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Laborfest: Labor Maritime History Boat Tour

Sunday, July 14, 2019
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Event Type:
Party/Street Party
Location Details:
Fisherman's Wharf, Pier 41, Gate 3, Blue and Gold Fleet Pier 41 (next to 39), Gate 3, near Old Tyme Treats, San Francisco. F Train, Buses: 8x, 30, 47.

Labor Maritime History Boat Tour
5:45 PM Boarding, 6:00 PM Departure
Boat leaves promptly at 6:00 PM
Please arrive 30 minutes before the boarding time.
Tour lasts 3 hours
A complimentary meal will be provided, however, if you are on a special diet, please bring your own food.
(Sorry, we do not take any special orders for food.)

Join the best labor maritime boat trip in the world as we go to historical sites on the bay and the Oakland container port. We will hear about our working class history, and how the SF General Strike helped shape the character of San Francisco and the Bay Area. Labor historians Gray Brechin, Harvey Schwartz, Harvey Smith, Lawrence Shoup and labor photographer Joseph Blum will speak. We will hear about union organizing struggles facing labor and our communities today.
July 14 is the birthday of troubadour Woody Guthrie and the 230th anniversary of Bastille Day. Labor musicians will sing out about the struggles of working people and you can join in. There will also be a meal making this the best happening in San Francisco.
Come one, come all and experience of our great bay maritime tour.
To make your reservation:
By E-mail: laborfest [at]
Or call: (415) 642-8066
and leave (1) your name, (2) phone number, and, (3)number of people in your party. (We prefer e-mail.)
We will contact you to confirm your reservation. Then, you should mail a check ($45/person, $25/age 6 to 12, free for children under 6) to LaborFest, P.O.Box 40983, San Francisco, CA 94140.
We don’t send out tickets, but as soon as we receive your check, we will either e-mail or call you back to let you know that we received your check, and your reservation is confirmed.
You will get your ticket at the gate before you get on the boat.
We will be gathering at Pier 41, Gate 3 (Blue & Gold Fleet).
Please be there at least 30 minutes before departure time in order to go through paper work.
Please make your reservation early to make sure you have a ticket.
Added to the calendar on Tue, Jun 18, 2019 11:32PM
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