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Photos: 2015 Greenport Maritime Festival’s parade, gala and more

2015 Greenport Maritime Festival

Thousands of people visited Greenport Village on Saturday and enjoyed a celebration of area’s nautical history during the East End Seaport Museum & Maritime Foundation’s 26th annual Maritime Festival.

The event began Friday night with a Land and Sea gala and continued Saturday with a parade through downtown, followed by dozens of maritime themed activities. Vendors lined the streets selling souvenirs, clothing and food.

At the annual Blessings of the Waters event on Saturday, 11-year-old Constantinos Triantafillou of Greenport took home a trophy after diving into the harbor to retrieve a wooden cross.

The festival continues Sunday.

Visit northforker.com for complete coverage of the Maritime Festival, including more photos of the Saturday’s parade and Friday’s gala.