2013 Greenport Maritime Festival Schedule of Events

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The Greenport Maritime Festival takes place Friday, Sept. 20 – Sunday, Sept. 22. For a rundown of happenings at the Maritime Festival, click here.

The East End Seaport Museum and the Village of Greenport will welcome maritime ships all weekend as a main attraction of  Greenport’s annual Maritime Festival. The ships will be docked at Mitchell Park Marina’s fixed piers and will be open for viewing, tours and sailaways from approximately 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. An information booth will also be located in Mitchell Park. This year’s Festival will celebrate Greenport Village and the East End’s “Land & Sea.”

FRIDAY, Sept. 20

10 a.m.

Ship Viewing, Tours and Sailaways • Maritime Museum • Railroad Museum • Blacksmith Shop  • Carousel • Camera Obscura • All Open to the Public

6–9 p.m.

Land and Sea Reception: A Taste of Greenport, East End Seaport Museum

SATURDAY, Sept. 21

All day

Classic, Ice and Small Boats, Mitchell Park

10 a.m.

Blessing of the Oyster Fleet, Railroad Dock, foot of Third Street

11 a.m.–noon

Opening Day Parade and Blessing of the Waters, Mitchell Park Marina and Main and Front Streets

11 a.m.–5 p.m.

Captain Kidd’s Craft Alley • Treasure Chest • Roaming Pirates • Children’s Storytelling • Plein Air Art Show • North Fork First Responders Demo and Exhibit • Artisan Vendors and Demos • Maritime Museum • Railroad Museum • Blacksmith Shop • Carousel • Camera Obscura • All Open to the Public

A Taste of the East End Food Court, Main Street and Central Avenue

Long Island Band Organ,  Main Street and Central Avenue

Noon-6 p.m.

Oyster Shucking Demonstration and Exhibit, Front Street, in front of Mitchell Park

Noon

Little Merfolk Contest, Mitchell Park

1 p.m.

Constant Wonder Children’s Program, Mitchell Park

Pie-Baking Contest, Main Street

2 p.m.

Lyrical Children’s Program, Mitchell Park

BBQ Bill’s Watermelon & Rib-Eating Contest, Front Street

3 p.m.

Tattoo Contest, Mitchell Park

Kayak Derby & Demos, Harborfront

A Mermaid’s Tale of Greenport by Gail Horton, Old School House

4 p.m.

Music, Foot of Main Street

4–6 p.m.

“Bug Light” Cruise, Seaport Museum – Railroad Dock

9 p.m.

Fireworks over Greenport Harbor, Mitchell Park Marina

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SUNDAY, Sept. 22

All Day

Classic, Ice and Small Boats, Mitchell Park

11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Captain Kidd’s Craft Alley • Treasure Chest • Roaming Pirates • Children’s Storytelling • Plein Air Art Show • North Fork First Responders Demo and Exhibit • Artisan Vendors and Demos • Maritime Museum • Railroad Museum • Blacksmith Shop • Carousel • Camera Obscura • All Open to the Public

A Taste of the East End Food Court, Main Street and Central Avenue

Noon-6 p.m.

Oyster Shucking Demonstration and Exhibit, Front Street, in front of Mitchell Park

Noon

Lyrical Children’s Program, Mitchell Park

Dory Race and Water Sports, Harborfront

1–2 p.m.

Snapper Fishing Contest, ages 8 and under, Mitchell Park

1-4 p.m.

Music Gene Casey and the Lone Sharks, sponsored by WPKN, Mitchell Park

2–3 p.m.

Snapper Fishing Contest, ages 9–16, Mitchell Park

2–4 p.m.

Music, Foot of Main Street

4–6 p.m.

“Bug Light” Cruise,  Seaport Museum – Railroad Dock

4 p.m.

Festival Raffle Drawing, Mitchell Park

4:30 p.m.

Eastern Long Island Hospital Raffle Drawing, Mitchell Park

5 p.m. 

Festival Closing

5-8 p.m.

“Flights of Fancy/Part 2” Art Exhibit and Wine Tasting, The Sirens’ Song Gallery, Main Street

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