• Annual Nantucket Chamber
    Christmas Stroll Weekend

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    Thank You For An Amazing 46th Annual Nantucket Chamber Christmas Stroll Weekend presented by The Steamship Authority 
    December 6th -  8th!


    We look forward to seeing you next year, December 4th - 6th, 2020! 

  • Now in its 46th year, the Chamber-sponsored Christmas Stroll Weekend is an enchanting, magical tribute to the wonderment of bygone Christmases. Join us December 6th through December 8th. 

    When you arrive on island, please visit the Nantucket Chamber of Commerce at Zero Main Street, second floor, for a copy of the 2019 Official Stroll Program (click here for this year's program of events). A merchandise and information table will also be set up outside our building on Stroll Saturday from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm.

    Did you already sponsor a tree with the Chamber or sign up for the Storefront Decorating Contest? Click here for the list of rules for tree & storefront decorating! If you haven't sponsored a tree or signed up for the Storefront Decorating Contest, you still can, you just won't received the extra exposure of being in our program just click here!

    Below you will find the calendar of events, a digital version of the Official Stroll Program, who will be in the marketplace, who is participating in the storefront decorating contest, our sponsors, how to get to #ACKstroll and more!

    When you arrive on Nantucket, make sure to stop by the Chamber of Commerce at Zero Main Street to grab your copy of the 2019 Official Stroll Guide!


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  • If your desired high-speed ferry trip is full, you can travel as a passenger on board The Steamship Authority's traditional ferry to Nantucket. Their traditional ferry has plenty of passenger seating available. Trip time is 2 hours and 15 minutes. Reservations are not required for the traditional ferry; you can purchase your passenger tickets at the Hyannis or Nantucket ticket office.

  • Storefront Decorating Contest, Adult & Youth Tree Contest!

    1st, 2nd & 3rd Place Prizes have been chosen!

    Storefront Decorating Contest - Judges Choices: 1st place is ACK 4170, 2nd place is Congdon & Coleman Insurance Agency, 3rd place is Epernay Wine & Spirits - People's Choice: 1st place is Epernay Wine & Spirits, 2nd place is ACK 4170, 3rd place is Congdon & Coleman Insurance Agency

    Youth Tree - Judges Choices: 1st place is Girl Scout Troop #67921, 2nd place is NIS 5th Grade, 3rd place is NNS K-1 & 5th Grade- People's Choice: 1st place is NNS K-1 & 5th Grade, 2nd place is Girl Scout Troop #62621, 3rd place is Boys & Girls Club

    Adult Tree - Judges Choices: 1st place is Glidden & Glidden, PC, 2nd place is Johnstons of Elgin, 3rd place is Flowers on Chestnut - People's Choice: 1st place is Epernay Wine & Spirits, 2nd place is Congdon & Coleman Insurance Agency, 3rd place is Go Store It

     

     

  • 2019 Official Nantucket Christmas Stroll Program

  • CORPORATE & LED LIGHT SPONSOR

  • MARKETPLACE SPONSOR

  • PRESENTING SPONSOR

  • Signature Sponsors

          

        

             

     

  • GOLD STAR SPONSOR

    Congdon & Coleman Insurance Agency  Vineyard Wind

    SILVER BELLS SPONSOR

        

     

     Hotel Pippa  Island Energy Services  Nantucket Film Festival William Raveis

    DECK THE HALLS SPONSOR

    O'CHRISTMAS TREE SPONSOR

    21 Broad Street • 45 Surfside Bakery & Cafe • Adam Dread, Inc.  Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention (ASAP)  Antiques Depot / Nantucket House Antiques • Artists Association of Nantucket • Blue Beetle • Brant Point Inn • Brass Lantern Inn  Current Vintage • Diane's Taxi • Dream Original • Eastwood Trading Company • Epernay Wine & Spirits • Eye of the Needle • Faherty Brand • Fairwinds: Nantucket's Counseling Center • Flowers on Chestnut • Go Store It  Girl Scouts  Glidden & Glidden  Granite Electric Electric Supply • Greydon House  G.S. Hill Gallery/Nantucket Pearl Company • Hafsa & Co.  Harborview Nantucket • Haul Over Nantucket • Inky Santa's Toy Drive, Inc.  The Islander Package Store  Johnstons of Elgin • Lee Real Estate • Le Languedoc Inn & Bistro • Lemon Press  Lilly Pulitzer • Maria Mitchell Association • The Maury People • Nantucket Arts Council • Nantucket Atheneum • Nantucket Bank • Nantucket Bookworks • Nantucket Community Music Center • Nantucket Historical Association  The Nantucket Hotel & Resort • Nantucket Looms  Native Shoes • Old Spouter Gallery • Olivela  or' The Whale • Poet's Corner Press • PPX Events • Quidley & Co.  Salt Boutique • Seastreak LLC • Small Friends • Southern Tide • St. Mary Our Lady of the Isle  Toujours Midi Nantucket • Wayne Alarm • The Westmoor Club • Your Friend with a Truck

  • CHRISTMAS MARKETPLACE

    PRESENTED BY HY-LINE CRUISES

    SATURDAY  10 AM - 3 PM  FOOT OF MAIN STREET • BIGGER & BETTER THAN EVER

    ACK Eats ACKSmart Angel's Studio  Bartlett's Farm • The Beet  Boston MedFlight • Boy Scouts 97 • Chinese Club - NPS  Company of the Cauldron • Cub Scouts 92 Fairwinds - Nantucket Counseling Center  Frederique's Studio •  Harvey Traveler Incredible Foods • Live Local Designs Nantucket Bake Shop Nantucket Candle Company Nantucket Conservation Foundation • Nantucket Curling Club • Nantucket Island Safe Harbor for Animals (NiSHA) Nantucket Land Council  The Nantucket Lobster Trap Nantucket Millworks  Nantucket Shellfish Association Nantucket Skating Club Nantucket Wine & Food Festival Pawsitivity  Rotary Club of Nantucket • Seconds Shop Sheila Allen Styles  Skar Design Jewelry Small Friends on Nantucket Southern Tide  Sushi Sean 11:11 •  TownPool • VA/Cape Cod Vet Center  Zaazey

  • Chamber Sponsored Stroll Events

    The Nantucket Chamber of Commerce are proud to present the 46th Annual Christmas Stroll Weekend.

    Saturday, December 7, 2019:

    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.

    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 trees & stores in the decorating contest (see below for all participating stores) and to pick up your ballots!

    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 46th 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 NHA Whaling Museum - Discovery Center. (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 VISIT WITH SANTA CLAUS! The "Head Elf" visits with children from 1-2:45 P.M at the NHA Discovery Room located the Nantucket Whaling Museum. 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 NHA WHALING MUSEUM. 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. 

     

  • STOREFRONT DECORATING CONTEST

    PEOPLE'S CHOICE & JUDGE'S CHOICE

    SATURDAY, DEC 7, 2019

    ACK 4170 - 1A Old North Wharf
    Artists Association of Nantucket - 24 Amelia Drive
    The Beet - 9 South Water Street
    The Black Dog - 52 Main Street
    Blue Beetle - 12 Main Street
    Cape Cod 5 - Zero Main Street
    The Club Car - 1 Main Street
    Congdon & Coleman Insurance Agency - 57 Main Street
    Current Vintage - 4 Easy Street
    Epernay Wine & Spirits - 1 North Beach Street
    Fisher Real Estate - 21 Main Street
    Front Porch Studio - 1B Old North Wharf
    Greydon House - 9 North Water Street
    Haul Over - 7 Salem Street
    Johnstons of Eligin - 4 Federal Street 
    Murray's Toggery Shop - 62 Main Street
    Nantucket Looms - 51 Main Street
    Nantucket Monogram & Design - 19 Main Street, 2nd Floor
    Nantucket Pharmacy - 45 Main Street
    Native Shoes - 40 Straight Wharf
    PPX Events - 7 South Water Street
    RogersGray - 53 Main Street
    Salt Boutique - 4A South Water Street
    Samuel Owen Gallery - 46 Centre Street
    Toujours Midi Nantucket - 36 Centre Street
    Vineyard Vines - 2 Straight Wharf
    Vis-A-Vis - 34 Main Street