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    Guide to May in Provincetown

    Single Womens Weekend Provincetown
    May 4, 2022

    May Happenings Not To Miss, May 2022

    In a boisterous “Dykes on Bikes” fashion, May flowers into a celebration of being outdoors, and what many consider the official kick-off to a Ptown Summer Season. Here’s what’s happening this May in Provincetown.

    Memorial Weekend, also known as “Baby Dyke Weekend” for the attracted demographic, is the first of the major theme weeks in high season. There are myriad of lesbian parties and events, along with boating, dancing, pool parties, and drinking. A lot of drinking. But it’s not only baby dykes anymore. The second weekend of May has, in recent years, been Single Women’s Weekend (SWW), filled with lesbian speed-dating events. In 2020, SWW was rescheduled to October, as it is this year, to precent The Official Women’s Week.

    FAVORITE BARS FOR WOMEN:

    The Club

    193A Commercial Street, across from Spiritus Pizza

    Lea Delaria’s jazz club with live music, great food, and a gorgeous deck overlooking the bay.

    https://www.theclubptown.com/

    Paramount 

    Crown & Anchor, 247 Commercial Street

    Largest dance floor, patio, and host to women’s parties.

    https://onlyatthecrown.com/

    The Underground Bar

    293 Commercial Street

    Pool, air hockey, ping pong, music & dancing.

    https://theundergroundbarptown.business.site/

    Way Downtown

    265 Commercial Street, across from Town Hall.

    Live music, dining on the beach, and 2 full bars.

    https://www.waydowntownptown.com/

    MAY EVENTS

    THE DRAG

    Provincetown Theater, 238 Bradford Street.

    May 19 – June 5

    The re-premiere of Mae West’s notorious melodrama The Drag. Described by the author as “A Homosexual Comedy,” the play was shut down by the Vice Squad in 1927 for “corrupting the morals of youths” because it told the taboo tale of a closeted Park Avenue newlywed and his secret double-life with a pack of Greenwich Village drag queens.

    For tickets and info, visit
    https://provincetowntheater.org/

    JUDY GOLD

    PO Cafe & Cabaret, 303 Commercial Street

    May 19 & 20 at 8:30pm

    Emmy award winning comic Judy Gold.

    For tickets and info, visit https://www.postofficecafe.net/

    POPPY CHAMPLAIN

    PO Cafe & Cabaret, 303 Commercial Street

    Thu May 26- Sun May 29

    Lesbian comic Poppy Champlain one weekend only!

    For tickets and info, visit https://www.postofficecafe.net/

    A SLICE OF PTOWN BY ZOË LEWIS

    The Art House, 214 Commercial Street

    May 27th & 28th

    A New Mini Musical Memoir with Zoë Lewis, Qya Cristál, Parker Ousley & Roxanne Layton

    For tickets and showtimes, visit https://ptownarthouse.com/

    MELISSA FERRICK

    The Art House, 214 Commercial Street

    May 28 at 7:30pm

    Mark Cortale Presents the incomparable MELISSA FERRICK for 1 show only for Memorial Day weekend!

    For tickets and info, visit https://ptownarthouse.com/

    AUDRA MCDONALD

    Town Hall, 260 Commercial Street

    May 29 at 6:30pm

    6 Time Tony Award Winner Audra Mcdonald with Seth Rudetsky as pianist & host

    For tickets and showtimes, visit https://ptownarthouse.com/

    WHALE WATCHING

    Dolphin Fleet Whale Watching, MacMillan Pier

    Whale Week Provincetown

    https://whalewatch.com/

    WATERS EDGE CINEMA

    Provincetown’s only movie theater and home to Provincetown International Film Festival.

    237 Commercial Street

    For tickets and showtimes, visit https://provincetownfilm.org/cinema/

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