2016 Newburyport Maritime Days Set for May 25-29

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The city of Newburyport, MA, will celebrate its maritime roots this Memorial Day weekend during Maritime Days, hosted by the Custom House Maritime Museum. Lots of water-related activities will be held during the 4-day celebration, including tours of the 200’ wooden ship El Galeon of Spain. Details of Maritime Day are listed below, or you can visit the Maritime Museum website for more information.


Watch the Newburyport episode of New England Boating TV, featuring a visit to the Custom House Maritime Museum.


Wednesday, May 25

Time TBD:  El Galeón arrives to Newburyport Harbor – parade of sails, welcoming

Thursday, May 26, 2016

9:00 am to 6:00 pm: School Tours and General Public Tours of El

School Groups – Students of any age $5 ea; 1 Chaperone per 10 students – free

General Public –  Adults $10; Children(5-12) $5; Under 5 free

7:00 to 10:30 pm:  Private Evening Event on El Galeón

Friday, May 27, 2016

9:00 am to 6:00 pm: School Tours and General Public Tours of El Galeón
School Groups – Students of any age $5 ea; 1 Chaperone per 10 students – free
General Public – Adults $10; Children(5-12) $5; Under 5 free

7:00 to 10:30 pm:  Private Evening Event on El Galeón

Saturday, May 28, 2016

7:00 to 10:00 am: Private Event – Breakfast on a tall ship

9:00 am to 5:00 pm:  The Newburyport Collection on the Custom House Waterfront Lawn

10:00 am to 4:00 pm:  Tours of the Newburyport Custom House Maritime Museum

10:00 am to 6:00 pm: General Public Tours of El Galeón
General Public – Adults $10; Children(5-12) $5; Under 5 free

7:00-10:30 pm:  Private Evening Event on El Galeón

Sunday, May 29, 2016

7:00 to 10:00 am: Private Event – Breakfast on a tall ship

9:00 am to 5:00 pm:  The Newburyport Collection on the Custom House Waterfront Lawn

10:00 am to 4:00 pm:  Tours of the Newburyport Custom House Maritime Museum

10:00 am to 6:00 pm: General Public Tours of El Galeón

General Public – Adults $10; Children(5-12) $5; Under 5 free

7:00-10:30 pm:  Private Evening Event on El Galeón

Monday, May 30, 2016

8:00 am to 10:00 am:  Children’s Pirate Event on a real Pirate Ship

9:00 am to 4:00 pm:  The Newburyport Collection on the Custom House Waterfront Lawn

10:00 am to 4:00 pm:  Tours of the Newburyport Custom House Maritime Museum

10:00 am to 4:00 pm: General Public Tours of El Galeón

General Public – Adults $10; Children(5-12) $5; Under 5 free

5:00 pm:  El Galeón sails out of Newburyport

Call 978-462-8681 for more information