Festival Overview

This Festival is for Everyone! “Bring the Whole Crew!”

  •  Algoma Sneak Peak – August 3
    • Majestic tall ships sail to the Tall Ships Challenge Race finish line, mustering off shore before heading to Sturgeon Bay
  • Sturgeon Bay Parade of Sail – August 3
    • Vintage tall ships sail through and dock overnight before heading to the main event in Green Bay
  • Baylake Bank Tall Ship Festival Green Bay – August 5-7

Green Bay is celebrating the return of the Tall Ship Festival presented by Baylake Bank. Once again it’s expected to be one of the largest outdoor events in Northeast Wisconsin. Green Bay is one of only nine ports in the USA and Canada and the only one in Wisconsin honored to host the TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE® Great Lakes 2016.

  • Ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday 11am
  • Three-day maritime festival featuring on-board ship tours and day and sunset sail excursions
  • Food, entertainment and live music throughout the day
  • School House interactive Kids Zone
  • Kress Foundation Education Stage
  • North Coast Marine Ship Yard
  • Maritime Marketplace with merchandise and gifts
  • Fireworks over the Fox River Friday night  presented by Tundraland.com
  • Sunday Family Day presented by Prevea, children receive 1/2 price admission!
  • A fun summer weekend on the waterfront