Hosting an event during Trails & Sails provides your site or organization with the opportunity to connect with thousands of people, receive free print & digital marketing via the event series, and tie your work into the larger themes of the Essex National Heritage Area.

Who can host an event?

Hosting an event during Trails & Sails is a great opportunity for:

  • Historic Houses & Museums
  • Nonprofits with a nature, history, or cultural focus
  • Town, city, state, or community groups or agencies with sites or stories to share
  • Businesses that can provide a unique experience like a tour or demonstration
  • Artists, makers, or educators with a presentation or hands-on opportunity


Why host a Trails & Sails event?

Hosting a Trails & Sails event provides:

  • Free print & digital marketing for your event(s) & your organization;
  • The ability to plug into a larger awareness campaign of heritage sites and stories;
  • The opportunity to generate more engagement and appreciation for your work in the heritage community;
  • A chance to attract repeat visitors & future customers or members!