Make the most of your Cape Cod vacation with our editor’s picks of local events.  From town festivals, farmers markets, craft fairs, parades and all the events that locals and visitors love, there’s always something happening on Cape Cod! New events are always added so check back often or bookmark this page!

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Cape Cod Doxie Day

Date: September 28, 2019

Time: 12-3pm

Location: Barnstable County Courthouse Complex, Rt 6A, Barnstable

Cape Cod Doxie Day

Dachshunds, pet lovers and wiener-wannabes gather for a day of fun and frolic on Cape Cod at the 12th Annual Cape Cod Doxie Day! Dachshund races and parade, a dachshund café, silent auction and raffle. Enter to win prizes for longest dachshund, teeniest weenie and more! Cape Cod’s 99.9 The Q will be there with music, games and prizes, unique vendors, food truck and more. Bring along packaged pet food and kitty litter for local shelters. All well-behaved, on leash dogs are welcome. Admission is free with plenty of free parking. Rain date is Sunday, September 29th. 

19th Annual British Legends Weekend

Start date: October 11, 2019

End date: October 13, 2019

Time: 10 am to 3 pm

Location: Plymouth Municipal Airport, 246 South Meadow Road, Plymouth

19th Annual British Legends Weekend

The Cape Cod British Car Club’s British Legends Weekend is rapidly becoming the premier car event for British automobiles. An annual three-day celebration of British motoring packed with events, tech sessions and comradeship of all things British. See website for schedule of events, which includes car viewing, banquet, scavenger ride, and so much more!

40th Annual Yarmouth Seaside Festival

Start date: October 12, 2019

End date: October 14, 2019

Location: Joshua Sears Memorial Field, 1175 Route 28, South Yarmouth

40th Annual Yarmouth Seaside Festival

Fireworks, a parade, crafts fair, fun rides and games, sand sculpture contest, a bonfire at Smuggler’s Beach, a 5k road race, pie eating contest and more are packed into two days! This festival has been a local and vacationer’s favorite for 40 years and just keeps getting bigger and better! Perfect for kids. Great food! Includes an entertainment tent.

8th Annual PumpkinFest

Date: October 19, 2019

Location: Sandwich Glass Museum, 129 Main Street, Sandwich

8th Annual PumpkinFest

Beautiful and unique glass pumpkins will abound at this year’s PumpkinFest, held on the grounds of the Sandwich Glass Museum. All for sale! Each one is unique – ranging from the petite to rather large scale and in hues from the classic orange to multi-color. There will be an exciting and tempting array. Free to attend!

Wellfleet OysterFest

Start date: October 19, 2019

End date: October 20, 2019

Time: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Location: Various locations around Wellfleet, MA

Wellfleet OysterFest

The Wellfleet OysterFest is an annual celebration of the town’s famous oysters, clams and its deep-rooted shell fishing traditions. Wellfleet’s town center comes alive for this two-day family festival that brings together locals and visitors for a weekend full of food, art, music, fun and games. Sorry, no pets or outside alcohol allowed. All bags are subject to search.

Some of the event’s highlights:
Local cuisine
Arts and crafts
The Annual Oyster Shuck-Off
Children’s area featuring music, craft activities, and more
Educational programs
Cooking demonstrations
Walking tours
Live music

The event will be held rain or shine.

Tickets cost $10 each day,