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.
Live music & entertainment.
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 - $119.00
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.
; 814-452-2744 ext. 212
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!
FESTIVAL SECURITY MEASURES: Tall Ships® Erie 2019 has been designated as a Marine Event of National Significance by the United States Department of Homeland Security. This designation requires certain security measures to be in place for the public’s safety. Individuals must possess an approved ticket, wristband, or credential to gain access into the event. All personal belongings, bags, and purses will be checked. Large backpacks are not permitted. Firearms, weapons of any kind, explosives, or incendiary devices are not permitted. Selfie sticks are not permitted. Drones are not permitted. Bottles or containers of any kind of water or other liquids and food are not permitted. Baby food and formula must be stored in plastic containers. Glass is not permitted. Small coolers no larger than 5 quarts will be permitted to utilize for baby food/formula and medicine only