In The News: Schooner Festival sailing in this weekend

September 01, 2021 / Good to Know, In The News, Things to Do & See

Published in the Gloucester Daily Times | Written By Sean Horgan | September 1, 2021

The Gloucester Schooner Festival will return this holiday weekend following its pandemic-induced hiatus in 2020 and organizers say they expect large and energized waterfront crowds for the four-day event.

“We get the sense that people are really desperate for it after missing it last year,” Daisy Nell, chairwoman of the festival committee that hosts the event along with Maritime Gloucester, said Tuesday. “This event is a touchstone back to the lives of our parents, our grandparents, our great-grandparents and Gloucester’s celebrated cultural heritage that is such a reminder of who we are. Everybody loves the schooners.”

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Visit our Gloucester Schooner Festival webpage for more information on the schedule of events, the vessels, and much more!