Sailfest New London Returns July 12-14

NBC Connecticut and Telemundo Connecticut are proud to be partners of the 42nd annual Sailfest celebration in New London from July 12-14.

Sailfest is Southeastern Connecticut’s premier summertime event, attracting hundreds of thousands of people. There is plenty of fun for the entire family, including tall ships, vendors, endless food options, amusement rides and free entertainment. Saturday’s festivities conclude with one of Connecticut's largest fireworks displays.

Tickets can be purchased to sail the harbor on the Mystic Whaler tall ship, and tour the Fire Fighter, America's fireboat.

NBC Connecticut will be handing out swag on Saturday from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the whale tale plaza off State Street near Bank Street.

The popular fireworks will take place on Saturday, July 13 at 9 p.m.

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For the full event schedule, including details on the Sailfest 5K Road Race, Pirate Invasion and new Sunday Family Funday activities, click here.

NBC Connecticut and Telemundo Connecticut are the official television partners of Sailfest.

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