Tag: fourth of july

Nantucket July 4th
Nantucket Events

Fun on July 3rd and July 4th

Independence Day celebrations start the night before on Nantucket, when the island’s famous beach fireworks display is set off at 9 pm on Sunday, July 3. Best viewing spots include Jetties Beach, Nantucket Sound, the Cliff, and Brant Point. The impressive pyrotechnic display is sponsored by Nantucket Visitor Services. If […]

Picnic on Nantucket
Island Cooking

Feast for the Fourth

• by Leah Mojer • The 4th of July on Nantucket is about as good as it gets anywhere on earth. A beach day, yes, but anything but the usual, with picnics packed to the gills with strawberry shortcake, hotdogs, hamburgers, ice cold beer, and lemonade. The senses are bombarded […]

Fourth of July
Nantucket Events

How to Have Fun on the Fourth

Nantucket’s famous July 4th festivities are a full day of old-fashioned fun.  If this is your first time enjoying our island celebration, it helps to keep a few things in mind: Leave your car at home.  With Main Street and some side streets closed to traffic, parking will be difficult.  […]

Water Fight
Nantucket Events

Festivities and Fireworks for the Fourth

by Sarah Teach Two hundred thirty-six years after our country declared her independence, we still throw an annual commemorative party; and the little island of Nantucket throws an exceptional bash!  All day long on July 4th, Nantucket is bursting with activities, many of which are suitable for families but still […]