Nantucket Events 2015

Nantucket Conservation Foundation Cranberry Festival - October 10th, 2015
This event starts Fall on Nantucket. Visitors to the Festival grounds may watch the berries being harvested, learn about the history of cranberry farming on Nantucket, watch farming exhibitions, and participate in all things cranberry.

Demolition Derby - October 11th, 2015

Columbus Day - October 12th, 2015

Annual Halloween Parade - October 31, 2015
The annual Halloween parade up Main Street and down Centre takes place in the early evening, on Halloween day. Costumes and candy galore are the hallmark of this event as parents and children alike play dress up, and local businesses distribute masses of candy.

Cold Turkey Plunge / Thanksgiving - November 26th, 2015
This annual Nantucket Atheneum Library fundraiser features hundreds of spectators and truly crazed swimmers who brave the chilly waters at Children's Beach, on Thanksgiving morning, to benefit the Weezie Library for Children. This is a family event for a good cause!

Festival of Wreaths - November 25th - November 29th, 2015

42nd Annual Nantucket Christmas Stroll - December 4th - December 6th, 2015
New England's finest traditions come alive for the Annual Christmas Stroll Weekend. The Stroll is a community holiday celebration attracting visitors from around the world. Santa and Mrs. Claus arrive to the island via a Coast Guard vessel and ride up Main Street in a horse-drawn carriage accompanied by the Town Crier. Carolers in Victorian costumes, bell ringers, student choirs and other musicians perform on the Main Street stage as well as stroll through town performing.

NHA Festival of Trees - December 24th - December 31st, 2015

Holiday Red Ticket Drawing - December 24th, 2015

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