Christmas on Cape Cod: Your Guide to Holiday Strolls and Tree Lightings

Friday Dec 1 Holly Days in Sandwich 

Sandwich celebrates several events during the month long Holly Days beginning Dec 1.

Friday Dec 1 to Sunday Dec 3 Nantucket Christmas Stroll 

Santa and Mrs Claus will arrive via Coast Guard vessel for a festive parade. Highlights of the weekend will also include holiday craft shows, exhibitions, performances throughout the weekend. The annual Christmas house tour will take place on Friday. 

Friday Dec 1 to Sunday Dec 3 Falmouth Holidays by the Sea

Carol Singing at the Historic Nobska Lighthouse, holiday stroll on Main Street, and the biggest small town parade in Southeast England on Sunday. 

Friday Dec 1 to Sunday Dec 3 Christmas in Harwich 

Festive weekend includes a tree lighting ceremony, photos with Santa, Horse Drawn Carriage Rides, Breakfast with Santa, and the Polar Express Trolley Ride

Friday Dec 1 to Sunday Dec 3 Holly Folly Weekend in Provincetown 

From carols around the piano to the Speedo run down Commercial Street, there’s something for everyone. Ptown’s famous guest houses will open to the public for the popular Inn Stroll. 

Saturday Dec 2 Hyannis Village Christmas Stroll  

Featuring Christmas Stroll, Harbor Lighting, Boat Parade and Breakfast with Santa

Saturday Dec 2 to Saturday Jan 1 Cape Cod Enchanted Village at Cape Codder Resort Hyannis

The Annual Enchanted Village is back at the Cape Codder Resort in Hyannis with Santa visits, carolers, and a festive bonfire. 

Sunday Dec 3 Yarmouth Port Christmas Stroll Sunday

Christmas Stroll, Historic Inn and Museum Tour, Christmas Ornament Display  and photos with Cape Cod Santa at the Bangs Hallet House 

Wednesday Dec 6 Barnstable Village Christmas Stroll

From 6pm – 8pm enjoy family holiday activities on 6A in Barnstable Village 

Friday Dec 8 and Saturday Dec 9 Chatham Christmas Stroll 

Concerts, Entertainment, Kids Activities, Historic Inn Tour, and Christmas Tree Trimming and Lighting 

Saturday Dec 9 Wellfleet Holiday Stroll 

Saturday Dec 9 Holiday Cookie Stroll Yarmouth 

The 12th annual Holiday Cookie Stroll takes place in Historic Bass River and benefits South Yarmouth Library. Tickets are $20 and children under 12 are free. This year’s stroll features private houses, St. David’s Church and the Cape Cod Cultural Center. Contact the South Yarmouth Library for tickets and more information. 

Sunday Dec 10 Dennis Holiday Stroll 

11am-3:30pm on Dennis Village Green includes Christmas at the Manse at 1736 Josiah Dennis Manse Museum with caroling and refreshments.

By Rebecca Romo, Lifestyle Reporter

About Rebecca Romo

Rebecca Romo hosts Feel Good Mornings weekday mornings from 6-10 am on 99.9 The Q. Originally from New Orleans, she moved to Cape to be with her husband a second generation Cape Codder.
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