Category: Festival of Sail

The Annual Hereford Inlet Lighthouse Maritime Festival

Date: June 20th & 21st, 2015 Location: North Wildwood, New Jersey. In program: A celebration of New Jersey’s rich maritime history in addition to boat displays and lighthouse tours musicians and authors will be on hand to share tales of the sea, pirates will wander the gardens around the lighthouse and there will be crafts and great food […]

Festival of Sail San Diego

Date: Friday September 4 thru Monday September 7, 2015 Location:  downtown area of San Diego on North Harbor Dr. In program:  live entertainment, kid’s activities, food booths, Tall Ship tours, craft and business showcases, stationary historic vessel displays, beer garden and cannon gun battle sails . More than twenty tall ships and other fascinating vessels from […]

2015 Eastend Maritime Festival NY

Date: September 25-27, 2015 Location: The Eastend Seaport Museum, Greenpoint, NY In program:  Classic boats on display, free admission to the Seaport Museum, dozens of vendors, great food and drink, street entertainment and more. Free Admission. To learn more click here

22nd Annual Cape Cod Maritime Days

Date:  May 1-31 2015 In program: The month-long event will include a variety of Cape-wide maritime-themed activities, including guided kayak excursions, lighthouse & walking tours, nautical art exhibits, the 19th Annual Cape Cod Martime History Symposium at the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History. To learn more please click here

The Annual Tacoma Maritime Festival

Date: September 20 & 21, 2014 from 10am – 5pm. Location: Thea’s Park and the Foss Waterway Seaport – Tacoma, Washington. In program: A celebration of the working waterfront. Free harbor tours, historical boat exhibitions including pirate ships , dozens of street performers, great food and the best local beer are the highlights of this festival that celebrates the […]

38th Annual Wooden Boat Festival

Date: September 5-7, 2014 Location: Port Townsend, Washington . In program: The Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival is largest annual gathering of wooden boats in the world, with over 300 boats on display for the course of the Festival including  kayaks and Native canoes, double-ended cutters, tall ships, classic powerboats, working vessels, one-of-a-kind designs, row boats and […]

Port Washington Maritime Heritage Festival

Date: August 15-17, 2014 Location: Port Washington, Wisconsin In program: A festival that celebrates the long maritime heritage of the area with three majestic tall ships on display, historical lessons and activities for all the family, harbor tours, an artisans’ market, two musical stages, a food court, evening fireworks displays and lots of fun kids activities, […]

Lake Champlain, Vermont Maritime Festival

Date: August 7 -10 , 2014 Location: Burlington’s Lake Champlain Waterfront Park – 220 Lake Street, Burlington, Vermont In program:  This three day maritime festival offers the chance to see dozens of boats – from antique sailboats to brand new concept craft – and get hands on with many of them while also enjoying a weekend of live entertainment, […]

The Salem Maritime Festival

Date: Saturday, August 2nd, 2014 , 10am- 4:00pm Location: Historic Salem, Massachusetts In program:  The festival is a celebration of centuries of maritime history in the area. Free harbor cruises on historic schooners, boat exhibits, live music, free hayrides around Salem, children’s crafts and face-painting, fine food and drink and a tide pool exhibit are just […]