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    First Light Provincetown 2024

    December 13, 2023

    Here is your Guide to First Light Provincetown.

    First Light is an opportunity to “do” New Years Weekend right for everyone! Events, Celebrations, Fireworks! 2024 will be more for ptownie!


    The Dina Martina Christmas Show
    Friday & Saturday December 29 & 30
    7:30pm-8:30

    The holiday season will be extra special this year, as beloved comic genius Dina Martina will blanket Provincetown in yuletide merriment with THE DINA MARTINA CHRISTMAS SHOW at Crown & Anchor.

    This hysterically funny show, like all of Martina’s shows, promises to be a truly wondrous and surreal blend of questionable song, unnecessary dance, overburdened costumes, and side-splitting video. Add to that Miss Martina’s favorite seasonal tradition – distributing pointless (and seriously coveted) holiday gifts to lucky audience members – and you have a truly treasured holiday tradition. It is nearly impossible to adequately describe a Dina Martina show, other than that they’ve become synonymous with jaw-dropping pathos and mind-blowing comedy. What a Dina Martina show is, is a smart and hilarious evening of entertainment you will never forget.


    Canteen Holiday Market and Winter Lodge
    Friday-Sunday December 29-31
    11am – 8pm

    The beloved Provincetown tradition is back for its seventh year at The Canteen Holiday Market! Starting the day after Thanksgiving and running until New Years, the Canteen transforms into a magical, cozy place to gather, enjoy holiday foods and drinks, and buy handcrafted goods from local artisans. This year, we will be offering several different experiences for you to enjoy — all in one trip or over several outings to our little “village.”


    Holiday Market at the Crown
    Saturday & Sunday December Weekends
    11am – 5pm

    Make sure and check out the Holiday Market‘s at The Crown & Anchor this Holiday Season in Provincetown! Local artists are selling their handmade goods in the courtyard Saturdays and Sundays thru New Year’s Eve!


    New Years 2024 at the A-House
    Friday-Monday December 29 – January 1
    12pm-1am

    The Atlantic House is Provincetown’s most popular and only year-round dance club. New Years 2024 at the A-House will party all weekend at the Little Bar, The Macho Bar & Dance Bar. Music by resident DJ Wayne Michael. Special 2AM close time on NYE!


    ELTON UNDRESSED: Todd Alsup sings Elton John
    Saturday December 30
    7pm-8pm

    Flamboyant. Outrageous. Decadent. ELTON UNDRESSED: TODD ALSUP SINGS ELTON JOHN and his music are many things. But what’s behind the costumes and the larger than life persona? NY singer/pianist Todd Alsup will take you on a “stripped down” journey through the soulful songbook of the Rocket Man, highlighting what makes these enduring hit songs so unusual and special. Join us for an intimate experience that gets closer to the heart and soul of Elton’s timeless music. Bring your glasses!


    WELL-STRUNG in HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS
    Saturday December 30
    7:30pm-9pm

    Mark Cortale proudly presents WELL-STRUNG in HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS for one night only REUNION SHOW at Provincetown Town Hall!  The show will feature the groups own unique pop-classical spin on some of the most beautiful and traditional holiday favorites, such as  “Silent Night”, “Sleigh Ride,” all the way to Dolly Parton’s “Hard Candy Christmas” and everything in between.


    The Green Fairy
    Saturday December 30 & Sunday December 31
    Various times

    A dark immersive Cabaret experience in Provincetown’s Crown & Anchor. Written & directed by Brittany Rolfs and Joao Santos, The Green Fairy will transport you to “The Lounge”, where you’ll be immersed in the world of Summer (Rolfs) and Solomon (Santos), a traveling jazz duo, accompanied by The Pianist (Andrew Sheranian) in what might be a final, possibly fatal, performance. But why? What’s the secret they’re holding? Why are they acting so strange? Who dies?


    AULD LANG SYNE: A New Year’s Toast
    Saturday December 30
    10pm

    AULD LANG SYNE: A New Year’s Toast at The Crown and Anchor in Provincetown! A toast to the times long past, the years to come and to the dreams you dare to dream, that they really do come true.

    Join Delta Miles as Judy Garland along with a cast of Provincetown’s beloved local artists as they bid adieu to 2023 and look toward the year to come. Ticket includes a bottle of Champagne, Charcuterie, Caviar and Dessert. A perfect evening to celebrate with friends in your ‘finest’, or cozy up with a loved one. With Musical Direction by Lance Horne the evening will also feature Qya Cristál, Brittany Rolfs, Hilarie Tamar, Roxy Pops, Joao Santos, Todd Alsup, Tori McClain, Kory DeSoto with many other surprise guests!

    Please email hospitality@onlyatthecrown and let us know your party size if different than the purchased tickets and we will do our best to accommodate.


    NYE Sunday Morning Countdown
    Sunday December 31
    10:30am-1pm

    Happy New Year’s Eve! Join NYE Sunday Morning Countdown for a free breakfast items at a welcoming neighborhood Shipwreck Lounge located in the heart of Provincetown. An assortment of food will be available while supplies last. Breakfast cocktails and a Blood Mary Bar are the perfect way to kick off your NYE plans.


    Ball Drop Bingo with Mackenzie & Austin
    Sunday December 31
    3pm-5pm

    The Crown & Anchor for an afternoon Ball Drop Bingo at First Light Provincetown is encouraged to rally their family and friends together on New Year’s Eve to frolic with Austin & Mackenzie as we celebrate the arrival of the New Year!


    First Light 2024 Fireworks Cocktail Party
    Sunday December 31
    4pm-6pm

    Tin Pan Alley will have a First Light Fireworks Cocktail Party from 4pm-6pm. Join us for a front row seat of the fireworks over Provincetown harbor!


    NYE @ Shipwreck Lounge
    Sunday December 31
    4pm-Closing

    Join us for NYE @ Shipwreck Lounge in Provincetown. Cozy up by the fire with a martini. A Fun & Festive Attire & Specialty Cocktails. No Cover.


    Light Bright Bike Ride Provincetown
    Sunday December 31
    4:30pm-5pm

    We’re back for Light Bright Bike Ride 2023 for a fun roll down Commercial Street in Provincetown! We will award prizes for the brightest, most colorful, and most creative bike decorations. The ride starts at 4:30 from the front of the Public Library and heads about a mile down the street to the near West End. Join us beforehand for bike decorating starting at 3 PM. Free!


    LEA DeLARIA New Year’s Eve Shows
    Sunday December 31
    5pm & 9pm

    Celebrate New Year’s Eve with us at The Club for a fabulous dinner and a special show starring Lea DeLaria! The 1st set seating begins at 5:15 and the show starts at 7.  We’re serving a 3 course pre-fixe menu.  Lea DeLaria is backed by The Chris Grasso Trio with Chris on Piano, Ron Ormsby on Bass, and Bart Weisman on drums.

    Ring in the New Year at the second show!  Seating begins at 9:15 and we’re serving up a fabulous 4 course pre-fixe menu.  There will be complimentary party hats, noisemakers, and a champagne toast.  Lea DeLaria is backed by the Chris Grasso Quartet with Chris on Piano, Mike Flanagan on Sax, Ron Ormsby on Bass, and Bart Weisman on drums.


    NYE Ball at the End of the World
    Sunday December 31
    5pm – 2am

    Gifford House in Provincetown the Annual NYE Ball at the End of the World with strong townie vibes dress however you’d like to show up! Sunday, December 31st with all levels all spaces. Porch opens at 5pm. Purgatory opens at 9pm with DJ Sam Sewell spinning. Screens lit in the Wilde to watch the ball drop. Champagne toasts. Consensual kisses. Lots of dancing. Time to let it all out. Open til 2am and 21+.


    New Year’s Eve Provincetown Fireworks
    Sunday December 31
    5pm-6pm

    Celebrate the arrival of the New Year with Fireworks high above Provincetown’s Harbor on New Year’s Eve.
    Scheduled for 5pm, Fireworks are dependent on weather conditions and may be rescheduled in the event of adverse conditions.


    NYE Party @ The Underground
    Sunday December 31
    6pm-2am

    Come ring in the new year right with NYE Party @ The Underground in Provincetown! This is the People’s bar! Everyone is welcome and everyone is here! Pool, air hockey, ping pong and DANCE with DJ Jose in the booth!


    Marti Cummings In New Year, New Marti: Farewell 2023
    Sunday December 31
    7:30pm-8:30pm

    Marti Cummings In NEW YEAR, NEW MARTI: Farewell 2023 at The Crown and Anchor in Provincetown. So long, farewell, we are heading into another year. Marti Cummings bids farewell to the year end welcomes in the new with stories, music, and drag and excellence.


    ASTROGLIDE: NEW YEAR’S EVE AT THE CROWN
    Sunday December 31
    9pm-2am

    ASTROGLIDE: New Year’s Eve at The Crown in Provincetown’s Wave Bar from 9pm-2am Music by DJ KT and hosted by Marti Cummings & Mackenzie! Live Performances, Astrological Pairings and Celestial Debauchery!


    NYE Dragalicious Karaoke Countdown
    Sunday December 31
    9:30pm-1am

    It’s NYE Dragalicious Karaoke Countdown! at Governor Bradford 9:30pm-1am in Provincetown! The stage is set: Curtains up! light the lights! Sing Karaoke!


    2024 Provincetown Polar Bear Plunge
    Monday January 1
    11am-1pm

    On New Years Day 2024, Provincetown will celebrate the seventh annual Polar Bear Plunge! On that day, hundreds of intrepid plungers will meet in the Johnson Street parking lot, collect tee-shirts, gather inspiration from tracks spun by our New Year’s Day DJ, and learn about the important work of the Center for Coastal Studies! At noon, weather permitting, registrants will run, splash and plunge into the waters of Provincetown Harbor.


    New Year’s 2024 Hangover Cure
    Monday January 1
    2pm-4pm

    Join The Governor Bradford for the ultimate New Year’s 2024 Hangover Cure in Provincetown January 1 at 2pm. We’ve got your back after that wild New Year’s Eve party! Say goodbye to headaches and fatigue with our specially curated menu of revitalizing dishes and refreshing beverages. With Live Performances, fun crowd games, prizes and more! Hosted by Abby Cummings and Luxx Liasion. With special guest Mackenzie. So, gather your friends and kick off the year with a fresh start. Don’t let the hangover blues get you down – we’ve got the cure!


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