Winners of the 2017 Best of the Vineyard awards will be announced on Thursday, June 8, at the summer kickoff event hosted by the Martha’s Vineyard Magazine, the sponsor of the annual readers’ choice contest.

The celebration will be held at Farm Neck Golf Club in Oak Bluffs. Doors open at 6 p.m. and awards will be announced at 7:15 p.m. DJ Shizz will provide music, with a special appearance by the Vineyard’s own Good Night Louise. Tickets are $40, which includes wine, beer and appetizers, and can be purchased here. All are welcome.

More than 3,500 voters cast nearly 60,000 votes in 85 categories including Best Fried Clams, Best Beach, and Best Romantic Getaway. The full list of winners will be published in the July 2017 issue of Martha’s Vineyard Magazine, on newsstands in late June.