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July 2018

Nantucket Comedy Festival

July 11, 2018 - July 14, 2018

Join us for the 11th Annual Nantucket Comedy Festival!

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Baskets & Bubbly–Champagne Brunch & Auction

July 15, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm

Join us for a beautiful morning in elegant surroundings for Baskets & Bubbly, a delightful champagne brunch and fundraising auction.

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January 2019

Winter on Nantucket

January 1 - March 20

Less an event, and more an individual experience, Nantucket in the winter... Quiet, peaceful and yes, sometimes cold since the wind skimming across the Atlantic ocean doesn't even acknowledge that our little Island exists. But what good is a fireplace if it's not cold out? That's the point. And the other point is that it feels as if you have the Island all to yourself, with the exception of the lone Labrador retriever out for a stroll on his own...…

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February 2019

Featured in “Working Nantucket”

February 14 - March 31

Sweet Inspirations' long-time employee Fay-Marie Roberts was featured in an Inquirer & Mirror article, "Working Nantucket.' Thanks to the Inky and to Fay-Marie for their contributions! Read the article in the Inquirer & Mirror below.

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March 2019

A Great (Indoor) Nantucket Adventure

March 1 @ 10:00 am - March 31 @ 4:00 pm
$20

This time of year on Nantucket, the weather on our little Island can be a bit fickle. If it turns too cool for you, have yourself an historical adventure, inside the whaling museum! Expect to spend several hours walking through history here. Then head on over to Sweet Inspirations for some artisan chocolates, before settling in for the evening! Restored in 2005, the Nantucket Whaling Museum features an expanded top-quality exhibition space, a fully accessible rooftop observation deck overlooking Nantucket…

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April 2019

Daffodil Festival–Nantucket

April 26 - April 28

Come join in the festivities at the 45th annual Nantucket Daffodil Festival! In addition to the parade and picnic, there are horticulture and window decorating competitions, wine tastings and much more!

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May 2019

48th Annual Figawi Race Weekend

May 24 - May 27

Just one more reason to visit Nantucket on Memorial Day weekend! You can join in the tent parties ($), or just watch from Nantucket's harbor-side beaches as the boats come in to finish the race on Saturday, or watch the Sunday regatta of High School students competing for the Figawi Jr. trophy!

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June 2019

Nantucket Book Festival

June 13 - June 16

Our Mission The Nantucket Book Festival is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization founded to celebrate and promote the joys and rewards of reading, writing, and literacy. The organization endeavors to partner with other non-profits, publications, media, businesses, schools, underwriters and individuals to present an annual quality program that honors national, regional and local authors and the rich culture of the written word, ideas, and the imagination. The festival seeks to benefit the breadth of the community by hosting a variety…

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July 2019

Independence Day on Nantucket

July 1 @ 12:00 am - July 8 @ 12:00 am

The Department of Culture and Tourism will host the traditional Main Street activities on Thursday, July 4th beginning at 10am and culminating with the water fight between Town of Nantucket’s Fire Department and the Boynton Lane Reserves at HIGH NOON! Children’s Beach games (potato sack races, three legged races, wheel barrow races and tug-of-war) will begin at 5pm. At 6pm, there will be music on the bandstand. The Fireworks Display will be held on Friday, July 5th at 9pm on Jetties…

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August 2019

Nantucket Race Week

August 10 - August 18

Nantucket Race Week is nine days of regattas, awards ceremonies, and parties hosted by Nantucket Yacht Club and Great Harbor Yacht Club to benefit Nantucket Community Sailing. Nantucket Race Week is proud to be a Clean Regatta as certified by Sailors for the Sea.

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Boston Pops on Nantucket

August 10 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Jetties Beach
$30

After more than two decades, the Boston Pops on Nantucket continues to be the largest and most popular summer event on the island, attracting thousands of island residents and visitors to Jetties Beach for a night of unparalleled entertainment to support the general operations of Nantucket Cottage Hospital. This year’s event is set for Saturday, August 10th with gates opening at 4:30 p.m. for the 7 p.m. show. Joined by The Spinners, conductor Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops Esplanade…

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October 2019

Nantucket Cranberry Festival

October 12 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Milestone Cranberry Bog Nantucket, MA 02554 United States + Google Map
Free

Cue up some perfect New England autumn weather on our favorite faraway Island of Nantucket. Add a quaint local festival, replete with history, creative vendors, artisan food, and the most stunning of all harvests--the wet cranberry harvest--and you have the Nantucket Cranberry Festival 2018! Folks came to see berries being harvested, learn about the history of cranberry farming on Nantucket, participate in family activities or just kick back and enjoy the music and the spectacular autumn scenery of one of…

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