Bowl of Mussel, Shrimp and Scallop Soup
If you are planning a visit to Nantucket at the end of
September or early October, be sure not to miss the
Nantucket Fall Restaurant Week, which runs from September 26 - October 2.
The Nantucket Maritime Festival on October 1 celebrates the joy of living on an island and to experience time-honored maritime activities on and beside the sea that surrounds it. The festival is packed with free, family friendly activities.
And on September 30, the
Nantucket Arts Festival begins and runs through October 9. There will
be exhibits, gallery & studio tours, lectures, music, theatre, poetry readings,
films, and demonstrations, Immerse yourself in all things creative on Nantucket
On Saturday, October 8, be sure to check out Nantucket Conservation Foundation's
Cranberry Festival at the Milestone Cranberry Bog from 11 am to 4 pm.
And of course you won’t want to miss the
Nantucket Farmers Artisans Market located downtown on North Union &
Cambridge St. every Saturday from 9 am-1pm until October 11. The vendors include
growers, artisans, and prepared food purveyors. There are live music performances,
kids’ activity tables, demonstrations and more. The street festival atmosphere welcomes
year round residents and visitors alike to shop, mingle and enjoy the downtown experience.
Many vacation rentals offer a weekend rate, so check out the many Nantucket homes
available this fall.
Fall Events on Nantucket.
Fall highlights on
Cape Cod and Martha's Vineyard.