölffer Vineyards]
Montauk Counter Culture at Montauk Beach House
This Sunday May 30th from 1 – 5pm come over for the first Montauk Counter Culture exhibition and the launch of their zine at the Montauk Beach House! Dr. Lila Wolfe, Johan Kugelberg and Ben Papaleo are bringing the visual goods and culture. DJs Jack Luber and Johan Kugelberg aka DJ NO PARKING are spinning rocksteady, dub, soul, disco and other music for uplifting gourmandizers! Get ready to browse original vintage posters (Rolling Stones, Grace Jones, The Cramps, Bad Brains, Minor Threat, Warhol, Basquiat, Ice Cube, Public Enemy, Nirvana, Sun Ra among others). Your eyes will also have a feast on killer vintage rare surf books, posters, zines and prints! Guests need no RSVP, but definitely sport a sexy mask! For more details, visit thembh.com.
Montauk Beach House; 55 S Elmwood Ave, Montauk
[Photo via @thembh]
Festivities For Opening of LoveShackFancy’s Southampton Store
LoveShackFancy has opened its second Hamptons location in Southampton at 11 Main Street and we love what they have planned to celebrate. On Friday, May 28th, stop by the store to receive custom LoveShackFancy temporary tattoos, as well, as sweet treats and refreshments. Don’t miss checking out the LoveShackFancy x Mr. Softee truck, which will be parked at the store in Southampton this Saturday 12pm-3PM and cruising around town all week long. There will also be LoveShackFancy X Tate’s cookies all weekend long while you shop their latest summer arrivals!
LoveShackFancy; 11 Main Street, Southampton
[Photo via @loveshackfancy]