The 2017 Maritime Festival was 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.

The 2017 Festival was 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 included:


Egan Maritime is pleased to thank the following businesses for their support of Nantucket's 2017 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.