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2001 Provincetown Calendar of Events

25 - 28         Memorial Day Weekend (the beginning of their season)
Typically, this weekend is the start of the party season in Provincetown. If you're planning on
visiting, we hope you like crowds. Bring a great attitude and a lot of patience!

2                 Gay Pride Weekend (Hyannis) -- www.capecod.net/gaypride/
A short drive down Route 6 will take you out of town for a day of pride and celebration

21 - 24         Portuguese Festival
Provincetown's seafaring and Portuguese heritage is celebrated in traditional festival style,
with a great fireworks display and fabulous food!  For more information, call 487-9638.

                Fourth of July, Fireworks and Parade
Most of Uncle Sam's gay relatives head to the Cape this weekend for the parade, fireworks
and a High Tea Cruise aboard the Provincetown II. As we suggested for Memorial Day, make
your reservations early and bring your patience.

4  - 11         Gay and Lesbian Family Week
The Family Pride Coalition sponsors this event. Their mission is to advance the well-being of
lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender parents and their families through mutual support,
community collaboration, and public understanding. For more info, call (619) 296-0199 or
email: Pride@FamilyPride.org.

15 - 22         Carnival Week (Parade on the 16th @ 5pm) ---
Big, themed ("Movie Moments") parade (Aug. 16), parties, brunches, and
more parties. Provincetown's answer to Mardi Gras. Sponsored by the
Provincetown Business Guild. For more info, call (800) 637-8696 or email:

1  -  3          Labor Day Weekend (end of their season; last blast!!!)
28 - 30         Pet Appreciation Weekend

5  -  9          Columbus Day Weekend
8  - 14         Womens Week 2001
An annual event sponsored by the Women Innkeepers of Provincetown  and featuring female
artists and entertainers as well as social, educational and athletic activities. Dykes from far
and wide head to town this week. For more info, call (508) 487-4966.

14 - 21         Fantasia Fair
The annual event for transvestites, locals and visitors interested in social and educational
workshops. A costume ball and talent show are featured, as well as wine tasting at the
Provincetown Art Association and Museum. The public is welcome at most events. For more
info, call (610) 446-6042 or email: fanfair@lng.com

1  -  4         Annual Single Mens Weekend
Join hundreds of single gay men for activities, forums, seminars, workshops
and fun. To receive a brochure or to register, call (888) 88P-TOWN or email:

7 - 9            Holly Folly Weekend / Gay and Lesbian Holiday Festival
The gay and lesbian holiday festival sponsored by the Provincetown
Business Guild and the Women Innkeepers of Provincetown. For
specifics, call 487-6310, 487-9272 or email: elves@hollyfolly.com.
21-26          Christmas/Hanukkah Celebrations
See for yourself how beautiful Provincetown is in the winter