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50 Weeks of Giving Week 19

In celebration of Sandpiper Realty and Sandpiper Rental’s 50th Anniversary, we will be making $200 donations each week throughout the year to local non-profits. The 19th donation of our 50 Weeks of Giving initiative is going to the Island Grown Initiative.

Their mission is to build a regenerative and equitable food system on Martha’s Vineyard that engages, informs, and integrates the community.

Follow us to find out who the lucky non-profit organization will be next week! #50WeeksofGiving

Check In Before July 1 and Save!

Book your June vacation rental now!  Arrive prior to July 1 for the last days of tax free rentals on the Vineyard.  Any arrivals on July 1 or later will have the new Vacation Rental Tax in the state of MA apply.  Rates on the island range from 9.7-11.7%.

There are many great rental options available in June.  Enjoy our great weather on the shoulder season with smaller crowds and more access to all that the island has to offer.

WHY JULY? A Few Great Reasons to Visit Martha’s Vineyard in July

It’s always a great time to visit the Vineyard, but there are a few times throughout the year when the best of what the Vineyard has to offer is on display for all to see and enjoy.

By Land

Fourth of July – “The best small town parade in America” (Walter Cronkite). What better place to celebrate? From the annual Edgartown Parade to the famous Edgartown fireworks, it is one of the best days of the summer.
A few other fun activities to enjoy:

Run the Chop – Murdick’s Fudge Annual 5k Challenge

Oak Bluffs’ Annual Kids Parade and Ice Cream Social

By Sea

Sailing- The Edgartown Yacht Club Race Weekend
The Edgartown Yacht Club’s famous ‘Round the Island Race first took place in 1938 and has been one of the most popular events ever since. Looking for a shorter course? 

The ‘Round the Sound is in its eighth year, adding even more excitement to a fun-filled weekend. This year’s events will take place from July 25th – 27th and should not be missed. Come enjoy the excitement of competition of a beautiful sport with an even more beautiful backdrop.Click Here to Register.


Vineyard Summer Camps

Looking for activities for your kids? There are so many camps to choose from – a great opportunity to learn new skills and experience the Island from another perspective. Here are some of our favorites:

Farm Camp at The Farm Institute
Mass Audubon Fern and Feather Nature Day Camp
Martha’s Vineyard Adventure Camp
Tennis Camp at Vineyard Family Tennis

These are only a few of the many great reasons to visit Martha’s Vineyard during the month of July.

There are still plenty of available properties to rent for July – contact a Sandpiper Rentals Vacation Specialist today to book your vacation to remember.