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    January 2022, February 2022, and March 2022 Provincetown Events
    Polar Bear Plunge
    January 1, 2022
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    MLK Day
    January 17, 2022
    Valentine’s Day Weekend
    February 11, 2022 to February 14, 2022
    Presidents’ Day Weekend
    February 18, 2022 to February 21, 2022
    Snowbound Leather Weekend
    February 25, 2022 to February 27, 2022
    Events include a beer blast, a leather dance, Chaps n’ Straps, snowbound brunches, a white-out thermal underwear party, and more.
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    National Women's Day
    March 8, 2022
    Out of Hibernation Weekend
    March 11, 2022 to March 13, 2022
    It may be winter, but the bears come out of hibernation in Ptown in March.
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    Year Rounders Festival
    March 12, 2022
    This festival celebrates the unique experience of living here year round. We are looking to harness all of the talent and energy from the year round community.
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    April 2022 and May 2022 Provincetown Events
    Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum Reopens
    April 1, 2022
    The PMPM opens for the 2022 season!
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    Good Friday
    April 15, 2022
    Passover
    April 15, 2022
    Whale Watch Season Begins
    April 16, 2022
    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.
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    Easter Sunday
    April 17, 2022
    Patriot’s Day
    April 18, 2021
    Gays for Patsy Annual Spring Stomp
    April 29, 2022 to May 1, 2022
    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.
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    Moby Dick Marathon
    April 29, 2022 to May 1, 2022
    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.
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    Broto Conference
    TBD in May
    A weekend of exploration how art and climate can scale science globally — an ongoing experiment in art and science collaboration addressing climate change.
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    Twenty Summers 2022 Season
    Weekends May 15, 2022 to June 15, 2022
    Twenty Summers fosters public engagement with art and artists and honors the legacy of art in Provincetown.
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    Ferry Service Resumes
    May 16, 2022
    Bay State Cruise Company kicks off its season in May.
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    Outer Cape Chorale
    May 20, 2022 and May 21, 2022
    The spring concert takes place at Provincetown Town Hall.
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    Monumental Yard Sale Weekend
    May 21, 2022 - May 22, 2022
    Town Provincetown’s hidden treasures and bargains abound, whether in our shops or on our streets! treasure!
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    Memorial Day Weekend
    May 26, 2022 to May 30, 2022
    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.
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    June 2022 Provincetown Events
    Heritage Day Celebration
    TBD
    An annual celebration of the community’s rich history; the individual being honored will be selected in the spring.
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    Womxn of Color Weekend
    June 2, 2022 to June 5, 2022
    A four-day Pride event designed to elevate, strengthen, educate and celebrate LGBTQIA women of color, trans- people of color, non-binary people of color, gender-fluid people of color and their accomplices.
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    Ptown Pride Weekend
    June 3, 2022 to June 5, 2022
    The Provincetown Pride celebration starts on Friday with music, a gay market and a Pride parade, and lots and lots of parties!
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    Provincetown Coastal Rowing Regatta and Mini Triathlon
    June 4, 2022 and June 5, 2022
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    Pride Wellness Retreat
    June 6, 2022 to June 12, 2022
    A 6-night all-inclusive gay men’s retreat featuring yoga, meals, accommodations, excursions, bike rentals, and more.
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    Provincetown International Film Festival
    June 15, 2022 to June 19, 2022
    Showcases new achievements in independent film and honoring the work of emerging as well as acclaimed directors, producers and actors.
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    Men of Color Weekend
    June 16, 2022 to June 20, 2022
    Annual summer celebration brought presented by the Men of Melanin.
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    TEDx Provincetown
    June 17, 2022
    Showcases the rich depth of perspective from the talented denizens of Provincetown and contributes that to the TED universe of Ideas Worth Spreading.
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    Juneteenth
    June 19, 2022
    CabaretFest – Songs From the Movies
    June 21, 2022 - June 26, 2022
    The weekend is packed with activities that are educational, entertainment and fun, celebrating the art of cabaret!
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    Portuguese Festival & Blessing of the Fleet
    June 23, 2022 to June 26, 2022
    Four days of live music, dancing, parades, incredible food, games, and more, capped off by the parade of boats and the blessing.
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    July 2022 Provincetown Events
    Independence Weekend
    July 1, 2022 to July 4, 2022
    This is party-week central in Ptown, alternately referred to as circuit-boy week, twink week, or pretty-boy week; you get the picture. A young, energetic crowd. The town puts on a fireworks show (~8:45pm over Provincetown Harbor) and a Parade (~11am) to celebrate the 4th of July.
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    Camp Lightbulb
    July 3, 2022 to July 23, 2022
    Camp Lightbulb was founded in 2011 and is one of the very first summer camps for LGBTQ+ youth in the US or anywhere. We focus on creating awesome experiences of fun, community and celebration for our campers.
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    July 4th Parade and Fireworks
    July 4, 2022
    Bear Week
    July 9, 2022 to July 17, 2022
    The largest bear event in the world, with Ptown overrun by hair, leather, and large men. Restaurants love the bears.
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    Annual 5K Run/Walk
    July 17, 2022
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    Annual Secret Garden Tour
    July 17, 2022
    The Annual Secret Garden Tour welcomes nearly 500 visitors for a self-guided journey through private residential gardens in Provincetown.
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    Great Music on Sundays @5 Season Begins
    July 17, 2022 to September 18, 2022
    Great Music on Sundays @5 is Provincetown’s longest-running concert series of music of our world.
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    Girl Splash
    July 20, 2022 to July 23, 2022
    Concerts, comediennes, parties, dancing and more for the summer women’s festival in Provincetown.
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    GLAD Summer Party
    July 23, 2022
    The Summer Party includes a delicious taste of summer, a gorgeous view of Provincetown, and a fabulous opportunity to support GLAD’s critical work.
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    Family Week
    July 23, 2022 to July 30, 2022
    The largest annual gathering in the world of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer-identified parents and their families. Sponsored by the Family Equality Council, this fun-filled week will include more opportunities than ever to build community. All families are welcome!
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    Trails for Whales
    July 31, 2022
    Lace up your running shoes and join us for a fun 5K through the beautiful Province Lands in the Cape Cod National Seashore.
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    August 2022 Provincetown Events
    Whale Week
    July 31, 2022 - August 5, 2022
    Sponsored by the Center for Coastal Studies, this is a week filled with educational activities and opportunities for everyone.
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    Pan Mass Challenge
    August 6, 2022 and August 7, 2022
    Each summer, thousands of riders, volunteers and supporters gather for a bike-a-thon across Massachusetts to raise funds to fight cancer in support of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
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    Carnival: Monsters, Myths, and Legends
    August 13, 2022 to August 20, 2022
    Provincetown’s Carnival is one of the largest outdoor celebrations in Massachusetts with a week of revelry, costumes, and a parade.
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    Provincetown Jazz Festival
    August 16, 2022
    Jazz up your summer at the annual Provincetown Jazz Festival.
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    Carnival: Parade
    August 18, 2022
    This years theme for the Parade is “Monsters, Myths, and Legends”
    Provincetown Dance Festival
    August 19 and 20, 2022 and August 26 and 27, 2022
    This season will feature the return of artists from the Boston Ballet, a huge audience favorite last summer.
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    September 2022 Provincetown Events
    Rose Dorothea Award Ceremony
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    The Rose Dorothea Award pays tribute to nationally renowned writers who work on the Outer Cape.
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    Pet Appreciation Week
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    A pet parade, dog show, and other activities all to benefit the Carrie A. Seamen Animal Shelter in Provincetown.
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    Labor Day Weekend
    September 2, 2022 to September 5, 2022
    35th Swim for Life
    September 10, 2022
    Celebrating its 35th year in 2022, this quintessential Provincetown tradition symbolizes the heroic efforts of a community devastated by the pandemic and its unequivocal response to it.
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    Cape Cod Classic
    September 15, 2022 to September 18, 2022
    The NGPA is the largest organization of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender aviation professionals and enthusiasts from around the world.
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    Provincetown Book Festival
    September 16, 2022 through September 18, 2022
    The festival seeks to benefit the community by hosting a variety of events that include author readings and presentations, panel discussions, book signings, workshops, and gatherings and conversations.
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    Yankee Lambda Car Show
    September 16, 2022 to September 18, 2022
    The Yankee Lambda Car Club is in town with the coolest cars ever! Event includes car show, parade through town, banquet and awards, and a tour of Heritage Museum car collection.
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    Provincetown Classic Women’s Flag Football Tournament
    September 16, 2022 to September 19, 2022
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    Annual Harbor to the Bay Bike Ride
    September 17, 2022
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    PAAM Consignment Auction
    September 17, 2022
    PAAM’s annual consignment auction is a spectacular live event that features the work of late regional artists. Held annually in September, PAAM’s consignment auction features artwork by deceased artists who lived, studied, or worked on Cape Cod.
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    17th Annual Tennessee Williams Theater Festival
    September 22, 2022 to September 25, 2022
    The festival honors Tennessee Williams by presenting his classic and undiscovered plays, the work of his peers, and new work inspired by Williams’ creative vision worldwide.
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    2nd Annual Provincetown Wellness Weekend
    September 23, 2022 to September 25, 2022
    Provincetown Wellness Week celebrates the Provincetown community and a culture of well-being by promoting and fostering fitness and healing activities, cradled in the natural beauty of the Outer Cape.
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    Mates Leather Weekend
    September 29, 2022 to October 3, 2022
    A kick-back, have a good time, meet some hot new friends weekend for those who want to hang out, socialize, relax or party with other like-minded people in leather, rubber and uniforms.
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    October 2022 Provincetown Events
    Monumental Yard Sale Weekend
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    Town Provincetown’s hidden treasures and bargains abound, whether in our shops or on our streets! treasure!
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    PAAM Art Gala
    October 1, 2022
    Annual Artist Gala is a celebration of Provincetown artist and those who support them.
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    Indigenous People's Day Weekend
    October 7, 2022 to October 10, 2022
    Indigenous People's Day
    October 10, 2022
    Washashore Music and Arts Festival
    October 8, 2022 to October 10, 2022
    An annual gathering celebrating the union of live music, queer artists, good beer, and the everlasting singularity of Provincetown.
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    ArtProvincetown Festival
    October 8, 2022 to October 10, 2022
    A weekend of art exhibitions, special events, parties, and more.
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    Women’s Week
    October 10, 2022 to October 16, 2022
    It’s a celebration of Women, sponsored by the Women Innkeepers of Provincetown, and it turns this vibrant seaside haven at the tip of Cape Cod into a Women’s Festival that has over 150 different events for every taste and interest.
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    Single Women’s Weekend
    October 12, 2022 to October 15, 2022
    An opportunity for lesbians to connect, perchance to eventually marry! Meet- and-greets, speed dating, shows, and other events.
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    Fantasia Fair
    October 16, 2022 to October 23, 2022
    Part learning experience, part social gathering, and part reunion, the Fair is a full immersion experience, meaning that attendees can and usually do spend an entire week 24/7 presenting their gender as they wish.
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    Provincetown Roundup
    October 19, 2022 to October 23, 2022
    Provincetown Roundup seeks to provide opportunities for those in recovery to come together and share their experience, strength, and hope with each other in a fun atmosphere of fellowship, service, and recovery.
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    Halloween Weekend Provincetown
    October 28, 2022 to October 31, 2022
    Hands down one of the best weekends of the year in Provincetown!
    Spooky Bear Weekend
    October 28, 2022 to October 31, 2022
    Spooky Bear is an opportunity to “do” Halloween right—Bear style!
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    November 2022 Provincetown Events
    Provincetown Food and Wine Festival
    November 2, 2022 to November 6, 2022
    Global wines and diverse menus will honor this year’s theme of Celebrate Portugal.
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    Veteran's Day
    November 11, 2022
    Pilgrim Monument Lighting
    November 11, 2022
    Every year the distinctive Pilgrim Monument is beautifully lit to commemorate the Pilgrim’s first landing in the New World. There are speeches, entertainment, food, and more; everyone comes to it, so make sure to join us!
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    Mr. New England Leather Weekend
    November 19, 2022 to November 21, 2022
    A regional section of the International Mister Leather competition to be held in Chicago.
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    Thanksgiving
    November 24, 2022
    Many restaurants open their doors on Thanksgiving to present a hot delicious meal (often with a special Provincetown twist) for this holiday.
    Canteen Holiday Market
    November 25, 2022 - January 6, 2022
    The Canteen transforms for the holidays into a festive wonderland complete with an outdoor holiday village, twinkling lights, snug blankets, and steaming mugs of hot drinks and hearty, hot foods to warm your bones and fill you with holiday cheer.
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    Lobster Pot Tree Lighting
    November 26, 2022
    To really welcome in the holiday season, we light a lobster-pot Christmas tree in a special ceremony at Lopes Square. These are real lobster traps on loan from local fishermen, and the tradition has been a gift to the town from the Popko family for over a decade.
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    Provincetown Pilgrim Trot
    November 28, 2022
    December 2022 Provincetown Events
    Tis the Season of Giving
    TBD
    Tis the Season for Giving, A Benefit for the AIDS Support Group of Cape Cod, now in its 13th year, will be happening LIVE and IN PERSON
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    Souper Saturday – Fundraiser for Soup Kitchen in Provincetown
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    Outer Cape Chorale Concerts
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    The winter concert features a plethora of different versions of the Magnificat, called Magnificent Magnificats.
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    World Aids Day
    December 1, 2022
    Join ASGCC for a candlelight vigil in observance of the 31st World AIDS Day Commemoration at the ASGCC Drop in Center.
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    Holly Folly
    December 3, 2022 to December 5, 2022
    Holly Folly is a weekend of shopping, partying, and revelry! Come get all your Christmas shopping done, sample soups at a special bene t lunch, and enjoy Provincetown in the offseason.
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    Hanukkah
    December 18, 2022 - December 26, 2022
    Christmas Day
    December 25, 2022
    Kwanzaa
    December 26, 2022 - January 1, 2023
    First Light
    December 30, 2022 to January 1, 2023
    An exciting weekend of celebrating a new year with festivities that include fireworks, the Canteen Holiday Market, parties, the annual Polar Bear Plunge, drag bingo, concerts, the Lite Brite bike ride, champagne brunch, and more!
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    Light Bright Bike Ride
    December 31, 2022
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