Set Sail Philadelphia 2018 Officially Kicks Off With a Tall Ship Parade

Tall Ships

This past week, ships from all over the globe set sail in the Delaware river.  This marked the official start of Sail Philadelphia 2018, also referred to as the Tall Ship festival.  Thousands gathered on Thursday to watch a dozen of ships set sail in Philadelphia, PA’s iconic Penn’s Landing location.  Ships included in the nautical parade are from Bermuda, Portugal, and the US, with many of the ships being historic.  Close to a whopping 200,000 spectators are expected to gather at the event which will take place up until Memorial Day – Monday, May 28, 2018.  The ships will mostly remained docked and visitors will be able to take tours of the ships, which will cost upwards of $125 for cruises.  The event will also include a carnival, vendors, and family activities.

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