Jingle All the Way: A Merry Guide to Christmas in Edgartown

Get ready for a holly jolly adventure through the sparkling streets of Edgartown on enchanting Martha’s Vineyard! Join us as we dive into the festive cheer, coastal charm, and island hospitality that make Christmas in Edgartown a winter wonderland you won’t soon forget. From the magical lighting of Edgartown Harbor Light to the lively parade and the chance to sip, shop, and savor all the beautifully decorated town has to offer, this merry seaside celebration has something for everyone. So grab a mug of hot cocoa and come along on a fun-filled exploration of Christmas in Edgartown!


Let there be light

Start the weekend right by being part of the lively scene at Harbor View Hotel for the lighting of the landmark Edgartown Lighthouse. The famed lighthouse magically becomes a beacon of holiday cheer that illuminates the entire town. Grab festive cocktail at the hotel’s beautifully adorned Bettini Restaurant, and unwind by the cozy fire in the hotel’s elegant lobby.


Dazzling DĂ©cors and Twinkling Lights

Edgartown’s historic streets come alive with festive decorations and twinkling lights, turning this coastal town into a holiday masterpiece. From the iconic Edgartown Lighthouse adorned with wreaths to the charming storefronts boasting elaborate window displays, every corner of the town is a picture-perfect Christmas card.


Holiday Shopping Extravaganza

Discover unique and locally crafted treasures while strolling through Edgartown’s boutique shops. The quaint Main Street is lined with charming stores offering everything from handmade ornaments to one-of-a-kind gifts. Support local businesses and find the perfect presents for your loved ones.


Christmas in the Village

Edgartown’s Village Green transforms into a festive hub of holiday activities. Join in the merriment with horse-drawn carriage rides, carolers spreading joy, and the sweet aroma of hot cocoa filling the air. It’s the perfect setting to make memories with family and friends.

Brought to you by the Edgartown Village Market, a partnership of the Edgartown Board of Trade and the Vineyard Preservation Trust – The Winter Holiday Faire will be held at the Village Green off Main Street in Edgartown. Shop 20+ local artisans, food and beverages!


Festive Feasting

Edgartown’s renowned restaurants join in the holiday festivities with special Christmas menus, wine tastings and seasonal delights. From cozy cafes serving warm gingerbread to fine dining establishments offering holiday-inspired cuisine, your taste buds are in for a treat.


Christmas in Edgartown Parade

Get ready to be enchanted by the Christmas in Edgartown Parade. Floats adorned with lights, local groups spreading holiday cheer, and, of course, a visit from Santa himself make this parade a festive spectacle that the whole family can enjoy.


Deck The Walls at Old Scuplin Gallery

Head to the Old Sculpin during Christmas in Edgartown and shop for one of a kind gifts, wreaths and small works created by Martha’s Vineyard Art Association artists.


Christmas in Edgartown is a magical blend of holiday traditions and coastal delights. From the twinkling lights to Santa’s seaside arrival, the festive spirit permeates every corner of this charming town. So, pack your holiday spirit and join in the merriment as Edgartown invites you to jingle all the way through a coastal Christmas celebration!


Make it a Faraway Weekend

Make yourself at home for the weekend at the newly renovated FARAWAY MV hotel. Located right in the heart of downtown Edgartown, it’s seaside luxury meets coastal cool and it’s at the epicenter of everything happening in town and around the island. For details, head to their website to BOOK NOW

Get in the holiday spirit and stroll through the resort’s Pelican Club  for cocktails and cheer before the official lighting of the Edgartown Lighthouse. This is an outdoor venue so please dress accordingly.  Hot chocolate and warm cider will be served for children of all ages.

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