Festival of Trees

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Festival of Trees

Thank you to all who helped make the Festival of Trees a success.

Save the Date for 2022

Preview Party: Thursday, December 1
Trees on display: December 2–31

Donald Dallaire and David HandyThe Festival of Trees is the NHA’s highly anticipated holiday tradition that transforms the Whaling Museum into a festive winter wonderland for the entire month of December! This event features community-crafted trees designed by local merchants, nonprofit organizations, artists, and children. The NHA is extremely grateful for the involvement and support of the many individuals and organizations that contribute to the success of the Festival of Trees. Your creativity and talent make it all possible.

Special thanks to our 2021 Festival of Trees Chairs, Donald Dallaire and David Handy.



To reserve your time to visit the Festival of Trees and purchase your ticket online,
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FREE for NHA Members and Island Residents
Timed entry not required for Members – enjoy the Museum anytime!



Festival of Trees Family Nights

With your family and friends, enjoy an evening tour of this year’s forest of holiday trees, creatively, ingeniously, and generously decked out by members of our Nantucket community. Special entertainment will be provided by select groups of Nantucket’s young talented performers. The lights will be low and spirits high!

Enjoy a take-home craft as a parting holiday gift.

December 10, 2021
Featuring the Accidentals and Naturals
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December 14, 2021
Featuring Nantucket’s Irish Step Dancers
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Out of an abundance of caution, our December 21 Family Night is canceled due to the recent rise in COVID-19 cases on Nantucket.
Featuring Nantucket Community School’s DanceWorks
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Thanks to our 2021 Festival of Trees Family Nights sponsor, Something Natural.



Enjoy a tour of the 2020 Festival of Trees


Become a Business Sponsor

For more information about Festival of Trees and Festival of Wreaths Sponsorship Opportunities, please contact:

Director of Corporate Development
Stacey W. Stuart
sstuart@nha.org
508-228-1894, ext. 130


2021 Sponsors

The Nantucket Historical Association preserves and interprets the history of Nantucket through its programs, collections, and properties, in order to promote the island’s significance and foster an appreciation of it among all audiences.

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