Provincetown Theme Weeks and Festivals

Ptown Theme Weeks & Festivals

Provincetown July 4th Fireworks
Photo credit: Ptown Boat Charters

 July 4th Fireworks
Tues, 7/4

Independence Week 2017
Photo credit: Crown & Anchor

 Independence Week
Fri, 6/30, – Fri, 7/7

Provincetown Bear Week
Photo credit: ptownbears.org

Bear Week
Sat, 7/8 – Sun, 7/16

Provincetown Carnival Parade

Ptown Carnival Week
Sat, 8/12 – Fri, 8/18

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

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Drag Shows: Complete list!

All upcoming events. Ptown has plenty of other entertainment options!

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June 2017

Portuguese Festival: Thurs, 6/22, – Sun, 6/25/17

Provincetown Dance Festival: Fri, 6/24 & Sat, 6/24/17

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July 2017

July 4th: Fireworks & Parade

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

White Party: Sun, 9/2

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

Memorial Day Women’s Weekend: TBA

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June 2017

Provincetown Women of Color & Friends Weekend: Thu, 5/31 – Sun, 6/3/18

CabaretFest: TBA

International Encaustic Conference: TBA

Provincetown Film Festival: Thurs, 6/13 – Sun, 6/17/18

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!

Provincetown Theme Weeks