Carnival 2016

Whales, Jazz, Carnival Parties and a Huge Parade

August 2 to 8 – 10th Annual Whale Week, A Celebration Of The Sea

A whale-of-a-week filled with special events to raise awareness about our ocean.

August 12 – The Provincetown Jazz Festival returns for it’s 17th year.  UPDATE – Canceled for 2020 due to COVID-19

August 15 to 22 – Carnival Week

The grand daddy of all Ptown events and what is arguably the highlight of the summer season is Carnival Week.  A full week of fun-filled  days of parties and dances with the highlight being the Carnival Parade on Thursday AUG 20 when over 90,000 people pour into Ptown for the biggest celebration of the year.  This year’s Carnival them is “Holiday”.  Contact for the full schedule and to purchase tickets.  UPDATE – Carnival Parade has been canceled for 2020 due to COVID-19