Provincetown Carnival Parade Registration

Carnival organizers estimate that over 90,000 people attend the parade. The PBG welcomes and encourages individuals, groups, and creative floats to enter as participants in the parade. this year’s theme is Mardi Gras by the Sea. Come celebrate summer in Ptown!

When: Thursday, 8/16; Arrive by 1 pm. Parade starts at 3 pm.

Carnival Route

Starts at the Harbor Hotel and continues down Commercial St, through the town center, to the corner of Franklin St in the West End. | See Parade Route

Entry Categories and Fees for 2019

Here are the participant 2019 entry categories and registration fees.

  • Large Float: Large truck, Long trailer, Bus, Multi-unit | Fee: $100.00
  • Small Float: Pick-up truck, Car, Motorcycle, Motorized vehicles | Fee: $75.00
  • Self-Propelled: Unicycles, Bikes, Trikes, Recumbent bikes, Pedi-cabs, Rollerblades, Skateboards, Pull-carts (1 registration per group) | Fee: $50.00
  • Walking Entry: Marching Unit, Group, Individual (1 registration per group) | Fee: $25.00

How to Register for the Carnival Parade

Online: Complete the two-step process by Saturday, 8/8:

  1. Fill out the registration form.
  2. Pay registration fee.

NOTE: Registered participants and vehicles must be in line at the Harbor Hotel by 1 pm on the day of the parade, Thursday, 8/22/19. Harbor Lounge, 359 Commercial St | Directions