Memorial Day Weekend Update 5/27-5/29 🇺🇸
Parades and Celebrations to welcome in the summer! We see the return of the artisans festival, OB open market and can hear live music at the Sound Fest
Happy ~First Weekend of the Summer Season~ everyone! These updates are about to get a lot busier 📆
⭐ Our highlighted events for the weekend are starred below - but it was hard to pick because of all the fun options for outdoor celebrations + live music. Enjoy!
What To Do This Weekend
Nature as Inspiration Environmental Film Festival - Info Here
Plant Sale Fundraiser @ MVRHS, 9a-1p
One Year Anniversary Celebration @ Lani Beach Club, 3-7p
Tisbury School March to the Sea @ Tisbury School, 12:15p - 1p
Students and staff will leave the school at 12:15 p.m. and walk to Owen Park via Spring Street and Main Street. Students in grades K-8 will have flowers to carry in the parade and to throw in the harbor, commemorating the servicemen and servicewomen who have given their lives for their country. Our band will be playing, flags will be waving, and we hope that you will come downtown to see the parade.
⭐ Vineyard Artisans Memorial Day Festival @ Grange Hall, 10a-4p (Sunday too)
Memorial Day Weekend Craft Fair @ The PA Club, 11a-3p
Plant Sale @ Polly Hill Arboretum, 9:30-4
Car Wash Fundraiser MVRHS Men's Hockey ($20) @ MVRHS, 10a-1p
5K Martha's Vineyard Memorial Road Race @ Summercamp, 10a signup
⭐ Oak Bluffs Open Market @ Washington Park, 10a-2p
Enjoy Sundays in Oak Bluffs near the harbor by shopping for Island-grown produce, specialty foods, arts, crafts, handmade jewelry and vintage finds. Winston's Kitchen will be serving breakfast & lunch fare . Live music by John O'Toole from 12 to 2 p.m.
⭐ MV Sound Festival: Music On the Rock! @ The Cove, 2p-10p tickets
TPS Productions and DJ Cartel present The Itals, Exco Levi & The Naya Rockers, DCLA and more. Reggae, rock and dance music will fill the air on May 29 behind The Cove Minigolf in Vineyard Haven. Gates open at 2 p.m., with live music starting shortly after! Local acts Dukes County Love Affair, The Dock Dance Band, DB x N1D, and Reel Dubz Sound will support touring reggae music greats, The Itals and Exco Levi & The Naya Rockers. Don't miss this family friendly day of music, beer, food, kids' outdoor games and minigolf! $30 in advance, $40 day of
Memorial Day Parade @ American Legion Post 257, 10a
The American Legion Post 257 in Vineyard Haven will host its annual Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 30. The parade will step off from the post at 10:30 a.m. and proceed to the Avenue of Flags in Oak Grove Cemetery where the ceremony will be held.
⭐ Annual Memorial Day Picnic @ Tashmoo Spring Building, 12-4p
After a 3-year hiatus, the Memorial Day Picnic at Tashmoo Waterworks returns. Live music, boating, games and more. Free ice cream. Bring your own picnic lunch. Everyone welcome but please leave your dog at home. VTA bus stops at Tashmoo Overlook from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Save The Date
June 3 / First Friday Vineyard Haven (Owen Park)
June 10-June 12 / Oak Bluffs Official Pride Weekend
Drag Brunch 6/12 @ Oyster Bar 02557 - Tickets here
June 11 / West Tisbury Farmers Market Returns
June 17-19th / Juneteenth Celebrations
June 25 / Chilmark Flea Market Returns
What’s Recently Opened
Oyster Bar 02557
The Aquinnah Shop
MV Family Campground
Flying Horses Carousel
Grace Church Lobster Rolls, Fridays 3-6:30, order here
What’s Still Closed
OB: MV Salads
Edgartown: Katama Kitchen, The Quarterdeck, Slice of Edgartown, The Terrace
VH: Behind the Bookstore, El Gato Grande, Fish MV, The Larder
Up-Island: Outermost Inn (6/9), Woods
Will Not Open/Under Renovation: Ocean View Restaurant (closed all season due to fire), Sea Smoke BBQ (permanently closing), Larsen’s Fish Market (under renovation), Backyard Taco MV (under renovations), ArtCliff (under renovation). Kelley House, Newes from America and Pelican Club are all closed for the 2022 season due to renovation.
Did we miss something that opened this week, or do you know of an upcoming opening we should include? 🤔