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Penn’s Landing will be transformed into a Tall Ships Waterfront Festival where guests can get up-close views of the ships, enjoy interactive programming, family-friendly experiences, and food and beverage offerings. Festival tickets include same-day admission to the Independence Seaport Museum. The festival opens at 11 am and ends at 7 pm and is handicap accessible.
Enjoy self-guided tours of one or more tall ships. Timed tickets are designed to minimize wait times and maximize your enjoyment. Ship Tour tickets include same-day festival admission and admission to the Independence Seaport Museum. Ship tours are available Friday through Monday, noon to 7 pm. Before purchasing tickets, please plan your day(s) of visit and ships to tour. We strongly recommend leaving an hour between each ticket purchase to ensure that there’s time to get from one ship to the next.
Enjoy a 90-minute Day Sail or 120-minute Twilight Sail on one of five tall ships. Sail Away Cruise tickets include same-day festival admission and admission to the Independence Seaport Museum. Twilight Sails include a complimentary glass of wine and snacks. Parade of Sail tickets (Thursday, May 24) include an exclusive three-hour experience on the water with views of the arriving ships and the special opportunity to participate in the Parade of Sail.