Cape Cod is loaded with a ton of holiday activities in November and December.
Literally, there are dozens of events taking place each weekend up and down the Cape during the holiday season. The communities on Cape Cod take pride in their Christmas displays and events – that’s why they attract visitors from around the country.
From craft fairs and holiday bazaars to Christmas tree lightings – there is a little something for everyone and every age.
Experience the magic of the holiday season on Cape Cod by exploring these Top 10 Things to Do on Cape Cod during the Holidays.
1. “Deck the Halls” Christmas at the Crosby Mansion- Brewster, MA
14 rooms in this old sea captain’s home come alive with Christmas decorations. $15 in advance/$20 at the door.
2. Holly Fair – South Dennis, MA
Christmas crafts & gift shop, silent auction, jewelry, shell & floral arrangements, cookie walk, bake sale, and a children’s corner for the kids.
3. Holiday Bazaar – Centerville, MA
Premier, local crafters and retailers of jewelry, home accessories, toys and other unique gifts will present you with a festive day of holiday shopping to benefit Veritas Academy. Home-baked goods and a great raffle too!
4. 5th Annual Turkey Trot – Chatham, MA
A fun 5K walk/run for the whole family! Adults just need to bring $10 registration fee & bag of non-perishable groceries; kids under 12 bring one such item. Participants get long-sleeved T-shirts.
5. Holly Days – Sandwich, MA
An annual holiday celebration in Sandwich Village.
6. Lighting of the Littlest Christmas Tree – Shawme Pond, Sandwich, MA
Experience the magic of a Thornton Burgess story as the little tree in the pond lights up for the first time of the season.
7. North Pole Express – Sandwich Depot, MA
Take a magical train ride to visit Santa, Mrs. Claus and the elves at the North Pole! Tickets are $25 each.
8. Holiday Boutique Sale – Sandwich, MA
Come in and shop for great holiday gifts and goodies from local artists, jewelers, bakers, booksellers, and fiber artists. This is a fundraiser for the Sandwich Library. Town-wide carol singing next door!
9. Christmas Stroll “Festival of Trees” at Osterville Museum – Osterville, MA
Get wrapped up in the holiday enchantment of beautifully lit Christmas trees. Event takes place December 11th.
10. Holly Days Home Tours – Sandwich, MA
Private home will proudly show off their historic or architectural features, unique furnishing and festive decor. Advance ticket price $15, tickets bought the day of the event will be $20.
Book a Holiday Vacation to Cape Cod!
Whether you’re coming for Thanksgiving or Christmas, now’s the time to take advantage of some great holiday packages being offered by several hotels on Cape Cod.
Act now – and see what Thanksgiving, or Christmas, on Cape Cod is all about.
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