Retail Stores and Restaurants Participate in Annual Nantucket Christmas Stroll

December 1 - 3, 2017

NANTUCKET, MASSACHUSETTS (Holiday 2017) – The 44th Annual Christmas Stroll will take place on enchanting Nantucket Island from December 1 - 3, 2017. The weekend features Santa arriving on his nautical sleigh with the help of the Coast Guard and then leading the parade through Main Street to the Jared Coffin House, where he meets with children young and old. Carolers in Victorian costumes, bell ringers, student choirs and other musicians perform on the Main Street stage as well as stroll through town performing, while visitors enjoy Nantucket's unique shops and restaurants.
Some of the highlights of the weekend will include:

Cavalier Gallery
10 Federal Street
Special Stroll hours: Friday, 12 noon to 8 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Group show featuring artists including Harry Benson, Hans Hofmann, Steve McCurry, Jan Pawlowski, Stephen Pitliuk, Jim Rennert, and Robert Stark.

Freedman’s of Nantucket
14 Centre Street
Entire store merchandise is 50% off during Stroll weekend.
Shoppers will enjoy a complimentary Swedish drink guaranteed to keep you warm.

Isabel Harvey
5 Centre Street
The entire store’s merchandise will be 20% off, with no exclusions.
Extensive collection of Grab and Go jewelry available, priced at $15 - $35. 
Shop Nantucket themed coin purses, earring, bracelets and necklaces, postcards and prints.

Jared Coffin House
29 Broad Street
The Jared Coffin House will once again host Santa Claus in the library upon his arrival to Nantucket. On Saturday, December 2 Santa Claus arrives at the Nantucket Boat Basin via a Coast Guard boat, hops on an antique fire truck, and rides up Main Street then down Centre Street to the Jared Coffin House. Here he is met by hundreds of children lined up on Broad Street, waiting for the chance to meet with him in the Jared Coffin House’s library. The Jared Coffin House will have holiday elves delivering hot cocoa to the families waiting in line. Children will depart the Jared Coffin House after meeting with Santa enjoying a goody bag filled with a Barnaby Bear Nantucket passport, candy cane and more treats.

Levitate Surf
39 Straight Wharf
Special Stroll hours: Levitate will be open Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 
Levitate visitors will each receive a Free Hot Cider.
25% off sale on Levitate’s heavyweight Flannel + Corduroy shirts for both men and women.

Love Shack
10 Old South Wharf
Special Stroll hours: Open Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Shop their End of the Year Blow Out Sale which happens only once a year. Save up to 50% off one of a kind discontinued and almost perfect jewelry and Love Shack items.
Bring in Love Shack’s postcard (being handed out on-island and ferry-wide) with your name and email address and register to be one of THREE winners in their raffle of a medium Nantucket pendant of your choice (Retail Value $100).

Zero Main Street
Special Stroll hours: Open extended hours Thursday through Sunday.
Fortune cookie sale -- pull a fortune cookie at the time of check out and receive 15-60% off total purchase.
Complimentary French macaroons and Sip and Shop for visitors on both Friday and Saturday evenings.

Nantucket Boat Basin Authentic Shop
33 Straight Wharf
Special Stroll hours: Open Thursday through Monday (November 30 through December 4).
The Authentic Nantucket Stroll Scarf will be available in store.  
All non-stroll merchandise will be 50% off.

Nantucket Peddler
37 Straight Wharf
Open for our 27th Nantucket Stroll.
Stroll scarfs, beanies and long sleeve tee shirts.
Open all weekend with up to 50% off.

2 Harbor Square
Special Stroll hours: Open Friday and Saturday 10am to 8pm and Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Perch Santa hats and candy canes to be given away, great new gift items and wide sale section available.
Peppermint Patties Hot Choco and cookies available for shoppers

34 Main Street
Free holiday flower crowns and custom ACK Naughty/ACK Nice Santa hats with purchase while supplies last.
Additional 20% off our already reduced prices.
Sips and sweets.

Skinny Dip
23 Old South Wharf
Special Stroll hours: Special weekend hours of Friday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Entire store deeply discounted up to 75% off.

The Club Car
1 Main Street
Special Stroll hours: Friday and Saturday lunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 pm. On Sunday The Club Car will open from 11:30 a.m. to approximately 7 p.m. (until the food runs out)!
Friday and Saturday the Club Car will serve dinner from 5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.

White Elephant’s Brant Point Grill
50 Easton Street
Three course Dinner Menu starting Thursday, November 30 through Sunday December 3 with choice of three appetizers, entrees and desserts - $69 per person.
Last Sunday Brunch of the 2017 Season on Sunday, December 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. - $59 per person.
Live Music: Sean Lee and the Band Friday, Saturday & Sunday night from 8 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Last Night of the Season Sunday, December 3 featuring 50% off all food sales.

White Elephant (hotel) Christmas Stroll Package
50 Easton Street
Starting Rate $1,995.00 for 3 nights
The package includes three night accommodations, a White Elephant Christmas Stroll ornament hand crafted by a local New England artist, mistletoe, Red Sangria from Nantucket Vineyards, a recipe to create holiday mulled wine and an autographed copy of a Very Nantucket Christmas by local author Nancy Thayer.
(Code: Stroll)


NIR Retail
NIR Retail, a New England Development company, leases 100 of Nantucket’s premier retail locations found on Nantucket’s most popular shopping streets: Main, Centre, Federal, South Beach and South Water, and on Old South Wharf and Straight Wharf. Shops, galleries and restaurants include North River Outfitter, Cavalier Gallery, Jack Wills, Style Paris, Vineyard Vines by Murray’s of Nantucket, Vis a Vis, CRU, Lola 41, Ventuno, and more. Located off the coast of Massachusetts, Nantucket has welcomed generations of visitors and residents. Its world-class shops, restaurants, hotels, and seaside beauty have made Nantucket one of the most popular resort destinations for vacationers from around the globe. Visit for a full listing of galleries, shops and restaurants. 


New England Development
For over forty years, New England Development has taken a creative, entrepreneurial approach to real estate development and management - delivering and sustaining successful projects across a wide range of property types. These projects transform complex challenges into preferred locations, generate long-term value to communities, afford compelling opportunities for local and national businesses, and offer sought-after experiences to a wide range of consumers. The company is acclaimed for creating some of the country's most widely-recognized and successful regional centers, as well as multifaceted developments that combine retail, residential, hotel, and office uses. Outlet centers, high-end and street-front retail, airport retail, golf courses, restaurants, and marinas round out New England Development's robust portfolio.