• Annual Nantucket Chamber
    Christmas Stroll Weekend

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    The 46th Annual Nantucket Chamber Christmas Stroll Weekend will be held December 6th through December 8th!


    We look forward to seeing you here for all the festivities! 

  • 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 last 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.

     

    We invite you to support the Nantucket Stroll Season. There are many ways to get involved and bring extra exposure to your business or organization during the busy Stroll weekend. You don't even have to own a business to support. 

    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, click here to do so before October 18!

  • We invite you to support the Nantucket Stroll Season. Three are many ways to get involved and bring extra exposure to your business or organization during the busy Stroll weekend. You don't even have to own a business to support. 

  • 10 Ways to Support Nantucket Stroll Weekend:

     

    1. Become a sponsor - for as little as $250, sponsor a tree and gain recognition in our program! Click here to become a sponsor!

    2. Advertise in the Official Stroll Events Program - rates start at $200

    3. Participate in the Storefront Decorating Contest - for $25, gain exposure as visitors and residents vote for their favorite storefront; enter to win a Steamship Authority gift card. Judge's Contest & People's Choice Contest means TWO chances to win! Contact events@nantucketchamber.org for more information 

    4. Participate in the Tree Decorating Contest - sponsor a tree and enter our contest for free! Gain exposure as visitors and residents vote for the best decorated tree. Judge's Contest and People's Choice Contest means TWO chances to win

    5. Donate a tree to your favorite NPS class or Island non-profit - become a Stroll sponsor at the $250 level or above and donate your tree to another organization in need! 

    6. Sell merchandise at the Stroll Marketplace - All Chamber Members are invited to reserve space in the Stop & Shop parking lot. Starting at $50. Space is limited. SOLD OUT

    7. Provide promotional materials for sponsor swag bags - provide swag or gift cards for our Sponsor Swag Bags and Storefront Decorating Contest Winner Bags to gain exposure

    8. Submit events for the Official Stroll Events Program - FREE! Submit your Stroll weekend events & promotions to our member events page by October 18th to be listed, for FREE, in our weekend program. You can do this by logging into your member portal here (highly suggested so the event appears on your Chamber Webpage as well) or our public submission here

    9. Submit events for the Chamber's Stroll e-blast - FREE! Submit your Stroll weekend events & promotions to PR@nantucketchamber.org by October 18th to be listed, for FREE in our Stroll E-blast. You can also fill out this form to reserve your spot. Space is limited, so please send a high-resolution photo or graphic, a small blurb, and link at your earliest convenience. 

    10. Volunteer for Stroll Weekend - this year, we have many volunteer opportunities that are open to the public. Help sell merchandise, direct traffic, be on elf patrol to protect Santa, and MORE! Email events@nantucketchamber.org to sign up!


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  • 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 participating stores and to pick up a ballot! ALL trees are entered into the tree decorating contest. 

    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 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. 

     

  • Chamber Member Calendar of Events

    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. There are still a few spots left to advertise your business! All businesses who provide event details prior to October 18th will be included in our Official Stroll Guide. 

  • 2018 Official Nantucket Christmas Stroll Program

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