Nantucket Island Events Calendar

Insiders Guide to Nantucket Events you will find the must up to date and complete list of events and festivals on Nantucket Island.

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August 2022

Feeding FrenzyExpired

Join MMA Aquarium staff on a private tour as they ...
19 Aug, 2022
9:00 am - 9:45 am
Maria Mitchell Aquarium
28 Washington St.

Whaling History TourExpired

See the remaining relics from the Whaling Era and learn ...
19 Aug, 2022
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Shearwater Excursions
Straight Wharf, Slip #1011

Playground PalsExpired

A weekly free playgroup held Friday mornings at the Discovery ...
19 Aug, 2022
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Discovery Playground
54 Old South Rd

Meet the AnimalsExpired

Learn about the feeding habits and unique adaptations of turtles, ...
19 Aug, 2022
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
MMA Natural Science Museum
7 Milk St.

Ice Cream CruiseExpired

Family fun! Relax and enjoy some ice cream on this ...
19 Aug, 2022
11:15 am - 5:00 pm
Shearwater Excursions
Straight Wharf, Slip #1011

The Westender TourExpired

The Westender is a 2-1/2 hour tour of the West ...
19 Aug, 2022
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Greenhound Building
10 Washington Street
$65.00

Cocktail CruiseExpired

Enjoy breathtaking harbor views and signature cocktails with family and ...
19 Aug, 2022
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
Shearwater Excursions
Straight Wharf, Slip #1011

Sunset CruiseExpired

Bring your own wine or favorite beverage and enjoy some ...
19 Aug, 2022
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Shearwater Excursions
Straight Wharf, Slip #1011

DJ BrianExpired

Live DJ at The Rose & Crown ...
19 Aug, 2022
10:00 pm
Rose & Crown
23 S Water Street

Clean Team

Help Clean up various parts of Nantucket. The Clean Team ...
20 Aug, 2022
8:00 am
The Handlebar Café
15 Washington St

Feeding Frenzy

Join MMA Aquarium staff on a private tour as they ...
20 Aug, 2022
9:00 am - 9:45 am
Maria Mitchell Aquarium
28 Washington St.

Children’s Yoga

Little ones can start their day stretching, building strength, and learning ...
20 Aug, 2022
10:00 am - 10:45 am
Nantucket Atheneum
1 India St, Nantucket, MA

Teen Yoga

Move, stretch, breathe, and connect your body and mind in ...
20 Aug, 2022
10:00 am - 10:45 pm
Nantucket Atheneum
1 India St, Nantucket, MA

Whaling History Tour

See the remaining relics from the Whaling Era and learn ...
20 Aug, 2022
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Shearwater Excursions
Straight Wharf, Slip #1011

Nanpuppets

Grab your picnic lunches and head to Children's Beach for ...
20 Aug, 2022
10:00 am
Children's Beach Band Stand

Oyster Tour

Cruise up harbor by boat aboard the Wampum to a ...
20 Aug, 2022
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Shearwater Excursions
Straight Wharf, Slip #1011

Ice Cream Cruise

Family fun! Relax and enjoy some ice cream on this ...
20 Aug, 2022
11:15 am - 5:00 pm
Shearwater Excursions
Straight Wharf, Slip #1011

The Westender Tour

The Westender is a 2-1/2 hour tour of the West ...
20 Aug, 2022
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Greenhound Building
10 Washington Street
$65.00

Cocktail Cruise

Enjoy breathtaking harbor views and signature cocktails with family and ...
20 Aug, 2022
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
Shearwater Excursions
Straight Wharf, Slip #1011

Sunset Cruise

Bring your own wine or favorite beverage and enjoy some ...
20 Aug, 2022
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Shearwater Excursions
Straight Wharf, Slip #1011

DJ Mikey

Live DJ at The Rose & Crown ...
20 Aug, 2022
10:00 pm
Rose & Crown
23 S Water Street

Whaling History Tour

See the remaining relics from the Whaling Era and learn ...
21 Aug, 2022
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Shearwater Excursions
Straight Wharf, Slip #1011

Ice Cream Cruise

Family fun! Relax and enjoy some ice cream on this ...
21 Aug, 2022
11:15 am - 5:00 pm
Shearwater Excursions
Straight Wharf, Slip #1011

The Westender Tour

The Westender is a 2-1/2 hour tour of the West ...
21 Aug, 2022
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Greenhound Building
10 Washington Street
$65.00

Cocktail Cruise

Enjoy breathtaking harbor views and signature cocktails with family and ...
21 Aug, 2022
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
Shearwater Excursions
Straight Wharf, Slip #1011

Sunset Cruise

Bring your own wine or favorite beverage and enjoy some ...
21 Aug, 2022
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Shearwater Excursions
Straight Wharf, Slip #1011

Feeding Frenzy

Join MMA Aquarium staff on a private tour as they ...
22 Aug, 2022
9:00 am - 9:45 am
Maria Mitchell Aquarium
28 Washington St.

Whaling History Tour

See the remaining relics from the Whaling Era and learn ...
22 Aug, 2022
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Shearwater Excursions
Straight Wharf, Slip #1011

Ice Cream Cruise

Family fun! Relax and enjoy some ice cream on this ...
22 Aug, 2022
11:15 am - 5:00 pm
Shearwater Excursions
Straight Wharf, Slip #1011

The Westender Tour

The Westender is a 2-1/2 hour tour of the West ...
22 Aug, 2022
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Greenhound Building
10 Washington Street
$65.00

Cocktail Cruise

Enjoy breathtaking harbor views and signature cocktails with family and ...
22 Aug, 2022
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
Shearwater Excursions
Straight Wharf, Slip #1011

Sunset Cruise

Bring your own wine or favorite beverage and enjoy some ...
22 Aug, 2022
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Shearwater Excursions
Straight Wharf, Slip #1011

Thurgood

Described by the New York Times as “absorbing” and “riveting,” ...
22 Aug, 2022
7:30 pm
White Heron Theatre Company
5 N Water Street.

Field Cut Flower Tour

Spend an hour out in the flower fields, picking flowers, ...
23 Aug, 2022
8:00 am - 9:30 am
Bartlett's Farm Garden Center
33 Bartlett Farm Rd

Feeding Frenzy

Join MMA Aquarium staff on a private tour as they ...
23 Aug, 2022
9:00 am - 9:45 am
Maria Mitchell Aquarium
28 Washington St.

Music in the Garden

Join Lizza in the garden for fun songs and singing ...
23 Aug, 2022
9:45 am - 10:30 am
Nantucket Atheneum
1 India St, Nantucket, MA

Whaling History Tour

See the remaining relics from the Whaling Era and learn ...
23 Aug, 2022
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Shearwater Excursions
Straight Wharf, Slip #1011

Ice Cream Cruise

Family fun! Relax and enjoy some ice cream on this ...
23 Aug, 2022
11:15 am - 5:00 pm
Shearwater Excursions
Straight Wharf, Slip #1011

The Westender Tour

The Westender is a 2-1/2 hour tour of the West ...
23 Aug, 2022
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Greenhound Building
10 Washington Street
$65.00

Cocktail Cruise

Enjoy breathtaking harbor views and signature cocktails with family and ...
23 Aug, 2022
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
Shearwater Excursions
Straight Wharf, Slip #1011

Youth Improv Workshop

Take your performance skills to the next level! Join the ...
23 Aug, 2022
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Nantucket Atheneum
1 India St, Nantucket, MA

Moby-Dick Rehearsed

The NHA and Theatre Workshop of Nantucket (TWN) are pleased ...
23 Aug, 2022
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Nantucket Whaling Museum
13 Broad St
$30.00

Sunset Cruise

Bring your own wine or favorite beverage and enjoy some ...
23 Aug, 2022
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Shearwater Excursions
Straight Wharf, Slip #1011

Thurgood

Described by the New York Times as “absorbing” and “riveting,” ...
23 Aug, 2022
7:30 pm
White Heron Theatre Company
5 N Water Street.
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2022 Annual Events

April 22 – 24, Daffodil Festival

May, Wine & Food Festival

June, Nantucket Preservation Month

June 16 -19, Book Festival

June 22 – 27, Film Festival

July 3 – Independence Day Festivities

July 12 – 14, Nantucket Garden Festival

July 14 – 16, Comedy Festival

July, Nantucket Art and Artisan Show

July 18 – 22, Dance Festival

August 3 – 6, NHA’s Nantucket by Design

August, Nantucket Beach Fitness Camp

August 13, Boston Pops

August 13 – 21, Nantucket Race Week

August 21, Opera House Cup

August, Marine Life Release Day

October 7 – 9, Cranberry Festival

November, NHA’s Festival of Wreaths

December 2 – 4, Christmas Stroll

December, NHA’s Festival of Trees

2023 Annual Events

April 27 -30, Daffodil Festival

May 17 – 21, Wine & Food Festival

June, Nantucket Preservation Month

June 15 -18, Book Festival

June 21 – 26, Film Festival

July  – Independence Day Festivities

July , Nantucket Garden Festival

July , Comedy Festival

July, Nantucket Art and Artisan Show

July , Dance Festival

August , NHA’s Nantucket by Design

August, Nantucket Beach Fitness Camp

August , Boston Pops

August , Nantucket Race Week

August , Opera House Cup

August, Marine Life Release Day

October, Cranberry Festival

November, NHA’s Festival of Wreaths

December, Christmas Stroll

December, NHA’s Festival of Trees