Provincetown Events Calendar 2017 :: Top Rated Provincetown MA Inn


On the tip of Cape Cod, Provincetown has always been a haven for prominent artists, writers, and bohemians. The town is everything you’d expect in a seaside resort: sun-bleached streets filled with charming shops and seafood restaurants, as well as theaters, art galleries, and cabarets. Provincetown is surrounded by water and is a mecca for those who enjoy sunbathing, swimming, sailing, dune walking, and even whale watching. Provincetown events are unforgettable!

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January 2017

FREE parking in Provincetown municipal parking lots!
Sun1Fireworks at dusk over Provincetown Harbor! at dusk (approx. 5:30 pm)–
Sun1Provincetown Theater Gala: The theme is “Studio 54”-
Sun1Polar Bear Plunge, Johnson Street Parking Lot, early afternoon at high tide -
Sun1The last day of the Canteen Holiday Market, 225 Commercial Street -
Sat7Woodshole to Weelfleet Film Series: Miss Sharon Jones, 7:30pm, $12 -
Thu12Food On Film series: Fried Green Tomatoes, 6pm, $18 -
Fri-Mon13-16Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend
Fri20Outermost Contora Dance, 7pm –

February 2017

FREE parking in Provincetown municipal parking lots!
Thu2Food On Film series: Chef, 6pm, $18 -
Fri-Mon10-14 Valentine’s Day Weekend ~ Bring your Love to Gabriel's Premium Condos!
Fri-Sun17-20President’s Day Weekend and Washington's Birthday
Thu23Food On Film series: Southern Foodways Short Docs, 6pm, $18 -
Fri-Sun24-26Snowbound Leather Weekend IX –

March 2017

FREE parking in Provincetown municipal parking lots!
Sat11Year Rounders Festival – Provincetown Town Hall
Fri-Sun17-19St. Patrick’s Day Weekend - Celebrate at Gabriel's Premium Condos!
Thu16Food On Film series: Ulee's Gold, 6pm, $18 -
Mon-Tue18-20Out of Hibernation Ursamen –

April 2017

Mid April Whale Watching season begins –,
Sat1Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum Reopens –
Thu6Food On Film series: Oh Brother Where Art Thou, 6pm, $18 -
Fri-Sun14-16 Easter Weekend Bring your Easter basket to the Provincetown Hotel at Gabriel's!
Sat-Sun15- 16Miss Gay Mass US of A –
Sat22 Appearances Green Art Festival –
Sat-Sun28-30 Gays for Patsy Annual Stomp: A Hoedown in P-town –


May 2017

Mid MayFerry service resumes -
TBAVisitors Center at Province Lands reopens –
TBAHighland Lighthouse reopens –
TBATwenty Summers at Hawthorne Barn event series –
TBARun to the Top of the Pilgrim Monument –
TBARagnar Relay Race –
TBAProvincetown 10K –
TBA Spring Show –
TBA Monumental Yard Sale –
Sun14Mother’s Day. Mothers have free admission at PMPM and PAAM
Fri-Sat 19-20Outer Cape Chorale Concerts –
Fri19Outermost Contora Dance, 7pm –
Fri-Sun19-21 Single Women’s Weekend –
TBAMemorial Day Weekend Girl Party -
Fri-Mon26-29Memorial Day Weekend - Hurry up to book a magical weekend at the Provincetown Hotel at Gabriel's!
Sun28Annual Piano & Organ Celebration Concert, 5 pm –

June 2017

TBAA Night At The Chef's Table –
TBAInternational Coastal Rowing Challenge –
TBAThe 10th International Encaustic Conference –
TBASisters In The Name Of Love –
Thu-Mon1-5Women of Color Weekend –
Sun4Provincetown 10K –
Sat-Sun11-12WorldFest – Provincetown’s International Cultural Festival 
Wed-Sun14-18Provincetown International Film Festival – - 508-487-FILM for inquiries
Thu-Sun22-25Provincetown Portuguese Festival & Blessing of the Fleet –

July 2017

TBAKalmar Nyckel Public 3 hour sails. Pirate sails, charter private events, or host a deck side reception. Sails from MacMillan Wharf.
TBAPAAM Annual Secret Garden Tour –
Fri-TueJune 30-July 4 Independence Day Weekend
Tue4July 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)
Sat-Sat1-8Independence 2016 –
Sat-Sat8-15Bear Week in Provincetown –
Tue-Sat18-22Girl Splash –
Sat22Bride Pride –
Fri-SatJuly 28 - Aug 522nd Annual Family Week –
Tue-SatJuly 30- Aug 57th Annual Whale Week to benefit the Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies -

August 2017

TBAEvening 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!
Thu3Homemade Boat Race –
Thu10The 13th Annual Provincetown Jazz Festival –
Sat-Sat12-19Carnival Week -
Thu1739th Carnival Parade: starts at 3pm –

September 2017

TBAHarbor to the Bay Bike Ride Boston to Cape Cod –
TBAPAAM Fall Consignment Auction –
TBA11th Kate Clinton Classic Women’s Flag Football Tournament, sanctioned by International Women’s Flag Football Association, Provincetown Motta Field –
TBA4th Annual Provincetown Inspiration Weekend! –
TBAK-9 Fundraiser Bike Run –
Mon1-4Labor Day Weekend
Mon-Thu4-7The Great Provincetown Schooner Regatta –
Fri-Sat8-924th Annual Celebration of Life Concert (Friday, Sept. 8) and 30th Annual Swim for Life & Paddler Flotilla (Saturday, Sept. 9) –
Mon-Sun11-17Afterglow Alternative Performance Arts Festival –
Thu-Sun14-17National Gay Pilots Association Cape Cod Classic –     [event day="Thu-Sun" date="21-24"]11th Annual Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival –
Fri-Sun22-24Pet Appreciation Weekend (PAW) CASAS –
Thu-Mon28-Oct 2Mates Leather Weekend –
Sat30Provincetown Dance Trophy Ballroom Dance Competition, Provincetown Town Hall –

October 2017

TBAProvincetown Dahlia Show –
TBADead 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. –
TBAProvincetown Round Up Weekend –
TBAHelltown on Winthtrop, at 7:30-10pm -
TBAThird Annual Halloween Greet n’ Treat Provincetown Recreation – Registration [event day="Fri-Mon" date="6-9"]Columbus Day Weekend
Fri-Mon6-9Fall Monumental Yard Sale Weekend –
Mon-Sun9-15 33rd Annual Women's Week -
Sun-Sun15-22Fantasia Fair –
Wed-Sun19-23Provincetown Round Up Weekend –
Fri-Sun19-23Provincetown Dance Festival –
Fri-Sun27-31Halloween Week in Provincetown BOO! Haunted attractions, lots of parties, kids parade and much more!
Sat283rd 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:

November 2017

TBA PBG Casino Night –
TBA Mens Weekend 2017 –
Sat11Veteran’s Day
Fri-Sun17-19 Mr. New England Leather –
Wed22Lighting of the Monument 5-7pm –
Thur23Thanksgiving Day
Sat25 Lighting of the Lobster Pot Tree Lopes Square –
Fri-Sun24-26Thanksgiving Weekend Art & Craft Fairs! Great Holiday Shopping!

December 2017

FREE parking in the municipal parking lots - come shopping!
Fri-Sun1-3 PBG Holly Folly Weekend –
Fri-Sat8-9 Outer Cape Chorale Concert –
Fri25 Christmas Day
ThuDec 28 - Jan 1 First Light Provincetown, Fireworks, Food and Fun! - Begin the year in Provincetown! Reservations a must! Book your stay at The Provincetown Hotel at Gabriel's!


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