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 >

Two weeks each year the restaurants in Nantucket, MA celebrate the culinary arts with Nantucket Restaurant Week. September 25 through October 1, 2017 will be a super time to visit the island. Enjoy the quieter fall season and celebrate the exceptional food, wine, and hospitality at the island’s restaurants and here at Brass Lantern Inn. Read More >

Breathe in the salt air… Walk the cobblestone streets of this classic, old whaling village… Listen to the sound of the ocean’s waves on the beach… Watch the sea birds nesting near the quiet waters of the harbor. Choose to be active or choose just to be… It’s time for a summer getaway to Nantucket Read More >

Come to Nantucket July 24 – July 29, 2017, for the Nantucket Atheneum Dance Festival, a week of programs related to ballet and other genres of dance! The Dance Festival is a major fundraiser for the Nantucket Atheneum, one of Nantucket’s premiere cultural and community treasures. The library serves the year-round population of the island of 15,000, as 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 >

Enjoy fabulous food and wine while benefitting Nantucket Island Youth. All the proceeds from this year’s Annual Nantucket Wine & Food Festival will support the Culinary Arts Mentoring Program by underwriting the costs of visiting chefs, field trips for the students, and paid student employment opportunities. This festival will offer advice, education, tastings, and culinary Read More >

Despite its impressive demonstration and teaching kitchens, with gleaming stainless equipment on every wall and the latest in demonstration technology, the Nantucket Culinary Center‘s mission is to teach regular people to cook for themselves and has a variety of courses to do just that. In Partnership with Sustainable Nantucket Starting with very young cooks, Chef Greg Margolis Read More >

A large part of Nantucket Town is the newest Massachusetts Cultural District!  This small area of the Island offers a wealth of cultural activities – artistic, theatrical, literary and musical – that are readily available within a short walk from the Brass Lantern. In January, the Massachusetts Cultural Council voted unanimously to approve the district which will help Read More >

The Nantucket Culinary Center, just down the street from the Brass Lantern, is open for business! The extensive renovation, which began in 2014, has transformed a lovely Greek revival style building that had been sadly in need of attention, into a three level, state of the art culinary center designed to celebrate the art and 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 >