Thank you for joining us for the 2016 Nantucket Film Festival! Information about tickets for the 2017 Film Festival (June 21-26) will be online in spring 2017.

Please note: information below pertains to 2016 tickets, for reference!




By Phone

(212) 279-4200

Starting Friday, May 20: 12 noon – 8:00pm, daily

In Person

Greenhound Building
10 Washington Street, Nantucket, MA 02554

Starting Wednesday, June 15 through Sunday, June 26:
June 15-18: 12:00 noon – 6:00pm
June 19-25: 9:00am – 6:00pm
June 26: 9:00am – 3:00pm

Playwrights Horizons
416 W 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036

Starting Friday, May 20: 12 noon – 8:00pm, daily


$15.00 / $10.00 (Kids 12 and under): Family Screening
$15.00 / $10.00 (Kids 12 and under): Teen View Shorts Showcase
$15.00: General Screening
$20.00: Morning Coffee With...®
$25.00: Spotlight Film
$25.00: Opening Day Film
$25.00: Centerpiece Film
$25.00: Closing Night Film
$30.00: Opening Night Film
$35.00: In Their Shoes…®
$100.00: Late Night Storytelling
$200.00: Screenwriters Tribute

Badge Access Only: Legacy Lounge

Service Charges:
$1.00 per ticket for purchases IN PERSON (Festival Headquarters/NYC Box Office).
$2.00 per ticket for purchases ONLINE or BY PHONE.

ACK Discount for Year-Round Residents (2016)

This discount is for permanent Nantucket residents only. Discount offers up to 50% off individual tickets! Tickets can be purchased on our Online Film Guide or in person at the box office.  

Past ACK Discount customers will receive an email prior to May 20 with information on how to make online purchases. If you have not previously provide an email for your ACK Discount or did not purchase any ACK Discount tickets in 2014 or 2015, you will need to apply in person at Festival Headquarters’ box office starting June 15.  

No exceptions will be provided for the following ACK Discount rules:

  • Must present valid Nantucket-issued driver’s license as identification for purchase or pick-up. 
  • Maximum of 2 tickets per screening/program for each ACK Discount customer.
  • Passes and Ticket Packages are not available at discounted price. 
  • ACK Discount may NOT be applied to Rush Tickets.

Ticket Policies (2016)

Ticket Holder Admission
We strongly advise all ticket holders to be in line 30 minutes prior to scheduled start time. Ticket holders MUST be present in line at the venue 15 minutes prior to scheduled start time. We reserve the right to sell your seat after that time.

Pass Holder Admission / Access
Priority access for all eligible Pass holders expires 15 minutes prior to start of screening or event. At that time, all Pass Holders will be asked to join the ticket holder line.

Same Day Sales
Same day ticket sales during the Festival are available at Festival Headquarters and venue box offices based on screening or event availability. Advance ticket sales (online, phone) are discontinued approximately 30 minutes prior to a program start time. If advance tickets are not available, we encourage you to wait in the Rush line.

No Refunds. No Exchanges.

Please contact with any ticketing questions you may have.

How to Rush (2016)

Screenings and events for which no more advance tickets are available will be listed online as SOLD OUT. 

Rush Tickets may be sold if space is available at any screening/event. A Rush Ticket line will form approximately 45 minutes prior to a program’s scheduled start time. Admission will begin immediately before program start time, based on availability and on a “first come, first served” basis.

Cash-only sales for ALL Rush Tickets, to facilitate faster entry and prompt start time of program.

There is a limit of 1 Rush Ticket per person.  

There are no discounts, including the ACK discount, on Rush Tickets. Service charge of $1 applies for all Rush Tickets.