Friday, August 30, 2019

35th annual Gloucester Schooner Festival

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.