Holiday Events

Signature Experiences

Holiday Season on Nantucket

This merry season is filled with holiday festivities, high spirits, and lots of reasons to come for a visit!
Vintage Nantucket Bus with a wreath on it

Only at The Nantucket

Being the island’s only year-round hotel means we’ve got plenty of merriment throughout the holiday season! Here are a few reasons to celebrate the holidays with us:

  • Walkable to Downtown
  • Water-View Suites
  • Front Porch Firepits
  • Thanksgiving and Christmas Dinners
  • The Nantucket Club Fitness Facilities
  • Complimentary Ferry Pick-up & Drop-off

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Holiday Events

The Nantucket Hotel is home to some of the season’s most popular events. From Thanksgiving to the midnight hour on December 31st, The Nantucket is one of the merriest places on the island. 

Cutting into the Turkey
Thanksgiving Weekend
November
24th—27th
A Christmas Scene
Christmas Events
December
24th & 25th
Party table with glasses of champagne. Friends celebrating Christmas or New Year eve.
NYE
December 31st
A group of women and a man sitting outdoors on a deck
Nantucket Stroll<b
December
3rd—5th
A couple holds wine glasses near a firepit

A Magical December Vacation

December is a unique and wonderful time to visit the island. Experience the merriment of the island during weeks and weekends after Christmas Stroll when shops and restaurants are open for business!

Stroll Downtown

Downtown Nantucket knows how to get festive in the winter months and you’re only a short walk from Main Street when you’re with us!

A man ringing a bell in front of a red car
A group of people doing yoga in a room

The Nantucket Club

Nantucket’s premier spa and fitness club is located at The Nantucket Hotel and our guests enjoy access to the club’s classes, gym, and spa facilities. Keep fit while you’re with us, join a yoga class, or schedule a session with our award winning personal trainer!

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History Ahoy

The Nantucket Historical Association’s award-winning Whaling Museum is an incredible tribute to the adventurous and legendary industry that first put Nantucket on the map! Open throughout the winter, the Whaling Museum is an incredible way to spend an afternoon. 

 

A look at a museum with whales
The front of Dreamland

Cultural Center

Nantucket’s Dreamland Theater is so much more than a movie theater. With special screenings, lectures and other live programming, in addition to showings of popular movies, the Dreamland is one of Nantucket’s finest cultural centers- and it’s open year-round! 

Something Tropical?

Looking for something warmer? Our new sister resort on Lovango Cay, a private island just off St. John, USVI might be the spot for you! With a full-service resort and beach club now open, Lovango Resort + Beach Club is the Caribbean’s newest gem!

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An illustration of The Nantucket Vintage Fire Truck with a dog in it

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