So many things to see, so many things to do… For more information about events listed below simply click on the organization link!


2016 Ptown Events Highlights

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Provincetown 2016 Calendar of Events

January

January

JANUARY 2016


FREE parking in our municipal parking lots… COME VISIT!

1 New Year’s Day

2 Celebrating 2016 with FIREWORKS, 5:30pm – Ptown.org

7 Independent Documentary Series: JANIS: LITTLE GIRL BLUE, 5pm, $10 – WellfleetPreservationHall.org

14 Food On Film series: AGE OF INNOCENCE, 6pm, $15 – WellfleetPreservationHall.org

16-18 Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend


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February

February

FEBRUARY 2016


FREE parking in our municipal parking lots… COME VISIT!

5 Independent Documentary series: HEART OF A DOG, 5pm, $10 – WellfleetPreservationHall.org

11 Food On Film series: RAISE THE RED LANTERN, 6pm, $15 – WellfleetPreservationHall.org

13-15 Valentine’s Day Weekend ~ Bring your Love to Provincetown!

13-15 President’s Day Weekend


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March

March

MARCH 2016


FREE parking in our municipal parking lots… COME VISIT!

10 Food On Film series: EAST OF EDEN, 6pm, $15 – WellfleetPreservationHall.org

12 Year Rounders Festival – Town Hall

17-20 St. Patrick’s Day Weekend

25-27 Easter Weekend Bring your Easter basket to Provincetown!

31 Food On Film series: I AM LOVE, 6pm, $15 – WellfleetPreservationHall.org


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April

April

APRIL 2016


Mid April – Whale Watching season beginsWhaleWatch.com, PtownWhalewatch.com

1 Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum ReopensPilgrim-Monument.org

14 Food On Film series: METROPOLITAN, 6pm, $15 – WellfleetPreservationHall.org

15-18 Patriot’s Day Weekend

22-May 1 Earth Day, Appearances Green Art FestivalProvincetownConservationTrust.org

23 First Day of Passover


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May

May

MAY 2016


Mid May Ferry Service Resumes

Visitors Center at Province Lands reopensNPS.gov/caco

Highland Lighthouse reopensHighlandlighthouse.org

Twenty Summers at Hawthorne Barn event series – 20Summers.org

Ragnar Relay RaceRagnarRelay.com

Run to the Top of the Pilgrim MonumentRunToTheTop.org

Outer Cape Chorale ConcertsOuterCapeChorale.org

Provincetown 10KProvincetown10K.com

7 Concert with Gregg Sullivan (formerly of Blood, Sweat and Tears), 7pm, $15 – WellfleetPreservationHall.org

8 Mother’s Day

14 Amy Winehouse retrospective: Love Is Blind, 7:30pm – WellfleetPreservationHall.org

14 Spring ShowPtown.org

20-22 Monumental Yard SalePtown.org

21-24 Single Women’s WeekendProvincetownForWomen.com

26 – 29 Memorial Day Weekend Girl Party www.ProvincetownForWomen.com

26-29 Memorial Day Weekend


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June

June

JUNE 2016


2 A Night at the Chef’s TableASGCC.org

2-5 CABARET FESTCabaretFest2016.com

2-5 Women of Color & Friends WeekendProvincetownForWomen.com

4-5 International Coastal Rowing ChallengeProvincetownYachtClub.org

5 Provincetown 10K Provincetown10K.com

7 Sisters in the Name of LoveASGCC.org

3-5 The 9th International Encaustic ConferenceCastleHill.org

15-19 Provincetown International Film FestivalPtownFilmFest.org, 508-487-FILM

23-26 Provincetown Portuguese Festival & Blessing of the FleetProvincetownPortugueseFestival.com


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July

July

JULY 2016


1-4 Independence Day Weekend ~ July 4th Parade starts at 11am, begins East End, Harbor Hotel and proceeds up Commercial to Franklin Street. Fireworks start at dusk over Provincetown Harbor (view from any bayside beach)

1-7 Independence 2016OnlyAtTheCrown.com/independence

9-17 Bear Week in Provincetownwww.ptownbears.org

17 PAAM Annual Secret Garden Tourwww.paam.org

19-23 Girl Splashwww.girl-splash.com

23-30 21st Annual Family Week www.familyequality.org/familyweek/

25-31 6th Annual Whale Week to benefit the Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies – CenterForCoastalStudies.org


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August

August

AUGUST 2016


11 The 11th Annual Provincetown Jazz FestivalProvincetownJazzFestival.org

13-19 Carnival Week “Back to the 80’s” www.ptown.org

18 Carnival Parade: starts at 3pmwww.ptown.org


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September

September

SEPTEMBER 2016


5 Labor Day

5-8 The Great Provincetown Schooner RegattaProvincetownSchoonerRace.com

9-10 23rd Annual Celebration of Life Concert and Swim for Life & Paddler FlotillaSwim4Life.org

12-18 Afterglow Alternative Performance Arts FestivalAfterGlow Festival.org

16-18 National Gay Pilots Association Cape Cod Classicngpa.org

17 Harbor to the Bay Bike Ride Boston to Cape CodASGCC.org

17 PAAM Fall Consignment AuctionPAAM.org

22-25 11th Annual Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater FestivalTWPtown.org

23-25 Pet Appreciation Weekend (PAW) CASAS – CasasAnimalShelter.org 508-487-4243

24 Bike Run for K9 Fundraiser

29-October 3 Mates Leather Weekendwww.matesleatherweekend.com

30-Oct. 2 11th Kate Clinton Classic Women’s Flag Football Tournament, sanctioned by International Women’s Flag Football Association, Provincetown Motta Field – www.IWFFA.com

30-Oct. 2 3rd Annual Provincetown Inspiration Weekend!www.inspirationgatherings.org


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October

October

OCTOBER 2016


1 Provincetown Dance Trophy Ballroom Dance Competition featuring The Mood Swing Orchestra, Provincetown Town Hall, 339-832-2812 – BostonOpenDanceSport.com

2 Provincetown Dahlia Showwww.facebook.com/groups/PtownDahlias

7-10 Columbus Day Weekend

7-10 Fall Monumental Yard Sale WeekendPtown.org

10-16 32nd Annual Women’s WeekWomensWeekProvincetown.com

17-26 Fantasia FairFantasiaFair.org

19-23 Provincetown Round Up WeekendProvincetownRoundUp.org

19-23 Provincetown Dance Festivalwww.CastleHill.org

28-November 1 Halloween Week in Provincetown BOO! Haunted attractions, lots of parties, kids parade and much more! Call your favorite Restaurant and Accommodation.

30 Dead Silence – an immersive haunted theatrical attraction, benefitting the Friends & Supporters of the Provincetown Public Library – DeadSilence-Terror.com


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November

November

NOVEMBER 2016


FREE parking in our municipal parking lots… COME VISIT!

11 Veteran’s Day

23 Lighting of the Monument 5-7pm – Pilgrim-Monument.org

24-27 Thanksgiving Weekend Art & Craft Fairs! Great Holiday Shopping!

24 Thanksgiving Day

TBA PBG Casino Night at the Crown & Anchorwww.Ptown.org

26 Lighting of the Lobster Pot Tree Lopes Square – ProvincetownView.com

26 Annual Pilgrim 5k Trot, Thanksgiving morning, 9am – A benefit for the PAAM – www.PAAM.org


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December

December

DECEMBER 2016


FREE parking in our municipal parking lots… COME SHOPPING!

1 World AIDS Daywww.asgcc.org

2-4 PBG Holly Folly Weekendwww.ptown.org

3 “Souper Saturday” Fundraiser for Soup Kitchen in Provincetownwww.ptownsoup.org

25 Christmas Day

31 New Year’s EveBegin the year in Provincetown! Reservations a must! Call your favorite Restaurant and Accommodation.

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