The Annual Moby Dick Marathon

Event Date: 
Friday, January 6, 2017 to Sunday, January 8, 2017
Location: 
New Bedford Whaling Museum
New Bedford, MA
United States

The New Bedford Whaling Museum’s Moby-Dick Marathon celebrates its annual non-stop reading of Herman Melville’s literary masterpiece with a 2-day program of entertaining activities and events. Since 1995, the Museum has marked the anniversary of Herman Melville’s 1841 departure from the Port of New Bedford and Fairhaven aboard the whale ship Acushnet with this midwinter tradition, which attracts hundreds of Melville enthusiasts from all walks of life.