Kids on side of street watching parade, Brewster in Bloom
Brewster in Bloom Parade

The Brewster in Bloom celebrations mark the arrival of spring on Cape Cod, a time when our community comes together in joy and anticipation. From May 3-5, join us in celebrating throughout the town of Brewster with a parade, road race, craft show, and more! This festival, a tradition that started 38 years ago, is a testament to our community spirit and our shared excitement for the spring season!

Brewster in Bloom Brewster Band Spring Concert

Friday, May 3, 7 p.m.
Be part of the community spirit that kicks off the Brewster in Bloom weekend with a spring concert. This free performance at the Brewster Baptist Church is not just a concert, it’s a celebration of our shared love for music and community. Remember, your donations will support future free concerts, including our beloved Sunday summer performances at Drummer Boy Park, and help us continue to bring the community together through music.

Cape Cod 5 Bloom Run

Saturday, May 4, 10 a.m.
Participate in this fun 5K run, starting at the iconic Brewster Inn & Woodshed on 6A, and enjoy free chili as a reward for your efforts! There is a cost to participate; you can find all the details about the run here. 100% of the profits from this race go towards the Bob Redd Scholarship, supporting local high school students. Your participation is not just fun—it also makes a difference in our community.

Brewster in Bloom Fine Arts & Crafts Show

Saturday & Sunday, May 4 & 5, Sat. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Check out local crafters and artisans’ wares at the “Bay Property,” formerly the Cape Cod Sea Camps, on 6A. There is a cost to park ($5), but there is no charge for admission.

Brewster in Bloom Parade

Sunday, May 5, 1 p.m.
Get ready for a hokey hometown parade that’s sure to bring a smile to your face! The parade route starts at the Eddy School and meanders down 6A until ending near Swamp Road. Don’t forget to bring a bag to collect candy and giveaways, and wear your daffodil yellow to celebrate! This year’s theme, “Enchantment Under the Sea,” promises to be a whimsical delight.

Other fun happenings in Brewster that weekend

  • The Stony Brook Grist Mill will be open and the water wheel will be turning. Also, fresh ground cornmeal will be for sale on May 4 from 10-2 p.m. For more information about the herring runs on Cape Cod, check out this post.
  • The Brewster Historical Society offers free guided tours of the 1795 Higgins Farm Windmill on May 4, 12-3 p.m.
  • JT’s Restaurant offers free chowder tasting on May 4 from 1-3 p.m.
  • Erica Tso Haidas presents “Asian Americans and the Fight for Racial Justice,” part of the Meeting House Speaker Series, at First Parish Brewster on May 5 at 3 p.m.


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