Late
Apr
 2023

Nagasaki Tall Ship Festival

Free

The Nagasaki Tall Ship Festival takes place in April each year in the spectacular backdrop of Nagasaki Harbor.

Typically the event features a number of square rigged tall ships with their billowing sails providing a romantic glimpse into the bygone days when wind power dominated global shipping.

As part of the festival, there will events on land and at sea including a sail past, races, a chance to go on board the boats while docked, short cruises, evening light-ups of the vessels, markets and fireworks in the evening on the final Saturday and Sunday.

To prevent the spread of COVID-19, many events have been canceled. Always check official sites before heading to an event.

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