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Daffodil Festival

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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.

The Daffodil Festival would not be possible without the help of volunteers. Thank  you to everyone who helped us make this festival a success!

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

Countdown to the Festival!

Charity Grace Photography
Charity Grace Photography

THURSDAY, APRIL 25, 2024, 5:30 - 7:30 PM

Flower Crown Party

Dreamland Theater Harborview Room

Thanks for coming to our Flower Crown Party this year! We look forward to seeing you next year.

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. 

Thank you to our participants: 2 Hearts Creations, Bill Hoenk Photography, Whale Tail Weaving, Sea Holly Studio, Nantucket Island School of Design and the Arts, Asia Teak, Innovative Product Partners, tiny tuckets, Geronimos, Melissa Dudley Designs, Olga Frost, and Ackfish Clothing.

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 Whaling Museum, 13 Broad Street.

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Rebecca Love Photography
Rebecca Love Photography


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.


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.

Robin London Photography
Robin London Photography


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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Signature Sponsors