JUNE 6 (Saturday)-early morning with 7:15am pick-up of dignitaries and
press at various overnight docking locations and Circle Line at 42nd
9am start of flotilla at Statue of Liberty joined by some of our River
Day sponsors: Circle Line, Water Taxi, Classic Harbor Line, SeaTow,
Discover Boating, North Cove Yacht Club, NYS Canal Corporation and River
Day Safety Vessel-Launch Five.
Parade by Harlem, Cloisters, Yonkers, and Hudson River Museum.
Arrival in Tarrytown and Nyack area around 5-6pm for cannon welcome and
ringing of church bells, festivities and fireworks. Fireworks Program -
Adjacent to Kingsland Point Park, Sleepy Hollow, 9 pm. For info:
www.westchestertourism.com and www.rockland.org
Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome antique plane fly-overs (www.oldrhinebeck.org).
Overnight for flagships-Onrust and Woody at Nyack Boat Club, all others
in vicinity of Tarrytown and Piermont.
JUNE 7 (Sunday)-departure at 8am.
Arrival in Haverstraw, Croton and Ossining by 11am for midday
celebration, leaving Haverstraw by 2pm sharp.
Parade by Stony Point, Peekskill, and other communities.
Parade by West Point to 16 cannon salute.
Arrival and cannon welcome in Newburgh/Beacon around 6pm.
Newburgh hosting music, Dutch singers and festivities
Long Dock Beacon-Scenic Hudson hosting Welcome the Fleet Festival
(www.scenichudson.org) with music and cuisine. Beacon Sloop Club and
City of Beacon hosting music and festivities.
Overnight for flagships-Clearwater, Mystic, and Woody in Beacon; Half
Moon, Harvey and Cleveland in Newburgh. Onrust TBA.
JUNE 8 (Monday)-flagships stay in Beacon/Newburgh for educational
programs all day.
Jet fly-overs, West Point Band and other festivities.