The 33rd Annual Gloucester Waterfront Festival This Weekend August 17 & 18


Historic Stage Fort Park along

Gloucester Harbor will come alive with color, flavor and music for the

33rd Annual


Waterfront Festival

Saturday, August 17 & Sunday, August 18

9am to 6pm daily

Over 200 Juried Artists and Craftsmen from throughout the U.S. will display their unique American made creations, craft demonstrations, live musical entertainment, children’s activities plus delicious ethnic foods.
A pancake breakfast, famous Gloucester Seafood and a huge assortment of Antique Cars complete this

picture perfect Seaport event!

Are you ready for this?….  this is a big one folks!

Come on out and meet the Artisans … Exhibits include Fine Jewelry, Original Wildlife Art, Dolls, Custom Signs, Plush, Acrylic Sculpture, Tile, Pressed Flowers, Painted Antiques, Photography, Candles, Metal Sculpture,  Maps, Fiber Arts, Tapestry, Stained Glass, Vintage Chic, Scroll Work, Wood Burning, Slate, Scarves, Nautical Crafts, Aromatherapy, Pewter, Soaps, Wearable Art, Oil Paintings, Blown Glass,  Ornaments, Tide Clocks, Stone, Fleece, Calligraphy, Pet Gifts, Fragrance, Primitive and Folk Art, Tile, Stone, Candles,

Wire Mesh Buffalo by

Peter Robinson Smith

Mosaics, Wire Mesh, Stone, Candles, Stained Glass, Turned Wood, Basketry, Leather, Glass Chimes, “Sports” wear, Felting, Handbags, Walking Sticks, Accessories, Flags, Burl Wood,  & more. 

Ginger SargentCome and sample gourmet delights such as Herbal Dips, Tea,

Honey, Nuts, Home-made Fudge and Candies, Oils, Vinegars, Maple, Cannoli, Pickles, Hot Sauces, Slushy Mixes, Mustards & more.

Westminster WhimsyHebert Honey HerbalDips

Bring your appetite … Food Vendors include traditional American Fare and Lobster Rolls, plus Fried Dough with all the fixins, Fabulous Kettle Corn, Gourmet Lemonade, Trolley Dogs and Fresh Healthy Paninis, Guzpacho, Soups and more!

Live craft demonstrations include Basketry, Decorative Painting, Fiber Art, Red Work Sewing, Pottery, Tile Making, Leather Embossing & Acrylic Sculptures and more. 

The Rotary Club starts us off Saturday morning with their fabulous       Pancake Breakfast! From 7:30am to 10am

Lobster Bake

North Shore Old Car Club will display over 75 Antique or Vintage Autos on Sunday ….

The Gloucester Waterfront Festival runs from 9am to 6pm each day.

Handicap Accessible and friendly pets are welcome, on a leash. Sophia Puppy

Directions: From Route 128 North take Exit 14. 

Stage Fort Park, Hough Ave Gloucester

Admission is FREE! Rain or Shine. 

Free parking along Stacy Boulevard or at the High School. However, please note that there is fee to park  across the street at Beach Parking.

Free, live “family style” entertainment includes

Julie & Brownie Pirate Show, Mary Poppins Pops In,
51 Soul, All Hands Drumming,   

Just Like Newman

Some Links of Interest …

Exhibitor List … See who is in the Show!

Wow! This Event is awesome and bigger than ever!

Directions …

Stage Fort Park, Hough Ave, Gloucester, MA

Easy to find … From Route 128 North, take Exit 14 , follow to end. 

Weather … Festival goes on Rain or Shine … but it’s looking good!

Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce

Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce

Area info dining, shopping …

Keep the Party going at the Downtown Gloucester Block Party

On Saturday August 17 from 6pm to 11pm

Shop ~ Dine ~ Dance

A few photos from past years Waterfront Festival …

Crowds at GunstockGloucester Kids Area


For more information visit

or call 603-332-2616

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