Cars at a local car show, one of the numerous Cape Cod summer events.

Visit Memorable Cape Cod Summer Events & Festivals

Summer is the perfect time to pack your bags and head out on vacation. However, deciding when to book your stay at Lighthouse Inn can be tricky. While there’s no bad time to visit our beachfront resort, a great option is to time your visit to coincide with Cape Cod summer events and festivals. These local happenings are the perfect addition to any itinerary, and there’s no shortage of things to check out.

A Guide to Popular Cape Cod Events

Cape Cod’s calendar of events is filled with endless summer fun. With so many options to choose from, we’ve compiled a list of our favorite events and festivals that are close to our West Dennis property.

  1. Grab a blanket and make your way to Mike Stacy Park for an outdoor concert. The free weekly event takes place Tuesdays through August from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on the Dennis Port Village Green.
  2. Another popular free music event is the Summer Concert Series at Dennis Village Green. Concerts are held on Mondays from 7 to 8 p.m. through mid-August.
  3. The Cape Cod Classics Car Club hosts several events throughout the summer, including Saturday Night Cruise-In and Cars Under The Stars. One of the most popular events is the Blast From the Past Car Show in August.
  4. See what shows are taking place at The Cape Playhouse during your stay. The local theater, often called the “Place Where Broadway Goes to Summer,” has a lineup of incredible musicals and other performances.
  5. Say goodbye to summer with the annual Fireworks and Beach Party at West Dennis Beach. The free event starts at 6 p.m. with a fireworks display around 8:30 p.m. Enjoy live music and s’mores. If you’d rather take in the show without the crowds, head to our beach! The colorful display can be seen right from our shoreline.

Reserve Your Cape Cod Home Base

Chairs at a Cape Cod resort to watch fireworks from, one of the most popular summer events.Now’s the perfect time to reserve your summer getaway to Lighthouse Inn. Our Cape Cod resort is the ideal place to call home for anyone looking to check out local summer events, spend time at local beaches, and more.

Whether looking to give glamping a try by staying in one of our cottages or would prefer to stay in a more traditional hotel room, we have it all. Our variety of accommodations allows us to host everyone from solo travelers to family reunions. Learn more about our Cape Cod lodging and resort amenities by emailing or calling 508-398-2244.