Daffodil Weekend on Nantucket

Daffodil Weekend on Nantucket


Get ready because Daffodil weekend on Nantucket is just around the corner! We are thrilled to share with you a curated list of the most exciting parties, pageants, and parades that you simply can't miss during this vibrant celebration!

Flower Crown Party, Dreamland Theater- Harborview Room

On Thursday, April 25th, from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM, the Dreamland Theater will host a delightful flower crown-making event. Your ticket includes materials, two drink tickets, and delicious hors d'oeuvres. Don't miss this chance to perfect your look for the Daffodil weekend! Purchase your ticket here.

Daffodil Bazaar, St. Paul’s Church

Head over to 20 Fair Street and visit Saint Paul’s Church for their annual Daffodil Bazaar, featuring local vendors offering a range of unique items from photographs to handmade jewelry. This event is free and a perfect opportunity to find special gifts not commonly found on the island.

Flower Power Party, The Whaling Museum

Highlighting the weekend is the Flower Power Party, hosted by the Nantucket Historical Association, N Magazine, and the Nantucket Chamber of Commerce at the Whaling Museum on Friday, April 26th, from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Dress in your best flower-themed attire and enjoy hors d'oeuvres, daffodil-themed cocktails, a photo booth, and a chance to win prizes for the best-dressed attendee. Grab your tickets here.

48th Daffodil Festival Antique Car Show & Parade, Main Street

On Saturday, vintage cars adorned with daffodils will line Main Street for the antique car show and parade starting at 9:30 AM, with the parade commencing at noon. Vote for your favorite car in front of the Chamber of Commerce and enjoy the spectacle as the parade travels down Milestone Road to Sconset. Can't make it to Town? Watch the parade from the Milestone bike path!

The Daffodil Hat Pageant, Children’s Beach Bandstand

Join the fun at the Children’s Beach Bandstand for the Daffodil Hat Pageant at 10:00 AM, where participants flaunt daffodil-covered hats to compete for the top prize. All ages are welcome to participate in this free event hosted by the Nantucket Chamber of Commerce.

Children’s Beach Bike Parade, Children’s Beach Bandstand

Directly following the hat pageant is the Children’s Beach Bike Parade, perfect for families. Decorate your bikes, scooters, skateboards, or strollers with daffodils and join the procession. Remember, helmets are a must for all cyclists, and children must be accompanied by an adult.

Dog Parade with NiSHA, Children’s Beach Bandstand

Don't forget about our furry friends! Head to the Children’s Beach Bandstand for the Dog Parade co-hosted by the Chamber of Commerce and NiSHA (Nantucket Safe Harbor for Animals) at 12:30 PM. Dress up your pups for a chance to win awards. Sign up on Main Street in the morning or just before the parade at the bandstand.

Siasconset Tailgate Picnic, Sconset Center

Saturday afternoon, parade participants and spectators will gather in the streets of Sconset and set up their tailgates and picnics. Bring some drinks and snacks out and enjoy what we hope to be a beautiful day on Nantucket!

While you’re out there, come say hi to the only real estate office in Sconset! Join us at 6 Main Street, Post Office Square, for a cookout and fun Daffy swag in our courtyard.

48th Nantucket Garden Club Community Daffodil Flower Show, Bartlett’s Farm

From April 26th to 28th, experience the annual flower show hosted by the Nantucket Garden Club at Bartlett’s Farm. Witness stunning displays of daffodils judged by the American Daffodil Society. Check out the show schedule here.

Don't miss out on these unforgettable experiences that capture the essence of springtime on the island!