When describing Nantucket’s annual Christmas Stroll celebration, most people think of Main Street lined with Christmas trees, Santa Claus arriving by Coast Guard cutter, people in matching costumes wearing elaborate holiday headgear, and the iconic Christmas tree in Killen’s dory bobbing peacefully in Nantucket Harbor.
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Nantucket Christmas Stroll Turns 40
The instigators of the original Nantucket Christmas Stroll were merely trying to prevent islanders from escaping to Cape Cod, 30 miles 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 […]
Special Shopping Online
Nantucket Christmas Stroll Weekend offers many opportunities to start and maybe even finish your holiday shopping. Johnston’s Cashmere is offering unbelievable prices on Scottish cashmere at both their flagship store at 4 Federal Street and their special pop-up store at 33 Main Street! Think $149 on cashmere tops that are […]
A magical winter wonderland of wreaths and trees transforms the architectural spaces of the Nantucket Whaling Museum into an enchanted holiday forest throughout Nantucket’s winter holiday season. Beginning with the NHA Festival of Wreaths, a free community event held the week of Thanksgiving in the Peter Foulger Gallery of the […]