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Gay Provincetown

Everything that's happening, all year long...
The Provincetown Calendar of Events

See all the events for the year arranged by month at the Provincetown Chamber of Commerce website. also has events listings. See our events listings of special interest to the LGBT community below:
No in-person events this year due to Covid-19 crisis
Womxn of Color Weekend - Virtual Event

June 5-7, 2020. MEGHAN VENABLE-THOMAS Trillfit; Open Mic; WoCW Welcome; MANIFEST: Sexual Healing w/ IGNACIO RIVERA; Making Global Connections; CHEF T Vegan Cooking Demo; ANA MASACOTE Latin Dance Class; KIA COMEDY Speed Dating; DJ LADY LY Intermission; LEANA MARIE MARSHALL Tantra Yoga; REV AKOSUA Meditation; KAY ULANDAY BARRETT Workshop; DJ MARY MAC; JENNIFER EDEN EXPERIENCE Burlesque.
Provincetown will be participating virtually in Global Pride 2020 on June 27th
Provincetown Pride 2020 - Cancelled

June 5-7, 2020. Main events were to have included: Stroll Under the Rainbow; PRIDE Kick-off Party at Velvet; PRIDE Dance Party at A-House; and Underwear Closing Party at Purgatory.
Hosted by Boatslip Resort
Virtual Tea Dance: Gay Pride Edition

June 6, 2020, 5-7pm. Virtual Tea Dance w/ DJ Maryalice for a romp through all your favorite Gay Pride Anthems! Join in on Zoom: Mtg Id: 825 5832 7222/ Password: PRIDE2020. Audio: Raising funds for Provincetown LGBTQ+ Youth Center programming + other local nonprofits: Camp LIghtbulb, West End Racing Club, Summer of Sass, Family Week, Schools and Library.
Modified festival with drive-in and virtual screenings
Provincetown International Film Festival - Reimagined

July 16-19, 2020. Opening Night at Wellfleet Drive-In includes the Mischa Richter documentary I am a Town, the 2020 Sundance hit, Save Yourselves. Plus Coded Bias by by Shalini Kantayya + special night hosted by John Waters. Mya Taylor (TANGERINE) will be honored with the Next Wave Award with latest feature, Stage Mother, in the lineup. Updates:
Parade, parties, kings & queens
Carnival Parade - Rescheduled to 2021

August 20, 2020, 3-5pm Carnival Parade from Harbor Hotel and continues down Commercial St, through the town center, to the corner of Franklin St in the West End. Also Carnival Week vendor fair, shows, pool + dance parties, boat cruise, costume ball, Velvet King cakes, club nights.
Making Trouble for 400 Years - Season 15
The Provincetown Tennesee Williams Theater Festival

September 24-27, 2020. Four days. Performances of some of the most experimental, counter-cultural plays. A season with a focus on Tennessee Williams and Censorship. Many plays we’re considering have sparked righteous indignation. See a full 2020 line-up of shows at:
Leather, rubber, uniforms!
Mates Leather Weekend XXIV

October 1-5, 2020 - annual kick-back weekend to meet some hot new friends, socialize, relax or party with other like-minded people in leather, rubber & uniforms. Venues include A-House, Paramount, Purgatory, Boatslip and Bayside Betsy’s. See website for schedule.
Women’s Week Headquarters at 256 Commercial Street
Women's Week Provincetown

October 15-18, 2020. Events include Sailing, Golf, Tea Dances, Film Screenings, Comedy and Cabaret Shows, Music Concerts, Saturday and Sunday Night Girl Power Dance parties - a fabulous week of many events, workshops, performances, gatherings, and parties. See the full program online:
A week of Transgender events
Fantasia Fair - Cancelled due to Covid-19

October 18-25, 2020. A week-long celebration of gender diversity, the longest-running annual event in the transgender world. Part conference, part social gathering, a “full immersion” experience with formal banquets, fashion show, and cabaret/talent show, where attendees can spend a week 24/7 presenting their gender as they wish. See website for details and schedule.
Four days of fun
Halloween in Provincetown

October 29 - November 1, 2020. Typically includes: Halloween Tea Dance; best costume party dancing; Leather Masquerade party; Boatslip Haunted Tea; Crown & Anchor Spooky Weekend Meet & Greet + Spooky Bear Rocky Horror Screening + more party/costume contests at Wave Bar, Paramount, Black+Gold Ball and more.
Hosted by Northeast Ursamen and Crown & Anchor
Spooky Bear Weekend 2020

October 30 - November 1, 2020. Annual Halloween weekend mischief-making in magical Provincetown. Bring Bear friends, admirers, fabulous costumes, and your sexy selves. FRI 6-9pm Meet and Greet. SAT 11am-4pm Bear Mart. SAT 9pm-1am Classic Monster Party Costume Ball at Crown & Anchor.
December at the beach
Holly Folly

December 4-6, 2020. Explore the quieter season at this gay resort during the annual pre-Christmas weekend. Past events have included: Gay Men's Chorus concert; dance nights; the 'Shop Hop, with sales at shops and galleries around town; Drag Bingo; The Snow Ball at the A House; and the Leather Dance Party at Club Purgatory,
Get Outta the Cold and Into the HEAT!
SNOWBOUND Leather Weekend XIV

February 19-21, 2021. Annual FRI-SUN events sponsored by The Watership Inn, The Atlantic House, The Crown and Anchor, Gifford House Inn Bayside Betsy’s. Produced by Mates Leather Weekend and Full Kit Gear. Beer Blast, White Out and C*CK Parties, Brunches, Workshops, Chaps+Straps, Leather Dance.....
Queering country dancing since 1991. Two-step, waltz, swing, and line dancing
Gays for Patsy Dance Club - Spring Stomp! A Hoedown in P-town

April 23–25, 2021 at Town Hall and Sage Inn. Hoedown consists of 3 (and a half) dances, 5 workshops (two tracks to choose from). Laughing, socializing, and dancing yer ass off. See past year's schedule.
get your single self to Ptown!
Single Women's Weekend

May 21-22, 2021. It's daunting to find and meet new people. Single Women’s Weekend is a fast, fun, guaranteed way for single lesbians to meet other single lesbians, live and in person. Among previous participants, 99% have either found someone they want to date or, at the very least, made great new friends and had fun. Meet n Greets, Speed Dating, Comedy show, Discounts.
Every year thousands of women from all over the globe come to Provincetown
Memorial Day Weekend Ptown

May 27-31, 2021. Annual summer season kick-off/ Memorial Day Weekend 4-day Celebrations for women at clubs around town. Shopping, cruising, dancing, boating, beaching, biking, barbecues, partying, and drinking - events you will not want to miss. See the full schedule on their fb page, and website below:
The Crown & Anchor presents P'towns Week-Long 4th of July Celebration
Independence Week 2021

June 29 - July 5, 2021. Provincetown's hottest week long celebration! Guest DJs; ROUGH TRADE Leather + ROUGH TRADE Sports editions.Trade Pool Parties, Club Nights, entertainers; plus the Freedom Beach Party on the final SUNDAY! Events in 2020 cancelled due to Covid-19.
BRUT. DILF. Firemen's Ball. Furball. Leather Sunday. Underbear. Uniform Ball.
Bear Week Provincetown 2021

July 10-18, 2021. The guys hit the beach for 9 days w/ rooms at local host hotels, camp sites and condo rentals. Daily N. Truro to P-town shuttle. Cabaret shows, beach outings, bar nights, meals, dance parties, pool parties, cruises, and leather events. 2020 events cancelled. See program plus 2008 - 2019 photos.