Festival Overview

The Baylake Bank Tall Ship Festival® is for Everyone!

Green Bay is celebrating the return of the Baylake Bank Tall Ship Festival®, once again expected to be one of the largest outdoor events in Northeast Wisconsin. Green Bay is one of only six American cities selected to host the TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE* Great Lakes 2013.

This three-day maritime festival features ship tours and day-sail excursions on nine tall ships along the Wisconsin Public Service Tall Ship Boardwalk. You’ll love the food, entertainment, and interactive family activities and the live music throughout the day from the North Coast Marine Manufacturing Alliance Stage. It’s a fun summer weekend on the waterfront!

Green Bay Packaging Educational Tent: Learn about the rich history behind each ship, life on board, what it takes to be a crew member, and the intricate ecosystem of the Great Lakes.

Aurora BayCare Children’s Area: Participate in interactive games, make your own unique art project, dig for buried treasure, and dance to the music of the shanty men.

Maritime Marketplace: Stroll through the assortment of vendors and see what hidden gems await you!

Food Court: Enjoy a vast variety of food & beverage items while resting in the shade under a picnic tent by the river.


August 16-18 from 9am-5pm

Admission to the festival $12, Kids 5-12 and Seniors 62+ $10