Working Waterfront Festival

The Working Waterfront Festival

Celebrating Commercial Fishing — America's Oldest Industry

Schedule of Events

See what you missed in 2013! Stayed tuned for details on 2014.

2013 Festival dates are September 28th and 29th

Saturday, September 28th
Sunday, September 29th

Festival held rain or shine!

Download the Festival Map. [PDF]

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

2013 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