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Old City Seaport Festival


Old City Seaport Festival

October 10 - 12, 2014

Independence Seaport Museum will host its 3rd Annual Old City Seaport Festival, a weekend-long event featuring Tall Ships, antique and classic wood boats, ship models, sea chanties, vendors, face painting, moon bounce and activities along the waterfront. 

Don't miss the kickoff event, the Parade of Boats, on Friday, October 10 at 5:00 p.m, where the Tall Ships will sail up and down the Landing.

To learn more about Festival activities, please click here

Ticket Information 

General Admission: FREE! 

-Outside exhibits

-Activities 

-Craft vendors 

-Food trucks 


Festival Tickets: $5-$16

-Deck tours of Tall Ships

-Access to Seaport Museum activities and exhibits

-Access to historic ships

-Outside exhibits

-Activities 

-Craft vendors 

-Food trucks 


Adults: $16

Children (ages 3-12): $12

Seaport members: $5

​CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS

Parade of Boats and River Tour Tickets (include Festival Tickets): $35-$75

-River Tour

-Deck tours of Tall Ships

-Access to Seaport Museum activities and exhibits

-Access to historic ships

-Outside exhibits

-Activities 

-Craft vendors 

-Food trucks 

 

Adults: $75

Children (ages 3-12) $45

There will be a limited number of River Tour tickets available this year.

 Schedule 

Friday, October 10
  • Parade of Boats on the Delaware River 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday, October 11 & 12
  • Festival hours 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Tall Ships open for deck tours 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Pirate’s Lair Kids Zone presented by MetroKids Magazine 10:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.
  • Steam bending demonstrations in the boat shop (ongoing)
  • Boat rentals, 12:00 - 4:00 p.m.
  • River Tours 4:30 p.m., return at 6:00 p.m.
  • Pirate Battle 5:00 p.m.
  • Festival activities end for the day at 6:00 p.m. 

Fanfare on the Fantail - Annual fundraiser aboard the Cruiser Olympia Saturday, October 11. 

(Schedule subject to change)   






Due to the weather forecasts there will not be a "Dark and Stormy Tavern" this year. All our other great activities are on rain or shine. 


Volunteers

The Old City Seaport Festival is in need of volunteers! If you're interested, please sign up here. Additionally, you may contact Katie Burke at kburke@phillyseaport.org.

Look at photos from 2012 Old City Seaport Festival.

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