If you’ve never been to the annual Cape Cod St. Patrick’s Day Parade, you’re missing one of the Cape’s favorite reasons to go green. For the 10th year in a row, the parade steps up the winter season with a celebration of Irish food, music, and dance. May the road rise to meet you:
A lot of my clients get hung up on favor ideas, so I thought I would share with you some ideas that I typically share with my clients. Now there are a ton more ideas out there that you can definitely consider, but the following suggestions are ones that I know have gone over well at weddings.
They are the largest and some of the rarest mammals on the planet. They are the beautiful North Atlantic Right Whales and they are back to captivate locals and visitors to Cape Cod alike.
Uncrowded restaurants, cozy inns with crackling fireplaces, serene beaches for quiet walks.
The winter is a great time to come to Cape Cod. And what better weekend than Valentine’s Day or even President’s Day Weekend to make the trip! Throughout the Cape, there are special events and special prices for holiday weekends, even in winter.
Love is (quite literally) in the air.
There is rumor that not much is happening on Cape Cod in the winter. Don’t believe it! There are a wide range of activities, particularly cultural ones, that go on during the low season—a treat for the region’s approximately 215,000 year-rounders.
It is now 2015. It is January. It is the dead of winter. There can only be one thing on the mind of most Cape Codders. That one thing has to be running a race outside on the beach at Sandy Neck.
In a place like Cape Cod where beautiful scenery is the norm, there are some areas which take it to the next level. There are some places that absolutely need to be seen, whether one is a visitor or a life-long resident. One such route is the marvelous Shore Road in the quaint fishing village of Chatham.
New Year’s Eve on Cape Cod is far from another sleepy winter night. There are two large First Night events—in Chatham and Sandwich—and numerous restaurants from one end of the Cape to the other offering special meals, Champagne toasts and entertainment.
First Night Chatham
First Night Chatham is the granddaddy of Cape Cod New Year’s events.
This may be the dark season, the time of the shortest days. But this is also the time of year that the Cape is lit up like no other time.