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Holiday Happenings Around Cape Cod
When most people think of Cape Cod, they envision warm breezes and sunshine sparkling on the Atlantic Ocean. Sun, sand, and summer fun.
But there's still fun to be had during a winter on the Cape – with Holiday Events scheduled in every Cape town from Bourne to Provincetown.
Check out our listing for ideas (alphabetical by town), but make sure to visit the websites for last minute schedule changes.
And don't forget your scarf and mittens!
A Christmas Tea with Donna and Ron Lasko
December 4 at 7 pm
Tickets - $5.00 per person. Space is limited, please purchase tickets in advance - available at the Circulation Desk
Come on an enchanted tour of the 'Countdown to Christmas' through the couple's collection of Advent Calendars and their history from around the world.
Breakfast With Santa
December 6, 8:30 am
Bring your list and enjoy breakfast with Santa! Tickets : Adults $12, Children 2 & older $6. Children under 2 are free. Tickets must be purchased in advance and are available in the JBPL Children's Room.
For more information about both of these events, contact Terry Johnson, 508-759-0644 X106
Brewster for the Holidays
Friday, December 5, 2014 - 11:00am
The holidays come alive during a magical weekend of memory making. It's a Cape Cod style celebration complete with concerts, parties, music, food, and family fun.
For more information on this and other holiday events, click here.
35th Annual Chatham Christmas Stroll Weekend
Friday, December 12, 2014 to Saturday, December 13, 2014
A weekend of festive activities starts with Chatham's popular Christmas stroll and caroling down Main Street, which is followed by the ceremonial tree-lighting with traditional bell ringers ringing in the holiday season with cheer. There are also hayrides, prizes, raffles and complimentary hot chocolate to sip as spectators admire the lights and decorations. Click here for info.
Santa Visits Chatham Fish Pier and
Hyannis Main Street Stroll and Harbor Lighting/Boat Parade
Saturday, December 6, 2014 - 8:00am to 6:00pm
The day begins with Breakfast with Santa and ends with Santa's Boat Parade. There are plenty of activities for the entire family to enjoy including horse & carriage rides, holiday arts & crafts, a cookie stroll contest, a petting zoo and more.
Train to Christmas Town
Friday, November 28, 2014 - 11:00am to Saturday, December 27, 2014 - 11:00am
The conductor will welcome you aboard and punch your ticket as you find your seat in warm, decorated cars. Upon arrival at Christmas Town, Santa climbs on board and walks through the cars greeting each child with holiday cheer
Go here for more details
Oak Bluffs Holiday Tree Lighting & Caroling Party
December 3, 2014 6pm
The Oak Bluffs Association will once again sponsor the Annual Holiday Tree Lighting at 6:30 pm in Post Office Square. Join the Vineyard Haven Band for caroling, then take a short stroll up to Dreamland for hot chocolate and a meeting with Santa.
7th Annual Holiday Festival
Saturday, December 13, 2014, 10:00am – 4:00pm
Many holiday gifts are available, just right for that special someone who appreciates a true Island gift, and as usual always hand-made one by one.
Christmas in Edgartown
The 33rd Annual Christmas in Edgartown, presented by the Edgartown Board of Trade. Christmas in Edgartown is a Vineyard tradition. For more information contact the Edgartown Board of Trade at 508-939-0199.
Mashpee Chamber's Twelve Days of Christmas Live Online Auction
Monday, December 1, 2014 - 11:00am to Friday, December 12, 2014 - 11:00am
Twelve-day long, live online auction featuring gifts, event tickets, special packages, and one-of-a-kind locally made items for you to bid on via email!
Click here to learn more about the event.
8th Annual Mashpee Christmas Parade
December 7th at 5:30 pm
41st Annual Nantucket Christmas Stroll Weekend
Friday, December 5, 2014 - 11:00am to Sunday, December 7, 2014 - 11:00am
Santa and Mrs. Claus arrive on Saturday via Coast Guard vessel and are escorted up Straight Wharf for a parade, while carolers in period costume, bell ringers and student choirs perform. Holiday craft shows, exhibitions and performances - including the Christmas House tour on Friday evening - add to the joyful festivities.
Visit here for more information
Seaside Christmas in Orleans
Saturday, November 29, 2014 - 11:00am
Visit shops and galleries meet visitors from the North Pole while enjoying live music, holiday refreshments, demonstrations, amazing sales, personal service and gifts from around the world. Click here to learm more about the festivities
44th Annual Christmas Stroll