Public Events Seasonal

Seasonal Public Events at the Maritime Museum of San Diego.

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Black & Gold New Year's Eve Party

Black & Gold New Year's Eve Party

Celebrate The New Year In Style With The Maritime Museum Of San Diego At The “Black & Gold” New Year’s Eve Party. Located directly on the San Diego bay, you can spend a gorgeous and exciting night with your friends in one of the most uniqu...
Chocolate Festival

Chocolate Festival

Chocolate Festival Sunday April 30, 2017 11:00am to 4:00pm The history of chocolate and how it came to our country is an interesting tale of seafaring travels. This popular annual event with over 15 vendors showcasing and sampling...
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...
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,...
Parade of Lights

Parade of Lights

Parade of Lights Viewing Dinner 2016 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. 2016 Parade Theme: San Diego Zoo Celebrates...
Sailor Days

Sailor Days

Sailor Days At The Maritime Museum of San Diego Is The Place For Fun! November 20 thru November 27, 2016 & December 17 thru January 1st, 2017 Activities are between 9am - 2pm Adults and children alike can experience firsthand various...
Sea Chantey Festival

Sea Chantey Festival

Sea Chantey Festival Sunday August 13, 2017 The Maritime Museum of San Diego, along with San Diego Folk Heritage, presents Songs of the Sea - 25th annual Sea Chantey Fest. Featuring national, regional and local performers. For...
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...
Sweetheart Sail

Sweetheart Sail

2017 SOLD OUT Sweetheart Sail aboard San Salvador. Share a memorable sail with your favorite people! February 11 or 12 The best place to celebrate Valentines Day with your loved ones is on beautiful San Diego Bay. Bring mom, dad,...
Tim Flannery and Friends

Tim Flannery and Friends

Tim Flannery & Friends Aboard The Star of India Annual event returns to the Maritime Museum of San Diego Saturday December 17, 2016 Tim Flannery & Friends will perform their colorful blend of folk, country and traditional music...