As summer turns to fall on Cape Cod, the locals head out in droves to celebrate the cooler weather. As a result, there are a ton of special September Events on Cape Cod. From craft beer fests to 5ks, you’re sure to find something to enjoy in September on the Cape.
Falmouth Harbor Craft Festival – September 3-4, 2022
More than 70 vendors take part in the Rotary’s craft fair, showcasing products including jewelry, art, clothing, baked goods and books. Both days open 9am -4pm. Entertainment will be provided by the Surf Drive Band, Shining Sea Strummers, Turning Point Dance Studio and the Andy Sexton Trio.
Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival – September 6th – 11th
Already in its 17th year, the Martha’s Vineyard International Film Festival is a great way to view a celebrate unique films from around the globe. The festival opens with a spotlight screening of four feature films and ends with the film Official Competition and a closing night party.
You can buy an all-access pass to the festival for $250 or simply purchase tickets to view the films that you are interested in seeing.
Eastham Windmill Weekend – September 9th – 11th
Celebrate the history of Eastham in a weekend-long festival filled with food and local crafts. The celebration also includes a sand art contest, talent show, vehicle show, and road race!
Seaside Le Mans – September 10th
Head over to the Mashpee Commons from 12 to 4 pm on Saturday, September 10th, to the fast-paced Seaside Lemans. The 21st annual formula one style race will feature high-speed fun with tight turns and an exhilarating race. There will also be Music, Food, and a family fun zone.
The event is free to attend, and any proceeds from the race go to:
The Atlantic White Shark Conservancy
Cape Cod Children’s Museum
Cape Cod Healthcare
Cape & Islands Veterans Outreach Center
A Different Drummer Craft Event – September 10-11, 2022
Come browse works of locally made art at the Drummer Boy Field in Brewster. Open Friday and Saturday and Sunday 10am – 4pm.
Edgartown Light Children’s Memorial Service – September 17th
The Edgartown Children’s Memorial has served as a place to remember the children that have passed too soon since 2001. Families can engrave their children’s names on the foundation of the Edgartown Lighthouse in remembrance of them.
Each year the MV Museum organizes a memorial service in honor of the children who are listed on the memorial.
Harwich Cranberry Arts & Music Festival – September 17th & 18th
The Harwich Cranberry Arts & Music Festival is a great opportunity to grab a drink and explore the work of over 100 local vendors. The festival features handmade craft items, live music, and a firework display.Make sure to bring a chair or blanket so you can be comfortable as your wait for the firework display on Saturday night after dark.
Celebrate our Waters: Orleans Pond Coalition – September 16th -18th
In a celebration of nature conservation, the Orleans Pond Coalition is hosting a weekend-long celebration at various locations throughout Cape Cod. Some activities that are part of the celebration include:
Nauset Beach Bonfire
Model Coat Regatta
Yoga on the beach
Cape Cod Canal Day – September 17th
Take a trip over to Buzzards Bay Park to celebrate Cape Cod Canal Day on September 17th from11 am to 6 pm. The event offers live entertainment, a beer & wine garden, a 5k road race, and a cornhole tournament.
Cape Cod Brew Fest – September 24th
Head over to the Cape Cod Fairgrounds for the 10th annual Cape Cod Brew Festival. The festival features over 50 breweries with an emphasis on local microbreweries. Your ticket to the event includes unlimited beer sampling, snacks, and a branded pint glass.
More September Events on Cape Cod
If you aren’t able to make it to one of the many special September events on Cape Cod, don’t worry; there’s still a lot more to explore. Visit one of our favorite nature spots on the Cape or look into one of the many excursions and tours offered. There’s something fun for everyone to experience with September events on Cape Cod.