This weekend and Monday, the historic Newport waterfront will be filled with sails and sailors from 14 Tall Ships. Climb aboard over a dozen majestic vessels from the era when tall ships ruled the seas. This interactive, educational family-friendly event also features exhibits, food and family entertainment.
Important Parking Notice: For parking in Middletown, please park first in the Aquidneck Island Corporate Park.
Day & Evening Sail Opportunities
These two-hour day and evening sails have been scheduled throughout the festival for those wishing to experience a true sailing adventure on a Tall Ship.
Join the Parade of Sail
Fully experience the Ocean State Tall Ships Festival by being part of the awe inspiring Parade of Sail on July 9!
Limited tickets are available to sail on a historic ship in the Parade of Sail, or enjoy a catered brunch while watching from the best vantage point at Ft. Adams.