When:
Friday, Jun 16, 2017 12:00p -
Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 10:00p

Where:
Boston Harbor
Various locations
Boston, MA 02110

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Admission:
$Varies

Categories:
Date Idea, Festivals & Fairs

Event website:
http://www.sailboston.com/

Bostonians welcome crews and cadets from all over the world to their harbor on a continual basis as part of the Visiting Ship Program and are gearing up to greet the return of the Tall Ship fleet for Sail Boston 2017. The festivities begin with Friday's opening ceremonies, followed by the showcase event of the festival, the Grand Parade of Sail through the harbor on Saturday. Ships will be open for public boarding from Saturday afternoon through Wednesday night, and ships will depart Boston Thursday morning.


Full schedule of events:


Opening Ceremony | Friday, June 16 12pm | Boston Harbor Hotel Rotunda


With Boston Harbor and the Boston fireboat ceremonially spraying water as a backdrop, the Opening Ceremony will kick-off Sail Boston 2017. There will be a ceremonial welcome with a speaking program to follow which will include a Blessing of the Sails and a presentation of the flags from each country.


Grand Parade of Sail | Saturday, June 17 9:00am – 3:00pm | Boston Harbor


The Grand Parade of Sail will highlight the day’s activities as vessels parade in flotillas from Broad Sound into the main channel of Boston Harbor, along the Boston waterfront, turning at Charlestown, before proceeding to their assigned berthing areas.


Sail Boston Festivals | Saturday, June 17 – Wednesday, June 21 | 10:00am – 10:00pm | Boston Fish Pier and Charlestown Navy Yard


Come see the Tall Ships and enjoy music, entertainment and food for purchase.


Public Boarding of Ships | Saturday, June 17 4:00 – 10:00pm, Sunday, June 18 – Wednesday, June 21 10:00am – 10:00pm | Boston Fish Pier, World Trade Center, Fan Pier and Charlestown Navy Yard


Following the Parade of Sail on Saturday, June 17, the Tall Ships will be berthed at various piers for the public to view and board. Boarding times will be posted closer to the event and may vary at the Captain’s discretion.


Tall Ships Harbor Tour | Sunday, June 18 - Wednesday, June 21 | Boston Harbor
http://bit.ly/2rkcB2T

Get an up-close view of historic tall ships and military vessels from all over the world in port for the celebration of Sail Boston. On this 90-minute narrated harbor tour from Massachusetts Bay Lines, you'll cruise alongside some of the world's most beautiful ships as they make their way through Boston Harbor, including Cisne Branco from Brazil, Gloria from Columbia, Ecuador's Guayas, Indonesia's Dawaruci, and the U.S. Coast Guard's Eagle, as well as arriving Naval vessels. Light snacks and beverages will be available for purchase during the cruise.


Sail Boston Worship Service | Sunday, June 18 10:00 – 10:30am | Chapel of Our Lady of Good Voyage


Ecumenical service for the general public, cadets, crew and guests associated with Sail Boston.


Massachusetts Fallen Heroes Memorial Wreath Laying | Sunday, June 18 11:00am | Massachusetts Fallen Heroes Memorial


The U.S. Navy and the U.S. Marine Corps accompanied by Naval forces from Canada, Chile, Ecuador and Peru will lay wreathes in honor of the men and women from Massachusetts who served in Iraq and Afghanistan and gave their lives for our nation.


Crew & Cadet Street Parade (Presented by Downtown Boston BID) | Monday, June 19 12:00 – 2:00pm | Seaport Boulevard to Downtown Crossing


The Crew & Cadet Street Parade presented by Downtown Boston BID is an opportunity to celebrate Sail Boston 2017 and to welcome crew, cadets and guests from around the world. Marching bands and cadets from the visiting ships will parade from Seaport Boulevard to Downtown Crossing.


Crew and Cadet Soccer Tournament | Tuesday, June 20 10:00am – 2:30pm | Moakley Park


Crews and cadets of the Tall Ships will participate in a friendly competition in a soccer tournament at Moakley Park. We welcome you to come cheer on the competing crews from the sidelines!


Sunset Salute | Tuesday, June 20 7:00 – 9:00pm | Charlestown Navy Yard


Come see the Tall Ships and enjoy a night of musical and military entertainment.


Tug of War | Wednesday, June 21 12pm | South Boston Maritime Park


Good old fashioned game of tug of war.


Sunset Salute | Wednesday, June 21 7:00 – 9:00pm | Fan Pier


Come see the Tall Ships and enjoy a night of musical and military entertainment.


Tall Ships Depart | Thursday morning, June 22 | Boston Harbor


The Tall Ships depart Boston Harbor. The majority of the Tall Ships will continue on the next leg of the Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta to Canada.

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