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Pirate Festivals N Events

Here be arrr best list of pirate events n' festivals that happen worldwide, so plan on attendin' as many as ye can. Life be short n' merry, so don't wait until next year's pirate events.

If ye be plannin' a pirate event that's not listed, e-mail us. We update this list of pirate events every month fer the next 2 months ahead. Most Renassisance Faire have a pirate weekend, but we have not listed them. Also visit arrrrr list of pirate groups!                     

 

November

Nov 2-4, 2018: Cayman Island Pirates Week Festival, Cayman Brac, Cayman Islands

Nov 3, 2018: Stede Bonnet Pirate Regatta, South Port, NC

Nov 3, 2018: Blackbeards Ball, St Augustine, FL

Nov 3, 2018: Swashbuckler's Ball. Portland, OR

Nov 8-12, 2018: Cayman Island Pirates Week Festival, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

Nov 16-18, 2018: Cayman Island Pirates Week Festival, Little Cayman, Cayman Islands

Nov 17, 2018: Inter-Krewe Booty Fashion Show, Tampa, FL 

Nov 30- Dec 2, 2018: Cedar Key Pirate Invasion, Cedar Key, FL (Pirate Fashions will be vending)

 

December

Nov 30- Dec 2, 2018: Cedar Key Pirate Invasion, Cedar Key, FL (Pirate Fashions will be vending)

 

January

Jan 8-11, 2019: Battle of New Orleans, Chalmette, LO

Jan 12, 2019: Gasparilla Ball, Tampa Bay, FL

Jan 19, 2019: Gasparilla Children's Parade, Tampa Bay, FL

Jan 19, 2019: Pirates at the Pier, Cocoa Beach, FL

Jan 26, 2019: Gasparilla Invasion, Parade of Pirates, Tampa Bay, FL 

Jan 26-28, 2018: Old City Pirate Fest, St Augustine, FL

Jan 27-Feb 03, 2019: TRF Pirate Cruise, Galveston, TX

 

February

Feb 2, 2019: Pirates on the Prairie, Grand Prairie, TX

Feb 3, 2018: Kentucky Pirate Festival, Louisville, KY

Feb 9, 2019: Sant' Yago Illuminated Knight Parade, Ybor City, FL

Feb 15 - 17, 2019: Treasure Coast Pirate Fest, Fort Pierce, FL 

 (Events not updated beyond this point)

 

March
Mar 1-4, 2018Music by the Bay, Tampa, FL (Pirate Fashions will be vending)

Mar 2-3, 2018: Sack of St Augustine, St Augustine, FL (Unfriendly to Pirates in Garb)

Mar 3, 2018: Gasparilla's Outbound Voyage, Tampa, FL

Mar 4, 2018: The Pirates Salty Ball, Manchester, CT

Mar 5, 2019: Mardi Gras, New Orleans, LO

Mar 10-18, 2018: Toast of Tortuga, Lake Oswego, OR

Mar 17-18, 2018: High Desert Pirate Faire, Hesperia, CA

Mar 30 - Apr 8, 2018: NOLA Pirate Week, New Orleans, LA 

 

April

Mar 30 - Apr 8, 2018: NOLA Pirate Week, New Orleans, LA 

Apr 5-8, 2018: Galveston Tallship ChallengeGalveston, TX

Apr 12-15, 2018: Pensacola Tallship ChallengePensacola, FL (Pirate Fashions may be vending)

Apr 13-14, 2018: Pirate Fest NC, Greenville, NC

Apr 14 - 21, 2018: Pirates & Paradise Cruise, St Lucia

Apr 19-22, 2018: New Orleans Tallship ChallengeNew Orleans, LA

Apr 21, 2018: Pirate Raft Race, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Apr 21-22, 2018: Pirate Fest LV, Las Vegas, NV

Apr 21-22, 2018: Privateer Festival, Fells Point, MD

Apr 21, 2018: 8th Annual Fairy & Pirate Festival, Nevins, FL

Apr 23 -May 13, 2018: Buccaneer Days, Corpus Christi, TX

Apr 25, 2018: Pirates n' Their Weapons, Tampa, FL (Tiger giving talk at Tampa Bay History Center)

Apr 28, 2018: Abordage Pirate, Chemin St-Marc, QC Canada

Apr 29-30, 2018: Pirates Invade Yorktown, Yorktown, VA

 

 May

May 2, 2018: International Scurvy Awareness Day, World Wide

May 4 - 6, 2018: Scallywags Weekend, Topsail Island, NC

May 4 - 6 , 2019: Brixham Pirate Festival, Brixham, UK

May 5, 2018: Pirates for Parrots, Surf City, NC

May 4-6, 2018: Isle of the 8 Flags Shrimp Festival, Amelia Island, FL

May 12, 2018: Pirate Festival, Fort Lauderdale, FL

May 3-13 , 2018: Louisiana Pirate Festival, Lake Charles, LA  (Pirate Fashions may be vending)

May 16-17, 2018: Conwy Pirate Weekend, Conwy, UK

May 19, 2018: Bath Fest, Bath, NC 

May 19, 2018: Kings Bay Pirate Fest, City of Crystal River, FL  (Pirate Fashions will be vending)

May 19, 2018: Kingston Pirate Invasion Pub Crawl, Brockville, Ontario, Canada

May 19, 2018: Pirate Party on the Beach, Virginia Beach, VA Canada

May 19-20, 2018: Fresno Pirate Festival, Fresno, CA

May 19-20, 2018: Pirate Day in the Bay, Bay St. Louise, MS

May 21, 2018: Grantville Pirate Festival, Victoria, Australia

May 22-27, 2019: Gloucester Tall Ships, Gloucester, UK

May 24-27, 2019: Purbeck Pirate Festival, Purbeck UK

May 24-28, 2018: Sail Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

May 26-27, 2018: Bowers Beach Buccaneer Bash, Bowers Beach, DE

May 26 - Jun 4, 2018: Hatton Pirate Festival, Whitsun, UK

 

June

Jun 1-3, 2018: Hampton Blackbeard Festival, Hampton, VA (Pirate Fashions will be vending)

Jun 1-3, 2018: Pirate Family FestivalWest Bend, WI

Jun 1-2, 2018: Billy Bowlegs Pirate Festival, Fort Walton Beach, FL

Jun 1-2, 2019: Original Conway Pirate Weekend, Conway, UK

Jun 2, 2018: Pirates Battle for the Bounty, Tampa, FL

Jun 2, 2018: Banquet Pirate, Chemin St-Marc, QC Canada

Jun 2, 2018: Drake's Raid, St Augustine, FL (Very Unfriendly to Pirates in Garb)

Jun 7-10, 2018: Sea Music Festival, Mystic, CT

Jun 8-10, 2018: Norfolk Harborfest, Norfolk, VA

Jun 9, 2018: Twin Swords Pirate Festival, Winnipeg, Canada

Jun 9, 2018: Eagle Heights Pirate Day, Kent, UK

Jun 9, 2018: Denton Pirate Invasion, Denton, NC

Jun 10, 2018: Ventura Harbor Village Pirate's Days, Ventura, CA

Jun 12-13, 2018: The Buccaneer Bash, Augusta, MI

Jun 14-16, 2019: Falmouth International Sea Shanty FestivalFalmouth, UK

Jun 15, 2018: Pirate Ball, New Orleans, LA

June 15-17, 2018: Cocoa Beach Pirate Fest, Cocoa Beach, FL 

Jun 15-17, 2018: Baltimore Pirate Weekend, Baltimore, Ireland

Jun 15-18, 2018: Bald Head Island Pirate Invasion, Bald Head Island, NC

June 16, 2018: Pirate Crawl, Boston, MA

Jun 15, 2019: Harry Paye Day, Poole, UK

Jun 22-23, 2019: Rhos-on-Sea Pirate Weekend, Conway, UK

Jun 16-17, 2018: Original Conwy Pirate Festival, Conway Town, UK

June 16-17, 2018: Northern California Pirate Festival, Vallejo, CA

Jun 22, 2018: Port Royal, Quebec, Canada

Jun 21-24, 2019: Put In Bay Pyrate Fest, Put-in-Bay, Ohio

Jun 21-24, 2018: Leeds Waterfront Festival, Leeds, UK

June 23, 2018: Pirate Rendezvous, Damariscotta, Maine

June 23, 2018: Pirate Fest, Havre de Grace, MD

Jun 23, 2018: Bawdy Pirate Party, Brockville, Ontario, Canada

Jun 22-24, 2018: Rusty Scuppers Pirate Daze, Westport, WA

June 23 -25,2017: Rockaway Beach Pirate & Costume Festival, Rockaway, OR

Jun 23-24, 2018: Palacios Pirate Festival, Palacios, TX

Jun 24 - 28, 2018: Purbeck Pirate Festival, Swanage Pier, UK

June 29 - Jul 7 ,2018: Lake Chelan Pirate Fest, Lake Chelan, WA

Jun 30 - Jul 1, 2018: Pirate Invasion N Mermaid Festival, Long Beach, CA

 

July

Jul 5-7, 2019: Pirate Mutiny, Matlock Bath, UK

Jul 7-8, 2018: Ganaoque Pirate Invasion, Ganaoque, Canada

Jul 7, 2018: Pirates Landing, Alki Beach, Seattle WA

Jul 7-8, 2018: Withernsea International Pirate Festival, Valley Gardens, UK

Jul 13-14, 2019: Anderson Pirate Festival, Northwick, UK

Jul 14, 2019: Hastings Pirate Day, Hastings, UK

Jul 8-9, 2017Old Fort MacArthur Days, San Pedro, CA

Jul 8 ,2018: Shipwreck Isle, Isle of Wight, UK

Jul 16-17, 2018: Irish Maritime Festival, Drogheda Porate, Ireland

Jul 12-15, 2018: Festival of Sail Sandusky, Sandusky, OH

Jul 12-14, 2018: Mel Fisher Days, Key West, FL

Jul 14, 2018: Half Way to Gasparilla Pub Crawl, Tampa, FL

Jul 14, 2019: Hastings Pirate Day, Hastings, UK

Jul 19-21, 2018: Pirates of Lanier Poker Run, Buford, GA

Jul 19-21, 2019:Tortuga Pirate Festival, Whitby, UK

Jul 21, 2018: Mad Pirate Invasion, El Dorado, AR

Jul 28, 2018: Boston Pirate Invasion, Boston, MA

Jul 28 - Aug 2, 2018: Pirate Week, Parkmill, UK

Jul 19-22, 2018: Seadog Nights & Gypsy Carnival, Lebanon, OR

Jul 29, 2018: Currituck Pirate Plunder Festival, Currituck, NC

Jul 30, 2017?: Purbeck Pirate Festival, Isle of Purbeck, Dorset, UK

 

August

Aug 2-5, 2018: CombatCon, Las Vegas, NV 

Aug 3-4, 2018: Redcar Pirate Festival, Redcar, UK

Aug 4, 2018: Utah Pirate Invasion, Ogden, UT

Aug 4-6, 2018: Guelph Pirate Festival, Ontario, Canada

Aug 6 - 10, 2018: Michigan Pirate Festival, Grand Haven, MI

Aug 10-11, 2018: Beaufort Pirate Invasion, Beaufort, NC  (PF vending)

Aug 10-11, 2018: Palmyra Pirate Weekend, Port of Palmyra, NY

Aug 11-12, 2018: Iowa Minnesota Pirate FestivalOwatonna, MN

Aug 12, 2017?: Discovery Days - Palmetto Pirate Festival, Moncks Corner, SC

Aug 10-12, 2018: Pirates of the Pacific Festival, Port of Brookings Harbor, OR

Aug 11-13, 2017: Minnesota Pirate Festival, Owatonna, MN

Aug 10-12, 2018: Pirates N Wenches Fantasy Weekend, Rock Hall, MD

Aug 10-19, 2018: Bill Johnston's Pirate Days, Alexandria Bay, NY

Aug 15-16, 2018: Outer Banks Pirate Festival, Nags Head, NC

Aug 16-19, 2018: Tallahassee Days Pirate Festival, Fisherman's Cove Eastern Passage, Canada

Aug 18, 2018: Reno Pirate Crawl, Reno, NV

Aug 18, 2018: Fort Mifflin Pirate Day, Philadelphia, PA

Aug 19-20, 2017?: South Wales Pirate Festival, Caldicot Castle, New South Wales, UK

Aug 19, 2017: Pirate Day at Fort Mifflin, Philadelphia, PE

Aug 24-26, 2018: Mount Dora Seafood Festival, Mount Dora, FL

Aug 25, 2018: Waxhaw Pirate Day, Waxhaw, NC

Aug 26-27, 2017?: Pirates on Penzance Prom, Penzance, UK 

Aug 25-26, 2018: Midwest Pirate Fest, Papillion, NE

Aug 31 - Sep 2, 2018: Brotherhood of the Black Pirate Festival, Llanciach Fawr, UK

Aug 31 - Sep 3, 2018: Pirates of Tortuga, Lebanon, OR  

 

September

Sept 1-4, 2018: DragonCon, Atlanta, GA (PF Vending Booth 2401)

Sep 1-3, 2018: Noces Norires Pirates and Medieval Festival and Games, Kingsey Falls, Canada

Sep 1-4, 2019: Festival of Sail, San Diego, CA

Sep 2, 2018: Pirate Day, Lake Pueblo, CO

Sep 7-9, 2018: Eastport Pirate Festival, Eastport, ME

Sep 7-9, 2018: Toshiba Tall Ships Festival, Dana Point, CA

Sep 8, 2018: Tommy Tewday- Pirate Invasion, Newport, RI

Sep 7-8, 2019: Pirates on the Dock, Liverpool, Merseyside UK

Sep 14, 2018: Flagler Beach Pirate Invasion, FL (PF Vending)

Sep 14-16, 2019: Port of LA Lobster Festival, San Pedro, CA

Sep 14-16, 2018: Wench Weekend, Volcano, CA

Sep 15, 2018: Pirates in the Plaza, Washougal, WA

Sep 15, 2018: Anchorage Pirate Pub Crawl, Anchorage, AK

Sep 15, 2017?: Wells Pirate Festival, Wells next to the Sea, UK

Sep 15-16, 2018: Marcus Hook Pirate Festival,  Marcus Hook, PA

Sep 15, 2018: Pirate Sail,  Hudson River, NY

Sep 14-15, 2018: Northglenn Pirate FestNorthgleen, CO

Sep 15-16, 2018: Port Royal Pirate Festival, Town of Port Royal, VA

Sep 15 - 16, 2018: Pirates on the Dock, Albert Dock, UK

Sep 15-16, 2018: Oceanside Harbor Days, Oceanside, CA

Sep 15-16, 2018: Pirates of Port Adelaide Festival, Port Adelaide, Australia

Sep 19, 2018: Tampa Bay International Talk Like a Pirate Day, Tampa, FL

Sep 19, 2018: Talk like a Pirate Day, International

Sept 21-23, 2018: Vero Beach Pirate Fest, Vero Beach, FL  

Sep 21 - 23, 2018: 300th Anniversary of Stead Bonnets Capture, South Port, NC

Sep 22, 2018: Pirate Palooza Pubcrawl, Decatur, GA

Sep 22, 2018: Pirate Pub Crawl, Cocoa, FL

Sep 22, 2018: Krewe Rush Night, Brandon, FL (PF Vending)

Sep 22, 2018: City of Oaks Pirate Fest, Raleigh, NC

Sep 22-23, 2018: Pirate Weekend, Landguard Fort, UK

Sep 22-24, 2018: Pirate of St Juans Festival, Sanford, FL

Sep 27, 2018: Grantville Pirate Festival, Victoria, AU

Sep 29, 2018: Cabrillo Festival, San Diego, CA

Sep 29, 2018: Privateers Semi-Formal Ball, Anna Maria Island, FL

 

October

Oct 4-7, 2018: Buccaneer Days at 2 Harbors, Catalina Island, CA

Oct 4-7, 2018: Tybee Island Pirate Festival, Tybee Island, GA (Pirate Fashions will be vending)

Oct 5-31, 2018: Pirates of Emerson, a Halloween Adventure, Fremont, CA

Oct 5-6, 2018: Palactos Pirate Festival, Palacios, TX

Oct 5-7, 2018: Pirates of the High Seas Fest, Panama City, FL

Oct 5-7, 2018: Harwick International Sea Shanty Festival, Harwick, UK

Oct 5-7, 2018: RiverFest, Willington, NC

Oct 6, 2018: Buccaneers Blues & Brews Pub Crawl, Daytona Beach, FL

Oct 5-6, 2018: Port Salerno Pirate Fest, Port Salerno, FL

Oct 6-8, 2019?: Ft Myers Beach Pirate Festival, Ft Myers Beach, FL

Oct 11-13, 2019: Harwick International Shanty Festival, Harwick, UK

Oct 13-14, 2018: Tennessee Pirate Festival, Harriman, TN

Oct 13-14, 2017?: Mid Columbia Pirate Festival, Kennewick, WA

Oct 19-20, 2018: Blackbeard Tricentennial, Bath, NC (PF Vending)

Oct 20, 2018: Black Sails Treasure Hunt, Clermont, FL

Oct 20, 2018: Saint Juan's Pirate Festival, Sanford, FL

Oct 27-28, 2018, Haunted Pirate Fest & Mermaid Splash, Boynton Beach, FL (PF Vending)

Oct 25-28, 2018: Blackbeard's Pirate Jamboree, Ocracoke Island, NC

Oct 19-28, 2018: Fantasy Fest, Key West, FL

Oct 26 - 28, 2018: Pirate's Bash & Quest for Key West, Key West, FL

Oct 31-Nov4, 2018: Parrot Head Convention, Key West, FL 

 

E-mail us if yar pirate event or festival be missing from this calendar listing. Yar event must have a webpage or facebook page that can be linked to, to be listed.