Parade of Sail
Join the armada


Set sail on any one of the historic tall ships and watch the sun dip below the horizon as you help the Ocean Institute kick-off the 34th Annual Festival. Experience the wind, the sounds, and the firing of the cannon as you sail along the coast in the Parade of Sail. 

Eventbrite - Parade of Sail: Friday, September 7


Non-Members: $65.00/adult, $55.00/child (4-12 years)*
Members receive 10% off when you enter your member I.D. at checkout. 
*Minimum age 4 years.

Additional Information: 

Check-in: 3:00 pm (please arrive no later than 3:30 pm)
Board: 4:00 pm* 
Sail: 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm 
*R/V Sea Explorer Escort Cruise boards at 4:30 pm 

* Tall Ships are not wheelchair accessible.

Please make sure you arrive no later than 4:00 pm. Refunds will not be provided if you miss your boarding time. 

Parking & Shuttle Information: 

The Ocean Institute is pleased to sponsor free shuttles that run directly to the Festival. Parking is free at the designated shuttle lots located at Strand Vista Park and Dana Hills High School.

Free Parking Lot: Stand Vista Park (PCH and Selva Road)
Shuttle Time: Friday, 3:00 pm to 9:30 pm