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Commodore’s Reception

Starting a new tradition of honoring great friends and advocates for Stamford Harbor and Long Island Sound, SoundWaters has named Stamford native and local businessman, Raymond L. Redniss, as its first HarborFest Commodore.  Ray will be honored at the official HarborFest Launch Reception on Friday, August 25 at Stamford Yacht Club. A longtime member of […]

Cardboard Kayak Races

Race for the Mayor’s Trophy in the Cardboard Kayak Races, sponsored by Aquarion Water The wildly popular Cardboard Kayak Race will have separate adult and youth races this year.  Teams will build their boats from supplied cardboard and tape and then race them on the Harbor.  The youth race (under 18) will take place at […]

Try Scuba Diving

Have you ever wanted to try SCUBA diving, but didn’t know how or where?  Well you can in the Go Dive Now pool at HarborFest.  The Go Dive Now pool is a 20×30 foot, 15,000-gallon mobile pool.  It comes complete with dressing rooms, all the newest diving equipment, including wetsuits and fins for all ages.  […]

Harbor History Tours

Enjoy a leisurely boat tour of Stamford Harbor and learn all about the colorful history of our great harbor since 1642.  Led by the Stamford Historical Society and Stamford Yacht Club. Tours will depart HarborFest at 10:15 and 11:15am, 12:15 and 1:15pm. Tickets for the Harbor Tour cost only $5 per person and may be […]

Mini Golf

Play a Round along the Water on the HarborFest Seaside Golf Links, presented by Redniss & Mead HarborFest is bringing golf to Stamford Harbor!  Constructed just for HarborFest, the nine-hole layout will wind its way through the Harbor Point waterfront bringing lighthouses, wishing wells, windmills and loop de loops into play.  The course is designed […]

Build a Boat

Build a Boat, sponsored by Bright Horizons Childrens Centers Not old enough to build a cardboard kayak?  Even young children can have fun building a small boat at HarborFest.  Children will get instructions from SoundWaters Young Mariners to build and decorate a sturdy, small wooden sailboat that they can take home as their HarborFest souvenir.  […]

HarborFest Village

Tour the HarborFest Village Dozens of the area’s unique and innovative merchants will be on the HarborFest boardwalk all day with product displays, samples and demonstrations for visitors of all ages.  Whatever your need or interest, you’ll find it in the HarborFest Village. Learn more about the HarborFest Village.

Tour the Boats of Stamford Harbor

Tour and learn about all the important boats that work on Stamford Harbor. US Coast Guard – Learn from the officers and watch demonstrations of water rescues and Coast Guard technology Stamford Fire Boat – This boat has all the cool rescue equipment and fire hoses needed to keep people safe on the water Stamford […]

Kayak and Paddle Board Rentals

Explore Stamford Harbor on a Kayak or Paddle board Want to get on the water in a human-powered boat?  SoundWaters has plenty of kayaks and paddle boards for rent on the Harbor Point waterfront.  All the equipment sold out last year so it’s a good idea to reserve your boat in advance. Reservations and more […]