2018 Summer Events 2018-04-10T12:58:25+00:00

2018 Summer Events

We hope you’re planning to come to the Cape for the many events including the Best Buddies Challenge, a Cape League game, Father’s Day Car Show, Escape the Cape Triathlon, the Hero Triathlon, Nantucket Book or Film Festivals or just to visit Hyannis Harbor when the Artist’s Shanties open. And that’s just in June!

Empow Studios Tech & Design and Minecraft Camps: Summer 2018

Start date: July 1, 2018

End date: August 18, 2018

Empow Studios Tech & Design and Minecraft Camps: Summer 2018

Empow’s Tech & Design Camp is the one camp to rule them all: Video Game Design, Robotics, Animation, 3D Modeling & Printing, Music Production, and other exciting projects are all fair game. Whether it’s building a working guitar made of LEGO MINDSTORMS, designing an action-packed video game to challenge friends with, or creating an animated mini-movie, the options are limitless and the learning doesn’t stop! We teach the nuts & bolts behind these subjects, and campers use their imagination to make their project come alive.

97th Annual Mashpee Wampanoag Pow Wow

Start date: July 6, 2018

End date: July 8, 2018

Location: Cape Cod Fair Grounds, East Falmouth, MA

97th Annual Mashpee Wampanoag Pow Wow

The Pow Wow is a traditional celebration of Mashpee Wampanoag culture featuring Native American dancing, drumming, games, food, art, jewelry, wampum, gifts, crafts and clothing.

The 97th Annual Mashpee Wampanoag Powwow will be returning home; dancers, drummers, vendors and visitors will once again enjoy powwow on tribal lands. The annual powwow will be held July, 6, 7 and 8 at the traditional Powwow Grounds located next to the Community and Government Center at 483 Great Neck Road South in Mashpee.

For more details please contact the Powwow Committee at (774) 413-0520 or at Powwow@mwtribe-NSN.gov

With the Powwow returning to tribal lands, it was only fitting that this year’s Powwow Committee landed on “A Traditional Homecoming” as the theme. It’s truly special to return the powwow to traditional lands and an appropriate theme for the powwow homecoming.

The 2018 Powwow Committee includes Chair Marcy Hendricks, Vice Chair Brian Weeden, Treasurer Danna Floyd, Secretary Cassie Jackson and committee members Eleanor Coombs, Delscena Hicks, Winona Hendricks and Joanne Frye. The Committee also includes tribal council co-liasons Winona Pocknett and Ann Marie Askew.

Nantucket Yoga Festival 2016

Start date: July 6, 2018

End date: July 8, 2018

Location: Nantucket, MA

Nantucket Yoga Festival 2016

The Nantucket Yoga Festival is a community orientated celebration that brings together the very best world class yoga instructors, wellness experts and healthy living guides in a celebration of the spirit of the island. By coming together to explore ways to find a happier, healthier more peaceful way of living we can begin to affect positive change in our community and ultimately in the world around us.

Join more than 300 participants and instructors for a retreat that’s welcoming to all experience levels, from beginner to veteran yogi. The festival offers classes on a range of topics, from vinyasa to “Joyful Backbends” to morning meditation classes on the beach.

Paw Palooza

Start date: July 14, 2018

End date: July 15, 2018

Time: 9:00am - 7:00pm

Location: DY High School - 210 Station Ave., Yarmouth, MA

Paw Palooza

Get ready for the biggest dog festival on the Cape!

Paw Palooza is “paws down” Cape Cod’s biggest, wildest and most entertaining annual dog festival! Held each July in Yarmouth, Mass the two-day extravaganza hosted by the Agway of Cape Cod Charitable Foundation, features entertainment, activities and food for dogs and their people! And best of all, it raises some serious dough for animal welfare organizations on the Cape.

Join us in Yarmouth 

Saturday, July 14 9am – 7pm
Sunday, July 15 9am – 4pm

Dennis-Yarmouth High School
210 Station Ave., Yarmouth, MA
info@pawpaloozacapecod.com
(508) 385-8772 ext 521

Paw Palooza is presented by the Agway of Cape Cod Charitable Foundation. Event proceeds stay on the Cape and support the regions animal welfare organizations.

$7 donation
Kids under 12 & dogs FREE
Well socialized, leashed pets welcome

Cape Cod Greek Festival

Start date: July 20, 2018

End date: July 22, 2018

Location: 1130 Falmouth Road, Centerville, MA 02632

Cape Cod Greek Festival

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. This year as it celebrates the 36th year of the Grecian Festival the parishioners proudly share their culture, ethnic heritage and faith with dedication and enthusiasm. Delicious Greek pastries baked by the ladies of the community will be offered for sale. Patrons can 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 will once again provide souvenir-type items that one might purchase on a vacation to Greece or browse among the many attic treasures.

Barnstable County Fair

Start date: July 23, 2018

End date: July 29, 2018

Location: Cape Cod Fairgrounds, Rt. 151, East Falmouth

Barnstable County Fair

For over 169 years, the Fair has been a highlight of summer on Cape Cod. The Fair’s attractions include animal shows, monster trucks, carnival rides, demolition derby, petting zoos, horticulture displays, games, live music, arts & crafts, and lots of food and vendors. It’s a full week of fun for the whole family!

Adults $12; children (6-12) $3 with paid adult; 5 and under free with paid adult; seniors and valid military I.D. $9; multi-day passes available.

Brewster Summer Arts & Crafts Festival

Start date: July 28, 2018

End date: July 29, 2018

Time: 10am - 5pm

Location: Drummer Boy Park, Rt. 6A, Brewster

Over 100 Juried Craftspeople will display and sell their American made works at the Brewster Summer Arts and Craft Festival, held at Drummer Boy Park on Route 6A, in Brewster, MA. Free Admission and held rain or shine. Plus farmers market on Sunday

Woods Hole Film Festival

Start date: July 28, 2018

End date: August 4, 2018

Location: Woods Hole

Woods Hole Film Festival

The Woods Hole Film Festival features international narrative and documentary feature films, shorts, and animation, many of them world or New England premieres, workshops, panel discussions and nightly parties held at the water’s edge. It is dedicated to showcasing and promoting the work of independent, emerging filmmakers from New England.

Because public parking is extremely limited in the village of Woods Hole, visitors are encouraged to park in the town of Falmouth and take the WHOOSH trolley to Woods Hole. Information about the trolley is available from the Falmouth Chamber of Commerce (800/526-8532 or 508/548-8500) or from the Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority.

Pan-Mass Challenge

Start date: August 4, 2018

End date: August 5, 2018

Pan-Mass Challenge

The Pan-Mass Challenge is the largest single athletic charity event in the country. The Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC), brings together thousands of impassioned cyclists, committed volunteers, generous donors and dedicated corporate sponsors each year. Together, they provide Dana-Farber’s doctors and researchers the necessary resources to discover treatments and cures for all types of cancer. The PMC donates 100% of every rider-raised dollar to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.Since 1980, the Pan-Mass Challenge has raised $500 million in support of lifesaving cancer research and care at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

 

 

16th Annual Run&Shoot Filmworks Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival

Start date: August 6, 2018

End date: August 11, 2018

Location: Martha's Vineyard Performing Arts Center 100 Vineyard Haven Edgartown Road Oak Bluffs, MA

16th Annual Run&Shoot Filmworks Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival

The Run&Shoot Filmworks Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival also known as “The Summer’s Finest Film Festival” is now entering it’s 16th year on Martha’s Vineyard. They have screened and promoted some of the most outstanding and emerging Feature, Documentary and Short films produced by and starring African Americans from across the world. The majority of screenings and events take place at Martha’s Vineyard Performing Arts Center (MVPAC) located adjacent to Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School at 100 Edgartown Vineyard Haven Road. n Road.