Beyond the 4th Cape Cod July Events Guide

Just because the 4th of July has come and gone does not mean that there are not other great events happening on the Cape.  From farmer’s markets to summer traditions, Cape Cod has plenty to offer in July.


Visit a Farmers Market

Days vary based on Town

Cape Cod hosts many farmers markets throughout the summer months. The Five listed below are an excellent source for local produce, most of which is organic.  All the markets have friendly vendors and a very relaxed atmosphere. The selection of produce and farm products changes from week to week, so you never know what goodies you might find!

Lower Cape Farmers Markets by day of the Week
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Brewster Truro Chatham Wellfleet Harwich Orleans &

Brewster Farmers Market
June 25th to September 24th  on Sundays 9:00am-1:00 pm
51 Drummer Boy Road, Windmill Village, Brewster, 02631

Chatham Farmers Market
May to October on Tuesdays 3:00-6:30 pm
1652 Main St, Chatham, MA 02633

Harwich Farmers Market
Mid-June until October, Thursdays 3:00-6:00 pm
Harwich Historical Society
80 Parallel Street, Harwich, MA 02645

Orleans Farmers Market
The Orleans Farmers Market is one of Cape Cod’s most established markets. With over 30 vendors it has a wide selection of vegetables, plants, honey, lobsters, bread, flowers, soaps, and other local products.
Saturdays from May 13th until late November – 8am-Noon
21 Old Colony Way, Orleans 508-237-9492

Provincetown Farmers Market

Shopper will find organic vegetables, fresh blueberries, artisan food items, olive oil, fresh fruit and so much more.

Saturdays from May 13th until November 18th  – 11am-4 pm
Commercial Street & Ryder Street, across from Town Hall

Truro Farmers Market 
The Truro Farmers Market offers fresh-picked fruits and vegetables, eggs, humanely-raised pork, beef, lamb and poultry, bread and baked treats, chai tea, coffee, plants, lobsters, wine, mushrooms, and flowers. Unique to Truro’s market is its strong educational mission, and feature products exclusively grown, harvested or made on Cape Cod. This dedication to locally sourced products and education is an element that sets the Truro Farmers Market apart from other Cape Cod farmers markets.
June 12th to August 28th – Mondays from 8am-12pm
Veteran’s Park, 7 Truro Center Rd, Truro MA, 02666

Wellfleet Farmers Market
A newer that has grown rapidly since it was launched. Enjoy shopping for fruits, vegetables, coffee, baked goods & live music.
Wednesdays, May 17th through October 11, 2017, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM,
Wellfleet Preservation Hall, 355 Main St., Wellfleet MA


HydrangeaCape Cod Hydrangea Festival
   July 8 – 17, 2017

Daily guided tours of public and private gardens featuring hydrangeas as well as gardening workshops, and artists demonstrations. Events are held from Provincetown to Sandwich.



Demolition derbyBarnstable County Fair
Monday, July 17th –
Sunday, July 23rd, 2017

The Barnstable County Fair is one of the highlights of summer on Cape Cod.  From a demolition derby, to live music, to carnival rides, games and more.  The fair has something for just about everyone.  Click here to see the fair’s daily schedule.

Barnstable County Fairgrounds,
1220 Nathan Ellis Hwy, East Falmouth, MA 02536


baseballCape Cod Baseball League
June 10th-August 12th

The Cape League is one of Cape Cod’s unique summer attraction. The Cape League is widely regarded as the premier amateur baseball league in the country since it was founded in 1885. There are scouts for MLB teams at every game. The games are held Cape-wide with fields in Orleans, Chatham, Harwich, Brewster, Yarmouth, Hyannis, Cotuit, Falmouth, Bourne and Warham. Extremely family friendly and admission to regular games is free. The Cape League’s All-Star game is on July 22nd.  Click here for the schedule of games.

Field Locations:

Brewster Whitecaps Stony Brook Elementary
School 384 Underpass Rd., Brewster, MA 02631
Cotuit Kettleers Lowell Park
10 Lowell Avenue, Cotuit, MA
Hyannis Harbor Hawks Pope John Paul II High School
195 High School Road, Hyannis, MA 02601
Bourne Braves Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical School
220 Sandwich Road, Bourne, MA 02532
Chatham Anglers Veteran’s Field
750 Main Street, Chatham, MA 02633
Falmouth Commodores Fuller Field
780 Main Street, Falmouth, MA 02540
Harwich Mariners Harwich High School:
105 Oak Street, Harwich MA 02645
Orleans Firebirds Eldredge Park:
84 Rt. 28, Orleans, MA 02653
Wareham Gatemen Wareham Middle School:
55 Viking Drive, Wareham, MA 02571
Y-D Red Sox Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School
180 Station Ave, Yarmouth MA 02664

Cape League All-Star Game

Saturday, July 22, 2017, 2:00 PM

The Cape League All-Star Game is the highlight of the Cape League’s season.  Here the best of the talent the league has is on full display, and you will see some of tomorrow’s baseball stars today! Unlike the MLB All-Star game, these players will play hard, as there is always a large contingent of scouts in attendance as well.  Tickets are $5.

July 22rd, 2017
Veterans Field, Chatham
750 Main Street, Chatham, MA 02633


Golfing on Cape Cod

Captains Golf Course

1000 Freeman’s Way
Brewster, MA 02631
(508) 896-1716

Two18-hole Bent grass courses. Built in 1985 / 1999. Due to the Seasonal Resort climate of the Cape Cod area, greens fees will vary depending on the time of day, week and year. Call the facility for the most current fees and restrictions. This course features tree-lined fairways and slightly-sloped greens that are well bunkered. Each hole is named after a sea captain.

Cranberry Valley Golf Course

183 Oak Street
Harwich, MA 02645
(508) 430-5234

18-Hole Championship Golf Course owned and operated by the Town of Harwich. A Cornish and Robinson gem offering a wide variety of well-designed holes to challenge players of every ability. Large practice facility, including a putting green, and two chipping/pitching greens, as well as practice bunkers. Full-service restaurant. A host of multiple state and national golf tournament qualifiers and championships. Private lessons and clinics.

Highland Links

10 Highland Light Road
Truro, MA 02666
(508) 487-9201

Founded in 1892, Highland Links Golf Course has celebrated over a century of golf. More significant than its age is Highland’s heritage. Deep natural rough, Scotch broom, heath, non-irrigated open fairways, and spectacular ocean views keep the course a genuine links, as close to the Scottish tradition found anywhere in the eastern United States.

Chequessett Yacht & Country Club

680 Chequessett Neck Road
Wellfleet, MA 02667
(508) 349-3704

CYCC is a semi-private country club located in the fishing village of Wellfleet, Massachusetts, on picturesque Cape Cod. Our 9-hole golf course has two sets of tees for 18 hole play with fabulous views of Wellfleet Harbor. The golf course boasts numerous water hazards, small undulating greens and is well bunkered making it a unique Cape Cod experience!

The Mansion at Ocean Edge Resort and Golf Club

2907 Main St.
Brewster, MA 02631
(508) 896-9000

A seaside retreat with 429 acres to satisfy your every whim with a historic Mansion overlooking Cape Cod Bay. Our beachside accommodations, the Presidential Bay Collection and Mansion Wing Guest Rooms, offer a bounty of amenities just footsteps from your room. As guests of The Mansion at Ocean Edge Resort, you will enjoy exclusive access to our private warm water beach and Beach Bar with legendary sunsets overlooking Cape Cod Bay. Enjoy three outdoor and two indoor pools, a tennis complex, and fitness studio.