SPRING FOR THE ARTS on Martha’s Vineyard
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Spring on Martha’s Vineyard brings an explosion of all things arts and culture the Island has to offer. With events in theater, music, gallery exhibitions, multiple film festivals, and culinary delights for the wine lover, Martha's Vineyard has everything you want for a perfect Spring fling. Plus, you get the added benefit of nice weather and reduced rates for lodging.
Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival, March 16-19
The Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival takes place at the quaint Chilmark Community Center. Enjoy the incredible lineup of movies, with the opportunity to speak with directors, editors, and members of the community.
MVY Radio Big Chili Contest, March 25
The MVY Radio Big Chili Contest, which celebrates its 31st anniversary this year, kicks off Spring with a bit of heat! On-Island friends and groups of friends from off-Island all come together to warm up the season with some spicy treats and milder bites for a full-day event with live music, tasty chili, fun drinks, and an overall rockin' good time.
Spectrum LGBT+ Film Festival, April 27-30
The Martha’s Vineyard Film Society’s newest, 4-day festival presents “a world perspective on LGBT stories, people and issues” with a variety of films, guest speakers, discussions, and a special event focused on LGBT youth.
Martha’s Vineyard Wine Festival, May 11-14
This 4-day festival is like no other wine experience. Taking place Island-wide at various private homes and businesses, visitors enjoy perfect pairings of wine and food in one of the most beautiful settings in the world, Martha's Vineyard.
Pink & Green Weekend, May 12-14
Pink & Green Weekend celebrates Spring and Mother's Day with numerous fun-filled events, including a Pink & Green Adult Prom, a local pub crawl, Mother's Day brunches, a pink & green dog show, themed sales at independent merchants, a Cirque Du Pink & Green plant show that transforms an Island nursery into a circus, and much more.
MV Environmental Film Festival, May 25-28
Nature as Inspiration: MV Environmental Film Festival spans four days, and combines environmental films, discussions, and an art exhibit. Focusing on one of the issues deeply important to the coastal community of Martha’s Vineyard, the Environmental Film Festival brings together experts, community members, and special guests.
Chamber Music Society's Spring Concert, May 28
The Martha's Vineyard Chamber Music Society kicks off the season with one of their most popular and well attended events of the year - the Spring Concert! Come listen to the melodic sounds of distinguished musicians with an ensemble of flute, oboe, and piano.
Be sure to visit MVY.com for a full list of Spring events and to best plan your trip!