The largest annual gathering of tallships on the West Coast, this festival features a spectacular array of family-fun activities including live music, art shows and a variety of tasty food. Interactive living-history encampments including blacksmiths, scrimshaw artists, and the infamous Port Royal Privateers are sure to entertain and amaze guests of all ages and are not to be missed. Additionally, you can explore the historic tallships and listen to the crew share tails of adventure and life at sea.
The festival is September 11-13, and is at the Ocean Institute in Dana Point Harbor. For more information, please call (949) 496-2274 or go to www.tallshipsfestival.com.
Information is from the California Consumer Report.