See all the events for the year arranged by month at the Provincetown Chamber of Commerce website. Ptown.org also has events listings. See our events listings of special interest to the LGBT community below:
May 21-25, 2015. Annual kick off to the summer season Memorial Day Weekend Celebrations at clubs around town. Shopping, cruising, dancing, boating, beaching, biking, barbecues, parties, and drinking - a series of events you will not want to miss. See the full schedule on their fb page, and website below:
June 4-7, 2015. Previous years' events included: Opening Night Party, workshops, games, film screening, Comedy Show, Lezberados Show, Scavenger Hunt, Sex Toy Workshop, Pool Party, Tea Dance, Talent Show & Open Mic, White Party, Pizza Meetcha, Sunday Brunch. Partners: The Women Innkeepers, and The Crown & Anchor, the host hotel. See website for this year's line-up:
June 17-21, 2015. In addition to presenting over 50 features and short films from around the world, many of them with gay themes, the 17th annual festival will also host several parties and special events. See website for schedule info.
June 29-30, 2015 Barbara Cook at Paramount; July 5-6th Jennifer Holliday at Parmamount; July 19th Bernadette Peters at Town Hall; July 27-28th Jeremy Jordan at Paramount; August 3-4th Linda Lavin at Paramount; August 10-11th Shirley Jones at Paramount; August 16-18th Billy Porter at Paramount. Tickets now on sale:
July 2-9, 2015 at The Crown & Anchor. Club nights, FREEDOM Beach Party, and daytime themed pool parties sponsored by BoiParties, Tony Award winner Jennifer Holliday in performance. DJs Chris Racine, Phil B, Alain Jackinsky, Martinez, Acosta, Ivan Gomez, Gustavo Scorpio, Abel, and Roland Belmares.
July 11-19, 2015, the big guys hit the beach, bars, parties and pool decks, with rooms at twelve local host hotels, plus camp sites and condo rentals. A daily shuttle runs every 20 minutes, between North Turo and Provincetown, 7am-12:45am. Nightly shows and block parties, Boatslip T-Dance and afterparty. Check website for events and more information, plus photos from 2008 - 2014.
July 13, 2015, 9pm-Close, at Boatslip, 161 Commercial Street. DJs: TBA. Tickets $10.
July 21-25, 2015. Previous years' events have included: TUE Kick-Off Laua Party; WED Girl Blast Dance Party; THU Splash Dance; FRI Tea Dance & Deck Party + The Love Party; SAT White Party + vocalist shows, seashore bike tour, dune tour & beach fire, beach clam bake, whale watch, and sunset sail. For more info see the website:
August 13, 2015, at Provincetown Town Hall and August 17, 2015, at Cotuit Center for the Arts. See website for more info and tickets.
August 15-21, 2015. The 37th Annual Carnival celebration, a week filled with many fun adventures. Events include a vendor fair, boat cruise, dance parties, comedy; plus the best part of the week - the fabulous Carnival Parade! Check the website for schedules and more information.
September 24-27, 2015. Performances by artists from around the country and around the world take place in distinctive Provincetown spaces. The 10th Anniversary shows will be announced May 30, 2015.
October 1-4, 2015 - 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.
October 12-18, 2015. Several events during Columbus Day weekend include Saturday Night Dance party, a fitting crescendo to a fabulous week, plus over 150 separate events, workshops, performances, gatherings, and parties. See the full program online:
October 18-25, 2015 -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. Check the website for details and schedule.
October 23-24, 2015 at the Provincetown Theater. Last year included dance companies from around the world, with Indian, Modern/Contemporary Dance, Tap Dancing, Flamenco, Contemporary and Traditional Chinese Dance and Ballet performances. See their website for this year's program schedule.
October 30-November 1, 2015 Boatslip Halloween Tea Dance; Porchside Ghoulish costumes/dancing; Club Purgatory Best costume party/dancing + Leather Masquerade party; Boatslip Haunted Tea; Crown & Anchor Spooky Weekend Meet & Greet + Spooky Bear Rocky Horror Screening + party/costume contest; Wave Bar VJ Tom Yaz; Spooky Bear Weekend Saints + Sinner Party at Paramount + more
October 30 - November 1, 2015. FRI Meet & Greet, at Wave Bar + 8pm Rocky Horror Screening at Cabaret + Spooky Bear Party/ Costume Contest, at Paramount. SAT Afternoon Tea at Crown & Anchor + Spooky Tea Dance at the Boatslip + Saints/ Sinners Party for bears Leather/Uniform men at Paramount. SUN Farewell Breakfast Buffet at Paramount.
December 4-6, 2015. Explore the quieter season at this gay resort during annual pre-Christmas weekend. Events typically include: Gay Men's Chorus concert; dance nights; the 'Shop Hop, with sales at shops and galleries around town; Drag Bingor; The Snow Ball at the A House; and the Leather Dance Party at Club Purgatory,
February 19-21, 2016. Annual Friday-Sunday events typically include: Beer Blast; parties and dances; and brunch. Venues include: A-House, Bayside Betsy’s, Central House, Crown & Anchor, Gifford House Inn, Paramount, Vault and The Watership Inn