Tall Ships Boston
Bostonians welcome crews and cadets from all over the world to their harbor on a continual basis as part of the Sail Massachusetts Visiting Ship Program and are gearing up to greet the return of the Tall Ships fleet for Sail Boston 2017!
View the 2017 Event Schedule
Tall ships and naval vessels from across the world will be coming to Boston to mark the bicentennial of the War of 1812 and the role of the USS Constitution in the conflict. A fleet of 120 ships have been invited to be in Boston from June 17 to July 22 2017.
View a List of Visting Ships
Tall Ships Locations
Boston's Seaport District
+ Fish Pier - Boston Seaport District
+ North Jetty
+ Black Falcon Terminal
Charlestown Navy Yard
View a list of participating ships
Planned activities include parades of sail, public tours of the vessels, and air shows, according to organizers. The ceremonies will also commemorate the writing of “The Star Spangled Banner,’’ which Francis Scott Key wrote in 1814.
During Boston's Tall Ships Festival this Fourth of July weekend, the MBTA will accommodate thousands of additional visitors as they travel through the Boston area.
View MBTA Service Schedule
Customers are advised to check T-Alerts and www.mbta.com for the most up-to-date service information. Buying your return CharlieTicket at the beginning of your trip is strongly encouraged and will help to avoid long lines during your travels.
Sail Boston will entertain its younger audience with educational programs focusing on US and international maritime history. Cadets and crewmembers will be available to educate children of all ages of their personal experiences at sea, home countries and more.
Public Access to Piers - 10:00am - 6:00pm
See complete schedule for all pier times
|Boston||---||map||Fish Pier; Seaport World Trade Center, Boston, MA|
|Boston||---||map||South Boston Maritime Park, Boston, MA|
|Charlestown||---||map||Charlestown Navy Yard, Charlestown, MA|
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