Sun, rain, sleet, or snow, the Nantucket Chamber’s annual Christmas Stroll Weekend goes on! We think it’s more fun (and certainly more Christmas-y) when it snows during Stroll. No matter what the weather, there are activities to enjoy on Stroll Weekend that weather will not interrupt.
Tag: Nantucket Christmas Stroll
Nearly 50 years ago, the originators of the first Nantucket Christmas Stroll were trying to prevent islanders from traveling to Cape Cod, 30 miles across Nantucket Sound, to do all their holiday shopping. Rewind to 1973, a year when local merchants kept shops open late the first Friday in December, […]
With community safety as its top priority, the Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce has reimagined its celebration of the holidays this season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The 47th Annual Christmas Stroll has been canceled for 2020. In its place, Nantucket Noel, a shop local initiative, will run from November […]
The organizers of the original Nantucket Christmas Stroll were merely trying to prevent islanders from escaping to Cape Cod across the Sound to do their holiday shopping. Rewind to 1973, a year when local merchants, in an effort to boost the island’s holiday purse, kept shops open late the first […]
For the first time in the history of Nantucket’s Christmas Stroll, crowds will gather at 11:30am in the Harborview Stop-n-Shop parking lot amidst the Chamber’s Christmas Marketplace to watch as our esteemed sheriff gets shorn. Sheriff Jim Perelman, in a “personal fundraising act” has volunteered to have his magnificent mustache shaved […]
On Friday December 1 and Saturday December 2, Nantucket island offers the gift of extra special Christmasy fun to all who attend the 44th Annual Nantucket Christmas Stroll. Start your day with a hearty breakfast overlooking the harbor at the Brant Point Grill in the White Elephant. Their buffet includes […]
Our island’s Nantucket Noel celebration—Christmas Stroll Weekend, Home for the Holidays Weekend, and beyond—is all about enjoying our small town beautifully decorated for the winter holiday season. As you stroll, make sure you don’t miss the enclave of nearly a dozen galleries, studios, and shops that line Old South Wharf. […]