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Tall Ships Brockville

Information about the Brockville Tall Ships Festival that happens every 3 years, and the Big River Festival which is on every summer

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Tall Ships Festival returns to Brockville waterfront with a full weekend of entertainment

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As summer begins in earnest on the final weekend in June, the gently rolling waters off Blockhouse Island will welcome a small armada of Brigantine vessels, one schooner, a historical fishing boat and a full-scale replica of a legendary ship led by explorer Ferdinand Magellan.

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Jessica Lavallee

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Born on the northern reaches of Newfoundland and Labrador, Jessica Lavallee was raised in the remote village of Lourdes-de-Blanc-Sablon on the lower north shore of Quebec, an area unique to the province due to its proximity to Newfoundland and Labrador, and Canada’s east coast.

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Shuttle Access

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Please note that you do not need to show your festival admission wristband or passport in order to take advantage of our free festival parking and shuttle bus. We recommend taking advantage of our free off-site parking and free shuttle bus as parking near to the festival grounds will be limited.

For more information about parking and shuttles, please visit www.tallshipsbrockville.com/location-information

You can purchase your wristbands and passports on site when you arrive.

2019 Fleet Tracker

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Follow the 2019 festival fleet with marinetraffic.com

Information is updated about every 10 minutes from each ship’s Automatic Identification System (AIS). If a ship has one of these, and it is turned on, they will show up on the map.

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BLUENOSE II to lead fleet of Tall Ships sailing into Brockville in 2019

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The Brockville Tall Ships® Festival Committee is proud to announce that Brockville will be host to the historical Canadian icon, Bluenose II, during the 2019 festival taking place August 30 to September 1, 2019. Blockhouse Island Parkway, Centeen Park, and Hardy Park will be transformed by the majestic Tall Ships and Classic Boats beautifying Brockville’s waterfront and harbour.

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