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Plan activities for your stay on Nantucket and stay up-to-date on all of the exciting happenings our island has to offer all year long with our calendar of events.

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic some Nantucket events have been cancelled, or have shifted to a virtual event through digital channels.
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Events for January 2021

October 2020

Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum Virtual Experience

October 1, 2020 - November 4, 2020
shipwreck museum nantucket virtual exhibit

Enjoy exhibits and artifacts ranging from the Breeches Buoy, an ingenious shore-to-ship rescue device akin to a zip line today, or hear the story of the Wreck of the W.F. Marshall in which all lives were saved including that of a very large Newfoundland dog.  

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Nantucket Inshore Fishing Classic

October 1, 2020 - October 4, 2020
nantucket inshore classic

A five-week fishing tournament, catch and release or keep and fillet!  Bluefish, Striped Bass, False Albacore and Bonito.

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Fall Restaurant Week

October 1, 2020 - October 4, 2020
nantucket summer 2020 dining guide

A celebration of the superlative culinary tradition found in Nantucket. Experience exceptional food, wine and Nantucket’s hospitality in many of the island’s acclaimed culinary establishments.

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Scallopers Ball Online

October 1, 2020 @ 8:00 am - October 4, 2020 @ 4:00 pm
sCALLOPERS bALL NANTUCKET

The Scallopers Ball is going online this year and the Nantucket Shellfish Association needs your support more than ever. Join the online auction until October 4th at 4:00 PM to bid on items, buy a raffle ticket. Winner will be drawn on October 4th!

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Sustainable Nantucket Farmer’s & Artisan’s Market

October 3, 2020 @ 8:30 am - October 10, 2020 @ 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Federal Street, Nantucket MA, Federal Street
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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farmers market nantucket

Produce, honey, sweets as well as arts and crafts from local farmers and artisans abound at this seasonal weekly outdoor market.  

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Nantucket Cranberry Harvest Tours

October 3, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until October 16, 2020

Milestone Cranberry Bog, 220 Milestone Road
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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nantucket cranberry bog

Take a guided tour to celebrate and see the living history of Cranberry growing at the Milestone Cranberry Bog on Nantucket. Learn about the process of cultivating cranberries, the challenges of growing cranberries in a changing climate, and more! 2.25 mile walking route on gravel roads 10 person limit per tour based on MA state guidelines for guided tours. This event is FREE and Open to the public but registration is required. All participants must comply with Massachusetts quarantine regulations…

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Sam Sylvia Amateur Golf Tournament

October 5, 2020
Golf Tourament Nantucket Boys and Girls Club

The 27th Annual Sam Sylvia Amateur Golf Tournament will be running a traditional Tee Time format, instead of a Shotgun. Inquires can be directed to Phyllis McInerney, Executive Director at 508-228-0158

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Nantucket Cranberry Harvest Tours

October 5, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until October 16, 2020

Milestone Cranberry Bog, 220 Milestone Road
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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nantucket cranberry bog

Take a guided tour to celebrate and see the living history of Cranberry growing at the Milestone Cranberry Bog on Nantucket. Learn about the process of cultivating cranberries, the challenges of growing cranberries in a changing climate, and more! 2.25 mile walking route on gravel roads 10 person limit per tour based on MA state guidelines for guided tours. This event is FREE and Open to the public but registration is required. All participants must comply with Massachusetts quarantine regulations…

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Nantucket Cranberry Harvest Tours

October 6, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until October 16, 2020

Milestone Cranberry Bog, 220 Milestone Road
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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nantucket cranberry bog

Take a guided tour to celebrate and see the living history of Cranberry growing at the Milestone Cranberry Bog on Nantucket. Learn about the process of cultivating cranberries, the challenges of growing cranberries in a changing climate, and more! 2.25 mile walking route on gravel roads 10 person limit per tour based on MA state guidelines for guided tours. This event is FREE and Open to the public but registration is required. All participants must comply with Massachusetts quarantine regulations…

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Nantucket Cranberry Harvest Tours

October 7, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until October 16, 2020

Milestone Cranberry Bog, 220 Milestone Road
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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nantucket cranberry bog

Take a guided tour to celebrate and see the living history of Cranberry growing at the Milestone Cranberry Bog on Nantucket. Learn about the process of cultivating cranberries, the challenges of growing cranberries in a changing climate, and more! 2.25 mile walking route on gravel roads 10 person limit per tour based on MA state guidelines for guided tours. This event is FREE and Open to the public but registration is required. All participants must comply with Massachusetts quarantine regulations…

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Nantucket Cranberry Harvest Tours

October 8, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until October 16, 2020

Milestone Cranberry Bog, 220 Milestone Road
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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nantucket cranberry bog

Take a guided tour to celebrate and see the living history of Cranberry growing at the Milestone Cranberry Bog on Nantucket. Learn about the process of cultivating cranberries, the challenges of growing cranberries in a changing climate, and more! 2.25 mile walking route on gravel roads 10 person limit per tour based on MA state guidelines for guided tours. This event is FREE and Open to the public but registration is required. All participants must comply with Massachusetts quarantine regulations…

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Cycle for Open Space – Virtual

October 9, 2020 - October 12, 2020
cycle for open space nantucket

Join Nantucket Conservation Foundation for a VIRTUAL Cycle For Open Space October 9 - 12th Complete a 5 mile,  10 mile, or 20 mile cycle from anywhere in the world. Race must be completed and results uploaded by 11:59PM, October 12, 2020

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Nantucket Cranberry Harvest Tours

October 9, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until October 16, 2020

Milestone Cranberry Bog, 220 Milestone Road
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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nantucket cranberry bog

Take a guided tour to celebrate and see the living history of Cranberry growing at the Milestone Cranberry Bog on Nantucket. Learn about the process of cultivating cranberries, the challenges of growing cranberries in a changing climate, and more! 2.25 mile walking route on gravel roads 10 person limit per tour based on MA state guidelines for guided tours. This event is FREE and Open to the public but registration is required. All participants must comply with Massachusetts quarantine regulations…

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Nantucket Cranberry Harvest Tours

October 10, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until October 16, 2020

Milestone Cranberry Bog, 220 Milestone Road
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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nantucket cranberry bog

Take a guided tour to celebrate and see the living history of Cranberry growing at the Milestone Cranberry Bog on Nantucket. Learn about the process of cultivating cranberries, the challenges of growing cranberries in a changing climate, and more! 2.25 mile walking route on gravel roads 10 person limit per tour based on MA state guidelines for guided tours. This event is FREE and Open to the public but registration is required. All participants must comply with Massachusetts quarantine regulations…

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Nantucket Cranberry Harvest Tours

October 12, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until October 16, 2020

Milestone Cranberry Bog, 220 Milestone Road
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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nantucket cranberry bog

Take a guided tour to celebrate and see the living history of Cranberry growing at the Milestone Cranberry Bog on Nantucket. Learn about the process of cultivating cranberries, the challenges of growing cranberries in a changing climate, and more! 2.25 mile walking route on gravel roads 10 person limit per tour based on MA state guidelines for guided tours. This event is FREE and Open to the public but registration is required. All participants must comply with Massachusetts quarantine regulations…

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Nantucket Cranberry Harvest Tours

October 13, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until October 16, 2020

Milestone Cranberry Bog, 220 Milestone Road
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
+ Google Map
nantucket cranberry bog

Take a guided tour to celebrate and see the living history of Cranberry growing at the Milestone Cranberry Bog on Nantucket. Learn about the process of cultivating cranberries, the challenges of growing cranberries in a changing climate, and more! 2.25 mile walking route on gravel roads 10 person limit per tour based on MA state guidelines for guided tours. This event is FREE and Open to the public but registration is required. All participants must comply with Massachusetts quarantine regulations…

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Nantucket Cranberry Harvest Tours

October 14, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until October 16, 2020

Milestone Cranberry Bog, 220 Milestone Road
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
+ Google Map
nantucket cranberry bog

Take a guided tour to celebrate and see the living history of Cranberry growing at the Milestone Cranberry Bog on Nantucket. Learn about the process of cultivating cranberries, the challenges of growing cranberries in a changing climate, and more! 2.25 mile walking route on gravel roads 10 person limit per tour based on MA state guidelines for guided tours. This event is FREE and Open to the public but registration is required. All participants must comply with Massachusetts quarantine regulations…

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Nantucket Cranberry Harvest Tours

October 15, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until October 16, 2020

Milestone Cranberry Bog, 220 Milestone Road
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
+ Google Map
nantucket cranberry bog

Take a guided tour to celebrate and see the living history of Cranberry growing at the Milestone Cranberry Bog on Nantucket. Learn about the process of cultivating cranberries, the challenges of growing cranberries in a changing climate, and more! 2.25 mile walking route on gravel roads 10 person limit per tour based on MA state guidelines for guided tours. This event is FREE and Open to the public but registration is required. All participants must comply with Massachusetts quarantine regulations…

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Nantucket Cranberry Harvest Tours

October 16, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until October 16, 2020

Milestone Cranberry Bog, 220 Milestone Road
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
+ Google Map
nantucket cranberry bog

Take a guided tour to celebrate and see the living history of Cranberry growing at the Milestone Cranberry Bog on Nantucket. Learn about the process of cultivating cranberries, the challenges of growing cranberries in a changing climate, and more! 2.25 mile walking route on gravel roads 10 person limit per tour based on MA state guidelines for guided tours. This event is FREE and Open to the public but registration is required. All participants must comply with Massachusetts quarantine regulations…

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Kid’s Halloween Goodie Bags for At-Home Art Projects

October 26, 2020 @ 10:00 am - October 31, 2020 @ 4:00 pm
fall nantucket pumpkins

Enjoy a to-go bag with a different spooky craft every day of the week leading up to October 31st with Artists Association of Nantucket. Free to all, while supplies last. Pick up from 10am-4pm at the AAN Visual arts Center at 24 Amelia Drive.

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Trunk or Treat

October 31, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
nantucket halloween parade

Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce will be putting on "Trunk or Treat" this Halloween, It will take place at the Nantucket Public Schools and follow all COVID-19 protocols! What You Need To Know - Vehicles: registration will open October 1 for the community to sign up their vehicles to give out Candy, there will be a $25 parking fee for participating trunk or treat vehicles, set-up will be 3:00 pm on October 31, you will have a designated parking spot.

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November 2020

19th Annual Cold Turkey Plunge- Virtual

November 1, 2020 - November 30, 2020
nantucket cold turkey plunge

This year's Cold Turkey Plunge benefitting the Nantucket Athenuem's Weezie Library for Children will be virtual, which means you can plunge anywhere this November. Please visit the Atheneum's website for new registration, rules, and new prizes this year!  

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Virtual Ugly Sweater Contest

November 4, 2020 - December 3, 2020
nantucket ugly sweater contest

Share a photo of yourself wearing your favorite holiday "ugly sweater" in this new virtual contest presented by the Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce. Submit by December 3. See Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce website for details.

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Virtual Author Discussion with Nathaniel Philbrick

November 20, 2020 @ 5:30 pm
special nantucket history event

Commemorating the 200th anniversary of the sinking of the whaleship Essex, the Nantucket Historical Association will host a virtual discussion via Zoom with best selling author of In the Heart of the Sea, Nathaniel Philbrick.

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Annual Nantucket Tree Lighting – Virtual

November 27, 2020 @ 4:30 pm

The annual tree lighting event will be filmed prior to airing on Nantucket Community Television at 4:30pm on Friday 27 November. You can check in on YouTube at this link. Main Street will not be shut down and the Chamber encourages residents and visitors to light their own tree at home at the same time.

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Nantucket Stroll – Postponed Until 2021

November 28, 2020 - December 6, 2020
stroll market nantucket

Nantucket's annual Stroll will be postponed until 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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December 2020

Nantucket Writes to Santa

December 1, 2020 - December 16, 2020
letters to santa nantucket

Children will be encouraged to send letters to Santa Claus, which he will read virtually on Nantucket Chamber’s social media outlets.

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Memories of Nantucket Noel & Christmas Stroll…

December 1, 2020 - December 29, 2020
nantucket holidays

Submit a special holiday memory of past nantucket Noels and Christmas Strolls. Tell everyone what you loved most about this time of year on Nantucket. Send a typed memory and video or images telling your story to karmen@nantucketchamber.org  

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Take-Home Holiday Crafts and More at Nantucket Atheneum

December 1, 2020 - December 31, 2020
Nantucket Atheneum, 1 India St
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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nantucket atheneum holiday season

Discover holiday take home craft and story projects for kids and teens as well as online programming for community members of all ages through the Nantucket Atheneum.

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Holiday Small Works Exhibition- Artists Association of Nantucket

December 1, 2020 @ 10:00 am - December 23, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Artists Association of Nantucket, 24 Amelia Dr.
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
nantucket holiday art

The last gallery exhibition of 2020, this show features small works by local artist members of Artists Association of Nantucket.

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Nantucket Tree Contest – Virtual Event

December 4, 2020
nantucket tree decorating

Decorated trees and storefronts in town will be judged by a coterie of judges which will conduct tree judging mindful of all safety protocols. The winners will be announced via social media.

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Virtual Visits with Santa

December 5, 2020
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on December 12, 2020 at 12:00 am

nantucket santa

There will be opportunities to secure time slots for families to schedule a virtual visit with Santa safely this year. Sign up at this link through Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce! Click here     

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Yuletide Pop Up Shop – at Bartlett’s Farm

December 11, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bartlett’s Ocean View Farm, 33 Bartlett Farm Road
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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nantucket yuletide fair

An annual benefit for Nantucket Lighthouse school, shop beautiful holiday ornaments and seasonal decor, as well as handmade holiday gifts and knitwear made by Lighthouse School students and Nantucket community members.

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Virtual Visits with Santa

December 12, 2020
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on December 12, 2020 at 12:00 am

nantucket santa

There will be opportunities to secure time slots for families to schedule a virtual visit with Santa safely this year. Sign up at this link through Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce! Click here     

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Yuletide Pop Up Shop – at Nantucket Lighthouse School

December 12, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Nantucket Lighthouse School, Rugged Road
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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nantucket yuletide fair

An annual benefit for Nantucket Lighthouse school, shop beautiful holiday ornaments and seasonal decor, as well as handmade holiday gifts and knitwear made by Lighthouse School students and Nantucket community members.

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Yuletide Pop Up Shop – at The Gaslight

December 13, 2020 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
The Gaslight, 3 North Union Street
Nantucket, MA 02554 United States
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nantucket yuletide fair

An annual benefit for Nantucket Lighthouse school, shop beautiful holiday ornaments and seasonal decor, as well as handmade holiday gifts and knitwear made by Lighthouse School students and Nantucket community members.

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Red Ticket Drawing

December 24, 2020 @ 3:00 pm
nantucekt red tickets

Nantucket's annual Red Ticket drawing winners will be televised at 3pm via Nantucket Community Television. Tune in to the annual red ticket drawing on YouTube at this link. Details on the drawing will be announced at a later time.

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January 2021

Winter Staycation Scavneger Hunt

January 1 - January 10
nantuket winter walking tour

This FREE community event is a self-guided, self-paced exploration of highlighted Nantucket Conservation Foundation properties. For the instructions, please register when you click here. You will find the link to download the information packet on the registration confirmation page. Packets are NOT available for pickup.  

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Virtual Winter Speaker Series – Maria Mitchell Association

January 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
nantucket maria mitchell association observatory

"Sharing is Caring: Data Sharing for Scientists and Citizens" with Andrew McKenna-Foster From civic apps to COVID treatments, a new paradigm of data sharing affects all of us in significant ways. In this talk, Andrew will discuss how new technologies, policies, and practices encourage free access to data and are together changing how scientists and governments work. He will share how his formative experience working at the MMA led to a new career in the data sharing world.

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