Dana Point Ocean Institute Virtual Maritime Festival concludes on Sunday September 13 2020.
The Ocean Institute is partnering worldwide with other Maritime establishments for a fantastic weekend of Maritime Festivities.
Watch live events on Sunday September 13 2020 or catch up on Friday and Saturday Live Events on archived videos.
The Ocean Institute will bring together maritime establishments from around the globe, with interactive virtual experiences ranging from maritime reenactments, mermaid encounters, sea shanties, live music, and more.
Ocean Institute Maritime Festival Highlights
Sunday September 12 2020
10:00am Live Look at “Life Beneath the Keel” with The Island Trust- Exeter, United Kingdom Programs & Tours
11:00am Live interview with Lucy Bellwood professional Adventure Cartoonist
12:00pm: Meet The Ocean Institute Mermaid Friends
Watch mermaids swim underwater, and make a mermaid craft! Family fun for all mermaids at heart.
Register Online for Mermaid Swim Show
1:00pm Live Interview with Marlinespike Magazine Founder and Editor Mike Rutstein- Salem, Massachusetts
2:00pm Live Q&A session with Shipyard Manager Christian Cabral of Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum- St. Michaels, Maryland
3:00pm Live Look and Q&A at the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park- including the Balclutha and Star of Alaska
3:30pm “Better Lives, Bitter Lies”: Live Q&A with the hosts of Better Lives, Bitter Lies, a new podcast on San Francisco’s waterfront history
4:00pm Live Move your Booty Race Awards Ceremony
4:30pm Music Preserves presents the history of Irish and Acadian folk music and the associated maritime culture with Cillian’s Bridge
5:00pm Live Sea Shanty aboard the Spirit of Dana Point, learn different shanties, and how they were used about ships at sea. Special guests are Bill Dempsey and Lindsey Philpot
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