Earth Day On The Bay April 24th

EarthDayHeader-2.1

Earth Day On The Bay

Free general admission all day!

April 24, 2016

Earth Day on the Bay will take place at and around the Maritime Museum of San Diego from 10am-4pm. Opportunities to go on a bay cruise or sailing adventure with a naturalist aboard will be available for a nominal charge.

About:

The Maritime Museum believes that, at a time of particularly heightened concern regarding the effect of human activity on the earth’s environment, it will be important to make this event as accessible as possible. For that reason, there will be no charge to attend Earth Day on the Bay, and the Museum will be open to all who wish to attend without charge.


  • FREE Admission to the Maritime Museum
  • Visit interactive Displays from Sponsors
  • Take a photo with a 30′ Whale
  • Interact with Marine Wildlife
  • 1 hour Tall Ship Cruises (add-on activity)
  • 45 minute Bay Cruises (add-on activity)
  • Food Vendors
  • …and more!

http://sdmaritime.org/visit/public-events/earth-day-on-the-bay/

Star Gala 2013

This year’s 150th Anniversary Gala for the Star of India was a huge success!

Star Gala
Star Gala

Delicious appetizers by Continental Catering and craft cocktails Craft & Commerce made the evening sparkle.  Twinkle lights adorned the Star of India as she was moored in the middle of San Diego bay for this once in a lifetime event.

Specialty bar in the hold
Specialty bar in the hold

Generous guests were escorted over aboard the tall ship Californian and accompanying vessels.  Live music enchanted the guests as the sun set over the bay.  A live auction was held to raise funds for the San Salvador Project where many generous donations were made.  Thank you to everyone who participated!

For more photos check out our Flickr set!

Fair winds,

Erica Geary

#FOS2013 Coming Labor Day Weekend

Festival of Sail in San Diego

Festival of Sail 2013
Labor Day weekend.
Friday August 30 thru Monday September 2, 2013
Open 9am to 7pm Friday – Sunday
Open 9am to 5pm Monday

Fun for the Entire Family

Daily addmission is just $5.00 per person!

This year’s Festival of Sail features an expanded events area, more booths to explore, larger kids zone, vintage boat display, stage for live entertainment, and a beer garden.

Festival of Sail is the LARGEST Tall Ship festival on the west coast and is hosted at the Maritime Museum of San Diego, transforming the North Embarcadero into a nautical theme park for 4 adventure filled days.

Held over Labor Day weekend each year, we start with a parade! On Thursday, a day before FOS (Festival of Sail) vendors and ships open to the public, you can watch the ships majestically sail into San Diego bay, enjoy cannon fire salutes, and seeing the ships end their journey at the Maritime Museum’s docks. A limited number of tickets are made available to participate being aboard during the tall ship parade.

Daily Activities during Festival of Sail: enjoy the visiting ships and crew, kids petting zoo, kids craft activities, face painting, Tall ship cannon battles, a special 30 minute Festival of Sail bay cruise, beer garden, on stage entertainment, Naval reinactors, photo ops with Captain Sunny and Pirates, and 100’s of arts and craft vendors, plus a multitude of food options, and so much more…

Click here for tickets!

Fair winds,

Erica Geary

Get Your 4th of July Tickets!

4th of july celebrations at the MMSD

Independence, Stars and Stripes, Fireworks. It’s a day full of tradition.
Watch the Fireworks From the Best Venue in Town, included with General Admission.

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 ships & exhibits anywhere!

Witness the extraordinary awesomeness of our Napoleonic Cannons being fired as the Maritime Museum of San Diego rings in the start of the fireworks show.

A General Admission ticket to the Maritime Museum lets you explore all of our world class ships, except Berkeley’s upper deck and the Californian. Watch the fireworks from the Star of India, or the HMS Surprise, or the West viewing platform! It’s your choice.

For maximum fun join us for a Picnic Dinner, Adventure Sail, or Fireworks cruise! Tickets.

Fair winds,

Erica Geary

 

 

Chocolate Festival 2013

The 2nd Annual Chocolate Festival was this weekend.  We had delicious wine and chocolate pairings along with beer and chocolate pairings, exhibits, kitchen demos, kids crafts and more!

Mars American ChocolateMars American ChocolateMars American Chocolate

Let me know if you got any great photos!

Mars American ChocolateMars American ChocolateMars American Chocolate

Thank you to everyone who was involved–it was a great event!

Fair winds,

Erica Geary