Australian National Maritime Museum - Classic & Wooden Boat Festival, 10am - 5pm, Free
Come and celebrate the beauty and diversity of Australia’s heritage vessels. Meet their craftspeople at the free Classic & Wooden Boat Festival in the heart of Darling Harbour.
Over 100 vessels will be on display outside the Maritime Museum and Cockle Bay Marina. Vessels include Halvorsens, yachts and skiffs, classic speedboats, steam launches, tug boats, whalers and Navy workboats from all around Australia. Also view tall ship James Craig and Edwardian superstars SY Ena and Hurrica V.
Enjoy free entertainment over the whole weekend including live music, maritime demonstrations, harbour cruises, kids activities and a vintage swimwear parade.
There’s markets, food trucks, an art exhibition, a boat building competition and much more. Join in the fun and discover a hand-crafted, hand-polished world where craftsmanship still reigns supreme.
For more info, please check out official website here
When: Friday 13 April to Sunday 15 April 2018
Every day, 10am to 5pm
Ages: All ages
Where: Australian National Maritime Museum,
2 Murray Street, Darling Harbour
Parking: Visitors to the museum can park all day for $15 at Harbourside Secure Parking, located at 100 Murray Street, Pyrmont. Remember to get your parking ticket stamped at the museum reception. Parking is also available at The Star, 80 Pyrmont Street, Pyrmont for $15 valid between the hours of 8am-6.30pm only. Remember to get your parking ticket validated at the museum front of house desk. More information and hourly rates outside of the offer period. There is also limited metered street parking near the museum.
Nearby Food: Yots Cafe
Awesome Coffee: Coffee Box Espresso