Summer's Picks: 2022 Hamptons Happenings

July 14, 2022

Summer in the Hamptons– there’s nothing quite like it. From galas to ballgames, we’ve rounded up the top 5 don’t-wanna-miss-it Hamptons happenings for July & August.

1. For the art-lover (and the socialite)

The Hamptons Fine Art Fair: July 14-17

605 County Rd 39, Southampton

The Hamptons Fine Art Fair, running from July 14th through the 17th, is a thoughtfully-curated, high-caliber fair tailored especially for Long Islanders with a passion for fine art. Boasting a profoundly impressive selection of important, monumental artwork, you can expect to see pieces from famed artists like Jackson Pollock (a Hamptons native!), as well as contemporary, local artists.

Snag your tickets here.

2. For the animal-lover (and the avid partygoer)

The 13th Annual Unconditional Love Gala: July 16th

Gin Lane, Southampton

This long-running event benefiting the Southampton Animal Shelter will take place on Saturday, July 16th on Gin Lane in Southampton. Proceeds from this event directly support the more than 5,000 shelter animals; the Southampton Animal Shelter Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, is supported exclusively by donations and grants from the community. The shelter has become a vital resource in the Eastern Long Island community.

Snag your tickets here.

3. For the design-lover (and the philanthropist)

Coming Together Tabletop Event by Holiday House: July 20th

Topping Rose House, Bridgehampton

Taking place at the gorgeous Topping Rose House– the Hamptons’ only full-service luxury hotel– in Bridgehampton, this annual event will feature multiple designers’ impressive tablescapes. The best part? Holiday House’s mission isn’t just to showcase the best-of-the-best in interior design; they are also perpetually committed to raising critical funds for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.

Snag your tickets here.

4. For the foodie (and the competitive spirit)

Grill Hampton: Friday, August 6th

60 Millstone Road, Water Mill

It’s Hamptons vs. NYC as 8 East End chefs are pitted against 8 Manhattan chefs in a one-of-a-kind cooking competition and tasting event. Guests enjoy the great grilled fare, beer, specialty cocktails, live music, dancing, and more– and then become part of the action by voting for their favorite dishes.

Snag your tickets here.

5. For the sports-lover (and the community-minded)

Artists & Writers Charity Softball Game: Saturday, August 20th

Herrick Park, East Hampton

The East Hampton Artists & Writers Annual Softball Game is dedicated to building community around the game. They’re a 501(C3) nonprofit that supports the provision of vital human services to the East End. They cover the full circle of life – from early childhood learning to hospice assistance for patients and families.

Snag your tickets here.

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