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The Waterfront Festival in Havre de Grace

August 24, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Blue and yellow poster for the Havre de Grace Waterfront festival.

FREE SHUTTLE BOTH DAYS with stops at Concord Point Park, Hutchins Park, Shopping/Restaurant Area, Parking Areas & Historic Area. All crab soup contestants can be accessed via this shuttle.

FREE WATER TAXI BOTH DAYS between Hutchins Park (leaves on the half-hour) and Concord Point Park (leaves on the hour).

An annual multi-day event that celebrates the past, present and future culture of the Havre de Grace waterfront and surrounding waterfront areas. Enjoy steamed crabs, seafood, live bands, food trucks, beer gardens, vendors, entertainers, artisans, games, contests, exhibits, crafts, kid zones, land & water demonstrations, youth fishing derby, petting zoo, mermaid boat cruises, hands-on learning opportunities and more! Located at Concord Point Park, Hutchins Park, and the Moore Family Homestead, this event also extends into the downtown area with a crab soup contest among the restaurants and special in-store promotions from all our merchants. Join us at the Waterfront Festival and celebrate the heritage of our beautiful Susquehanna River!

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

  • August 24; 3:00PM-8:30PM with Fireworks at 8:30PM
  • August 25; 10:00AM-5:00PM

Saturday, AUGUST 24

CONCORD POINT PARK

  • 3:00 Art Sculpture Unveiling (Signature Sidewalk)
  • 3-5:00 Youth Fishing Derby (end of public pier beside Heron Harbor)
  • 3:00 Carlos Cubas Band (Mainstage)
  • 5:00 Susquehannock Wildlife Society Demo (Mainstage)
  • 5:30 Youth Fishing Derby Awards & Magician (Mainstage)
  • 6:00 Scottfield Theatre Company (Mainstage)
  • 6:30 Nicole Milano Band (Mainstage)
  • 7:30 The Honest Thief Band (Mainstage)

8:30 FIREWORKS! (Can be seen anywhere along the waterfront)

All Day Activities:

Splash Golf, Beer Garden, Decoy Carvers, Photos with Live Mermaid “Pearl,” Fairy Hair, Susquehannock Wildlife Live Animals & Reptiles, MD Department of Natural Resources Live Aquarium, Face Painting, Army Corps of Engineers Boat Tours, Jet Boat Rides, Strolling Magician/Monkey Man, Artists, Crafters, Vendors,
Food Trucks, ATM

HUTCHINS PARK

  • 5:00 Steel Pandemic Steel Drum Band (pavilion)
  • 5:00-8:00 Crab Feast (pavilion) Tickets required.

8:30 FIREWORKS! (Can be seen anywhere along waterfront)

All Day Activities:

  • Catering by MacGregor’s, Music, Carnival Games by Gamesmaster Games, Vendors,
    Army Corps of Engineers Boat Tours (end of pier), Kid Zone Games & Play Area,
    Moon Bounce, Vulcan Equipment & Fossil Dig, Face Painting, ATM

    ADDITIONAL AREAS

  • 1:00 OPERA HOUSE Live Ariel Performance, Giveaways, Movie & Free Popcorn (Tickets $5)
  • 3:00-8:00 HDG MARINA Kayak Rentals
  • 3:00-8:00 DOWNTOWN HDG Shopping Specials, Giveaways, Contests, Dining
  • Sunday, AUGUST 25

    CONCORD POINT PARK
  • 10:00-Noon Youth Fishing Derby (end of public pier beside)
  • 10:00 Live Water Dog Retrieving Demos on Water & Land (Decoy Museum & Promenade)
  • 10:30 Susquehannock Wildlife Society Demo (Mainstage)
  • 11:00 Live Water Dog Retrieving Demos on Water & Land (Decoy Museum & Promenade)
  • 11:00 Fitness Center of HdG Audience Participation Yoga & Exercise Class (Mainstage)
  • 12:00 Live Water Dog Retrieving Demos on Water & Land (Decoy Museum & Promenade)
  • 12:00 Benny Clough Band (Mainstage)
  • 1:00 Live Water Dog Retrieving Demos on Water & Land (Decoy Museum & Promenade)
  • 1:00 Blank Slate Band (Mainstage)
  • 2:00 Live Water Dog Retrieving Demos on Water & Land (Decoy Museum & Promenade)
  • 2:00 Youth Fishing Derby Awards & Magician (Mainstage)
  • 2:30 Deer In The Spotlight Productions (Mainstage)
  • 3:00 Live Water Dog Retrieving Demos on Water & Land (Decoy Museum & Promenade)
  • 3:00 Robyn Bingham Band (Mainstage)
  • 4:45 Crab Soup Challenge Awards & Closing of Festival Celebration (Mainstage)All Day Activities:

     

  • Splash Golf, Beer Garden, Decoy Carvers, Photos with Live Mermaid “Ariel,” Fairy Hair, Susquehannock
    Wildlife Live Animals & Reptiles, MD Department of Natural Resources Live Aquarium, Face Painting, Army Corps of Engineers Boat Tours, Jet Boat Rides, Strolling Magician/Monkey Man, Artists, Crafters, Vendors,
    Food Trucks, ATMHUTCHINS PARKAll Day Activities:

     

  • Catering by MacGregor’s, Music, Carnival Games by Gamesmaster Games, Vendors,
    Army Corps of Engineers Boat Tours (end of pier), Kid Zone Games & Play Area,
    Moon Bounce, Vulcan Equipment & Fossil Dig, Face Painting, ATMADDITIONAL AREAS
  • 10:00-5:00 HDG MARINA Kayak Rentals
  • 10:00-5:00 DOWNTOWN HDG Shopping Specials, Giveaways, Contests, Dining
  • Noon-4:00 DOWNTOWN RESTAURANTS Crab Soup Tasting Contest
  • ($5 to sample all 12 crab soup entries & vote! Tickets may be purchased at Hutchins Info Booth & Concord Beer Garden)

Details

Date:
August 24, 2019
Time:
3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Event Categories:
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Website:
http://www.explorehavredegrace.com/event/the-waterfront-festival-in-havre-de-grace/

Organizer

The Havre de Grace Alliance
Phone:
410-939-1811
Website:
www.hdgholidayexpress.com

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