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Docking in Hamilton on a Wed.  heard there is a festival every Wed. evening.  Is this true & is it worth going to.

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The festival is called Harbour Nights. It is every Wednesday from May 6, 2020 until August 26, 2020. It is a street festival that includes Bermuda’s iconic Gombey dancers. Starts at 7:00. Dancers parade down Front Street about 7:30. Ships docking  in Hamilton dock on Front Street so all you have to do if it is a festival night is walk off the ship and you are there. If you are docked in Hamilton on festival night I think it is worth it. There is no effort except walking off the gangway. 
 

For those reading this post who will docked at the Dockyard or St. George’s in a Wednesday I would say maybe. Last year I was in Bermuda two Wednesday’s. Once at the Dockyard and once at St. George’s and I didn’t go. But I had been to Harbour Nights several times in years past so I knew what it was. 

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On 3/15/2020 at 11:58 AM, Charles4515 said:

The festival is called Harbour Nights. It is every Wednesday from May 6, 2020 until August 26, 2020. It is a street festival that includes Bermuda’s iconic Gombey dancers. Starts at 7:00. Dancers parade down Front Street about 7:30. Ships docking  in Hamilton dock on Front Street so all you have to do if it is a festival night is walk off the ship and you are there. If you are docked in Hamilton on festival night I think it is worth it. There is no effort except walking off the gangway. 
 

For those reading this post who will docked at the Dockyard or St. George’s in a Wednesday I would say maybe. Last year I was in Bermuda two Wednesday’s. Once at the Dockyard and once at St. George’s and I didn’t go. But I had been to Harbour Nights several times in years past so I knew what it was. 

Thank you for posting the details.  We are in the planning phase of our trip to Bermuda via cruise ship when they resume.  This sounds like a fun event.

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We never get to attend as we generally go to Bermuda with NCL and they are there Sun.-Tues. :(. Maybe some day we will fly over and spend a week then we can attend.

Keep safe everybody.

 

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