Mid
~
Late Apr

Nagasaki Tall Ship Festival

Free
Festival

The Nagasaki Tall Ship Festival takes place towards the end of 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.

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