Events

Daffodil Festival

April 27-29, 2018: Nantucket's favorite festival of flowers serves as a welcome to the vibrant colors of spring.

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Nantucket Wine Festival

May 16-20, 2018: Indulge in some of the island's most brilliant food and wine pairings.

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Nantucket Figawi Regatta

May 25-28, 2018: Kick off summer on Nantucket at this internationally-recognized sailing event.

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Spring Restaurant Week

June 5-11, 2018. Experience exceptional food and wine at the island's best restaurants during this week-long Nantucket culinary tradition.

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Nantucket Book Festival

June 15-17, 2018. Bookworms, rejoice! This four-day festival includes readings and panel discussions featuring renowened authors.

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Nantucket Film Festival

June 21-26, 2018. Returning for its 20th year, the Nantucket Film Festival features cutting-edge films, readings, and celebrity guests.

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Independence Day Celebrations Fireworks at Jetties Beach

July 5, 2018. Grab your favorite beach towel and marvel at Nantucket's spectacular fireworks display over the harbor.

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Nantucket Yoga Festival

July 6-8, 2018. Relax, unwind, and strike an impressive asana by the beach at this rejuvenating three-day celebration.

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Nantucket Comedy Festival

July 12-15, 2018. Have a laugh at this annual benefit festival, featuring top comedians and performers from across the country.

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Nantucket Triathlon

July 15, 2018. Compete in our island's exciting annual triathlon, or simply stop by to celebrate and cheer on the athletes in action.

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Sandcastle and Sculpture Day at Jetties Beach

July 2018. Any sand artisans in the family? Compete in the Jetties Beach sandcastle competition, or see other works of sandy works of art.

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Boston Pops on Nantucket

August 11, 2018. Groove with the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra for a night of music, dancing, and fireworks.

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Nantucket Race Week

August 12-20, 2018. See high-speed skiffs race by in an adrenaline-pumping nine-day regatta, complete with spirited parties on Nantucket.

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Nantucket Opera House Cup Regatta

August 20, 2018. Watch a thrilling fleet of single-hulled, classic wooden sailboats compete at the 45th annual Opera House Cup.

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Nantucket Slam Fishing Tournament

TBD September 2018. This two-day catch and release fishing tournament is designed for recreational and avid anglers alike.

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Fall Restaurant Week

September 25-October 1, 2018. Indulge in the fantastic flavors of autumn at island restaurants during this week-long culinary tradition.

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Nantucket Cranberry Festival

October 6, 2018. Learn all about cranberry farming, dig into a backyard BBQ, and tap your feet to live music at an island cranberry bog.

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Festival of Wreaths

November 22-26, 2018. Kick-off the holiday season with dozens of beautiful hand-decorated holiday wreaths on display throughout Nantucket.

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Christmas Stroll Weekend

November 30-December 2, 2018. Enchanting, magical, and all the island holly and jolly that a holiday lover could ask for.

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Nantucket Noel

December 2018. String lights and pine trees adorn our cobblestone streets during this island-wide holiday bash.

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Festival of Trees

December 2-31, 2018. Witness the Whaling Museum transform into a winter wonderland of bright lights and community-decorated holiday trees.

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