• A section of the bowsprint and figurehead on the bow of BALCLUTHA.

    San Francisco Maritime

    National Historical Park California

Event Details

  • Multiple Days: 03/08/2014, 04/12/2014, 05/10/2014, 06/14/2014, 07/12/2014, 08/09/2014, 09/13/2014, 10/18/2014, 11/08/2014, 12/13/2014

    Women holding banners and marching.
    Location: Hyde Street Pier | Map Time: 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM Fee Information: $5 vessel admission, 15 and under free Contact Name: Visitor Center Information Desk Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 415-447-5000

Step into the past as you board the historic ships and meet the sailors and citizens of San Francisco's waterfront. Visit the ship's cook in the galley, learn about life in 1901 from ferry passengers on Eureka, join Mrs. Galan on the Ark houseboat for afternoon tea to discuss the issues of the day, and join the musical fun on Balclutha at the afternoon dogwatch. 

For 2014:

  • March 8: Suffragette March
  • April 12: President McKinley visits Hyde Street Pier 
  • May 10: Make and Mend, knifemaking
  • June 14: Chautauqua 1901
  • July 12: Waterfront Strike
  • August 9: Picnic on the beach
  • September 13 : Living History visits the Sea Music Festival all day
  • October 16 (Third Saturday, to miss Fleet Week): Ladies Seamen’s Friend Society.
  • November 8: Hawaiian History Day 10-4 
  • December 14: Old Time Maritime Christmas (evening event 6-9pm)