Tall Ships Festival Details

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Courtesy Sheroes Entertainment LLC

Under the Sea Mermaid Breakfast
Saturday, September 9 and Sunday, September 10

Join us and our special mermaid guests for a one-of-a-kind breakfast experience! Meet and greet with our special mermaid friend, make a fun mermaid craft, enjoy pancakes from Party in a Box catering, and watch our mermaid swim underwater! Family fun for all mermaids at heart! 

Dates: 

Saturday, September 9 and Sunday, September 10 at 9:00 am to 10:15 am. 

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Cannon Battle Sails
Saturday September 9th & Sunday September 10th

One of the best ways to experience the Ocean Institute Tall Ships Festival is by sailing aboard a tall ship during the popular mock cannon battles.  Enjoy blasting cannons, towering rigging, bustling decks and the magnificence of canvas full of wind.  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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Tall Ships Festival Adventure Pass
Sat. & Sun. Sept. 9th & 10th

2017 Ocean Institute Tall Ships Festival presented by Toshiba
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Sails ‘n Ales Tall Ships Festival Kickoff Party
Friday, September 8

Help us celebrate the start of 33rd Annual Ocean Institute Tall Ships Festival presented by Toshiba with our Sails ‘n Ales Party!

Featuring beer and cider tastings, live music, food trucks, and mermaid encounters, it’s an event the whole family can enjoy!

Tickets include admission, souvenir tasting glass, unlimited tastes,
live music, and free parking. 

Tastings from: Sierra Nevada, Bottle Logic Brewing, Mother Earth Brew Company, Lost Winds, and Bivouac Ciderworks. 

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Sunset Parade Sails
Friday, September 8th

Sunset Sail:

Join the armada as you cast off for adventure aboard a historic tall ship. Sing sea shanties, haul up sail, or simply sit back and enjoy the spectacular demonstration of skill, knowledge and survival!

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Festival Activities
Explore all the Festival has to offer

From listening to gruff pirate songs about life on the high seas to learning how to tie a bowline, the festival has it all for boys and girls, kids of all ages. Around the grounds the pirate encampments will have ongoing activities throughout the day for adults and kids alike. 

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Schedule
2017 Daily Festival Schedule

Coming June 2017!