2019 Cleveland Tall Ships Festival Promotion with Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Cleveland Tall Ships Festival

Sunday, July 14, 2019 - 10:00am

We're proud to welcome the return of the TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE® to Cleveland’s waterfront in July of 2019.

A separate ticket must be purchased to attend the Tall Ships festival - Click here for more information about Tall Ships and tickets

This four-day waterfront festival is a wonderful experience for families to enjoy live entertainment, historical exhibits, food, beverages and yes… board the Tall Ships!

The Tall Ships Challenge in Cleveland will kick off on Thursday, July 11th and run through Sunday, July 14th. The event begins with a dramatic Parade of Sail on Thursday evening and features a display of ten traditionally rigged sailing vessels from Canada, the United States and New Zealand crewed, in part, by youth (ages 13 – 25). The 2019 Cleveland Tall Ships Festival consists of the following components:

  • Board & Tour Tall Ships
  • Educational & Sail Training programs with the crew and captains
  • Sailaways
  • Exhibits & Festival Activities

sunday activities

Occuring on Sunday, July 14th    

9:30 am: Gates open to public

10:00 am: Early boarding for students, buses & charter groups. Scheduled Sailaways Begin

11:00 am - 6:00 pm: Festival Activities, Exhibits & Public Ships Boarding  

join the fun

  • Click here for more information about Tall Ships and tickets