Artisan Holiday Fair
November 25th – 26th
Skip the Black Friday madness, and shop at The New Fine Arts and Craft Show, sponsored by the Provincetown Lions Club. A wonderful opportunity to find unique, handmade gifts for everyone on your list. A food court will be provided, and footage will be shown from the film “Dad, I Wanna Go Fishing,” featuring shots of Provincetown. Friday, November 25, 10 am to 5pm and Saturday, November 26, 10 am – 4 pm.
Lighting of the Lobster Pot Tree Lopes Square
A Provincetown tradition, the Lobster Pot Christmas Tree is built each year in Lopes Square. Lobster pots borrowed from local fishermen are stacked high and covered in lights and decorations and displayed throughout the season. This event is sure to be merry and bright for the whole family! Lighting at 5:30 pm.
Provincetown Holly Folly 2016
December 2nd – 4th
A full weekend of holiday fun and festivities for all. Includes a performance by the Boston Gay Men’s Chorus, a gingerbread house decorating contest, Dolly Parton memorabilia, and the Jingle Bell Run – holiday themed swimsuits are a must! Shop holiday sales at local businesses, enjoy specialty meals and cocktails, and experience the best in LGBTQ nightlife. Check the Holly Folly schedule for all event times.
Give to those in need this holiday season while enjoying a cup of chowder by joining Soup Kitchen in Provincetown in an annual fundraiser. Area restaurants donate their specialty soups to benefit SKIP in their mission to “provide nutritious and healthy meals in a welcoming and warm atmosphere for all individuals on the Outer Cape who are either in need or seek community.” This event is sure to warm the spirt. Begins at 11 am.
First Light Provincetown
December 29th – January 2nd
Ring in the New Year P-town style! Catch a drag performance by Thirsty Burlington, dine out for a special New Year’s Eve Dinner at the Central House, then dance away the old year at Crown & Anchor. And of course, no New Years festivities would be complete without fireworks, which will be over MacMillian Pier. Check the First Light schedule for all event times.
If you’re planning on spending the holidays in Provincetown, MA, the time to plan is now! The holidays are just around the corner and hotels and B&Bs fill up fast. One great place to stay in Provincetown is Admiral’s Landing, and the owners are very welcoming and glad to point you in the direction of some of the best things to do!