Public Events

Current and Upcoming Public Events at the Maritime Museum of San Diego.

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...
Rum Runner Night

Rum Runner Night

Rum Runner Night Be transported back to the days of Cuban rum running. One night only. Thursday July 12, 5 to 8pm In partnership with Havana 1920 , San Diego’s local trendy and highly popular Gaslamp Quarter eatery and lounge said t...
Eve Selis

Eve Selis

Award Winning Musical Artist Eve Selis Performs At Maritime Museum Of San Diego Saturday, July 14, 2018 - 7:00 to 9:00pm The internationally acclaimed folk, rock and country female vocalist will entertain guests at this one-of-a-kind waterfront...
Family Overnight

Family Overnight

Family Overnight Take a Step Back in Time The Star of India’s Family Overnight! Saturday, July 14, 2018 Brought to you by the Education Department of the Maritime Museum of San Diego. The Maritime Museum of San Diego is proud to o...
Boarded! A New Pirate Adventure

Boarded! A New Pirate Adventure

BOARDED! A New Pirate Adventure! July 21, 2018 This hilarious interactive show puts you right in the middle of the pirate action. After you are sworn in as part of the crew you will be trained how to navigate, sword fight, bail water from...
Sea Chantey Festival

Sea Chantey Festival

Sea Chantey Festival Sunday August 26, 2018 The Maritime Museum of San Diego, along with San Diego Folk Heritage, presents Songs of the Sea - 26th annual Sea Chantey Fest. Featuring national, regional and local performers. 2018 hours,...
Concert Series At The Maritime Museum

Concert Series At The Maritime Museum

Enjoy this classical music series aboard a historic national landmark docked in downtown San Diego at the Maritime Museum of San Diego. The Berkeley - a 1898 steam ferryboat that operated for 60 years on San Francisco Bay. Explore the evolution...
Sea Glass Festival and Mermaid Ball

Sea Glass Festival and Mermaid Ball

MARITIME MUSEUM HOSTS FIRST ANNUAL SEA GLASS FESTIVAL AND MERMAID BALL ALONG DOWNTOWN WATERFRONT Sea Glass Festival: Saturday, Sept 22, 2018, 10am-4pm. Mermaid Ball: Saturday, Sept 22, 2018, 8pm-11pm. San Diego, CA (May 23, 2017) -...
Haunted Tales

Haunted Tales

Haunted Tales Aboard The Star of India. Is the Star of India Haunted? Find out Saturday October 20 & 27, 2018 Starting at 6pm, storytelling tours happen every 15 minutes, with the last tour starting at 9:15pm It’s time again for all a...
Parade of Lights

Parade of Lights

Parade of Lights Viewing Dinner 2018, Sunday Dec 9 & 16 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. Since the *Berkeley is the...
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 15, 2018 Tim Flannery & Friends will perform their colorful blend of folk, country and traditional music and...
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 San Diego bay, you can spend a gorgeous and exciting night with your friends in one of the most unique venue...
Schooner Cup Charity Regatta

Schooner Cup Charity Regatta

Schooner Cup Charity Regatta Saturday April 2019 (date TBD) The most beautiful ships from our past will be showing off in San Diego Bay for the 30th running of America's Schooner Cup on Saturday, April 7. Hailing from southern California...
Sweetheart Sail

Sweetheart Sail

Sweetheart Sail aboard Californian or San Salvador . 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...
Chocolate Festival

Chocolate Festival

Chocolate Festival 2019 dates to be announced The history of chocolate and how it came to our country is an interesting tale of seafaring travels. Guests will experience the delicious range of samples from dozens of vendors, make your...
Pirate Days

Pirate Days

Pirate Days! Saturday & Sunday, May 18 & 19. Pirate Day activities run from 10:00am to 4:00pm Back this year we present the show "BOARDED! A New Pirate Adventure" aboard Californian ! Pirate Days, a two-day celebration for...
Father's Day Sail

Father's Day Sail

Father's Day Sail Make Father's Day a special one-of-a-kind adventure! 2019 Tickets not yet available The Maritime Museum of San Diego invites you to a Fathers Day celebration aboard Californian or San Salvador . Before the sail...
<em>San Salvador</em> - Pacific Heritage Tour

San Salvador - Pacific Heritage Tour

Pacific Heritage Tour 2018. 2018 is in the works, exact dates and guest legs are TBD. Fill out interest form below, and we will update you as details become available. Click Here to subscribe for updates to Pacific Heritage Tour 2018. Past...