Thursday, February 27th -  Rockport’s 180th Anniversary.



Saturday, November 27th - “400 Days to the 400th”

Kick-off event at City Hall, Thanksgiving weekend 2021.



Friday, May 6th - Community Banquet – Gloucester Cruiseport

Community gala hosted by 400th Committee.


Dec. 31st - Jan. 1st, 2022/23 - “2023 Launch Event”

New Year countdown. Events will take place throughout the city (visual arts, performances, food) culminating in fireworks at midnight.



Spring/Summer 2023 - Neighborhood Festivals

Celebration of each of Gloucester’s unique and distinct neighborhoods. Highlighting ethnic enclaves, industrial heritage, agricultural heritage, and historic properties.


Wednesday, June 28th, 2023 - 96th Annual St. Peter’s Fiesta


Monday, July 3rd, 2023 - “2023 Fishtown Horribles Parade”


Summer 2023 - Sail Boston Fleet Visit

The fleet visit will feature some of the ships participating in Sail Boston coming to Gloucester Harbor for our own “mini-Tall Ships” event. The Sail Boston Fleet visit will include Parade of Sail, ship tours, and maritime demonstrations.


August 8th, 2023 - Reenactment of the “Falcon Incident”


Summer 2023 - “Gloucester Days”

Historic reenactments, demonstrations, theater, tours of historic properties, museum open house hours, and other exciting events will play prominently in this observance.…


Gloucester Celebration Corporation. (GCC), is the organizer of the Gloucester Massachusetts 400th Anniversary Celebration. Learn More.

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