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Pirate Festivals List, Pirate Faire List

Pirate Festivals have grown in popularity and number in recent years. Many Renaissance Faires and Festivals have pirate-themed weekends or events. A pirate festival will usually offer activities, crafts, and other fun stuff for children, who will cherish the memory of talking to a real pirate. Historical characters or places are featured in several pirate festivals, so you can combine your visit with a trip to the local beaches or rivers.

Pirate Festivals by Month on this page

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Popular Pirate Festivals Gasparilla / Billy Bowlegs / Hampton Blackbeard Festival

January

Gasparilla Pirate Fest - Tampa, FL (January)
Treasure Coast Pirate Fest - Stuart, FL (January-February)

February

The Pillage of the Village at the Florida Renaissance Festival - Deerfield Beach, FL (February)
Lake Park Pirate Fest - Lake Park, FL (February)
Pirate's Weekend at the Arizona Renaissance Festival - Gold Canyon, AZ (February)
Pirates sack St. Augustine, Florida (Searle's Raid) - Tampa, FL (Feb-March)

March

Pirates sack St. Augustine, Florida (Searle's Raid) - Tampa, FL (March)
Pensacola Maritime & Pirate Fest - Pensacola,FL (March)
Dead Buccaneers Ball - Tifton, GA (March)
NOLA Pyrate Week - New Orleans, LA (March)

April

Buc Days - Corpus Christi, TX (April)
Pirate Fest Las Vegas - Las Vegas, NV (April)
Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival - Fernandina Beach, FL (April)
Info found at the Fernandina pirates club page
Greenville/ Pitt County Pirate Festival - Greenville, NC (April)
Fells Point Privateer Festival - Baltimore, MD (April)
Contraband Days Festival - Lake Charles, LA (April)
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May

Buccaneer Bash at Olde World Vllage - Augusta, MI (May)
Cutthroats of Corona Pyrate Festival - Corona, CA (May)
John Levique Pirate Days - Madeira Beach, FL (May)
Pirate Weekend on the Santa Maria - Columbus, OH (May)
Pirates Everywhere at the Oklahoma Renaissance Festival - Muskogee, OK (May)
Sea Chantey Festival - San Diego, CA (May)
Pirate Festival at Hammocks Beach State Park - Jacksonville, NC (May)
Brixham Pirate Festival - Brixham, Devon UK (May)
Pirates invade Tennessee Renaissance Festival - Nashville, TN (May)
Long John silver's Pirate Invasion Weekend at Scarborough Faire - Waxahachie, TX (May)
Brixham Pirate and Shanty Festival - Brixham, England (May)
Contraband Days Festival - Lake Charles, LA (May)
Queen Bess and Pyrates Renaissance Fair - Bakersfield, CA (May)
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June

Hampton Blackbeard Festival - Hampton, VA (June)
Texas Pirate Festival - Hillsboro, TX (June)
Pirates Weekend at Wild Rose Renaissance Faire- Columbus, PA (June)
Conwy Pirate Weekend - Conwy, Wales, UK (June)
Explore Oak Island Days, Oak Island Resort - Nova Scotia, Canada (June)
Rockaway Beach Pirate Festival - Rockaway Beach, OR (June)
Marathon Pirate Festival - Marathon, NY (June)
Central Missouri Pirate Fest - Kingdom City, MO (June)
Cocoa Beach Pirate Fest - Cocoa Beach, FL (June)
Pillage the Village Festival - Mt. Holly, NJ (June)
Damariscotta River Pirate Rendezvous - Damariscotta, ME (June)
Charleston Harbor Fest - Charleston, SC (June)
Pirate Invasion of Rainbow Lagoon - Long Beach, CA (June)
Rusty Scupper's Pirate Daze - Westport, WA (June)
Northern California Pirate Festival, Vallejo, CA (June)
Annual Harborwalk Festival - Georgetown, SC (June)
Wilmington Pirate Festival - Wilmington, DE (June)
Privateer Days - Liverpool, Nova Scotia, Canada (June)
Annual Sea Music Festival - Mystic Seaport, CT (June)
Long Island Pirate Festival - Long Island, NY (June)
Billy Bowlegs Festival - Fort Walton Beach, FL (June)
New England Pirate Faire - Gloucester, MA (June)
Drake's Raid - St. Augustine, FL (June)

Further pirate festival info can be sent to the email address below.


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July

Niagara Pirates Festival - Newfane-Olcott, NY (July)
Evangola State Park 4TH Annual Pirate Fest - Irving, NY (July)
Fifth Annual Swashbucklers Soiree - Galveston, TX (July)
Fishermen's Village Pirate Fest - Punta Gorda, FL (July)
Fort Victoria Caribbean Pirate Show - Isle of Wight, UK (July)
Brooklyn Treasure Cove Maritime Festival / Red Hook Pirate Fest - Red Hook, Brooklyn, NY (July)
Plunder Fest - Clarks Grove, MN (July)
Renaissance and Pirate Festival - Pagosa Springs, CO (July)
Seadog Nights and Gypsy Carnival - Lebanon, OR (July)
Pirates Weekend at the Sterling Renaissance Festival - Sterling, NY (July)
Pirates invade the Great Lakes Medieval Faire - Cleveland, OH (July)
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August

Bill Johnston's Pirate Days - Alexandria Bay, NY (August)
Michigan Pirate Festival - Grand Haven, MI (August)
Depoe Bay Pirate Treasure Hunt - Depoe Bay, OR (August)
Yankee Point Marina River Pirates Festival - Lancaster, VA (August)
New Pirate Festival by the Pirates of Tortuga - Molalla, OR (August)
Pirate's Weekend at Washington Midsummer Renaissance Faire - Buckley, WA (August)
Pirates of the Pacific - Brookings-Harbor, OR (August)
Pirates of Paynetown - Paynetown, IN (August)
Big Bear Pirate Fair - Big Bear, CA (August)
Pirates Weekend at Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire - Mt. Hope, PA (August)
Midlands Pirate Fest - Omaha, NE (August)
Charleston Pirate Festival - Charleston, SC (August)
Granbury Pirate Invasion - Granbury, TX (August)
Pirates and Wenches Fantasy Weekend - Rock Hall, MD (August)
Pirate Daze - Santa Ana, CA (August)
Mahone Bay Pirate Festival and Regatta - Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada (August)
Palmyra Pirate Weekend - Palmyra, NY (August)
Beaufort Pirate Invasion - Beaufort, NC (August)
The Pirate Festival at Historic Fort York - Toronto, Ontario, Canada (August)
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September

Marcus Hook Pirate Festival - Marcus Hook, PA (September)
Lake Chelan Pirate Fest - Lake Chelan, WA (September)
Cedar Key Pirate Invasion Weekend- Cedar Key, FL (September)
Pirates of the St. Juans - Sanford, FL (September)
Shoreline Village Pirate Festival - Shoreline Village, Long Beach, CA (September)
Boulder Pirate Con - Boulder, CO (September)
New Jersey Pirates and Privateers Weekend - Atlantic City, NJ (September)
Whitby Pirate Day - Whitby, North yorkshire, UK (September)
Pirate's Day - Barnegat, NJ (September)
Happy Harbor Pirate Fest, Sun Harbor Marina - Orange Beach, Alabama (September)
Portland Pirate Festival - Portland, OR (September)
Eastport Pirate Festival - Eastport, ME (September)
Surfside Beach Pirate Fest - Surfside Beach, TX (September)
St. Louis Pirate Festival - Wentzville, MO-West of St. Louis (September)
Pirates Weekend at the Ohio Renaissance Festival - Harveysburg, OH (September)
BucCornEar Festival and Parade - Helmsburg, IN (September)
Toshiba Tall Ships Festival - Dana Point Harbor, CA (September)
San Diego Pirate Faire - San Diego, CA (September)
Gold Coast Pirate Faire - Ventura, CA area (September)
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October

Nevis Peppered Pickled Pirates Party Time - Nevis Island, Caribbean (October & November)
Great Lakes Pirate Fest - Vermilion, OH (October)
Southern Pirate Festival- Columbus,GA (October)
Key Largo Pirates Fest - Key Largo, FL (October)
second site for this weekend here:Key Largo Pirate Festival
Toms River Pirate Festival - Toms River, NJ (October)
Fort Myers Beach Pirate Festival - Fort Myers Beach, FL (October)
Southern Pirate Festival - Columbus, GA (October)
Pirate Days of Texas - The Colony/Lake Lewisville, TX (October)
Tybee Island Pirate Fest - Tybee Island, GA (October)
Annual Buccaneer Days at Two Harbors - Catalina Isle, CA (October)
Invasion of the Pirates Flotilla - Wilmington, NC (October)
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November

Nevis Peppered Pickled Pirates Party Time - Nevis Island, Caribbean (October & November)
Anna Maria Island Pirate Festival - Bradenton, FL (November)
Pirates Week Festival - Cayman Islands (November)
Saint Arrrgustine Pirate Gathering - St. Augustine, FL (November)
Pirates in Paradise Festival - Key West, FL (late Nov-Dec)
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December

Pirates in Paradise Festival - Key West, FL (late Nov-Dec) No Festival Currently Planned
Fort Taylor Pyrate Invasion - Key West, FL (December)
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Further pirate festival info can be sent to the email address below.

Pirate Festival Articles

29 Jan 2015 at 3:25am

  • For Krewe on the outside, Gasparilla 2015 parade politics a mystery - Tampaba...
    29 Jan 2015 at 12:09am

    Tampabay.com

    For Krewe on the outside, Gasparilla 2015 parade politics a mystery
    Tampabay.com
    TAMPA ? For the past five years, the Anna Maria Island Privateers haven't been allowed to march in the Gasparilla Pirate Festival parade. Related News/Archive. Ye Mystic Krewe, police chief discuss Gasparilla significance and safety. 2 Weeks Ago.
    Museum features Gasparilla memorabiliaTBO.com
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  • Krewe says 'thank you' before festivities - TBO.com
    28 Jan 2015 at 9:20am

    TBO.com

    Krewe says 'thank you' before festivities
    TBO.com
    The events include a Children's Parade, Pirate Festival, Outward Bound celebration, road races, art show and more with a highlight the arrival of the Jose Gasparilla pirate ship amid a flotilla and a parade following on Saturday. Jeff Gines, a member ...


  • Interview: Mario Lopez dishes on Gasparilla game plan - Tampabay.com
    28 Jan 2015 at 8:16am

    Tampabay.com

    Interview: Mario Lopez dishes on Gasparilla game plan
    Tampabay.com
    It wouldn't be a Gasparilla Pirate Festival without copious amounts of booze and merriment, making a grand marshal who can hold his drink and still interview celebrities worth his weight in beads. Lopez, 41, called to talk about his Gasparilla game ...


  • Gasparilla adds night-before street festival at Hixon park - TBO.com
    7 Jan 2015 at 6:22pm

    TBO.com

    Gasparilla adds night-before street festival at Hixon park
    TBO.com
    Gasp! Gasparilla Fringe Festival returning to Tampa Museum of Art · The ship makes the pirate ? and the pirate festival · Video Headlines · Trib TV: Military couple's new home; Mayor faces Gasparilla pirates · Inside look at Tampa's new Del Frisco's ...

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