Sail Philadelphia Gala

The Captain's Ball
Thursday, May 24 at 5:30 p.m. 

Independence Seaport Museum will kick off Sail Philadelphia 2018 with The Captain's Ball on Thursday, May 24. The evening will feature dinner, dancing, and fireworks as we welcome a fleet of majestic Tall Ships to the Delaware River waterfront. 

5:30 p.m. Cocktails 
7:00 p.m. Dinner 
8:30 p.m. VIP Tall Ship Tours 
9:00 p.m. Fireworks

Attire: Summer chic / Stiletto heels are not permitted aboard the ships 

Tickets start at $400 and can be purchased below. 

Sponsorship Opportunities

Independence Seaport Museum gratefully acknowledges the following early supporters of The Captain's Ball. 

    Bob & Tay Adams
    Blank Rome
    John C. Devereux
    The Henry L. and Grace Doherty Charitable
    Energy Transfer
    Peter & Caroline Ernst
    Peter & Louise Havens
    Hannah L. Henderson
    Peter & Cynnie Kellogg
    Marguerite & Gerry Lenfest
    McAllister Towing of Philadelphia
    Meg & Jamie McLane
    PAX Partners of Raymond James
    Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
    P.J. Clarke's
    Karl & Katherine Schoettle
    Mary L. Smith
    Switlik Foundation
    The Withington Foundation

Please consider showing your support for Independence Seaport Museum by becoming a sponsor. Proceeds from your sponsorship will help support our educational programs that actively connect the next generation of Philadelphians with the Delaware River. 

Click here for details.  

Please contact Emily O'Rourke, Assistant Director of Development, at 215-413-8617 or with any questions.