About Provincetown

Rainbow FlagEver since Native American tribes first canoed their way to the spiraling tip of Cape Cod, Provincetown has been a place of magic and escape. Here, at the end of the world, life is lived on the edge. Provincetown’s spirit still calls to the young and the young at heart.

While these days the rest of the country might seem increasingly unwelcome to gay men and lesbians, here in Provincetown you’ll find a warm embrace. Gay life is everywhere. Provincetown has always been many things to many people. A charming New England fishing village, with piers jutting out into the harbor. A bustling art colony of revelry and romance. Here individualism has long been prized.

Provincetown has always danced to its own rhythm, and today its music is louder and prouder than ever before. Here you’ll find young sweethearts discovering love for the first time and more seasoned couples marking thirty, forty or fifty years. Two moms or two dads might push by with their strollers. Leathermen, bears, dykes on bikes, transgendered folk, and lots of shirtless hunky boys—you’ll spy them all moving easily in the mix. No matter what scene you’re looking for, you can find it.

Lie in the sun on awesome beaches. Bike or hike along exquisite nature trails. Shop 'til you drop at lively boutiques. Buy art or catch a play. Dance to music spun by DJs from New York, Miami, and beyond. Make new friends. Chances are if you come to Provincetown single, you won’t go home that way.