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2019 Nantucket Daffodil Festival

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Spring is in full bloom. Get to Nantucket faster with a flight from Cape Air.

Daffy Weekend, your way. Traveling to Nantucket for the 45th Annual Daffodil Festival is easy with fast, frequent flights from Cape Air.

Nantucket Island awakens April 26 – 29, 2019 with a weekend of events to celebrate springtime in the Northeast. What started as a simple affair in the 1970’s has blossomed into a whirlwind weekend honoring all things Nantucket including art shows, tours, parades, exhibitions, contests and of course the annual Nantucket Daffodil Flower Show. You can always spot a faithful festival goer decked out in a one-of-a-kind Daffy Hat amongst the sea of decorated bikes, strollers and wagons.


Daffy Festival Roadster

Build your Nantucket Daffodil Festival itinerary with these must-attend events:

Friday, April 26 2019:

  • The Flower Power Party, launch into Daffodil Festival with N Magazine and the Nantucket Historical Association, sponsored by the Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce. Snacks, festive libation and a prize for the best ‘blooming’ outfit!

Saturday, April 27 2019:

  • 45th Annual Daffodil Festival Weekend Antique Car Parade & Tailgate Picnic presented by Cape Air / Nantucket Airlines. Visit town early to view the artfully bedecked vintage cars as they line up on Maine Street. Don’t forget to cast your vote for the ‘People’s Choice’ award!
  • 45th Annual Daffodil Festival Hat Pageant, show of your creativity with a festively decorated daffodil themed hat. Open to men, women and children.
  • 9th Annual Daffy Dog Parade, all friendly leashed pooches are welcome to participate with 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes awarded.

Register for 2019 Daffodil Festival events by visiting the Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce.

Traveling to Nantucket for Daffy Weekend:

Cape Air ACKBeat the ferry, and rise above traffic, with a fast flight from Cape Air. Cape Air offers direct flights to Nantucket from Boston, Hyannis, Martha’s Vineyard, New Bedford and Westchester County, New York – with available ground transportation to midtown Manhattan.

Reserve your seat on a Cape Air flight to Nantucket, today!