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Tall Ships 

Town:  Maggosland

Date & Time

Starts Friday, January 6th at 11AM and runs until 4PM on Sunday the 15th

Event Details

Tall Ships Return to Navy Pier

Back by popular demand following last summer's record-setting success! Tall Ships return this summer with A Taste of Tall Ships® Chicago. Enjoy four days of dockside boarding*, sail aways*, and more as four visiting Tall Ships, plus Chicago's own Windy and Red Witch dock at Navy Pier.

Plus, Chicago Match Race Grade 2 Invitational

Sailing heritage contrasts with cutting-edge, Olympic-style match race sailing, August 12 - 14! Watch the excitement as ten top internationally ranked sailing teams including an Olympic Gold Medalist and World Match Race Tour Champion compete in an action-packed, one-on-one sailing competition in the Chicago Match Race. This event is free and open to the general public. There will be stadium seating at Navy Pier's East End Plaza, near the Grand Ballroom. Click here to watch a video and be sure to take in the action during your visit to A Taste of Tall Ships.

*Ticket purchase required

Fireworks at 10:15 on Saturday, August 13.