Sail on one of the most famous racing yachts in history while sampling gourmet wine and cheeses by Venissimo.
- Date: July 4th
- Duration: 3 hours (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
Once in a lifetime experience to spend 4th of July with our family aboard the Yacht America.
The cruise starts a sail on San Diego Bay. If you choose, help hoist the 6,000 square feet of sails. Then we parade back downtown with America’s 2,000 square foot American flag being displayed before the expected 200,000 crowd that will line up on the waterfront of San Diego Bay for the Big Bay Boom.
Then enjoy a complete 4th of July dinner as we lower America’s flag at sunset before the USS Midway. After dessert, the America will navigate to a premium location directly under the Big Bay Boom fireworks extravaganza. After the show, America will return to the Maritime Museum of San Diego at 9:00 PM.
When possible, we recommend using Uber or Lyft. If driving, use the following address for your navigation app: Maritime Museum of San Diego. There is metered parking at the museum available for 3 hours, this is enforced until 8:00 PM. If you have a Handicap Parking Permit, the metered parking is free and there is no time limit. Free public parking is available on Pacific Hwy (one block to the east), Grape Street or Hawthorne. Paid parking lots are available, the closest is on Ash Street. The following app, www.parkme.com is very helpful.