Provincetown Fundraising Events

Please help Ptown’s many non-profit organizations achieve their missions – and have a great time too! If you can’t attend, consider a donation or sponsorship!

If you want a benefit posted, please email us at [email protected].

August 2018

It’s a Grand Night for Singing: The Great American Songbook

What: Pilgrim Monument and Museum and the New York Opera Society present a night of musical performance from the Great American Songbook by:

  • Alisa Jordheim, Soprano
  • Frederick Ballantine, Tenor
  • Erin Granfield, Mezzo Soprano
  • Gustavo Ahualli, Baritone
  • Jason Wirth, Piano

When: Wed, 8/8 at 7 pm

Where: Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum, 1 High Pole Hill Road | Directions

Cost: $75. All proceeds benefit the Pilgrim Monument and Museum and the New York Opera Society. | Buy Tickets

Grand NIght for Singing Great American Songbook

Immigration Equality by the Sea

What: Join the first annual cocktail party in Ptown to raise funds for LGBTQ and HIV-positive immigrants. All proceeds benefit Immigration Equality, a nonprofit providing free legal services for queer immigrants fleeing persecution and seeking safety in the U.S. Open bar, hors d’oeuvres, and hot tub will be provided! Have fun and support lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer asylum seekers.

When: Tue, 8/14 @ 1 pm

Where: Home of Fadi Hanna, 76 Commercial Street (main front door)| Directions

Cost: $40.00

September 2018

Provincetown White Party

The White Party is an anticipated Labor Day weekend event and fundraiser. Come celebrate the end of summer by wearing your best white outfit! See 2017 party photos.

When: Saturday, September 1, 2018 – 2 – 5 pm

Where: Delft Haven, 7 Commercial St | Directions

Cost: $50 – $500


ASGCC’s 31st Annual Art Auction and Raffle

When: Sat, 9/1/18, 6 pm, Live Auction & Raffle

Preview and raffle sales: Friday 8/30, 12 – 8 pm & Sat 9/1, from 12 – 4 pm

Where: Provincetown Town Hall, 254 Commercial St |  Map

Contact Barry Cook: [email protected]  | 508-487-9445 | Website

Provincetown Swim for Life 2017

What: The Provincetown Swim for Life was started in 1988 to raise awareness and funds to help those with AIDS in Provincetown.

The annual 1.4 mile swim across Provincetown Harbor is now in its 29th year! Sponsored by the Provincetown Community Compact, the swim has grown to be one of the largest community gatherings on Cape Cod, bringing people together from around the country and around the corner. In 2017, 421 swimmers participated. We’ll post the final total raised as soon as it’s available!

When: September 8, 2018

Where: Boatslip Beach Club, 161 Commercial St | Map

See Event Details

Harbor to the Bay Bike Ride

What: During this one-day bike ride, participant bike between 68 to 125 miles from Boston to Provincetown to raise money that benefits organization providing much needed care and support to people with AIDS. 100% of all proceeds go directed to AIDS-related charities

In Provincetown, riders come together in the early evening and ride through the town. Be sure to come out and cheer them for their efforts! This is their 14th year!

You can donate online to this wonderful organization at their website’s donation page. 100% of all proceeds go directed to their charities.

When: Sat, 9/22; Riders begin arriving in PTown in early afternoon

Where: Riders come together in the early evening (6 pm) and ride through town down Commercial St.

Donate Now!


October 2018

Annual Benefit Gala, PAAM

What: Come show your support and celebrate at the Provincetown Art Association and Museum Annual Gala. This is PAAM’s largest fundraising event of the year! Celebrate PAAM in style with a catered dinner while honoring PAAM’s artists and supporters for their work and dedication. Check the PAAM’s event page for more information about this year’s honorees.

When: Sat, 10/6, 5 – 11 pm

Where: Provincetown Town Hall, 254 Commercial St |  Directions

Cost: TBA

Purchase Tickets – TBA | PAAM Website


Cape Cod Walks the Walk, Alzheimer Fundraiser

What: This annual fundraiser and celebration raises crucial funds to support free services through the The Alzheimer’s Family Support Center Of Cape Cod for families of those living with Alzheimer’s and other dementia related diseases. Trolly ride, food, live music!

For donate or for more information go to the Cape Cod Walks the Walk page or call 508-896-5170.

When: Sun, 10/14; Registration starts at 10 am. Walk starts at 12 pm.

Where: Provincetown Town Hall, 254 Commercial St |  Directions

Website: Alzheimer’s Family Support Center Of Cape Cod


Halloween Sing-along

What: Join The Boston Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence for a sing-along to a beloved musical. Contest for best costume! Proceeds from this event benefit The Sister Santa Program.

When: Halloween Weekend. Date & time TBA

Where: Cabaret Room – Crown & Anchor, 247 Commercial St. | Directions


November 2018

Casino Night Benefiting Helping Our Women

What: Come out to Casino Night at Montano’s Restaurant to benefit Helping Our Women (HOW). HOW will host a Casino night featuring blackjack, roulette, poker and a moneywheel.

When: Sat, Nov 3; 7 – 11 pm

Where: Montano’s Restaurant | 481 US-6, Truro

Cost: $5 donation

Provincetown Fundraising Events

Provincetown White Party

November 2018

Pilgrim 5K Trot: PAAM Fundraiser

Start your Thanksgiving Day with a 5K race! And best of all, you’ll help raise money for the Provincetown Art Association and Museum. All proceeds donated to Provincetown Art Association and Museum

Where: Begins at Sand Castle Resort Provincetown | Directions. The route goes from the Sandcastle Resort Club to the PAAM and back to the SRC. (Distance 3.1 miles)

When: Thu, 11/22/18. Registration starts at 7:30am; Race starts at 9am.

Registration Cost: $25 pre-registration; $30 the day of the race. | Register Now!

Prizes: $100.00 cash prize for 1st place female and male participants.

Registration Form | PAAM website


Online Auction, Provincetown Film Society (PFS)

Bid online on a variety of items that will support the Provincetown Film Society. All proceed benefit this organization that promotes the film arts, continuing the tradition of art in Provincetown, America’s oldest art colony.

When: Friday, 11/23/18, 9 am  – Sunday, 12/2/18, 9 pm

Where: Online – Website TBA


December 2018

SKIP “Souper Saturday” Fundraiser

What: Join the Soup Kitchen of Provincetown (SKIP) at Tin Pan Alley for their annual “Souper Saturday” fundraiser! Restaurants throughout Provincetown come together to serve their speciality soups by the cup. You’re bound to find several soups to warm up to.

When: Sat, 12/1; 11:30 am – 3:30 pm

Where: Tin Pan Alley, 269 Commercial St.

Cost: $5.00; Each ticket purchases a cup of soup of your choice!


‘Tis the Season for Giving Fundraiser

What: Kick off Holly Folly Weekend and get into the spirit of giving with the annual ‘Tis the Season for Giving holiday drag show. All proceeds and tips collected benefit the AIDS Support Group of Cape Cod (ASGCC). Your show hostesses – Anita Cocktail & Barbie Cue – along with many more talented and generous drag performers!

When: Fri, 11/30; 8 pm

Where: Crown & Anchor, 247 Commercial St. | Directions

Cost: $10 donation at the door


January 2019

Polar Bear Plunge

Take out that summer swimsuit and take the annual Polar Bear Plunge challenge on New Year’s Day 2019! This tradition is the 3rd annual event and is part of the Provincetown First Light celebrations for New Years Weekend 2018 – 2019. Registration proceed benefit the Center for Coastal Studies.

This event, co-sponsored by the Harbor Lounge, Yolqueria and the 8 Dyer Hotel will feature a quick dip in the harbor followed by warm-up cocktails and chili at Harbor Lounge. There will be a DJ, music and a guest emcee, as well as coffee, tea, hot chocolate. And if you don’t want to take the plunge, come on down and cheer on those brave plungers!

When: Tues, 1/1/19; 12 pm

Where: Johnson’s Street Parking Lot, Provincetown Harbor | Directions

Registration Cost: TBA

February 2019

Provincetown Schools Auction

What: Join the fun at Fisherman’s Hall for a live and silent auction featuring art, antiques and more! Proceeds from the auction benefits the Provincetown Schools 7th and 8th grade service learning trip to Costa Rica.

When: Friday, 2/8; 6 – 9 pm

Where: Fisherman Hall, Provincetown School, 12 Winslow St | Directions

Cost: TBA

Provincetown Schools Annual Auction

July 2019

ASGCC’s Annual Provincetown 5k Run/Walk

What: Participate in the AIDS Support Group Cape Cod (ASGCC) 10th Annual 5K Run/Walk and help them achieve their fundraising goal of $25,000. Create a fundraising page!

Enjoy a gorgeous morning run down Commercial St. out to the end of MacMillian Pier, and then continue down Commercial St. to the Provincetown Inn finish line (for awards and breakfast celebration). Also dogs are welcome and encouraged to raise funds as well!  Bring your leashed pooch along for the morning run/walk if you so desire. Prizes for top three fundraisers and the top three finishers.

When: Sun, 7/14/19

Time: Registration: 7 – 8:30am; Start time: 8:30am

Where: Begins at Harbor Hotel, 353 Commercial St | Directions


Registration Fee: $35.00

AIDS Support Group Cape Cod Annual 5k Walk Run Provincetown
Photo credit: Kevin O'Toole

July 2019

GLAD Annual Summer Party

What: The Summer Party includes a delicious taste of summer, a gorgeous view of Provincetown, and a fabulous opportunity to support GLAD’s critical work. Kick off GLAD’s 41th anniversary, win big at the silent and live auction, and enjoy complimentary cocktails and light summer fare on us!

When: Sat, 7/27/19, 4pm – 7pm

Where: Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum, 1 High Pole Hill Road | Map

Cost: TBA

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GLAD Annual Summer Party Provincetown
GLAD Annual Summer Party Provincetown