At A Glance

Not-to-be-missed Hamptons summer events to add to your calendar.
Experience a unique, intimate look at the New York City Ballet on July 20. Photo: Gang Hao


Bay Street Theater Summer Gala

Help support Sag Harbor’s Bay Street Theater at its 32nd annual gala, honoring Neil Patrick Harris, David Burtka and Dr. Georgette Grier-Key. Enjoy food, cocktails, an auction and an incredible show in support of making the arts accessible to all. Center seating $2,500; side seating $1,750. Bay Street Theater, Sag Harbor;


Purist Health Fair

Experience the best in wellness at Purist’s third annual health fair in the Hamptons from 11AM-2PM—from top concierge practitioners of Eastern and Western modalities to clean beauty, sustainability and nutrition. Free and open to the public. 25 Jobs Lane, Southampton


South Fork Natural History Museum and Nature Center Summer Gala

The beauty of the natural world is cause for celebration at the South Fork Natural History Museum and Nature Center’s Summer Gala to benefit its environmental and educational programs and initiatives. Help support SOFO’s efforts to preserve our planet for future generations. Tickets from $1,000. The South Fork Natural History Museum and Nature Center, Bridgehampton;

Ellen Hermanson Foundation Summer Gala

Enjoy an evening by the ocean in celebration of 22 years of the Ellen Hermanson Foundation. There will be drinks, dancing, dinner and an auction followed by a beach bonfire to support the foundation’s mission of ensuring access to breast health care, as well as empowering people affected by cancer. Tickets $425 (under age 35) to $700. Bridgehampton Tennis & Surf Club;


New York City Ballet: On and Off Stage 

An evening of excerpts from the New York City Ballet’s world-renowned repertory, co-hosted by principal dancers Unity Phelan and Adrian Danchig-Waring. Spend the night taking in a beautiful show, paired with an insightful narration. Tickets from $75. Guild Hall, East Hampton;

LongHouse Summer Benefit

LongHouse’s summer benefit celebrates the power of wonder and imagination in arts of all forms. Enjoy music, food and drinks with friends in the beautiful gardens, all while honoring two beloved artists, Kenny Scharf and Tony Bechara, along with their contributions to pop culture and Latin culture in the arts. From $175. LongHouse Reserve, East Hampton;

Hampton Artists For Haiti 7th Annual Benefit Bash

Show your support for Haiti in an evening of wine, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres accompanying a silent auction containing over 50 curated works. Don’t miss out on this night of fun for a great cause. Tickets $195 ($225 at the door). East Hampton Airport;

Hetrick-Martin Institute’s Schools Out Benefit 

Enjoy an evening of delicious cocktails and good food, all in support of a good cause. The Hetrick-Martin Institute is hosting their annual Schools Out benefit to raise funds to continue to support queer and trans youth through the summer. The event also features a Taste of the Hamptons, featuring Hamptons favorites, including Duryeas and Almond. The Institute is the oldest of its kind and this has become one of their most anticipated events of the summer. Ticket prices vary. Watermill, NY;


East Hampton Library’s 20th Annual Authors Night

Treat yourself to a night of literature celebrating 100 authors across all genres including Audrey Flack, Tessa Bailey, Brian P. Stelter and more. A fixture of the Hamptons’ summer calendar, the “Premier Literary Event of the Hamptons” has grown over time to become one of the most successful celebrations of books and authors in America. Tickets $150 to $500.

One Ocean Gala 

Spend an evening under the stars at the Surfrider Foundation’s One Ocean Gala and celebrate 40 years of ocean protection. Held at The Crow’s Nest in Montauk, the event supports Surfrider’s tireless work to protect the ocean and beaches. Ticket prices vary. The Crow’s Nest, Montauk;