OCEAN INSTITUTE TALL SHIPS FESTIVAL – THIS WEEKEND!

In celebration of California’s rich maritime history, the Ocean Institute hosts its annual fleet of historic tall ships that sail into Dana Point Harbor. History comes alive as crews from each ship engage the public in cannon battles, pirate adventures, mermaid encounters, ship tours and much more.

For general information and ticket info, visit their website.

Explore everything the Festival has to offer.

10:00 AM       Festival opens
10:00 AM       Ship Tours, Touch Tanks, Crafts, and exhibits open
10:15 AM       Sailors Life Tour – Historic Maritime Wharf
10:30 AM       Mermaid Story Time-– Samueli Center
10:45 AM       A Sailor’s Life Tour – Historic Maritime Wharf
10:45 AM       Squid Dissection – At Sea Lab
11:00 AM       Mermaid Story Time – Samueli Center
11:30 AM       Mermaid Swim Show: Aqua ASL* – Surf Science Lab
11:30 AM       Navy Historical Show – Pilgrim
11:45 AM       A Sailor’s Life Tour – Historic Maritime Wharf
11:45 AM       Squid Dissection – At Sea Lab
12:00 PM        Cap’n Jack’s Pirate School* – Historic Maritime Wharf
12:15 PM        Meet & Greet w/ History group – Pilgrim
12:30 PM        Mermaid Story Time – Samueli Center
12:45 PM        A Sailor’s Life Tour – Historic Maritime Wharf
12:45 PM        Squid Dissection – At Sea Lab
12:45 PM        Cannon Demo – Fishing Pier
1:00 PM          Crew Climbing Demo – Pilgrim
1:15 PM          A Sailor’s Life Tour – Historic Maritime Wharf
1:15 PM          Mermaid Swim Show: Aqua ASL – Surf Science Lab
1:45 PM          Squid Dissection – At Sea Lab
2:00 PM          Cap’n Jack’s Pirate School – Historic Maritime Wharf
2:30 PM          Mermaid Story Time– Samueli Center
2:45 PM          Squid Dissection – At Sea Lab
2:45 PM          A Sailor’s Life Tour – Historic Maritime Wharf
3:00 PM          Ships Close to Public Tours – Maddie James Seaside Learning Center
3:00 PM          Cap’n Jack’s Pirate School* – Historic Maritime Wharf
3:30 PM          Navy Historical Show – Pilgrim
3:30 PM          Mermaid Swim Show: Aqua ASL* – Surf Science Lab
3:45 PM          A Sailor’s Life Tour – Historic Maritime Wharf
3:45 PM          Meet & Greet w/ History group – Pilgrim
3:45 PM          Squid Dissection – At Sea Lab
4:00 PM          Festival Ends