A rich cultural experience in one of the most charming towns in America
Frequently seen on many “Most Charming'' lists, the neighborhood of Sag Harbor is undoubtedly a classic coastal community. With a familial and highly social atmosphere, Sag Harbor's reputation as one of the best spots in the Hamptons draws diverse crowds and unique perspectives. From annual community events like HarborFest to hosting the Hamptons International Film Festival, Sag Harbor is a vibrant and creative neighborhood in the Long Island community. With dozens of opportunities for creative self-expression and cultural events, Sag Harbor is a beautiful retreat from city life and offers a laid-back, coastal vibe that most people spend their lives lusting after.
Residents of Sag Harbor enjoy an eclectic lifestyle. Spend a weekend at a community festival exploring the literature classic Moby Dick and the historic whaling industry, or choose from many diverse, upscale restaurants for an evening out with friends. Walk along with the stunning oceanfront neighborhoods, or spend time out on the water. Sag Harbor has it all! With its charming downtown district and residential neighborhoods full of bungalows and historic, single-family homes, the village of Sag Harbor is a perfect place for young families and retirees to enjoy their relaxing days in a New England paradise.
Lulu’s Kitchen & Bar offers organic, simple, wood-fired cooking in an artfully decorated, bright restaurant. With French-trained chef Philippe Corbet managing an innovative and flavorful menu, Lulu’s is the place to be in Sag Harbor for fine dining and delicious meals. Make a reservation to try the famous wood-fired pizza, or stop by for an incredible brunch.
A Sag Harbor institution, BuddhaBerry offers frozen yogurt, crepes, waffles, and coffee in a fun and vibrant space. With colorful frozen yogurt creations, sweet and savory crepes, and a full Italian coffee bar, BuddhaBerry is everyone’s favorite local spot to start their morning with a cup of Joe or finish the day with a large frozen yogurt. BuddhaBerry proudly serves healthy toppings, like nutrient-rich superfoods and fresh, local berries. They also serve Buckwheat Belgian waffles and daily homemade soups.
PAGE At 63 Main believes in the perfect balance of locally sourced and seasonal ingredients. You’ll find nothing but the best on their menu. Local oysters, charred octopus, all-natural Angus burgers, and homemade desserts are featured on the rotating menu, and the dining space offers an open, bright venue, perfect for family gatherings or romantic date nights. PAGE is also open for private events and special catering.
With 299 seats, the Bay Street Theater gives Sag Harbor residents a professional entertainment space and features regional and non-regional performances. Bay Street Theater was founded in 1991 and has since brought Broadway-level shows to the area and developed Broadway and off-Broadway shows. The theater also hosts outreach initiatives to local schools, summer camps, and college internship experiences.
Learn all about the maritime history of Sag Harbor at the annual HarborFest. Held at Marine Park and Long Wharf, the festival brings in hundreds of community members each year and offers a diverse weekend for all ages. Visit the Arts and Crafts Fair to browse the talents of over 50 vendors, listen to live music each day (and night), participate in the Family 5K Run, stop by the petting zoo, and finish the weekend indulging in dozens of clam chowder recipes for the highly-anticipated Clam Chowder Contest. For a glimpse into life in the Hamptons, this is a can’t-miss community event!
Hamptons International Film Festival was founded in 1992 with the mission to celebrate unique perspectives and storytelling through art and film. Held annually in October, the Hamptons International Film Festival partners with the United Nations, the New York Film Critics Circle, and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to bring unique industry talents to the Hamptons. According to Variety magazine, the festival is “one of America’s most glamorous displays of the best in cutting-edge cinema,” and films have been recognized each year at the Academy Awards.
As the focal point of Sag Harbor, Long Wharf draws visitors and locals to the edge of the bay for the best sunsets and sunrises and a little bit of history. Long Wharf is a community focal point, often hosting annual events and parties, but also serves as a historical marker to the whaling and shipping industries before the Revolutionary War. Long Wharf is even featured in the 1851 classic, Moby Dick.
Locals and tourists love the diversity of Sag Harbor. Opportunities to enjoy the outdoors are abundant on Long Island, and Sag Harbor has plenty to offer. Foster Memorial Park, known as Long Beach to the locals, is a favorite spot for families to visit year-round. The park features picnic areas, easy beach access, and dog-friendly spots for furry family members to enjoy the oceanfront views.
As full-time residents of the Hamptons, all three principles of The Atlantic Team are passionate about sharing their knowledge of the community and welcoming new members to the sophisticated yet relaxed Hamptons lifestyle.