Our shops, museums, galleries, theaters, cabarets and restaurants provide plenty of things to do during the day and in the evening. Our museums and galleries offer exhibits complementing the historic race week. Historians and regional experts will be available for talks, tours and discussions at designated times (see Schedule of Events). A tour of Schooners and Catboats is scheduled and spectators can reserve seats on schooners and spectator boats. Don't miss the Provincetown Public Library where a half scale replica of the Rose Dorothea, the famous Provincetown Schooner that won the Lipton Cup in 1907 resides, and where the one-of-a-kind silver Lipton Cup is on display.
Reserve A Seat on a Schooner
You can purchase a ticket aboard a Schooner, for the Fishermen’s Cup race from Gloucester to Provincetown on Tuesday, or the Parade of Sail and for the Long Point Schooner & Yacht Race, on Thursday.
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Reserve A Seat on a Spectator Boat
Availability permitting, a limited number of seats may be available for spectators on the official photo and press boat for the Regatta. Please enquire early if you wish to reserve a seat. All inquiries will be taken on a first come first serve basis.
Join Us at the Movies Wednesday September 7, 2016
Join us for a Special Screening of a new independent film, Vanishing Sail. Wednesday, September 7, 2016 7 pm, at the Waters Edge Cinema, 237 Commercial Street. Filmed in the Grenadines, Alwyn Enoe decides to build one last sailing sloop to teach his sons the vanishing boat-building trade. $12.00 for general admission $8.00 for members To order tickets: watersedgecinema.com.
Places to View the Races
If you have not, or prefer not, to book a seat on a Schooner or on a Spectator boat, Provincetown offers a number of advantageous viewing locations ranging from the panoramic views offered by the Pilgrim Monument, Long Point and Race Point to KATTACK, our online tracker, which allows you to watch the progress of the Fishermen's Cup Race from your computer. Use the link to KATTACK on our home page. In addition, in and around Provincetown, watch the races from any of the following locations: