Dec 7 @ 8:00 pm – Dec 8 @ 1:00 am Rose & Crown
It’s time to dust off those “beautiful” holiday sweaters and come join us at the Rose & Crown for our annual Ugly Christmas Sweater Party. Plenty of holiday cheer and cash prize for ugliest holiday … Continue reading "Annual Ugly Christmas Sweater Party"
Dec 8 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Christmas Fair & Market in Nantucket High School to benefit the senior class.10 Surfside Road
Dec 8 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Bring a new, unwrapped toy or a nonperishable goods to Nantucket High School during December Delight to be given to a Nantucket family in need. 10 Surfside Road
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Refreshments and entertainment through town, plus double red tickets given for each $25 spent at participating merchants. Sponsored by the Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce. Shop local!
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm White Elephant Village Ballroom
handcrafted holiday items and heirloom quality gifts, an art auction featuring local artists, delicious seasonal fare, a holiday Bake Shop, craft activities for children, music and more. In the White Elephant Village Ballroom, 19 North … Continue reading "Yuletide Fair"
Dec 8 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The studios and shops at 2 Union are open for holiday shopping: Jessica Hicks Jewelry, Jennifer Greenwood, Gray Lady Smoke Shop. Gift boxes on sale in Gray Lady Smoke Shop, while they last!
Dec 8 @ 5:30 pm
This class benefits the Inky Santa Toy Drive. All levels are welcome in this Dharma class set to holiday carols and illuminated by candlelight. In lieu of a class fee, donate what you can in … Continue reading "8th annual Candlelight and Carols Holiday Yoga Class"
Dec 9 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
This popular family event features holiday carols, seasonal treats and child-friendly crafts in the Whaling Museum among the festive of the Festival of Trees. This community event is free for all children and NHA members … Continue reading "Holiday Magic"
Dec 11 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Come to Cisco Brewers and enjoy pints while you paint. To reserve spots, call Lindsay at Cisco Brewers at 508-325-5929 x1001. If you make a reservation & the session begins to fill up, your spot … Continue reading "Cozy Snowman Ornament Pints & Paints"
Dec 12 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm Great Harbor Yacht Club
An evening of shopping local on Nantucket at the Great Harbor Yacht Club. $15 suggested donation to benefit A Safe Place. Silent auction, holiday music
Dec 15 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Bartlett's Farm
Get your photo taken with Santa as you shop for huge savings – 50% off store-wide — at Bartletts Farm before they close for the season. Bartlett’s Farm Road. Sale continues through December 18. Bartlett’s … Continue reading "Photos with Santa at Bartlett’s Farm"
Dec 15 @ 5:30 pm First Congregational Church
Community Christmas Pageant Held in the First Congregational Church, 62 Centre Street. No admission fee, but all donations will be accepted.
Dec 16 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm The Nantucket Hotel
Meet and greet jolly Santa Claus at our fun Sunday Brunch at The Nantucket Hotel and Resort on December 16th. We’re offering an a la Carte holiday Brunch Menu with many Christmas specials at our … Continue reading "Christmas Stroll Brunch with Santa"
Dec 18 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Cisco Brewers
Come to Cisco Brewers and enjoy pints while you paint. To reserve spots, call Lindsay at Cisco Brewers at 508-325-5929 x1001. If you make a reservation & the session begins to fill up, your spot … Continue reading "Baby It’s Cold Outside Pints & Paints"
Dec 19 @ 5:30 pm Nantucket Hotel
With the purchase of 2 dinner entrees of $25 each or more, you can stay that night in the luxurious Nantucket Hotel for just a $35 cleaning fee. Includes full use of all resort amenities, … Continue reading "Islanders Stay Free at Nantucket Hotel"
Dec 21 @ 5:30 pm Nantucket Hotel
With the purchase of 2 dinner entrees of $25 each or more, you can stay that night in the luxurious Nantucket Hotel for just a $35 cleaning fee. Includes full use of all resort amenities, … Continue reading "Islanders Stay Free at Nantucket Hotel"
Dec 21 @ 5:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Enjoy treats and a beverage as you browse for books at the Nantucket Atheneum, 1 India Street.
Dec 22 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Nantucket Culinary
Nantucket Culinary on Federal Street will host a marketplace (great for last minute shopping needs!) with local vendors. We will also have a gift wrapping station where you can have your purchases wrapped for a … Continue reading "Funds for Food"
Dec 22 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Nantucket Hotel
Special menu + cocktails, live music on the front porch of the Nantucket Hotel, 77 Easton Street.
Dec 22 @ 5:30 pm Nantucket Hotel
With the purchase of 2 dinner entrees of $25 each or more, you can stay that night in the luxurious Nantucket Hotel for just a $35 cleaning fee. Includes full use of all resort amenities, … Continue reading "Islanders Stay Free at Nantucket Hotel"
Dec 24 @ 3:00 pm
Gather on Main Street with your red tickets to see who will win the prizes.  Ticket holders must be present to win. Dress warmly. Sponsored by Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce.
Dec 24 @ 5:30 pm Nantucket Hotel
With the purchase of 2 dinner entrees of $25 each or more, you can stay that night in the luxurious Nantucket Hotel for just a $35 cleaning fee. Includes full use of all resort amenities, … Continue reading "Islanders Stay Free at Nantucket Hotel"
Dec 25 @ 4:00 pm – 8:30 pm The Nantucket Hotel
The gifts are open…Now continue the celebration with family and friends by dining with us in our glass-enclosed Breeze Indoor/Outdoor Terrace at The Nantucket Hotel on joyous Christmas Day. Relax and savor our special, Three-Course … Continue reading "Christmas Day Prix Fixe Dinner at Breeze"
Dec 31 @ 5:00 pm The Nantucket Hotel
First Time Ever! Join us outside The Nantucket Hotel for our complimentary New Year’s Eve “Anchor Drop.” We’ll be celebrating and counting down to 2019 by dropping an anchor off the top of the Hotel. … Continue reading "New Year’s Eve Anchor Drop at The Nantucket Hotel for Families"
Dec 31 2018 @ 6:30 pm – Jan 1 2019 @ 12:30 am The Nantucket Hotel
It’s our Seventh Annual New Year’s Eve Celebration! Join us for a fun evening, ringing in 2019 in our Grand Ballroom on December 31st. This year’s theme is “Nantucket Nautical New Year’s,” whereby we’ll be … Continue reading "Gala, Nautical New Year’s Dinner & Dance Party (or Dance-Only) at The Nantucket Hotel"
Dec 31 2018 @ 11:45 pm The Nantucket Hotel
First Time Ever! Join us outside The Nantucket Hotel for our complimentary New Year’s Eve “Anchor Drop.” We’ll be celebrating and counting down to 2019 by dropping an anchor off the top of the Hotel. … Continue reading "New Year’s Eve Anchor Drop at The Nantucket Hotel"
Jan 1 @ 11:00 am
New Year’s Day is a wonderful time of change, growth and renewal. What better practice than yoga to set your frame of mind and embody your intentions? This class is the perfect blend of movement … Continue reading "Free New Year’s Day Yoga Class"
Apr 20 @ 10:00 am Bartlett's Farm
Easter Egg Hunt for Ages 6 and younger. The egg hunt starts in the Bartlett Farm Garden Center. All participants get a prize. Photos with the Easter Bunny will be available from 10 am till … Continue reading "Easter Egg Hunt for Ages 6 and younger."
Apr 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Bartlett's Farm
Bring the kiddos out for the most epic Easter egg hun on the island. We will start the hunt in the Garden Center at 10 am. All participants get a prize. Egg hunt is for … Continue reading "Free Easter Egg Hunt"
Apr 20 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Cecelia Joyce & Seward Johnson Gallery
One of the best opportunities to launch or expand your collection of Nantucket art is at Spring Sweep. Artist members may bring an unlimited number of pieces to this popular silent auction. The deals go … Continue reading "Spring Sweep Silent Auction"
Apr 21 @ 11:00 am – 4:30 pm Nantucket Hotel
Join us for a Lavish Easter Brunch Grand Buffet! Celebrate Easter in the Grand Ballroom at The Nantucket Hotel with your family and friends. In addition to our scrumptious Holiday Brunch Buffet Menu, we’ll be … Continue reading "Easter Brunch Grand Buffet at The Nantucket Hotel"
May 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Bartlett's Farm
A lovely morning of tea, desserts and gifting for Mother’s Day. Plant a live pansy in a beautiful china tea cup of your choice to give to Mom. This event is perfect for children and … Continue reading "Mother’s Day Tea for Two workshop"
May 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Nantucket Culinary
Join local teacher and sommelier Ieva Aldins for an all levels* yoga class designed to make your body feel good. After yoga, we will pop some bubbles and enjoy a delicious brunch. Treat yourself and … Continue reading "Mamasté: Mother’s Day Yoga Brunch and Bubbles"
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)
Jul 13 all-day Great Harbor Yacht Club
The Artist Association of Nantucket will honor beloved Nantucket artist Carol Keefe at the annual Summer Art Auction and Gala on July 13. The annual event will be held at the Great Harbor Yacht Club … Continue reading "2019 Summer Art Auction & Gala"
Jul 23 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum
The big day is right around the corner. Stop by the museum for a sneak peek of all items up for bid at the main event. Leave a silent bid or prepare your strategy for … Continue reading "B&B Preview"
Jul 24 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum
The big day is right around the corner. Stop by the museum for a sneak peek of all items up for bid at the main event. Leave a silent bid or prepare your strategy for … Continue reading "B&B Preview"
Jul 25 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum
The big day is right around the corner. Stop by the museum for a sneak peek of all items up for bid at the main event. Leave a silent bid or prepare your strategy for … Continue reading "B&B Preview"
Jul 26 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum
The big day is right around the corner. Stop by the museum for a sneak peek of all items up for bid at the main event. Leave a silent bid or prepare your strategy for … Continue reading "B&B Preview"
Jul 27 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum
The big day is right around the corner. Stop by the museum for a sneak peek of all items up for bid at the main event. Leave a silent bid or prepare your strategy for … Continue reading "B&B Preview"
Jul 28 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Great Harbor Yacht Club
The elegant surroundings of the Great Harbor Yacht Club are the perfect venue to sip champagne and enjoy good food and company. The auction features Nantucket’s favorite auctioneer, Rafael Osona, who will auction one-of-a-kind lightship … Continue reading "Baskets and Bubbly Champagne Luncheon and Auction"
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"