Right Whale Festival 2018!

Sunday, May 6
Harbor View Terrace Tent
New England Aquarium

The New England Right Whale Festival is a celebration of the current efforts to help protect North Atlantic right whales from extinction. The New England Aquarium teams up with the Adams School Calvineers, of Castine, Maine, to invite the public to learn from scientists from the Anderson Cabot Center for Ocean Life at the New England Aquarium, other local researchers, and educators about the efforts taking place in our backyard to protect this highly endangered species.

The 2018 festival was held at the Aquarium’s Harbor View Terrace Tent on Boston’s waterfront. There were opportunities to learn more about right whales, meet right whale scientists, and take part in family-friendly activities, such as readings by authors of books with environmental messages.

This event is free; Aquarium admission is not included.

World Oceans Day

Looking for even more fun? Be a part of World Oceans Day at the Aquarium on Sunday, June 10. Vendors can also sign up for this event.


Visitors learn about right whales at the New England Right Whale Festival on May 6, 2018.
Visitors learn about North Atlantic right whales during the 2018 New England Right Whale Festival at the New England Aquarium.