Event Registration

2023 Whales, Ales, & Salty Tales
06/03/2023 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM ET


  • $100.00  -  Whale Tale Sponsor VIP admission (Includes t-shirt)
  • $70.00  -  VIP Admission (includes t-shirt)
  • $40.00  -  General Admission
  • $15.00  -  Designated Driver
  • Free  -  Other Sponsors (2-4 Sponsor tickets included, depending on level)


Cold Spring Harbor, NY

Register here for Whales, Ales & Salty Tales June 3, 2023 from 2-5pm.

Special VIP hour from 1-2 pm (VIP registration includes 2023 Whales & Ales T-Shirt!)



  • Enjoy craft beer tastings from local breweries

  • Live music

  • Listen to Ale Tales from the brewers

  • Try your hand at scrimshaw, the signature craft of whalers,  and take home your personally designed scrimshaw-style keychain. 

  • Tour the museum's exhibits (Including the new special exhibit - From Sea to Shining Sea: Whalers of the African Diaspora)

  • Whaleboat Chats 

  • Commemorative Tasting Cups With every advance registration! ‚Äč(A limited number of advance tickets will be sold.) 


Current members, you must be logged in to receive member pricing. 

Future Members, memberships can be purchased here. 


  • Tickets are non-refundable.
  • This tented event takes place rain or shine. 
  • Please note this is a 21+ event. No one under 21 will be admitted, even designated drivers. Valid photo ID is required for entry and will be checked upon admission.
  • Advance registrants will receive a commemorative tasting cup at the door. 

All proceeds benefit our museum education programs. Thank you for your support!

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Waiver Statement:


  • I grant The Whaling Museum and its staff the right to use photographs and images taken at the event with my likeness, in whole or in part, without restriction as to changes or alterations, and without limitation, for marketing and advertising purposes including the Museum's website and social media outlets.  
  • I hereby release, waive, and discharge any and all claims rising out of, or in connection with, the Whaling Museum and its staff for all claims for libel or invasion of privacy.


  • I agree that any alcoholic beverages I consume are my own choice and responsibility. I agree to drink responsibility and heed suggestions from others and will not drive if I am intoxicated. I acknowledge that I alone am responsible for all of my actions resulting from consuming alcohol and the Museum is in no way responsible.
  • I acknowledge that The Whaling Museum itself does not provide, sell, or serve alcoholic beverages for events held on its property.
  • I agree to idemnify and hold hamless the Whaling Museum and their representatives, from any and all claims, actions, suits, procedures, costs, expenses, damages and liabilities, including attorney’s fees brought as a result of my participation.


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