Summer sun and September breezes on

Martha's Vineyard

It’s not too late for an idyllic island getaway!

If you haven’t made it over to Martha’s Vineyard yet this summer, now’s the time. The warm, sunny weather continues well into September, and Hob Knob Hotel & Spa will help you plan the perfect time away. Beaches, fishing, farm tours, world-class golf, and more await you, and the island’s vibrant arts scene offers film, dance, art, history, theater, and walking tours. Call Hob Knob today to get started!

August highlights on Martha’s Vineyard

You’ll find dozens of lively mid-week events and activities, and ferry reservations are easier to come by, too.

August 15-18

MV Agricultural Society’s
157th Livestock Show and Fair

Monday, August 19

Chef Flynn McGarry
Dinner, film, and discussion

Treat yourself to a September getaway

September 3-8

MV International Film Festival
Films that highlight humanity

Sept. 15–Oct. 19

MV Striped Bass & Bluefish Derby
A classic renowned among anglers

Fall fun with friends on Martha’s Vineyard!

Oct. 24-27
MV Food & Wine Fest

Tickets online now! Three dozen events over four days of culinary camaraderie and adventure. Hob Knob Hotel, a festival sponsor, offers its own Wine Fest package – book now for best selection as events sell out early.

For more information or help arranging your stay at Hob Knob, please contact Diane M. Carr, General Manager, at

Late summer on Martha’s Vineyard:

August 8-18Built on Stilts Dance Festival, Oak Bluffs

August 10Chilmark Road Race

August 10 – Sept. 7Low Down Dirty Blues, MV Playhouse, Vineyard Haven

August 11-12Islanders Write, Featherstone Center for the Arts, Oak Bluffs

August 11Chicken Alley Annual Art + Collectables Sale

August 12Hospice Summer Soiree

August 14Grand Illumination Night, Oak Bluffs

August 15-18MV Agricultural Fair, MV Ag Society, West Tisbury

August 16Fireworks at Ocean Park, Oak Bluffs

August 18Potters Bowl, Featherstone Center for the Arts, Oak Bluffs

August 25Stina Sayre Fashion Show, Featherstone Center for the Arts, Oak Bluffs

August 25 – Sept. 15Inseparable: Science and Art, Featherstone Center for the Arts, Oak Bluffs

August 30-31Vineyard Artisans Festival, West Tisbury

September 3-8MV International Film Festival, MV Film Center, Vineyard Haven

September 7Annual Wind & Kite Festival, Oak Bluffs

September 14Tivoli Day Festival, Oak Bluffs

September 15Hospice Golf Tournament, Oak Bluffs

September 15–October 19MV Striped Bass & Bluefish Derby

September 21MV Craft Beer Festival, Oak Bluffs

September 23Vineyard Charity Golf Classic

And coming up this fall…

October 12-13Art of Chocolate Festival, Featherstone Center for the Arts, Oak Bluffs

October 13Vineyard Artisans Festival, West Tisbury

October 18-20Women’s Writing Workshop, Hob Knob Hotel & Spa

October 23-27MV Food & Wine Festival, Edgartown

October 26Halloween on Circuit Ave., Oak Bluffs

November 29-30Vineyard Artisans Festival, West Tisbury

December 12-15Christmas in Edgartown

December 21Vineyard Artisans Festival Holiday Fair, West Tisbury

Please don’t forget to VOTE NOW for Hob Knob Hotel & Spa as the island’s Most Romantic Getaway in next year’s Best of the Vineyard contest!

Reserve the entire hotel!

Planning a holiday gathering, special event, family reunion, or corporate getaway? Hob Knob Hotel & Spa is available during November and December as a private rental. Offer your guests a luxury experience in the heart of Edgartown village, with 17 rooms, multiple gathering spaces, and daily maid service (with private chef and spa treatments available too).

Photo credits:
Sunset image courtesy Vineyard Colors
Horse by Ivy Ashe, Vineyard Gazette
Chef Flynn by Kino Lorber, The New York Times
Artisans Festival courtesy Lisa Strachan, Vineyard Artisans
MV Film Center courtesy MV Film Society
Fish winner courtesy MV Striped Bass & Bluefish Derby
Golf course courtesy Vineyard Golf Club
Holly Hodder Eder courtesy of the author
Wine glasses courtesy MV Food & Wine Festival
Holiday exterior courtesy Vineyard Colors