America’s Cup Park Opening Day | 4th of July
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America’s Cup Park | Pier 27, San Francisco, CA
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Thursday, July 4, 2013
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Celebrate Fourth of July at the opening day of America’s Cup “Summer of Racing” at Piers 27/29 on July 4, 2013.
Entrance to America’s Cup Park is free, where a range of family activities will be available, including interactive exhibits featuring the science and history of the America’s Cup, the Flying on Water cinema where theater-goers experience the sensation of racing on a spectacular AC72 catamaran, and a Kids Area featuring sail hoists and other hands-on activities. Plus, catch athlete interviews and autograph sessions.
Please note, there is no racing on July 4th; this is simply opening day of the new America’s Cup Park. Racing begins on July 7, 2013.
July 4, 2013 – Opening Day
- 12:00pm America’s Cup Park officially opens to the public for the first time
- 1:30pm-4:45pm AC45s at mooring off Promenade at Piers 27/29
- 2:00pm-2:30pm Poster signing session at Presentation Stage with America’s Cup Teams
- 2:15pm America’s Cup Pavilion open for ticketed entry
- 3:00pm-4:30pm Opening Ceremony at America’s Cup Pavilion
- 4:45pm AC72 depart mooring
- 7:00pm America’s Cup Park closes
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Opening Day Ceremony | July 4, 2013
On July 4, 2013, experience the Opening Day Ceremony for a celebration of international culture at the America’s Cup Pavilion located at Piers 27/29 (tickets are $10).
Up to 300 members of the four competing teams will take to the stage, along with entertainment from the competing nations of Italy (Luna Rossa Challenge), Emirates Team New Zealand, Sweden (Artemis Racing) and Oracle Team USA. Each team and nation will share unique cultural programming. $9 of the $10 ticket price will support the America’s Cup Healthy Ocean Project.
The America’s Cup Pavilion will host up to 20 concerts, family shows, community and business events, and comedy acts. During race days, the Pavilion will have race footage on the big screen along with commentary.