Nantucket, an enchanting island located off the coast of Massachusetts, is a perfect destination for those seeking a unique and unforgettable vacation. With its stunning natural beauty, rich history, and vibrant cultural scene, Nantucket Island offers a wide range of exciting events for visitors. And what better way to explore this picturesque island than with a Jeep rental from Affordable Rentals, providing you with the freedom to discover hidden gems and create unforgettable memories? Here are our recommendations for June events that will make your Nantucket vacation truly extraordinary.
Nantucket Oyster Fest: Indulge in the Island’s Bounty of the Sea
Kickstart your Nantucket adventure with the highly-anticipated Nantucket Oyster Fest on June 4. This celebration of all things oysters showcases the island’s thriving culinary scene. Savor delectable oyster delicacies accompanied by beer from Cisco Brewers. Immerse yourself in the island’s rich maritime heritage while enjoying fresh seafood and engaging activities for the whole family. Tickets include a t-shirt and unlimited oysters!
Plein Air Festival: Witness the Beauty of Nantucket Through Art
From June 13-18th, take your Jeep rental to Big Gallery and embrace the art lover within you at the Plein Air Festival in Nantucket. This captivating free event brings together talented artists who set up their easels outdoors to capture the island’s breathtaking landscapes. Engage with the artists, witness their creative process, and even bring home a unique piece of Nantucket art to commemorate your trip.
Sankaty Head Lighthouse Open Day: Witness History Come to Life
June 17 marks the much-anticipated open day of the Sankaty Head Lighthouse, a historic landmark in Nantucket. Twice a year people can climb to the top of this iconic lighthouse, which has guided ships along the island’s shores since 1850. Not only will you see the lighthouse from the inside, but you’ll have breathtaking panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean. Don’t miss this opportunity to step back in time and witness the grandeur of Nantucket’s maritime past. Tickets are available starting June 1 for visitors seven years and older.
Nantucket Book Festival: Immerse Yourself in Literary Bliss
Bookworms, unite! The Nantucket Book Festival is a haven for literary enthusiasts and a must-visit event for any book lover. Engage with acclaimed authors, attend captivating readings and panel discussions, and explore literary treasures from June 15-18th. Whether you’re a fan of fiction, non-fiction, or poetry, the Nantucket Book Festival offers something for everyone. The best part of the festival? It’s free to attend.
If you want an adventure-filled experience, then a vacation to Nantucket in June is just what you need. With a Jeep rental as your trusty companion, you can explore all the island has to offer. Contact Affordable Rentals at (508) 313-9313 or book your rental online. Unleash your adventurous spirit and get ready for an unforgettable Nantucket Island, MA getaway.