Provincetown, Massachusetts, USA – The Provincetown gay scene is along and just off Commercial street, which runs parallel to the waterfront. Many of the gay bars are right on the water’s edge. Its a popular weekend getaway spot for nearby Boston, but also New York City & Toronto, with the occasional gay cruise ship docking.
There has been a gay presence in Provincetown since the start of the 20th century as an artist colony developed. Drag queens were performing by the 1940s. In 1978 the Provincetown Business Guild (PBG) was formed to promote gay tourism. Provincetown is one of the best known gay resorts on the East Coast of the US. It has the highest rate of same-sex couples in the country, at approximately 16% of the town’s population.
Provincetown Gay Events 2017
September 28th to Oct 2nd – Mates Leather Weekend – Web
October 9th to 15th – Women’s Week – Web
October 15th to 22nd – Fantasia Fair – Web
October 18th to 22nd – Serenity by the Sea – Web
Provincetown Gay Events 2018
Awaiting 2018 date – Bear Week – Web
Awaiting 2018 date – Girl Splash – A summer week for women – Web
Awaiting 2018 date – GLAD Summer Party – Web
Awaiting 2018 date – Provincetown Carnival – Web