Have you started your planning for the holidays? Typically, planning includes long email chains with family members or phone calls, planning meals, travel, and accommodations….so why not this year make Nantucket your new holiday tradition! We are your home away from home and a stay at Brass Lantern Inn you will leave feeling relaxed this Read More >

Nantucket Island is absolutely enchanting during the holiday season! Nantucket Noel is a month long holiday celebration starting with the Cold Turkey Plunge, peaking with the Annual Christmas Stroll weekend, several weeks of great Christmas shopping and culminating with Nantucket New Year’s! The Annual Cold Turkey Plunge will take place on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 23, Read More >

Everyone on Nantucket Island loves to celebrate all seasons and holidays. Halloween is one of the most fun! Bring your favorite canine friend to stay for free at Brass Lantern Inn and when you add the “Howl-A-Ween” package for the weekend of October 27-29, 2018. Your pooch will enjoy the welcome treats, dog bed and Read More >

Summer on Nantucket Island is special. The beach, the boats, the bikes, and the history of the seaport town make it a wonderful summer destination. Perhaps THE BEST time to be on Nantucket is over the Independence Day holiday. The town celebrates our Independence with fireworks, family activities, and children’s games on the beach. The Read More >

Christmas Stroll on Nantucket, December 4 – 6, 2015, just keeps getting better! Stroll was started 42 years ago as a way of showcasing the local merchants to the Island for local, early Christmas shopping and over the years, it has grown into a ‘must do’ Nantucket event for visitors and residents, year-round and seasonal Read More >

Start a new tradition – come to Nantucket for Thanksgiving! Arrive on Wednesday evening or early on Thursday to fully enjoy the Thanksgiving events on Nantucket. First up on Thanksgiving morning, the Cold Turkey Plunge – a fundraiser for the Weezie Children’s Library at the Nantucket Atheneum.  Watch – or join – the hundreds of ‘plungers’ Read More >

Fourth of July on Nantucket is reminiscent of our childhood memories – and you can re-live those happy times with a Nantucket Fourth of July celebration! This day’s worth of events begin at 9 am with a reading of the Declaration of Independence and the Bill of Rights at the Unitarian Universalist Meeting House on Orange Street. Read More >

Step one step down into Meursault, a wine and cheese cafe on Broad Street, and you will be reminded of your last trip to France! Meursault, which opened summer of 2014, provides a lovely setting for a light meal – perfectly paired wines, cheeses and charcuterie – and a nice alternative to traditional multi-course dinners. Read More >

People tend to make their reservations for a Nantucket getaway well in advance – especially when their reservations are for one of Nantucket’s most popular festivals, Christmas Stroll, which takes place the first weekend after Thanksgiving. Our location, 30 miles out to sea, and our identity as a destination resort, require a considerable amount of Read More >

First the Plungers rush in – then they rush out! Nantucket’s Thanksgiving Day begins with the “Cold Turkey Plunge” at Children’s Beach when hundreds of stalwart swimmers run into the chilly water – and run right back out again! The Plunge is a fundraiser to benefit the Weezie Children’s Library at the Nantucket Atheneum and Read More >