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Provincetown Event Calendar

We are looking forward to another season in Provincetown. We have put together a list of expected events for the 2021 Season, in these unprecedented times, changes are inevitable. For updated information please contact the organization directly. Also check Provincetown Event Calendar on ptown.org for updated information.



Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum Reopens - visit one of the main attractions in Provincetown with stunning views of the entire area! You can find out more and buy tickets here.

Whale Watch Season Begins - one of the top attractions on the Cape is whale watching and there is no better place than in the Provincetown area. Find out more with Dolphin Fleet.

Patriot's Day - Celebrate your favorite Boston holiday with some time down on the Cape to enjoy the great outdoors and all that Provincetown has to offer.

Gays for Patsy - A weekend of fun and dancing in Provincetown!



Run to the Top - a timed race to the top of the Provincetown Pilgrim to raise money for local organizations. They have divisions for first responders as well as civilians. You can find out more about this event here.

Outer Cape Chorale Concert - This diverse chorus offers an annual concert that is filled with beautiful music and fun.

Monumental Yard Sale Weekend - Each year residences and businesses offer their wares throughout town so you can find something unique or get a great deal! One person's trash is another's treasure!

Twenty Summers - a collaboration of art-filled events and installments throughout town. Come celebrate the arts in a variety of different ways at this annual event.

Single Women's Weekend - an annual event where Lesbians meet and connect with speed datings, shows, and more. The full schedule can be found here.

Memorial Day Weekend - the official start to summer with lots of events for the entire family. Come kick summer off with Cape Cod fun!

Ferry Service Resumes - You can get to Provincetown on a quick 90 minute ferry ride from one of the two companies that provide the service from downtown Boston. Check out Bay State and Boston Harbor.



Cabaret Fest- the largest cabaret festival in New England! Everything from Broadway to swing music is celebrated at a variety of venues around town. (link https://www.provincetowncabaretfest.com/)

Women of Color Weekend- a pride event to elevate LGBTQIA women of color, trans- people of color, non-binary people of color, gender-fluid people of color, and their supporters. Find out more about this event here.

Provincetown Pride- celebrate the LGBTQ+ community at Provincetown's annual pride celebration. These few days of celebration include parties, events, beach activities, and more. (link https://ptown.org/calendar/pride/)

Provincetown Coastal Rowing Regatta & Beach Games- celebrate life on the Cape Cod shore with this rowing regatta that brings a ton of fun and activity to the Provincetown area. This is a fun activity for the entire family to watch and participate in.

Annual Provincetown International Film Festival- Celebrate film from around the world at this annual festival which has been going on for many years. There are a variety of showings and events around town that everyone is sure to love. Check out the full schedule.

WorldFest 2021 - an annual event designed to enhance the visibility of Provincetown's international student/worker population. (link https://ptownie.com/worldfest-provincetown-2021/)

Portuguese Festival & Blessing of the Fleet- celebrate the Portuguese heritage of Provincetown with events, a parade, and more. (link https://provincetownportuguesefestival.com)



Independence Week 2021- one of the biggest celebrations in Provincetown, this annual event is a week of fun celebrating our country! Enjoy the parade (and all the many fun costumes), parties, bar events, family activities, and more.

Bear Week- this week of fun and celebration for the LGBTQ+ and bear community has become a Cape Cod tradition like no other! There are a variety of events around town for drinks, food, dancing, and fun to check out.

Cape Cod Dance Festival- a celebration of all things dance with parties, events, performances, and more.

Girl Splash- A week of parties, comedians, shows, and more to celebrate women. Check out the full schedule here.

Family Week- The largest celebration of LGBTQ+ families and their friends in the world! Fun activities can be found all around town for kids of all ages.



Whale Week- An annual event sponsored by Center for Coastal Studies which features informational sessions and fun for the whole family.

Provincetown Carnival - the biggest celebration of the year in Provincetown! Carnival has a different theme each year and is a week of fun with a parade, events, shows, beach parties, and more! You don't want to miss this week in town.

Provincetown Jazz Festival - all things Jazz! This annual celebration has been going on for over 17 years and is a great combination of concerts and events all week. You can see the full schedule here.



Labor Day Weekend - Celebrate the end of summer in Provincetown! This weekend is a great time filled with fun and fireworks - as well as events around town.

Swim for Life - a Provincetown tradition which helps raise money and honor the heroes of the community. You can check out the schedule of events here.

Cape Cod Classic - NGPA's annual celebration of aviation professionals and enthusiasts. This week brings in a fun group of airline professionals and those who are interested in this profession for parties and events.

Provincetown Book Festival - Three days of events for literary lovers - readers and writers. You can check out the full schedule here.

Annual Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival- a weeklong annual celebration of the theater scene that is so a part of the Provincetown history and community.

Pet Appreciation Week - Come have fun with your furry friends at this celebration of pets! Stay at our pet-friendly property and enjoy fun around town - at the dog park and other places.



Mate's Leather Weekend- This annual celebration of all things leather brings a fun dynamic to town with LGBTQ+ themed parties and events around town.

Monumental Yard Sale Weekend - Each year residences and businesses offer their wares throughout town so you can find something unique or get a great deal! One person's trash is another's treasure!

Women's Week- a huge celebration filled with events, parties, workshops, and more where women come to meet and greet.

FanFair (Transgender Week)- seven days of food, fun, learning, and entertainment for everyone - regardless of how you identity. Come celebrate the original transgender week. The full schedule can be found here.

Spooky Bear Weekend - The bear community celebrates around Halloween every year at this week of fun events.It includes cocktail parties, a meet and greet, themed parties and even a ‘Bearlesque' show!

Halloween- A weekend of frightful fun in Provincetown is the perfect way to celebrate Halloween! Put together your best costume and come enjoy fun for the entier family.



Lighting of the Pilgrim Monument- each year the Pilgrim Monument is lit. As their website says, this is to "honor those throughout our world who do not enjoy the acceptance and peace we are thankful for."

Mr. New England Leather - This fun event each year celebrates the leather community and crowns a new Mr. New England Leather.

Thanksgiving Weekend- What better place to celebrate Thanksgiving than where the Pilgrims first landed?

Annual Pilgrim Trot- a healthy, annual event that raises money for a local Cape Cod charity while having a lot of fun.



Holly Folly - a great way to get into the holiday spirit with shopping, fun, parties, and more!

Outer Cape Chorale Concert - celebrate beautiful singing in one of your favorite spots.

First Light - ring in the new year in Provincetown with celebrations all around town.



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