April 28, 2018
8:00am - 4:00pm
39 Tarkiln Place
New Bedford, MA 02745
Don't miss our signature event and our biggest sale of the year! Demos, exhibitors, crafters, and instructionals throughout the day.
Don't forget, EVERYTHING in our 30,000 sq/ft. warehouse will be on sale from
20 - 40% off! *
*excluding standing rigging and systems, which are discounted 10%
Rope Fest is our biggest festival of the year. It's a demo day, instructional seminar, fair, and huge sale — all rolled into one fantastic event.
Some of the many demonstrations, exhibitions, promotions and tutorials include:
- Splicing, winch maintenance, and hardware inspection tutorials from the R&W Rope - Rigging Solutions team
- Rock climbing and outdoor product demos from R&W Rope Outdoors staff
- Decorative knot tying exhibition
- Climbing wall for all ages
- Arborist and tree cutting demonstration
- Lifesaving and rescue demonstration from Boston Fire Department trainers
- Children's paracord crafts
- Free food and refreshments
- Gift Certificate and gift bag giveaways
- EVERYTHING ON SALE!
See the latest gear and chat with manufacturers reps from companies like:
Several of our favorite local non-profits will be in attendance, including:
- Buzzards Bay Coalition
- Community Boating Center of New Bedford
- Herreshoff Museum
- New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center
- New Bedford Coast Guard Auxilliary
Shop and chat with some of our favorite partners, including:
- Lindsay Tia
- Fids & Fibers Arborist Splicing Workshop
- Busy Bee Nauticals
- Paige’s Paracord
- The Black Leash
- Beetle Cat
- Arborist Patrick Dolan
- Boston Fire Department trainer Frank Rogier
Music by Sharks Come Cruisin'
Fun for the whole family!