Find Out What’s Happening in Provincetown, MA

No matter what time of the year you stay at Admiral’s Landing, there is always something fun happening nearby. Not only are we located within walking distance of many local attractions, but many Provincetown events happen right outside our door as well. There is always something happening every weekend here in Provincetown, whether it’s a holiday festival, a celebration or concert, or the reopening of a seasonal attraction. Provincetown is truly one of the greatest vacation spots, with something always going on for families and couples visiting. Below is a calendar of Provincetown events including just a few of the events & activities that you can enjoy during your visit.

If you’d like to learn more about other great events and things to do in Provincetown, check out our blog! And, if you haven’t already, be sure to download our FREE Provincetown Vacation Guide for the insider scoop on everything P’town!


Dec. 30- Jan. 2 First Light Provincetown
1 New Year’s Day
13-16 Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend


10-14 Valentine’s Day Weekend

17-20 President’s Day Weekend

24-26 Snowbound Leather Weekend

MARCH 2017

11 Year Rounders Festival – Town Hall

17 St. Patrick’s Day

17-19 Out of Hibernation Ursamen

APRIL 2017

Mid-April Whale Watching season begins – Whale Watch

1 Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum reopen

14-16 Easter Weekend

14-17 Patriot’s Day Weekend

15-16 Miss Gay Mass US of A

28-30 Gays for Patsy Annual Spring Stomp!

MAY 2017

JUNE 2017

JULY 2017

1-7 Independence 2015

1-4 Independence Day Weekend

4 July 4th Parade begins at East End, Harbor Hotel at 11 a.m. It proceeds up Commercial to Franklin Street. Fireworks start at dusk over Provincetown Harbor (view from any bayside beach)

8-16 Bear Week in Provincetown

16 PAAM Annual Secret Garden Tour

18-22 Girl Splash

29 Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders’ Annual Summer Party at the Pilgrim Monument

29 Cape Dance Festival

29-August 5 Family Equality Council’s Family Week in Provincetown

30- August 5 6th Annual Whale Week to benefit the Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies

TBA Summer Jazz with Bart Weisman @ PAAM

TBA Kalmar Nyckel public 3-hour sails from MacMillan Wharf. Pirate sails, charter private events, or host a deck side reception.


10 and 14 The 13th Annual Provincetown Jazz Festival

12-18  Carnival Week 2017: God’s and Goddesses Theme

17 Carnival Parade: starts at 3 p.m.



Provincetown Annual Day of the Dead Performing Arts Festival

11 Veteran’s Day

22 Lighting of the Monument 5-7 p.m.

23-26 Thanksgiving Weekend Art & Craft Fairs! Great Holiday Shopping!

23 Thanksgiving Day

23 Annual Pilgrim 5k Trot, a benefit for the PAAM

25 Lighting of the Lobster Pot Tree at Lopes Square at dusk

TBA Men’s Weekend

TBA Weekend Benefit for Wild Care Cape Cod – a weekend of birding & tracking, walks & interactive talks, and more.

TBA SKIP Benefit – Hit the Holidays Cocktail Extravaganza! Call SKIP, 508-487-8331 for details.

TBA PBG Casino Night


World AIDS Day

1-3 PBG Holly Folly Weekend

8-9 Outer Cape Choral Concert

13 Chanukah (first day)

20 Last Day of Chanukah

SKIP Benefit Souper Saturday – A Holly Folly fundraiser for SKIP

25 Christmas Day

28-January 1 First Light Provincetown

31 New Year’s Eve – Begin the year in Provincetown!

TBA David Asher Senior Dinner at the VFW