Ocean Institute Maritime Festival

September 23, 2023 -This is one of the largest annual gatherings of tall ships on the West Coast. The weekend festival is guaranteed fun for the entire family with live music, Polynesian dancers, food, art shows, sunset cannon battles, pirate camp and a tall ships parade, which runs from Laguna Niguel to Dana Point Harbor at the Ocean Institute. Jump inside and explore the historic tall ships and listen to stories of sea adventures by some of the crew. Also, take a walk through the Ocean Institute and learn about cutting edge underwater research.