Annual Events

December 2 - 8, 2018

Sunday, December 2

Island Community Chorus Holiday Concert

The Island Community Chorus, led by director Peter Boak, launches the season with its annual holiday concert. A reception with treats served by the choir...

Crosslands Annual Christmas Displays

Crosslands annual Christmas displays and light/music show.

Monday, December 3

The Big Book Giveaway

At the Edgartown Library "weeding season" has begun, which means there are full carts of new, nearly new, and good condition books for free. The selection...

Crosslands Annual Christmas Displays

Crosslands annual Christmas displays and light/music show.

Tuesday, December 4

The Big Book Giveaway

At the Edgartown Library "weeding season" has begun, which means there are full carts of new, nearly new, and good condition books for free. The selection...

Crosslands Annual Christmas Displays

Crosslands annual Christmas displays and light/music show.

Wednesday, December 5

The Big Book Giveaway

At the Edgartown Library "weeding season" has begun, which means there are full carts of new, nearly new, and good condition books for free. The selection...

Crosslands Annual Christmas Displays

Crosslands annual Christmas displays and light/music show.

Ferry Captains Appreciation Potluck

Our most popular potluck. Come show your appreciation for all the hard work these people do for us. Please bring a dish for at least 6 people. Hosted by the...

Thursday, December 6

Christmas in Edgartown

Christmas in Edgartown is a weekend festival you don’t want to miss. Every year through the various events, Christmas In Edgartown helps raise over $50,000...

Christmas in Edgartown: Children’s Christmas Crafts

Join us in The Carnegie activity room for delightful holiday crafts that are perfect for children ages 3 to 10 to fashion into festive decorations or...

Christmas in Edgartown: Find Murray the Elf

Calling all kids big and small. Find Murray the Elf in Vineyard Vines and receive a special giveaway *while supplies last, no purchase necessary.

The Big Book Giveaway

At the Edgartown Library "weeding season" has begun, which means there are full carts of new, nearly new, and good condition books for free. The selection...

Teddy Bear Suite

Celebrating its 8th enchanting year, Point B Realty’s Martha’s Vineyard Teddy Bear Suite fundraiser is a magical holiday tradition where family memories are...

Christmas in Edgartown: Bad Martha Season Finale

Join Bad Martha as they say thanks for a great 2018 season. With one last weekend before closing for winter, enjoy your favorite beers, discounts merchandise...

Christmas in Edgartown: Ornament Making

Kid-friendly snowflake ornament making event. Make one beautiful beaded ornament and guests may make several if they’d like. Light refreshments will be served.

Christmas in Edgartown: Late Night Lights

Let evening shop lights entice you in for our first annual CIE Late Night Lights on Main. To kick-off Christmas In Edgartown, stores will be open until 8...

Crosslands Annual Christmas Displays

Crosslands annual Christmas displays and light/music show.

Christmas in Edgartown: Gifts of Art - An Island Art Show

Make merry during The Carnegie’s opening reception of Gifts of Art: An Island Art Show, featuring new works by Marston Clough, Margot Datz, Anna Lowell...

Christmas in Edgartown: Kick Off to Christmas

Come kick-off Christmas in Edgartown with your favorite sales staff. The great employees of Backwater Trading Co. will be dressed to the nines and ready to...

Christmas in Edgartown: Wine & Cheese Reception

Come join Rockland Trust for delicious food, music, give-aways, and of course wine and cheese.

Christmas in Edgartown: A Godwink Christmas Vineyard Premier

Hosted by Island authors/executive producers, SQuire Rushnell and Louise DuArt A free screening of one of Hallmark Channel’s top movies of the 2018...

Friday, December 7

Christmas in Edgartown

Christmas in Edgartown is a weekend festival you don’t want to miss. Every year through the various events, Christmas In Edgartown helps raise over $50,000...

Christmas in Edgartown: Children’s Christmas Crafts

Join us in The Carnegie activity room for delightful holiday crafts that are perfect for children ages 3 to 10 to fashion into festive decorations or...

Christmas in Edgartown: Find Murray the Elf

Calling all kids big and small. Find Murray the Elf in Vineyard Vines and receive a special giveaway *while supplies last, no purchase necessary.

Christmas in Edgartown: Gifts of Art - An Island Art Show

Make merry during The Carnegie’s opening reception of Gifts of Art: An Island Art Show, featuring new works by Marston Clough, Margot Datz, Anna Lowell...

Christmas in Edgartown: Holiday Crafts

Take a break from shopping and join Vineyard Vines for holiday crafts for kids. Sips and snacks will be served.

The Big Book Giveaway

At the Edgartown Library "weeding season" has begun, which means there are full carts of new, nearly new, and good condition books for free. The selection...

Christmas in Edgartown: Chili Bar

Join the Edgartown Council on Aging for the annual Holiday Open House and Chili Bar. A crowd favorite and always a great way to start the festive weekend.

Christmas in Edgartown: Black Dog Best Buddies Holiday Photo Contest

Come to The Black Dog General Store with you and your dog dressed the same to enter the holiday-themed Look-Alike Contest. Doggie gift basket will be awarded...

Teddy Bear Suite

Celebrating its 8th enchanting year, Point B Realty’s Martha’s Vineyard Teddy Bear Suite fundraiser is a magical holiday tradition where family memories are...

Christmas in Edgartown: Good Tidings + Gift Wrapping

Spend a day in a Gazette Winter Wonderland. Take Polaroid and digital photos with your friends at the photobooth, snack on cookies and treats, warm up with...

Christmas in Edgartown: Bad Martha Season Finale

Join Bad Martha as they say thanks for a great 2018 season. With one last weekend before closing for winter, enjoy your favorite beers, discounts merchandise...

Christmas in Edgartown: Collecting the Spirit of Christmas

The Church will be open for those who wish to spend time with Jesus, and a collection box will be available for donations of baby necessities which will go...

Christmas in Edgartown: Donaroma’s Twelve Days of Christmas

Stroll through Donaroma’s Nursery to enjoy and explore the Spirit of the Season on Friday and Saturday evening. Donations will be going to the Boys & Girls...

Christmas in Edgartown: Horse & Wagon Rides

Ride the horse-drawn wagon and sing carols while riding from the Mini Park around downtown.

Christmas in Edgartown: Mytoi Illumination

Experience Mytoi in a way you have never seen it before. Enjoy a magical stroll through our Japanese inspired garden, and witness it come to life at night.

Crosslands Annual Christmas Displays

Crosslands annual Christmas displays and light/music show.

Christmas in Edgartown: Vineyard Trust’s Annual Cocktail Party

Celebrate an old-fashioned Christmas at the beautifully decorated Dr. Daniel Fisher House. Cocktails and passed hors d’oeuvres catered by Buckley’s Gourmet...

Christmas in Edgartown: Minnesinger Concert

The Island’s premier high school choral group, the MVRHS Minnesingers, performs a concert of seasonal favorites at the magnificent Old Whaling Church. A...

Saturday, December 8

Christmas in Edgartown

Christmas in Edgartown is a weekend festival you don’t want to miss. Every year through the various events, Christmas In Edgartown helps raise over $50,000...

Christmas in Edgartown: Arts & Crafts Festival

In its 26th year, this annual event features the work of over 40 Island artists and craftspeople. Fine art, jewelry, pottery, fiber art, chocolates,...

Christmas in Edgartown: Children’s Christmas Crafts

Join us in The Carnegie activity room for delightful holiday crafts that are perfect for children ages 3 to 10 to fashion into festive decorations or...

Christmas in Edgartown: Collecting the Spirit of Christmas

The Church will be open for those who wish to spend time with Jesus, and a collection box will be available for donations of baby necessities which will go...

Christmas in Edgartown: Dover’s Designs Trunk Show

Shop Dover’s Designs and your favorite Island jewelry for the most coveted holiday gifts.

Christmas in Edgartown: Find Murray the Elf

Calling all kids big and small. Find Murray the Elf in Vineyard Vines and receive a special giveaway *while supplies last, no purchase necessary.

Christmas in Edgartown: Gifts of Art - An Island Art Show

Make merry during The Carnegie’s opening reception of Gifts of Art: An Island Art Show, featuring new works by Marston Clough, Margot Datz, Anna Lowell...

Christmas in Edgartown: Girl Scout Cookies

Join the troop at the Mini Park to purchase your holiday treats.

Christmas in Edgartown: Nog On The Green

Toast the season with holiday favorites from Island Cocktail Company. Stay warm with hot apple cider, Egg Nog, and fresh Island donuts.

Christmas in Edgartown: Plum Hill Elves Faire

Children and families can make quality crafts, like our ever popular gingerbread houses. Enjoy a delicious warm lunch made by Island chefs and local...

Christmas in Edgartown: Pop In Tea Party

Warm up at Salte during a Holiday Tea Party with the owners of The Captain’s Daughters, a boutique tea brand from Provincetown, MA. Sip and shop our favorite...

Christmas in Edgartown: Quick Refresh

Swing by the Vineyard Square Hotel courtyard to enjoy chair mesages, paraffin dips, gift card deals and live music.

Christmas in Edgartown: Wreath Making

Stop by Donaroma’s Nursery for a day of festive wreath making. $30 for dry wreaths, $40 for wet wreath or Boxwood tree. Call ahead to sign up.

Teddy Bear Suite

Celebrating its 8th enchanting year, Point B Realty’s Martha’s Vineyard Teddy Bear Suite fundraiser is a magical holiday tradition where family memories are...

The Big Book Giveaway

At the Edgartown Library "weeding season" has begun, which means there are full carts of new, nearly new, and good condition books for free. The selection...

Christmas in Edgartown: A Wild Holiday

Visit with live animals, identify bones, explore tracks and more as you learn how different animals survive winter.

Christmas in Edgartown: Best of Chesca’s On The Porch

Don’t miss the samples and sales of your favorite Chesca’s sauces….Thai Chili Glaze, Maple Mustard Balsamic Vinaigrette and Dark Chocolate Sauce. Gift the...

Christmas in Edgartown: Cookie Contest

It’s a fun way to raise money for parents who can not afford gifts for their children.

Christmas in Edgartown: ResortMan’s 2-Hour Holiday Island Tour

ResortMan’s 2-Hour Holiday Island Tour will introduce you to our 100 square mile Island by giving you the history both past and present of our 6 unique...

Christmas in Edgartown: S’mores & More

Enjoy S’mores and a hot chocolate bar in a heated tent.

Christmas in Edgartown: Animal Krackers for the Animal Shelter

The Animal Shelter of Martha’s Vineyard will be selling cat yummies and organic dog biscuit stocking stuffers. Join them between Edgartown Books and Past &...

Christmas in Edgartown: Author Signings

Post-parade, local authors will custom sign purchases. Jean Stone with her book, A Vineyard Christmas, and Amelie Loyot with her book, Vanessa the Sea...

Christmas in Edgartown: Community Outreach Christmas Party

Open to all, include St. Andrew’s Community Outreach Party in your activities for the day. Enjoy free hot and cold beverages and many delicious treats and...

Christmas in Edgartown: Good Tidings + Gift Wrapping

Spend a day in a Gazette Winter Wonderland. Take Polaroid and digital photos with your friends at the photobooth, snack on cookies and treats, warm up with...

Christmas in Edgartown: Holiday Open House

There will be samplings of farm food, s’mores by the fire, hay rides, a train village, gift drawings and raffles.

Christmas in Edgartown: Jingle Nell Rock

Swing by Nell to decorate a mermaid cookie and make your own commemorative shell ornament after the parade. Try your luck in our annual fortune cookie sale...

Christmas in Edgartown: Photos with Santa

Follow Santa to the Kelley House right after the parade for photos in the historic Kelley House hotel lobby by the fireplace.

Christmas in Edgartown: Picture Time with the Black Dog

Picture time with the the Black Dog of Martha’s Vineyard. Bring the kids for a photo with the Island’s favorite mascot while enjoying cookies and hot cocoa...

Christmas in Edgartown: The Great Red Stocking Fund Chowder Contest

The Great Chowder Contest crowns the best clam and the best seafood or Island chowder made on Martha’s Vineyard. This is held for the benefit of The Red...

Holiday Gift Show

Open daily from Nov. 17 to Dec. 16. Gifts galore - including apparel and accessories, cards, calendars, dog goods, unique soaps, gift boxes, jewelry,...

Library Friends of Oak Bluffs: Annual Holiday Open House

The Library Friends of Oak Bluffs invites everyone to celebrate the season. You'll find a buffet full of good food, friends, a snowflake craft and a visit...

SOLD OUT - Christmas in Edgartown: Scone Baking Class

Learn to bake the Hob Knob’s world-famous scones with Chef Paul. Hands on baking class and take home scones with recipes provided at the end of the session.

Christmas in Edgartown: Bad Martha Season Finale

Join Bad Martha as they say thanks for a great 2018 season. With one last weekend before closing for winter, enjoy your favorite beers, discounts merchandise...

Christmas in Edgartown: Cookie Decorating

Rosewater Market & Takeaway presents an afternoon of cookie decorating. Decorate to your hearts desire. Every cookie sold goes to Angels Helping Animals.

Christmas in Edgartown: Meet Our Local Artist - Jay Swartz

Meet Jay Swartz and see her hand-etched glassware and Christmas ornaments.

Christmas in Edgartown: Dickens Christmas Carolers

Join in singing Traditional Christmas Carols with the Dickens Minstrel Singers in the Mini Park and around town on Saturday afternoon.

Christmas in Edgartown: Wine Tasting

Come join Soigne for their annual wine tasting, cheese pairings, and get 10% off wines sampled.

Christmas in Edgartown: Minnesinger Concert

The Island’s premier high school choral group, the MVRHS Minnesingers, performs a concert of seasonal favorites at the magnificent Old Whaling Church. A...

Christmas in Edgartown: Donaroma’s Twelve Days of Christmas

Stroll through Donaroma’s Nursery to enjoy and explore the Spirit of the Season on Friday and Saturday evening. Donations will be going to the Boys & Girls...

Christmas in Edgartown: Mytoi Illumination

Experience Mytoi in a way you have never seen it before. Enjoy a magical stroll through our Japanese inspired garden, and witness it come to life at night.

Christmas in Edgartown: Ugly Sweater Patio Party

Trim the tree and sip hot toddies by the fire pit, jump in our festive photo booth and vote for your favorite ugly sweaters. Prizes awarded for Best and...

Crosslands Annual Christmas Displays

Crosslands annual Christmas displays and light/music show.

December 2 - 8, 2018