Why Boston should celebrate Pride Weekend P-Town style

Provincetown has long been known for its queer atmosphere and gay-friendly shops, bars, restaurants, and festivities. Could there be a better place to celebrate Pride? We think not.

Provincetown Pride Weekend takes place June 3 – 5, 2022, though every day in P-Town is Pride day in our book.

To help make Provincetown more accessible to the next generation of LGBTQ visitors, Bay State Cruise Company will offer half-price ferry tickets during Pride Weekend to anyone age 25 and under with a valid ID. We’re looking at you, Boston. P-Town is just a short ride away! The Provincetown Business Guild and Bay State Cruise Company will host a special Pride cruise on Friday, June 3, departing from Boston’s World Trade Center.

Here’s what we know so far: Kick off the weekend with morning yoga, Pride edition at Boatslip, then waltz on over to Lopes Square for the dedication of P-Town’s rainbow crosswalk. The weekend is nonstop, so be on the lookout for the following events we’ve come to know and love:

  • Rally at Town Hall
  • Parties at Red Room and A-House
  • Sashay to Pride Tea Dance at Boat Slip
  • Pride Kick-Off party at Red Room at Velvet
  • “Yappy” Hour hosted by Puppy Play at Crown and Anchor, which is a dance club, pool complex, and one of the gayest places to stay.
  • Drag Brunch at the Pilgrim House
  • Full Spectrum Beach BBQ at Crown and Anchor, where you’ll enjoy great tunes, fabulous food, and a spectacular view, all while sharing it with your closest and newest queer friends.


To celebrate P-town’s 5th anniversary of Pride weekend, they’ve added some great new queer events as well:

  • Bay State Cruise Co. Pride Crossing (Boston to Ptown): a special ferry crossing just for Pride weekend.
  • Taproom Talks: Right on Q: Identity & Understanding Around the Word’ Queer’
  • “In Their Own Voices”- Community Pride Flag Installation at Town Hall
  • Queer Comedy Showcase featuring Jaye McBride, Franqi French, and others.
  • Sunrise yoga each morning of Pride weekend at Boatslip
  • Feet Over Front Street Pride 5K Run/Walk
  • LGBTQ+ History Trolley Tour of Provincetown


Feet Over Front Street

Shall we go on? The reasons to head to P-Town for Pride weekend are too many to count. While you’re there enjoying the festivities and local gay bars, you’ll need somewhere to stay.

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