The Fini Guide to Summer Events on Cape Cod

Summer is here and the tourists begin to roll in like the tide! Although Cape Cod is known for its beautiful sandy beaches, summertime is booming on the Cape with a variety of festivals, markets and much more. While you are enjoying these summer events on Cape Cod, our team can make travel arrangements, run errands, and pick up food for your clambake while you are having fun in the sun! Leave the details to us.

Take advantage of these fantastic summer events happening across the Cape.


“A spectacular, private fireworks display over Pleasant Bay. You will cruise to Pleasant Bay as dusk descends, anchoring with other boats, allowing time for refreshments before the show begins. At dusk the fireworks will be right overhead in a breathtaking display.”


“The Nantucket Yoga Festival is a community orientated celebration that brings together the very best world class yoga instructors, wellness experts and healthy living guides in a celebration of the spirit of the island. By coming together to explore ways to find a happier, healthier more peaceful way of living we can begin to affect positive change in our community and ultimately in the world around us.”


“Residents and visitors to the area will discover an endless list of activities to choose from indoors and out, all around town. In the
Hyannis HyArts Cultural District, stroll through seaside artist shanties with Cape Cod artists and artisans selling their wares every May through October and look for special holiday events at the artist shanty Harbor Overlook location. Spend the day in any one of the seven villages in the town of Barnstable for a wide variety of walks, talks, museums, theater, festivals and other special events. Every day year-round is an art-full day!”


“Food Truck Festivals of America is coming back to the Cape for its 5th Annual Cape Cod Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival in Falmouth, MA. Featuring some of New England’s most popular food trucks, dishing out fan favorites, and dozens of regional and national craft breweries, FTFA will be bringing the ultimate food truck experience to The Cape Cod Fairgrounds.”


“Provincetown Carnival is a weeklong celebration of LGBTQ life–parties, art fairs, a costume ball, and more–and culminates in the Carnival Parade. While the year-round population of Provincetown tops out at 3,000 people, the Carnival Parade attracts nearly 90,000 visitors annually.”


“More than 100 artisans and craftsmen gather at this premier showing of skilled craftsmanship and artistic talent. A day spent at CraftFest Cotuit is a day full of artistic inspiration, dialogue and learning, with all the pleasures of a quintessential summer village festival, down by the seaside, on Cape Cod.”

If you need help figuring out what to do on your next visit to Cape Cod, contact Fini Concierge about our Cape Cod Vacation Services.


Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in July 2017 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness.