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    Provincetown History Snippets: Is It Carnival Time?

    Provincetown History Carnival
    August 10, 2021

    Provincetown’s carnival began in 1978 as a fundraiser for the brand-new Provincetown Business Guild, which was seeking to make the town more of an LGBT vacation destination.

    We love themes here in Ptown, and so The first theme was A Night in Rio, and since then themes have included (to name a few!)

    • Puttin’ On the Glitz
    • Broadway Musicals
    • Myths & Legends
    • TV Sitcoms
    • Circus
    • Fanta Sea
    • Heroes & Villains
    • Gay Paree
    • Fairy Tales
    • Jungle Fantasy
    • Peace, Love, and Go-Go Boots

    Did you participate in any past carnivals? Share your memories and photos here!

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