5 p.m. — Carnival Opens
5-10 p.m. — Wristband Night at carnival, with youngsters able to ride throughout the night for one price. Discount tickets available in local stores.
6:30 p.m. — Fiesta 5K Road Race, cosponsored by Cape Ann YMCA. Race starts at Stage Fort Park; Finish line at St. Peter’s Park. For further details, contact the Cape Ann YMCA.
8 to 11:30 p.m. — Youth Block Dance and Music featuring live band “Runaround,” St. Peter’s Park.
4:45 p.m. — Greasy Pole Walk and Women’s Seine boat races, Pavilion Beach.
6:30 p.m. — Entertainment, Before opening ceremonies.
7:30 p.m. — Formal Opening Ceremonies, St. Peter’s Square
8:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. — Music by Seabreeze.
9:30 a.m. — Youth & Adult Soccer Games.
10 a.m. — Pavilion Beach, Military Seine boat race: U.S. Coast Guard vs U.S. Navy; Gloucester Fire Department vs. Gloucester Police Department.
3 p.m. — Children’s Games, Beach Court.
4:45 p.m. — Sports Events, Pavilion Beach – Seine boat races & Greasy Pole contest.
8 p.m. — 11:30 p.m. — Musical Entertainment, St. Peter’s Square, Franco Corso & Lisa Della Rosa
10 a.m. — Celebration of Mass of St. Peter, at St. Peter’s Park, with the Most Rev. Arthur Kennedy, auxiliary bishiop of the Archdiocese of Boston, and the Rev. James Achadinha, pastor of the Catholic Collaborative of Cape Ann, covering parishes of Holy Family and Our Lady of Good Voyage.
Noon — Procession of St. Peter, following the celebration of Outdoor Mass.
3 p.m. — Blessing of the Fleet, Stacy Boulevard.
3 p.m. — Concert, U.S. Navy Band Northeast, St. Peter’s Park.
4:45 p.m. — Sports Events, at Pavilion Beach — Seine boat races and Greasy Pole Championship Walk.
6 p.m. — Concert, St. Alfio’s Band, St. Peter’s Park.
6:30 p.m. — Children’s pinata contest – Pascucci Court.
7:15 p.m. — Awards Ceremony – Trophies awarded to winners of the Sports Events.
8:30 p.m. — Musical Entertainment, St. Peter’s Park – “Panorama” featuring vocalist Natalie Pinto.
11 p.m. — Raffle Drawings and Closing Procession.