HIFF 2014: How-To

We’ve rounded up all you needed to know about attending the 2014 Hamptons International Film Festival. Can’t wait to see you around town!


Key Locations

Festival Headquarters And Press Office
C/O The Maidstone

207 Main Street, East Hampton

Festival Offices
3 Newtown Mews, East Hampton

The Box Offices open (online, phone and in person) on Saturday, September 27; hours vary.
All sales are final; no refunds, no exchanges.

Individual tickets go on sale online at 10:00 am on Saturday, September 27
♦ Open 24 hours throughout the Festival
♦ Call-in support hours: daily, noon to 8:00 pm: 212.279-4200

By Phone
♦ Individual tickets go on sale at noon on Saturday, September 27
♦ Call Center hours: daily, noon to 8:00 pm

Obligato-140In-Person East Hampton Box Office
47 Main Street East Hampton, NY 11937
♦ Beginning Saturday, September 27
♦ Noon-6:00 pm (Weekdays)
♦ 10:00 am-6:00 pm (Saturdays)
♦ Noon-5:00 pm (Sundays)
♦ Festival Week (October 9-13): 10:00 am-6:00 pm

In-Person Southampton Box Office
Southampton Arts Center
25 Jobs Lane Southampton, NY 11968
♦ Beginning Saturday, September 27
♦ Weekends Only (noon to 5:00 pm)
♦ 9/27 and 9/28
♦ 10/4 and 10/5

In-Person NYC Box Office
416 W 42nd St, New York, NY
♦ Beginning Saturday, September 27
♦ Daily, noon to 8:00 pm


Guild Hall
158 Main Street, East Hampton

Regal UA East Hampton Cinema
30 Main Street, East Hampton

Bay Street Theatre
Bay Street At Long Wharf, Sag Harbor

Sag Harbor Cinema
90 Main Street, Sag Harbor

Montauk Movie
3 Edgemere Road, Montauk

Regal UA Southampton 4
43 Hill Street, Southampton

Driving Directions

Travel Time: approx. 2 hours, 45 minutes. Distance: 105 miles (173 km)

  • Take the Queens Midtown Tunnel to I-495 East (Long Island Expressway).
  • Take Exit 70, onto Route 111 South.
  • Take Route 111 South approximately 5 miles to Route 27 East (Montauk Highway).
  • Follow Route 27 East into the village of East Hampton (approx. 30 miles).
  • The main festival venue is the United Artist Theater in the center of town on the right.

Free parking is available in the public lot on Lumber Lane.

  • From Main Street (Route 27), turn left onto Newtown Lane
  • Turn left onto Railroad Avenue
  • Turn left onto Lumber Lane

Local Transportation

Hampton Jitney offers convenient direct motorcoach service from various stops in New York City to the Hamptons for the film festival. Arriving via JFK or LaGuardia? Hampton Jitney has a convenient airport connection stop just a short taxi ride from the airport.

Avoid traffic, parking tickets, and rising gas prices by taking advantage of our free Hampton Jitney shuttle service, which will be running during the Festival. The shuttle loop Jitneys stop at the majority of the festival venues and will operate during the Opening and Closing events. You may request for the coach to stop and pick you up at most locations along the shuttle route. You can also present your film ticket or badge to board any regular Hampton Jitney for service to their normal scheduled stops from Manorville to Montauk.

Car Service

Southamptom Limo


East Hampton
Carl’s Taxi 631.907.0077
East End Taxi 631.324.9696
Hometown Taxi 631.329.0011
27 East Limousine 631.329.9004

Amagansett Taxi 631.267.2006
Lindy’s Taxi 631.907.1111

Sag Harbor
Hometown Taxi 631.725.6969
Sag Harbor Car Service 631.725.9000

Lindy’s Taxi 631.668.4747
Montauk Taxi 631.668.2468
Pink Tuna Taxi 631.668.3838

Hampton Coach 631.324.7777
Hometown Taxi 631.283.5200


If you do choose to bring your car, please take advantage of the long-term parking lot at Lumber Lane.


Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) stations are conveniently located near theaters in Southampton, East Hampton, and Montauk.


Maidstone exterior 650

Rates, refund policy and minimum stay requirements may vary (please note many of the lodgings require 2 to 4 nights minimums)

Festival and Press Headquarters: c/o The Maidstone

The MaidstoneLocated in the storied East End of Long Island, c/o The Maidstone offers superior style, natural beauty and fine living. Swedish hotelier Jenny Ljungberg reinvented this historic property to create an eclectic experience that mixes classic and modern, glamour and relaxation, luxury and social responsibility. The hotel has 19 rooms, each stylishly decorated to celebrate a renowned Scandinavian personality. It also includes The Living Room restaurant and Lounge, featuring slow food fare and specialty cocktails. Visit the website or call 631.324.5006 for more details or to book a room.

Festival Hotel Partners

East Hampton

East Hampton House
A 52-room luxury resort set in the midst of East Hampton.

The Huntting Inn
Historic inn just a block from the East Hampton Theaters and home of The Palm restaurant

For a complete list of accommodations:
East Hampton Chamber of Commerce
 | 631.324.0362


Village Latch Inn
Charming inn located in the heart of Southampton Village


Topping Rose House
A year-round modern luxury refuge right in the heart of The Hamptons


Rent directly from owners through vrbo.comcraiglist.org and airbnb.com.


If you’re looking for great places to eat and drink
in the Hamptons while you’re here for the Festival, our friends at Find. Eat. Drink. have put together a Chefs’ Guide to Local Restaurants and Bars.
fed_hamptonsfilmfest_8_app Want selections on the go? They’ve thought of that too. Download the Find. Eat. Drink. iPhone app for the complete Hamptons guide. Bon appetit!

Additional Restaurants

The 1770 House
143 Main St, East Hampton

66 Newtown Lane, East Hampton

Rowdy Hall
10 Main St, East Hampton, NY 11937

C/O The Maidstone
207 Main St, East Hampton, NY 11937

Find more ideas here.