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Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce proudly announces its 48th Nantucket Daffodil Festival, Thursday April 25th through Sunday April 28th, 2024! One of the most anticipated events of the year is just around the corner and we can't wait to celebrate spring with all of you. Thousands of island residents and visitors revel in the spring sunshine, beautifully decorated antique cars, community wide events and over 3 million daffodils blooming across Nantucket.

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the 2024 Daffodil Guide!

The Daffodil Festival would not be possible without the help of volunteers. This is a great way to kick off spring! Students can receive credit for volunteer hours also. Sign up using the link below. Thank  you!

The 48th Nantucket Daffodil Festival, April 25-28, 2024

Countdown to the Festival!

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Charity Grace Photography

THURSDAY, APRIL 25, 2024

5:30 - 7:30 PM

Flower Crown Party

Dreamland Theater Harborview Room

Looking for that final floral accessory to complete your Daffy outfit!?  Well, we have you covered!  Join us Thursday, April 25th, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm, at The Dreamland Theatre and learn how to make a lush flower crown with the Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce! Choose from a variety of daffodils, florals, and greenery to complete the look. By the end of the class, you'll have a beautiful crown just in time to stroll to Main Street for the Antique Car Show and 'Sconset for the community tailgate picnic! Absolutely no experience is necessary.

The ticket price includes flower crown materials, two drink tickets, and hors d'oeuvres. Attendees also have a chance to win a Daffodil Swag Bag, courtesy of the Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce.

FRIDAY, APRIL 26, 2024

Daffodil Festival Bazaar

The Daffodil Festival fun includes a special shopping opportunity. Enjoy a diverse market of fabulous items from professional photography to unique jewelry. You don't want to miss it! A Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce signature event. 

St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 20 Fair Street, 11am - 3pm

The Flower Power Party

Launch into Daffodil Festival Weekend with the Nantucket Historical Association's Flower Power Party, in partnership with N Magazine and the Nantucket Chamber of Commerce. Heavy hors d’oeuvres, festive libations, a photo booth, and a prize for the best “blooming” outfit! Tickets are available at nha.org. Whaling Museum, 13 Broad Street.

SATURDAY, APRIL 27, 2024

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

SUNDAY, APRIL 27, 2024

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

48th Nantucket Garden Club Community Daffodil Flower Show

Bartlett's Ocean View Farm
33 Bartlett Farm Road

Don't miss the Nantucket Garden Club Annual Daffodil Flower Show with daffodil flower entries, floral arrangements, and photography entries. Complimentary bus service from Washington Street near Wave bus terminal SATURDAY ONLY starting at 2 pm.

Admission is free with donations accepted for the Nantucket Garden Club's Island Daffodil Planting Fund.

SATURDAY, APRIL 27, 2024

9:30 AM - 3:00 PM 

48th Nantucket Daffodil Festival Weekend Antique Car Parade & Tailgate Picnic

Visit town early to view the bedecked vintage cars line up on Main Street. (Drivers are often garbed in themed costumes!) Vote on your favorites. “People’s Choice” ballots are available outside the Chamber office at Zero Main Street. Car staging begins at 9:30 AM. The parade starts at noon following this route: right on Centre Street, right on Broad Street, right on South Water Street, and back up Main Street. Cars continue left on Orange Street and head out of town, around the Rotary and out Milestone Road to ‘Sconset. Cars park along the right. All picnics are eligible to win ribbons. A Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce signature event.

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Robin London Photography

SATURDAY, APRIL 27, 2024

Children's Beach Bandstand

Join us at Children's Beach for our Hat Pageant, Bike Parade, Dog Parade, visits from special friends, and other great activities!

Daffodil Hat Pageant - 10am

Show off your creativity with a festively decorated, daffodil-themed hat (Elegant or goofy? It's all fabulous fun!) and join the Pageant! Open to men, women, and children. Ribbons awarded in adult and youth categories.
Starting Saturday, April 27th at 10:00am to open the day's festivities, you don't want to miss it! Children's Beach Bandstand, Harbor View Way. A Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce Signature Event.

Children's Beach Bike Parade - 10:35am

Fun for children of all ages and their families! Decorate your bicycle, wagon, skateboard, baby carriage or other self-propelled vehicles with a Daffodil theme, or simply come decked out in your best Daffy gear! Ribbons awarded to all participants. Children under 10 should be accompanied by an adult, and all children on bicycles MUST wear a helmet.
Staging begins Saturday, April 27th, 10:35 AM at Children's Beach bandstand, Harbor View Way. A Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce Signature Event.

Dog Parade with NiSHA - 12:30pm

Deck out your four-legged companion in their Daffodil best for a howling good time! Join the Chamber in partnership with NiSHA (Nantucket Safe Harbor for Animals) for our Daffodil Dog Parade. Awards will be presented to the most dapper dog for an adorably memorable experience with the family.

Sign-up on Main Street during the Antique Car Show or at Children's Beach after 12:15 PM. Staging begins at 12:30 PM at Children's Beach bandstand, Harbor View Way, directly after the Antique Cars head to Siasconset. A Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce Signature Event.

Thank you to our Daffodil Festival Sponsors

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We had an overwhelming response for the Daffodil Car Parade.

As of 10am on February 1, all spots were filled.

If you would like to be added to the WAITLIST, please click the button. Happy Daffy!

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