Celebrate the Fourth of July with Edgartown’s traditional parade & fireworks. Enjoy the traditional late afternoon parade then head over to lawn of the Dr. Daniel Fisher house on Main Street for burgers and hot dogs at the MV Preservation Trust’s annual BBQ. Then claim your seat on Memorial Wharf or any other harbor front location for a resplendent display over the water. Display begins as darkness falls.
Back in 1971, Tisbury celebrated 300 years of history with a parade and its first street fair. Now the fair has its own history.
The annual celebration draws 5,000 to 6,000 people who stroll Main Street from the Mansion House to the Green Room, browsing merchants’ wares arrayed on sidewalk tables and noshing on a banquet of comfort food from restaurants and nonprofits.
The Run&Shoot Filmworks Martha's Vineyard African American Film Festival also known as "The Summer's Finest Film Festival" is now entering its 17th year on Martha's Vineyard. They have screened and promoted some of the most outstanding and emerging Feature, Documentary and Short films produced by and starring African Americans from across the world.
Gather at the MV Camp Meeting Association’s Tabernacle for a sing-along followed by the annual Grand Illumination when the hundreds of lanterns hung on gingerbread cottage porches are lit. This tradition, dating from the turn of the 19th century, will delight the whole family.
Sing along starts around 7:30 pm and the lanterns are lit at dark.
Combining the laid-back beach style of the island of Martha’s Vineyard, a passionate audience of film and culture enthusiasts with the buzz and excitement of a festival celebrating films from across the globe – The Martha’s Vineyard International Film Festival is an amazing experience not to be missed.