|Most of the clubs are gay and lesbian, although there are a few places for straight people and everyone is welcome at all of the clubs.. First of all, Provincetown nightlife ends at 1 am (I’m not kidding). Although we may be one of the most liberal places on the face of the earth, we have the most conservative closing time. After the bars close everyone converges on Spiritus Pizza. Just follow the flow of people. They close the street and everyone hangs out for hours. Below are a selection of nightclubs, bars, cafes and lounges as well as entertainment. |
Cover Charges at clubs vary depending on the night and time of year.
Tea Dance is a Provincetown Tradition. It starts at the Boatslip from 4-7 PM. There’s dancing inside and a large deck overlooking the beach that draws a crowd especially on July and August Weekends. For those that want to continue, there’s After Tea Tea at the Pied from 6-9:30 PM. It then turns back to being a women’s bar Cover charges vary from day to day at the above from $5-$10.
Tea Dances mainly draw men but some women do go.
Paramount at the Crown has State of the art light and sound. You can also sit outside by the pool if you want some fresh air and some new scenery. Purgatory downstairs at the Gifford House also has a dance bar Wave at the Crown is a video bar with pool tables. A casual hangout anytime of day.
Women & Men: Clubs
Many of the restaurants have casual bars where one can hang out once the dinner crowd is finished. The Commons has a nice outdoor area with great frozen drinks. The Mews also has a bar in their café upstairs. The Monkey Bar has become a popular hangout. The Landmark has a bar with a piano player on many nights as does the Lobby Bar at the Gifford House.
Yes, the clubs close at 1am but it's not the end of the night...