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Halloween in the Hamptons

Rowdy Hall in East Hampton in an autumnal

Rowdy Hall in East Hampton in an autumnal mood. (Oct. 21, 2012) Credit: Ian J. Stark

For anyone who thinks all the parties and good times fade out in the Hamptons with the departure of the city crowd after Labor Day, the fact is there are plenty of big bashes in the works – here are some choice soirées set to celebrate Halloween:

Saturday, Oct. 27

The Annual Creatures Feature Costume Ball at the Water Mill Community Club

WHERE 36 Nowedonah Ave., Water Mill
WHEN 8 p.m.
INFO 631-488-4252 or 631-283-0885

Donating all proceeds to local programs, this party features a costume party where the top costume scores a $500 prize. There’s an open bar and beats by DJ Twilo.

“The End Is Here” at Solé East and The Backyard Restaurant

WHERE 90 Second House Rd., Montauk
WHEN 8 p.m.
INFO 631-668-2105,

This trendy hotel and eatery is officially closing for the season by throwing a Halloween party. Guests can partake in free bar food (and a beverage called “witches’ grog”) while enjoying live entertainment. The winner of the best costume contest gets a free weekend stay; rooms at Solé East will be priced at $89 for the evening.

“A True-ly Blood-y Horror-Ween Party” at B. Smith

WHERE 1 Long Wharf St., Sag Harbor
WHEN 8 p.m.
INFO 631-725-5858,

It’s a party on the pier as this waterside restaurant holds a Halloween gathering. Winner of the best costume contest lands $500; DJ Karin Ward spins dance tracks throughout at this event likely to see a heavy turnout.

Wednesday, Oct. 31

“13th Annual “Rowdyween” Party” at Rowdy Hall

WHERE 10 Main St., East Hampton (in the Parrish Mews)
WHEN 8 p.m.
INFO 631-324-8555,
TICKET PRICE $25 in advance, $30 at the door

Back for another year, this East Hampton hot spot will be giving out $500 in prizes for best costumes. Guests receive one free drink ticket, and can take on $5 drafts, $5 well drinks and other drink specials, as well as passed hors d’oeuvres. DJ Paulie J spins.

Saturday, November 3

“2-Floor Halloween Bash” with Beer Money at Agave's Tequila Bar & Lounge

WHERE 142 Mill Rd., Westhampton Beach
WHEN 8 p.m.
INFO 631-998-4200,

With a bash that will take over both floors of this bi-level restaurant and pub, Agave’s may be celebrating Halloween a few days late, but is still holding a costume contest -- so all attending will get one more chance to wear their Boo-Day masquerades before the year is done. Cover band Beer Money will play upstairs, while the Widow Gavitts Band is scheduled to play the first floor; guests score a complimentary drink ticket at the door.


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