The Annual Cape Cod Maritime Festival celebrates the seafaring and fishing heritage that has been the essence of Cape Cod for centuries.
Enjoy activities all around the Cape, on and off the water, including live musical acts, children’s activities and entertainment, and displays by local artists and museums. Check the calendar for a complete list of activities.
Cape Cod Maritime Days is a way to pay homage to our region’s rich maritime traditions.The Cape-wide celebration features events and activities throughout the month of May, including lighthouse & walking tours, a Maritime Festival, Maritime History Symposium, nautical art exhibits, lectures on maritime lore, boat-building exhibits and kayaking excursions.
Some highlights include
Guided Kayak Excursions (May 1-June 6), Paws at the Beach Pet Party (May 9), Tours at Nauset Lighthouse (May 10- October 25), HyArts Shanties on Hyannis Harbor (May 15-September 27), Toast of Harwich (May 15) Maritime Yard Sale and Flea Market (May 15- 16), Tours of Highland Lighthouse (May 16-October 12), Osterville’s Nautical Hunt Shopping Weekend (May 29-30) Wellfleet Harborfest 2015 (May 30), Cape Cod Maritime History Symposium (June 6).