September 7th and 8th, 2013
(Tall ships parade at sunset September 6th)
This year, the Ocean Institute is
celebrating its 29th year hosting the Toshiba Tall Ships Festival! Come and
explore the majesty and wonder of tall ships through the smells, sounds and
sights of real working tall ships. Interactive living-history encampments
including blacksmiths, scrimshaw artists, and the infamous Port Royal
Privateers are sure to entertain and amaze guests of all ages and are not to be
Inside the Ocean Institute, discover a sunken city and underwater archaeology through a series of interactive labs and activities. Search for treasure, participate in a fun-filled pirate parrot show and get up close and personal with some of the ocean’s most amazing sea creatures, including sea stars, jellies, rays and octopuses. And back by popular demand this year, your child may participate in our Friendly Pirate School! Watch as your child learns to talk like a pirate, walk like a pirate and sing like a pirate!
New this year:
Jake and the Never Land Pirates experience: Join Disney Junior and Radio Disney Junior for a fun-filled Jake and the Never Land Pirates experience on Saturday, Sept. 7, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Come dance, sing and talk like a pirate with your mateys!
Then look out for a Jake and the Never Land Pirates special coming to you later in September!
Parrot Jack’s Pirate Parrot Training Camp: Theparrots have returned! Parrot Jack’s Pirate Parrot Training Camp will delight all ages! On Saturday, Sept. 7, the parrots will be on display throughout the day for educational interaction. Parrot show times: 10:45 a.m., 12:30 p.m. & 3:30 p.m.
Port Royal Pirates: The Port Royal Pirates have expanded their territory on the baby beach grass area. Join the crew if you dare!
Many new, artisan vendors will showcase their handiwork on baby beach and along the sidewalks.
Tunes n Tales – A great song and dance experience for all our youngest buccaneers and ocean explorers! Saturday and Sunday inside the Samueli Conference Center. See schedule for show times.
These are just some of the fun &
exciting activities that will be a part of this year’s spectacular Toshiba Tall
Ships Festival. Come celebrate with us as we celebrate the area’s rich maritime
Note 2013 vendors are now closed! Please inquire for 2014.