Atlantic House

Downtown Center

Atlantic House - or the A-House - was Provincetown's first post office, then a 1950s jazz club, before transforming into one of the first gay nightclubs in America....

  • For Men
  • Nightclub

Pied Bar

Downtown Center

Pied Bar is something of a Provincetown landmark, and has been a meeting point for the Cape Cod lesbian community since the early 1950s when it was called the Ace of...

  • For Women
  • Bar

Tea Dance at the Boatslip

West End

The late-afternoon Tea Dance at the Boatslip is the cornerstone of the Provincetown summer schedule. From mid-June through mid-September, the outdoor deck revs up...

  • For Men
  • Party

Post Office Cafe & Cabaret

Downtown Center

The Post Office is divided into two sections: downstairs is a buzzy little three-star cafe with a Zagat-rated menu, while upstairs is one of the best cabaret venues...

  • LGBTQ
  • Show
  • 5
  • 1

The Monkey Bar

West End

Neither a meat-market pick-up spot nor a locals-only dive, The Monkey Bar keeps things simple: it's just a nice place to hang with your friends and throw back a few...

  • LGBTQ
  • Bar
  • 5
  • 1

Wave Video Bar

Downtown Center

The Wave is The Crown & Anchor's video bar, and it has a dozen flat screen TVs to prove it. Whether you want to kick back and watch the game or dance the night...

  • For Men
  • Bar
  • 5
  • 1

Buoy Bar at the Boatslip

West End

Buoy Bar is located at the famous Boatslip Resort and hosts a number of themed nights that draw a friendly, laid-back crowd. Movie Nights are particularly fun, with...

  • LGBTQ
  • Bar

Club Purgatory

Downtown Center

The Gifford Inn has been running a seasonal dance club out of its huge renovated basement for years, and part of the appeal may be that the subterranean setting...

  • For Men
  • Nightclub

1620 Brewhouse

Downtown Center

1620 Brewhouse has a beautiful tap system and a staggering number of craft beers on the menu. Order a flight of five ounce drafts to sample the top contenders before...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Pub

Aqua Bar

Downtown Center

Aqua Bar has a relaxed outdoor deck overlooking the waterfront and is a popular place to hang out on both sunny afternoons or balmy evenings. Like everywhere in...

  • LGBTQ
  • Bar

Art House

Downtown Center

The Art House brings Broadway-worthy talent in from New York every summer, as well as maintaining a roster of in-house acts that have developed their own following....

  • LGBTQ
  • Theater

Crown Cabaret

Downtown Center

The cabaret shows at The Crown & Anchor are one of its biggest draws, and it's famous for bringing Grammy- and Tony-winning performers to the Cape Cod seashore;...

  • LGBTQ
  • Theater

Governor Bradford's

Downtown Center

Governor Bradford's is one of the only pubs open during the winter season, which might be why it's so popular with locals. It's generally an unremarkable,...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Pub

Grotta Bar

Downtown Center

Grotta Bar is definitely a locals-only hang out - in other words please don't spoil the mood with bachelorette parties - but if you're chill, game for anything and a...

  • LGBTQ
  • Bar

Harbor Lounge

Downtown Center

Harbor Lounge is located right on the beachfront with its own pier out over the water. The drinks are the main draw: from house-made blueberry lemonade spiked with...

  • LGBTQ
  • Bar

Nor'East Beer Garden

West End

The Nor'East has all the appeal of a Secret Garden - albeit one that serves quality craft beer and cocktails - and makes for a cool green haven amid the dusty bustle...

  • LGBTQ
  • Bar

Old Colony Tap

Downtown Center

This is one of the only bars in P-town where you're likely to run into fishermen fresh from the boat for their end-of-shift drink, and that's really what makes it so...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Bar

Paramount Nightclub

Downtown Center

The Paramount is The Crown & Anchor's very own nightclub and acts as unofficial host to many of Provincetown's best events, from Women's Week to Fantasia Fair....

  • LGBTQ
  • Nightclub

Porchside Lounge

Provincetown

The Porchside Lounge is a small bar in Gifford House Inn with a quaint fireplace, active pool table and selection of video games. The little Victorian-era porch on...

  • LGBTQ
  • Lounge

Shipwreck Lounge

Downtown Center

Tucked away in the chic Brass Key Guesthouse, the Shipwreck Lounge is clad in burnished wood with a large fireplace and a variety of comfortable seating. The patio...

  • LGBTQ
  • Lounge

The Underground

Downtown Center

Down a skinny little staircase in the middle of a P-town alley, you'll find The Underground, a divey joint with pool tables, ping pong, air hockey and a jukebox full...

  • LGBTQ-friendly
  • Bar

The Vault

Downtown Center

Yet another part of The Crown & Anchor complex, The Vault is a small, dark leather/Levi bar perfect for late-night cruising. There's no cover, vintage porn on...

  • For Men
  • Cruising