Working Waterfront Festival

The Working Waterfront Festival

Celebrating Commercial Fishing — America's Oldest Industry

Schedule of Events

2014 Festival dates are September 27th and 28th

Saturday, September 27th
Sunday, September 28th

Festival held rain or shine!

Download the Festival Map. [PDF]

Download the Saturday and Sunday schedules. [PDF]
(Schedules subject to change.)

2014 Festival Map

There are cash prizes to be won at the festival this year.
Download the flyer [PDF] for more details.

Scheduled Activities:

Fun in the Kids Area

Ongoing Activities:

If you are interested in helping to plan, participating in or contributing financial or in-kind resources to the Festival please contact the Festival Committee at or call 508-993-8894.

Experience an authentic, commercial fishing community . . .

Walk in the fisherman's boots for a day. . .

The Working Waterfront Festival will present the many popular activities of past years including performances of music, dance and poetry; demonstrations and contests of industry skills; tours of workboats; documentary films and footage at sea; cooking demonstrations; author readings; children's activities; U.S. Coast Guard demos; Tug Boat Muster; whaleboat races, and more!

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Harbor Tours are offered at a discounted rate during the Festival weekend. Food and beverages are available for sale with proceeds benefiting the Working Waterfront Festival.

Tug Boat Muster