Christmas In Edgartown

Christmas In Edgartown

34th Annual Christmas in Edgartown
December 10-13, 2015

Voted Best of the Vineyard for the third year in a row, Christmas in Edgartown is a weekend festival you don’t want to miss! Every year through the various events, Christmas In Edgartown helps raise over $50,000 for island-wide charities and non-profits. Come be apart of the holiday magic!

  • Thank You To Our 2015 Sponsors!
    12/01/2015 - 12/31/2015 - All Day


  • Christmas Spirit at St. Elizabeths Church
    12/10/2015 - 12/12/2015 - All Day

    Feel the Christmas Spirit with Good Shepard Parish at St. Elizabeths Church with a written prayer intention wall, a Cape Air Raffle, Christmas ornament sale, Lourdes & Fatima slide show, and an infant clothing drive. Please call Carmen at 508-693-2797 with questions, and note the varying hours each day:

    Dec. 10th | 4:30 – 9:00 pm

    Dec. 11th | 4:30 – 9:00 pm

    Dec. 12th | 10:00 am – 9:00 pm

    St. Elizabeth's Church

  • Deep Discounts at In The Pink
    12/10/2015 - 12/13/2015 - All Day

    Deepest discounts of the year at In The Pink! Receive a gift with purchase of $200.00 or more. A great stop for your holiday shopping.

    In the Pink

  • Holiday Sale at The Great Put-On
    12/10/2015 - 12/13/2015 - All Day

    Enjoy 50 – 70% off store wide at The Great Put On’s Annual Holiday Sale! Join them for great deals and holiday treats while you shop. Please call Nicole with questions at 508-627-5495.


  • Pop & Shop at Kelsey Berry Event Co.
    12/10/2015 - 12/13/2015 - All Day

    Find a special, unique gift at this shopping event showcasing local women designers and refreshments that pop. This four-day happening will also host a raffle for charity, live music, and meeting with the talented island designers themselves. Sift through a selection including handmade wall art, apparel, handbags, jewelry, holiday items and more! Please email Kelsey with your questions at, and please note the varying hours each day:

    Dec. 10th | 4:00 – 8:00 pm

    Dec. 11th | 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

    Dec. 12th | 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

    Dec. 13th | 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

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  • Shop for Fun, Fashion and Mermaids at Hannah B.
    12/10/2015 - 12/13/2015 - All Day

    Stop and shop for fun, fashion and mermaids! Margot Datz book signing from 1-3.  Margot’s prints will be for sale for a special holiday gift. Plus Hannah B.’s store wide sale is all weekend! Don’t miss 40-50% off their amazing holiday selections! Call 508-627-1088 with questionsHannahB.

  • Hot Cider & Cookies at Vintage Jewelry
    12/10/2015 - 12/13/2015 - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Sip hot cider and snack on delicious cookies while you get your holiday shopping done at Vintage Jewelry. Call 508-627-5409 with questions. Vintage Jewelry

  • Annual Wine & Cheese Party
    12/10/2015 - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Join the Edgartown National Bank for their festive Wine & Cheese Party. An annual tradition to kick-off Christmas In Edgartown Weekend!


  • Christmas Kickoff at Backwater Trading Co.
    12/10/2015 - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Come kick-off Christmas in Edgartown with your favorite sales staff. The great employees of Backwater Trading Co. will be dressed to the nines and ready to bring you snacks, sales, and beverages! Call 508-627-7730 with any questions.

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  • 5th Annual Teddy Bear Suite
    12/11/2015 - 12/13/2015 - All Day

    Enjoying its 5th enchanting year, the Martha’s Vineyard Teddy Bear Suite fundraiser is a magical tradition where family memories are made. The money raised goes to help the Martha’s Vineyard Boys & Girls Club and its after school programs – vital services used by hundreds of Island children and their families.

    Captain’s Cottage #61, Model Suite. Please call Wendy Harman at 508-627-4567 with your questions. Please note the hours the Teddy Bear Suite is open:

    Friday, Dec. 11th | 10 am – 8 pm

    Saturday, Dec. 12th | 12 am – 6 pm

    Sunday, Dec. 13th | 10 am – 4 pm

    This event is sponsored by Point B Realty & Harbor View Hotel.

  • Celebration Sale at Bryn Walker
    12/11/2015 - 12/13/2015 - All Day

    Complete your holiday shopping at Bryn Walker. Enjoy 40-80% off clothing and 15-40% off accessories. Call 508-627-7715 with questions.


  • Christmas Sale at Larry's Tackle Shop
    12/11/2015 - 12/13/2015 - All Day

    Come in and enjoy some treats while shopping the in-store specials at Larry’s Tackle Shop. Discounted items include apparel, sunglasses, fishing accessories, and 20% off more rods and reels. Please call 508-627-5088 with your questions. Please note hours of operation for the weekend:

    Friday & Saturday: 10 am – 5 pm

    Sunday: 9 am – 12 pm


  • Christmas Tree Art Display
    12/11/2015 - 12/13/2015 - All Day

    Come view beautiful Christmas trees decorated by local art groups from throughout the island. The trees will be on display and lit all weekend long. Call 508-627-7730 with questions.

    Sponsored by the Edgartown Board of Trade and The Boathouse.


  • Gift With Purchase at Sole
    12/11/2015 - 12/13/2015 - All Day

    Enjoy a gift with purchase when shopping at Sole Friday through Sunday. Please call 508-627-5677 with questions.

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  • Local Arts & Crafts Fair
    12/11/2015 - 12/13/2015 - All Day

    Take care of your holiday shopping while supporting local artisans and enjoying a pint from the Newes Pub. Visit the Chappy Room of the Kelley House to enjoy local gifts and hand made items. Please call 401-486-6923 with questions. Please note various hours Friday through Sunday:

    Friday, Dec. 11th | 5 pm-8pm

    Saturday, Dec. 12th | 9 am – 5 pm

    Sunday, Dec. 13th | 9 am – 1 pm

  • Maui Jim Sunglass Drawing at Summer Shades
    12/11/2015 - 12/12/2015 - All Day

    Don’t miss the opportunity to win brand new Maui Jim Hawaii Sunglasses! Stop by to enter – the drawing closes at 4:00 pm on Saturday. Also, enjoy sparkling beverages and holiday cookies while you do you holiday shopping! Please call 508-627-3294 with your questions.

    Summer Shades


  • Chili Bar for Edgartown Council on Aging
    12/11/2015 - 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

    Support a good cause and enjoy a delicious chili bar for your lunch on Friday. Visit the Edgartown Council on Aging at 10 Daggett Street. Donations are requested. Please call Wendy with questions at 508-627-4368. Hope to see you there!

    The Anchors

  • Beer & Cheer at Bad Martha Brewery
    12/11/2015 - 12/13/2015 - 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Brewery tours and beer tastings – don’t miss Bad Martha’s holiday hours! This is a great chance to shop gifts for the craft beer lover in your life and enjoy a pint of your favorite brew, with 10% of beer profit going to the Island Food Pantry. Please call Josh with your questions at 508-939-4415.

    Bad Martha

  • Photos With Santa at the Harbor View Hotel
    12/11/2015 - 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

    Come visit and bring your camera for a photo op with Santa. Santa will be found in the Harbor View Hotel’s lobby on Friday from 4:30 – 5:30 pm. Donations are accepted for the Rising Tide Therapeutic Equestrian Center. Please call Megan with your questions at 508-627-7404.


  • Annual Lighting of the Lighthouse
    12/11/2015 - 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Don’t miss the Annual Lighting of the Lighthouse! Enjoy hot chocolate, holiday goodies, music on the hotel porch and more. Enjoy the holiday cheer as everyone counts down to the much anticipated lighting of the light Lighthouse. Please call Betsey Mayhew at 508-627-4441 x 112 for more information.

    Sponsored by MV Museum & Harbor View Hotel

    Edgartown Lighthouse

  • Evening of Enchantment at Donaroma's Nursery
    12/11/2015 - 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    A Christmas in Edgartown favorite, enter into an Evening of Enchantment at Donaroma’s Nursery on Friday evening. “The Magical Snowflake” themed open house, Festival of Lights, Bell Ringers, refreshments and more will not disappoint! Bring the whole family for a whimsical, wintry evening. Please call Janice with your questions at 508-627-8134.

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  • Horse & Wagon Rides
    12/11/2015 - 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Enjoy free horse and wagon rides from the Mini Park on Main Street to the Harbor View Hotel. Please call 772-713-5433 with your questions.


  • Cocktail Party at Dr. Daniel Fisher House
    12/11/2015 - 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    Celebrate and old fashioned Christmas at the Beautifully decorated Dr. Daniel Fisher House with the MV Preservation Trust. Enjoy holiday cocktails and passed hors d’oeuvres by Buckley’s Gourmet Catering. Call Janet at 508-627-4440 with questions. Tickets are $75.00 per person.


  • Minnesingers Concert at the Old Whaling Church
    12/11/2015 - 8:00 pm

    The MV Preservation Trust presents the Island’s premier high school choral group, the MVRHS Minnesingers, to perform a concert of seasonal favorites at the magnificent Old Whaling Church. Please call Janet at 508-627-4440 with questions. Tickets are $15.00 per person.


  • Haiti PeaceQuilts at Edgartown Federated Church
    12/12/2015 - 12/13/2015 - All Day

    Sale of beautiful art quilts, crafts, jewelry and metal art from Haiti sponsored by the island non-profit organization, PeaceQuilts, aiding women in Haiti to earn a living wage through self-sufficient artisan businesses. Please call 508-274-1104 with your questions. Please note the varying hours during the weekend:

    Sat. Dec 12th: 11 am – 4 pm

    Sun. Dec 13th: 12 pm – 4 pm

    Federated Church

  • Stonekrazy Pizza at Vineyard Sqaure Courtyard
    12/12/2015 - All Day

    Grab a slice of brick oven cooked pizza at Vineyard Square Hotel’s Courtyard. Fresh slices sponsored by the Beacon of Hope Church. Please call John at 508-627-2013 with you questions.



  • The Elves Fair at Port Hunter
    12/12/2015 - All Day

    Visit the childrens’ craft fair at the Port Hunter with a silent auction for adults, food, and face painting benefiting the Plum Hill School. Please call Laura at 917-843-0457 with your questions.

    Holiday Trees

  • Trunk Show at Claudia Jewelry
    12/12/2015 - All Day

    Stop by Claudia Jewelry, a holiday shopping favorite, for their amazing gift selection and a trunk show featuring local artisans. Please call 508-627-5306 with your questions.


  • Jewelry Jingle
    12/12/2015 - 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Make the museum a part of your Christmas shopping stops. Shop the Jewelry Jingle for gently used and donated jewelry in the Museum Library. The museum is accepting donations of unwanted jewelry through December 9th. Members receive 20% off your total purchase. Non members receive 10% 0ff. Please call 508-627-4441 x 123 with questions.



  • Whaling Logbooks for Kids
    12/12/2015 - 9:30 am - 10:30 am

    Make the Museum a part of your Christmas in Edgartown festivities. In conjunction with the release of the movie “In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex,” and in anticipation of our spring exhibit The Whalers, we’ll make small paper journals with stamps and marbleized paper (perfect for gift giving).

    Kids Whaling Logbooks

  • 23rd Annual Christmas in Edgartown Art and Crafts Festival
    12/12/2015 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

    The Holiday Art and Crafts Festival will be held Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015 in the Edgartown School Gymnasium from 10 am until 4 pm. Over 40 Island Artists and Craftspeople will be featured. Food, free parking, and beautiful gifts. Come to shop and stay for lunch. Please call Fran at 508-560-6721 with your questions.

  • Chesca's Holiday Sauce Sale
    12/12/2015 - 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Chesca’s will be selling their famous Dark chocolate,  Thai Chili Glaze and Maple Mustard Balsamic Vinaigrette sauces, all of which make great holiday gifts. Additionally, they will be selling Chili and grilled all-natural hot dogs with all of the fixings for $5.00, with proceeds going to the Red Stocking Fund. Find them on Chesca’s porch if mild, in the hotel lobby if cold!

  • Handmade from the Heart
    12/12/2015 - 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

    Community members have donated many handmade items for the annual Hospice of Martha’s Vineyard‘s Holiday Shop at the Dr. Daniel Fisher House. Come in from the cold to enjoy a coffee, tea or sweet treat while you shop these amazing gifts. All proceeds got to the care of Hospice families. Hospice of MV has provided care and comfort to all since 1981.


  • Sea Spa Spirit at the Vineyard Square Hotel
    12/12/2015 - 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

    Complementary paraffin dips, samples and chair massages can be found in the lobby of the Vineyard Square Hotel. Brought to you by the Sea Spa Salon, don’t miss great sales on products and deals on gift certificates for that day! Please call 508-627-8953 with questions.


  • Wreath Making at Donaroma's Nursery
    12/12/2015 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Call and sign up for an annual favorite! Join Donaroma’s for their workshop on how to create your own beautiful boxwood tree, wet or dry wreath. This event is a Christmas in Edgartown favorite so call in advance to secure you space. Call Sue at 508-627-8366 to make your reservation. $30 – $40 per person.


  • Christmas in Edgartown Parade
    12/12/2015 - 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Don’t miss Edgartown’s Main Street Parade – the season’s most festive parade! We will have Santa, Frosty, music and more! Please call Jeff at 508-524-7737 with questions.

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  • Open House at Murdick's Fudge
    12/12/2015 - 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

    Do not miss The Worlds Best Hot Chocolate at Murdick’s Fudge! Sample their famous fudge, brittle and popcorn. Of course those all make wonderful gifts too! Please call mike with your questions at 508-627-8047.


  • Open Houses with Sandpiper Realty
    12/12/2015 - 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

    Visit Sandpiper Realty’s open houses in Edgartown Village right after the parade – all  in walking distance.  Please call 508-627-3737 with questions.

    4 Plantingfield Way

    62 Winter Street

    76 South Water Street

    44 North Water Street

    123 North Water Street

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  • Animal Krackers at the Mini Park
    12/12/2015 - 11:30 am - 3:30 pm

    Come shop gifts for your pets including made in Vermont organic biscuits. Proceeds go to Martha’s Vineyard Animal Shelter. Please call Janice at 774-563-8213 with your quesitons.

    CIE #13

  • Family Dance-O-Rama
    12/12/2015 - 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Elves of all ages are invited to shake it Santa-style with DJ Shizz after the Christmas Parade from 12-2 pm. Jump around to holiday hits plus your favorite dance and pop tunes. We’ll stay warm outdoors dancing in front of the Vineyard Square Hotel.


  • Gingerbread Man Decorating & Coffee for A Cause
    12/12/2015 - 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Come by Edgartown Meat & Fish Market after the parade to warm up with some coffee and Gingerbread Man Decorating! A great activity for the kids, and all drip coffee and gingerbread man sales from 12 pm to 2 pm will be donated to Hospice of Martha’s Vineyard.

  • Photos with Santa
    12/12/2015 - 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Santa! I know him! Follow Santa to the Kelley House Lobby for a photo by the fireplace after the parade! Please call 508-627-7900 with any questions. Donations accepted for Rising Tide Therapeutic Equestrian Center.


  • The Annual Great Chowder Contest
    12/12/2015 - 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    The 31st Annual mvyradio Great Chowder Contest is the centerpiece of the Annual Christmas in Edgartown celebration. It will be held on Saturday, December 12th from noon until 2pm. More than a dozen amateur and professional chefs will compete for the bragging rights of  making the Best Quahog Chowder or the Best Seafood Chowder. This year, a more spacious tent will be up at the Kelley House – entrance to the event will be on Dock Street.
    Admission is $8 and all tickets sales benefit the Red Stocking Fund of Martha’s Vineyard. Listen to 88.7 FM WMVY or for details. Please call Greg with your questions at 508-280-3068.

    Buy your tickets in advance here!

    CIE #9

  • Edgartown Public Library Open House
    12/12/2015 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Join us for our annual Christmas In Edgartown Open House complete with refreshments and gift making crafts for children and adults. Please call 508-627-4221 with your questions.

    Edgartown Library

  • Sip 'n Shop Warehouse Sale at J. McLaughlin
    12/12/2015 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Head to J. McLaughlin for a Sip ‘n Shop Warehouse Sale! Please call 508-627-6503 with questions.


  • Cookie Decorating at Rosewater Market & Take Away
    12/12/2015 - 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Swing by Rosewater Market & Take Away for an afternoon of cookie with their talented bakers. Proceeds go to the animal shelter. Please call Julia at 508-627-1270 with your questions. Cookies cost $2.00, then decorate to your hearts desire.



  • Holiday Open House at the Hob Knob Hotel
    12/12/2015 - 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Enjoy Christmas cheer over homemade cookies and eggnog at the Hob Knob Hotel. Please call Diane with your questions at 508-627-9510.

    Hob Knob

  • Elf at Entertainment Cinemas
    12/12/2015 - 2:15 pm - 4:15 pm

    Come watch Elf at Entertainment Cinemas on Saturday. A holiday favorite, this showing is free when you bring a food item or cash donation, all going to the Island Food Pantry. Please call 508-627-1076 with your questions. Great for all ages – rated PG.

    Entertainment Cinemas

  • Boneyard Surf Shop Holiday Sale & Drawing!
    12/12/2015 - 3:00 pm

    Enjoy big discounts at The Boneyard Surf Shop this weekend! Don’t miss the change to win a prize bag – entry with purchase. The drawing will take place on Saturday at 3 pm. Please call 508-627-7907 with questions.

    The Boneyard

  • Homestyle Holiday Party at Morning Glory Farm
    12/12/2015 - 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    Come to Morning Glory Farm to enjoy their many holiday activities! From 3-4 pm decorate cookies and catch a hayride. View the magical train village or make smores at the toasty fire. Shop for your tree, wreath, or poinsettia, plus great gifts from their canning pantry.

    From 4-6 pm enjoy food made with ingredients grown right there on the farm including beef, veggies and popcorn. Everyone is invited for a cozy down home afternoon at the farm. Please call Sara or Debbie with questions at 508-627-9003.

    Morning Glory Farm

  • Wine Tasting at Soigne
    12/12/2015 - 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    Stop by Soigne for their annual Christmas in Edgartown Wine Tasting! Enjoy great wines while you shop for all your holiday entertaining and gifting needs. Call 508-627-8489 with questions.


  • Holiday Open House at Island Outfitters
    12/12/2015 - 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Enjoy refreshments, additional discounts, free gift wrapping and be entered to win a free Holebrook with every purchase! Please call 508-627-7201 with your questions.



  • Kelley House Gallery Open House
    12/12/2015 - 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    Enjoy Holiday treats and wine while viewing the works of local photographers at the Kelley House Gallery. Located in the hotel lobby. Please call 508-627-7000 with questions.

  • Minnesingers Matinee
    12/12/2015 - 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

    The MV Preservation Trust presents the Island’s premier high school choral group, the MVRHS Minnesingers, to perform a concert of seasonal favorites at the magnificent Old Whaling Church. Please call Janet at 508-627-4440 with questions. Tickets $15.00 for Adults, $10.00 for Seniors & Students, and 12 & Younger are Free! Plus a special visit by Santa Claus!


  • Naughty or Nice at Rockfish
    12/12/2015 - 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm

    Close out Saturday night at Rockfish! Enjoy holiday cocktails while you dance the night away to a DJ. Email with your questions. 10:00 pm – Close


  • Breakfast With Santa at The Wharf
    12/13/2015 - 8:00 am - 11:00 am

    The holiday fun continues with Breakfast with Santa Breakfast. It’s co-hosted by the Martha’s Vineyard Chamber of Commerce and The Wharf Pub & Restaurant from 8 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at The Wharf! This is a packed, fun holiday event that is always a hit.


  • Elfie Face Painting at Past & Presents
    12/13/2015 - 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

    Bring the kids for face painting by Elfie! Donations requested, all of which will go to the Animal Shelter of MV. Please call Janice with your questions at 508-627-6686.

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  • Elf on the Shelf Scavenger Hunt
    12/13/2015 - 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

    Children are invited to search for Elf on the Shelf at some of your favorite Edgartown Businesses. Pick up your passport and search list at Backwater Trading Co. located at 4 Main Street. Then head out to look for the tricky little elf hiding. Find all the Elves and get a prize at Past & Presents at 42 Main Street. Please call 772-713-5433 with your questions.


  • Harbor View Sunday Brunch Buffet
    12/13/2015 - 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

    Enjoy the delicious creations of Chef Caleb Lara’s Sunday Brunch Buffet at Lighthouse Grill while overlooking the beautiful Edgartown Lighthouse and harbor. Adults $38.00, Kids $18.00. Please call 508-627-3761 with your questions.



  • Sunday Brunch at Edgartown Diner
    12/13/2015 - 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

    Bring a non-perishable food item to donate to the homeless shelter when you come for brunch and receive 10% off your meal.

  • Season's Greetings VI at MV Performing Arts Center
    12/13/2015 - All Day

    A festive dance celebration presenting the the students of ISE. All proceeds benefit the Island Youth Dance scholarship through the Rise Above Access Program. Adults $20.00, students $15.00, Children 5 and under $5.00. Please call Jil  at 508-524-7311 with your questions. Please note show times are at 1:00 pm & 6:00 pm

  • Carol Sing at the Federated Church
    12/13/2015 - 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    The Federated Church, located at 45 South Summer Street, is hosting a Carol Sing in the sanctuary at 2:00 pm on Sunday, December 13. Choir Director Peter Boak will play the piano and lead the festive singing.  Light refreshments will be served, and it’s the perfect opportunity to enjoy joyous music in celebration of the season.

    Federated Church

  • How the Grinch Stole Christmas at Entertainment Cinemas
    12/13/2015 - 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

    Come watch How The Grinch Stole Christmas at Entertainment Cinemas on Sunday. A true holiday classic, this showing is free when you bring a food item or cash donation, all going to the Island Food Pantry. Please call 508-627-1076 with your questions. Great for all ages – rated PG.

    Entertainment Cinemas