45th Annual Nantucket Daffofil Festival

Daffodil Car Parade - ladies Enjoying Themselves   Date & Time: April 27th, 2018, 9:30 AM to 3 PM

Annual Daffodil Festival Weekend Antique Car Parade & Tailgate Picnic.
Visit Town early to watch the bedecked and bedazzled vintage cars line up on Main Street. (Drivers are often garbed in themed costume!)  Vote on your favorite cars, with “People’s Choice” ballots available outside of the Chamber office at Zero Main Street.  Car staging begins at 9:30 AM.  Parade starts at 12 PM, following  this route: right on Centre Street, right on Broad Street, right on South Water Street, and back up Main Street.  Cars continue left on Orange Street and head out of town, around the Rotary and out Milestone Road to ‘Sconset.  Cars park along the right. All picnics are eligible to win ribbons.

    Date & Time: April 27, 2018, 10:30 AM

Annual Daffodil Festival Children’s Parade. Fun for children of all ages and their families. Decorate your bicycle, wagon, skateboard, baby carriage or other self-propelled vehicle with a Daffodil theme, or simply come decked out in your best Daffy gear. Ribbons awarded to all participants. Children under 10 should be accompanied by an adult, and all children on bicycles MUST wear a helmet. Staging begins at 10:15 AM, Children’s Beach band stand, Harbor View Way.

    Date & Time: April 27, 2018 10:45 AM

Annual Daffodil Festival Hat Pageant.  Show off your creativity with a festively decorated, Daffodil-themed hat (elegant or goof... it’s all good!) and join the Pageant!  Open to men, women & children.  Ribbons awarded in adult and children’s categories.  Starts immediately after the Children’s Parade.  Children’s Beach band stand, Harbor View Way.  

    Date & Time: April 27, 2018 11:30 AM

NanPuppets at Children's Beach. Grab your picnic lunches and head to Children's Beach for an original performance of Lizza Obremski's phenomenal Nanpuppets to delight all ages. A Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce signature event. 508.228.1700.

    Date & Time: April 27, 2018 12:00 AM

Nantucket Music Center Drumline.

Nantucket Music Center's drumline will be performing at the top of Main Street. A Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce signature event. 508.228.1700. www.Nantucketchamber.org

    Date & Time: April 27, 2018, 12:30 PM

10thAnnual Daffy Dog Parade. All friendly and leashed dogs are welcome to participate! Daffy costumes & decorations strongly encouraged. Prizes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place; must be registered to win. Register from 10 AM-12 PM at the table at the corner of Federal & Main. Suggested donation: $5. Proceeds benefit Nantucket Safe Harbor for Animals. Parade will be held at Children's Beach. 


Date & Time: April 28th, 2018, 1-3 PM

Children’s Beach Family Picnic. 
Grab your picnic lunches, and head to Children’s Beach!  Robin of Raven's Walk, will enthrall you with tales of the pirates who sailed Nantucket Sound and Nanpuppets will delight one and all with an original show.


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