Celebrating the Sea, Uniting Our Shores

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Time Event Location
3:30 p.m. Official Welcoming Ceremony. New London Waterfront Park
7:00 pm – 9:00 p.m. Festival Kick-Off- Live Music by Unanchored – Come meet the Captains and Crews City Dock Restaurant/Oyster Bar, Customs House Pier

Time. Event Location
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. New London Maritime Society Custom House Museum 150 Bank Street, New London
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Ships/Fishing vessels available for tours NL Waterfront Park and Fort Trumbull State Park
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Vendor Booths NL Waterfront Park
10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Food Trucks NL Waterfront Park
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Kids Events hosted by New London Youth Affairs, Niantic Children’s Museum and Mystic Seaport’s Education Program New London Waterfront Park
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. On-water Sailing Opportunities – New England Science and Sailing City Pier
10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. Project Oceanology Touch Tank City Pier
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Mermaids and Sea Monsters Parade Bank Street to City Pier
2:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Beer Trucks/Tents NL Waterfront Park
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Ancient Mariners NL Waterfront Park
4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Award Prizes for Parade Entertainment Tent
4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Sea Shanties with Marc Bernier Entertainment Tent
6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Burning of Benedict Arnold in Effigy” – Flock Theater Production
Assemble Location TBD
NL Waterfront Park
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Live Music by the Hoolios Entertainment Tent

Location Time Event

8:30 a.m.- 9:45 a.m.

Memorial 9/11 Commemoration Ceremony Led by U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard Entertainment Tent
10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. Military and Fishing Industry Challenge Events  Knots, line throwing, etc. NL Waterfront Park
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Ships and Fishing vessels available for tours City Pier and Fort Trumbull State Park
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Kids Events (hosted by New London Youth Affairs and Niantic Children’s Museum) NL Waterfront Park
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Booth featuring Sailing Dinghy Optimist Simulator – New England Science and Sailing NL Waterfront Park
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Project Oceanology Touch Tank City Pier
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Ancient Mariners NL Waterfront Park
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. DEEP Fisheries Division Fishing Clinic/Tournament Fort Trumbull State Park
11:30 a.m. – 5:00p.m. Food Trucks/Vendor Booths NL Waterfront Park
12:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Beer truck/tents NL Waterfront Park
12:30 p.m.- 5:00 p.m New London Maritime Society Custom House Museum 150 Bank St
1:00 p.m. -2:00 p.m. Lighthouse Puppet Show by Arm of the Sea Theater Hygienic Art Park
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Live Music by the Franklin Brothers Entertainment Tent
2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Awards for Fishing Tournament Entertainment Tent
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Live music with Darik & The Funbags Entertainment Tent

Transportation

  • Water Taxi  available between New London Waterfront Park and Fort Trumbull State Park
  • Free Bus trips also available

GENERAL SCHEDULE

date

3:30 – 9:00pm

  • 3:30 p.m.  Official Welcoming Ceremony – New London Waterfront Park

  • 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Festival Kick-Off- Live Music by Unanchored – Come meet the Captains and Crews City Dock Restaurant/Oyster Bar, Customs House Pier

10:00 am –  9:00 pm

  • 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    New London Maritime Society Custom House Museum

    150 Bank Street, New London
  • 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Ships/Fishing vessels available for tours NL Waterfront Park and Fort Trumbull State Park

  • 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Kids Events hosted by New London Youth Affairs, Niantic Children’s Museum and Mystic Seaport’s Education Program New London Waterfront Park

  • 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Food Trucks

  • 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Kids Events hosted by New London Youth Affairs, Niantic Children’s Museum and Mystic Seaport’s Education Program New London Waterfront Park

  • 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. On-water Sailing Opportunities  – New England Science and Sailing – City Pier

  • 10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. Project Oceanology Touch Tank City Pier
  • 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Mermaids and Sea Monsters Parade Bank Street to City Pier
  • 2:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Beer Trucks/Tents NL Waterfront Park
  • 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Ancient Mariners NL Waterfront Park
  • 4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Award Prizes for Parade Entertainment Tent
  • 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. “Burning of Benedict Arnold in Effigy” – Flock Theater Production

    Assemble Location TBD; NL Waterfront Park
  • 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Live Music by The Hoolios Entertainment Tent

8:30 – 5:00pm

  • 8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Memorial 9/11 Commemoration Ceremony led by U.S. Navy and U.S. Coast Guard

  • 10:00 a.m. –  4:00 p.m. Military and Fishing Industry Challenge Events (knots, line throwing, etc.)

  • 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Ships and Fishing vessels available for tours City Pier and Fort Trumbull,
    Booths/Activities on the NL Waterfront, Water Taxi available to Fort Trumbull; buses

  • 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Kids Events (hosted by New London Youth Affairs and Niantic  Children’s Museum)  NL Waterfront Park

  • 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Ancient Mariners NL Waterfront Park

  • 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. DEEP Fisheries Division Fishing Clinic/Tournament
  • Fort Trumbull State Park
  • 11:30 a.m. – 5:00p.m. Food Trucks/Vendor Booths NL Waterfront Park
  • 12:30 p.m.- 4:00 p.m. Sailing Tent with NE Science and Sailing Foundation
  • 12:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Beer truck/tents
  • 12:30 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. New London Maritime Society Custom House Museum 150 Bank St
  • 1:00 p.m. -2:00 p.m. Lighthouse Puppet Show by Arm of the Sea Theater
  • Hygienic Art Park
  • 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Live Music by the Franklin Brothers Entertainment Tent
  • 2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Awards for Fishing Tournament Entertainment Tent
  • 3:00 p.m. – 5:00p.m. Live Music by Darik and the Funbags Entertainment Tent