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City of Water Day

Join the Seaport Museum, in partnership with the Waterfront Alliance and the Seaport, and fellow climate-conscious partners for the 16th annual City of Water Day, which provides programs and activities across the region that champion a climate-resilient New York and New Jersey Harbor.

There are several ways you can join the celebration with the Seaport Museum, both on and near the water, which celebrate the importance of a resilient and equitably shared waterfront.

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Saturday, July 15

Multiple locations

Tours on the Water

1pm, 2:30pm, 4pm | Pier 16 | $15–$50

Celebrate New York’s waterways on a thrilling daytime sail through the stunning New York Harbor aboard the Museum’s 1885 schooner Pioneer or the 1930 tugboat W.O. Decker! Pioneer sails are 2-hours, leaving at 1pm and 4pm. W.O. Decker rides are 75-minutes, leaving at 1pm and 2:30pm. Advanced registration is encouraged.

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Activities on Land

12–5pm | Pier 16, 211 Water St | Free

Come to Pier 16 for free kid-friendly booths at the Resilience Street Fair that offer activities related to climate resilience and our shared waterfront. At 211 Water Street, Bowne & Co. will be offering free printing demonstrations at 1:30pm and 2:30pm. No registration is required for these land-based offerings, and walk-ups are welcome.

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About Seaport Museum

The South Street Seaport Museum, located in the heart of the historic Seaport District, preserves and interprets the history of New York as a great port city. Founded in 1967, the Seaport Museum includes an extensive collection of works of art and artifacts, a maritime reference library, galleries, working 19th-century print shop, and a fleet of historic vessels that all work to tell the story of “Where New York Begins.”

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