Second Sundays TankerTime, 6 pm to 1 am, May through September. FREE. (In July, the event will be the 21st, the THIRD Sunday due to Formula-E car race occurring here on the SECOND Sunday). Enjoy the main deck of PortSide's historic ship, the tanker MARY A. WHALEN. Bring dinner, drinks, a book... Lounge in a hammock, read books from our maritime library. Stretch out in a lounge chair, immerse yourself in the maritime ambiance of our location. At 10 pm, the musicians jam of Mediterranean music starts and runs until midnight. Get a sense of the vibe here.
The main deck of our oil tanker ship is open for TankerTime M-F, 10am to 6pm; Second Sundays of May through September from 6pm to midnight often during the day on weekends. Amenities include: ArtTable with free art supplies, maritime books, TankerTots play area with toys and kiddie pool, hammocks, lounge chairs, tables and chairs. If you want to schedule a school or group visit to tour the inside of the ship, please see our Contact page. Our e-museum Red Hook WaterStories is always open as your guide to Red Hook past and present.