Since 1978. Sailfest is Southeastern Connecticut’s premiere summertime event, which attracts over 200,000 people. Complete with a major fireworks display, amusement rides, free entertainment, Tall Ships, and over 250 vendors lining the streets. There will be plenty to see, buy, and eat, so make sure to come hungry and ready to try new food! Sailfest produces multiple stages of free entertainment with musical genres ranging in Funk, Rock, Latin, and more. Many new and upcoming artists are ready to take the stage, as well as some known and loved ones.Locally hand-made crafts, art, clothing and jewelry are just a few of the things among the vast array of wares for sale from over 250 vendors lining the streets. Each vendor has something different to offer!