Serving as a new host port of the TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE® Great Lakes 2019 race series, Buffalo is honored to welcome a majestic fleet of historic tall ships from harbors throughout the United States and Canada on July 4-7, 2019.
Witness a spectacular fleet of 12 historic tall ships from throughout the US, Canada, Spain and the South Pacific racing through the Great Lakes, making their first ever port appearance in Buffalo! Experience a weekend of family fun, filled with live entertainment, historical exhibits, food and beverages, and much more. Watch for our calendar of events. The star attractions are the tall ships themselves. Basil Port of Call Buffalo is a unique opportunity to view, board and explore these magnificent vessels. And don't miss the Parade of Sail, presented by OneNiagara®, with all of the tall ships!