Tall Ships Festival Hosted by Ocean Institute


Hosted by Ocean Institute, join the community for a day of fun among these historic tall ships!

Schedule of Events:

Friday

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

Parade of Sail (4-7:30 p.m.): 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 -10:30 a.m.): Join our mermaid friends for brunch, storytime, and under the sea crafts!

Festival (10 a.m.-4 p.m.): Tall Ships tours, pirate adventures, mermaid encounters, unique vendors, Sierra Nevada Beer Garden, and more await for you at the 32nd Annual Festival. For a full list of activities, please click here. 

Cannon Battles (4:30-7:30 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! Visit www.ocean-institute.org/tall-ships-festival for additional information.


Your Tall Ship Festival pass inlcudes:

-Admission for both days of the festival, Sept. 8-10

-Tours of the ships from 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

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

-Entertainment, Live Music and Craft Beer Garden

Do you have a pirate in training or a mermaid believer? Don't forget to add-on a pirate lesson or mermaid encounter at check-out!


Cancellations & Refunds:

NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES: All sales are final with no refunds. Your purchase of this ticket is an agreement to these terms.If for some reason you have to cancel, consider your ticket purchase as a donation to help keep the maritime story alive for future generations to enjoy.

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