Indian Wells Beach in Amagansett gets weekend, holiday booze ban

A weekend and holiday ban on alcohol takes effect Saturday at Indian Wells Beach in Amagansett.

Alcohol is now banned on weekends and holidays

Alcohol is now banned on weekends and holidays at Indian Wells Beach in Amagansett. (Credit: News 12 Long Island)

AMAGANSETT - A weekend and holiday ban on alcohol takes effect Saturday at Indian Wells Beach in Amagansett.

East Hampton Town Supervisor Larry Cantwell says the ban is a result of safety and quality-of-life issues for family following complaints of alcohol abuse and parties.

“It's an accumulation of too many people showing up,” he says. “Drinking too much, littering, urinating in public … creating a lot of noise and disturbance."

Violators face a $250 fine if caught.

The alcohol ban is in effect while lifeguards are on duty from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

 

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