The Parties of Fire Island 60’s & 70’s…


 

 

Parties have always been a Fire Island trademark. Getting their start in Cherry Grove, theme parties were a weekly happening. There was something about the freedom of Fire Island that let everyone let their hair down. Creativity ran rampant. With a population of designers from all industries costumes and decor could range from simple to elaborate.

 

 

 

 

As many migrated to the Pines from Cherry Grove theme parties found their way there too.

1970 Miss America Party.


 

 

The Pink Party 1975 @ The Octagon house Sunburst and Ocean.

 

 

 

 

 

The Red Party @ Beach Hill by Gustavo Novoa 1976.

 

 

   

                                             

           

 

                                                                             Star Wars Party 1977.   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Just a Party 1979 @Utopia.

 

 

The Heavenly Bodies Party 1979 @ the Sandpiper.

 

Marc Paul Simon’s Birthday Party @ Lincoln Centre 1979.

“Beach” 1979.

 

In the 80’s the Pines exploded with theme parties…