The 2017 Tall Ships Charleston will be held May 19 – 21, 2017 at the Veterans Terminal Docks at the Old Charleston Navy Base in North Charleston as part of Tall Ships Challenge® Atlantic Coast 2017. The 2018 event will be part of the Tall Ships Challenge® Gulf Coast 2018.
The historic Charleston Naval Base will be host to a grand waterfront celebration of the sea. Tall Ships Charleston 2017 will bring together a wonderful collection of maritime treasures - past, present and future - for 3 days of fun on and off the water. The event will feature beautiful classic ships from around the world, along with a large wooden boat display, sailing, eco-tours, family boat-building, maritime art, music, food vendors, and more.