Thursday July 19

Thursday July 19

09:00 - 24:00

The free parking space at Skibhøj, Darumvej 164, 6700 Esbjerg is open. Free shuttle buses will take you to Esbjerg Harbor and The Tall Ships Races. See the map here.

10:00 - 23:00

The port is open to visitors.

Food and beverages are served at several places along the quay.

10:00 - 18:00

 The crew invite visitors to take a stroll around the deck. This part of the event is called open ship, and it is free. 

10:00 - 14:00

The crew members of the ships challenge each other in various disciplines. From 10:00, our version of the World Cup in football takes place at the beach area on Dokvej, and the glory and  the honor are at stake when the tug of war  begins at 13:00. From 10:00 participants jump in the water at Tværvej and Containerkaj when they try out Stand-up paddle.

13:00 - 18:00

Water activities:

Thursday: 13.00 – 18.00 can you try stand-up paddle on the corner of Tværkaj and Containerkaj.

Friday: 10.00-12.00 can you try kayaking on the corner of Tvækaj and Containerkaj, and from 12.00 – 18.00 you can try stand-up paddle or EDON-boats.   

15:00 - 16:00

Almost 2,000 crew members participate in the festive Crew Parade. From Hulvej via Havnegade, Stormgade, Kongensgade, Englandsgade, Norgesgade, and Torvegade, the parade moves towards the Square. The parade is always an enjoyable event, and it is definitely worth taking the time to experience. Each ship is represented, and crew members put a lot of effort into the parade by dressing up and entertaining the audience.

16:00 - 17:00

Once the entire parade are present at the Square, the Prize Giving can begin. During the Prize Giving a number of awards are presented to the ships and crew members, for instance, the fastest ship in the four classes will receive an award.

15:30 - 23.00

Head to the small stage at Trafikhavnen to enjoy musical acts for both adults and children.  

13.00 Shanty

15.30 En FanJAZZtisk Trommerejse

17.30 Kalles Store Trommeshow

19.30 Bonnie Bishop Duo

21.30 Barquentine

16:30 - 23.00

On the main stage on Dokvej you will hear live music fit for a maritime party.

13.00 Shanty

16.30 Østkyst Hustlers

19.00 Karl William

21.30 C.V. Jørgensen