Northern DecaDance at Town Hall Featuring Betty Who!

August 15, 2018 from 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm at Provincetown Town Hall

2018 Carnival events continue this week! Join Betty Who at Provincetown Town Hall for Northern DecaDance on Wednesday night. All proceeds from the event benefit the Provincetown Business Guild’s Carnival fund.

40th Annual Carnival Parade

August 16, 2018 at 3:00 pm on Commercial Street

Revel in the spectacle of Provincetown’s 40th annual Carnival parade! Come dressed in your most gorgeous Carnival finery celebrating Mardi Gras by the Sea! Line up along Commercial Street for an afternoon of entertainment.

Nights of Adonis Masquerade Closing Party

August 17, at 9:00 pm – 1:00 am at The Paramount

The Provincetown Business Guild and The Crown & Anchor present the Mardi Gras By The Sea Carnival Closing Party! DJ Abel spins in the Paramount & VJ Tom Yaz mixes his videos in the Wave. This event officially closes out the 2018 Carnival week!

Sunset Whale Watch Aboard the Dolphin Fleet

August 18, 2018 from 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm at MacMillan Pier

Chat with Center scientists, enjoy a picnic supper with complimentary beer, wine, and soft drinks, and see some of the ocean’s most magnificent creatures in their own backyard. All-inclusive tickets are just $100 for Center members and $120 for non-members and include a free CCS membership. All proceeds directly benefit our Humpback Whale Studies program.

Art Scene ptownie Dispatch

Merola Gallery Provincetown

Jack Pierson (Folded Photographs), Becky Kinder (Cut Pieces), and Richard Tinkler (New Paintings) Exhibit

Reception: August 17, 2018 from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Runs through September 5, 2018
Albert Merola Gallery at 424 Commercial St.

Folded photographs by Jack Pierson, cut pieces by Becky Kinder, and new paintings by Richard Tinkler. Kinder presents several large-scale sculptures created from pieces of cut and painted paper; Pierson is showing large folded pigment prints of male nudes; and Tinkler is exhibiting eleven new intricate paintings on canvas. The show runs through September 5th.

Provincetown Event Calendar

Bazaar Provincetown 8/15

In the News

Ferry Tales: A Love Story: Whale Talk on the Weekend

August 7

Provincetown History Snippets: It’s Carnival Time!

August 10

7-Eleven in Provincetown Finally Sells

August 10

ptownie DIspatch gameplan


August 11, 2018 – August 18, 2018

White Party

September 1, 2018

The Great Provincetown Schooner Regatta

September 3, 2018 – September 6, 2018

Swim for Life and Celebration of Life Concert

September 7, 2018 & September 8, 2018

Afterglow Festival

September 10, 2018 – September 15, 2018

Gay Pilots Cape Cod Classic Weekend

September 14, 2018 and September 16, 2018