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.
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.
As a precursor to the June 24-26 festival, the HMCS Oriole will be making a stop in Brockville on May 30th and 31st as she makes her way to Toronto.
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The Brockville Tall Ships® Festival Committee is proud to announce that Brockville will host the city’s 4th Tall Ships Festival from June 24-26, 2022. The festival will be held on Blockhouse Island and Hardy Park and will be Ontario’s biggest Tall Ships Festival this year.
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.
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.