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Gloucester Schooner Festival – Parade of Sail

September 5, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Start your Sunday morning watching the Festival’s Parade of Sail as Schooners proceed from the Inner Harbor past the Fishermen’s Memorial on Stacy Boulevard as they make their way to the starting area off Eastern Point for the Mayor’s Cup Race.

The entire fleet of schooners joins together for a Parade of Sail not to be missed!  Whether you get aboard a schooner or watch from the shore, this is a memorable experience for all. Prime viewing areas are Stacy Boulevard, Stage Fort Park, and Eastern Point.  On the Boulevard, Festival Chair Daisy Nell Collinson, Michael Costello, and Maritime Gloucester Historian Justin Demetri will provide live commentary. Schooners proceed from the Inner Harbor, past the Fisherman’s Memorial on Stacy Boulevard, to the race starting area off Eastern Point.

Check the full schedule of events and other details for parade and race viewing points and parking here.

Parade of Sail: 10:00 am to noon
Mayor’s Cup Race: 1:00pm