Provincetown in October?!

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by: Gregory Kiep

Ptown is a summer favorite for many – especially east coasters looking for an easy, quick jaunt. Carnival sees crowds of over 100,000 people which can be chaotic but certainly a lot of fun. As someone who works with businesses in Ptown, I have had the opportunity to visit throughout the entire year and can honestly say October is one of my favorite months in town.

Why?

Visiting off season really gives you a chance to realize how special a place Ptown really is – without the clusters of people. You can actually get into that restaurant you wanted to try or take the time in that art gallery. You can stroll the beach and grab a cocktail and just sit and chat with friends or reflect on the beauty of your surroundings. With the crisp fall air, you can take a leisurely bike ride without sweating all over the place.

There is still a lot happening in Ptown in October – with events almost every weekend. Here are a few coming up:

Carnival Fun in Ptown: 2017!

We had such a great time at Carnival this year with all the gods and goddesses! This celebration saw about 100,000 people hit Ptown for the parade and a week of fun. Check out a few of our favorite pics!

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We Asked Our Guests Their Favorite Places to Eat in Ptown

We Asked Our Guests Their Favorite Places to Eat in Ptown

We took an informal survey of our facebook fans to see where they like to eat in Ptown! Take a look at what they had to say:

(Also, guests at Cape Colony Inn can take advantage of special discounts at some area restaurants – ask at the front desk for details!

A favorite of MANY guests – and the most commented place was our neighbor, Fanizzi’s! We love the close walk and any meal there – breakfast, lunch, or dinner!

Another loved, and one of the top rated restaurants in Ptown, was The Mews! They have a fantastic list of vodkas for your favorite martini as well as one of the best burgers around!

The Red Inn was another favorite – with their great raw bar happy hour every day!

Tell us what YOUR favorite places are!

 

Visit Provincetown for $199 for 2 Nights with Amazing Specials

Provincetown is a favorite Cape Cod destination throughout the summer months but is actually a wonderful vacation spot year round. Many tourists enjoy the beauty and tranquility of the “fringe” months like April and May on the tip of the cape. This year, Cape Colony Inn has two compelling packages in conjunction with local businesses to help visitors get the most out of their Provincetown vacation.

Visitors from April 14th until Memorial Day can book one of two package for only $199 which includes a 2 night stay at Cape Colony Inn. These rates are available Sunday through Monday and exclude Labor Day weekend.

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Enjoy exploring the beauty of the waters around Provincetown with one of its famous whale watching tours! Included in one of the packages is 2 tickets to a whale watch during your stay. This is a fantastic activity for everyone that is always a tourist favorite in town. You can book directly on their website using rate code: Whale2017.

Is a more relaxing dining experience more your thing? Cape Colony Inn has partnered with Napi’s, a local foodie favorite. With your stay, you will receive a $100 dining gift certificate to enjoy. There is something for everyone from seafood to vegetarian options and this package can also be booked on their website using rate code: Napis2017.

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Cape Colony Inn is a favorite Provincetown hotel destination featuring newly renovated bathrooms with granite vanities and newly renovated guest rooms with modern amenities such as Simmons Beautyrest Pillowtop Mattresses, Keurig® Brewing Coffee Machines, Flat Screen TVs, Spa 360 Body Care® toiletries and products, and fresh new interiors. There are a variety of activities guests can enjoy on site including a heated pool, complimentary breakfast, WIFI, shuffleboard, and other activities for the entire family.

 

To make a reservation or find out more about these packages, please visit: http://www.capecolonyinn.com/special-pkg

 

Anne Steele’s “Love Can Take Us There” Chosen as Carnival Theme

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Anne Steele’s amazing song, “Love Can Take Us There,” has been chosen by the Carnival committee as the theme for this year’s celebration. The song is an uplifting and exciting dance song that reflects the beauty and energy of life and happiness. The song is available on iTunes TODAY, with 100% of the proceeds benefiting the One Orlando Fund.

“I was devastated by the tragedy at the Pulse nightclub and I knew I had to do something to help the victims and their families.  So, what could I do?  Well, i have a lot of friends in the music business and I knew the best way that I could give back was to write and record a song.  I reached out to 2 OUT and accomplished songwriters from Nashville,  Shane Stevens and Stephony Smith, and we immediately got to work.  We have since written and recorded a song called “Love Can Take Us There”.  I thought it was very important to have it be an uplifting dance song for many reasons.  One, because I think its important to focus on the love and the outpouring of support that has followed this tragedy.  The coming together of the community has been a beautiful thing to watch.  Two, because so often in the gay community we feel like outsiders yet we can go to a club or bar and feel safe and surrounded by acceptance.  Those victims were dancing and celebrating when they were taken from us and I think its important to keep that spirit alive on the dance floor.  The song will be a loving reminder that love can help heal us all. “ – Anne Steele

You can hear Anne perform the song LIVE during the Carnival So80’s Dance Party. She will open the show and get the party started. Get your tickets at:
https://ptowncarnival.webconnex.com/Carnival2016