A highly anticipated event is nearly here.
Tomorrow 10 tall ships will sail into Presque Isle Bay for the Tall Ships Festival.
The event will begin on Thursday at 4 p.m. with the Parade of Sails.
Ten boats from all around the world will be here for locals to tour and take day- sails on.
Friday will begin the tours for the public at 2:30 in the afternoon.
We will have live coverage of the Parade of Sail right here on Jet 24 throughout the parade.
Governor Tom Corbett and First Lady Susan Corbett will help begin the four day event at 1:15 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 5, at the Erie Maritime Museum, 150 E. Front St., Erie.
Corbett will board the Flagship Niagara. U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey and members of Flagship Niagara League will also attend.
The Flagship Niagara will lead the tall ships into Presque Isle Bay for the Parade of Sail and will dock at the Bayfront Convention Center at approximately 6 p.m.
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