Daffodil Festival, Nantucket Wine Festival, Film Festival, and festivals celebrating maritime life, cranberries, and the arts...Nantucket is home to a variety of festivals throughout the year.
Nantucket Book Festival
Talks, panels, tented book fairs, parties, and festivities celebrating authors, readers, and books all across Nantucket. June 16-18, 2017.
Nantucket Garden Festival
The Nantucket Garden Festival celebrates gardening through creative workshops, exquisite garden tours, children's workshops, and an opening night soirée. A Nantucket Lighthouse School event. July 18-20, 2017.
Nantucket Cranberry Festival
Watch berries being harvested, learn about the history of cranberry farming on Nantucket, participate in the family activities, or just enjoy the music and spectacular autumn scenery. Saturday, October 7, 2017.
Nantucket Christmas Stroll
The original 'Christmas Stroll.' Strolling costumed carolers, bell ringers, and all historic Nantucket Town decorated for our visitors. Held by the Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce the first weekend of December.
Nantucket Wine Festival
Over the years the Nantucket Wine Festival has blossomed into one of the nation's most celebrated wine and food events. Held May 17-21, 2017.
Nantucket Daffodil Festival
Visit this Daffodil Fest site for details about Nantucket's Daffodil Festival Weekend at the end of April. Photos, schedule, and full Garden Club Daffodil Show program. Next Daffodil Festival is April 28-30, 2017.
Nantucket Film Festival
Come out for a star-studded event, which has showcased the latest in great independent film for more than 20 years! NFF's focus is on the craft of screenwriting, promoting awareness for the art form and awarding the industry's top storytellers. Held June 21-26, 2017.
Boston Pops on Nantucket
The Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra performs live on Nantucket at Jetties Beach on August in one of the island's stellar summer events this August 12, 2017. Watch for special guest announcement and ticket sales in July.
Nantucket Comedy Festival
The 2017 Nantucket Comedy Festival will be held July 12 - 15, bringing top comedic talent to the island. You'll laugh your ACK off! Don't miss it!
Nantucket Atheneum Dance Festival
Stars from the dance world brought together for performances, films, workshops, and classes on Nantucket from July 24-29 with professional performances on July 28 & 29.