Tall Ships Festival Parking


Parking & Transportation
Shuttle and Transportation Options

There is no onsite parking at the Ocean Institute or along Dana Point Harbor Drive. 

Parking Information
Avoid the rush-take the shuttle!

There is no on-site Festival Parking. Please use the free quick and convenient shuttles directly to the Festival. Parking is free at the designated shuttle lots located at Strands Beach and Dana Hills High School. For directions, please click here.

Shuttle Hours

Shuttles will run from 8:30 am to 8:30 pm from all lots.

The last shuttle will leave the Ocean Institute lot 30 minutes after Cannon Battle Cruise Ships have returned. 


Free Parking Options
Take the FREE Shuttle

The Ocean Institute is pleased to sponsor a free shuttle for our visitors to the 33rd Annual Ocean Institute Tall Ships Festival

Parking Lot at Strands Beach (Selva Rd)

If traveling on the I-5 South: exit on Pacific Coast Highway. If traveling on the I-5 North: exit at Beach Cities. From either offramp, go past Dana Point Harbor Drive approximately 1.7 miles. Turn left on Selva Road. Lot will be on the right.*

*If you are coming for Cannon Battle Sails, please park here.