Cranberry Day

Cranberry Day Endures as Wampanoag Harvest Celebration

Members of the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) headed down to the bogs to celebrate Cranberry Day, a longstanding harvest tradition for the Vineyard’s Native American tribe. The day ended with a potluck dinner.

Cranberry Day Honors Ancient Wampanoag Tradition in the Bogs

Every year on the second Tuesday in October, members of the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) gather cranberries and give thanks for the harvest.