Public Events

Closing early at 5pm on December 25th. Happy Holidays!

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

Boarded! A New Pirate Adventure

Boarded! A New Pirate Adventure

BOARDED! A New Pirate Adventure! December 29, 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...
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...
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...
Sea Chantey Festival

Sea Chantey Festival

Sea Chantey Festival 2019 date TBD The Maritime Museum of San Diego, along with San Diego Folk Heritage, presents Songs of the Sea. For centuries, sailors have honed their shipboard skills to the cadence of songs recounting the adventure,...
Haunted Tales

Haunted Tales

Haunted Tales Aboard The Star of India. Is the Star of India Haunted? Starting at 6pm, storytelling tours happen every 15 minutes, with the last tour starting at 9:15pm It’s time again for all aspiring ghosts, goblins, pirates a...
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 LOCATION: At participating museums, including the Maritime Museum of San Diego EXPLORE 40+ museums with children this October. Children...
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...
Parade of Lights

Parade of Lights

Parade of Lights Viewing Dinner 2019 dates TBD 2019 Parade Theme: TBD! Since the Berkeley is the judging platform for the Parade of Lights awards, this event is typically a sell-out and its popularity has grown over the years. It is a...
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 2019 Date TBD Tim Flannery & Friends will perform their colorful blend of folk, country and traditional music and storytelling...
<em>San Salvador</em> - Pacific Heritage Adventure Sail

San Salvador - Pacific Heritage Adventure Sail

Pacific Heritage Adventure Sail 2018 Bicentenial Celebration Sail, San Diego to Ensenada 2019 Schedule not yet available ...to be notified for Pacific Heritage Adventure Sail 2019 information when it becomes available. ...
<em>Star of India</em> Companion Sail

Star of India Companion Sail

Star of India Companion Sail 1863 STAR OF INDIA SETS SAIL FOR FIRST TIME IN FIVE YEARS CELEBRATE 155 YEARS WHEN MARITIME MUSEUM OF SAN DIEGO HOSTS COMMEMORATIVE COMPANION SAIL You can be a part of the celebration! Five years have elapsed...