Public Events Seasonal

Seasonal Public Events at the Maritime Museum of San Diego.

Black & Gold New Year's Eve Party 2016

Black & Gold New Year's Eve Party 2016

Celebrate the New Year in style with the Maritime Museum of San Diego at the “Black & Gold” New Year’s Eve Party 2016. Located directly on the San Diego bay, you can spend a gorgeous and exciting night with your friends in one of the most ...
Cannon Battles

Cannon Battles

Cannon Battles In partnership with Grays Harbor Historical Seaport Authority, three weekends only at the Maritime Museum of San Diego. December: 19 & 20 • 26 & 27 January: 2 & 3 This popular three-hour Cannon B...
Chocolate Festival

Chocolate Festival

Chocolate Festival Sunday April 3, 2016 11:00am to 4:00pm An event for all ages. Vendors focusing on chocolate edibles, demonstrations and many other interesting activities. Mars Chocolate History Ambassadors will be onsite...
Earth Day on the Bay

Earth Day on the Bay

Earth Day On The Bay Free general admission all day! April 24, 2016 Earth Day on the Bay will take place at and around the Maritime Museum of San Diego from 10am-4pm. Opportunities to go on a bay cruise or sailing adventure with a naturalist...
Family Day

Family Day

Family Day at the Maritime Museum Children 12 years and under are admitted free PLUS craft activities!* Upcoming Family Day February 21, 2016 Enjoy a great day with your family exploring our ships and stay for free craft activities. Kids...
Flannery and Friends

Flannery and Friends

Tim Flannery & Friends Aboard The Star of India Annual event returns to the Maritime Museum of San Diego Saturday December 19 2015, Tim Flannery & Friends will perform their colorful blend of folk, country and traditional music and...
Gold Rush

Gold Rush

Gold Rush! Sunday March 13 2016, 10am to 4pm   It is in our human nature to have an obsession with GOLD. The value we have put on it captivates, motivates and drives people to do incredible things. Take a step...
Haunted Tales

Haunted Tales

Haunted Tales aboard the Star of India. Is the Star of India Haunted? Find out Saturday October 24th & 31st Starting at 6pm, storytelling tours happen every 15 minutes, with the last tour starting at 9:15pm It’s time again f...
Kids Free in October

Kids Free in October

San Diego Museum Council's Kids Free in October, presented by ScholarShare EVENT DATE: October 1 - 31, 2015 LOCATION: At participating museums, including the Maritime Museum of San Diego Children ages 12 and under receive free admission...
Moby Dick Marathon Reading

Moby Dick Marathon Reading

Moby Dick Marathon Reading Aboard the Star of India August 1st at 12:00 noon through 2:00 pm (or until complete) Sunday August 2nd. Free with Museum Admission. Maritime Museum of San Diego and Write Out Loud. present: Moby Dick Marathon...
Parade of Lights

Parade of Lights

Parade of Lights Viewing Dinner Our annual fundraiser is held aboard the Berkeley steam ferry. Complete with dinner and is a spectacular platform for viewing the Parade of Lights on the bay. This years parade theme, Christmas around the World....
Pirate Days

Pirate Days

Pirate Days! Saturday & Sunday, May 21st & 22nd. New this year we present the show "BOARDED! A New Pirate Adventure" aboard Californian ! Pirate Days, a two day celebration for kids of all ages, will include kids costume contests,...
Rock the Sham

Rock the Sham

Rock the Sham! St. Pat's on the Bay. When: Tuesday March 17th from 6:00-9:00pm Where: H.M.S. Surprise docked at the Maritime Museum What: Need something to do for this St. Patrick’s Day, but want the best bang for your buck? Spike Africa’s Fre...
Sailor Days

Sailor Days

Sailor Days Are Back, The Maritime Museum Is The Place For Fun. March 19 thru March 27, 2016 between 9am-2pm. Adults and children alike can experience firsthand various activities such as what it is like to make rope for sailing, move cargo,...
Schooner Cup Charity Regatta

Schooner Cup Charity Regatta

Schooner Cup aboard Californian Saturday April 02, 2016 The Silver Gate Yacht Club will be hosting the 28th America’s Schooner Cup Charity Regatta in San Diego Bay. The Maritime Museum’s tall ship Californian , will be participating in ...
Sweetheart Sail

Sweetheart Sail

Sweetheart Sail. - Cancelled for 2016. Share a memorable sail with your favorite people! The best place to celebrate Valentines Day with your loved ones is on beautiful San Diego Bay. Bring mom, dad, grandparents, kids, best friend, your significant...