Tall Ships Festival is around the corner!

Posted by Teresa Mihelic HelpDesk on Thursday, August 24th, 2017 at 11:37am.

Every September the Dana Point Harbor becomes a forest of towering masts, billowing sails, and stately wooden ships in early September during the annual Toshiba Tall Ships Festival, the largest gathering of historic sailing ships on the West Coast. 

Join us for a day of fun among these historic tall ships! Your Tall Ship Festival pass includes: 

-Admission for both days of the festival

-Tours of the ships from 10 am to 3:30 pm

-Access to visiting demonstartions, exhibits, crafts, reniactor encampment, and more inside the Ocean Institute

-Entertainment, Live Music and Craft Beer Garden

Cost:

Members: $9 / adults (15 years and up), $7 / child (ages 3-14)
Non-members: $10 / adults (15 years and up), $8 / child (ages 3-14)
Family 4-Pack: $30.00 

 

Schedule of Events:

Friday

Sails ‘n Ales (6:00 pm -9:00 pm): Craft beer tasting from five (5) different California breweries, live music, mermaids and prime viewing for Parade of Sail!

Parade of Sail (4:00 pm-7:30 pm): Join the armada as you cast off for adventure aboard a historic tall ship during the annual tall ships parade at sunset.  Work with the crew hauling up sail or simply sit back and enjoy the spectacular demonstration of skill, knowledge and survival!

Saturday & Sunday:

Mermaid Breakfast (9:00 am-10:30 am): Join our mermaid friends for brunch, storytime, and under the sea crafts! 

Festival (10:00 am-4:00 pm): Tall Ships tours, pirate adventures, mermaid encounters, unique vendors, Sierra Nevada Beer Garden, and more await for you at the 32nd Annual Festival. 

Cannon Battles (4:30 pm-7:30 pm): Enjoy blasting cannons, towering rigging, bustling decks, and the magnificence of a canvas full of wind during a Cannon Battle! Work with the crew hauling up sail or simply sit back and enjoy the spectacular demonstration of skill, knowledge, and survival!

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