Admission to Tall Ships Erie Festival 2019 requires one of the ticket options below.

All tickets are priced per person, per day (except Weekend Pass & VIP Pass). Children under 2 are free. Tickets can be purchased on the days of the festival at booths located outside festival entrances.

Tall Ships Erie is a rain or shine event. All tickets are final sale.

Single Day Pass - $10.00

Access to festival highlights for a single day of the festival:

  • All day access to festival sites.*DOES NOT include access onto ships for deck tours. Purchase Deck Tour Add-On for access onto available ships for deck tours. 
  • Dockside viewing of 10+ tall ships and the duck. *DOES NOT include access onto ships for deck tours. Purchase Deck Tour Add-On for access onto available ships for deck tours.
  • Live music & entertainment. 
  • Educational seminars.
  • Children activities.
  • Beer garden. 
  • Food vendors. 
  • Vendor marketplace.
  • Sailing tickets sold separately.

Deck Tour Add-On - $5.00

MUST be purchased with a corresponding Single Day Pass. Enhance your festival experience by experiencing deck tours on available vessels - see real tall ships up close and meet crew members!

Weekend Pass - Friday, Saturday, Sunday - $39.00

Save 15% and come through the entire festival weekend! Includes festival highlights AND deck tours on available ships for the entire festival weekend August 23 - August 25, 2019. Weekend Passes are non-transferable. Sailing tickets sold separately.

VIP Pass - $119

Includes festival highlights AND deck tours on available ships for entire festival weekend August 23 - August 25, 2019 as well as access to all VIP only hospitality areas. VIP areas may include complimentary refreshments and hors d’oeuvres. VIPs also receive VIP Line access and VIP Parking. VIP Passes are non-transferable. Sailing tickets sold separately.

Parking Pass - $10

Traffic patterns and parking near festival grounds will be extremely limited.  Portions of Holland Street, State Street and Sassafras Street extension north of the Bayfront Parkway will not be open to general public vehicle traffic. Festival attendees are highly encouraged to park in the city, then take a parking shuttle down to the festival.

Sailing Tickets

Parade of Sail and Fireworks Sail Tickets are Available! Limited quantities available so get yours now!

Contact sail@flagshipniagara.org or 814-452-2744 ext. 212 for more information about sailing tickets.

Dockside Fireworks Viewing Party on the Niagara

Get a front row seat of the Tall Ships® Erie fireworks show from the deck of the Niagara!