October 5, 2023: The ptownie dispatch!
October 7 & 8, 2023 throughout Provincetown
The Washashore Festival is Provincetown’s genre-bending, Queer music festival that celebrates the freedom, breadth, and power of Queer expression in a village at the end of the world that has long been a safe haven for rebels, adventurers, artists, and liberated souls of all stripes. Presented by Provincetown Brewing Co., Crown & Anchor, and Tangle-Made Productions.
Provincetown has The O’Neill Festival of New Works in town and unlike the other festivals, this one is devoted to the development of new dramatic works written by the Cape’s most promising playwrights.
October 6 thru 15, 2023 throughout Provincetown
Whether it’s getting to see the best performers and comics in LBGT culture today, or just walking down Commercial Street holding hands with the woman in your life, basking in the sunlight and taking in the natural beauty of Provincetown, there is no festival on the planet that celebrates women like Women’s Week.
Red Room Provincetown’s annual’s Drag-In Amateur Drag King Competition is back! Truly a Women’s Week favorite!
October 13 at The Art House
The incredible pop/jazz/blues vocalist and multi-instrumentalist SUEDE for two shows only (6:30pm & 8:30pm) for Women’s Week in Provincetown.
Dyke Drag Brunch is a drag brunch in celebration of and homage to Provincetown’s Dyke Drag Brunch that ran from 1994-2000. Brought to you by New York City’s Dyke Drag, come enjoy a drag brunch like no other at the legendary Crown & Anchor— by and for dykes. Attendees are encouraged to come dressed in drag— just like in the 90s.
October 15 thru 22 throughout Provincetown
Trans Week, previously known as Fantasia Fair, is a week-long transgender event held every October in the fishing and LGBT resort village of Provincetown, Massachusetts, on the very tip of Cape Cod. The first Fair was held in 1975; this makes Trans Week [Fantasia Fair] the longest-running transgender event in the world. It has been and continues to be a model for other transgender conferences.
People flock from across Cape Cod to see the Fantasia Fair Follies at Provincetown’s Crown & Anchor our most popular annual event. Professionally produced with expert lighting and sound, the Fabulous Follies features some of our community’s most talented members. If you’re not performing, you’ll want to arrive early to grab a good seat. The Follies show is always a sellout!
Welcome to the second annual ptownie Art Issue. Like all things ptownie, this art-filled magazine you hold in your hands is the inspiration of our publisher, Mike Miller. Mike’s vision for the issue is to celebrate art, and we do just that with full-page images that you don’t see much anymore.
A musical experience unlike any other, the Washshore Festival in Year 3 is expanding on its mission to foster community around a spectacle of queer artistry and self-expression with a line-up of its biggest talent yet.
Provincetown is a community with a rich art history. Here is your guide to making the most of your visit to America’s oldest continuous arts colony.
October 7, 2023 to October 8, 2023
October 9, 2023 to October 15, 2023
September 15, 2023
October 15, 2023 to October 22, 2023
October 19, 2023 to October 22, 2023
October 27, 2023 to October 29, 2023