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Coastal Trails Sails to See Festival | Windsor, Amherstburg, Kingsville, & Pelee Island

August 30, 2013 @ 11:00 am - September 2, 2013 @ 8:00 pm

Together, Windsor, Amherstburg, Kingsville and Pelee Island present Coastal Trails: Sails to See TALL SHIPS® Festival.

Coastal Trails Sails to See Talk Ship Festival Windsor EssexFrom August 30 to September 2, Windsor-Essex-Pelee Island proudly hosts the Coastal Trails Sails to See Festival. This can’t-miss event will be the final stop of the Pan Provincial TALL SHIPS® 1812 Tour commemorating the Battle of Lake Erie. This is your chance to see and board numerous majestic tall ships as they drop anchor at five ports throughout our region. Feel history come to life as you explore these spellbinding vessels up close and firsthand. You definitely don’t want to miss these ships!

While the tall ships are the highlight of the festival there is tons of family fun happening all weekend long. Fireworks, Live Actors / Story Tellers, artists, musicians, War of 1812 re-enactments, dance shows, treasure hunts, outdoor movies, and so much more.

The TALL SHIPS® 1812 Tour, presented by Redpath Sugar, will sail to 15 Ontario ports this summer to commemorate the bicentennial of the War of 1812. This pan-­‐provincial tour, produced in partnership with the TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE® Great Lakes 2013 series, will feature tall ships from around the world. From June 14 to September 2, 2013, you can tour the decks of the majestic fleet of ships, participate in War of 1812 interactive experiences, enjoy live musical performances, kids programming and much more.

In Essex County the Sails to See Festival will happen in Windsor, Amherstburg, Kingsville, and on Pelee Island.

Windsor is hosting the Sorlandet, Denis Sullivan, and Pride of Baltimore II
78 Riverside Drive West, Windsor, ON N9A 5K4, Canada

Amherstburg is hosting the Friend’s Goodwill and the Lynx
325 North Shore Road, Pelee Island, ON N0R 1M0, Canada

Kingsville is hosting the Fair Jeanne, Unicorn and the Peacemaker
268 Dalhousie Street, Amherstburg, ON N9V 1X1, Canada

Pelee Island is hosting Liana’s Ransom
Kingsville, ON N9Y 2E8, Canada

Your Boarding Pass gives you onboard ship access at all 4 ports! $15 per person, under age 5 is free.

For Information on where you can purchase your Coastal Trails: Sails to See Boarding Pass and a full agenda of events planned in each community visit http://coastaltrails.ca/

Here’s a great video put together by our friend Gary at Essex Wine Review

Stowaway 1812 Wines Become a Passenger on Liana’s Ransom Tall Ship


August 30, 2013 @ 11:00 am
September 2, 2013 @ 8:00 pm
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Essex County Ontario


Southwestern Ontario Coastal Trails
1-800-265-3633, (519) 253-2300