Christmas In Edgartown 2022

Jen Hawkins O'Hanlon, REALTOR®


With SO many great events over the weekend, you can't possibly hit them all. But, don't worry, we put a list together of some of our absolute favorites!

FRIDAY, 12/9/22

Pop-Up Natural History Museum
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Stop by Mad Martha’s in Edgartown for a WILD experience! Visit with live animals, identify bones, explore tracks and more as you learn how different animals survive winter! Donations appreciated to support Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary.

Lighting of the Lighthouse
6:00 PM
At Memorial Wharf OR  at the Lighthouse OR with reservations, at Bettini Restaurant.
Head to Memorial Wharf around 5:30 for a great viewing spot or make a reservation at Bettini and get a reserved spot on the veranda to watch the Lighting of the Lighthouse

SATURDAY, 12/10/22

Edgartown Patrolman's Association Stuff-A-Bus
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Lower Main Street Parking Lot
Help the Edgartown Police Department bring joy to island families this season. Bring a gift to their annual Stuff-A-Bus event. 

Plum Hill School Annual Elves Faire
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
The Federated Church
The Elves’ Faire is back! A Christmas in Edgartown tradition. Make your own gingerbread houses, beeswax candles and more. Warm up with for lunch at our Elves’ cafe, and visit our Waldorf gift shop for handmade toys and books. 

Donaroma's Wreath-Making Workshop
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Donaroma's Nursery, Landscaping + Floral Design
Choose between creating your very own Dry Wreath, Wet Wreath or Boxwood Tree. So Many Holiday Options! Call or email to Choose the Right One for You and to Reserve Your Spot!
DRY WREATHS $60 per person WET WREATHS & BOXWOOD TREES $75 per person | [email protected], 508-627-3036 ext. 1

Sculpin Stockin' Stuffers
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Old Sculpin Gallery (by the Chappy Ferry)
The Old Sculpin Gallery will open its doors during Christmas in Edgartown for Sculpin Stockin' Stuffers! Come and shop for the perfect creative gifts made by the artist members of the Martha's Vineyard Artist Association.  

Christmas in Edgartown Parade
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Main Street
Don’t miss the annual tradition - floats, animals, music, dancers, kids, fire engines, and of course Santa. The parade will take place on Main Street between Pease’s Point Way and Water Street. (Rain or shine).

It’s a Dickensian Christmas at The Carnegie
12:00 PM -3:00 PM
The Carnegie, North Water Street
Visit the remarkable Dickens' Village. Kids will build their own holiday poppers, decorate them to celebrate at their holiday celebrations. For the littles they will color printouts in the Dickensian holiday theme.

A Christmas Story - Free Movie Screening
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Edgartown Cinemas
Circuit Arts is pleased to offer a free screening of the holiday classic A Christmas Story at Edgartown Cinemas. Based on the humorous novel by Jean Shepherd, this beloved holiday movie follows the wintry exploits of youngster Ralphie Parker (Peter Billingsley), who spends most of his time dodging a bully and dreaming of his ideal Christmas gift, a Red Ryder air rifle. Reviews & Age Appropriate Info. Here. This is a free screening—no advance ticketing necessary! Donations are welcome at the door.

Village Open House Stroll
1:00 PM -4:00 PM
All Around Town
Whether you’re looking for your dream home or just need some design ideas, this event is for you! Local real estate agents will be hosting open houses with refreshments at these properties. Search for ALL available Vineyard Properties Here.

Minnesingers Annual Family Holiday Concert at the Old Whaling Church
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Benefit concert for the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School choral group, Minnesingers and Vineyard Preservation Trust. This is the 30th year the Minnesingers have performed at The Old Whaling Church.

SUNDAY, 12/10/22

Holiday Hustle
8:45 AM - 9:45 AM
Martha's Vineyard Boys & Girls Club (by the Edgartown School)
The Martha's Vineyard Boys & Girls Club is excited to be hosting the "Holiday Hustle" as part of the Christmas in Edgartown festivities! All ages and levels are encouraged to run or walk this 5k course that weaves through downtown Edgartown. We encourage you to show your holiday spirit by wearing festive holiday attire, awards will be given for best dressed. Dogs and strollers are welcomed! Entry Details Here

Pancake Breakfast with Santa
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Martha's Vineyard Boys & Girls Club (by the Edgartown School)
Join the culinary team from the Martha's Vineyard Boys & Girls Club as we transform the club into a winter wonderland for this family fun pancake breakfast with Santa. We will have a delicious meal, MV Photobus, DJ Rockwell, and lots of fun kids activities for your little ones. This is the perfect way to cap off Christmas in Edgartown weekend. $15 per adult/$10 per child. Please email [email protected] with questions. 

Holiday Dog Show
11:00 AM -  1:00 PM
Mini Park (Main Street)
Dress your four-legged friend for the Holiday Dog Show! Stop by the Mini Park to enter your pal or just watch the festivities. Winner will be selected and announced later in the day on Visit Edgartown’s social media. Sparkle, shine, costumes and cheer are strongly recommended. The Dog Show is sponsored by Al Fresco Tails Pet Sitting and will benefit the Animal Shelter of Martha’s Vineyard.

Didn't see what you were looking for? Check here for the FULL LIST OF EVENTS. We really hope to see you out there this weekend. As always, there will be so many fun activities for all ages and interests and a great way to support local businesses while getting some holiday shopping done! 


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