by admin, August 11, 2016

994114_124185374456424_1972273070_nAhoy Mateys! Join landlubbing families and pirates from across the country for three days of swashbuckling fun at the 11th Annual Fort Myers Beach Pirate Festival. Named the #2 Pirate Festival in the Country by USA Today, this family-friendly event attracts thousands of people that come to enjoy the pirate bazaar, themed live music and performances, exhilarating live ship battles, children’s activities and the jolly pub quest (21+ event). Pirates and landlubbers both young and old are sure to walk away with memories to treasure.

A $5 donation for adult entry (Ages 12+)

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Mike Quinn the Skeletal Pirate

The Lord Governor Henry Hyde presides over his loyal (and not so loyal!) subjects

Captain Jack (Jason Smith) poses for pictures with festival goers

Music in the lanes by wandering minstrels For Love or Money

Kids Find the Pirate Game – Go on a wacky wild goose chase to find the pirates!

Experience living history at the Pirate Encampment

Jumpin’ John’s Pirate Puppet Show traveling the lanes

Waterball Lagoon – a fun ride for kids!

Pirate Fest Event Schedule

Pieces of Eight Pirate Cruise Schedule – Departing from Nervous Nellie’s
Friday Night Adults Only 5:00 PM
Saturday AM Family Cruise 10:30 AM
Saturday PM Family Cruise 5:00 PM
Saturday Night Adults Only 7:30 PM
Sunday AM Family Cruise 10:30 AM

Friday Oct. 7th
Pub Quest* 6:00 PM Gathering in Times Square
*Pub Quest Passes available for sale starting at 5:30 PM – Awards for best dressed after
Times Square Stage (Friday & Saturday Evening Only)
Live Music by West of Galway 6-9 PM
Adult Costume Contest 8:00 PM (Saturday Only)

Saturday & Sunday
Opening Cannon 10:00 AM @ Battle Site
Kids Fishing Tournament from 10AM to Noon

Pirate Walk 10:00 AM @ Old San Carlos Blvd/Times Square
Kids Pie Eating Contest 1:10 PM @ First Street Fountain
Adult Pie Eating Contest 1:10 PM@ First Street Fountain
Sea Battle 1:30 PM @ Mantanzas Pass
Closing Cannon 5:00PM @ Battle Site

Cannon (Main) Stage – Next to Nervous Nellies
The Cabin Boys 10:00 AM
Rusty Anchors 10:50 AM
The Craic Show 11:40 AM
Rusty Anchors 12:30 PM
The Craic Show 2:30 PM
Rusty Anchors 3:20 PM
The Craic Show 4:10 PM

Crow’s Nest Stage – Next to Third Street Entrance
Arrr, Inc. 10:30 AM
Blackbeard’s Kids Show 11:10 AM
Children’s Costume Contest 12:30 PM
Vow Renewal ceremony 2:30 PM
Arrr, Inc. 3:00 PM
Blackbeard’s Kids Show 3:40 PM
Arrr, Inc. 4:20 PM