St. Patrick’s Day, Easter highlight March events in America’s First Destination.
Provincetown, Mass. – In the place where the foundation of liberty paved the way for Irish immigrants, Provincetown is the perfect destination to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, one of many exciting events on the schedule for March, including Out of Hibernation Weekend and the Easter holiday.
|Photograph Bobby Miller©2016|
On what has become one of America’s favorite days to celebrate and don the Irish green, visitors can put on their best St. Patrick’s Day attire and stop by one of Ptown’s pubs, or spend the afternoon walking the streets of the quaint village, dropping in on eclectic shops and galleries where locals will treat you as one of their own.
The National Seashore will be open to experience where so many once crossed the seas to arrive on land in search of acceptance and prosperity, beginning with the arrival of the pilgrims in 1620 and the signing of the Mayflower Compact in Provincetown Harbor. A new world free from persecution and tolerant of freedom of expression are ideas still important today in the historic town at the tip of Cape Cod.
More entertainment follows St. Patrick’s Day with the annual Out of Hibernation Weekendcelebration, March 18-20, a meet and greet to get acquainted or reacquainted with friends and join bears and their admirers in a series of events to welcome spring. Out of Hibernation Weekend is one of the many LGBTQ events that make Ptown the “Best Gay Resort Town in America,” according to GayCities.com.
For travelers looking for a spring getaway in late March, what better place to watch an Easter sunrise across Cape Cod Bay and spend time cuddled up with loved ones than in Provincetown. And, down the street at the tip of Cape Cod, watch the sun set at Race Point Beach. Award-winning accommodations are available at affordable rates, and restaurants will be serving up specialty fare. Commercial Street will be open for shopping, dining and gallery strolling, and the renowned nightlife will be in full swing.
Spring events prove Provincetown is a place for all seasons, the perfect destination to kick off spring and immerse in one-of-a-kind celebrations in one of “America’s Quirkiest Towns,” according to Travel and Leisure Magazine. See why the travel website Trivago recently named Ptown the number one destination to stay in 2016 and why Fodor’s Travel and Smithsonian magazine call it one of the “Best Small Towns in America.”
For a full calendar of events or for more information on entertainment and accommodations in Ptown, go to ptowntourism.com. Don’t forget to tag all of your Ptown photos with #myptown to share your experience with the world on the My Ptown Gallery.