MAYFLOWER II – TOP 2020 EVENTS
As the world deals with the Coronavirus, you can get up to date information here on postponements and new dates for events in both the USA and Europe. We will update this site on a daily basis to keep you informed. Here are the changes the major organizers have announced so far, listed by organizer:
Plymouth 400 USA
Provincetown 400 USA
Newport, Rhode Island
Mayflower 400 UK
April 24, 2020. Plymouth 400 Commemoration Opening Ceremony. MAYFLOWER will be honored at this special event. Invited participants include state and federal officials, representatives of the United Kingdom, The Netherlands, colony partners, and many more. Plymouth, Massachusetts.
May 14-19, 2020. MAYFLOWER Sails 2020 into Boston Harbor with USS Constitution. The two ships will together and then dock next to each other for a week-long maritime festival. Watch Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh announce the event.
May 21-25, 2020. MAYFLOWER Homecoming celebration when the iconic ship returns to her permanent home in Plymouth, Massachusetts. Memorial Day Weekend.
June 27-28, 2020. Official Maritime Salute to the 400th Anniversary. This two-day Maritime Salute pays tribute to the Pilgrims’ journey on board the MAYFLOWER from Plymouth, England, to the site of Plymouth Colony in the new world.
September 7 – 14, 2020. MAYFLOWER Port Visit to Provincetown. Daily historical re-enactments of the signing of the Mayflower Compact, plus other events and celebrations.
September 12, 2020. MAYFLOWER Gala in Provincetown. The event commemorates the signing of the Mayflower Compact. The event will feature food, spirits an historical reenactments.
September 13, 2020. MAYFLOWER Society Descendants Visit Provincetown. The culminating event of Mayflower’s Port Visit will be a Sunrise Toast and Bon Voyage as she journeys across Plymouth Bay to her home at Plymouth and Plimoth.
September 14, 2020. MAYFLOWER Sunrise Bon Voyage. The culminating event of Mayflower’s Port Visit will be a Sunrise Toast and Bon Voyage as she journeys across Plymouth Bay to her home at Plymouth and Plimoth.
Fall 2020. Continuing festivals, celebrations and education outreach.
November 11, 2020. 400th Anniversary of MAYFLOWER Compact signing.