Annual Antique & Classic Boat Festival

Have a chance to view and tour classic and antique boats in Salem with your fami

Come Down to the 35th Annual Antique & Classic Boat Festival in Salem. See a wonderful variety of rare vintage motor yachts and sailboats. Meet skippers and crews and vote your favorite boats. Children get to make their own wee boat, and all can board real ones. There will be boat rides, crafts market, artists, old-time band music, steel drums, the Blessing of the Fleet and more! $5 donation and children under 12 are free.

Vessels will be on Display Saturday and Sunday, and a landslide craft market will host a variety of crafts people and artists including ship modelers, artists, photographers and many more.

A crafts fair, artists, old-time band music, children’s activities and a Blessing of the Fleet round out this popular event.


  • 40 plus vintage boats
  • Fun for the whole family!
  • Kids get on board some boats
  • Vote for your favorite boat
  • Blessing of the Fleet
  • New Orleans jazz band
  • Crafts fair
  • Artists
Saturday, August 26, 2017 11AM - 5PM
Sunday, August 27, 2017 11AM - 3PM
Kids under 12 FREE
Suggested Donation of $5