Open Menu Events Calendar
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Our Nantucket Calendar of Events is the most up-to-date listing of Nantucket special events, island festivals, Nantucket concerts, theater, entertainment, exhibits, lectures, art shows, antiques shows, and all Nantucket activities! The calendar is updated several times a week, year-round.

There are 13 events for Sunday 23rd of October 2016
9:00 AM to 9:50 AM
Adult Open Stick
Open Stick for adults. Full gear required. 508-228-2516. Nantucket Ice, 10 Backus Lane. $20
10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Whaling Museum Open
The Whaling Museum will be open from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm. 13 Broad Street, 508-228-1894
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
2016 Moby-Dick Marathon
Island residents gather to read Herman Melville's classic MOBY-DICK aloud over three days. The reading finishes some time near 2pm today in the Atheneum.
11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Brunch & Live Music by Alan James at Breeze Restaurant
This fall, linger over a leisurely Sunday Brunch at Breeze Restaurant while you listen to Alan James live on the guitar and mandolin. He'll be performing on our Terrace from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Located at The Nantucket Hotel, 77 Easton Street, Downtown. For Reservations, call 508-228-4730 or e-mail Michael Blaksteen, Director of Food & Beverage at For more information and to book via our OpenTable app, visit our website:
11:15 AM to 12:45 PM
Downtown Walking Tour
Walk the Old Historic District with an NHA guide and learn about the people, places, and events that transformed Nantucket from a remote island outpost, to the whaling capital of the world, to a resort destination of international acclaim. Tour departs from Whaling Museum lobby, Rain or Shine, 13 Broad Street. No Reservations - first come first served!
11:30 AM to 2:00 PM
Sunday Brunch
Enjoy a glorious view while you savor a delicious Brunch at TOPPER'S at The Wauwinet, 120 Wauwinet Road. Reserve Now! 508-228-8768
12:00 PM to 1:20 PM
Public Skating at Nantucket Ice
$5 youth, $8 adult, $5 skate rentals. 508-228-2516. Call for additional skating sessions. 1 Backus Lane.
2:15 PM to 3:45 PM
In the Heart of the Sea Walking Tour
Explore the world of the Essex and its Nantucket crew, focusing on the survivors and their lives on the island in later years. Visit locations related to the crew and learn about the vital role that whaling played in the economy and social structure of 19th century Nantucket. Tour departs from The Whaling Museum Lobby, Rain or Shine, 13 Broad Street. No reservations - first come first served!
4:00 PM
Movie: Girl on the Train
Rated R, Showing in The Dreamland Theater, 17 South Water St.
4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Nantucket Curling Club - Fall League
Nantucket Curling Club Fall League. Nantucket Ice, 1 Backus Lane. Call for additional information 508-228-2516
6:00 PM
Movie: Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Showing in The Dreamland Theater, 17 South Water St.
7:00 PM
Movie: Deepwater Horizon
Showing in The Dreamland Theater, 17 South Water St.
10:00 PM to 1:00 AM
Karaoke at the Rose & Crown, 23 South Water Street. 508-228-2595
Sunrise: 07:05:55 AM
Sunset: 05:43:14 PM
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2016 Annual Events

April 29-May 1, Daffodil Festival

May 18-22, Wine Festival

June, Nantucket Preservation Month

June 17-19, Book Festival

June 18-23, Dance Festival

June 22-27, Film Festival

July 3 - Independence Day Fireworks

July 4 - Independence Day Downtown Celebration

July 13-16, Comedy Festival

August 13, Boston Pops

Oct. 8, Cranberry Festival

Dec. 2-4, Stroll Weekend

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