Dive into Summer on

Martha's Vineyard!

Summer’s in full swing!

What are you waiting for? Martha’s Vineyard packs a whole lotta happenings into July and August, and it’s not too late to plan your own fun-filled summer getaway. Endless sunshine, long sandy beaches, and cool ocean breezes set the scene for the best summer ever, and we’re ready to help make it happen. Call Hob Knob today! We’ll put together the quintessential island vacation, from secret beaches to oyster tastings to sunset sails.

Mid-Week on Martha’s Vineyard

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

Film festivities

The MV Film Festival presents a jam-packed line-up of films, discussions, and other activities, along with special fundraising dinners featuring an array of fascinating guests.

Farm fare

The FARM Institute in Katama boasts a brand-new teaching kitchen! Check out the summer series of down-to-earth cooking courses and Thursday night dinners featuring guest chefs.

Featherstone Flea

Find the perfect souvenir of your island visit at Featherstone Center for the Arts, where every Tuesday offers up an eclectic array of fine arts, crafts, collectibles, and curiosities.

Hike and Hops

Edgartown’s Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary offers a naturalist-guided hike on Thursday, July 25, followed by a visit to Bad Martha Brewery to sample some island-brewed beer.

Summer happenings on Martha’s Vineyard:

July 11 – August 11 – Shakespeare’s Winter’s Tale at Tisbury Amphitheater, Vineyard Haven

July 12-14Vineyard Cup Regatta, Vineyard Haven

July 13Meals in the Meadow, FARM Institute, Edgartown

July 13 – August 3Vanya+Sonia+Masha+Spike, MV Playhouse, Vineyard Haven

July 17-22Blue Water Classic Fishing Tournament, Oak Bluffs

July 18Water Tasting by the Sea, Vineyard Haven

July 20Annual Arts Gala, Featherstone Center for the Arts, Oak Bluffs

July 21-22Portuguese Holy Ghost Feast & Festival, Oak Bluffs

July 25-27Edgartown Yacht Club Race Weekend

July 28Possible Dreams Auction, Chilmark

August 3-4MV Book Festival, Chilmark

August 5-9Documentary Film Week, MV Film Center, Vineyard Haven

August 5-10Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival, Oak Bluffs

August 6Exhibit opening “Soul Cup”, MV Museum, Vineyard Haven

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

It’s official!

MV Magazine says Hob Knob Hotel is the island’s Most Romantic Getaway. Classic charm, laid-back luxury, superb comfort, and just the right amount of pampering – see for yourself! We’ll help you plan the perfect romantic getaway, whether it’s an engagement, anniversary, elopement, or wedding. Call Hob Knob today to get started.

Coming up this fall!

Reserve now for best room selection. Call 508-627-9510 for details.

Women’s writing workshop
Oct. 18-20

Join author Holly Hodder Eger for a fun writers’ workshop weekend that pairs the island’s natural beauty with a personal, creative approach to the practical nuts-and-bolts of writing. The author of Split Rock, a novel set on Martha’s Vineyard, Holly will share her own process and work with participants while they enjoy the relaxed hospitality of Hob Knob Hotel & Spa.

MV Food & Wine Fest
Oct. 24-27

Come to Martha’s Vineyard for four days and four nights of unique experiences rooted in the island’s rich tradition of farming and fishing. Local talent and guest chefs and vintners from around the world team up to present an exciting weekend of culinary camaraderie and adventure. Hob Knob, a proud sponsor of the event, offers its own festival package!

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

Photo credits:
Farm Institute goats by Mark Lovewell, Vineyard Gazette
Bad Martha’s beer courtesy Vineyard Visitor