• Nantucket Noel

    November 29, 2019 - January 1, 2020

  • Affectionately named Nantucket Noel, the month-long holiday festivities—featuring the Chamber-sponsored Christmas Stroll Weekend (Dec. 4 – Dec. 6, 2020)—begins the day after Thanksgiving and spreads holiday cheer until we ring in the New Year Nantucket-style.

  • Nantucket Noel Highlighted Events

  • Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony and Community Caroling

    Thank you to all those who attended our 2019 Christmas Tree Lighting, we can't wait to see you again next year! Nantucket Noel kicks off at dusk on November 27th with the annual Tree Lighting & Community Caroling Ceremony presented by Stop & ShopMain Street - closed to traffic - bustles with well wishers who gather in anxious expectation as the countdown begins and over 150 trees magically come alive in a blaze of light and joyous caroling fills the air! The Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony & Community Caroling will be Nov. 27, 2020.

    Chamber's 47th Annual Nantucket Stroll Weekend

    Now in its 47th year, the island’s world-renowned signature event lovingly dubbed “Stroll” takes place the following weekend, December 4th - December 6th, featuring the eagerly anticipated arrival of Santa via his nautical “sleigh” at noon on Saturday, December 5th. A host of holiday activities, including strolling carolers in Victorian garb, the Magical Talking Tree, craft shows, a European-style Christmas Marketplace and more insure fun for the entire family. The Chamber's 47th Annual Nantucket Stroll Weekend will be Dec. 4 - Dec. 6, 2020. 

    Red Ticket Drawing

    To encourage shopping local for the holiday season and promote the sustainability of island commerce, the Chamber continues its popular Holiday Red Ticket Program, with participating Chamber member businesses giving out one red ticket for every $25 purchase. At 3pm on December 24th, 5 lucky winners of $1,000, and one extra-lucky winner of $5,000 will be chosen at random from the multitude of tickets filling the enormous bed of a Don Allen Ford truck parked outside the Pacific Bank at the head of Main Street.

    Nantucket New Year's

    The month of December draws to a close and we invite you to ring in the New Year on Nantucket! Indulge in an array of fun and festive activities island wide—from nature walks, the Festival of Trees exhibit, special menus at participating restaurants, diverse family entertainment, shopping, and more. This year, there are more events than ever on this beautiful island!