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Great North River Tugboat Race & Competition

Great North River Tugboat Race & Competition

Sep 1, 2019 @ 10:30 am3:00 pm

Pier 84


Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

Boat lovers can watch tug boats parade from Pier 84 to the 72nd Street then race back down. Watch epic battles for supremacy in the on-water nose-to-nose pushing and then line-toss contests when tugs arrive at the finish line at Pier 84. On land, captains and kids engage in various nautical competitions including spinach eating and knot tying followed by a festive awards ceremony. Spectator boat tickets available ($12/ages 3–12, $25/adults).

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