The Most Eventful Week of the Summer
This is one of the most exciting weeks of the summer. Here are some of the highlights courtesy of the chamber of commerce.
Grand Illumination: Wednesday, August 17, 2011: One very special highlight of the summer season on the Campground is Grand Illumination. The cottages are adorned with colorful Chinese and Japanese lanterns, and both a Community Sing and a band concert are held in the Tabernacle. Grand Illumination started in Oak Bluffs over a century ago and was initially intended as a way of marking the visit of the Governor of Massachusetts. Click here for more info.
150th Annual Agricultural Society Fair August 18-21: Come to the Fair!! It just wouldn't be a Vineyard summer without the Ag Fair! The four- day fun begins Thursday August 18 at 10 am -11 pm on the fairgrounds in West Tisbury.
Agricultural Hall, West Tisbury. Click here for more info.
Fireworks at Ocean Park by the SeaSponsor: August 19: Benefit for Oak Bluffs Fireman's Civic Association. Enjoy a sensational fireworks display at Ocean Park by the sea in Oak Bluffs. Known for it’s sea views and distinctive architecture, Ocean Park provides the perfect setting for an evening of fireworks and music.
After dark Ocean Park, Oak Bluffs