Ptown Events

Carnival Week is Here!

Carnival Events Schedule

When: Sat, August 11 – Fri, August 17, 2018

Theme: This year’s theme is Madi Gras by the Sea.

Provincetown Carnival
Carnival Parade


Passes and tickets are available for all events online. We recommend that you get your tickets early to the two events that sell out every year.

Sunset Boat Cruise: Sun, 8/12; 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm | Buy Tickets

Carnival Pool Party: Mon, 8/13; 1 – 5 pm | Buy tickets


Carnival Parade

Thu, 8/16 at 3 pm. Check out our Provincetown Parking page if you’re driving!


Looking for costume ideas and make-up?

Two great resources at one location!

Costumes: House of LaRue, 244 Commercial St | Directions

Make-up: Kiss and Make-up, 244 Commercial St | Directions(508) 413-9337


Other Theme Weeks & Festivals

Check out the year-round list of other Themes & Festivals!


Entertainment & Shows

Provincetown has more entertainment option than you may think! Check out our Shows & Entertainment page, or these pages that provide a complete listing of all that’s happening:

Drag Shows

Comedy Shows

Music and Concerts

Theater & Dance

Burlesque Shows

Saturday, 8/11: Paula Poundstone – one show only!

Performance at Town Hall, 8 pm| Buy Tickets

Ptown Events


Plan Your Summer Visit Now

Whether it’s a day visit, a week or longer, we’ve got everything you need to know.

Festival and Theme Events

Events Calendar

Getting Here


Guest Houses

Visitors Guide

Planning Your Visit to Provincetown: Captain Jack's Wharf

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