Community Events

As part of our commitment to the residents of Falmouth, the Falmouth Police Department hosts a number of events throughout the year designed to educate, benefit and support those that we serve.

Events include the Citizens Police Academy, Police Open House, and National Night Out just to name a few.

Information about upcoming events will be posted on our website as details become available so that you can plan to attend and participate in these great events.

Falmouth Police Honor Guard Parade Event
The Falmouth Police Department Memorial Service honors those who have died in the line of duty while serving as a Falmouth Police Officer.View more details about the FPD Memorial
Voted one of the 10 best fireworks displays in the country by Travel and Leisure Magazine! Held each year at the Falmouth Heights beach, this is a classic Cape Cod summer event.View details
The Falmouth Village Association’s annual Falmouth Village Professional Arts & Crafts Street Fair takes place along Main Street and features more than 200 crafters and artists.Visit the FVA Calendar
The Barnstable County Agricultural Society held its first fair, consisting primarily of livestock and handcraft exhibits, in October of 1844. Today the fair features carnival rides, midway games, a petting zoo, arts & crafts, musical performances, horse shows, a demolition derby, and more!View details
FPD hosts its National Night Out (nationwide community crime watch event) on the first Tuesday in August, 6pm-9pm. The event includes tours of the police station, activities for children including face painting, and a “Dunk-a-Cop” dunk tank, K-9 demonstrations, and more.View details
The Falmouth Road Race is an annual 7.1-mile seaside road race that starts in the village of Woods Hole and finishes at Falmouth Heights Beach.View details
The Falmouth Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Christmas Parade steps off at noontime at the intersection of Davis Straits and Dillingham Avenue. It proceeds down Davis Straits, along Main Street, and ends at the Village Green. The parade will feature theme decorated floats, marching bands, live animals, costumed characters, and Santa Claus!Visit the Chamber's Calendar
Academy dates to be announced
A 10 week program during which participants learn about the daily operations of the police department, such as patrol functions, detective operations, E911 communication and dispatch, Special Response Team operations, and more. Students will have the opportunity to accompany a police officer on a ride along for a portion of a patrol shift.Learn more