Join us for a whale of a weekend on Cape Ann for the
43rd Annual Gloucester Waterfront Festival
August, 17 & 18 , 2024

This vibrant seaside festival features over 200 juried booths of exceptional arts, crafts,
specialty foods, authors, musicians, food trucks, antique cars, craft demonstrations and more!

That’s right, with over 200 booths of American-made arts and crafts, this festival promises a
diverse array of artistic treasures to explore. Discover exceptional arts, crafts, foods, authors,
and musicians—there’s a handmade treasure for everyone!
Let your taste buds rejoice as you indulge in a wide array of delectable specialty and traditional fair
foods, including mouthwatering dumplings, giant Chicago style hot dogs, irresistible fried dough,
fresh juice bursting with flavor, classic kettle corn, sizzling Italian sausages,
organic smoothies and so much more!

Explore our incredible lineup of Artisans!

Experience true “family style” entertainment with live music and even the presence of pirates!
The Rotary Club hosts their annual pancake breakfast on Saturday morning, and the
North Shore Car Club displays an impressive collection of antique automobiles Sunday morning.
Friendly pets are more than welcome to join on a leash.

Event Dates and Hours: Rain or Shine!
Saturday 8/16 from 9 AM to 6 PM,
and Sunday 8/17 from 10 AM to 5 PM

Address: Stage Fort Park – 24 Hough Ave, Gloucester, MA 01930
Directions: take Exit 53 off Route 128.

There is no admission fee* to enter this extraordinary event!
Limited free parking is available along Stacy Boulevard and at Gloucester High School.
*Please note: The city charges a fee for parking at the beach parking lot.
You can reserve your parking space up to 10 days in advance.
For more information on parking please visit the City of Gloucester Website.
Parking for the Waterfront Festival is expanded and will never sell out.

This Event is sponsored by the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce – a non-profit organization whose mission
is to promote its members, provide leadership and advocacy to grow the regional economy,
celebrate our culture, and enhance the quality of life for the greater Cape Ann region.

For more information please visit us at Castleberryfairs.com
or check out the Facebook Event

We cannot wait to welcome you to the 43rd annual Gloucester Waterfront Festival!


Calling all Makers of Fine Arts, Crafts and Specialty Foods!

With applications arriving daily, availability is becoming increasingly limited by category, so please don’t delay – apply today.

Visit Show Availability before completing the online application.

We are excited to welcome you to the 43rd Annual Gloucester Waterfront Festival!