• Daffodil Festival

  • 45th Annual Chamber Daffodil Festival Weekend 

    April 26-28, 2019

    Main Nantucket Chamber Events

    FRIDAY, APRIL 26 2019

     

    6:00 - 8:30 PM

    The Flower Power Party

    Launch into Daffodil Festival with N Magazine & the Nantucket Historical Association, sponsored by the Nantucket Chamber. Heavy hors d’oeuvres, festive libations, photo booth, and prize for the best “blooming” outfit! Tickets: $95. Whaling Museum, 13 Broad Street. Nha.org

     

    SATURDAY, APRIL 27, 2019

     

    9:30 AM - 3:00 PM

    45th Annual Daffodil Festival Weekend Antique Car Parade & Tailgate Picnic presented by Cape Air / Nantucket Airlines

    Visit town early to view the beauteously bedecked vintage cars line up on Main Street. (Drivers are often garbed in themes costume!) Cote on your favorites “People’s Choice” ballots are available outside the Chamber office at Zero Main Street. Car staging begins at 9:30 AM. Parade starts at 12:00 PM, 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. 508.228.1700. Nantucketchamber.org

     

    10:30 AM

    45th Annual Daffodil Festival Children’s Parade

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    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 at 10:15 AM at Children’s Beach bandstand, Harbor View Way. A Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce signature event. 508.228.1700. Nantucketchamber.org.

     

    10:45 AM

    45th Annual Daffodil Festival Hat Pageant

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    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, & children. Ribbons awared in adult & children’s categories. Start immediately after Children’s Parade. Children’s Beach bandstand, Harbor View Way. A Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce signature event. 508.228.1700. Nantucketchamber.org

     

    11:30 PM

    Nanpuppets at Children's Beach

    Grab your picnic lunches and head to Children's Beach for an original performance of Lizza Obremski's phenomenal Nanpuppets to delight all ages. A Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce signature event. 508.228.1700.

     

    12:30 AM

    9th Annual Daffy Dog Parade

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    All friendly, leashed pooches are welcome to participate! (Daffy costumes & decoration strongly encouraged.) 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place prizes awarded; must be registered to win. Register from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM at the Federal & Main Street corner table. Proceeds benefit Nantucket Safe Harbor for Animals. Parade will be held at Children’s Beach. A signature event of the Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce. 508.228.1700. Nantucketchamber.org