Pirate Festivals List, Pirate Faire List

Pirate festivals and pirate faires listed by month or area.

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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.

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Popular Pirate Festivals Pirates in Paradise / 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)

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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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Pirate Festival Articles

23 Apr 2014 at 6:21am

  • Contraband Days Louisiana Pirate Festival celebrates 57 years - KPLC-TV
    16 Apr 2014 at 12:24pm

    Contraband Days Louisiana Pirate Festival celebrates 57 years
    KPLC-TV
    The Contraband Days Louisiana Pirate Festival is celebrating its 57th year in Lake Charles. As part of the celebration, the 2014 Contraband Days poster was recently unveiled. The poster pays tribute to deceased local artist Elton Louviere, who was well ...

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  • Touring shows heading for Torbay over May bank holiday - Torquay Herald Express
    21 Apr 2014 at 1:02am

    Touring shows heading for Torbay over May bank holiday
    Torquay Herald Express
    In addition, an interactive children's show, A Little Man's Holiday, developed by PaddleBoat Theatre Company, will be performing at the Brixham Pirate Festival and three local primary schools. Alongside these professional shows, local theatre groups ...


  • Manatee River powerboat race tweaks schedule, asking for tourism dollars - Br...
    19 Apr 2014 at 11:16pm

    Bradenton Herald

    Manatee River powerboat race tweaks schedule, asking for tourism dollars
    Bradenton Herald
    The Gasparilla Pirate Festival announced recently that its 2014 buccaneer brigade will be held the weekend of Jan. 30 in Tampa, which is when the boat races were planned, Falcione said. Now, the race is pegged to happen Feb. 6-7, a Friday and Saturday.


  • Rrrrrr you ready for Alive After 5? - Mysanfordherald
    31 Mar 2014 at 2:49pm

    Rrrrrr you ready for Alive After 5?
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    email to a friend | print. Pirates invade downtown Sanford (above, below) during a previously held St. Juan&. Pirates invade downtown Sanford (above, below) during a previously held St. Juan's Pirate Festival. (Herald photos by Tommy Vincent). slideshow.