Gloucester, Massachusetts

Gloucester Massachusetts is a place for truly authentic adventure!  Just a 45 minute car ride from downtown Boston, Gloucester, home to America’s oldest seaport, offers so much to see and do no matter the season!  This gorgeous coastal community boasts of hometown spirit, maritime history, fresh seafood and a spectacular working waterfront. Our natural beauty is an ever-changing backdrop to explore, and also home to artists, independent shops, award-winning restaurants, with beach strolls and nature trails for everyone to enjoy. We invite you to DISCOVER GLOUCESTER!

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38th Annual Schooner Festival

 

Plan your Schooner Festival weekend in beautiful Gloucester: America’s Oldest Seaport. Browse discovergloucester.com for all of the info you need to STAY, DINE, and PLAY during Schooner Festival. Click here to learn more and plan your visit.

Click here to access the up-to-date Schooner Festival schedule of events on Maritime Gloucester’s website.

Culture Splash is Back!

Experience firsthand, the artistic, creative spirit of Gloucester this summer with Culture Splash! From 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Thursday evenings throughout July and August, Rocky Neck Cultural District and Harbortown Cultural District are co-hosting a collection of art demonstrations, live musical performances, and imaginative exhibitions for all to experience and enjoy. Cape Ann Harbor Tours is providing a complimentary water shuttle to get you from one district to the other — enjoy views of Gloucester from the water while utilizing this FREE shuttle!

Click here to learn more about Culture Splash.

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