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SLIDE SHOW: Nantucket Christmas Stroll

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Santa waves to the spectators along the stroll route.

Santa waves to the spectators along the stroll route.

A colorful red bow and candy canes decorate the holiday tree and bench in front of South Wharf Gallery on India Street.

A colorful red bow and candy canes decorate the holiday tree and bench in front of South Wharf Gallery on India Street.

A glimpse of Santa on the ferry.

A glimpse of Santa on the ferry.

The postal service gets into the spirit of the island.

The postal service gets into the spirit of the island.

Off Easy Street, next to Old North Wharf, the Killen family's dory wears a festive air-an annual tradition since 1965.

Off Easy Street, next to Old North Wharf, the Killen family's dory wears a festive air-an annual tradition since 1965.

The Town Crier leads the stroll through town.

The Town Crier leads the stroll through town.

Carolers in period costume are a highlight of the Christmas Stroll Weekend.

Carolers in period costume are a highlight of the Christmas Stroll Weekend.

Santa and Mrs. Clause make their way along Main Street the old-fashioned way.

Santa and Mrs. Clause make their way along Main Street the old-fashioned way.

Brant Point Lighthouse decorated for the holidays

Brant Point Lighthouse decorated for the holidays

Nantucket's cobblestone Main Street decked out for the holidays

Nantucket's cobblestone Main Street decked out for the holidays

Even an antique car gets into the spirit

Even an antique car gets into the spirit

A private residence in town is adorned in christmas greenery.

A private residence in town is adorned in christmas greenery.

A door is decorated in seasonal greens and scallop shells.

A door is decorated in seasonal greens and scallop shells.

Brant Point Lighthouse as seen from the ferry

Brant Point Lighthouse as seen from the ferry

All photos/art by Carl Tremblay

The island of Nantucket is best known as a popular destination in the summer. But each December it comes alive for its annual Nantucket Christmas Stroll Weekend. The town dons its holiday wear, the streets hum with activity, and people travel from afar to participate in this special weekend of holiday festivities.

Read the article: Come, Let’s Stroll.

Join Carl Tremblay on a photographic tour of this Nantucket tradition as the town gets decked out for the holidays.
To see more of Carl’s work, go to: carltremblay.com

 

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