Embarkation Festival

Saturday, September 19, 2020 (All day) to Sunday, September 20, 2020 (All day)

The “Embarkation Festival” will be a grand cultural and arts festival led by the English and Wampanoag cultures, and honoring the diverse immigrants who that have become the fabric of American life. Upon entrance, visitors will experience a Native cultural area and English colonial area focused on the history, customs, and legacies of America’s first people, and the first sustaining English colonists. From culinary and music to artisans and exhibitions this event will be designed to honor the past and celebrate the future. In a park-like setting, thousands of people will be engaged in America’s story of exploration, immigration, innovation, self-governance religious-freedom and thanksgiving via cultural and tourism presentations, historical exhibitions, genealogical displays, culinary experiences, and continuous live entertainment. The programing will also include a performance of an international orchestra and choir. Headliner concerts, celebrity involvement, continuous tours of iconic venues and living history presentations will make this festival a “must attend” public event.