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Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival

October 1 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until October 2, 2022

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum hosts one of the nation’s largest gatherings of small boat enthusiasts and unique watercraft at Mid-Atlantic!

During the festival, marvel at the craftsmanship and innovation used in traditional and contemporary small craft while enjoying CBMM’s waterfront campus and indoor and outdoor exhibitions. Hundreds of amateur and professional boatbuilders and enthusiasts come from all over the region to display their one-of-a-kind kayaks, canoes, and other traditional small craft.

Sailing skiffs, rowing shells, kayaks, canoes, paddle boats, prams, and one-of-a-kind boats will be on display and in the water throughout this family-oriented event. Small craft owners hailing from all over the country will also be available to share their knowledge and boating experiences with guests.

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