|Hold Fast These Dates!|
|Thursday, June 20–Sunday, June 23
Fifth Annual North River
Historic Ship Festival
Hudson River Park’s Pier 25 in Lower Manhattan
Four days of special events include:
|Schedule of Events|
Friday, June 21
Saturday, June 22
12 - 4 p.m. Free educational trips on the Hudson River aboard the fireboat John J. Harvey and the schooner Pioneer. Ticketing for rides aboard the tug Pegasus will be added once her schedule is finalized. Click here for free tickets.
Boat trips are free. However, NRHSS is requiring a $5 advance-reservation fee per ticket. This fee will be refunded in cash when you pick up your boarding passes in person at Pier 25. No refunds for no-shows or cancellations. A limited number of tickets for each trip will also be available on a first-come, first served basis at Pier 25 on 22 June at no fee.
Sunday, June 23
1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Fishing, river-critter exploration and knot-tying, alongside and onboard Lilac. Educators from Hudson River Park and the River Project will share local research and fun science activities for families to experience Hudson River wildlife. Lilac crew will offer lessons in the maritime art of knot-tying. Free.
The festival is made possible by the North River Historic Ship Society in cooperation with the Hudson River Park Trust.
The four-day North River Historic Ship festival will feature activities on four historic vessels. Left to right: Lehigh Valley Barge #79, tug Pegasus, the steamship Lilac, and fireboat John J. Harvey. The schooner Pioneer will be part of the fleet for the first time this year. Photo by Milo Hess.
Vessels participating in the festival will include: