• Nantucket Daffodil Festival

  • 46th Annual Chamber Daffodil Festival Weekend Event Schedule

    Main Nantucket Chamber Events
    FRIDAY, APRIL 24, 2020

    6:00 - 8:30 PM
    The Flower Power Party

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


    SATURDAY, APRIL 25, 2020

    9:30 AM - 3:00 PM 
    46th Annual Daffodil Festival Weekend Antique Car Parade & Tailgate Picnic

    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 
    46th Annual Daffodil Festival Children’s Parade 

    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
    46th Annual Daffodil Festival Hat Pageant

    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 awarded in adult & children’s categories. Start immediately after Children’s Parade. Children’s Beach bandstand, Harbor View Way. In case of bad weather, it will be moved to the White Heron Theatre, 5 N Water St. A Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce signature event. 508.228.1700. nantucketchamber.org


    11:30 AM
    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.


    12:00 PM - Tentative
    Nantucket Music Center's Drumline

    Nantucket Music Center's drumline will be performing at the top of Main Street. A Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce signature event. 508.228.1700. nantucketchamber.org


    12:30 PM
    10th Annual Daffy Dog Parade

    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 ahead of time from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM at the Federal & Main Street corner table. Proceeds benefit Nantucket Island Safe Harbor for Animals (NiSHA). Parade will be held at Children’s Beach. A signature event of the Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce. 508.228.1700. nantucketchamber.org

  • Thank you to the Sponsors of the

    45th Annual Chamber Daffodil Festival

    The 45th Annual Chamber Daffodil Festival is presented by

    Cape Air / Nantucket Airlines

    The 45th Annual Chamber Daffodil Car Parade is sponsored by

    Nantucket Storage Center

    Our 45th Annual Daffodil Festival Business Sponsor

    Go Store It Nantucket


    2019 Daffy Hat Sponsor

    J.W. Construction Inc


    2019 Children's Bicycle Parade Sponsors

    ACK Eats

    Nantucket Island Resorts

    Barnaby’s Place

    William Raveis Nantucket


    2019 Daffy Dog Sponsor

    The Black Dog


    2019 Daffy Love Sponsors


    Brant Point Inn

    Isle Designs

    Theatre Workshop of Nantucket


    Boston Design Guide

    Current Vintage

    Surfing Hydrangea

    Vineyard Vines

    Woodmeister Master Builders


    2019 Store Front Decorating Contest Participants

    Click here to vote! All votes must be in by 3 PM Saturday


    ACK 4170

    Artists Association of Nantucket

    The Black Dog

    Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank

    The Corner Table Cafe at NCC

    Current Vintage

    Epernay Wine & Spirits

    Front Porch Studio

    Gift and Box Nantucket

    Jewel in the Sea

    Johnston's of Elgin

    J Pepper Frazier Real Estate

    Nantucket Monogram & Design by Brooke Boothe

    Peachtree Kids

    Salt Boutique

    Seconds Shop


    Toujours Midi Nantucket


    Young's Bicycle Shop & Car Rental

    1A Old North Wharf

    19 Washington St.

    32 Main Street

    0 Main Street

    22 Federal Street

    4 Easy Street

    1 N. Beach Street

    1B Old North Wharf

    5 Washington St

    6 Straight Wharf

    4 Federal Street

    19 Centre Street

    19 Main Street, 2nd Floor

    19 Main Street

    4A S. Water Street

    32B Sparks Ave

    42 Main Street

    36 Centre Street

    34 Main Street

    6 Broad Street