The article you’re about to read is from our reporters doing their important work — investigating, researching, and writing their stories. We want to provide informative and inspirational stories that connect you to the people, issues and opportunities within our community. Journalism requires lots of resources. Today, our business model has been interrupted by the pandemic; the vast majority of our advertisers’ businesses have been impacted. That’s why the DP Times is now turning to you for financial support. Learn more about our new Insider’s program here. Thank you.

Friday, Sept. 9-Sunday, Sept. 11

6-10 p.m. The Ocean Institute’s annual Maritime Festival celebrates California’s rich maritime history and connection to the ocean. This fun-filled weekend event includes visiting Tall Ships, Cannon Battles, a Pirate and Mermaid Ball, Beer Garden, Mermaids Swim Shows, Pirate School, Reenactors and Sailor Camp, vendors, live music, food trucks and more. The festivities kick off Friday evening with the Sail N’ Ales event, where guests can enjoy craft beer tasting from eight different local brewers, as well as live music by the Trip, mermaid encounters, food vendors and a prime viewing location of the visiting tall ships. Admission for Sails N’ Ales is $65, while designated drivers get in for $40. For a full schedule of Saturday’s and Sunday’s events, visit Ocean Institute, 24200 Dana Point Harbor Drive, Dana Point. 949.496.2274.

Featured Image: Ocean Institute visitors during, what was then referred to as, the Tall Ships Festival in 2019 enjoy the Mermaids Swim Show. Photo: Chelsie Rex

Trustworthy, accurate and reliable local news stories are more important now than ever. Support our newsroom by making a contribution and becoming a subscribing member today.

About The Author Dana Point Times

comments (0)

Your email address will not be published.

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>