Christmas in Edgartown: Line-up of Events, Sat. & Sun.

A full weekend of events, gatherings, workshops, and shopping to for the whole family.


Vineyard Vines 'Tis the Season to be Murray

The vineyard vines whale will be a part of this year’s Christmas in Edgartown parade! Stop by our Edgartown store and receive 20% off your purchase all weekend, and they'll take care of your gift wrapping! Bring the kids with you to shop. They will have some holiday treats, coloring books and a candy guessing game – the winner will receive a $250 gift card.

  • Time: Starts Friday and continues all weekend.
  • Location: Vineyard Vines, 19 Winter St.
  • Contact: 508-627-4779 
/ http://www.vineyardvines.com


Festive Holiday Cookies & Beverages

Join Summer Shades throughout the weekend for holiday cookies and beverages and big savings on sunglasses.

  • Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Location: Summer Shades, 36 Main St.
  • Contact: 508-627-3294


Vintage Jewelry Holiday Refreshments     

Enjoy holiday refreshments all weekend while you shop for that special gift.

  • Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Location: Vintage Jewelry, 53 Main St.
  • Contact: 508-627-5409      


A Cashmere Christmas        

Cashmere Sweater Trunk Show featuring Cortland Park and Claudia Nicole. $300.00 in-store raffle!

  • Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Location: 20 Main St.
  • Contact: 508-627-9172


Pink Madness           

Deepest discounts of the year. Gift with purchase and drawings for Gift Giveaways throughout the weekend.


Holiday Treats at Past & Presents  

Enjoy Holiday Treats while shopping for that special, one of a kind gift. Furniture and fireplace equipment is 35% off.

  • Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Location: Past & Presents, 37 & 42 Main St.
  • Contact: 508-627-6686                  


Sheila Allen Styles    

Free gift with purchase. See their new collection of Italian leather handbags and our new perfume and body bar showcase. Plus stocking stuffers starting at only $5.

  • Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Location: Sheila Allen Styles, Main Street
  • Contact: 508-627-3363      


All Weekend  Island Outfitters Christmas Celebration   

Storewide 10-70% off selected clothing. Buy one get one free Reefs.


Annual Jewelry Jingle          

Shop for perfect holiday gifts for your loved ones in the Museum Library. Donate your unwanted jewelry through Dec. 6 and proceeds from the sale of the jewelry will benefit the Martha's Vineyard Museum.

  • Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Location: Martha's Vineyard Museum, 59 School St.
  • Contact: 508-627-4441 x 123 / ww.mvmuseum.org


Easy Holiday Entertaining - SOLD OUT  

Chef, Caterer Jan Buhrman of The Kitchen Porch will have a cooking class. Learn how easy it is to make wonderful appetizers and drinks for your holiday entertaining. Your guests will rave! To benefit The MVRHS Garden.

  • Time: 10 a.m.-noon      
  • Contact: 508-645-5000 / www.kitchenporch.com 


Christmas Creshes & Angels           

Enjoy display scenes from many periods, cultures and styles. Kids activities including a chance to decorate their own creche figures and help put together a nativity jigsaw puzzle.

  • Time: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.         
  • Location: Baylies Room at the Old Whaling Church, 89 Main St.
  • Contact: 508-627-8619


Lucky Hank's Holiday Brunch         

There will be snow, mistletoe, and presents on the tree, (plus hot chocolate, mulled cider and figgy pudding!)

  • Time: 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m.    
  • Location: Lucky Hank's Restaurant, 218 Upper Main St.
  • Contact: 508-939-4082                  


Open House at Murdick's Fudge    

Free samples of fudge and brittle and Murdick's special holiday hot chocolate.

  • Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm          
  • Location: Murdick's Fudge, 21 North Water St.
  • Website: www.murdicks.com         


Handmade from the Heart 

Hospice of Martha's Vineyard will have a Christmas shop "Handmade from the Heart." There you will find distinctive gifts for family and friends while enjoying the beautifully-decorated Dr. Daniel Fisher House and eating treats at the Hospice-tality Cafe. Proceeds benefit Hospice.

  • Time: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.         
  • Location: Dr. Daniel Fisher House, 99 Main St.
  • Contact: 508-693-0189 / http://www.hospiceofmv.org     


Chesca's Sauce Sampling    

Sample and purchase our Thai Chili Glaze, Dark Chocolate Sauce, Maple Mustard, Balsamic Vinaigrette and Truffles. Purchase warm cinnamon sugar donuts with chocolate dipping sauce for $2.

  • Time: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.         
  • Location: Chesca's, 38 North Water St.
  • Website: www.chescasmv.com       


20th Annual Holiday Art & Craft Show with Raffle          

The Edgartown School's eighth grade is pleased to announce the Annual Christmas in Edgartown Art and Crafts Fair. Art, jewelry, candy, photography, candles, food and more!

  • Time: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.         
  • Location: Edgartown School Gym
  • Contact: Fran Agnoli at 508-627-4319


Hands-On Wreath & Boxwood Tree Workshop    

Wreath and boxwood tree making workshop. Santa visits in the garden center so bring your cameras!

  • Time: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.         
  • Location: Donaroma's Nursery, 270 Upper Main St.
  • Contact: 508-627-8366 / www.donaromas.com      
  • Cost: Fee for materials      


21st Annual Elves Fair        

To benefit Plum Hill preschool program. Fantastic Holiday Crafts, Stellar Silent Auction, Heartwarming Puppet Show and Yummy Foods Galore!

  • Time: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.         
  • Location:  Winter Street
  • Contact: 774-563-9180      
  • Cost: Free   


Clarion Inn MV Open House           

Enjoy cider and cookies while you tour the inn.

  • Time: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.         
  • Location: Clarion Inn MV, 227 Upper Main St.
  • Contact: 508-627-4671 / www.clarionmv.com        


deJardim Trunk Show

Be the first to preview deJardim's beautiful line of fashion apparel, nightwear and undergarments.

  • Time: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.         
  • Location: 20 Main
  • Contact: 508-627-9172                  


Holiday Open House at Summer Shades

Hip refreshments, sales, discounts and much more.

  • Time: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Location: Summer Shades
  • Contact: 508-627-3294


Life is Good Yard Sale          

50% off all clothing. Plus limited quantity of $5 & $10 Life is Good shirts.

  • Time: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.          
  • Location: Shirt Tales, 61 Main St.
  • Sponsor: Shirt Tales
  • Contact: 508-627-3766 / www.shirttalesmv.com


11 a.m. Annual Holiday Parade       

On live TV with Louise DuArt commentating. Look for Santa on the big red fire engine.

  • Location: Upper to Lower Main Street


Family Make-Over Photos & Hourly Giveaways    

Have fun donating to the MV Preservation Trust by signing up for $20 hair touch up or a $20 Make-up touch up and get a $20 photo sent by email. Sign up ahead to ensure a space or walk-ins welcome.

  • Time: 11 a.m.-2 p.m.         
  • Location: Sea Spa Salon 38 North Water St.
  • Contact: 508-627-8953 / www.seaspasalonmv.com           
  • Cost: Fees for photo, hair, and make-up     


Holiday Trunk Show with Rebecca J. & Libby Ellis           

Holiday trunk show featuring hand-made leather goods by Rebecca J. and custom designed scarfs by Libby Ellis.

  • Time: 11 a.m.-3 p.m.         
  • Location: Vineyard Square Hotel, 38 North Water St.
  • Contact: Joanne Sardini - joanne@vineyardsquarehotel.com    


Stone Crazy Pizza     

Stone Crazy Pizza will be selling French Bread and Traditional Wood Fired Brick Oven Pizza on the Square in front of the Vineyard Square Hotel.

  • Time: 11 a.m.-3 p.m.         
  • Location: Vineyard Square Hotel, 38 North Water St.
  • Contact: 508-627-2013                  


Boneyard Hourly Christmas Drawing        

Every hour great prizes from Hurley and Quicksilver! Cookies and cider too!

  • Time: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm          
  • Location: Boneyard Surf Shop, 47 Main Street
  • Contact: 508-627-7907 / www.theboneyardsurfshop.com


Clifford The Big Red Dog     

Meet author Norman Bridwell and Clifford The Big Red Dog after the parade. Purchase and donate a book to the Red Stocking Fund and receive 25% off that purchase.

  • Time: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.        
  • Location: Edgartown Books, 44 Main St.
  • Contact: 508-627-8463 / www.edgartownbooks.net          


28th Annual Great Chowder Contest        

To benefit the Red Stocking Fund. Sample the island's best seafood and clam chowders by the island restaurants.

  • Time: Noon-2 p.m.         
  • Location: Mini Park on Main Street
  • Sponsor: WMVY Radio
  • Contact: 508-939-0199      
  • Cost: $8


Visit with Santa        

Parents bring your cell phones or cameras and take a picture of your little ones sitting on Santa's lap and telling him what they want for Christmas.

  • Time: Noon-2 p.m.         
  • Location: Kelley House Lobby
  • Contact: 508-627-7900 / www.kelley-house.com    
  • Cost: $5 donation to benefit the VNA


Come Meet the Sugar Plum Fairy  

Meet the Sugar Plum Fairy in the Captain Osborne Cottage at the Harbor View. Help her decorate her Gingerbread Cottage with traditional holiday confections and receive a special treat from the Fairy to remember her by.

  • Time: Noon-2 p.m.         
  • Location: Harbor View Hotel, 131 North Water St.
  • Sponsor: Harbor View Captain's Cottages
  • Contact: Leslie or Pamela at 508-627-7404             


Crafts for All Ages    

We will have fun making Christmas ornaments, picture frames and holiday cards.

  • Time: Noon-4 p.m.         
  • Location: Edgartown Free Public Library, 58 North Water St.
  • Sponsor: Edgartown Free Public Library
  • Contact: 508-627-4221 / www.edgartownlibrary.org        


Sip & Shop    

Sip warm apple cider and enjoy pastries while shopping and 15% of all purchases will benefit The Island Food Pantry. Plus starting at noon, a $25 gift certificate for the first 15 customers entering the store.

  • Time: Noon-4 p.m.         
  • Location: J. McLaughlin, 43 Main St.
  • Contact: 508-627-6503 / www.jmclaughlin.com     


Teddy Bear Suite     

The second annual Teddy Bear Suite in Room 201. Enter a magical place filled with teddy bears of all shapes and sizes - guaranteed to make you smile. See new furry faces along with favorites from last year. Donations welcome to support the Martha's Vineyard Boys and Girls Club. Sponsored byPoint B Realty.

  • Time: Noon-6 p.m.         
  • Location: Harbor View Hotel, 131 North Water St.
  • Sponsor: Point B Realty & Harbor View Hotel       
  • Cost: Free/Donation


Meet the Artist Joe Palermo

Meet the artist Joe Palermo. Mr. Palermo has painted many Vineyard landscapes and is now letting the public have a chance to purchase them.

  • Time: 1-3 p.m.
  • Location: Wheel Happy, Old Post Office Square             


Eggnog & Cookies with Ray Ellis     

Meet our most prized island artist at the North Water Gallery.

  • Time: 1-3 p.m.
  • Location: North Water Gallery, 27 North Water St.
  • Contact: 508-627-6002 / www.northwatergallery.com      


7th Annual Cookie Tasting Contest 

To benefit winner's choice.

  • Time: 2-5 p.m.
  • Location: Espresso Love, Old Post Office Square
  • Contact: 508-627-9211 / www.espressolove.com   
  • Cost: $6


Hay Rides & Children's Cookie Decorating

Have some hot mulled cider and take a hayride at 3 and another at 3:30. Children's Cookie Decorating from 2:30-4:00.

  • Time: 2:30 p.m.-4 p.m.       
  • Location: Morning Glory Farm, 290 West Tisbury Road
  • Contact: 508-627-9003 / www.morninggloryfarm.com      


Letters to Santa        

Santa’s hard at work preparing for the big day, but always makes time to read letters from kids at the Harbor View! Write a letter to the North Pole over warm cookies and milk, and if you’ve been nice, Santa will surely respond.

  • Time: 3-5 p.m.
  • Location: Harbor View Hotel, 131 North Water St.
  • Contact: 508-627-7000 / www.harbor-view.com    


Spiked Hot Chocolate Sampling      

Featuring flavors ranging from triple chocolate to ginger to bacon! We will also have some plain non-alcoholic hot chocolate available as well.

  • Time: 3-5 p.m.
  • Location: Sharky's, 266 Upper Main St.
  • Contact: 508-627-6565 / www.sharkyscantina.com           
  • Cost: $5


Christmas at the Edgartown Commons     

Enjoy treats and refreshments, including hot mulled cider at the Old North c.1850 School House, now the Edgartown Commons right behind the Daniel Fisher house. You can tour the one and two bedroom suites available nightly and weekly in the summer. Plus a $7 donation gets you a 1/4 box ofChilmark Chocolates. To benefit The Early Childhood Program of the MV Community Service.

  • Time: 3-6 p.m.
  • Location: Edgartown Commons, 20 Pease's Point Way
  • Contact: 508-627-4671 / www.edgartowncommons.com              


Bah Humbug Walking Tour

A light hearted look at the island history and how Christmas is (or is not) part of that story.

  • Time: 3:15 pm         
  • Location: Tour begins at the Old Whaling Church, 89 Main St.
  • Contact: Pre-registration required, contact Elizabeth Villard at 508-627-8619    
  • Cost: $15, children under 12 free


Minnesingers Holiday Matinee Concert    

The MVRHS Minnesingers choral group performs a matinee of holiday favorites at the venerable Old Whaling Church. Features a special visit by Santa Claus! Proceeds jointly benefit the Minnesingers and the MV Preservation Trust.

  • Time: 4 p.m.
  • Location: Old Whaling Church, Edgartown
  • Contact: 508-627-4440 x 112 / www.mvpreservation.org           
  • Cost: $10 per person (12 or younger Free) 


Holiday Tasting        

Holiday Tasting to benefit MV Hospice.

  • Time: 4-6 p.m.
  • Location:  Post Office Square
  • Sponsor: Edgartown Meat & Fish Market
  • Contact: 508-627-6200 / www.edgartownmeatandfish.com         
  • Cost: $10          


Lighting of the Christmas Tree and Christmas Carolers 

Come one, come all to the Village Green.

Location: The Village Green, Edgartown (located in the village between Main & Winter Streets)      

  • Time: 4:30 p.m.        


Christmas Breakfast with Santa     

Annual Breakfast with Santa. To benefit the Jim Lambert Memorial Scholarship Fund.

  • Time: 8-10:30 a.m.    
  • Location: Wharf Restaurant, Lower Main Street
  • Sponsor: Martha's Vineyard Chamber of Commerce & Wharf Restaurant
  • Contact: 508-693-0085      
  • Cost: Adults $8, Children $4, Photos with Santa $5 


Sunday Brunch at Water Street     

Enjoy the Vineyard’s largest Sunday brunch buffet while listening to live jazz featuring Jeremy Berlin and Eric Johnson. Featuring raw bar, omelet station, eggs benedict, salads, desserts and more.

  • Time: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.         
  • Location: Harbor View Hotel, 131 North Water St.
  • Contact: Reservations recommended, 508-627-3761     
  • Cost: $28 per adult/children 12 and under $14        


Teddy Bear Suite     

The second annual Teddy Bear Suite in Room 201. Enter a magical place filled with teddy bears of all shapes and sizes - guaranteed to make you smile. See new furry faces along with favorites from last year. Donations welcome to support the Martha's Vineyard Boys and Girls Club. Sponsored by Point B Realty.

  • Time: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.         
  • Location: Harbor View Hotel, 131 North Water St.
  • Sponsor: Point B Realty & Harbor View Hotel       
  • Cost: Free/Donation


Kids Treasure Hunt

Pick up your map and bag at Past & Presents.

  • Time: 11 a.m.-2 p.m.         
  • Location: Past & Presents, 42 Main St.
  • Sponsor: Past & Presents
  • Contact: 508-627-6686      
  • Cost: Free


Boneyard Grand Prize Drawing     

Grand Prize Drawing at noon. Cookies and cider too!

  • Time: Noon    
  • Location: Boneyard Surf Shop, 47 Main St.
  • Contact: 508-627-7907 / www.theboneyardsurfshop.com            


Nature Ornaments & Crafts

Drop in to make nature ornaments and crafts for gifts or to decorate your house for the holidays.

  • Time: 1-4 p.m.
  • Location: Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Contact: 508-627-4850      
  • Cost: Mass Audobon Society members Free, non-members $5 includes Winter Wanderings Walk      


Winter Wanderings 

A winter walk at Felix Neck to discover What's Happening in nature on the island in the off season. Warm up after with hot chocolate and tea in the Discovery Room. Fee includes Nature Ornaments and Crafts Program.

  • Time: 2-3 p.m.
  • Location: Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Contact: 508-627-4850      
  • Cost: Mass Audobon Society members free, non-members $5.    


Holiday Family Flicks           

Timeless Animated Classics including How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer, Frosty the Snowman and more!

  • Time: 4 p.m.  
  • Location: Old Whaling Church, 89 Main St.
  • Sponsor: Island Theater Workshop & Martha's Vineyard Preservation Trust
  • Contact: 508-737-8550      
  • Cost: Free/Donation



Local Arts & Crafts Bazaar

Wonderful opportunity to find local Holiday Gifts & Goodies, hand crafted by local artists. Books, ceramics, clothing, jewelry, linens, novelties, paintings, etc.

  • Time: Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Location: Chappy Room at the Kelley House
  • Contact: John Robert Hill, jhill@kelley-house.com, 508-627-7900


Brenda Benware Trunk Show        

Trunk Show with local jeweler Brenda Benware.

  • Time: Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Location: Claudia Jewelry, 51 Main St.
  • Contact: 508-627-8306 / www.claudiamv.com                    


Cape Poge Sleigh Rides       

Take a tour to the Cape Poge lighthouse on Chappy. The Trustees will outfit you with blankets and throws to keep you warm and have coffee and hot chocolate. The tour is, of course, weather-dependent.

  • Time: Saturday and Sunday, 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. are the tour times.
  • Location: Chappy Ferry Dock Street
  • Contact: Pre-register by calling 508-627-3599 / www.thetrustees.org 
  • Cost: $20 for members, $25 for nonmembers and $12 for children   


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