Viva Florida 500 Tall Ship Event Sails Into Port Canaveral May 1-12, 2013

tallshipsTravel back in time over at Port Canaveral with the Viva Florida 500 Tall Ship Event, which takes place May 1-12, 2013.

The Galleon, a replica of the 16th century ships that the Spanish explorers used when they discovered Florida will be docked in the cove in Port Canaveral between Fishlips and baja Tavern.

It will be open for public tours daily from noon to 5pm. After the interactive tour, there will be exhibits and displays to check out, as well.

May 8 & 9, the Spanish Navy de Elcano ship will also be docked for public tours.

General Admission tickets are $15 for everyone over 13, and $11 ages 6-12. There are also Express Lane Admission tickets, which allow no waiting access, for $22 over 13 and $18 ages 6-12.

To purchase tickets, or for more information, visit This event is a production of the National Air, Sea and Space Foundation.

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