Annual Nantucket Chamber
Christmas Stroll Weekend
Annual Nantucket Chamber
Christmas Stroll Weekend
THANK YOU to everyone who made the 45th Annual Nantucket Chamber Christmas Stroll Weekend a HUGE success! We look forward to seeing you in 2019!
Save the date!
The 46th Annual Christmas Stroll Weekend will be held December 6 - 8, 2019!!
Now in its 45th year, the Chamber-sponsored Christmas Stroll Weekend
When you arrive on island, please visit the Nantucket Chamber of Commerce at Zero Main Street, second floor,
for a copy of the 2018 Official Stroll Program. A merchandise and information table will also be set up outside our building on
Stroll Saturday from 9-3 PM.
CORPORATE & LED LIGHT SPONSOR
2018 GOLD STAR SPONSORS
DECK THE HALLS SPONSOR
O'CHRISTMAS TREE SPONSOR
21 Broad Hotel • 45 Surfside Bakery & Cafe • ACKtive Complete Services, Inc. • Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention
Antiques Depot/Nantucket House Antiques • Artists Association of Nantucket
Blue Beetle • Brass Lantern Inn • Centre Pointe • Christopher's Home Furnishings of Nantucket
Congdon and Coleman Real Estate • Diane's Taxi • Epernay Wine & Spirits • Eye of the Needle
Faherty Brand • Fairwinds - Nantucket Counseling Center/Mentoring Youth Nantucket
Flowers on Chestnut • Glidden & Glidden PC • Granite City Electric Supply • Greydon House
Handlebar Cafe • Harborview Nantucket • Harbor Fuel Oil Corp. • Haul Over • Hotel Pippa • Island Cashmere
Johnstons of Elgin • Le Languedoc Bistro • Lilly Pulitzer • Maria Mitchell Association
Murray's Toggery Shop, Inc • Nantucket Arts Council • Nantucket Atheneum • Nantucket Historical Association
Nantucket Looms • Nantucket Police Department • Nantucket Tea Company • Old Spouter Gallery
Out to See, Inc. • Petrichor Wine Bar • Petticoat Row Bakery • Poet's Corner Press • Quidley & Co
Rogers & Gray • SeaStreak LLC • Sophie T's • Southern Tide • St. Mary Our Lady of the Isle Church
Studio Nantucket • The Black Dog, • The Boarding House • The Westmoor Club
Theatre Workshop of Nantucket • Valero Locksmith • Vineyard Vines • Wayne Alarm Systems
Chamber Sponsored Stroll Events
The Nantucket Chamber of Commerce and The Steamship Authority are proud to present the 45th Annual Christmas Stroll Weekend.
Saturday, December 1, 2018:
10:00AM-3:00PM NANTUCKET’S OWN CHRISTMAS MARKETPLACE Meander through our wondrous Christmas Market and celebrate the enchantment of the season. Indulge in the aromas of delectable food and beverages as you chat with friends and survey a variety of handcrafted gifts and merchandise sold by Chamber members and non-profit organizations. Foot of Main Street. Vendors include ACK4170, ACK Smart, Big Hug Dumplings, Boston Medflight, Company of the Cauldron, Fairwinds, Frederique Studio, Harvey Traveler Co., Live Local Designs, Nantucket Curling Club, Nantucket Lobster Trap, Nantucket Shellfish Association, Nantucket Skating Club, NHS Latin Club, NiSHA, NPS 8th Grade, RES IPSA, Rotary Club of Nantucket, Seconds Shop, Small Friends, and Sushi Sean 11:11!
10:00AM-1:30PM “PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD” STOREFRONT & TREE DECORATING CONTEST. Stroll through Town to admire the gaily decorated trees and storefronts. Place your vote for your favorite in our annual “People’s Choice Award.” Stop by the Chamber Information Table at Zero Main Street for information on participating stores and to pick up a ballot! ALL trees are entered into the tree decorating contest. Participating storefronts include: ACK4170, Artists Association of Nantucket, The Black Dog, Blue Beetle, Cape Cod Five, Centre Pointe, Commonwealth, Congdon and Coleman Insurance, Current Vintage, Epernay Wine & Spirits, Fisher Real Estate, Handlebar Cafe, Haul Over, Jewel in the Sea, Johnston's of Elgin USA, Mitchell's Book Corner, Nantucket Bookworks, Nantucket Pharmacy, Pageo Jewelers, Roger's & Gray Insurance, Vineyard Vines, and Vis-A-Vis
11:00AM-4:30 PM MAIN STREET STAGE ENTERTAINMENT. Stop by the stage to enjoy eclectic performances by Theatre Workshop of Nantucket, The Boys and Girls Club, Susan J. Berman, PJ Moody, The Accidentals & Naturals, and more!
11:45AM TOWN CRIER RINGS IN CHRISTMAS STROLL! Gather at the Main Street stage to help our inimitable Town Crier ring in our 45th Stroll....and follow him down to Straight Wharf to welcome Santa!
12:15PM SANTA CLAUS ARRIVES! Gather at Straight Wharf to watch Santa arrive via Coast Guard cutter, and join Santa’s parade as it travels up Main Street and across Centre Street to the Jared Coffin House. (Santa will be traveling in a vintage fire truck this year!) The "Head Elf" visits with children from 1-2:45 P.M. Doors close promptly at 3:00PM.....Santa needs to return to the North Pole!
1:00PM-3:00PM MAGICAL TALKING TREE. Children young and old have long been enchanted by our mysterious Talking Tree, beautifully decorated for Stroll by local designer David M. Handy. Nestle close to its branches and listen....will your wish for the holiday season be granted?
1:00PM-3:00PM ENTERTAINMENT AT THE JARED COFFIN HOUSE. The Nantucket Chamber of Commerce hosts a lineup of delightful entertainment along Centre and Broad streets during Santa's visit. Be sure to check out these fabulous musical acts, including Nantucket's own Accidentals & Naturals, and the Victorian carolers!
3:00PM UGLY SWEATER CONTEST. Main Street Stage. You know you have one, so why not get a prize for wearing it? Sign up from 10:30am to 2:30pm at the Chamber's merchandise table at Zero Main Street. Get ready to strut your stuff at 3pm!
4:30-5:15PM COMMUNITY CAROLING ON MAIN STREET. Join our world- renowned Victorian Carolers for a very special sing-along on the steps of Pacific National Bank at the top of Main Street. Sponsored by the Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce.
Sunday, December 2, 2018:
12:00PM SPECIAL VIEWING - WON'T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR. Special viewing of Mr. Rogers' documentary at the Dreamland Theater to wrap up our 45th Annual Christmas Stroll Weekend It’s a Beautiful Stroll in the Neighborhood. This screening will be introduced by Chamber President David Martin, who worked with the show’s cast in his home town of Pittsburgh. Dreamland Theater, 17 S Water Street.