Parade of Sail

Thursday, March 30th

Witness firsthand the majestic ships underway during the Parade of Sail as they make their way to dock at Port St. Pete on Thursday, March 30, 2023. 

The event begins with a dramatic Parade of Sail on Thursday afternoon. The stunning procession of four traditionally rigged sailing vessels, escorted by the USCG and local pleasure craft, will sail from the Gulf of Mexico into Tampa Bay past the Pier and along St. Petersburg’s scenic shoreline.

You’re invited to join this ceremonious procession through some of the most picturesque coastline from the Gulf to the Bay on-board these majestic ships. Remember to bring your camera to capture these once-in-a-lifetime seafaring moments. 

The Parade of Sail will pick-up and drop-off at Port St Pete. 

$150 ticket includes a 4-hour sail, light snacks, soda and water + unlimited 3-day ticket to Tall Ships® St. Pete.  Limited number of guests per ship.

Upgrade your ticket to include the Captain’s Reception and enjoy the exclusive opportunity to mingle with officers from all four of these extraordinary ships, and receive a 3-day VIP admission for free.

On the land-side, enjoy great views of the Parade of Sail for free from the St. Pete Pier and Demens Landing Park.The detailed Parade of Sail route will be coming soon. 

Please note, the ships will not be available for public boarding during or post Parade of Sail.

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