October 16-23, 2016 Provincetown, Massachusetts
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Congratulations to Jennifer Boylan
The board of directors of Real Life Experiences, Inc. is proud to announce that the 2016 Virginia Prince Transgender Pioneer Award will be presented to Jennifer Finney Boylan. Presentations will take place in October in Provincetown.
Congratulations Jenny and thank you for your many years of service to the community!
2015 Superlatives

Congratulations go out the Temperance DuWitt, Karen Marie J., and Mary Beth Cooper. Temperance was recognized as Ms. Congeniality, Karen Marie for Ms. Most Helpful, and Mary Beth as Ms. Fantasia Fair 2015!
$5,100 Raised for AIDS Memorial
As a result of the generosity of Fair attendees and audience members at the Fantasia Fair Follies, we have been able to make a generous donation of $5,100 for the Provincetown AIDS Memorial Fund.


Come join us in Provincetown,
October 16 through October 23, 2016

Fantasia Fair is a week-long transgender event held every October in the LGBT resort town of Provincetown, Massachusetts. Part conference, part social gathering, the Fair is a “full immersion” experience, meaning that attendees can and usually do spend an entire week 24/7 presenting their gender as they wish.

Started in 1975, “Fan Fair” is the oldest and longest-running event of it's kind. Every year the Fair grows in its scope, character, and assistance to the gender explorer. Fantasia Fair continues to be the leading annual program promoting a gender-variant individual's ability to thrive in real-life situations.

Each and every day of the Fair offers activities and events to help you and entertain you. There are workshops in the morning and afternoon, a Keynote speaker following lunch, and special events each evening. You'll learn from community leaders, helping professionals, and your peers in formal and informal situations. You will be fascinated by the topics, which range from gender theory to hair removal to wig care to speaking in a feminine voice... Couples find support, friendship and caring, and enjoy the opportunity to participate in workshops that explore and recognize the ups and downs of a relationship with a transgender partner.

In addition to lunches that are provided each day in some of Cape Cod's best restaurants, there are two formal banquets, a fashion show, a cabaret/talent show, receptions and special events — all to entertain you while helping to develop the whole individual.

Fantasia Fair is unique amongst transgender events as it takes place in beautiful Provincetown - a wonderfully accepting community where anyone can mingle in the streets in friendship, safety, and acceptance. Yes, you really are welcome and free in all of Provincetown, and, yes, you will make friends at Fantasia Fair that you will keep forever.

Scholarship Applications Now Being Accepted

ach year, several scholarships are awarded. Full scholarship include free registration to the Fair, including all seminars, workshops, events, daily lunches, and room accommodations for seven nights.

The deadline to submit an application is July 15. For details concerning these scholarships or to download an application, see our Scholarships page.

Workshop Proposals Now Being Accepted

If you have an idea for a workshop, the Fair organizers would like know. If you have a workshop that you would like to present, we encourage you to submit a workshop proposal. Workshop proposal forms are available online or by contacting Brian Hanechak at


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