Wednesday July 18

Wednesday July 18

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. The final ships arrive before noon. Food and beverages are served at several places along the quay.

12:00 - 18:00

Some of the ships invite you to visit them on deck. It is free.

14:00 - 18:00

The crew members compete in various disciplines. At Tværkaj and Containerkaj you can see kayaking, while Volleyball and Basketball are played at the beach area on Dokvej. At 15.30 you can learn a few street dance moves at the small stage on Trafikhavnskaj.

15:00 - 16:00

Take part in the opening ceremony of The Tall Ships Races in Esbjerg. During the ceremony, Statsraad Lehmkuhl arrives with the crew in the masts, as they sing.

Mayor Jesper Frost Rasmussen will give the opening speech, and the official welcome is ofcourse a cannon salute.

15.30 - 23.00

After the official opening, the first artist will take the the small stage on Trafikhavnskajen.

Kl. 15.30 Sebastian Klein

17.30 JazzVegaz

19.30 Creedence Tribute

21.30 Danmarks John (John Mogensen, Four Jacks)

16:30 - 23.00

On the opening day, the large stage on Dokvej will be the place to be, if you want to party.

13.00 Shanty

16.30 Luftens Helte

19.00 80'erne Lever

21.30 Lars Lilholt Band

16.00 - 18.00

Water activities:

Wednesday: 16.00 – 18.00 can you try kayaking at the corner of Tværkaj and Containerkaj.

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.