HIFF27: How-To Guide

We’ve rounded up all you needed to know about attending the 27th Annual Hamptons International Film Festival this fall.

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Films + Tickets

Individual ticket sales are on sale now.
Browse the lineup and purchase tickets to all screenings and events:

Check out all dates and details:

Passes + Packages

Your best bet for ticketless access, HIFF27 Founder Passes are on sale now.

Become a HamptonsFilm Patron and receive Founder Passes, party invitations, Green Room access, private parking, and more.

Membership offers year-round perks and invitations:

HIFF screenings and events happen in various locations throughout the East End!

Official Festival Venues

hiff-marquee-main-streetGuild Hall
158 Main Street, East Hampton

Regal UA East Hampton Cinema
30 Main Street, East Hampton

Regal UA Southampton Theatres
43 Hill Street, Southampton

Southampton Arts Center
25 Jobs Lane, Southampton

Bay Street Theater
1 Bay Street, Sag Harbor
Note: the Wharf will be closed to parking this fall due to renovations. Please add extra time for parking.

Rowdy Hall
10 Main Street, East Hampton

East Hampton Library
159 Main Street

*Venue box offices will open approximately one hour before the first ticketed screening or event of the day.

Check out the MAPS tab!

How to Get Here


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 Artists Theater in the center of town on the right.


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


Hampton JitneyHampton Jitney
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.

Local Transportation

Jitney Loop
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 will include stops at the majority of the festival venues, and additional stops will be added for the Opening and Closing events.

You can also use car services and taxis to get around.


Lodging in East Hampton sells out quickly, so make sure to book your room early! It is a holiday weekend (Columbus Day) so many hotels have 3- or 4-night minimums. There are no chain hotels, mostly smaller inns and bed & breakfasts. Within walking distance from the Jitney stop in East Hampton Village are The Hedges Inn and The Baker House.

Gansett Green Manor in Amagansett is 10 minutes away from East Hampton. The hotel is located at the Jitney stop and is walkable to beaches and town.

A few other options near East Hampton: East Hampton House, East Hampton Colonial Inn, and White Fences (Water Mill).

Southampton also has many hotel options (about 20-30 minutes away). You might consider Southampton Inn.

Sag Harbor, a quaint, historic whaling village (about 15 minutes away) hosts some of our festival venues. Check out Forever Bungalows,  Baron’s Cove.

Montauk (about 20 minutes away) is also right on the ocean and has several hotels and motels.

Additional accommodations and info

East Hampton Chamber of Commerce
Southampton Chamber of Commerce
Sag Harbor Chamber of Commerce
Montauk Chamber of Commerce

Rates, refund policy, and minimum stay requirements may vary. Please note many of the lodgings require 2 to 4 nights minimum.



The 1770 House
143 Main Street, East Hampton

66 Newtown Lane, East Hampton

2 Pantigo Road, East Hampton

8 Fresno Place, East Hampton

The Golden Pear
34 Newtown Lane, East Hampton
99 Main Street, Southampton
111 Main Street, Sag Harbor

Nick & Toni’s
136 North Main Street, East Hampton

Rowdy Hall
10 Main Street, East Hampton

104 North Main Street, East Hampton