Come out for a Nantucket Summer getaway where there is never a dull moment! The annual Nantucket Yoga Festival, Nantucket Triathlon, Nantucket Summer Antiques Show, and Opera House Cup Regatta are all coming right up.
Summer is cruising along and Nantucket is all a-bustle with fun things to do and see and special events to attend. In fact, there are so many special events and seasonal happenings coming up that there is not enough space to list them all here.
The Nantucket Yoga Festival and other events listed below are just a few of the bigger attractions coming up. Peruse a full list of upcoming events on Nantucket here.
Nantucket Yoga Festival
July 12-14, 2019 – 33 Bartlett Farm Rd
The annual Nantucket Yoga Festival brings yoga instructors, wellness experts, and healthy living guides together for a weekend of health and inspiration. The event includes workshops, classes, vendors, and a variety of special events.
Opening night is Friday, July 12th, from 6pm to 8:30pm at The Westmoor Club. Workshops and classes run from 8am to 6pm at Bartlett’s Ocean View Farm. The Vendor Area will be open Saturday, 8am to 6pm and Sunday, 10am to 6pm.
This grueling race includes a swim course (.33 miles), bike course (13.4 miles), and a run course (3.4 miles). The race begins on the beach to the left of the west Jetty at 6:30am sharp. View the course map.
An After Race Party is planned at Cisco Brewers – 5 Bartlett Farm Road, from 11am to 3pm the day of the race.
Nantucket Summer Antiques Show
August 2-5, 2019 – 61 Sparks Ave
If you like antiques, you’ll love the 4th annual Nantucket Summer Antiques Show! The island is well known for its fine quality antiques. This show always brings them out in force. You will not believe your eyes. Specialties include marine antiques, paintings, fine furniture, silver, rare books, jewelry, and contemporary art.
The event is held at the air-conditioned Nantucket Boys and Girls Club. Hours are: 10am to 6pm, August 2nd and 3rd; 10am to 5pm August 4th; and 10am to 3pm August 5th.
More information can be found online at nantucketsummerantiquesshow.com.
Opera House Cup Regatta
August 18, 2019
The Opera House Cup Regatta was the East Coast’s first all-wooden, single-hulled classic boat regatta. 46 years later, the race still attracts some of the finest wooden sailboats around.
The Opera House Cup Regatta is the grand finale of Nantucket Race Week, which culminates with the OHC Awards “party of the season” at 7pm on Jetties Beach, Sunday evening. The Opera House Cup sees numerous awards and two Overall Winners, one in the Cruising Division, another Day Racing.
This year’s race kicks off from the harbor with the annual Rainbow Fleet Parade at 8am, Sunday, Aug 18.
Visit www.operahousecup.org for more information.
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