Just in time for Christmas gift giving, tickets for the 2019 Sarnia Tall Ships Celebration are now on sale.
Also starting this Friday, December 7, tickets are being sold directly from the Tourism Sarnia-Lambton office at 1455 Venetian Blvd. in Point Edward.
The City of Sarnia, through its third floor Parks and Recreation Department, will also be selling tickets beginning Monday, December 10.
Tickets can also be purchased online at www.sarniatallships.com.
Ticket Pricing Information
A daily general admission pass, priced at $10 plus HST, allows ticket holders to enter the festival and view all the ships, but does not allow them to board the ship for deck tours.
Individual days (a ticket is required for each day) are Saturday, August 10 and Sunday, August 11.
A general admission weekend pass for both Saturday and Sunday is $16 plus HST.
General admission group pricing for 20 or more people is $9 plus HST for each day.
A Ship Boarding Pass allows ticket holders to enter the festival, view the ships and board every ship for deck tours. There are a limited number of boarding passes to be sold.
Prices for the combined Ship Boarding and General Admission for each of the two days is $15 plus HST. Weekend passes that include Ship Boarding is $25 plus HST and the group pricing for the weekend (also 20 or more) is $14 plus HST.
In all cases, children under 5 are free.
The Sarnia Tall Ships Celebration is part of the Great Lakes Series. Ships visiting Sarnia will ilnclude the Bluenose II, Picton Castle, both of which are based in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia.
Other confirmed participating tall ships include Empire Sandy, Fair Jeanne and Appledore IV.
“An event of this magnitude cannot be possible without the support of our community, sponsors and our volunteers and we look forward to working with all our partners and stakeholders in the coming months to make this an incredibly memorable event for all,” said Vicky Praill, special events and sports marketing coordinator at Tourism Sarnia-Lambton. “We are aware of the impact that an event of this magnitude can have on our community and we are committed to welcoming our visitors and showcasing our community and our sponsors.”