Events

Daffodil Festival

April 26th-28th, 2019: Nantucket's favorite festival of flowers serves as a welcome to the vibrant colors of spring and our Opening Weekend.

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Nantucket Wine Festival

May 17-21, 2019: Indulge in some of the island's most brilliant food and wine pairings.

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Nantucket Figawi Regatta

May 24-26, 2019: Kick off summer on Nantucket at this internationally-recognized sailing event.

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Spring Restaurant Week

June 3-9, 2019: 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 14-19, 2019: Bookworms, rejoice! This four-day festival includes readings and panel discussions featuring renowened authors.

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Nantucket Film Festival

June 19-24, 2019: Returning for its 21st 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, 2019: Grab your favorite beach towel and marvel at Nantucket's spectacular fireworks display over the harbor.

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Nantucket Yoga Festival

July 12-14, 2019: Relax, unwind, and strike an impressive asana by the beach at this rejuvenating three-day celebration.

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Nantucket Comedy Festival

July 11-13, 2019: Have a laugh at this annual benefit festival, featuring top comedians and performers from across the country.

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Nantucket Triathlon

July 20, 2019: 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

TBD: 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 10, 2019: Groove with the Boston Pops Orchestra for a night of music, dancing, and fireworks.
Event is held on Jetties Beach.

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Nantucket Race Week

August 10-18, 2019: 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 18, 2019: 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 2019: This two-day catch and release fishing tournament is designed for recreational and avid anglers alike.

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Fall Restaurant Week

September 30-October 6, 2019: Indulge in the fantastic flavors of autumn at island restaurants during this week-long culinary tradition.

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Nantucket Cranberry Festival

October 12, 2019: 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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Thanksgiving Day Cold Turkey Plunge

November 28, 2019: Thanksgiving morning, hundreds of participants brave the waters of Nantucket in support of Weezie Library for Children.

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Festival of Wreaths

November 27-December 14, 2019: Kick-off the holiday season with dozens of beautiful hand-decorated
holiday wreaths on display.

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Christmas Stroll Weekend

December 6-8, 2019: Enchanting, magical, and all the island holly and jolly that a holiday lover could ask for.

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Nantucket Noel

December 2019: String lights and pine trees adorn our cobblestone streets during this island-wide holiday event.

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Festival of Trees

December 8-31, 2019: Witness the Whaling Museum transform into a winter wonderland of bright lights and community-decorated holiday trees.

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