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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 29 events for Sunday 24th of July 2016
8:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Whale Watch with Shearwater Excursions
Join us on this thrilling offshore adventure. Sightings guaranteed! Reservations 508-228-7037 or
8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Whaling History Boat Tour
Learn about one of the most exciting times in Nantucket History on this 1-hour cruise with complimentary coffee. Offered daily by Shearwater Excursions. Reservations 508-228-7037 or
9:00 AM
Natural History Discovery Tour
A guided oversand adventure tour. Discover the wonders of this remote Coskata-Coatue Wildlife Refuge and Great Point. Pickup at 33 Washington Street or at the Wauwinet Gate House. 508 228 6799.
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Harborside Sunday Brunch
Buffet Brunch with waffles, pancakes, omelets, raw bar, carving station. Kid's Corner & an ice cream cart. Brant Point Grill, 50 Easton Street. 508-325-1320
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Harbor Tour & Ice Cream Cruise
A 1-hour narrated tour of Nantucket's inner harbor with complimentary ice cream. Daily departures with Shearwater Excursions. Reservations 508-228-7037 or Also at 11:15am, 1pm, 2:15pm, 4pm, & 5:15pm
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 5:00 PM
Trunk Show Featuring Mariani
Trunk show featuring the beautiful Italian designs of Mariani at Pageo, 46 Main Street.
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Trunk Show: Menagerie Jewelry
An exclusive showing of Made by Menagerie Jewelry held in Vivi G Shoes, 25 Centre Street.
11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
NHA Historic Sites Open
Old Mill, Oldest House, Greater Light, Fire Hose Cart House & Old Gaol are open daily; some sites will close during inclement weather.
11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Brunch & Live Music at Breeze Restaurant
Linger over a leisurely summer Sunday Brunch while you listen to Alan James live on the guitar and mandolin. He'll be performing on our terrace. For reservations, 508-228-4730 OR The Nantucket Hotel & Resort, 77 Easton Street.
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
1:00 PM
Natural History Discovery Tour
A guided oversand adventure tour. Discover the wonders of this remote Coskata-Coatue Wildlife Refuge and Great Point. Pickup at 33 Washington Street or at the Wauwinet Gate House. 508 228 6799.
1:00 PM
Jon Christopher Allen Performs Live
Live music at Cisco Brewers, 5 Bartlett Farm Road.
1:00 PM
Met Live: L'Elisir D'Amore
Donizetti's comic gem L'Elisir d'Amore, directed by Bartlett Sher and conducted by Maurizio Benini, stars Anna Netrebko in her Met role debut as the beautiful landowner Adina, with Matthew Polenzani as Nemorino, the simple peasant who falls in love with her. Mariusz Kwiecien sings Adina's arrogant fiance, Sergeant Belcore, and Ambrogio Maestri sings the role of the magic potion-peddling Doctor Dulcamara. Held at The Dreamland Main Theatre, 17 South Water Street. Tickets $20, $18 for students/seniors & children.
1:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Hands on History for Children
Create whaleboats & whale stamps inspired by artifacts in the NHA collection. Included with purchase of museum admission. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Held at The Whaling Museum, 13 Broad Street
2:00 PM
The Full Monty
The Full Monty, based on the film of the same name, sets the story in Buffalo, NY, as six unemployed steelworkers bond over their failures and strengths with their strip act. Will they go "the full Monty?" We'll find out this summer. Held at Bennett Hall, 62 Centre Street. Tickets at 508-228-4305 or
2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Trunk Show with Pamela Lovett
Pamela Lovett has created a whole new brand of understated glamour. See her newest collection -- "What a Girl Wants" at Eye of the Needle, 14 Federal Street.
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!
3:30 PM
Earth Got The Blues Performs Live
Live music at Cisco Brewers, 5 Bartlett Farm Road.
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Sean Lee Band Performs Live
Live Music at The Rose & Crown, 23 South Water Street. 508-228-2595
5:00 PM
Adult Pirate Walk to the Lighthouse
Join Pirate Robin on a walk to the Brant Point Lighthouse. During our walk, you will hear tales of famous & infamous pirates who sailed past our shores, lost sailing ships, and the ghost ships of New England. Meet The Nantucket Hotel, 77 Easton St. $25. Reservations required: 508-257-4586
6:00 PM to 7:15 PM
Free Sunday Night Band Concerts
Free concert on Sunday evenings at Children's Beach, Harbor View Way. Food & beverages sold at Children's Cafe. This week: "Lance Mountain Dance Party"
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Complimentary Kids' Deck Program at Breeze Restaurant
Enjoy our complimentary Kids' Deck program! Dine as a family at Breeze Restaurant. Then, after your children are through eating, they can join Kid's Deck team members for a free, supervised make your own smores and coloring activity, while you liner over dinner or enjoy a cocktail. The Kids' Deck program is geared to children ages 3 (and toilet trained) to preteen. For reservations, 508-228-4730 OR The Nantucket Hotel & Resort, 77 Easton Street.
6:45 PM to 8:15 PM
Sunset Cruise with Shearwater Excursions
Bring a favorite beverage & watch a beautiful Nantucket sunset. Offered every evening. Reservations 508-228-7037 or
8:00 PM to 10:30 PM
Live Music in Brant Point Grill
Enjoy the music of Julia May Newman in the Brant Point Grill Lounge in The White Elephant, 50 Easton Street.
8:00 PM
The Raven's Night Walk: Ghosts of Nantucket's Past
A haunted history tour of Nantucket Town. During our walk, you will hear about Nantucket's fascinating history and the ghostly tales of its past. We visit the houses that have stories to tell, and you will view the mysterious pictures from Nantucket's most haunted places. Meet at The Hub at Main & Federal sts. $20, Seniors & Teens $15, Kids $10.
8:45 PM
The Original Nantucket Ghost Walk - Town Route
The Original Nantucket Ghost walk begun in 1998, Nantucket's first & oldest Ghost Walk features 5 of the island's most famous haunted locations. Led by the original guide, it is one mile long and lasts 80 minutes. No reservations necessary, $20. Adults, $15 Seniors (65+) & Teens and $5 Kids (7-12). Cash Only. Meet at corner of Main Street & Centre Street, by bank. Arrive 15 minutes early. 508-332-0953
10:00 PM to 1:00 AM
Karaoke at the Rose & Crown, 23 South Water Street. 508-228-2595
Sunrise: 05:32:53 AM
Sunset: 08:01:03 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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