Join us for the New England Whale Festival!
Saturday, June 22nd, 2019
Beach Clean up co-hosted by Cisco Brewers and Friends of Wollaston Beach 9-11 AM
New England Whale Festival at Marina Bay, with Cisco Brewers bringing a slice of Nantucket to the Festival with a pop-up featuring its award-winning craft beer and wine! 11 AM - 3 PM
Connect with diverse exhibitors focused on marine conservation, education, water recreation, and safe boating.
The annual New England Whale Festival features exhibits promoting marine conservation and boater education, with:
- Onsite marine mammal scientists
- Kid's activities
- Free boat rides
- Cisco Brewers Whales Tale Ale
- and much more.
This free festival takes place rain or shine, is dog-friendly, and just plain FUN for everyone!
MARINE DEBRIS STATION
Come talk trash with us! Sift through the sand and learn about the top culprits contributing to an unhealthy ocean. and how we can make our oceans healthy.
BONES & BALEEN
Always a favorite, WDC has real whale baleen and bones for you to view and touch. Find out how big a whale rib really is - you may be surprised!
INFLATABLE RIGHT WHALE
Meet Delilah, a critically endangered North Atlantic right whale! Step inside and see her lungs, skeleton, skull, and baleen!
RIGHT WHALE OBSTACLE COURSE
This is a fun and interactive activity for kids and adults to learn about threats to the right whale population, as well as other whales of New England.
BOATER EDUCATION BOOTHS
WDC, the Environmental Police, and the Quincy Police Department's Marine Division will have information stations set up, with representatives from each organization. The Quincy police will be offering free boat rides, too!
Climb aboard the R/V Auk, the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary's 50 ft., multi-purpose research vessel, and speak with representatives from the sanctuary.
All-day parking at Squantum Point Park is $5.00
From there it is a 5 minute walk along the boardwalk to the Festival