The Best Ways to Celebrate a Cape Cod New Years

There’s always a reason to celebrate the start of a new year, especially when you’re spending New Year’s Eve in Cape Cod. Our charming coastal community provides plenty of ways for you and your loved ones to spend a memorable evening bringing the year to a close and welcoming the start of something new. Here are just a few ways you can start 2019 on the right foot during a Cape Cod New Years. You can also find a wide assortment of annual Beaufort events by requesting a free copy of our Vacation Guide!

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2 Fun Things to Do in Cape Cod For New Years

1. First Night Chatham

On December 31st, our lovely small town in Cape Cod will be celebrating its 28th annual New Years Eve event. First Night Chatham is one of the area’s most popular events, and for good reason! You and your family and friends can look forward to a wide variety of fun activities throughout the day including a Town Photo at the lighthouse, several performances by local bands and dancers, a costumed road race, horse-drawn wagon rides, and much more. Of course, you’ll also be treated to a spectacular fireworks display at midnight. From start to finish, you’ll surely never get bored!

In order to attend most First Night Chatham events, you’ll need a button as your admission ticket. Since the event is so popular, its also highly recommended that you arrive at all of your favorite events early!

Chatham Gables Inn First Night Package

If you’re planning a Cape Cod New Year’s getaway and interested in attending First Night Chatham, we have a package that will make your planning run seamlessly! Our historic Chatham bed and breakfast provides all the modern amenities you’ll need for a memorable and comfortable stay, and we’ll be located just minutes from all the action taking place at First Night Chatham. There’s no better way to spend New Year’s Eve in New England! Here’s what the package includes:

  • Lodging for 2 nights, Sunday and Monday, Dec. 30 & 31, 2018
  • Two First Night Chatham Buttons
  • Hors d’oevures and mulled wine with the Innkeepers on Sunday evening
  • New Year’s Day Brunch with special Holiday menu items
  • New Year’s Day morning mimosas
  • Bountiful candle-light breakfast for two each morning
  • Homemade Christmas cookies, candies and mulled cider each afternoon and evening
  • Evening port & sherry offering
  • 1 pm late check-out on January 1, 2019

You also have the option to book a three-night package for this event! Call us today at 508-945-5859 to book this package or ask any questions you may have!

2. Provincetown First Light

If you’re willing to make the 50-minute drive from Chatham, the Provincetown First Light is another fantastic Cape Cod New Years party! This six-day celebration takes place December 28th, 2018 – January 2nd, 2019 and delights both locals and visitors with a wide array of fun ways to ring in the new year. Some of the most popular activities include the famous Polar Bear Plunge, the Light Bright Bike Ride, ice skating, and fireworks on the beach! You’ll also enjoy end-of-the-year sales at several local shops, dance parties, holiday markets, and much more. However you decide to spend your day at the festival, you’ll be sure to make memories that will last a lifetime.

Welcome 2019 With Us at Chatham Gables Inn

Exterior Winter DuskFor a truly unforgettable Cape Cod New Years, be sure to stay with us at Chatham Gables Inn! Our romantic bed and breakfast in nestled in the beautiful town of Chatham and just minutes from the National Seashore. During your stay, you’ll enjoy friendly hospitality, quintessential charm, and a bountiful homemade breakfast each morning!

One of the many lovely accommodations offered in our New Years package is the Surfside Room, a quaint and cozy abode located on the first floor. After celebrating the new year, come back and indulge in some much-needed relaxation by lounging on the comfortable queen-sized bed with Matouk bedding, warming up around the in-room fireplace stove, or catching up on your favorite book in the reading chair.

Book your favorite room with us today and we look forward to seeing you in New England for New Years Eve 2018!