Thank you for considering the Nantucket Yacht Club as the location to host your upcoming special event.

Here at the NYC, we take pride in going the extra mile to make your event spectacular. Whether you are planning a wedding reception in our grand Ballroom, cocktails & hors d’oeuvres on our balcony, or an intimate gathering of family and friends in our Governor’s Room, we are the venue for you. Our facilities are available for member and non-member events.

Governor’s Room

With its nautical boat bar and intimate library, the Governor’s Room echoes tradition from floor to ceiling. It renders an exquisite view of the waterfront to create the perfect backdrop for your special event. We invite you to walk out onto the balcony to enjoy the fresh ocean breeze or come enjoy brunch in the sun-filled room. The Governor’s Room is wonderful for cocktail parties or an elegant meal. The Governor’s Room will accommodate up to 48 guests for a seated function and 80 guests for a stand-up cocktail party.


Our Anchorage Dining Room is the epitome of Nantucket charm. It provides an amazing view of the harbor and direct access to our wrap around porch. The dark hardwoods, intimate candle lighting, and waterfront views create the perfect setting to host a special event. The room will accommodate private events for up to 100 guests, which includes the porch for seating.


The understated elegance of the Ballroom turns any event into a once-in-a-lifetime affair. With enough room for all of your guests and a classic charm that welcomes parties of all sizes, the Ballroom is flexible space perfect for any occasion. Located at the heart of the Yacht Club, the Ballroom has a breathtaking view of the water. French doors open onto the waterfront deck and patio and invite your guests to enjoy the splendor of an evening under the stars. The Ballroom can accommodate up to 220 guests, or 260 as a wedding venue.

Wedding Venue

Your wedding deserves a distinguished location and what better place than our historic club. Invite your guests to a cocktail hour on our patio. You will begin the evening watching the sailboats in the harbor as the sun sets. Fire the cannon to announce to your guests that dinner is served and move your guests into our grand Ballroom to enjoy a night of dinner, dancing, and unforgettable memories.

For more information please contact our events coordinator, Emma van der Werff at