TRAVEL PACKAGE TO MARTHA'S VINEYARD COMEDY FEST
"Martha’s Vineyard island, known to be a summer retreat for the Obamas, the Clintons and Spike Lee…and reminiscent of lobster rolls
and beach parties…adds laughter to the list of vacation memories with its annual Martha’s Vineyard Comedy Fest.
Every August—when African-American cultural pride is at its height—the “Fest” takes center stage as it hosts one of the island’s premiere
summer attractions. Each year the “Fest” showcases some of the hottest comedians on the circuit which has included Damon Williams,
Tony Roberts, Rudy Rush, Roz G., AJ Jamal, Pierre, Tony Tone, Howie Bell, Chastity Washington, Honest John, Kool Aide, Michael Coylar
and many more.
But, the Fest is much more than a comedy event. It’s truly one the island’s few social experiences that bolsters social interaction and
unity among middle-to-upper-class African-Americans. There is no summer enclave outside of Martha’s Vineyard where you can find an
abundance of high-profile African-American professionals, politicians, actors, writers, athletes, business owners and good folks who
congregate to enjoy galleries, live music, films, theater, dance, speaker series and, of course, comedy in such a wonderfully casual
environment." ~ marthasvineyardcomedy.com
Travel Package Itinerary*
Saturday, August 5, 2017
Look for the sign bearing your name - your driver will be waiting to meet and greet you at the T. F. Green Airport in Providence, Rhode Island.
Sunday, August 6, 2017
Sit back and relax as you are chauffeured to the most luxurious fast ferry to Martha's Vineyard. During your 90 minute ride to the island enjoy the sundeck or sit in plush air-conditioned comfort. You will be amazed at the breathtaking scenery along the way!
The Dockside inn is 100 yards from the ferry dock so you may walk to the lovely Dockside Inn. Or you may retain a private car if you have a lot of luggage. The Oak Bluffs Inn is just a little further so enjoy you walk or your chauffeured car (car service not included in package).
The smell of fresh baked afternoon cookies welcomes you to the Dockside Inn. The Inn, located along the famously picturesque Oak Bluffs Harbor, is a boutique-style hotel which perfectly blends handsome, award-winning contemporary design with whimsical nautical decor and modern convenience.
The Dockside Inn’s 21 tastefully decorated rooms are perfect for couples, families, and wedding groups alike, and the in-town, harbor-side location makes the inn the perfect place from which to explore and enjoy all of the fabled historic sites and beautiful vistas that make a stay on Martha’s Vineyard such a memorable experience.
Many of the guest rooms and suites feature commanding views of the Oak Bluffs Harbor, and the friendly, knowledgeable staff, along with Loomis, the Virtual Concierge, are always at the ready to assist you with any need.
...And the complimentary ice cream treats in summer, the fresh baked afternoon cookies, and the Rolls Royce Silver Cloud courtesy car are sure to have you feeling warmly welcomed.
If staying at the Oak Bluffs Inn, the inn is set in an elegant clapboard house. This genteel B&B is a 4-minute walk from Victorian cottages at Wesleyan Grove, 6 minutes' walk from Inkwell Beach and 2 miles from Farm Neck Golf Club.
The 9 warm, refined rooms come with free Wi-Fi and designer toiletries. Some have 4-poster beds or hardwood floors. There's also a 2-bedroom suite with a living room and a kitchenette.
Continental breakfast is provided, while freebies include parking and loaner beach chairs.
Sunday, August 6, 2017
Explore and discover the rich history of African Americans on Martha's Vineyard.
Sunday, August 6, 2017
The African American Heritage Trail of Martha¹s Vineyard is a physical entity comprised of 16 sites dedicated to the formerly unrecognized contributions made by people of African descent to the history of the island. Feel the spirit of pride as you enjoy this two and a half hour tour of Oak Bluffs and Edgartown. Time TBD.
Monday, August 7, 2017
Get ready to laugh your butt off at Martha's Vineyard Comedy Fest at Lola's, THE event venue on the island. Lola's is about 1.5 miles from either inn.
With an all-star nightly cast of comedians the Fest promises to set a new and higher standard for stand-up comedy. Hold on to your sides! The same comedians perform each night of the Fest.
Tuesday, August 8, 2017
You do not want to go but it is time to return to the real world. Your transfer (additional - the dock is within walking distance) helps you with your luggage and drives you through the island as you recall the magic that is Martha's Vineyard. The great time you had and the lifetime memories you created dance in your head as you ferry from the island. Your driver greets you at the dock and chauffeurs you to the airport.
As you await your flight you find yourself laughing out loud ...boy, those comedians sure were funny.
*Ebony Vacations nor its agents are affiliated with Martha's Vineyard Comedy Fest
Saturday, August 5 - Tuesday, August 8, 2017
The travel package to Martha's Vineyard includes...
Three night stay at Dockside Inn or Oak Bluffs Inn
Ticket to Martha's Vineyard Comedy Fest
(The same comedians perform each night of the Fest)
Meet & Greet reception: 7p-8p. (Open to all)
Martha's Vineyard Comedy Fest T-shirt
African American Heritage Trail Tour
Roundtrip transfer from Green Airport to ferry dock
Roundtrip ferry to Martha's Vineyard
Continental breakfast for guests of Oak Bluffs Inn
Continental breakfast for guests of Dockside Inn with complimentary snacks daily until 10 PM
$1095* per person / double occupancy
(Any decrease in price for 3 -4 people in one room will be deducted from the final balance and will be noted on the deposit receipt/confirmation.)
$600 Deposit per person
Balance due June 15, 2017
Airfare not included.
Queen and double double (two beds) are available - assignment not guaranteed. Every room has private bath, hairdryer, cable TV, heat/AC, iron, ironing board mini-fridge and free, fast WiFi.
As with most inns and hotels on Martha's Vineyard these inns have no elevator.
*Taxes and fees are included. Rates are subject to change without notice.
We will be glad to arrange your air to Rhode Island as well as additional ground transportation during your stay at Martha's Vineyard.
Contact us should you prefer to fly into or travel to Martha's Vineyard from Boston.
You will want to know...
Martha's Vineyard is an island that can be accessed only by ferry, boat or plane.
Ferry schedule* - schedule your flight accordingly:
(You want to have at least 1.5 - 2 hours between the time your plane lands/departs and the ferry is scheduled to leave/arrive.) The 2017 ferry schedule has been announced.We suggest you wait to purchase your flight until then.
Quonset Point, Rhode Island
Saturday, August 5, 2017
Leave Quonset Arrive Martha's Vineyard
8:30 AM 10:05 AM
1:00 PM 2:35 PM
5:30 PM 7:35 PM
Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Depart Martha's Vineyard Arrive Quonset
11:00 AM 12:40 PM
6:00 PM 7:40 PM
Please inform us of your flight schedule ASAP so we may coordinate your ground transportation and ferry reservations. We can also help you arrange your flights.
Airlines that fly to Martha's Vineyard airport...
Airlines that fly to T.F. Green Airport, Providence Rhode Island...
Getting around the island
It's easy to get around the Island using public transportation, bikes, rental cars and your feet.
Martha's Vineyard offers a comprehensive bus system that connects all towns, Edgartown, Oak Bluffs, Vineyard Haven, Aquinnah, Chilmark, and West Tisbury. Frequency of service varies with the season, but buses run regularly year-round and are a great cost-effective way to see the beauty of the Island.
You can pay as you go, or purchase 1-day, 3-day, or 1-week bus passes on the buses, at the Steamship Authority or at the Edgartown Visitors Center, which also sells 1-month and annual passes. Buses may be boarded at stop or flagged en route in safe places (ie. not in an intersection or on a curve.).
Taxis meet incoming ferries and car rentals are available within walking distance from all the major ports. Taxis are equipped to handle bikes on a first-come first-serve basis. It is recommended during the summer months to reserve a rental car prior to your arrival. Looking to ride in style? Personal limousine services are also available on island.
The Island of Martha’s Vineyard is extremely bicycle friendly. With designated bicycle paths throughout the island, and bicycle tours that showcase the beauty and intrigue of the Island, two wheels may be all you need. There are also bicycle dealers, bicycle rentals, and bicycle repair shops available on Island to meet all your two-wheeled needs.
*Subject to change without notice.
If cancellation is made 45 days prior to departure a $100 per person charge will apply. Martha's Vineyard Comedy Fest ticket and t-shirt will be sent to you via email or USPS first class mail.
If cancellation is made 44-31 days prior to departure then a charge equal to 50% of the package price will apply.
Any cancellation made 30 days or less prior to departure will be 100% non-refundable.
If full payment is not received 30 days prior to departure, Ebony Vacations has the right to cancel your reservation without refund of any deposits.
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