Take a Family-Friendly Day Trip to The Salem Maritime Festival!
If you are visiting the Boston Marriott Burlington this summer and are looking for a day trip for you and your family to enjoy, then visit the Salem Maritime Festival. You and your family can celebrate four centuries of Salem's Maritime Heritage!
Salem Maritime Festival
Saturday, August 3, 2013
12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
2013 Harbor Cruises
Free 90-minute boat rides around Salem Harbor
- Schooner Fame
Live Music at the
Ricardo Monzón Orchestra
12:00 p.m. and 1:00pm
Sharks Come Cruisin'
New Bedford Harbor Sea Chantey Chorus
Radio controlled boats and kite-making are only some of the children's activities that will take place on the historic wharves. Kids can tour the tall ship Friendship of Salem, and earn Junior Ranger badges by participating in scavenger hunts and other fun activities. On the Derby Wharf beach, the Salem Sound Coast watch will sponsor a muck walk. Learn about life at low tide in Salem Harbor. Boots will be provided.
Demonstrators and Exhibitors
Hands-on demonstrations and other activities will be scattered around the park. Traditional crafts like spinning, coopering, traditional small craft building, and model shipbuilding will be exhibited in working demonstrations.
Friendship of Salem
The tall ship, Friendship of Salem, will be open from 12pm to 4pm, with hands-on cargo loading and sail setting activities, Junior Ranger booklets, and National Park Service Rangers and Volunteers to introduce visitors to the lives of sailors, captains, and merchants in the Great Age of Sail.
The Boston Marriott Burlington is located near major highways, shopping and attractions. Visit our website to book your stay. After your day out at the Salem Maritime Festival, come back and relax by our indoor and outdoor pool, enjoy dinner in our restaurant Summer Winter. We look forward to welcoming you!
Image credit: Salem Marititme Festival