Culture Splash

Gloucester Summer Nights | July 8 – August 26 | 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Gloucester’s Culture Splash!

Experience firsthand, the artistic, creative spirit of Gloucester this summer with Culture Splash! From 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Thursday evenings throughout July and August, Rocky Neck Cultural District and Harbortown Cultural District are co-hosting a myriad collection of art demonstrations, live musical performances, and imaginative exhibitions for all to experience and enjoy.

Cape Ann Transportation Authority (CATA) is offering free trolley rides from one cultural district to the other, featuring a hop-on, hop-off loop route. As well, Cape Ann Harbor Tours is providing a complimentary water shuttle to get you from one district to the other — You select your “by land or sea” excursion! features a direct link to the Culture Splash landing page and Google Map to assist you in “making a Splash” with us this summer. We invite you to check out the list of participants, shows and activities, and join us — RAIN or SHINE!

Culture Splash is brought to you by Rocky Neck Cultural District and Downtown Cultural District, and the support of the state’s grant supporting this multi-week event.

Getting Around Culture Splash

Click on the digital map to navigate your Culture Splash adventure in Gloucester’s Harbortown and Rocky Neck Cultural Districts.

Following Federal requirements, MASKS are REQUIRED for passengers aboard trolley and boat transportation.

Trolley Service

Click here for the CATA Trolley Schedule.

Hop on and hop off the CATA Trolley at dedicated stops.

Harbor Tour Schedule

Boat shuttle runs every half hour from 4:00 pm until 8 pm.
On the hour from Harbor Loop, 30 minutes after the hour from The Studio.

Culture Splash Participants

Check back for the list of 2022 participating businesses.

Culture Splash Happenings

Check back for the 2022 Culture Splash events.


Make a Splash and Tag Your Photos #GloucesterCultureSplash

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