Jun 12 @ 7:00 pm The Dreamland
Only the best and brightest comedians excel in the long run in this business. Our Friday Night Lights show features veteran comics who truly deserve to be called legends, having honed their skills for decades … Continue reading "Friday Night Lights: Legends of Comedy"
Jun 14 @ 4:00 pm
Events will kick off Friday evening with a Captain’s Welcome Reception on Old South Wharf. Saturday teams will complete in a one day multi-species inshore fishing tournament for the top title in categories such as … Continue reading "Father’s Day Fishing Tournament"
Jul 4 @ 10:30 am Methodist Church
NanPuppet Show in front of the Methodist Church at corner of Main & Centre Streets.
Jul 4 @ 11:00 am
Bike Decorating Contest (including tricycles and wagons) on Federal St.
Jul 4 @ 12:00 pm Main Street
The water fight between Town of Nantucket’s Fire Department and the Boynton Lane Reserves at high NOON. Again this year, the Department of Culture and Tourism and the Town of Nantucket are asking those individuals … Continue reading "Independence Day Water Fight on Main Street"
Jul 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Childrens Beach
live music on the bandstand at Children’s Beach
Jul 5 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm Jetties Beach
Tattoos & Tootsie Pops. KanJam, Cornhole. Tug O’ War at 2. Noon-4. Free BYOP (Bring Your Own Picnic) Sponsored by Counterculture Nantucket: Family Friendly Fun for Folks of All Ages.
Jul 5 @ 6:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Enjoy an evening with cocktails and dinner while watching the Fourth of July fireworks from the best view in town.
Jul 5 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm Jetties Beach
Sponsored by Jesus Camp Nantucket Come as you are. No prerequisites required. BYOP (Bring Your Own Picnic)
Sep 7 @ 12:15 pm – 3:00 pm Meet Santa at Straight Wharf and follow him to the Jared Coffin House!
Gather at Straight Wharf to watch Santa arrive via Coast Guard cutter, and join Santa’s parade as it travels up Main Street and across Centre Street to the Jared Coffin House. (Santa will be traveling … Continue reading "Santa Claus Arrives"
Sep 7 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Top of Main Street
Children young and old have long been enchanted by our mysterious Talking Tree, beautifully decorated for Stroll by local designer David M. Handy of Handy & Dallaire Events.  Nestle close to its branches and listen….will … Continue reading "Magical Talking Tree"
Oct 25 @ 5:45 pm Brant Point Coast Guard Station
Join the men & women of Nantucket’s Brant Point Coast Guard station for a scary Halloween evening of fright. Arrive at dusk; best for ages 13 and older. Entry fee is donation to the Nantucket … Continue reading "Haunted House at the Brant Point Coast Guard Station"
Oct 26 @ 5:45 pm Brant Point Coast Guard Station
Join the men & women of Nantucket’s Brant Point Coast Guard station for a scary Halloween evening of fright. Arrive at dusk; best for ages 13 and older. Entry fee is donation to the Nantucket … Continue reading "Haunted House at the Brant Point Coast Guard Station"
Oct 31 @ 5:45 pm Brant Point Coast Guard Station
Join the men & women of Nantucket’s Brant Point Coast Guard station for a scary Halloween evening of fright. Arrive at dusk; best for ages 13 and older. Entry fee is donation to the Nantucket … Continue reading "Haunted House at the Brant Point Coast Guard Station"
Nov 29 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Tour three NHA historic homes decorated for the holiday season! Hadwen House at 96 Main Street, the Thomas Macy House at 99 Main Street, and Greater Light at 8 Howard Street will be included on … Continue reading "Holiday Homes"
Dec 2 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Tour three NHA historic homes decorated for the holiday season! Hadwen House at 96 Main Street, the Thomas Macy House at 99 Main Street, and Greater Light at 8 Howard Street will be included on … Continue reading "Holiday Homes"
Dec 3 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Tour three NHA historic homes decorated for the holiday season! Hadwen House at 96 Main Street, the Thomas Macy House at 99 Main Street, and Greater Light at 8 Howard Street will be included on … Continue reading "Holiday Homes"
Dec 4 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Tour three NHA historic homes decorated for the holiday season! Hadwen House at 96 Main Street, the Thomas Macy House at 99 Main Street, and Greater Light at 8 Howard Street will be included on … Continue reading "Holiday Homes"
Dec 5 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Tour three NHA historic homes decorated for the holiday season! Hadwen House at 96 Main Street, the Thomas Macy House at 99 Main Street, and Greater Light at 8 Howard Street will be included on … Continue reading "Holiday Homes"
Dec 6 – Dec 8 all-day
Now in its 46th year, the Chamber-sponsored Christmas Stroll Weekend is an enchanting, magical tribute to the wonderment of bygone Christmases. Join us December 6th through December 8th. 
Dec 6 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Tour three NHA historic homes decorated for the holiday season! Hadwen House at 96 Main Street, the Thomas Macy House at 99 Main Street, and Greater Light at 8 Howard Street will be included on … Continue reading "Holiday Homes"
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Foot of Main Street.
Meander through our wondrous Christmas Market and celebrate the enchantment of the season.  Indulge in the aromas of delectable food and beverages as you chat with friends and survey a variety of handcrafted gifts and … Continue reading "Nantucket’s Own Christmas Marketplace"
Dec 7 @ 11:00 am – 4:30 pm Main Street
Stop by the stage to enjoy eclectic performances by Theatre Workshop of Nantucket, The Boys and Girls Club, Susan J. Berman, PJ Moody, The Accidentals & Naturals, and more!
Dec 7 @ 11:45 am – 12:00 pm Main Street to Straight Wharf
Gather at the Main Street stage to help our inimitable Town Crier ring in our 46th Stroll….and follow him down to Straight Wharf to welcome Santa!
Dec 7 @ 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm Straight Wharf
Santa Claus comes to Nantucket Island by boat on Christmas Stroll Saturday. Watch him arrive on Straight Wharf. His arrival is usually attended by lots of admirers, so if you want to watch, come early. … Continue reading "Santa Arrives on Nantucket"
Dec 7 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Main Street
Chat with the Talking Christmas Tree All ages are enchanted by our mysterious Talking Tree, beautifully decorated for Stroll by local designer David M. Handy of Handy & Dallaire Events.  Nestle close to its branches … Continue reading "Chat with the Talking Christmas Tree"
Dec 7 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Along Centre and Broad streets and at the Jared Coffin House
The Nantucket Chamber of Commerce hosts a lineup of delightful entertainment along Centre and Broad streets during Santa’s visit.  Be sure to check out these fabulous musical acts, including Nantucket’s own Accidentals & Naturals, and … Continue reading "Entertainment at the Jared Coffin House"
Dec 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:45 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
Santa Visits with Kids on Nantucket Santa Claus will meet with children in the Whaling Museum Discovery Room, 13 Broad Street. Insider Tip: Buy some hot chocolate and head for the Santa line early.  This line … Continue reading "Santa Visits with Kids on Nantucket"
Dec 7 @ 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Main Street Stage
You know you have one, so why not get a prize for wearing it? Sign up from 10:30am to 2:30pm at the Chamber’s merchandise table at Zero Main Street. Get ready to strut your stuff … Continue reading "Ugly Sweater Contest"
Dec 7 @ 4:30 pm – 5:15 pm
Join our world- renowned Victorian Carolers for a very special sing-along on the steps of Pacific National Bank at the top of Main Street. Sponsored by the Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce.
Dec 9 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Tour three NHA historic homes decorated for the holiday season! Hadwen House at 96 Main Street, the Thomas Macy House at 99 Main Street, and Greater Light at 8 Howard Street will be included on … Continue reading "Holiday Homes"
Dec 10 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Tour three NHA historic homes decorated for the holiday season! Hadwen House at 96 Main Street, the Thomas Macy House at 99 Main Street, and Greater Light at 8 Howard Street will be included on … Continue reading "Holiday Homes"
Dec 11 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Tour three NHA historic homes decorated for the holiday season! Hadwen House at 96 Main Street, the Thomas Macy House at 99 Main Street, and Greater Light at 8 Howard Street will be included on … Continue reading "Holiday Homes"
Dec 12 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Tour three NHA historic homes decorated for the holiday season! Hadwen House at 96 Main Street, the Thomas Macy House at 99 Main Street, and Greater Light at 8 Howard Street will be included on … Continue reading "Holiday Homes"
Dec 13 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Tour three NHA historic homes decorated for the holiday season! Hadwen House at 96 Main Street, the Thomas Macy House at 99 Main Street, and Greater Light at 8 Howard Street will be included on … Continue reading "Holiday Homes"
Dec 14 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
This popular family event features holiday carols, seasonal treats and child-friendly crafts in the Whaling Museum among the Festival of Trees displays. Holiday Magic is a community event, free for all children and NHA members … Continue reading "Night of Holiday Magic"
Dec 16 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Tour three NHA historic homes decorated for the holiday season! Hadwen House at 96 Main Street, the Thomas Macy House at 99 Main Street, and Greater Light at 8 Howard Street will be included on … Continue reading "Holiday Homes"
Dec 17 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Tour three NHA historic homes decorated for the holiday season! Hadwen House at 96 Main Street, the Thomas Macy House at 99 Main Street, and Greater Light at 8 Howard Street will be included on … Continue reading "Holiday Homes"
Dec 18 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Tour three NHA historic homes decorated for the holiday season! Hadwen House at 96 Main Street, the Thomas Macy House at 99 Main Street, and Greater Light at 8 Howard Street will be included on … Continue reading "Holiday Homes"
Dec 19 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Tour three NHA historic homes decorated for the holiday season! Hadwen House at 96 Main Street, the Thomas Macy House at 99 Main Street, and Greater Light at 8 Howard Street will be included on … Continue reading "Holiday Homes"
Dec 20 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Tour three NHA historic homes decorated for the holiday season! Hadwen House at 96 Main Street, the Thomas Macy House at 99 Main Street, and Greater Light at 8 Howard Street will be included on … Continue reading "Holiday Homes"
Dec 23 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Tour three NHA historic homes decorated for the holiday season! Hadwen House at 96 Main Street, the Thomas Macy House at 99 Main Street, and Greater Light at 8 Howard Street will be included on … Continue reading "Holiday Homes"
Dec 24 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Tour three NHA historic homes decorated for the holiday season! Hadwen House at 96 Main Street, the Thomas Macy House at 99 Main Street, and Greater Light at 8 Howard Street will be included on … Continue reading "Holiday Homes"
Dec 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Top of Main Street
Join us for the Chamber’s Annual Red Ticket Drawing sponsored by Stop & Shop this Christmas Eve at the top of Main Street. You could be one of our lucky cash prize winners of $1000 … Continue reading "Annual Red Ticket Drawing"
Dec 25 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Tour three NHA historic homes decorated for the holiday season! Hadwen House at 96 Main Street, the Thomas Macy House at 99 Main Street, and Greater Light at 8 Howard Street will be included on … Continue reading "Holiday Homes"
Dec 26 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Tour three NHA historic homes decorated for the holiday season! Hadwen House at 96 Main Street, the Thomas Macy House at 99 Main Street, and Greater Light at 8 Howard Street will be included on … Continue reading "Holiday Homes"
Dec 27 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Tour three NHA historic homes decorated for the holiday season! Hadwen House at 96 Main Street, the Thomas Macy House at 99 Main Street, and Greater Light at 8 Howard Street will be included on … Continue reading "Holiday Homes"
Dec 30 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Tour three NHA historic homes decorated for the holiday season! Hadwen House at 96 Main Street, the Thomas Macy House at 99 Main Street, and Greater Light at 8 Howard Street will be included on … Continue reading "Holiday Homes"