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Nantucket New Year's

Dec 26th 2020 - Jan 2nd 2021

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Enjoy ringing in the new year on the beautiful island of Nantucket. Fill your week with fun activities and events for families and adults alike. We can't wait to celebrate with you!

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Festival of Trees

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

December 7 - 31, 2019

NHA’s highly anticipated holiday tradition which 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.

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Family Anchor Drop

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

December 31, 2019

Join us outside The Nantucket Hotel for our complimentary New Year’s Eve “Anchor Drop.” We’ll be counting down to 2020 by dropping an anchor off the top of the Hotel. Offered at 5:00 p.m. (for families) and Midnight (for all others). Complimentary Hot Chocolate will be served. 


Under the Sea Gala

6:00 pm

December 31, 2019 

Join us for a fun evening as we wave good-bye to 2019 and welcome in 2020 in our Grand Ballroom. This year’s theme is “Under the Sea,” whereby we’ll be transforming our Hotel into an underwater marine paradise. Resort Chic/Elegant/Ocean-inspired attire is suggested. 


Planning to travel to the island for New Years? Let us help you with travel and lodging options. And don't forget while your here to visit the many local restaurants, shops, and businesses that are open for the New Year! 

How to get here and where to stay

Best places to eat and drink while on island

Where to shop and other fun activities

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