Soak up the season during your next visit to Martha’s Vineyard. In addition to the highlights here, take a look at the full island event calendar.


August 6-11

16th Annual Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival Catch a weeks worth of films produced by and starring African Americans from across the world.


August 15

Oak Bluffs Grand Illumination Night Gather at the Tabernacle for a sing-along followed by the grand lighting of lanterns hung along the cottage porches.


August 16-19

157th Annual Agricultural Society Fair Pig races, carnival rides, dog shows, and more await at this summer staple.


Through August 21

Martha’s Vineyard Summer Concert Series From the Grammy award-winning The Mavericks to comedian Paula Poundstone, see who’s taking the stage this summer at the annual concert series.


August 23

A.R.T. on the VINE: Island Grown Dances Admire the work and creativity of Vineyard-based dance artists.


Through August 30

21st Annual Summer Artisans Festival Get your Vineyard souvenirs straight from the source with a selection of pottery, stained glass, wampum jewelry, and more.