15 Nov 2019

On-Island Holiday Shopping Guide

The holidays are quickly approaching! What are you going to get the Nantucket lover in your life? While you can get whatever your heart desires on the internet, there’s great local finds right here on Nantucket. There is something for everyone! Check out the different upcoming shopping events and plan your holiday shopping accordingly!

Nantucket Artisans Collective Thanksgiving Craft Show

Saturday November 30th | 10am to 5pm | Upstairs at Preservation Hall, 11 Centre Street

Get some Christmas shopping done early and stop by the Artisan Craft Show at 11 Centre Street to check out the goods – jewelry, pottery, textiles, fine art, confections and more! Get something for the Nantucket lover in your life and support Sustainable Nantucket while you’re at it.

Christmas Stroll

Saturday December 6th – 9th

Holiday spirit is at an all time high during ACK Stroll Weekend. From December 6th through December 8th, the island is bustling with holiday revelers. Local shops open their doors to holiday shoppers with sales, holiday treats and cheer. Stop by the Susan Lee Gallery for a jewelry pop-up at 12 South Beach Street. Once you’re tired of shopping, grab a bite to eat at one of the many restaurants open for the weekend. Stay tuned for LRE’s Guide to ACK Stroll hitting the blog in two weeks.

19th Annual Yuletide Fair

Saturday December 14th| 10am to 2pm | Nantucket Lighthouse School

What are you going to get the Nantucket lover in your life this holiday season? The 19th Annual Yuletide Fair at the Nantucket Lighthouse School has a myriad of options from local Nantucket artisans to find the perfect holiday gift. Shop the local vendors, enjoy some holiday treats from the Holiday Bake Shop, take in the musical entertainment and have the kids stay occupied with holiday craft activities.


December Delight

Saturday December 14th | 9am to 4pm | Nantucket High School

Stop by the High School Gymnasium on Saturday December 14th to stock up on holiday gifts and support the NHS Senior Class! December Delight is one of the biggest holiday fairs of the season, and is a great place to find gifts for everyone on your list. Bonus – the bake sale items are always killer so you can snack while you shop!


Red Tickets

Have you been shopping at any local businesses recently? Already hoarding those red tickets away? For those who have no idea what we’re talking about, participating local businesses are handing out red tickets this holiday shopping season for a big Christmas Eve raffle on Main Street. For every $25 you spend, you get a red ticket. The raffle will be drawn at 3pm on Christmas Eve. There are 3 chances to win $1000 and the big prize of $5000. Shop local for your chance to win. Pro-tip: plan your shopping for Saturday December 14th, when it is double red ticket day!

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