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

Prices valid through July 10. Prices increase for walk-up sales.
$15 – 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:
10:00am - 5:00pm– : $65

Twilight Tours (includes 1 drink ticket):
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 – 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.