Nantucket Events

Nantucket Dance Festival - July 23-26, 2014 
The Nantucket Atheneum Dance Festival is a major fundraising event for the Atheneum, which must raise 60 percent of its budget through special events and private donations.
http://www.nantucketatheneum.org/july-24-28/

Nantucket Antiques Show - July 31-Aug 4, 2014 
Nantucket Historical Association presentsa wonderful week of parties, lectures, and activities. Managed by the prestigious Antiques Council, this annual show is one of the most highly regarded antiques events on the East Coast, attracting collectors and enthusiasts to the island. It has become the highlight of Nantucket's summer season.
http://www.nha.org/specialevents/aas.html

Annual Sandcastle & Sculpture Day (Jetties Beach) - August 9, 2014 
Awards are based on CREATIVITY, CONCEPT and DESIGN. Judges are island professional artists, visiting artists and educators, lecturers, staff and faculty from Nantucket Island School of Design and the Arts. There is also a PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD! Cast your People's Choice.
http://www.nisda.org/NISDA_Events.html

7pm-9pm Boston Pops @Jetties - August 9, 2014 

Nantucket Race Week - August 9-17, 2014 
Nantucket Race Week is eight days of regattas, awards ceremonies, and parties. Race Week is hosted by Nantucket Yacht Club and Great Harbor Yacht Club to benefit Nantucket Community Sailing, and is the primary fund-raising event of the year for Nantucket Community Sailing. Nantucket Race Week is proud to be a Clean Regatta as certified by Sailors for the Sea.
http://www.nantucketraceweek.org/page/nrw

Tim Russert Summer Groove (Boys & Girls Club) - August 16, 2014 

Walk Now for Autism Speaks (Jetties Beach) - August 16, 2014 
http://www.autismspeaks.org/news/news-item/nantucket-kicks-love-amp-passion

Opera House Cup - August 17, 2014 

Egan Maritime Festival - September 20, 2014 
The Maritime Festival is held to celebrate the joy of living on an island and to experience time-honored maritime activities on and beside the sea that surrounds it.
http://www.coastalcommunitiesconference.org/nantucket-maritime-festival/

The Nantucket Project - September 26-28, 2014 
The Nantucket Project is an event like no other, in a place like no other. It's an annual gathering of some of the world's leading thinkers, visionaries, and performers in one of the most storied places in the United States - an experience that's not just stimulating and inspiring, it's intended to help shape the national dialogue on many important issues.
http://www.nantucketproject.com/

Fall Restaurant Week Begins - September 29, 2014 

Nantucket Arts Festival - October 3-12, 2014 
The Nantucket Arts Council is a non?profit organization that supports and encourages a collaborative community of the visual, performing and literary arts through education, grants, scholarships and events.
http://www.nantucketartscouncil.org/index

Cranberry Festival - October 11, 2014 
https://www.nantucketconservation.org/activities/cranberry-festival/

Annual Halloween Parade - October 31, 2014 

Thanksgiving - annual Turkey Plunge - November 27, 2014 

Christmas Stroll - December 5-7, 2014 


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