Nightlife and Bars
Provincetown’s gay bars and clubs provide will keep you entertained all day and night with a variety of options from the world famous Tea Dance at the Boatslip in the afternoon to the “Pizza Dance” in Commercial Street when the bars close at 1 a.m.
10 Carver Street – 508-487-9005 – ptownlounge.com
The Shipwreck Lounge is the most popular gay bar/lounge in Provincetown. This upscale and sophisticated space is located at the Brass Key Guesthouse. It features warm wood tones, a large indoor fireplace, cool outdoor fire pit and comfortable barrel chairs. It is the perfect spot for a drink and conversation.
9 Carver Street – The Porchside Lounge at The Gifford House. Lobby Piano Bar.
247 Commercial Street – 508-487-1430 – onlyatthecrown.com/vault
The Vault is a favorite of the leather, uniform and bear crowds.
Tea Dance at the Boatslip
877-ptwonma – www.boatslipresort.com
Ptown’s legendary gay Tea Dance daily in the summer from 4 to 7 pm overlooking Provincetown harbor. This is a “don’t miss” event.
247 Commercial Street – 508-487-1430 – www.onlyatthecrown.com
Masonic Place – www.ahouse.com Very popular. Year-round complex of three bars in a 1700s inn, catering to most tastes or fetishes: Dance Bar seafarer-themed disco with DJ; Little Bar a quaint, smaller bar; and upstairs Macho Bar for the male leather crowd.
Dance bar with beachfront deck. Home of the After-T Dance. A strong lesbian following www.piedbar.com
Basement bar featuring theme nights throughout the week. Very popular leather Sunday night event. 11 Carver. www.giffordhouse.com
Paramount Dance Club
247 Commercial Street – 508-487-1430 www.onlyatthecrown.com