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Californian Away Trip

Californian Away Trip

2017 schedule TBD Californian Away Trip Looking for a cruise with more substance? Join us as we set sail to the beautiful waters of The Channel Islands of California aboard the schooner Californian. Each voyage offers a unique perspective...
Cannon Battles

Cannon Battles

Cannon Battles In partnership with Grays Harbor Historical Seaport Authority, three weekends only at the Maritime Museum of San Diego. Limited Dates Starting December 2016 This popular three-hour Cannon Battle features booming...
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...
Fathers Day Sail

Fathers Day Sail

Fathers Day Sail Make Fathers Day a special one-of-a-kind adventure! Saturday, June 18 or Sunday, June 19, 2016 The Maritime Museum of San Diego invites you to a Fathers Day celebration aboard the State official tall ship Californian ...
Festival of Sail

Festival of Sail

All info is from 2016. 2017 event details TBD. Festival of Sail 2016 Held over Labor Day weekend, Sept 3-5 2016. Parade of Sail Friday Sept 2nd. See and board San Salvador during Festival of Sail 2016. Be one of the first...
4th of July Celebrations

4th of July Celebrations

Join us at the Maritime Museum of San Diego for a spectacular 4th of July! Our Independence Day celebration includes some of the best fireworks viewing on San Diego Bay, and the chance to explore one of the most amazing collections of historic...
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 29th Starting at 6pm, storytelling tours happen every 15 minutes, with the last tour starting at 9:15pm It’s time again for all aspiring g...
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, 2016 LOCATION: At participating museums, including the Maritime Museum of San Diego Children ages 12 and under receive free admission...
Maritime Museum Family Overnight

Maritime Museum Family Overnight

Take a Step Back in Time, The Maritime Museum’s Family Overnight! Saturday, June 25, 2016 Brought to you by the Education Department of the Maritime Museum of San Diego. The Maritime Museum of San Diego is proud to offer this unique o...
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...
Night Of The Living Buccaneer

Night Of The Living Buccaneer

Costume Contest • Cash Bar • Music & Dance Night Of The Living Buccaneer A Haunted Pirate Party for Adults! A place for all Ghostly Pirates. Come one come all and gather at the Maritime Tavern for one night only, Saturday October 22,...
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,...
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 ...
Sea Chantey Festival

Sea Chantey Festival

Sea Chantey Festival 2017 musical line-up and date TBD Sunday August 28, 2016 - The Maritime Museum of San Diego, along with San Diego Folk Heritage, presents Songs of the Sea - 24rd annual Sea Chantey Fest. Featuring national, regional...
Sip N’ Ship Beer Festival

Sip N’ Ship Beer Festival

Sip N’ Ship Beer Festival Brews • Food Trucks • Live Entertainment • Unbelievable Location! 2017 dates TBD Sip N’ Ship is a beer festival in an un-paralleled historical location right on San Diego Bay. Let your taste buds experience various c...