5 Things to do in Ptown this November and December

First Light MonumentIt’s November!  It’s officially the shoulder season and somewhere in between fall and winter.  But fear not, the social calendar keeps filling up and there is plenty to do.  Here are a few great reasons to book a weekend/holiday trip now.  Stay here  in town at our sister property, .  Crowne Pointe Historic Inn (locately conveniently just across the street), relax with a drink in the lounge, and join in the revelry. If you are looking for a Thanksgiving meal, check out the The Pointe Restaurant. They are offering a four course thanksgiving dinner special on Thursday, November 24.  Visit The Pointe for more info.


The Annual Lighting of the Pilgrim Monument

November 23, 5-7pm


Every year, the Pilgrim Monument is lit to commemorate the Pilgrims’ first Landing in America in November of 1620.  Thanksgiving weekend is a fun one in Ptown, with a 5k race and much more going on.


All-Town Art Exhibition at Fine Arts Works Center

November 18 – December 11

The Fine Arts Work Center is hosting an open invitational exhibition featuring works of artists from the Outer Cape (Provincetown, Truro, and Wellfleet).  The show is presented in the Hudson D. Walker gallery with an opening reception on Friday, November 18, 5-7pm.  Go to fawc.org for more info.


‘Tis the Season Holiday Revue

December 2

Crown & Anchor

In honor of World AIDS Day (December 1).  A holiday extravaganza featuring many of Provincetown’s amazing local talent including Billy Jean and Tisch DeWilliams.  All proceeds support the work of AIDS Support Group of Cape Cod.


Provincetown Holly Folly 2016

December 2-4


A LGBT Holiday Festival. Come enjoy a weekend filled with a Jingle Bell Run, Drag Bingo the Boston Gay Men’s Chorus, great holiday sales with our Shop Hop and much more.


First Light Provincetown, Fireworks, Food and Fun!

December 29, 2016 –January 2, 2017


New Years is always a blast, with fireworks, parties, a polar bear plunge, and a holiday market.  Family activities at Provincetown Town Hall and the Library.


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