The festival runs from Friday, Sept. 10, through Sunday, Sept. 12.
Cannon Battles: 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM – experience battles between the ships on the seal.
Sails ‘N’ Ales: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM – featuring seltzer and craft beer from 8 breweries, visitors can enjoy live music from Casey Abram (American Idol) as well as Mermaids and Pirates!
Saturday and Sunday
Start your day with a Mermaid Breakfast: 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Then, the Festival opens: 10:00 AM and goes until 4:00 PM. You can take tours of the tall ships, learn about local marine life, explore the Intertidal Touch Tank, and the Shark Touch Tank. And, for the whole family there is good panning, learn Morse code, scrimshaw, an archeology dig, mermaid storytime, a sea monster scavenger hunt, arts and crafts and more.
Adults revel in libations in the beer garden, food trucks and vendor booths.
There is also a Mermaid Swim Show (several times in the schedule), Cap’n Jack’s Pirate School and Cannon Battles.
Find out information about tickets and parking here.
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