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

January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December

Fireworks

First Light Provincetown Thur, December 29, 2016 – Mon, January 2, 2017.
Fireworks, Food and Fun!
Sun, Jan. 1, Fireworks at dusk over Provincetown Harbor! at dusk (approx. 5:30 pm)
Sun, Jan. 1, Provincetown Theater Gala: The theme is “Studio 54” provincetowntheater.org
Sun, Jan. 1, Polar Bear Plunge, Johnson Street Parking Lot, early afternoon at high tide
Fri, Sat & Sun, Dec. 30-Jan 1 – Canteen Holiday Market, 225 Commercial Street
Fri & Sat, Dec. 30-31 – Family Entertainment, Town Hall & at the Library.

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

First Light Provincetown, Fireworks, Food and Fun! Thursday, 29 December 2016 – Monday, 2 January 2017. Come!
Sun, Jan. 1, Fireworks at dusk over Provincetown Harbor! at dusk (approx. 5:30 pm)
Sun, Jan. 1, Provincetown Theater Gala: The theme is “Studio 54” provincetowntheater.org
Sun, Jan. 1, Polar Bear Plunge, Johnson Street Parking Lot, early afternoon at high tide
Fri, Sat & Sun, Dec. 30-Jan 1 – Canteen Holiday Market, at The Canteen 225 Commercial Street
Fri & Sat, Dec. 30-31 – Entertainment for families on at Provincetown Town Hall and at the Library.
For more information visit www.ptown.org

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


2017 Ptown Events Highlights

January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December

Beautiful sunrise over Provincetown Harbor

Beautiful sunrise over Provincetown Harbor

Provincetown 2017 Calendar of Events

January

January

JANUARY 2017


FREE parking in our municipal parking lots… COME VISIT!

Dec 29-Jan 2 First Light Provincetown & Fireworks Ptown.org

1 New Year’s Day

13-16 Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend


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February

February

FEBRUARY 2017


FREE parking in our municipal parking lots… COME VISIT!

2 Groundhog Day 2017

12 Lincoln’s Birthday

10-14 Valentine’s Day Weekend ~ Bring your Love to Provincetown!

17-20 President’s Day Weekend and Washington’s Birthday

24-26 Snowbound Leather Weekend IXMatesLeatherWeekend.com/Snowbound


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March

March

MARCH 2017


FREE parking in our municipal parking lots… COME VISIT!

11 Year Rounders Festival – Provincetown Town Hall

12 Daylight Saving

17-19 St. Patrick’s Day Weekend

18-20 Out of Hibernation Ursamen ne-ursamen.org


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April

April

APRIL 2017


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

1 Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum ReopensPilgrim-Monument.org

1 April Fool’s Day

14-16 Easter Weekend Bring your Easter basket to Provincetown!

14-17 Patriot’s Day Weekend

15-16 Miss Gay Mass US of AOnlyAtTheCrown.com

28-30 Gays for Patsy Annual Stomp: A Hoedown in P-town – gfp.org

TBA Earth Day April 22, Appearances Green Art FestivalProvincetownConservationTrust.org

10 Monday, Passover begins at sunset; ends Tuesday at nightfall April 18


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May

May

MAY 2017


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

19 and 20Outer Cape Chorale ConcertsOuterCapeChorale.org

Provincetown 10KProvincetown10K.com

14 Mother’s Day

TBA Spring ShowPtown.org

TBA Monumental Yard SalePtown.org

19-21 Single Women’s WeekendProvincetownForWomen.com

TBA Memorial Day Weekend Girl Party www.ProvincetownForWomen.com

26-29 Memorial Day Weekend

28 Annual Piano & Organ Celebration Concert, 5 pm – PtownMusic.com


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June

June

JUNE 2017


TBA A Night at the Chef’s TableASGCC.org

2-5 CABARET FESTCabaretFest2016.com

1-5 Women of Color & Friends WeekendProvincetownForWomen.com

TBA International Coastal Rowing ChallengeProvincetownYachtClub.org

4 Provincetown 10K Provincetown10K.com

TBA Sisters in the Name of LoveASGCC.org

11-12 WorldFest – Provincetown’s International Cultural FestivalFacebook.com/WorldFestPtown

TBA The 9th International Encaustic ConferenceCastleHill.org

14-18 Provincetown International Film FestivalPtownFilmFest.org, 508-487-FILM

22-25 Provincetown Portuguese Festival & Blessing of the FleetProvincetownPortugueseFestival.com


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July

July

JULY 2017


June 30-July 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)

1-8 Independence 2017OnlyAtTheCrown.com/independence

8-12 Bear Week in Provincetownwww.ptownbears.org

TBA PAAM Annual Secret Garden Tourwww.paam.org

18-22 Girl Splashwww.girl-splash.com

22 Bride Pride RouxProvincetown.com/Bride-Pride

28-August 5 21st Annual Family Week www.familyequality.org/familyweek/

30-August 5 6th Annual Whale Week to benefit the Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies – CenterForCoastalStudies.org


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August

August

AUGUST 2017


3 Homemade Boat Race CenterForCoastalStudies.org

TBA Evening of Jazz at Falmouth Academy A benefit concert for WCAI, featuring the Provincetown Jazz Festival. Tickets on sale online after June 10. Check our site for more details! www.capeandislands.org

10 The 12th Annual Provincetown Jazz FestivalProvincetownJazzFestival.org

12-19 Carnival Week www.ptown.org

17 39th Carnival Parade: starts at 3pmwww.ptown.org


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September

September

SEPTEMBER 2017


2-9 Labor Day Weekend

4-7 The Great Provincetown Schooner RegattaProvincetownSchoonerRace.com

8-9 224th Annual Celebration of Life Concert (Friday, Sept. 8) and 30th Annual Swim for Life & Paddler Flotilla (Saturday, Sept. 9)Swim4Life.org

11-17 Afterglow Alternative Performance Arts FestivalAfterGlow Festival.org

14-17 National Gay Pilots Association Cape Cod Classicngpa.org

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

TBA PAAM Fall Consignment AuctionPAAM.org

21-24 11th Annual Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater FestivalTWPtown.org

22-24 Pet Appreciation Weekend (PAW) CASAS – CasasAnimalShelter.org 508-487-4243

TBA Bike Run for K9 Fundraiser

28-October 2 Mates Leather Weekendwww.matesleatherweekend.com

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

TBA 4rd Annual Provincetown Inspiration Weekend!www.inspirationgatherings.org

30 Provincetown Dance Trophy Ballroom Dance Competition, Provincetown Town Hall, 339-832-2812 – BostonOpenDanceSport.com


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October

October

OCTOBER 2017


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

6-9 Columbus Day Weekend

6-9 Fall Monumental Yard Sale WeekendPtown.org

TBA Dead Silence – with a thrilling new and original Halloween experience. The Disease of Astonishment, a fully theatrical, immersive, horror attraction that digs into the secret history of the Provincetown witches. – www.deadsilence-terror.com/tickets/

9-15 33rd Annual Women’s WeekWomensWeekProvincetown.com

15-22 Fantasia FairFantasiaFair.org

TBA Provincetown Round Up WeekendProvincetownRoundUp.org

TBA HELLTOWN ON WINTHROP, at 7:30-10pm

TBA Third Annual Halloween Greet n’ Treat Provincetown Recreation, at 4:30 (the kids parade through town from 3:30-4:30). Looking for businesses and organizations to decorate a vehicle and hand out candy to kids! The kids go trick-or-treating from vehicle to vehicle on Motta Field. –
Click for Registration Form

27-31 Halloween Week in Provincetown BOO! Haunted attractions, lots of parties, kids parade and much more! Call your favorite Restaurant and Accommodation.

28 3rd Annual Provincetown Halloween Gala, from 7 to 11. Calling all you ‘Creatures of the Night’ for an amazing night of excitement and surprises! More information or to buy tickets: www.provincetownmasqueradeball.com/


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November

November

NOVEMBER 2017


FREE parking in our municipal parking lots… COME VISIT!

2 Provincetown Annual Day of the Dead Performing Arts FestivalProvincetownDayoftheDead.com

11 Veteran’s Day

TBA Mens Weekend 2017www.giffordhouse.com

17-19 Mr. New England LeatherMrNewEnglandLeather.com

22 Lighting of the Monument Wednesday, 5-7pm – Pilgrim-Monument.org

23 Thanksgiving Day

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

24 Drag Brunchwww.Ptown.org

24-26 Thanksgiving Weekend Art & Craft Fairs! Great Holiday Shopping!

25 Lighting of the Lobster Pot Tree @Lopes Square, Lighting of the Lobster Pot Tree @Lopes Square, Saturday at duskProvincetownView.com

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


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December

December

DECEMBER 2017


FREE parking in our municipal parking lots… COME SHOPPING!

1 World AIDS Daywww.asgcc.org

1-3 PBG Holly Folly Weekendwww.ptown.org

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

8-9 Outer Cape Chorale ConcertOuterCapeChorale.org

24 Christmas Eve

25 Christmas Day

28-January 1 First Light Provincetown, Fireworks, Food and Fun! www.ptown.org

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

January | February | March | April | May | June | July | August | September | October | November | December


Beautiful Sunrise over Provincetown Harbor

Beautiful Sunrise over Provincetown Harbor

Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum decorated with lights for Holiday Season

Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum decorated with lights for Holiday Season