Provincetown Carnival Week is a weeklong LGBTQ celebration full of parties parades and fairs. The major highlights of the week are the Carnival Parade and the costumed ball. Located on the tip of Cape Cod, Provincetown is just a 90-minute ferry trip away from Boston. It features wide beaches, excellent restaurants, plenty of shops and art galleries. The town is home to a community of artists, writers and other creative people who make the parade memorable every year.
Provincetown Carnival Parade begins at the Harbor Hotel and marches down Commercial St, through the downtown, to the intersection with Franklin St in the West End. One of the most popular Cape Cod events gathers about 90,000 spectators every year. You will be amazed by the colorful floats, creative costumes, vibrant dancers and music accompanying the procession.