Women’s Week Provincetown | October 13-19, 2014

Women’s Week Provincetown

October 13 – 19, 2014



For the past thirty years, Provincetown has hosted a festival in October like no other.  Its a celebration of Women, sponsored by the Women Innkeepers of Provincetown, and it turns this vibrant seaside haven at the tip of Cape Cod into a Womens festival that has over 150 different events  for every taste and interest. 


Whether its getting to see the best performers and comics in lesbian culture today, or just getting to walk down Commercial Street holding hands, there is something for everyone in Provincetown during Womens Week.


Over the years, Womens Week has grown way past anyones expectations scores of performers of all kinds comics, opera singers, comedians, drag king bands, jazz and blues singers, local talent and international talent icons of womens music and new fresh talent just starting out all come to Provincetown to perform for our crowds during Womens Week.


There are original plays, our own version of American Idol, walking tours, workshops, meet-and-greet events, the list goes on and on. In the past several years, there is a lesbian literary festival that has grown up inside Womens Week, featuring the best in lesbian fiction today. Many of our favorite authors come to do readings and book signings during the week.


Our flagship events during the week have wide appeal: our Community Dinner, held this year on Tuesday, October 14, is an annual event for over 300 women who will be treated to the music and comedy of a dozen different Womens Week performers. Its also the event where the Women Innkeepers of Provincetown honor a woman in the community as our Woman of the Year. This years recipient is Char Priolo, local activist, longtime Womens Week emcee, and founder of the before-their-time gender-bending band, The Fabulous Dyketones. 


Other events scheduled for the week include a Golf Tournament on Wednesday, October 15, and a Womens Week Clambake later that day; a Fun Run & Walk on Thursday morning the 16th, followed by a Womens Week Idol Show that night. There are dance parties every night, brunch with celebrities many times throughout the week, and the Grand Finale party on Saturday the 18th.

Check out our website for more details and to purchase tickets: www.womensweekprovincetown.com

Need a place to stay?  www.womeninnkeepers.com

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