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Rocky Neck Art Colony Walking Tour

Thursday, September 21, 2023

Rocky Neck Art Colony Walking Tour

Date & Time

Thursday, September 21, 2023

Recurring Event

Time Slot(s):

11:00 am to 12:30 pm

Tours will start at the parking lot adjacent to 9 Rocky Neck Ave and end at the Cultural Center at 6 Wonson Street.

Reservation Required

You may register here.


Explore Rocky Neck with a guided tour of the neighborhood focusing on earliest residents, Native Americans, fishermen, inventors, tourists, artists and more! In appreciation of the unique continuum that is Rocky Neck today, this walking tour showcases both the rich history of Rocky Neck as well as the contributions and achievements of the present community. Rocky Neck Art Colony offers these tours as a partner in the city-wide effort to mark the 400+ anniversary of Gloucester.

Special Instructions

Tours last 1 – 1.5 hours and cover approximately .75 miles. Tours begin at the Rocky Neck Parking Lot and end at the Cultural Center, 6 Wonson Street. Tour participants are encouraged to park in the parking lot at the entrance to Rocky Neck(adjacent to 9 Rocky Neck Ave) where a volunteer tour guide meets the group. Comfortable shoes are encouraged. Be prepared to walk on uneven terrain.

Weather Restrictions

Tours will be cancelled in inclement weather.


6 Wonson Street, Gloucester, MA 01930

6 Wonson Street, Gloucester, MA 01930



Accessible / Wheelchair or stroller accommodating

Parking Available

Restrooms Available

Event Category

  • Arts & Culture
  • History
  • Maritime
  • Walking Tour

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