At 3pm, the Opening Ceremony will commence in the America's Cup Pavilion on Pier 27/29.  

- Celebrate 30 years of the Louis Vuitton Cup with pageantry, fun and international culture.

- 300 members of the four competing teams will take the stage for festivities featuring entertainment from the competing nations: Italy, New Zealand, Sweden and the USA.

- Opening of the world's largest pop up Sports Bar on Pier 27.

The competition for the oldest trophy in international sport - the Americas Cup - begins now. And for the first time ever, it is in San Francisco.

$9 of the $10 price will support the Americas Cup Healthy Ocean Project.

Tickets are available here (

Day schedule and grand opening weekend (July 4 – 7): 

July 4 – Opening Day

12:00 America’s Cup Park Grand Opening 

1:30-4:45 AC72s at mooring off Promenade at Piers 27/29

2:00-2:30 Poster signing session at Presentation Stage with America’s Cup Teams

2:15 America’s Cup Pavilion open for ticketed entry

3:00-4:30 Opening Ceremony at America’s Cup Pavilion

4:45 AC72 depart mooring

7:00 America’s Cup Park closes


July 5 – Race Day (Fleet Race / Parade)

10:00 America’s Cup Park opens

10:00-11:00 AC72s at America’s Cup Park mooring

10:15 Marching band from Plaza to Presentation Stage

10:45-11:15 Dock Out Show (including full sailing teams at Presentation Stage)

11:15-12:00 AC72s depart for Boat Parade from Pier 27 to Marina Green

12:15-1:15 AC72 racing, live on big screens, with commentary

2:00-2:30 Poster signing session with America’s Cup Teams

3:00 -5:30 Live Music – The 500s and New Diplomat

7:00 America’s Cup Park closes


July 6 – ‘Special Event Day’

12:00 America’s Cup Park opens

1:30-2:30 “AC Talk Show” with Andy Green and Tucker Thompson plus teams @ AC Pavilion

2:30-3:00 America’s Cup Trophy – San Francisco Fan Photo Opportunity

3:00-3:30 Poster signing

3:30-5:30 Live Music – Nova Albion

7:00 America’s Cup Park close


July 7 – Race Day

10:00 America’s Cup Park Opens

10:00-11:15 AC72s on moorings

10:15 Marching band to Presentation Stage

10:45-11:15 Dock Out Show

12:00-1:00 “AC Show” at America’s Cup Pavilion, with live commentary of Emirates Team New Zealand vs. Luna Rossa race starting at 12:15

2:00-2:30 Poster signing session

3:00-5:00 Live Music– Jazz Mafia

7:00 America’s Cup Park closes