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27th Annual Tugboat Race & Competition sponsored by the Working Harbor Committee at Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises

27th Annual Tugboat Race & Competition sponsored by the Working Harbor Committee

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  • Sep. 01, 2019, 10:00am-12:30 pm
  • Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises
  • Pier 83 W. 42nd St. & 12th Ave., Hells Kitchen
  • All Ages
  • $25 adult; $20 senior; $12 kids

Be right in the action at the 27th annual Great North River Tugboat Race & Competition on a Circle Line Sightseeing Cruise vessel located on Pier 83 in Hudson River Park! Purchase your tickets at www.workingharbor.org and get onboard the Spectator Boat to see the whole event up-close. Cruise alongside the Tugboat Parade of Boats up to the starting line at W. 70th Street and race alongside the tugs to the finish line at Pier 84. Boarding begins at 10:15am and departure is at 10:30am. When boat returns at 12:30 pm there is more fun for the whole family after the race on Pier 84! After tugboats tie up at the pier, kids of all ages can test their mettle in the amateur line-toss competition or try their luck in the ever-popular spinach-eating contest.

About Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises

Pier 83 W. 42nd St. & 12th Ave.

Hells Kitchen, NY

212-757-1600