Location

Canalside Buffalo, 44 Prime St., Buffalo, NY
Category

Next Occurrence

Date

Jul 04 2019 - Jul 07 2019

Cost

$10-$125

THE TALL SHIPS ARE COMING!® Basil Port of Call Buffalo

Witness a spectacular fleet of tall ships racing through the Great Lakes and making their first ever port appearance in Buffalo, New York.

About this Event

Welcome to Basil Port of Call Buffalo! Join us and witness a spectacular fleet of tall ships racing through the Great Lakes and making their first ever port appearance in Buffalo. Experience a weekend of family fun, filled with live entertainment, historical exhibits, food and beverages, and much more.

EVENT TIMES

Thursday, July 4: 12:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. (No tall ship boarding)

Friday, July 5: General public ship boarding 11am – 5pm. (Groups 10am-11am by appt only.)

Saturday, July 6: General public ship boarding 11am – 5pm. (Groups 10am-11am by appt only.)

Sunday, July 7: General public ship boarding 11am – 5pm. (Groups 10am-11am by appt only.)

HAPPENINGS & ACTIVITIES

• Twelve Tall Ships

• Parade of Sail (Thursday, July 4, 2:00-5:00pm TIMES APPROXIMATE)

• Tall Ship Boarding (with Passport purchase)

• Tall Ship “Sailaway” Excursions

• Maritime Music

• Family Entertainment

• Children’s Activities

• Shuttle Service

PAID POCB PASSPORTS ARE REQUIRED TO BOARD TALL SHIPS

Basil Port of Call Buffalo includes the Parade of Sail, family entertainment, maritime music and all other festival activities and services. To board any or all of the tall ships, a POCB Passport is required and allows the visitor to board as many separate ships as possible in one day, with one boarding per ship, for the specific day that the POCB Passport is redeemed.

Passport Vouchers cost $20 for adults, $18 for seniors 65+ and veterans, and $10 for children 11 years of age and under and can be purchased for July 5, 6 and 7, 2019.

***A limited number of ADULT VIP PASSPORT VOUCHERS are on sale for $125 each, and allow for unlimited and expedited tall ships boarding all weekend, preferred parking, entry to the Wegmans Hospitality Deck and complimentary refreshments. HURRY!…AVAILABILITY IS LIMITED***

Passport Vouchers purchased online must be redeemed for POCB Passports at Info Centers throughout the festival site and visitors will receive a dated wristband and hand stamp for the day the Passport Voucher is redeemed.

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Due to ship capacity, the ability of a POCB Passport holder to board all ships in one day may be limited. SOFT SOLE SHOES ONLY, NO HIGH HEELS. Organizing committee will use its best efforts to ensure the tall ships fleet appears as scheduled. All sales are final. Sorry, no refunds. Event will be held rain or shine.

*Falling for Niagara makes every effort to ensure event details are accurate and up-to-date.  However, you will be responsible to confirm the event details with the organizer prior to attending to ensure there have been no changes.*

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