5 Holiday Happenings on Cape Cod

The holidays are a great time to visit Cape Cod. Whether you are new to the Cape or familiar, you are sure to find joy in the quiet surroundings and classic New England charm. You might be asking yourself: What will I do if I can’t go to the beach? Our answer: Plenty! Here are some of our favorite upcoming Cape Cod holiday happenings.


1. Gardens Aglow 

November 23rd – December 30th

Take a stroll around Heritage Gardens in Sandwich to admire the festive lights and holiday décor. Visitors can expect carolers, marshmallow roasting, a vintage carousel, ice carvings, and live performances. This Cape Cod favorite is sure to inspire lots of holiday spirit!


2. Holidays at Highfield

December 1st

Delight all your senses at Highfield Hall and Gardens with holiday music, food, and elegantly arranged décor inspired by nature. You’ll love admiring the international crèche collection, beautiful grounds, and model trains!


3. Annual Yarmouth Port Christmas Stroll 

December 2nd

Celebrate the holiday season with us here in Yarmouth Port! Businesses along 6A will open their doors and invite visitors to enjoy holiday treats and décor. Here at the Inn at Yarmouth Port, we will be conducting a Christmas carol sing along. You can expect plenty of freshly baked cookies and warm company! The day will end with a tree lighting ceremony on the Village Green.


4. Hope for the Holidays at Cotuit Center for the Arts 

December 6th– December 30th

Enjoy some holiday entertainment at Cotuit Center for the Arts. Hope for the Holidays takes place in 1962 on the set of TV hostess Hope Henderson’s holiday special. Join Hope and her guest stars as they bring lots of holiday cheer.


5. First Night Chatham 

December 31st

Ring in the New Year at First Night in Chatham. Enjoy entertainment, food, and a midnight fireworks display!

Stay with us!

white house with snow on the ground

We are welcoming guests throughout the holidays and would love to help create a wonderful experience for you. Whether you’d like to plan a relaxing holiday getaway or ring in the New Year, the quiet charm of winter on Cape Cod can’t be beat!

Holiday Specials at the Inn at Yarmouth Port