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October on Nantucket

Fall is arguably one of the best seasons to experience Nantucket. The trees are changing color and the air is crisp.  Take a peek at some of Great Point Properties’ favorite things to during the month of October.

Cranberry Festival, October 7th, 11:00am – 4:00pm

Come out to the Festival grounds and watch the berries being harvested, learn about the history of cranberry farming on Nantucket, participate in the family activities or relax and enjoy the music. Take in the autumn landscape of one of the most beautiful places on Nantucket. Take some cranberries home to enjoy throughout the fall and holiday seasons.

Nantucket Grown Food Festival, October 12 – October 15

The 2nd Annual NantucketGrown™ Food Festival will feature a unique and exciting series of events,
hosted by Sustainable Nantucket in collaboration with the farmers, chefs, fishermen, brewers, beekeepers and artisanal food producers. Check out their website for full details of events and schedules.

Columbus Day Weekend Dining

This is the closing weekend for a few of the Nantucket summer restaurants. Don’t miss your last chance to dine and drink at some of these Nantucket favorite dining spots.

Straight Wharf Restaurant: Last Day Monday October 9

Sandbar at Jetties Beach: Last Day Monday, October 9

Cru: Last Day Monday, October 9

The Pearl: Last Day Sunday, October 8

The Boarding House: Last Day Sunday, October 8

Core, Nantucket, MA

Take a Class!

Fall is the perfect time to renew and rejuvenate, take time to invest in your health and wellness. We have some favorite spots for unwinding this fall.


Nantucket’s in town apparatus-based Pilates studio and boutique. Offering private and semi-private training with classically trained (Power Pilates) instructors, Balanced Body equipment and clothing that will make you feel and look good while you work out! Conveniently located on North Beach Street near Brant Point, CORE is an easy stroll from Main Street, but with plenty of parking nearby.

BONUS: They are having their Fishbowl Sale is this weekend! Get between 15%-50% off your retail purchase!

The Yoga Room

Under new direction, The Yoga Room has expanded its class offerings. Whether you are looking for a more intense Yoga routine or something more restorative there is an array of offerings this fall.

Nantucket Cycling and Fitness

If you are looking for a more intense routine, Nantucket Cycling and Fitness offers cycling classes, cross fit, and an array of high intensity fitness classes. Signing up for classes is a easy with their online booking tool, classes are available for both adults and teens. 

Get Outside! 

Explore some of the beautiful acres of conservation land and Nantucket walking or running trails. Now that things ave quieted down and the weather is still mild it is a great time to explore some of the Nature on Island. Take a look at the trail guides and explore something new!

Milestone Trail Overlook Nantucket, MA