On May 26, 2018, The Surf Lodge kicked off Memorial Day Weekend with the return of its Summer Concert Series presented by Lincoln. Guests enjoyed live performance by Parson James. This year's concert series is presented by Lincoln. Hotel guests will enjoy a luxury car service with Lincoln's brand new Navigator. On Sunday May 27, 2018, Jon Bon Jovi and his son Jesse Bongiovi celebrated their Hampton launch of HamptonWater (their new rose with Gerard Bertrand) with a live performance by Jessie J.
The notable vip guests at the kick off weekend include Jon Bon Jovi, Christie Brinkley, Maxwell Osborne, EJ Johnson and many more.