Admission to the 2019 Cleveland Tall Ships Festival requires a daily General Admission ticket (one per person, per day). Included in the ticket price is the unique opportunity to board and tour visiting tall ships!


Advanced General Admission – In Store

Discounted General Admission Tickets & Family (4) Packs Can Be Purchased Exclusively at Marc’s:
 – Good any day General Admission ticket
$49.95 – Family (4) Packs

General Admission – Online
$20 – Daily admission fee
$13 – Seniors, veterans and active military members
$10 – Kids ages 5 – 14


This ticket allows you to sail away on the Tall Ships for a 90-minute excursion on Lake Erie. Time slots are available on the Appledore IV, Appledore V and Inland Seas. Daily General Admission tickets to the festival grounds must be purchased separately.

Daily Tours – SOLD OUT
10:00am - 5:00pm– : $65

Twilight Tours (includes 1 drink ticket) – SOLD OUT
6:30pm – 8:30pm: $85

VIP Tickets

$100 – Parade of Sail Captain’s Reception Tickets
(Thursday only)
Access to the Captain’s Reception
Sneak peek of the Tall Ships

$250 – Special Parade of Sail Experience on the Appledore IV
Enhance your experience and sail into Cleveland's Lakefront during the ceremonial Parade of Sail. Boarding begins at 12:00pm. Set Sail at 1:00pm with docking at 6:00pm just in time for the VIP Captain's Reception. This ticket also includes a free parking pass and a ticket to the VIP Captain’s Reception.

$250 – VIP Festival Tickets
(only 100 available per day – valid for one day only)
(2) Daily Admission fast-pass badges to board and tour the ships
Access to VIP amenities (i.e. restrooms, shaded areas and refreshments)
Free VIP parking

Group Packages

Click here to view group tour ticket rates, additional offerings and details for 20 people or more.