The Town of Barnstable has awarded a total of $12,000 in Tourism Mini-Grants to 22 local civic and non-profit organizations that are producing and promoting events this upcoming year in Barnstable.


The Tourism Mini-Grant Program is designed to assist the town’s seven villages in supporting events and festivals that draw visitors to the Town of Barnstable. The program is funded through a portion of the Town’s rooms tax revenues.


The following organizations received grant funding:

  • Barnstable Land Trust (BLT’s Climate Month events)
  • Barnstable Village Association (Summer Concert Series)
  • Below the Belt Women’s Cancer Outreach (Spectacle of Trees in Hyannis)
  • Cape Cod Art Center (Hydrangea Festival in Barnstable)
  • Cape Cod Challenger Club (Run into Summer 5K in Osterville)
  • Cape Cod Maritime Museum (History on Tap in Hyannis)
  • Centerville Civic Association (Centerville Christmas Stroll)
  • Centerville Public Library (Centerville Old Home Week)
  • Cotuit Library Association (Cotuit Library Summer Patio Series)
  • Cotuit-Santuit Civic Association (4th of July Parade)
  • Greater Hyannis Civic Association (Santa’s Boat Parade)
  • Hyannis Film Festival (Hyannis Film Festival Fall programming)
  • Hyannis Public library (Library promotion)
  • Independence House (International Festival in Hyannis)
  • JFK Hyannis Museum (Kennedy Legacy Trail)
  • JT’s Chronicles (2024 Summer of Positivity in Hyannis)
  • Love Live Local (Love Local Festivals in Hyannis)
  • Osterville Business & Professional Association (Annual Osterville Village Guide)
  • Osterville Village Library (Experience Osterville Guide)
  • Tales of Cape Cod (Historic Lecture Series in Barnstable)
  • The Cordial Eye Gallery (The Arts & Justice Festival in Hyannis)
  • West Barnstable Village Festival

Kyle Pedicini, Community & Economic Development Planner