TALL SHIPS REGATTA OFFERS THE AUDIENCE LOTS OF PROGRAM – THIS YEAR ALL THE PROGRAM IS FREE

The event will be officially opened at Friday 26 August at 18.00 on the festive opening ceremony, but theevent area will be opened to the public on Thursday 25 August at 12.00, because during Thursday the most of the ships are expected to arrive on the River Aura. The program starts on Thursday at the stages at 16.00.

The eventarea is located in the west bank of the river from Forum Marinum to Martinsilta bridge and the eastern shore of the river from Martinsilta bridge to Wärtsilä’s old shipyard area. A number of restaurants and program will ensure your comfort while watching sailing vessels. You’ll find  two of the worlds biggest sailing ships you’ll find in a row at the eastern shore, in front of Wärtsilä!

Forum Marinum Squareis a center of entertainment and adventure. There will be benjijumpping area, games and a children’s bouncy castle. Program for children is taken into account in many ways, for example a balloon twisting cow, Martti Aitolehmä is there to entertain children of the area.

At the gates of the event area an info-leaflet are being handed out to the audience and the last minute news can be followed on the web pages of the event.