Nantucket offers a wide variety of activities:
Nantucket Chamber of Commerce links:
- Nantucket Daffodil Festival Weekend: April 29 - May 1
- Nantucket Wine Festival: May 18 - 22
- Figawi (Sailboat) Race: May 28 - 30
- Nantucket Spring Restaurant Week: June 6 - 12
- Nantucket Film Festival: June 22 - 26
- Independence Day Celebrations: July 4
- Fireworks at Jetties Beach: July 4
- Nantucket Comedy Festival: July 27 - 30
- Boston Pops at Jetties Beach: August 13
- Sandcastle and Sculpture Day: August
- Nantucket Race Week: August 13 - 21
- Opera House Cup Regatta: August 22
- Nantucket Arts
- Nantucket Slam, Cystic Fibrosis Benefit: September 11 - 13
- Nantucket Fall Restaurant Week: September 26 - October 2
- Chowder Fest: October 14
- Nantucket Noel: November 26 - December 31
- Christmas Stroll:
December 2 - 4
Nantucket has countless galleries and a thriving and dynamic community of artists whose diverse array of styles and mediums fills shops and galleries with world-class artistic pieces.
Beaches surround you, literally, on Nantucket. Most can be easily reached by bicycle or the shuttle bus in summer. Bring a picnic or avail yourself of the facilities at some of the beaches.
One of the best ways to get around Nantucket is by bike. All of the beaches are a short peddle from town. Bike paths go to most parts of the Island and are all very well maintained.
Natucket offers charter fishing boats, whale watching, boat rentals, and sail and motor boat cruises of the harbor and Nantucket Sound.
Nantucket boasts some of the finest eateries in the country, from casual to fine dining.
Take an historic tour in the downtown area or visit some of Nantucket's many museums to learn more about her history.
Nantucket offers a great selection of shops that sell clothing, crafts, jewelry, gifts and art.
Historic and adventure tours take in many sights on the Island: nature tours, bird watching tours, historic walking tours and bus tours.
Windsurfing, kayak rentals, surfing and snorkelling are available at various beach locations.
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