As the highly anticipated 3rd Annual Montauk Film Festival is fast approaching this weekend, we thought we would remind you of the many artistically inspired events this summer in Montauk


With the highly anticipated 3rd Annual Montauk Film Festival fast approaching this weekend, we thought we’d remind you of the many artfully inspired events this summer in Montauk.


Montauk Film FestivalJuly 21-31 (various locations)


The 3rd Annual Montauk Film Festival aims to showcase projects aimed at inspiring an awareness of our local environment through the themes of athletics, humanity and sustainability. The festival kicks off at the Surf Lodge on July 21 and is followed by screenings at various Montauk locations throughout the next week and a half leading up to the awards ceremony on July 31 at the Montauk Lighthouse Cafe. Tickets are available here.


Monday evening concerts on the greenMondays from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in July and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in August (Town Green)


Bring your blankets and chairs, and even your dinner and enjoy the free music at the Gazebo. From 6:30-8:30 p.m. in June and July and 6-8 p.m. in August, listen to Montauk’s summertime soundtrack, including The Realm, Joe Delia and more. Spectators are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs


Annual Lighthouse Benefit Concert: WallflowersAugust 13 (Montauk Point Lighthouse)


Experience a concert you’ll never forget at Montauk Lighthouse’s incredible natural amphitheater for a beautiful outdoor concert featuring The Wallflowers with opening act by Jessica Lynn! Bring beach chairs and blankets and swing as you watch the sunset and moonrise over Block Island Sound and the Atlantic Ocean. Food trucks, beer, wine and other refreshments will be available. Proceeds will help the Montauk Historical Society fund programming and maintain our beautiful lighthouse.


Of course, there is no shortage of activities for locals and visitors alike during a summer in Montauk. Whether browsing local vendors on Thursday Montauk Farmers Market on the Greenbrunch at the new restaurant bird on the roofhike through Here the hillslounging on the beach or spending the summer looking for the best happy hour or the best sunset – there’s always something to do!