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    April 2023 Provincetown Events
    Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum Reopens
    April 1, 2023
    The PMPM opens for the 2023 season!
    April 5, 2023
    Good Friday
    April 7, 2023
    Easter Sunday
    April 9, 2023
    Whale Watch Season Begins
    April 15, 2023
    New England’s first and finest whale watch is back for the spring season, and there’s a lot to see, as whales typically migrate in the spring.
    Patriot's Day
    April 17, 2023
    Tax Day
    April 18, 2023
    Earth Day
    April 22, 2023
    Gays for Patsy: Spring Stomp
    April 28, 2023 to April 30, 2023
    An annual LGBTQA+ (queer) spring dance weekend held in Provincetown, Massachusetts featuring country western dancing with three dances, multiple dance workshops, and a whole bunch of socializing.
    Moby Dick Marathon Reading
    April 28, 2023 to April 30, 2023
    The three-day marathon reading of this nineteenth century masterwork will be held at the Provincetown Library on the starboard side of the Rose Dorothea Model.
    May 2023 Provincetown Events
    Twenty Summers 2023 Season
    May 8, 2023 to June 10, 2023
    Twenty Summers fosters public engagement with art and artists and honors the legacy of art in Provincetown.
    Mother's Day
    May 14, 2023
    Ferry Service Resumes
    May 16, 2023
    Bay State Cruise Company kicks off its season in May.
    Outer Cape Chorale
    May 19, 2023 and May 20, 2023
    The spring concert takes place at Provincetown Town Hall.
    Single Women's Weekend
    May 19, 2023 to May 21, 2023
    We understand how daunting it can feel to find and meet new people, so we invented Single Women’s Weekend. It’s a fast, fun way for single lesbians to meet other single lesbians – live and in person.
    Monumental Yard Sale Weekend
    May 20, 2023 and May 21, 2023
    Town Provincetown’s hidden treasures and bargains abound, whether in our shops or on our streets! treasure!
    Memday Weekend
    May 25, 2023 to May 29, 2023
    Also known as “Baby Dyke Weekend” for the attracted demographic, there are myriad parties, along with boating, dancing, pool parties, and drinking. A lot of drinking.
    Memorial Day
    May 29, 2023
    June 2023 Provincetown Events
    Great Music on Sundays
    Great Music on Sundays @5 is Provincetown’s longest-running concert series of music of our world. Since 1999, more than 350 concerts presented by more than 150 performers have provided music without borders for thousands of concertgoers and lovers of great music.
    Far Land on the Beach - Sunset Music
    Bring your beach chairs and a hearty appetite for food, drinks, music and dancing!
    30th Annual Night at the Chef's Table
    June 1, 2023
    Enjoy an intimate night out at you favorite restaurant and support ASGCC!
    Womxn of Color Weekend
    June 1, 2023 to June 4, 2023
    Womxn of Color Weekend in Provincetown (WoCW Ptown) is a four-day Pride designed to elevate, strengthen, educate and celebrate LGBTQ+ women of color.
    Provincetown PRIDE
    June 2, 2023 to June 4, 2023
    This annual Pride celebration highlights what Provincetown has always been known for: LGBTQ+ awareness, empowerment, and diversity. There will be multiple events, parties, and Pride programming throughout the weekend.
    CabaretFest - "Sondheim by the Sea"
    June 5, 2023 to June 11, 2023
    Join us this season as we celebrate the  genius of  Stephen Sondheim and other great Broadway composers in "Sondheim by the Sea"!
    International Encaustic Conference
    June 9, 2023 to June 11, 2023
    Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill has served a single purpose for more than 50 years: to create an inclusive and supportive arts community by providing a wide range of artistic experiences to students at all levels of ability.
    Ptown Pride Retreat 2023
    June 12, 2023 to June 17, 2023
    Join us for a 5-night all-inclusive gay men’s retreat that includes yoga, meals, accommodations, excursions, bike rentals, & more.
    Flag Day
    June 14, 2023
    Provincetown International Film Festival
    June 14, 2023 to June 18, 2023
    The Provincetown International Film Festival is a non-profit arts organization dedicated to showcasing new achievements in independent film and honoring the work of emerging as well as acclaimed directors, producers and actors.
    Frolic – Men of Color Weekend
    June 15, 2023 to June 19, 2023
    Frolic Weekend (also known as Men of Color Weekend) happens every year in Provincetown, MA. There are social mixers, pool parties, club nights, beach takeovers, and other fun events for you to meet men of color from all over the country. 
    Father's Day
    June 18, 2023
    June 19, 2023
    Juneteenth is the celebration of the completion of the 1863 proclamation freeing all enslaved peoples in the United States.
    Provincetown Portuguese Festival
    June 22, 2023 to June 25, 2023
    Celebrates the Portuguese culture and heritage in Provincetown.
    Independence Weekend
    June 30, 2023 to July 4, 2023
    Celebrate the 4th of July with dazzling fireworks and explosive parties happening all week long, hosted by the Crown & Anchor.
    July 2023 Provincetown Events
    ASGCC Annual 5K Run/Walk
    The ASGCC Provincetown 5K Run/Walk is a great way to support AIDS Support Group of Cape Cod and enjoy the beauty of Provincetown in the summertime.
    HOW Summer Party
    Join us for an evening of hope and impact as we celebrate almost 30 years of improving access to healthcare & well-being for hundreds of women living with chronic or life-threatening health conditions on the Outer Cape!
    Revolution: Independence Week
    July 1, 2023 to July 8, 2023
    Provincetown’s renowned 4th of July Circuit Party week features a line-up of international DJs, dance parties, pool parties and more!
    Independence Day Parade & Fireworks
    July 4, 2023
    Celebrate Independence Day in Provincetown! Partake in the 4th of July Parade at 11:00 AM on Commercial Street. Enjoy the fireworks at dusk!
    Bear Week
    July 8, 2023 to July 15, 2023
    Provincetown Bear Week has events, cabaret shows, great restaurants, beaches, and daily gatherings at hotel pools the best Bear of the year!
    Girl Splash
    July 19, 2023 to July 22, 2023
    For women looking to enjoy all that Provincetown has to offer this summer, this is the perfect weekend.
    Family Week
    July 22, 2023 to July 29, 2023
    Family Week is the largest annual gathering of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer-identified families in the world
    Whale Week
    July 29, 2023 to August 5, 2023
    Now in its 12th year, Whale Week raises awareness about our ocean and coastline, marine mammals, and marine debris through engaging educational activities.
    August 2023 Provincetown Events
    Pan-Mass Challenge
    August 5, 2023 and August 6, 2023
    Each summer, thousands of riders, volunteers and supporters gather for a bike-a-thon across Massachusetts on the first weekend in August with a common mission: raise funds to fight cancer in support of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
    Provincetown Jazz Festival
    August 8, 2023
    Since 2005, The Provincetown Jazz Festival™ has been held in Provincetown, the oldest continuous art colony in America.
    Provincetown Carnival: Land of Toys
    August 12, 2023 to August 19, 2023
    The weeklong festival attracts tens of thousands of guests from all over the world to enjoy parties, events, costume contests and the celebrated Carnival parade down Commercial Street. Start planing now for 2023’s theme: Land of Toys!
    Carnival Parade
    August 17, 2023
    Provincetown Dance Festival
    August 25, 2023 to August 27, 2023
    Provincetown Dance Festival enters its 16th season. Since the first season, over 60 artists and companies from the USA and Canada have performed at the festival.
    September 2023 Provincetown Events
    Harbor to the Bay Bike Ride
    Pet Appreciation Week
    Labor Day Weekend
    September 1, 2023 to September 4, 2023
    White Party
    September 2, 2023
    Labor Day
    September 4, 2023
    36th Swim for Life & Annual Flotilla
    September 9, 2023
    The Swim for Life’s essence embodies Provincetown as a place of healing and compassion. We celebrate our community as one that not only cares about our local health and well-being, but also about Planet Earth, which faces unparalleled environmental challenges.
    Cape Cod Classic - NGPA
    September 14, 2023 to September 17, 2023
    From humble beginnings over 30 years ago, the Cape Cod Classic, held annually in Provincetown, MA, has grown to become NGPA’s flagship East Coast event.
    Yankee Lambda Car Club: Provincetown International
    September 15, 2023 to September 17, 2023
    Each fall we host an invitational car show in Provincetown. Only LCCI members may enter, and all must register in advance. The public is invited to come look at the cars.
    International Women’s Flag Football Tournament
    September 15, 2023 to September 18, 2023
    The IWFFA is an organization of and for women’s and girls’ flag football teams, leagues, and individual players from around the globe.
    Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival
    September 21, 2023 to September 24, 2023
    Our 18th Season will launch Tennessee Williams’ lifelong fascination with Science Fiction & Fantasy into the 21st Century.
    Yom Kippur
    September 25, 2023
    Mates Leather Weekend
    September 28, 2023 to October 2, 2023
    Assembled is a great line-up of events that is sure to keep you busy while still providing you the opportunity to shop, walk the beach, rest and eat.
    Provincetown Book Festival
    September 29, 2023 to October 1, 2023
    Three days of Literary events for readers, writers and book lovers of all kinds.
    October 2023 Provincetown Events
    Ptown Roundup: Serenity By the Sea
    SERENITY BY THE SEA, the 2023 Provincetown Roundup, celebrates its 36th year of recovery, unity, & service for the LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans-gender, Queer, Questioning) community and all of our friends.
    Fall Monumental Yard Sale Weekend
    After the hustle-bustle of summer, fall offers us all a chance to put on some color and shed all that we’re ready to drop. Provincetown businesses and residents are encouraged to market their offerings curbside as part of the Monumental Yard Sale.
    Washashore Music & Arts Festival
    October 6, 2023 to October 8, 2023
    The Washashore Festival is an unforgettable, 3 day, multi-venue, 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.
    ArtProvincetown Festival
    October 6, 2023 to October 8, 2023
    Join us for a weekend of art exhibitions, special events, parties, and more!
    Indigenous Peoples' Day
    October 9, 2023
    Women’s Week
    October 9, 2023 to October 15, 2023
    Women’s Week has grown into a festival with over 300 events that attracts some of the most talented performers in the LGBTQ scene from all across the world as well as from the local community
    AFSC Walk for Alzheimer's
    October 15, 2023
    Part fundraisers, part community celebrations, AFSC events raise funds to support free services for the ADRD community, provide ADRD education and outreach, and most of all are fun social opportunities with food, live music, dancing, and more!
    Trans Week - the Original Fantasia Fair
    October 15, 2023 to October 22, 2023
    No matter who you are, no matter how you identify, you’ll feel at home at the Fair. Come to Provincetown and you’ll have the time of your life!
    Spooky Bear Weekend
    October 27, 2023 to October 29, 2023
    Spooky Bear Weekend, which includes themed parties, a shows and a farewell brunch.
    October 31, 2023
    November 2023 Provincetown Events
    Pilgrim Monument Lighting
    Each year, PMPM lights the Pilgrim Monument to commemorate the landing of the Mayflower Pilgrims in Provincetown Harbor. Individuals and organizations can choose a specific time frame or level to support the lighting.
    Provincetown Food & Wine Festival
    November 1, 2023 to November 5, 2023
    3rd annual festival! Wed Nov 1- Sun Nov 5. Grand tasting, wine dinners, restaurant week, entertainment and more!
    Election Day
    November 7, 2023
    Veteran's Day
    November 11, 2023
    Mr. New England Leather
    November 17, 2023 to November 19, 2023
    Come see the annual pageant to crown Mr. New England Leather 2023!
    Thanksgiving Weekend
    November 23, 2023 to November 26, 2023
    A quintessential New England holiday awaits you along Commercial Street as Ptown’s shops, galleries, restaurants & attractions offer a charming, intimate getaway.
    November 23, 2023
    The Canteen Holiday Market
    November 24, 2023 to January 1, 2024
    A month-long pop-up celebration offering a place to gather, warm up, enjoy holiday foods & drinks, buy handcrafted goods from local artisans & experience live music, performances & other events to fill you with warmth & holiday cheer!
    Lobster Pot Tree Lighting
    November 25, 2023
    Lobster Pot Tree is lit on Lopes Square!
    December 2023 Provincetown Events
    Tis the Season for Giving
    Tis the Season for Giving, a benefit for the AIDS Support Group of Cape Cod, has raised over 75,000.00 to date for the ASGCC since Hostess Anita Cocktail started the event in 2009.
    Outer Cape Chorale: Winter Concert
    World Aids Day
    December 1, 2023
    Holly Folly
    December 1, 2023 to December 3, 2023
    Holly Folly is Provincetown’s annual LGBTQ+ holiday-themed festival.
    December 7, 2023 to December 15, 2023
    December 25, 2023
    December 26, 2023
    First Light Provincetown
    December 29, 2023 to January 1, 2024
    It’s a four-day-long event featuring holiday parties, events, and performances. The biggest event of the celebration is the fireworks celebration from MacMillan Pier.