The 400th Anniversary of the Pilgrims Journey to the New World

Plymouth, Massachusetts

Sunday, June 28, 2020 to Thursday, July 2, 2020

Remember Its Significance - They came as a church to worship in liberty; They came as families to establish a new society; Their example inspired exploration, innovation, self-governance, liberty of conscience, a spirit of thanksgiving and future immigration
Experience The History - A narrated re-enactment of the Pilgrim landing at Plymouth Rock; Descendants of the Mayflower, Pilgrims, Native Americans, and representatives of Holland and England tell their stories; Guided historic tours of Plymouth, Boston, Cape Cod, and Salem
Recognize The Impact - Period and patriotic music commemorating the Pilgrims and America; The role of the Pilgrims in our history, presented by Historians and Commentators; Professional dramatic performance of the “Venture of 1620” presented by The Academy Of Arts with a cut-away Mayflower!

Below is the proposed Schedule of Events, but please check the weblink for updates.

Sunday, June 28, 2020
Pilgrim Sabbath Reenactment 10:30 am at the Waterfront
An opening Rally at the National Monument of the Forefathers – 5 pm to 7:30 pm
Honoring the Faith of the Pilgrims - Pilgrim Progress Processional with youth-led worship and inspirational speakers
Revival and relevance of the Pilgrim’s faith for upcoming generations

Monday, June 29, 2020
Historic Tours of Plymouth on the hour – 9 am to 3 pm
Addresses on the Pilgrim Story – New topics each hour – 9 am to 2 pm at the Waterfront
Why the Pilgrims Came – a dramatic program at Memorial Hall – 5 pm to 8:30 pm
Pilgrim Progress Processional with drama and music portraying why the Pilgrims came
Greetings from England, Holland and America—the significance of the Pilgrim’s faith

Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Historic Tours of Plymouth on the hour – 9 am to 2 pm
Addresses on the Pilgrim Story – New topics each hour – 9 am to 2 pm at the Waterfront
John Robinson Statue unveiling and dedication* – 3:30 pm at the Town Square
The Arrival of the Pilgrims—Pilgrim Memorial State Park – 5 pm to 8 pm
Portrayal of the Embarkation and Landing of the Pilgrims
Honoring the Wampanoag Native Peoples
Introduction of the Pilgrim families with special music and remarks from various speakers

Wednesday, July 1, 2020
Historic Tours of Boston, Salem, Plymouth and Cape Cod
Addresses on the Pilgrim Story – New topics each hour – 9 am to 2 pm at the Waterfront
The Venture of 1620 multiple performances by The Academy Of Arts in Memorial Hall

Thursday, July 2, 2020
Historic Tours of Boston, Salem, Plymouth and Cape Cod
Addresses on the Pilgrim Story – New topics each hour – 9 am to 2 pm at the Waterfront
The Venture of 1620 multiple performances by The Academy Of Arts in Memorial Hall