Festival of Trees

Festival of Trees Logo.

Festival of Trees 2021

Trees on display Friday, December 3 through December 31, 10am–4pm, throughout the Whaling Museum.

Closed Sundays and Christmas Day, December 25

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.

FREE for NHA Members and Island Residents

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



Festival of Trees Family Nights

December 10, 14, and 21, 4–6pm
FREE to the Public. Registration is required.

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.

Two performances each evening at 4:30pm and 5:15pm.

December 10, 2021
Featuring the Accidentals and Naturals
Learn more    Register

December 14, 2021
Featuring Nantucket’s Irish Step Dancers
Learn more    Register

December 21, 2021
Featuring Nantucket Community School’s DreamWorks
Learn more    Register



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.

> >