This weekend in a quaint little town on martha’s vineyard, the island celebrates christmas together. The 3-day event draws people from each island town and village, as well as countless visitors from off-island who come to share in the festivities known aschristmas in edgartown. IN Its 32nd year, christmas in edgartown has long ago become a holiday tradition. THE Celebration kicks off friday, december 13, with the lighting of the edgartown lighthouse. THE Fun continues all day and into the evening on saturday with events for all ages and interests, including a late-morning parade, walking tours, face painting, holiday concerts, sing-a-longs, the ever-popular great chowder contest, sleigh rides on chappaquiddick, and the village tree lighting. CHECK Out our calendar page for details! SUNDAY Begins the last day of the weekend-long celebration with breakfast with santa, a community event co-sponsored by the martha’s vineyard chamber of commerce and the wharf restaurant to raise money for the jim lambert memorial scholarship fund for island students. The day continues with a scavenger hunt, an artisan showcase, nature-themed ornament making, a holiday children’s book reading, and special showings of christmas movies. CHECK Out our calendar page for details! THROUGHOUT The weekend, edgartown shops and merchants welcome you with holiday cheer, specials, treats, and open houses – all with a charm the vineyard is known for. There is truly no better place for holiday shopping than martha’s vineyard. Our independent shops and local small businesses offer unique, artisanal, and quality gifts, goods, and products. Additionally, just a short drive from edgartown you’ll find thevineyard artisans festival at the grange hall in west tisbury – well worth the excursion to find one-of-a-kind handcrafts! CHECK Out our calendar page for more details! IF You’ve never experienced christmas in edgartown, let this year be the year you discover its magic. In fact, the only thing prettier than the vineyard in summer are all our quaint villages decked out in holiday twinkle lights! BE Sure to check out our last minute lodging page for accommodations, and use our handy calendar page to see a list of all the events happening this weekend to ensure you don’t miss a thing. SEE You on the vineyard!
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