Celebrate ships, sailors, and song at this annual free family festival! Hosted by the National Park Service, which is celebrating its Centennial Anniversary, the festival features live music, historical reenactors, harbor cruises, demonstrations, interactive programs, arts, crafts, and more! Join for Free family fun! (Schedule subject to change.) Festivities will begin Friday evening and will extend through Sunday afternoon! The Salem Maritime Festival is hosted by Salem Maritime National Historic Site in cooperation with the Essex National Heritage Commission.
Event Contact Information
Salem Visitor Center (978) 740-1650
Friday, August 5: 3 PM to 8 PM (Dockside Vessels and Live Music)
Saturday, August 6: 10 AM to 7 PM (Exhibitors and Demonstrators 10 AM to 5 PM)
Sunday, August 7: 11 AM to 5 PM
For more information: https://www.nps.gov/sama/planyourvisit/maritimefestival.htm