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THURSDAY, AUGUST 1, 2019

Ships arrive into Kenosha in a grand Parade of Sail along the Lake Michigan coastline. After mustering outside Kenosha Harbor at approximately 3pm, they will sail north to Pennoyer Park,  to make their turn.  Then they head south, turning at the Kemper Center,  before proceeding downtown to their docking location.  All activities and timing are weather and wind dependent.
Kenosha News/                  Patrick L. Pyszka
Parade of Sail Map Parade of Sail Sponsor
Best Viewing on Land:  Kenosha has 13 miles of coastline!  Best viewing will be between the two turns. You are also welcome to join us along the park downtown. Food and beverages at the CJW/Miller Lite Beer Tent will be available. Please note: No boarding of vessels at this time.
Best Viewing from the Water:  Yes!  You can sail on board a tall ship and see the Parade from inside the Parade!

Parade Schedule (all times approximate)

2:45pm     Ships Muster outside Kenosha harbor for Parade of Sail
3:45pm     Ships head north to Pennoyer Park, 3601 7th Avenue, then head south to Kemper Center, 6501 3rd Avenue, then downtown.
5:00pm   Ships begin their approach into downtown Kenosha for docking.
6:00pm  Peanut Butter & Jam Concert with big band sounds of  TYNAN,
Kenosha City Hall
7:15pm   Opening Ceremony with Captain Tom Kastle
7:30pm  PB&J concert with TYNAN continues
8:30pm   Concert ends

FRIDAY, AUGUST 2, 2019

ALL DAY/North Side of Harbor
Tall ship sail aways from the north side of the harbor at the Kenosha Community Sailing Center and Yacht Club Sailaway Village, 5130 Fourth Avenue. Two ships will be sailing throughout the day plus twilight sails  Sail Away Tickets
South Side of Harbor
9:00am    Early admission (requires special ticket)
10:00am  Gates open on the South side of the harbor.  Public welcome and ship boarding*, music on the Miller Lite Music Stage, day and twilight sails from the Kenosha Sailing Center and Yacht Club’s Sail Away Village, Pepsi Kids  Zone, speakers, authors and more at the Wisconsin Coastal Management and NOAA Exploration Station, Food Court, Fine Art Show and more!
11am          Entertainment on the Miller Light Entertainment Stage
6:00pm    Tall Ship boarding ends; re-opens at 7pm; Sail aways continue.
7:00pm     Kenosha Rocks the Dock!  Join us for an evening of wind, water and song on the harbor to the songs of the Beatles featuring AMERICAN ENGLISH!  Includes tall ship boarding for 3 of the 5 visiting attraction ships, bands, beverages and more.  Requires a separate ticket unless you purchase an admission ticket for Friday.  Tickets on sale now

SATURDAY, AUGUST 3, 2019

ALL DAY/North Side
Tall ship sail aways from the north side of the harbor (51st Place) at the Kenosha Sailing Center & Yacht Club Sail Away Village. Two ships sailing throughout the day plus twilight sails Sailaway Tickets
South Side of Harbor
9:00am     Early admission (requires special ticket)
10:00am   Gates open on the south side of the harbor.  Public welcome and ship boarding*, music on the Miller Lite Music Stage, day sails from the Kenosha Sailing Center and Yacht Club, Pepsi Kids  Zone, speakers, authors and more at the Wisconsin Coastal Management and NOAA Exploration Station, Food Court, Fine Art Show and more
6:00pm     Tall Ship boarding ends.  Festival gates close.
7:00pm     Individual ship and on-deck sponsor receptions.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 4, 2019

ALL DAY/North Side
Tall ship sail aways from the north side of
the harbor (51st Place) at the Kenosha Sailing Center & Yacht Club Sail Away Village. Two ships sailing throughout the day plus twilight sails Sailaway Tickets
South Side of Harbor
9:00am  
Early admission (requires special ticket)
10:00am   Gates open on the south side of the harbor.  Public welcome and ship boarding*, music on the Miller Lite Music  Stage, day sails from the Kenosha Sailing Center and Yacht Club, Pepsi Kids  Zone, speakers, authors and more at the Wisconsin Coastal Management and NOAA Exploration Station, Food Court, Fine Art Show and more
6:00pm     Tall ship boarding ends.  Festival closes. Final sail away cruises take place.
*Ship boarding lines will close at 5:30pm to absorb any wait lines.

 

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