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Greenport Maritime Festival

September 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

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greenport maritime festival 2Sea lovers, fun seekers, shoppers, and history buffs will all enjoy the 25th Annual Greenport Maritime Festival on Friday, September 25 through Sunday, September 27.

Hosted by the East End Seaport Museum and Marine

Foundation, this festival celebrates the East End’s nautical past while also sharing nautical arts and crafts, displays of classic wooden boats, family activities, music, pirate shows, local produce and seafood, wines and craft beer, fireworks, flyboarding, and excursions to Bug Lighthouse.

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greenport maritime festival 5The festival begins with The Land and Sea Reception on Friday from 6:00 to 9:00 pm. The Blessing of the Oyster Fleet starts at 10:00 am Saturday, followed by a parade starting at upper Main Street and proceeding to Front Street. The Blessing of the Water commences at 11:00 am and then events will be held Saturday until 8:00 pm, followed by music and dancing at Mitchell Park and the screening of original movies. Sunday’s festival activities will run from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm.

The Maritime Festival is the largest fundraiser of the East End Seaport Museum; funds raised support educational programs.

Transient slips are available at Mitchell Park Marina (631-477-2200), Brewer Yacht Yard at Greenport (631-477-9594), Brewer Sterling Harbor Marina (631-477-0828), and Townsend Manor Inn (631-477-2000). Call ahead to make sure a slip is available.

For more information, visit www.eastendmaritimefestival.org or call 631-477-2100. 

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Video from past festival

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