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August 2022 Events on Nantucket

Josie Cataldo | 7/29/2022

The end of summer may be approaching, but that doesn't mean the fun has to stop here! Check out all the awesome events happening on Nantucket this month for the perfect way to end your summer.

2022 Annual House and Garden Tour

The 2022 Annual House and Garden Tour will wind its way through 5 magnificent Main Street Homes before exploring 3 idyllic gardens in addition to the historic Hadwen House. Following the tour there will be complimentary tea and a boutique in the Hadwen House Garden.

The Boston Pops on Nantucket

Award-winning vocalist Marc Martel will take the stage as the special musical guest at the 25th annual Boston Pops on Nantucket alongside the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra. Get ready for an extraordinary night you'll never forget as the Pops bring back the legendary music of the rock band Queen. Happening August 13th at Jetties Beach.

CraftFest Cotuit

Taking place at The Cotuit Federated Church August 20th - 21st, CraftFest Cotuit is an event you definitely won't want to miss! Take a look at the beautiful and unique crafts and creations from the hundreds of artisans and craftsmen who visit the beautiful seaside village to showcase their work.

Tim Russert Summer Groove

In 2002, the Nantucket Boys & Girls Club held the first "Summer Groove" event, and a highlight of the event was the Master of Ceremonies, Tim Russert. In the years since that first event, the Tim Russert Summer Groove has raised more than $12 million in support of the youth of Nantucket, and this year marks the 20th Anniversary. A special night of giving back and celebrating the wonderful Nantucket community.

Nantucket Preservation Trust Annual August Fête

After a brief COVID hiatus, the Preservation Trust's Annual Fête is back and better than ever! This event held on August 11th in historic Quidnet will celebrate the Trust's effort to preserve Nantucket's architectural heritage all while exploring the unique evolution of Quidnet overtime. Enjoy cocktails and hors d’ouvres from Nantucket Catering Company, a raw bar by LegaSea Nantucket, and music from the Shep Cats.

The Nantucket Summer Antiques Show

Happening August 5th - 8th, the Nantucket Summer Antiques Show will feature 32 carefully selected fine antiques dealers and art gallerists with exclusive items from the United States and Abroad.

The Revivalists at The Chicken Box

Are you a lover of live music looking to enjoy a show from an iconic venue known internationally? If so, be sure to get tickets to the Revivalists at the Chicken Box!