About NHA Special Events

In addition to regular giving and memberships, the Nantucket Historical Association relies on the proceeds from these annual special events to fulfill its important mission of education and preservation through educational programs, the Whaling Museum and historic properties, the collections, changing exhibitions, and special projects. Please mark your calendar and join us!

Nantucket by Design

The Flower Power Party

Tickets: $95
Must be 21 years or over to purchase tickets

Launch into Daffodil Festival with N Magazine & the Nantucket Historical Association Heavy hors d'oeuvres, festive libations, photo booth, and prize for best blooming outfit!

Friday, April 27, 2018
6 – 8:30 P.M.
Whaling Museum

Nantucket by Design

Nantucket by Design

Mark your calendars for the 2018 Nantucket by Design week of special events, the Nantucket Historical Association's major summer fundraiser! This week of events celebrates the very best in creative and inspirational design across many fields and disciplines at the height of Nantucket's summer season.

August 1 – August 4, 2018

Chair: Phoebe Tudor

Festival of Wreaths

Celebrating the 20th anniversary in 2018

The Festival of Wreaths is the NHA's kickoff celebration for the holiday season! This community event features an array of wreaths beautifully crafted by local businesses, non-profits, schools, and organizations that are displayed during the week of Thanksgiving.

Preview Party,
Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Chairs: Donald Dallaire
and David Handy

Festival of Trees

Celebrating the 25th anniversary in 2018

This island tradition features brilliantly decorated trees designed by community members, local merchants, nonprofit organizations, artists, artisans, and school children.

Preview Party,
Thursday, November 29, 2018

Chairs: Beth English and Mark Donato Honorary Chair: Kim Corkran