Looking to host a special event on Nantucket? We are delighted that you are interested in building community, supporting local businesses, attracting visitors and energizing our island.
The Town of Nantucket defines a “Special Event” as any event that is:
Examples of events that would need to be permitted include but are not limited to:
Special Event Permits Issued by the Town of Nantucket:
Each permit has a specific fee associated with it. All applicants will be charged a $25 application fee plus the applicable permit fee(s). Please review the Town of Nantucket fee schedule for details.
Only businesses with non-profit status may apply for and receive an “All Alcohol” Temporary Pouring Permit.
If you are planning an event on private property, you may still need to apply for a special event permit, pouring permit, or entertainment license. If you have any questions about the complexity of hosting a public event on private property please contact Marina Dzvonik, Special Events Coordinator.
Special permits are needed as follows: