Tall Ships Brockville

Tall Ships Brockville 2019

Tickets

Ticket pricing, sail times and ship availability are still being negotiated for the 2019 festival. Please check back for updates. Below is preliminary festival information for your general reference and planning purposes, but all pricing and times are subject to change.

All tickets will be available for advance purchase through the Brockville Arts Centre (online, by phone 613-342-7122, and in person)

General Admission Wristband $5

Admission onto the festival grounds is only $5 for the entire weekend. This gives you access to all on-land entertainment, vendors, encampments, activities and gives you close-up access to the ships. It also gives to access to the best viewing areas to watch the ships sail past Brockville during the Parade of Sail.

The general admission wristband does not give you access onto the ships – if you would like to board the ships and tour each one, you will need to purchase a Festival Passport instead.

Children 5 and under are free and do not need a wristband.

Boarding Passports $15 (or $12 if purchased by March 1, 2019)

passportsTickets to board the ships at the Tall Ships® Festival are in the form of a Passport booklet and include these benefits:

Grounds admission, deck tours aboard all ships, and access to all land based activities and entertainment. Offerings include nautical demonstrations, competitions, vendors, entertainment, instructional seminars, re-enactments, historic encampments and more. The Passport includes a page for each ship with details and facts, and will be stamped as you visit each one, making it a great souvenir from the event. (Please be advised that the Empire Sandy will be offering specialty sail outs during the festival and will not be available for deck tours. If you wish to board this ship we advise purchasing tickets to either a day sail out or dinner cruise)

Price: $15, tax is included. Early bird pricing for purchases by March 1st, 2019 is $12 (online orders are subject to additional fees)

Children 5 and under are free but will not be issued a Passport.

If you purchase a Festival Passport you do not need to purchase a general admission wristband – but you will need to show your passport to access the grounds.

Keep in mind that only 12,000 passports will be available for sale so we advise purchasing them in advance.

SALE LOCATION: 3 locations – Main Gate at Blockhouse Island, Hardy Park and Centeen Park

Sail Out Tickets $40

Price: $40 per person | includes one General Admission Wristband. Wristbands will need to be worn to access the boarding area prior to your cruise departure.

Children of any age will need a ticket for this event.

Keep in mind that only 1,650 sail out tickets (six cruises of 275 each) will be available for sale so purchasing early will ensure your spot.

Note: Sail Out and Dinner Cruise tickets do not include a Passport (deck tours on other ships).

Sail out schedule (90 minutes aboard the Empire Sandy):

Saturday, August 31st, 2019 (not yet confirmed, please check back)

  • Day Sail Boarding 9:30 am from Hardy Park, Sailing from 9:45 – 11:15 am
  • Day Sail Boarding 11:45 am from Hardy Park, Sailing from 12:00  to 1:30 pm
  • Day Sail Boarding 1:45 pm from Hardy Park, Sailing from 2:00 to 3:30 pm

Sunday, September 1st, 2019 (not yet confirmed, please check back)

  • Day Sail Boarding 9:30 am from Hardy Park, Sailing from 9:45 – 11:15 am
  • Day Sail Boarding 11:45 am from Hardy Park, Sailing from 12:00  to 1:30 pm
  • Day Sail Boarding 1:45 pm from Hardy Park, Sailing from 2:00 to 3:30 pm

Dinner Cruise Tickets $85

Price: $85 per person | includes one General Admission Wristband. Wristbands will need to be worn to access the boarding area prior to your cruise departure.

Children of any age will need a ticket for this event.

Keep in mind that only 825 dinner cruise tickets (three cruises of 275 each) will be available for sale so purchasing early will ensure your spot.

Note: Sail Out and Dinner Cruise tickets do not include a Passport (deck tours on other ships).

Dinner Cruise schedule (3 hours aboard the Empire Sandy):

  • Friday August 30, 2019: Boarding at 6:30 pm from Hardy Park, Sailing from 7:00 to 10:00 pm
  • Saturday, August 31st, 2019: Boarding at 6:30 pm from Hardy Park, Sailing from 7:00 to 10:00 pm
  • Sunday, September 1st, 2019: Boarding at 6:30 pm from Hardy Park, Sailing from 7:00 to 10:00 pm

Dinner Cruise Menu (subject to change):

  • On Boarding: smoked salmon canapés, vegetable crudities, assorted domestic and imported cheese with crackers, shrimp platter with cocktail sauce.
  • On the Buffet: roast beef au jus with horseradish and seeded mustard, fresh baked selection of dinner rolls and butter, Caesar salad, potato, mixed greens and pasta salads, assortment of cakes and seasonal fresh fruit platter, signature chocolate dipped strawberry at departure
  • Wine/Drinks can be purchased at the bar

ALL dinner cruises and/or sail-outs will be aboard the Empire Sandy which will be berthed at Hardy Park

For more information on the event, visit our Frequently Asked Questions page or call 613-342-8772 for general inquiries (voice recognition system – Just say “Tall Ships Festival”)