• Thanksgiving on Nantucket

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  • Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the most wonderful time of the year, and Nantucket is rapidly transforming into a Holiday Wonderland! With Christmas Trees being put up, and sales going on, restaurants are offering nightly specials and everyone is getting their shopping lists together! Thanksgiving on Nantucket involves Red Tickets and feasts and everything in between with all island traditions 30 miles out to sea!

    Stay tune for more information about everything you need to know for Thanksgiving. From where to get your dessert, Thanksgiving dinner to go or sit down, coffee the morning of, and more!

  • Stay

  • Play

    The Nantucket Atheneum Cold Turkey Plunge will take place on November 28th, Thanksgiving morning! Every year, hundreds of swimmers and spectators will gather on Children's Beach to plunge into the freezing cold harbor in an effort to raise money so that the Nantucket community can enjoy free programs at the Weezie Center (the children's library) all year long! You can pledge now, join a team or make a donation! 

  • 13th Annual Nantucket Artisans Collective Handmade Craft Show 

    Thanksgiving Craft Show

    The 13th Annual Nantucket Artisans Collective Handmade Thanksgiving Craft Show benefiting Sustainable Nantucket. Friday, November 29th from 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM and Saturday, November 30th from 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM. It will take place upstairs at the Preservation Hall located at 11 Centre Street. 

  • Dine

  • Dine - In:

  • The Nantucket Hotel & Resort will be having a Lavish Thanksgiving Buffet Feast on Thursday, November 28th! This will include all the trimmings in their Grand Ballroom from 12:00pm to 5:00pm and enjoy live music from 12:00pm to 6:00pm. Price: $79 per adult; $36 per child (5-12 years old); Free (under age 5) - plus tax & gratuity. Check out their Menu Here! Make your reservations here! 

    They will also be having live entertainment & antique fire truck rides. They will be offering a "Warm Up After the Cold Turkey Plunge" on their Front Porch at 10:30 am and "Live music, light bites, cocktails & fire pits on their front porch" Nov 29 & 30 from 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm.

    Faregrounds Restaurant will be hosting their annual Thanksgiving Buffet for a casual family fun meal! They are accepting reservations and walk-ins from noon to 7:00 pm! Phone orders are available for both Turkeys and Full Dinners! Call 508.228.4095 for reservations, cooked turkeys or a full dinner for your guests at your house!

  • Join the Brant Point Grill for a traditional Thanksgiving feast with all your favorites like our raw bar, carving stations, Kids' Corner and more. Price: $89 per adult; $39 per child (ages 5-12); Free for under age 5.  Beverages, tax & gratuity additional. Reservations required: Book here

  • Company of the Cauldron will be offering three seatings on Thanksgiving day. Chef Keller will be serving a traditional five course family style meal, featuring their famous Popovers to start. The carefully curated menu includes, flown in fresh, free range, humanly raised, organic turkeys, and a host of deliciously elaborate sides. And to finish, an array of beautifully prepared holiday desserts. Price $79 adults and $39 for kids under 10 years old. Books up very quickly. Reservations required. Check out their full menu here! Make reservations now!

  • Take Out: 

  • Nantucket Culinary will be having some delicious food available for pick up on Wednesday, November 27th from 12-6! Sides include bacon and apple cornbread stuffing, roasted brussel sprouts with pancetta, sweet potato and pecan casserole and MORE! Click here to fill out a form to reserve your delicious Thanksgiving sides! You can also fill out a hard copy at The Corner Table Cafe or call the office at 508-228-2665. All orders must be in by Friday, November 22nd!


    Annye's Whole Foods is ready to celebrate their 20TH THANKSGIVING with you! Reserve your turkey for your favorite meal with them. Call 508-228-4554 or stop in the market. Annye would love to see you!

  • PPX Events Thanksgiving Meal for PICK UP

    PPX Events has curated a delicious Thanksgiving Meal for PICK UP on Thanksgiving Day between the hours of 11:00am – 1:00pm.  Chef Kyle Daley’s menu will highlight Thanksgiving’s favorites that will be sure to WOW all your friends and family.  Let PPX Events manage the cooking while you enjoy the holiday! Orders must be placed by Thursday, November 21.  Orders can be placed by calling (508) 332-8054 or emailing lindsay@ppxevents.com 

  • Bartlett's Farm Thanksgiving

    Bartlett’s Farm is your one stop shop to finding all of the ingredients, cheeses, and veggies for your holiday table. Thanksgiving is a big deal and they offer an extensive catering menu (photo to the left is a sample menu from last year) for the Thanksgiving holiday. Place your Thanksgiving Order on or before Thursday, November 21st! Please keep in mind that Thanksgiving catering is for PICK UP ONLY! Learn more here!


    Lemon Press Thanksgiving

    Head to lemonpressnantucket.com & click on the "THANKSGIVING" tab in the menu to place an order or call them at (508) 228-3800! Please place orders by 5pm on Sunday, November 24th! 

  • Lemon Press Thanksgiving Desserts

    Head to lemonpressnantucket.com & click on the "THANKSGIVING" tab in the menu to place an order or call them at (508) 228-3800! Please place orders by 5pm on Sunday, November 24th! They have pies, cakes, bars, and cookies! There are platters available, along with gluten-free and vegan options! View full menu above!


    The Beet is offering a collection of our BEET salads + traditional sides, you can create your own mix for a healthy, convenient way to serve your family + friends. Order online via thebeetnantucket.com or call us at 508.680.1857 by Friday, November 22nd at noon + pick up Wednesday, November 27th by 5pm in order to guarantee you will have a turkey day feast that won't be BEET.



    Let Foggy Bakery & BBQ Nantucket prepare for your Thanksgiving Festivities. Whether its for yourself or your whole Family we have all the sides and Desserts you need. As Always, we are a full Scratch Kitchen and we use only the finest ingredients. The last day to place an order is Monday, November 25! 



    Wicked Island Bakery is offering ALL SCRATCH MADE pies, desserts, quiche, bread, and of course our signature pastries and Nantucket Morning buns for your holiday fest!


    Learn more here!