Top Five 4th of July ACKtivities

Water Fight on Main Street
Main Street @ Noon: Thursday, July 4th

Join in the annual Fourth of July water fight fun as the Town of Nantucket’s Fire Department take on the Boynton Lane Reserves. In an effort to protect our harbors, please leave all the water balloons at home. Have fun and be kind!

Firecracker 5
Nantucket Health Club @ 7 am: Sunday, July 7th

The race starts at Nantucket Health Club, as the course is 3.1 miles rolling out to Monomoy and back. $25 Run/Walk entry fee. Free official race t-shirt to the first 500 runners and walkers to pick up their numbers at the Nantucket Health Club. It is strongly recommended that you pick up your timing chip & t-shirt Saturday, July 6th from 9:00 AM to 6 PM

Click here to register. 




Plan a Picnic

Stock up on your favorite local treats at Bartlett’s Farm then find a spot on a stretch of sand enjoying time with family and friends. Pro Tip: Get to the beach early

Children’s Beach
Thursday, July 4th at 5 pm

Potato Sack Race, Three Legged Races, Wheel Barrow Races and Tug of War as well as live music.

Fireworks at Jetties Beach
Jetties Beach @ 9pm: Friday, July 5th

Pro Tip: Head down to the beach early to claim your spot, bring a beach chair and blankets. Bonus is that Sandbar will be open during the fireworks display.

Photo Credit: @photohoenk