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October in Provincetown

While October brings cooler day, Provincetown is still a delight. Walks on the beach, sunsets, and by mid-October Beech Forrest is just as colorful as the northern states. And there are still plenty of shopping and dining options too.

Ptown Events

October Events

Fantasia Fair: Sun, 10/14 – Sun, 10/21/18

Provincetown Roundup: Wed, 10/17 – Sun, 10/21/18

Halloween: Fri: 10/26 – Wed, 10/31/18

Spooky Bear Weekend: Fri, 10/26 – Sun, 10/28/18

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


2018 Black & Gold Ball

What: Where else better to celebrate Halloween than Provincetown at the 1st Black & Gold Ball, featuring DJ Lina. Start your night on Commercial St filled with creatively costumed revelers and then make your way to historic Town Hall for a night of partying.

Presented by Salt Hotels. Proceeds benefit the AIDS Support Group of Cape Cod (ASGCC)

When: Saturday, October 27, 2018, 8 pm – Midnight

Where: Provincetown Town Hall, 260 Commercial St |  Directions

Cost: Buy Tickets (Townie tickets must be purchased in person.)

  • General Admission w/ Cash Bar: $45 (Townie*: $35)
  • VIP w/ Hosted Bar: $95; (Townie*: $85)

* Townie tickets: Purchase in person at Salt Supply, 353 Commercial St. Must present a valid ID with a Provincetown address. Limit 2 tickets per valid ID. 

Photo of Halloween in Provincetown

Getting to Ptown

Ferry Service Extended Weekends through Sun, 12/2!

Bay State Cruises extended their service on weekends through Sunday 12/2 – through Holly Folly Weekend. View Fares 


  • Leaves Boston: 5:30 pm
  • Leaves Provincetown: 7:30 pm

Saturdays & Sundays

  • Leaves Boston: 8:30 am
  • Leaves Provincetown: 3:00 pm
Fast Ferry Boston to Ptown


Plan Your 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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