Presented by the Salem Maritime National Historic Site, come aboard the replica tall ship, Friendship of Salem, to explore and chat with a National Park Service Ranger!
Come to Maritime Gloucester for a community celebration of food, music and Gloucester's Maritime heritage! Enjoy freshly steamed lobster, corn on the cob, and a Virgilio's roll— all for $15 per person! Where else can you get a boiled lobster for that price? Relax on the wharf with your dinner or on the slopes of the Fitz Henry Lane lawn while listening to Old Cold Tater & Friends.
Schooner Thomas E. Lannon is a fixture on the Gloucester Harbor vista throughout the day in the warm months, but to really experience the Lannon, you need to come aboard and go for a cruise! Sail and see lighthouses, castles, scenic beaches, and magnificent waterfront homes.
With their special offer each Saturday on the 10 .am. cruise, sailing aboard the Lannon becomes even more accessible. For each paying adult, one child will be granted free admission! Kids aged 16 and under sail for free. Each kid must be accompanied by an adult. Each adult must pay full fare for his or her ticket. No other discounts apply.
Create a family treasure by making your own Russian nested doll, matryoshka, with Russian artist and storyteller, Marina Forbes. While decorating the dolls, families can listen to the folk music from Russia and try the “matryoshka dance”. Adults, teens and children six and up are invited to this workshop on traditional Russian arts and crafts.
War of 1812 Day at Salem Maritime National Historic Site! Salem Maritime will be celebrating the Bicentennial of the War of 1812 with living history programming throughout the day. Meet some of Salem's 19th century citizens, and hear their views on this controversial war. Family activities and Junior Ranger programs will be offered all day.