Events Around Town
No matter what time of year you visit Cape Cod, we guarantee there is always something new and exciting to experience! There are many festive events that fill our calendar throughout the year, each offering a little something for everyone of any age to enjoy. Here are just some of our personal favorites!
Valentine’s Day “Paint the Town Charming” (February)
Visitors with a sweet tooth will love this annual Chatham, MA event! This celebration of chocolate and romance allows guests to enjoy a wide variety of sweets from local merchants and accommodations.
Daffodil Weekend (April)
The Daffodil Festival on Nantucket includes art shows, tours, parades (including the antique car parade and tailgate picnic), exhibitions, contests, lectures, and, of course, the annual Nantucket Daffodil Flower Show. There are activities for all ages, and faithful festival-goers dress up for the occasion and participate enthusiastically!
The Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce organizes a Daffy Hat Contest, a Children’s Parade, the Antique Car Parade, a window decorating contest, the famous Sconset Tailgate Picnic, a Family Picnic at Children’s Beach, and more! The Pine Woods Morris Dancers often perform throughout the day at various locations.
The tailgate picnic in Siasconset that follows the Antique Car Parade is a favorite among everyone who attends this Nantucket festival. Picnics can be elaborately staged or simple and casual.
Brewster in Bloom Festival (May)
Brewster In Bloom Festival is a favorite welcome to Spring to all of Cape Cod. The festival weekend activities include Arts & Crafts Galleries, Self-guided Tours, Antiques, Foodies, and a joyous parade to conclude the weekend.
Cape Cod Brew Fest (October)
With over 75 breweries and 250 different beers, the Cape Cod Brew Fest is an event you won’t want to skip. With many of the top breweries around coming to the Cape Cod Fairgrounds, this is a special event that celebrates the craft beer industry.
Oktoberfest in Chatham (October)
Oktoberfest in Chatham is a great experience for the whole family. It celebrates the fall season with great activities and fun events for everyone.
Chatham Christmas Stroll (December)
Christmas in Chatham is a truly magical time thanks, in part, to the Chatham Christmas Stroll. The air is crisp and cool and the residents and visitors of Chatham all can feel the spirit of the holidays.
First Night Chatham (December)
When it comes to New Year’s Eve parties in Chatham, you’ll find that First Night Chatham has the best New Years Eve party for kids and friends!