Thousands of people will be heading to the Bayfront to see some of the worlds most impressive vessels. Nine ships from all over the world will be docked at the bayfront through Sunday.
Some ships are already docked at Dobbins Landing including Pride of Baltimore II from Baltimore, Maryland .
At the Maritime Museum, the El Galeon from Spain and When and If , from Rhode Island
Erie’s own US Brig Niagara is now back home after sailing to several tall ship events throughout the summer.
Captain, William Sabatini, told JET 24 Action News it’s a challenge to be away from family and friends for months at a time.
“This is our chance to show our family, our Erie family what we do for a living because now we’re bringing it home bringing all the ships home and we get to show it off to everybody here,” said Captain Sabatini.
Tall Ships tickets will be available at the Bayfront Convention Center and the Maritime Museum. Tall Ships runs through Sunday.