Love to shop? In spite of the Island’s lack of mega-stores (or perhaps because of it) Martha’s Vineyard is a shopper’s dream come true. Full of small shops, art and craft galleries and open air markets, shopping the Island reveals all sorts of unique merchandise not readily available elsewhere. Whether you are looking for something […]See More
Shopping on MV
Come see what Martha’s Vineyard’s merchants have to offer and discover why shopping on the Vineyard 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 is part of its attraction. Here you will find one-of-a-kind and Islandmade items as well as familiar brands. Besides the charming shops of every description that line the main streets of Island towns, Martha’s Vineyard also offers other exciting options to shoppers. Craft fairs, farmers’ markets, artist and craft studios abound. Even the secondhand stores offer rare delights!
Don’t miss the Vineyard Artisan’s Festivals which take place Sundays and Thursdays from Memorial Day through the winter holidays, the West Tisbury Farmers Market which offers pantry items in addition to its fresh Island produce, and Featherstone Center for the Arts, where shoppers can buy locally made crafts and jewelry.
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 the Island 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