From the day the Pilgrims signed the Mayflower Compact in 1620 granting them freedom, Provincetown has been the site of Independence and celebration. It is in this spirit that Provincetown holds their July 4th activities. From family-friendly, to decidedly Circuit-oriented, P-Town is known for it’s wide variety of activities during the Independence Day holiday time period, and is the place to be this July 4th!
Traditional annual events include the 4th of July Parade and Fireworks. On July 4, 2012, Show your Colors, Red, White and Blue parade the parade kicks off at 11am sharp from the Cape Inn and travels down Commercial Street to end at Franklin Street. Lasting approximately 2 hours, the family-friendly parade is full of floats and groups in all shapes and forms from walkers. to truck-bed surfing, to fire engine-riding and covers everything from patriotic, to historic, to flamboyant. Fireworks over the P-town harbor commence at dusk and can be readily seen from the Town Beach right off Commercial Street, a favorite gathering place for the show.
Of course, this is Provincetown. Right along with the traditional family-oriented events, are the Circuit-related activities for those Independent boys…
The Crown and Anchor begins their festivities the weekend before the 4th with DJs spinning tunes starting on Saturday, June 30, 2012 through Monday, June 3, 2012. On Wednesday, July 4, they host a poolside party during the fireworks and into the night. DJs are featured throughout the rest of the week and the next weekend.
David Flower’s Summer Camp lets you celebrate your independence or look to put an end to it! On Tuesday July 3, 2012 enjoy the Pier Dance at Sunset and beyond surrounded by water and great views with DJ-Producer Wayne G. Join in the traditional festivities on the 4th, and then come back to Summer Camp for the Night Boat Cruise on Thursday July 5, 2012: dancing and drinking under the stars on the top deck of New England’s biggest passenger cruise ship with DJ Tracy Young.
There is no better place then Provincetown to celebrate the 4th, and Provincetown Inns gladly open our doors to host your holiday stay. Come join locals and visitors alike for a great day of U.S. celebration at the one place that continually promotes true freedom.
The Innkeepers of The Distinctive Inns of Provincetown