That special holiday feel is in the air over here on Cape Cod, and that means there are plenty of fun Christmas activities all over the area that people are eager to see.
Many Cape Cod towns celebrate the coming of Christmas with holiday strolls, caroling, festive harbor lights, and crat fairs. These activities bring residents and visitors together to celebrate the spirit of the season.
Here are some of the some of various things to do on Cape Cod in December:
Join the Chatham-By-The-Sea celebration starting in mid-November and stretching through December. There are arts and crafts fairs, candy cane making, holiday plays, and a dinner dance at the Chatham Bars Inn. The Chatham celebration all culminates in a First Night Celebration on New Year’s Eve.
In Sandwich, the Heritage Museum and Gardens are decked out with a million lights on over 100 acres of gardens. They also have indoor Victorian displays, a holiday boutique, holiday treats and free rides on an antique carousel, along with other special programs.
Traditional Christmas Strolls
Christmas strolls have also become a popular Cape Cod tradition in many towns.
Barnstable, Chatham, Dennis, Falmouth, Harwich, Hyannis, Osterville, Sandwich and Yarmouthport tie in these holiday strolls with other events such as caroling on town greens or at lighthouses, tree lighting, the arrival of Santa (sometimes even by boat!), festive shopping, open houses, holiday treats, special museum events and Christmas parades.
Cape Cod Christmas Vacations
There is so much to do around Cape Cod during the holidays. In fact, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a quiet Cape Cod town during the month of December.
Consider spending the holiday season on Cape Cod – and explore all that the region has to offer during this special time of year.
Book your stay at one of the award-winningcape cod hotels for families then break out the warm clothes and get into the Christmas spirit here on the coast of New England.