Warm up for the holiday season with a little Cape! Recapture the essence of the holiday season here by the sea. Stay in a cozy B&B, book a relaxing spa experience, dine fireside, and bundle up for a walk on the seashore. Festively decked shops and quaint village centers offer unique treasures for holiday wish lists.
Warm. Welcoming. Safe. Christmas on Cape Cod.
Every December, the Cape is home to countless special events and attractions, accommodations packages, and holiday shopping opportunities. Festive events include village strolls, Santa's arrival by boat, craft fairs, harbor lights, parades, theater productions, holiday concerts, and quintessential Cape experiences like the Falmouth Christmas Parade and the lighting of both the Pilgrim Monument and the iconic Lobster Pot Tree in Provincetown. Cape Cod Central Railroad transports families on a magical, storybook ride aboard the Polar Express. Heritage Museums and Gardens in Sandwich presents its Gardens Aglow celebration, featuring over nine miles of holiday lights. The Enchanted Village at Cape Codder Resort & Spa sparkles with thousands of lights and spirited carolers, and The Giants dazzle along historic 6A in Sandwich. The season culminates with First Night Chatham and First Light Provincetown, which stretches the New Year's celebration into a fun-filled weekend. And while heading out for some evening holiday shopping at Mashpee Commons, you can't miss the spectacular display of twinkling lights at the Mashpee Rotary, a welcoming sight each Christmas season.
Put your money where your heart is this Christmas on Cape Cod. Think of the places that make the Cape feel like home. Maybe it's a quaint bookstore, an art gallery or your favorite coffee shop. Our Main Streets and local shops need our love more than ever, so be sure to support your favorite local businesses (or visit a new one) while checking off your holiday shopping list. A vibrant arts community and downtown hubs offer a boatload of unique treasures for loved ones. And gift cards for shopping, restaurants, hotels, golf courses and museum memberships are the perfect stocking stuffers! Find a list of businesses that sell Made on Cape Cod products.
Read our holiday shopping blogs: The Perfect Cape Cod Gift for Everyone on Your Christmas List and Cape Cod Holiday Gift Guide
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