About NHA Special Events

In addition to regular giving and memberships, the Nantucket Historical Association relies on the proceeds from these annual special events to fulfill its important mission of education and preservation through educational programs, the Whaling Museum and historic properties, the collections, changing exhibitions, and special projects. Please mark your calendar and join us!

Festival of Wreaths

Silent Auction! Take a chance to win one of the eighty beautifully crafted wreaths created by members of the Nantucket community and on display in the McCausland Gallery.

Preview Party,
Tuesday, November 24, 2015

November 25 & 27 – 29, 2015
Whaling Museum

(Closed Thanksgiving Day Thursday, November 26)

Festival of Trees

This island tradition features brilliantly decorated trees designed by community members, local merchants, nonprofit organizations, artists, artisans, and school children.

Preview Party,
Thursday, December 3, 2015

December 4 – 27, 2015,
Fridays – Sundays

December 28 – 31, 2015
Monday – Thursday
Whaling Museum

(Closed Christmas Day: Friday, December 25)

Antiques & Design Show
of Nantucket

The Antiques & Design Show is the highlight of Nantucket’s summer season and one of the most highly regarded antiques show on the east coast, attracting collectors and enthusiasts to the island.

July 29 – August 3, 2015
Bartlett's Farm