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Maritime Festival at Ocean Institute in Dana Point

DATES: Friday, September 9 - Sunday, September 11

SEPTEMBER 9-11, 2022

Maritime Festival celebrates California’s rich maritime history and our connection to the ocean!

This is a fun-filled weekend event that includes a variety of activities for all ages!

Free Areas

  • Beer Garden
  • Sailor Camp
  • Live Music
  • Food Trucks
  • Vendor Booths

General Admission:

  • Access to all of Ocean Institute Campus
  • A Sailor’s Life Tours, Tall Ship Tours (every 15 mins, last one at 3:00pm)
  • Local marine life, Intertidal Touch Tank, Shark Touch Tank
  • Activities: gold panning, scrimshaw, morse code, telegram, archaeology dig
  • Sea monster scavenger hunt, arts & crafts, Mermaid Story Time

Special Ticketed Experiences (include access to Festival General Admission)

  • Mermaid Breakfast
  • Mermaid Swim Show
  • Cap’n Jack’s Pirate School
  • Mermaid Swim Show
  • Cannon Battles




Friday, September 9
Sunday, September 11
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24200 Dana Point Harbor Drive
Dana Point, CA
(949) 496-2274

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