2020 Surfside Association Fishing Contest
Annual Contest Period: Memorial Day weekend through Columbus Day.
Location: Casting from the beach using lures - not live bait, anywhere from Nobadeer to Point ‘O Breakers
Call in or email your fishing results to Ned Fawcett at 508-325-4312 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Remember, the contest is based on the honor system and is open to all members, all of their family members, and guests. Fish must be weighed by scale.
Prizes awarded for the following categories:
Largest Bluefish (weight in lbs.)
Largest Striped Bass (length in inches)
Most number of fish caught in 24 hour period.
Most unbelievable catch (unique & remarkable)
2020 Surfside Association Golf Tournament - 9-hole Scramble
The 2020 golf tourney will be skipped due to COVID-19.
Here's the gang after a fun tourney in 2019:
Daffodil Festival Weekend
Last weekend of April every year
Organized and sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce, the Annual Daffodil Festival is a full-scale celebration of winter’s thaw, joyous for both islanders and visitors alike. The Daffodil Festival’s grand event held on Saturday is the Annual Antique Car Parade, featuring over 100 daffodil-bedecked vintage cars (pre-registration necessary for participation). Other festival highlights include the Nantucket Garden Club’s Annual Daffodil Show, Children’s Daffodil Parade, Daffy Hat Pageant, Daffodil Dog Parade and even a Daffodil 5K Race.
Figawi Race Weekend
Memorial Day Weekend every year
The Annual Figawi Race Weekend is recognized as a top sailing event not only on the east coast but is known nationally as well as internationally. Figawi Race Weekend kicks off the the Cape Cod and Nantucket summer season. Entries include sailors from several states 240+ boats (including 30 power boats) and over 3,000 sailors and visitors, as well as locals, attend this event.
Fourth of July Events
There area lot of things happening on Nantucket for Fourth of July, from family BBQ's, a day on island beaches, Town sponsored fireworks, and the waterfight on Main Street that includes dualing fire trucks, face painting, watermelon eating, kids bike parade and more.
Boston Pops to benefit Nantucket Cottage Hospital
Second Saturday of August every year
Join us for the ultimate Nantucket experience - the 17th annual Boston Pops on Nantucket concert to benefit Nantucket Cottage Hospital. Experience outstanding music and a stunning fireworks show on one of Nantucket's famous beaches. Don't miss out on 'Nantucket's best summer event,' as rated by readers of The Inquirer and Mirror for 16 years in a row!
Nantucket Race Week
August each year
Nantucket Race Week is eight days of regattas, awards ceremonies, and parties. Race Week is hosted by Nantucket Yacht Club and Great Harbor Yacht Club to benefit Nantucket Community Sailing, and is the primary fund-raising event of the year for Nantucket Community Sailing.
More info: http://www.nantucketraceweek.org/
Opera House Cup Race
August each year on the final day of Race Week
The Opera House Cup Regatta was the first all-wooden, single-hulled classic boat regatta on the East Coast, and attracts some of the finest sailboats in the country.
More info: http://www.operahousecup.org/
Nantucket Conservation Foundation's Annual Cranberry Festival
Columbus Day Weekend
Come out to the Festival grounds and watch the berries being harvested, learn about the history of cranberry farming on Nantucket, participate in the family activities or just kick back and enjoy the music and the spectacular autumn scenery of one of the most unique and beautiful places on our Island. Don't forget to bring home a pound, or two, of Nantucket Cranberries for the Holidays!
Christmas Wreath Show and Stroll Weekend
Imagine - crisp sea air spiced with wood smoke drifting through a historic village’s cobblestoned streets lined with glittering trees and brightly lit shops while, in the distance, church bells chime familiar carols… the holiday season on Nantucket is truly magical.