Sail Boston 2017 is on the horizon. Starting this weekend, you can enjoy dozens of tall ships from around the world as part of the Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta, a 7,000 nautical mile transatlantic race. There are several events happening June 17-22, most notably the Parade of Sail on Saturday. It will be Boston’s first time hosting this scale of a tall ships event in nearly two decades and the only U.S. port of call for this regatta.
Here’s a roundup of where you can eat, drink and watch the ships parade into Boston.
Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse: Celebrate Saturday’s Parade of Sail at Del Frisco’s in the Seaport District with waterside views from every seat in the house. Brunch: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 17. $75 per person. delfriscos.com | Menu | 250 Northern Ave, Boston, MA
Top Catch at Joe’s Waterfront: Get an early start with breakfast at Top Catch, which will open at 8 am from Saturday, June 17 to Thursday, June 22. topcatchatjoes.com | Menu | 100 Atlantic Ave., Boston
ReelHouse: Take in the views from East Boston at this new yacht-style restaurant, which offers fresh New England fare. reelhouseboston.com | Menu | 6 New St., Boston
Gather: Pull up a seat on the patio for a Samuel Adams Tall Ships Ale at this industrial-chic restaurant which neighbors a park overlooking Boston Harbor from the Seaport. gatherboston.com | Menu | 75 Northern Ave., Boston
Pier 6: Enjoy rooftop panoramic views from Charlestown of both the downtown skyline and Boston Harbor. pier6boston.com | Menu | 1 8th St., Boston
Temazcal Tequila Cantina: If margaritas and tequilas are more your style, this is the spot to relax with your favorite beverage and enjoy waterfront views. temazcalcantina.com | Menu | 250 Northern Ave., Boston
Spectacle Island: View the parade of sails celebration from the highest vantage point in Boston Harbor. Breakfast pastries and coffee will be served upon arrival and there will also be a BBQ lunch buffet. Enjoy event narration, family-friendly activities and refreshments on the island. Ferries depart from Boston and Hingham. $75, adults; $70, children. Tickets.
Seaport World Trade Center: It’s one of the best vantage points to enjoy the Parade of Sail in Boston. Tickets include theater-style seating on the North Apron of the Seaport World Trade Center, convenient restroom access, food and beer and wine (guests will be ID’d). $75, adults; $25, children. Tickets.
Roseway Ship: View the tall ships from the water with the World Ocean School on Roseway, an active historic landmark open from June 17-21, 2017 (three sails available each day) for Tall Ships Boston. Departures are from the Moakley Federal Courthouse Dock with the following sail times: 10 am – 12 pm; 1 pm – 3 pm; 4 pm – 6 pm. Drinks, including wine and beer, will be available for purchase on board, and you can bring snacks. All proceeds support the programs of the World Ocean School. $55, adults; $50, seniors and children. Tickets.