Friday, August 30, 2019
The 35th annual Gloucester Schooner Festival In the harbor and nearby waters of America’s oldest seaport vessels will be arriving in Gloucester throughout the day today.
From 5 to 7:30 tonight the I4C2 Schooner dock will be open to the public for viewing, it’s on Rogers Street (Route 127) between Building Center and the The Gloucester House. Starting at 6 PM there will be a block party downtown on Main Street. Maritime Gloucester Heritage Day begins Saturday at 10 AM, with live entertainment on Stacy Boulevard from 5 PM to 10 PM both before and after the Parade of Lights and Fireworks. Look for the Boat Parade of Lights beginning at 7 PM. A must see on Sunday is the Parade of Sail on Sunday morning from 10:30 to Noon. The Mayor’s Race for the Esperanto Cup, Columbia Trophy, Ned Cameron Trophy; and Betty Ramsey Trophy takes place at 1 PM.