Provincetown Theme Weeks and Festivals

Ptown Theme Weeks & Festivals

Cocktail Party Womens Memorial Day Weekend
Photo courtesy of Harbor Lounge

Women’s Memorial Day Weekend
Thurs, 5/19 – Mon, 5/29

Bear Week Provincetown 2017
Photo courtesy of Ptownbears.org

Bear Week: Sat, 7/8 – Sun, 7/16

Ptown Carnival: 8/12-8/18
Ptown Carnival: 8/12-8/18

Carnival Week: Sat, 8/12 – Fri, 8/18

Provincetown’s theme weeks and festivals run throughout the year. 

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May 2017

Memorial Day Women’s Weekend: Thurs, 5/26 – Mon, 5/29/17

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June 2017

Provincetown Women of Color & Friends Weekend: Thurs, 6/1 – Sun, 6/4/17

CabaretFest: Thurs, 6/1 – Sun, 6/4

International Encaustic Conference: Fri, 6/2 – Sun, 6/4/17

Provincetown Film Festival: Thurs, 6/14 – Sun, 6/18/17

Portuguese Festival: Thurs, 6/22, – Sun, 6/25, 2017

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July 2017

Independence Week: Sat, 7/1 – Fri, 7/7/17

Bear Week: Sat, 7/8 – Sun, 7/16/17

Girl Splash: Mon, 7/17 – Sat, 7/22/17

Bride Pride 2017: Sat, 7/22/17

Family Week: Sat, 7/29 – Sat, 8/5/17

Whale Week: Sun 7/30 – Sat, 8/5/17

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August 2017

Carnival Week: Sat, 8/12 – Fri, 8/18/17

Carnival is the largest themed event. During this week, this tiny town hosts upwards of 90,000 visitors. The week is filled with dancing, pool parties, social events, and culminates with the Carnival Parade.

Theme: Each year brings a new theme for Carnival week. This year’s theme is Gods & Goddesses. Get some costume ideas!

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September 2017

The Great Provincetown Schooner Regatta: Mon, 9/4 – Thurs, 9/7

Afterglow Festival: Mon, 9/11 – Sun, 9/17/17

Gay Pilots Week: Fri, 9/15 – Sun, 9/17/17

Yankee Lambda Car Club: Fri, 9/15 – Sat, 9/16/17

Tennessee Williams Festival: Thurs, 9/21 – Sun, 9/24/17

Pet Appreciation Weekend: Fri, 9/22 – Sun, 9/24/17

Inspiration Weekend Provincetown: Fri, 9/29 – Sun, 10/1/17

Mates Leather Weekend: Thurs, 9/28 – Mon, 10/2/17

Provincetown Dance Trophy: Fri, 9/29 & Sat, 9/30/17

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October 2017

Provincetown Dahlia Show: Sat, 9/30 & Sun, 10/1/17

Women’s Week: Mon, 10/9 – Sun, 10/15/17

Provincetown Roundup: Wed, 10/18 – Sun, 10/22/17 (30th Anniversary!)

Fantasia Fair: Sun, 10/15 – Sun, 10/22/17

Halloween: Fri: 10/27 – Tues, 10/31/17

Spooky Bear Weekend: Thurs, 10/26 – Sun, 10/29/17

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November 2017

Provincetown Men’s Weekend: Fri, 11/10 – Sun, 11/12/17

Mr New England Leather Weekend, Fri, 11/17 – Sun, 11/19/17

Thanksgiving Week/Weekend: Wed, 11/22 – Sun, 11/26/17

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December 2017

Holly Folly: Fri, 12/1 – Sun, 12/3/17

First Light New Year’s Celebration: Fri, 12/30 – Sun, 1/1/18

Family Equality First Light New Year’s Celebration: Fri, 12/29 – Mon, 1/1/18

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February 2018

Snowbound Leather Weekend X: Fri, 2/23 – Sun, 2/25/18

March 2018

Out of Hibernation Bear Weekend: Fri, 3/16 – Mon, 3/18/18

April 2018

Gays for Patsy: Fri, 4/27 – Sun, 4/29, 2018

May 2018

Single Women’s Weekend: Fri, 5/18 – Sun, 5/20/18

Provincetown Theme Weeks

Bride Pride: Sat, 7/27/17

Photos from the happy couple who participated in Bride 2016. Make your plans now for Bride Pride 2017!

Bride Pride PTown