Whether your traveling tendencies leave you inclined to head towards beaches, lighthouses, quaint villages or savory seafood shacks, Cape Cod is an ideal place to find yourself any time of year. With its undeniable natural beauty, small-town feel and pristine stretches of sandy coastline, it’s an east coast destination that’s hard to resist. Labor Day weekend is one of the most popular times to head to Cape Cod with good reason. With so many fun events and activities combined with the area’s already exciting atmosphere, it’s a wonderful way to celebrate a time of year that asks hard-working individuals everywhere to take some time to simply…enjoy. Here are a few of the Labor Day on Cape Cod highlights you won’t want to miss out on while you’re here.

The Great Provincetown Schooner Regatta

This four-day race on the waves kicks off on Labor Day and is hosted annually by the Provincetown Yacht Club in association with the Provincetown Public Pier Corporation. While participation is great, you don’t have to be a sailing enthusiast to enjoy the spectacular sights of these vessels taking to the waves. Take some time to honor the grandeur and glory of maritime history by watching these schooners set sail when you’re on Cape Cod for Labor Day in New England.

Cape Cod 5K

Those who prefer to run their way through holiday weekends will be thrilled at the opportunity to sign up for a spot in the annual Cape Cod 5K over Labor Day in New England weekend. This yearly event begins at 10:30 am with a starting point set at Jail House Tavern in Orleans. Following a scenic route, participants will have the chance to push their athletic skills to the limits as they race for the best time. Runners will feel great knowing that proceeds are directed towards benefiting the Cape Cod Children’s Cove.

Labor Day Arts and Crafts Festival

Visitors with a knack for crafts will want to make their way towards Hyannis to enjoy the Labor Day Arts and Crafts Festival that will be in full swing. Feel free to browse a variety of stands displaying hand-crafted goods, sculptures, paintings, specialty food and much more! This family-friendly event can be found at 367 Main Street for convenient access and parking options.

Book a Beautiful Stay During Labor Day on Cape Cod

No matter where your Labor Day adventures take you, when you’re traveling to Cape Cod, the team at New England Vacation Rentals is here to help make sure your accommodations are taken care of. Let us match you with a property that brings the luxury, comfort, and quality you deserve. Contact us today to begin planning your trip!