Festival of Sail

Festival of Sail

Festival of Sail 2015 is coming!

Labor Day weekend, Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Sept 5-7 2015.

Festival of Sail is an annual event with something for everyone. Fun for the Entire Family.

Festival of Sail is the LARGEST Tall Ship festival on the west coast and is hosted at the Maritime Museum of San Diego, transforming the North Embarcadero over Labor Day weekend into a nautical theme park.

Parade of Sail is Friday September 4th 2015.
Parade of Sail

Every year we start off Festival of Sail with a Parade. Sail from the mouth of San Diego Bay, past Shelter Island, Harbor Island, Downtown, and back to the Maritime Museum.

Eventbrite - Parade of Sail - Festival of Sail | Maritime Museum of San Diego

Join in the fun Friday Sept 4th, 12:30 to 5:00pm.


Cannon Battles

Come Join the crews of the Tall Ships and revel in the experience of tall ship sailing while we engage opposing ships in a mock Cannon battle on the bay. Two ships leave but only one comes back victorious.

Eventbrite - Cannon Battles - Festival of Sail | Maritime Museum of San Diego

Two battles per day. Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Sept 5-7. 10:30am to 1:30pm & 2:30 to 5:30pm


Admission Tickets

Your ticket to a world of sail. Good for any one day during Festival of Sail.

Eventbrite - Admission Ticket - Festival of Sail | Maritime Museum of San Diego


Other Festival of Sail event tickets coming soon.
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Vendor booths for food are sold out.

An incredible venue right on the embarcadero, beer gardens, kids activity zone, and a low admission per person, this is the premier waterfront event year after year.

Vendor area is free to all. Entry is free for Maritime Museum memebers with ID & membership card.