Top 6 Falmouth, Cape Cod Events – Book Early

Falmouth, Massachusetts is home to some incredible festivals and events throughout the year. Below you can view the top events that you do not want to miss! Book early and stay at our top rated Falmouth bed and breakfast.

Festival in Falmouth Cape Cod

Arts Alive Festival

The Arts Alive festival is a free three-day festival celebrating the arts. Featuring live performances, music, theatre, and much more from over 50 distinct artisans and craftspeople, it’s a great place to catch a fun performance or find unique hand-crafted goods.

  • The festival is held Friday, June 16th through Sunday, June 18th.
  • Located at Falmouth Public Library Lawn at 300 Main Street.

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4th of July Bike Parade

Get in the patriotic spirit of Fourth of July with the FVA Bike and Carriage Parade! Dress up in your best red, white, and blue and decorate a bike, wagon, dog, or whatever you’ve got and join the fun. All participants will also be entered to win a brand-new bicycle courtesy of the Elks Club.

  • Details TBA
  • To attend, head on down to Falmouth Village.

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Falmouth Street Fair

Falmouth Street Fair

The Falmouth Street Fair is the perfect way to spend a beautiful sunny afternoon browsing the local artisans and their wares. During the fair, the Falmouth Village Association shuts down Main Street to cars and opens it up to vendors and pedestrians. It’s one of the best events of the summer so make sure you don’t miss out!

  • Fair begins Wednesday, July 12th.
  • Held on Main Street in Falmouth Village.

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Concerts in the Park

There’s nothing quite as sublime as attending a concert held outdoors. From the beautiful outdoor ambiance to the musical talent on display, it can make for a lovely evening out. The Falmouth village Association holds concerts in the park throughout July and August, so come on down and enjoy some music under the stars.

  • Performances every Friday at 6 pm in July and August.
  • All concerts held at Margaret E. Noonan Park on Main Street.

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Movie Under the Stars in Falmouth, MA

Movies Under the Stars

In the summer months there are family-friendly movies in the park starting at dusk or around 8:00 P.M.  Bring your blanket and chairs and sit back and enjoy.

  • Located at Pen Noonan Park on main street.
  • This event is fun and FREE

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If you’re planning on visiting Falmouth in October, you won’t want to miss Jazztober! A Full weekend of funky jazz tunes, exclusive events, and delicious cuisine set the scene for the best party around!

  • Takes place Saturday, October 19 and Sunday, October 20th.
  • Celebrations held across Falmouth Village.

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Shopping in Falmouth

Falmouth Village Holiday Stroll

During December, Falmouth Village is a beautiful winter wonderland escape. Main Street will be closed for the festival and will allow pedestrians to mingle and enjoy live music, refreshments, caroling, and local shopping. It’s a fun holiday event for the whole family so come on down if you’re in the area and experience the best of what Falmouth has to offer. Stock up on your holiday shopping and enjoy a wonderful getaway to Falmouth.

  • Event starts Saturday, December 7.
  • Held on Main Street.

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For attending multi-day events like these, a comfortable place to stay is an absolute must. Experience luxurious rooms and premier amenities at Palmer House Inn, it’s the perfect place to stay. With convenient access to the village and all the events held there as well as the surrounding area, you’re bound to have an eventful stay. Our rooms are all unique, designed with a distinct cape cod flair and all feature extra comfy Queen and King beds. Start your day off right with our delicious breakfast seasoned with herbs harvested from our own garden! Featuring locally inspired dishes with only the freshest ingredients, you’ll be ready to face whatever adventures the day hold after a delightful home-cooked meal. We hope to see you come and visit us soon!

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