Events @ Herreshoff

From Lecture Series to Community Events, there is always something happening at the Herreshoff Marine Museum in Bristol. Looking to host your event here, too? Contact us.

Upcoming events:

Open House

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND: Free Admission, Guided Tours, Sailing Demos, and more!

Golden Age of the Mighty J-Class

The Sailing Museum 365 Thames St, Newport, RI, United States

Hosted at The Sailing Museum & National Sailing Hall of Fame in Newport, Rhode Island


Other Museum Events

Lecture Series

The Herreshoff Marine Museum’s Monthly Lecture Series brings the knowledge of established authors, sailors, and experts directly to the public. 

Community Events

Free events open to the public full of family fun celebrating Bristol, our beautiful waterfront, and the rich nautical history of the area.

Plan your next event

The Herreshoff Marine Museum is a beautiful venue for your wedding or event. With multiple onsite venues, our team will help make your vision a reality.

Annual Events

The Pella Frostbite Bash

Held every winter, this annual event lifts the winter blues away.

Three happy women holding a sign that says
Summer Sunset Music Series

Weekly concerts on the waterfront. Food trucks, BYOB, and great music!


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4th of July

Located towards the end of the parade route, join us for the biggest day in Bristol each year.

Classic Yacht Regatta

Our annual regatta held in late August features Classics sailboats from all over.