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Accommodations

TownePlace Suites By Marriott

Date of opening: Fall 2020

City/Town: Westport, MA

Brief Description: Limited Service, all suites hotel.

Rooms: 90

Attractions

Name: Spirit of Plymouth Walking Tours, Hometown Heroes Tour

Date: Fall 2020

Brief Description: A 90-minute easy stroll around downtown Plymouth. The tour talks about the early days of Plymouth Colony and discusses Plymouth’s contributions to the Revolutionary War.

Events

Plymouth 400, Remembrance Ceremony

Date: April 23, 2021

Brief Description: This ceremony will be held with visiting dignitaries and local and State officials to remember the Pilgrims and Wampanoag people of 1620 and their contributions and sacrifices. Details TBD

Wampanoag Ancestors Walk

Date: May 2021

Brief Description: The walk, originally scheduled for August of 2020, will be moved to May, 2021. Final date and details to come. The Wampanoag Ancestors Walk will be led by the Wampanoag tribes of Massachusetts. Placards will be carried with the names of the original 69 villages of the Wampanoag Nation. Participants will pay homage to Massasoit and King Phillip and will stop at designated sites to bless the spots where Wampanoag ancestors walked. The walk will conclude with a drum ceremony and homage to Native souls, followed by a reception.

Official Maritime Salute to the 400th Anniversary

Date: June 25-27, 2021

Brief Description: In adhering to policies put forth by the federal, state, and local governments, the Official Maritime Salute to the 400th Anniversary, a large-scale Plymouth waterfront event planned for June 27 & 28 of 2020, has been moved to June 25-27, 2021. An extra day has been added to include a 400th Anniversary ceremony to kick off the weekend. The Official Maritime Salute pays tribute to the Pilgrims’ journey on board the Mayflower from Plymouth, England, to the site of Plymouth Colony in the new world.