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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Hydrangea Festival – Heritage Museums & Gardens

Start date: July 12, 2019

End date: July 21, 2019

Time: 10am - 5pm

Location: Heritage Museum & Gardens

Hydrangea Festival – Heritage Museums & Gardens

The annual Cape Cod Hydrangea Festival returns – see the expanded North American Hydrangea Test Garden, the Cape Cod Hydrangea Society’s superb Display Garden, participate in workshops, purchase plants, and tour Heritage’s gardens, which now include eight species of hydrangeas and over 170 exceptional cultivars.

Saint George Grecian Festival on Cape Cod

Start date: July 19, 2019

End date: July 21, 2019

Location: 1130 Falmouth Road, Centerville

Saint George Grecian Festival on Cape Cod

FREE ADMISSION – FREE PARKING – LIVE ENTERTAINMENT

The annual Grecian Festival of St. George Greek Orthodox Church of Cape Cod has attracted thousands of people from all over the country for the past three decades. You can have a full Greek dinner – Spanakopita, Moussaka or Pastitsio, and much more! Shop at the Agora (market place) for Greek food products, or stop at the Kafenio (coffee shop) for a cup of authentic Greek coffee and a piece of pastry. The boutique provides souvenir-type items that one might purchase on a vacation to Greece or browse among the many attic treasures.

Fri 4pm‑11pm, Sat 11am‑12 midnight, Sun 12pm‑6pm

45th Annual Village Day Car Parade – Osterville

Date: July 20, 2019

Time: 10am-2pm

Location: Main Street, Osterville

45th Annual Village Day Car Parade – Osterville

Join us in celebrating Osterville’s 45th Annual Village Day. Cars–vintage, antique, muscle–gather at the museum beginning at 10 a.m. Get an up close look at the cars on the museum grounds until 12:45 p.m. when all of our cars “start their engines” to begin the parade through the village. The Museum is open until 2 p.m. Admission is free.

2019 Yarmouth Country Fest – Featuring Uncle Kracker

Start date: July 20, 2019

End date: July 21, 2019

Time: Gates Open at Noon each day

Location: Old Yarmouth Drive In (Across From Captain Parkers Pub) 668 MA-28 West Yarmouth

2019 Yarmouth Country Fest – Featuring Uncle Kracker

Come and enjoy 6 Country Bands on Saturday & 5 Country Bands on Sunday! Also Corn Hole Tournament – Food Trucks – great Beer & Wine Selection –  Great Vendors and lots of activies! Event Takes Place Rain or Shine
No Pets. Gates Open at 12:00 Each Day – All Ages Show
Cost: $15 to $99

Nauset ArtisanFair

Date: July 20, 2019

Time: 10AM-5PM

Location: Eastham Windmill Green, Eastham

Nauset ArtisanFair

Amazing venue with talented craftsmen/women offering quality, unique handmade pieces of art and supporting Nauset Human Rights Academy. Regional and local artists! Featuring handmade soaps, stoneware, clothing, jewelry and great gifts! Rain or Shine!

8th Annual Hyannis Summer Arts & Craft Festival

Start date: July 20, 2019

End date: July 21, 2019

Time: 10am to 6pm

8th Annual Hyannis Summer Arts & Craft Festival

Over 100 Booths of American made Arts and Crafts; including Fine Art Photography, Carved Wood, Slate, Nautical Home Decor, Jewelry, Pottery, Soy Candles, Wearable Art, Garden Décor, Quilts, Floral Design and more! Bring a blanket and enjoy live musical entertainment on the bandstand each day. Free Admission, Rain or Shine and Friendly Pets on a leash are welcome.
Saturday 10am to 6pm – Sunday 10am to 4pm

Barnstable County Fair

Start date: July 22, 2019

End date: July 28, 2019

Barnstable County Fair

A Cape Cod tradition! A family-friendly event that takes place at the Cape Cod Fairgrounds in East Falmouth. Enjoy a week full of live music, magic displays, amazing amusement rides, horticultural exhibits, food, farmyard animals and so much more!

Hours: Mon-Thurs: 4pm‑10pm, Fri 12pm‑10pm, Sat 12pm‑10pm, Sun 12pm‑9pm
Ad­mission: $3 – $12

The Northeast Sea Glass Expo

Start date: July 27, 2019

End date: July 28, 2019

Time: Sat: 10am-5pm, Sun 10am-4pm

Location: Resort and Conference Center at Hyannis, 35 Scudder Avenue, Hyannis

The Northeast Sea Glass Expo

Over 40 ocean minded artists present creations made from natural sea glass from all over the world – seashells, driftwood and beach stones. Lectures, door prizes and on Saturday night the 3rd Mermaid Soiree.

28th Annual Woods Hole Film Festival

Start date: July 27, 2019

End date: August 3, 2019

Location: Woods Hole

28th Annual Woods Hole Film Festival

The Woods Hole Film Festival is an eight day showcase of independent film featuring daily screenings, workshops, panel discussions, staged readings, special events, parties, awards ceremony and more. Check back often to see the exciting events and people that will be a part of the 28th Woods Hole Film Festival!

8th Annual Brewster Summer Arts & Craft Festival

Start date: July 27, 2019

End date: July 28, 2019

Time: 10am - 5pm

Location: 773 Main St, Brewster, MA 02631

8th Annual Brewster Summer Arts & Craft Festival

Over 100 Juried Artisans will display and sell their American made arts and crafts; including Photography, Tile, Fine Art, Silver Jewelry, Hair Accessories, Quilts, Personal Care, Floral Design, Soy Candles, Trivets, Flags, Painted Doormats, Pottery, Doll Clothes and much more. This event is held at the beautiful Drummer Boy Park on Rte 6A in Brewster.

Chatham Summer Craft Festival

Start date: August 3, 2019

End date: August 4, 2019

Time: 10am - 5pm

Location: Chatham Community Center Lawn, 702 Main Street, Chatham

Chatham Summer Craft Festival

Come and meet the Artisans …. This intimate fair features 55 select artisans who will display and sell their American made works including fine jewelry, pottery, scarves, quilts, photography, vintage chic, metal, wall hangings, fiber art, candles, soap, dried floral, furniture, aromatherapy, wearable art, folks art, pet treats and more. Saturday August 3: 10am to 5pm, Sunday August 4: 10am to 4pm. Free Admission, Rain or Shine and Friendly Pets on a leash are welcome.

Summer Sizzle Event at Heritage Museum & Gardens

Date: August 7, 2019

Time: 2pm - 7pm

Location: Hertitage Museum & Gardens

Summer Sizzle Event at Heritage Museum & Gardens

Celebrate summer and experience the mobile food and craft beer movements while listening to live music while dining al fresco on some of the area’s best-known food trucks. Adults can sample beers from local breweries while the kids play outdoor games. Food, beer, and wine are available for purchase.

Bayberry Quilters of Cape Cod Quilt Show

Start date: August 8, 2019

End date: August 10, 2019

Time: 9:30am-4;00pm

Bayberry Quilters of Cape Cod Quilt Show

Show Features Exhibit of over 250+ Quilts made by Members, By the Sea Show Theme, Special Exhibits by Featured Quilter: Robin Maguire, Merchant Mall with over 20+ Vendors, Lectures and Demonstrations, Professional Quilt Appraisals, Boutique of Handcrafted Items, Raffle of Quilts and Other Great Prizes, Fun Activities for Children

Admission Fee $10.00 – Covers all Three Days
Children under 12 admitted free

7th Annual Cape Cod Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival

Date: August 10, 2019

Time: 12pm - 5pm

Location: Cape Cod Fairgrounds 1220 Nathan Ellis Hwy East Falmouth,

7th Annual Cape Cod Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival

Food Truck Festivals of America is heading to the Cape Cod Faigrounds in Falmouth, MA for the 7th Annual Cape Cod Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival! Featuring some of the area’s most popular food trucks, dishing out fan favorites. Along with dozens of regional and national craft breweries, there will also be music playing, lawn games to enjoy, and an artisan market where local artists will showcase their work.

Wahlburgers, Trolley Dogs, Shishkaberrys, GottaQ, Binge BBQ and so much more!

Admission: $5 online, $10 at the gate; VIP tickets $20 online, $25 at the gate

  • All First Responders will receive free admissions with valid ID
  • Food & drink will be sold separately from admission
  • This event is family friendly
  • Dogs will not be allowed at this event
  • ATMs will be available at festival
  • Lawn Chairs are welcomed and recommended

Citizens Bank Pops by the Sea

Date: August 11, 2019

Time: 1pm - 7pm

Location: Hyannis Village Green, 367 Main St, Hyannis

Citizens Bank Pops by the Sea

Celebrate art and culture on Cape Cod when you attend the annual Citizens Bank Pops by the Sea. This concert is Cape Cod’s single largest cultural event and the most important fundraising event of the year for the Arts Foundation of Cape Cod. For over thirty years it has welcomed one of the nation’s finest and best-loved musical ensembles – the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra lead by Conductor Keith Lockhart – to the Hyannis Village Green on Main Street in Hyannis.

The preshow starts at 2:00 pm and the Boston Pops begin promptly at 5:00 pm

Osterville Historical Museum Antiques Show

Date: August 15, 2019

Time: 9:30am-4pm

Location: 155 W Bay R155 W Bay Rd, Ostervilled, Osterville

Osterville Historical Museum Antiques Show

Stop by The 28th Annual Osterville Historical Museum Antiques  Show where you’ll find  40+ vendors from around the New England region. Find one-of-a-kind items from nautical items, books, prints, paintings, furniture, silver, glass, garden items, linens, Americana, rugs, silver, jewelry and so much more.

48th Festival of the Arts – Chatham

Start date: August 16, 2019

End date: August 18, 2019

Time: 10am-5pm

48th Festival of the Arts – Chatham

Just a 5 minute walk from Main Street in Chatham you’ll find 20 Artisans and craftsmen showcasing their Art, Jewelry, Sculpture, Woodwork, Metalwork, Design Work, Ceramics, Fabric and Fiber Arts and much more. Food trucks, Children’s Tent with Art and crafts activities, and a beautiful park to stroll make this a must attend part of Chatham’s Summer Program. The Children’s tent features fun activities as always, including face painting.

Free admission. Shuttle bus from Creative Arts Center & Main Street Community Center.

Oak Bluffs Fireworks

Date: August 16, 2019

Time: 8 PM – 10 PM

Location: Ocean Park, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard

Oak Bluffs Fireworks

Hosted by Oak Bluffs Association, The show starts at 9 pm * The band concert starts at 8 pm* Parking is available at Sunset Park (off New York Ave, across from “Our Market”) and at Waban Park (off Seaview Ave between Nantucket Ave and Tuckernuck Ave) . PARKING IS LIMITED SO IT IS WISE TO GET IN TO OAK BLUFFS BY 7 pm. Parking is $10 per vehicle. All vehicles must be removed by midnight.