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The Boatslip is the location of Provincetown's famous Tea Dance. This iconic hotel is open seasonally and caters mainly to LGBT adults. The pool is usually open to the public daily during the Summer, and is very popular during event weeks.

Venue Classification

S Tier: Purely advertised as a LGBTQ+ bar, cafe, or restaurant.

Venue added: Before 2019, updated: 2024-05-13

Current Events

Tea Dance

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Every afternoon at the stroke of four, the deck of the Boatslip is transformed into Provincetown's biggest outdoor dance party. Hot bodies, good friends and great dance music make this daily afternoon event a must-do for seasoned travelers and first-time visitors alike. Special themed events happen regularly. Resident DJ: DJ Maryalice.

The Boatslip hosts tea dance daily from May to mid-September. From September to early November, tea only happens Friday-Sunday. Tea then stops for the off-season. For more information, see The Boatslip Calendar.

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