September 7th, 8th, and 9th
The Tugboat Roundup takes place at the Waterford Harbor, the weekend after Labor Day. The event kicks off with a tugboat parade up the Hudson River on Friday afternoon. Saturday evening features a spectacular fireworks display. Vendors, live music, tug tours, presentations,boat ride, and children's activities are enjoyed all weekend.
Friday, September 7th
- Tug parade, live music and vendors
Saturday, September 8th
- Tug tours, boat rides, children's activities, vendors, live music, beer barge, fireworks
Sunday, September 9th
- Tug tours, boat rides, children's activities, vendors, live music, closing ceremonies
About the Tugs
The Tugboat Roundup typically features about thirty vessels, including working tugs, historic tugs, mini-tugs, barges and other vessels of distinction.
Over a hundred vessels have participated since the Roundup began in 1999.
Waterford sits at the confluence of the Hudson and Mohawk Rivers. It is the gateway to the Erie and Champlain Canals and home of the Waterford Flight of Locks. The flight is the greatest lift in the shortest distance on any canal system in the world. The Village of Waterford, founded in 1794 is the oldest continually incorporated village in the United States. The Town of Waterford was founded in 1816.