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Pirate Invasion Weekend
December 1, 2017
Enjoy live entertainment in addition shopping on Thieves’ Row. Visit the Pirate Encampment. There will also be outdoor adventures and family fun at the Pirate Invasion Weekend with a great lineup of entertainers and exotic food.
Celebrate with the pirates and see how they lived on land when ashore. Learn from some of the finest reenactors on the East Coast. Pirates set up an outpost in the city park, complete with trade and commerce. Purchase wares and clothing from foreign lands or listen to rousing, toe tapping sea shanties.
The Little Pirates experience includes a treasure hunt with Bloody Sam Rackham, face painting, a costume contest finally an all-day search for the most infamous pirates in town. Check out a “Wanted Poster” inside your program found around town and at the Information Booth. For adult pirates, sample piratical libations all over town as the finest pirate musicians in the land entertain also find treasures beyond measure at the thieves market.
Saturday morning’s parade has all the town’s scallawags in attendance. Find amazing wares from across the globe Saturday night at The Pirate’s Plunder Auction where all will be auctioned off. A portion of the proceeds goes to The Children’s Table, this year’s chosen charity. Sunday morning exhausted pirates head to the park for more music, fun and final cannon shot around 4 p.m.
Celebrate the END OF HURRICANE SEASON with a ceremonial burning of a hurricane flag sometime during the festival. Everyone is in for a weekend of fun, merriment and a piratical good time.