2014 Cape Cod October Events

Cape Cod October EventsThis fall, the beautiful peninsula is full of interesting and exciting events. There is nothing better than participating in an event as leaves change to the vibrate colors of red and orange. As you are deciding where to take your fall trip, make sure you think about the beautiful countryside as well as all the exciting festivities of the Cape. Come stay with us at Chatham Gables Inn and enjoy all the Cape Cod October events. Here are a few Cape Cod October events you should check out.

Vinegrass Festival

Held at Truro Vineyards, the Vinegrass Music Festival not only offers a fantastic setting but also great live music. On October 4th, join in on the festivities. The Festival features 6 to 8 bands from the Bluegrass, Americana, and Rhythm & Roots genres. This is one of the best Cape Cod October events to visit! The Festival lineup features Yarn, The Howlin’ Brothers, Mandolin Orange, Modern Grass, Sarah Swain and the Oh Boy, and Crabgrass.

Oyster Grand Tasting

Visitors to the Oyster Grand Tasting will savor delicious dishes ranging from classics to contemporary fusion creations. This tasting will take place in Falmouth on October 24th. The Oyster Grand Tasting event will inspire a greater appreciation for oysters as a culinary staple.

37th Annual Cape Cod Marathon Weekend

On the last Saturday and Sunday of October, the streets of Falmouth will be filled will people racing to the finish line! The Cape Cod Marathon weekend offers runners the option of participating in a marathon, marathon relay, marathon half, or the Clam Chowdah Challenge. The Cape Cod Marathon began in 1978; this year marks the 37th running. Come out and enjoy the beautiful changing of seasons while you run through the streets of Falmouth!

36th Annual Yarmouth Seaside Festival

South Yarmouth resident, Jan Butler, founded the Yarmouth Seaside Festival in 1978. The Festival is held annually on Columbus Day weekend. The Yarmouth Seaside Festival boasts a craft fair of more than 125 crafters from all over the country, a grand parade, live musical entertainment, exciting children’s events, kayak and canoe race, 5K road race, greased pole contests, pie-eating contests, a colorful fireworks show, and more! The event starts October 11th and ends the 13th. This is one of the best Cape Cod October events. You don’t want to miss this festival!


After you enjoy one or two of the Cape Cod October events listed above, there is no better place to which to return than the Chatham Gables Inn. Our elegant and comfortable guest rooms provide a quiet and calm environment so you can refresh and recharge. And our luxurious spa-inspired amenities like ZENTS Aromatherapy toiletries, Turkish towels, Matouk & Comphy Co. linens and plush robes will aid in your relaxation. Enjoy the beautiful scenery of the area from the comfort of your room. When you book your stay at our Cape Cod bed and breakfast, your visit to the area will be enhanced by our excellent accommodations and the attention of our staff. Plus, each morning of your stay comes with a delicious full breakfast! We can’t wait to see you at all the Cape Cod October events!


Photo courtesy Noodles and Beef.