After a fun filled day on the beach it is time to wash the salt out of your hair and check out the Cape Cod nightlife. Cape Cod is filled with local color and fun as long as you know where to find your scene! Whether you are looking for an open mic night, live local bands or a DJ to get the party started, Cape Cod is the place to be! Here is our list of where to find the Cape Cod nightlife by town.
Address: 1993 Main Street (Route 6A), Brewster
Phone: (508) 896-7771
Often referred to as the “friendly bar,” the Woodshed is a popular spot for locals and visitors alike during the busy summer season. Check out their live local entertainment throughout the summer months starting nightly at 9:30 in the evening.
The Chatham Squire
Address: 487 Main Street, Chatham
Phone: (508) 945-0945
The Chatham Squire has been known as the place “where friends get together” for over 50 years now with no sign of slowing down. On hot summer nights, you could find a line that wraps around the building filled with locals and visitors waiting to get in to check out the live music and fun atmosphere.
Harvest Wine Gallery Bar
Address: 776 Main Street (Route 6A), Dennis
Phone: (508) 385-2444
The Harvest Wine Gallery Bar has music for everyone every night that they are open, throughout the season! The bar is stocked with friendly and knowledgeable staff as well as high quality wines, beers and cocktails. Follow them on Instagram, where they update the weekly lineup and special menu items.
Cleat and Anchor
Address: 243 Lower County Road, Dennis Port
Phone: (508) 258-0175
The Cleat and Anchor is open seven days a week year round offering an impressive beer menu and tavern style dining menu. Entertainment options include open mic nights, music bingo and a variety of local talent performing inside or on the patio.
Lanyard Bar and Grill
Address: 429 Route 28, Harwich Port
Phone: (508) 430-0404
The Lanyard Bar and Grill has entertainment regularly and posts who you can expect to see playing, along with their nightly specials on their Facebook and Instagram pages. The Lanyard is family friendly or a great spot to take in some live local music with friends.
Address: 600 Route 28, Harwich
Phone: (508) 430-0407
Ember has nightly entertainment throughout the season from 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm. Try one of their coal fire pizzas and enjoy live entertainment around their outdoor fire pits located conveniently in the center of town. Get there early on Wednesday nights so you can check out Music in the Port, a music stroll that takes place right outside of Ember. Check out our blog, “Cape Cod Band Concerts and Music Strolls” for more information.
The Land Ho
Address: 38 Main Street, Orleans
Phone: (508) 255-5156
The Land Ho Orleans is known for its lively, yet intimate charm and its close tie to the community. The live music lineup and karaoke schedule for the Land Ho can be found on their Facebook page, which is updated regularly.
The Barley Neck Inn
Address: 5 Beach Road, Orleans
Phone: (508) 255-0212
The Barley Neck Inn is a popular Orleans destination not only for their live entertainment over the weekends, but also their dinner menu! Reservations are encouraged, which can be made online. The Barley Neck Inn is the perfect way to end your beach day, as it is conveniently located down the road from Nauset Beach.
The Lost Dog Pub Orleans
Address: 63 Route 6A, Orleans
Phone: (508) 240-3647
The Lost Dog Pub in Orleans has live entertainment every weekend during the summer season. Try the traditional pub style food that is served all day, or the appetizers and pizza that is served until midnight while taking in some live or DJ music.
The Boatslip Resort and Beach Club
Address: 161 Commercial Street, Provincetown
Phone: (508) 487-1669
The Boatslip Resort and Beach Club is an iconic and world renowned summer destination place for the LGBTQ community. Check out the famous Tea Dance, which is a huge daily themed outdoor dance party.
The Crown and Anchor
Address: 247 Commercial Street, Provincetown
Phone: (508) 487-1430
After a night at the Crown and Achor in Provincetown you will understand why they say, “only at the crown!” The Crown and Anchor has a total of 7 gay bars in Provincetown which hosts a variety of entertainment to choose from nightly.
Address: Downtown Provincetown
Commercial Street in Provincetown has something for everyone, which you will discover just by walking down the street. There are street musicians on every block during the summer months, and a variety of acts in just about every bar and restaurant. Take a walk down Commercial Street and let your ear be your guide.
Address: 1120 Cahoon Hollow Road, Wellfleet
Phone: (508) 349-6055
The Beachcomber in Wellfleet is located right on the beach in Wellfleet with live entertainment almost nightly throughout the summer season! Catch acts, such as G Love and the Parkington Sisters, along with other local bands at the Beachcomber, a summer tradition for locals and visitors alike.
The Well Tavern & Kitchen
Address: 70 Main Street, Wellfleet
Phone: (508) 214-0038
Open year round, the Well Tavern and Kitchen has a one of a kind feel when you enter, but when the music starts the place comes alive. A variety of local live entertainers play at the Well Tavern & Kitchen, and their entertainment calendar is updated regularly on their website.
Cape Cod Nightlife
The Cape Cod Nightlife Before you head out to kick up your heals, check out one of “Cape Cod Waterfront Restaurants.” Looking for a sweet treat while you’re out checking out the Cape Cod nightlife? We have a list of “Cape Cod Ice Cream Shops by Town” to satisfy your sweet tooth!