Visit Provincetown Off-season
Provincetown in the Off-season
Ptown is the perfect place for a romantic, winter getaway. With so many cozy inns to choose from, delicious restaurants, and beautiful views, Provincetown has everything to relax and unwind! Here are some suggestions to get you planning.
Businesses generally begin to close in November and December, with the quietest months – and the fewest businesses open – January through March.
In November, we’ll begin tracking businesses and updating the list throughout the off-season.
Book a room at one of the many bed and breakfasts open off-season! Top rated guest houses at rates you can’t beat! Right now “Ptown’s 2nd summer” is full swing.
You can check here for a list of guest houses and B&B’s:
Dine at one of the many restaurants
Start an evening out by sharing a quiet dinner at one of the many restaurants still open during “off-season.” Here’s last year’s off-season What’s Open: Eats page. We’ll begin updating it for 2017 in November.
Visit some of the unique stores still open for “off-season” to find a one-of-a-kind items. Here’s the list of shops and services that were open during off-season last year.
Take in the arts
The Provincetown Art Association and Museum (PAAM) is a nationally recognized, accredited, year-round cultural institution. PAAM fuses the creative energy of America’s oldest art colony with the natural and boundless beauty of Cape Cod, embodying the qualities that make Provincetown an enduring American center for the arts.
- Hours: October – May, Thursday – Sunday, 12 – 5 pm
- Where: 460 Commercial St.
- Cost: $10 general admission, Free for PAAM members and children 12 and under
The Water’s Edge Cinema is part of the Provincetown Film Society, a non-profit organization who’s mission is to foster the film arts in Provincetown. Enjoy a film and support Provincetown film arts at the same time!
Fine Arts Work Center & Hudson D. Walker Gallery
The Fine Arts Work Center is showcasing the work of the winter fellows throughout February and March, with visual artists’ openings on Friday nights, and readings from writers on Saturday nights. (Visual arts show are available for viewing during the gallery hours.)
Check out the FAWC’s calendar for details.
Walk the Jetty
Put on your coats and take a walk at the West End jetty. While there, visit Pilgrim Park that commemorates the Pilgrim’s first landing in the ‘new world’. Here’s how to get there.
Related: Provincetown 400 (In 2020, Ptown will celebrate the 400th anniversary of the pilgrim’s landing.)
Watch the Sunset at Herring Cove Beach
The sun setting over the water makes for a great way to end the day and start the evening. If it’s cold, you can still see the sunset from your at Herring Cove Beach, one of the best spots in PTown to watch the sunset! Here’s how to get there. When you pass the Park Ranger booth (closed), take a right and park right on the edge of the beach.