The Tall Ship Brig Niagara Visits Put-in-Bay August 20-21!
Join locals and visitors of Put-in-Bay as we welcome the US Brig Niagara for the Annual Put-in-Bay Maritime Celebration. This historic replica is traditionally at the port in Erie, PA, but we it will be OURS for one weekend this summer. Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry commanded the original relief vessel and was a key element to the success of the War of 1812. Now, this replica’s use is exhibition and sailing training. Thanks to the Put-in-Bay Jet Express, Lake Erie Shores & Islands and the Put-in-Bay Chamber of Commerce, the Niagara’s visit was made possible by their joint sponsorship. Don’t forget to mark your calendars for this historical event to get an up close and personal look at this beautiful ship. The best part about the US Brig Niagara visit is that it also coincides with Put-in-Bay’s Pyrate Fest!
Starting at 4PM on Friday, Put-in-Bay’s downtown harbor will be invaded by pirates that have no plans of retreating back to the open water until Tuesday afternoon. Adults and children alike will have so much fun on this entertaining weekend. There will be a wide variety of fun activities, contests, and demonstrations to participate in throughout the event.
Interested in coming to this event? Contact our favorite lodging partners!
- Island Club Rentals (islandclub.com) – 216-898-9951
- Put-in-Bay Condos (putinbaycondos.com) – 216-898-1105
- Commodore Resort (commodoreresort.com) – 419-285-3101
- Victory Station Hotel (putinbayvictorystation.com) – 419-285-0120
- Bird’s Nest Resort (birdsnestresort.com) – 419-285-6119
And follow these quick links to plan the rest of your trip!
- Things To Do At Put-in-Bay
- Golf Cart Rental Information
- Put-in-Bay’s Restaurants And Bars
- Ferry Information
The Put-in-Bay Maritime Celebration Partnerships
- The Perry Group
- The Lake Erie Islands Historical Museum,
- Perry’s Victory & International Peace Memorial.
Weather permitting, the US Brig Niagara will arrive on Friday. It will be available for dockside tours throughout the weekend from 11am-7pm on Saturday and Sunday. Purchase your tickets at Fox’s Dock where Niagara is berthed. Additionally, if you’d like to challenge your sea legs, take a Day Sail aboard Niagram from 1 to 5pm on Monday. Tickets are $100 per person. This event is for children 12 and up. Children younger than 12 cannot participate as this is a hands-on sail experience.
Now considering the Maritime celebration the most anticipated weekends of the year for families, rooms and homes will book up fast. The good news we have plenty of options for your post-Maritime needs. The main events will be taking place in the center of downtown Put-in-Bay, so you will likely want to stay relatively close to the action. Check our our lodging resource page and choose from a selection of standard rooms, villas, condos, and rental properties. You’re sure to find the perfect stay for your Put-in-Bay getaway. Book today!
* This is a Put-in-Bay Chamber of Commerce sponsored event *
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