Maritime Festival: About
The 2017 Maritime Festival will be held on Saturday, September 30, 2017 from 10am to 4pm at Children’s Beach and Brant Point.
Maritime Festival celebrates Nantucket’s seafaring heritage and coastal community.
Join Egan Maritime for a day of hands-on family friendly crafts such as fish printing, basket making, and boat races; robust physical activities like harpoon throwing and line tossing; and lively and enchanting stories and sea shanties to entertain the young and young at heart. The day's highlights include:
- tours of the U. S. Coast Guard Station Brant Point
- harbor cruises thanks to Shearwater Excursions
- dockside tours of the Tall Ship Lynx
- food, music, community comradery, and more!
Egan Maritime is pleased to thank the following businesses for their support of Nantucket's Maritime Festival.
Nantucket Island Resorts
Community Foundation for Nantucket, ReMain Nantucket Fund
Nantucket Golf Club
The annual Maritime Festival would not be possible without the participation from countless Nantucket nonprofit organizations, businesses, and individuals who volunteer their time, talent, and resources to celebrate our island community. Would you like to be involved? Egan Maritime is currently seeking volunteers to help with production the week and day of the event, and there is always room for additional businesses to collaborate. To inquire, please call the Egan Maritime administrative office at (508) 228 -2505.