Tall Ships!

Celebrate Canada 150 and our beautiful Port City this weekend with the visit of the majestic Tall Ships!

June 30 – Parade of Sail – 2:00pm-4:00pm

Best viewing spots:

  • Pier 8
  • Bayfront & Pier 4 Parks
  • York Boulevard Bridge
  • Burlington Canal and Fisherman’s Pier
  • Eastport Drive
  • LaSalle and Bayshore Parks in Burlington

11 am to 11 pm – Food trucks, Williams’ Fresh Café, Scoops Ice Cream, & Waterfront Grill open
6 to 10 pm – Live Music on the Waterfront Stage. Friday, June 30 Schedule

 

July 1 – Family events & deck tours at Pier 8

10 am to 11 pm – Food trucks, Williams’ Fresh Café, Scoops Ice Cream, & Waterfront Grill open

10 am to 5 pm –  Free on-land nautical activities, including:

  • Face painting
  • Children’s water table activities and bubble-making hosted by the Hamilton Port Authority
  • Inflatables
  • Parks Canada interactive display on Canada’s marine history and the Franklin Expedition
  • Canada 150 Mural Painting station
  • Seaworthy movies in the Waterfront Trust Theatre
  • Displays and exhibits with event partners, including the Royal Hamilton Yacht Club, the Hamilton Vintage Signals Team, the Chamber of Marine Commerce, and more!

11 am to 5 pm – Enjoy free on-deck tours of the Tall Ships.

2 to 3:30 pm – “150 Years of Sailing on the Hamilton Harbour”: A Public lecture with Robert Mazza of the Royal Hamilton Yacht Club in the Waterfront Trust Theatre

6 to 10 pm – Live Music on the Waterfront Stage. Saturday, July 1 Schedule

10 to 10:30 pm – Watch the fireworks over the water! The southwest side of Pier 8 is a great place to view the fantastic fireworks display being launched at Bayfront Park.

 

Getting here: The best way to get to Pier 8 this weekend is on foot, by bike, or via HSR Special Waterfront Service

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