• Lisa Sherburne

The Events You Need to Attend on Nantucket this Season


The summer season is heating up in Nantucket! Early summer is the perfect time to visit and find out what Nantucket is all about. Here are five of my favorite early summer events of 2022.


Nantucket Oyster Fest - June 12

Hosted by the Nantucket Shellfish Association, Nantucket Land Council, and Cisco Brewers tickets to the 2022 Nantucket Oyster Fest include a tee shirt and one dozen of Nantucket's best oysters. Enjoy cocktails from 888 Cisco Brewers and learn about the oyster industry and how it helps keep the harbor clean. Grab your tickets here.


Nantucket Book Festival - June 16-19

The Nantucket Book Festival is back after a two-year hiatus. The four days of events include readings, dinners, children's story hours, and so much more. You can get a complete schedule and purchase your tickets here.


Nantucket Film Festival - June 22-27

There will be over 60 films at the 27th annual Nantucket Film Festival this year. With screenings, readings, and events throughout the weekend, you'll find plenty of ways to celebrate film. Tickets go on sale soon here.


Blooming Bids for Nantucket's Kids - June 23

The Blooming Bids fundraiser has supported Fairwinds' continuation of behavioral health services for children on Nantucket for 21 years! Support the fundraiser this year and visit Bartlett's Farm Garden Center starting at 10 AM to view auction items including show-stopping planters, window boxes, art, jewelry, and more! For tickets and more information on the auction, visit this link.


For more suggestions on ways to enjoy Nantucket, read through my seven favorite activities to do on the island. If you are looking for a home to rent, I have an extensive list of properties; from

small cottages to large estates available. Contact me for more information.


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