Soon it will be September and schools across the Island will be opening their doors for another year. Shopping for back to school on Martha’s Vineyard for fun, new supplies and outfits makes leaving behind summer’s games and free time a little bit easier for little scholars. And shopping on Island takes the stress out of […]See More
Shopping on MV
Come see what Martha’s Vineyard’s merchants have to offer and discover why shopping on MV is shopping as it should be. Even in the height of the summer season or before the holidays, the mood is relaxed and welcoming.
For many visitors, Martha’s Vineyard’s lack of shopping malls and familiar brand outlets is part of its attraction. But don’t be fooled! Shopping on Martha’s Vineyard is a pleasure many visitors partake in all year long. Besides the charming shops of every description that line the main streets of Island towns, Martha’s Vineyard also offers many other exciting options to shoppers. Craft fairs, farmer’s markets, artist and craft studios abound. Some of the better known of these include the Vineyard Artisan’s Festivals which take place from Memorial Day through the winter holidays, the West Tisbury Farmers Market which offers pantry items in addition to its fresh Island produce and the Martha’s Vineyard Glassworks where shoppers can view the process by which its glass-blowers create beautiful objects for sale in their studio.
From beautiful crafted handworks, delicious small batch pantry items, carefully edited clothing collections, books, summer gear and all the basics, Martha’s Vineyard’s shops, though small, offer an astounding range of merchandise in an atmosphere that make shopping on MV an exciting and enjoyable experience.
Savor your memories of summer with these five Island made products to take home as souvenirs that will make you feel like you never left Martha’s Vineyard. On the way home from the beach a whiff of something sweet and chocolatey catches your attention … time for some Murdick’s Fudge! Bring some home with you […]See More
To Market, to Market on Martha’s Vineyard Alcohol sales on MV There are no liquor stores in Chilmark, West Tisbury, Vineyard Haven, or Aquinnah though all except Chilmark now allow the sale of beer and wine with meals in their restaurants. Chilmark is now the only truly ‘dry’ town on the Island. If you are […]See More
When you visit the Vineyard be prepared to enjoy it with all your senses! From June’s luscious strawberries to the sweet corn of August and the delights of late harvest heirloom tomatoes, squash and other fall produce, buying local lets yousavor the very essence of Martha’s VineyardSee More