Pirate Ball – Friday, September 20

Pirate Ball (specifically geared towards adults 18 ish+ in age)
5:30-10:00 PM

Now we be offerin’ FREE ENTRY to the event
Come and enjoy dinner and drinks purchasing directly from our vendors – no ticket needed! 

Pirate Ball will include music on the Main Stage, music and performances on the Compass Stage, opening of the mermaid stage, sword fighting, dinner, a walk-around treasure map contest, crowning of the “Pirate King”, and wonderful drinks including mead, rum, and beer.

Main Stage:

On the Compass Stage:

  • 6:00 PM – Magic Steve from Salida Circus
  • 6:45 PM – Adult Costume Contest
  • 7:45 PM – King Challenges
  • 8:45 PM – Wench Singer

This will be a social engagement for our pirates and costumes will be encouraged (if not expected).  Best dressed pirates will be asked to compete in our Pirate costume contest for prizes.

The Compass Stage will be full of fun games, contests and music throughout the weekend.  Be sure to see the costume contest for adults at 6:45 PM.  This is a much anticipated and fought over award at Pirate Fest.

Don your best pirate attire and join us for a great evening of piracy that will be long remembered!

Pirate Festival – Saturday, September 21

Pirate Festival (Open for everyone – both kids and adults)
11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
FREE Entry

Additional costs to include regatta registration, food and beverages and bounce house tickets for the kids.

The Pirate’s Festival (Saturday) is for everyone (especially kids and families).  Join us for a whole day o’ pirate ruckus!  Fer th’e lads n ladies (kids) thar gunna be bounce houses, arts n’ crafts,  archery, contests, mermaids, treasure hunts ‘n more.  Fer th’ older band ‘o pirates (adults) thar gunna be physical feats ‘o strength so ye can show up ye buckos, cardboard boat watching (or racing), plenty of drinkin’ of mead, rum and ale, walking around in costume, sword fighting, archery, mermaid stage, compass stage and more!

This year’s event includes four stages of entertainment to include the Mermaid Stage with performances all day, the Compass Stage, the Main Stage and Salida Stage.

The bands for the Main Stage include:

On the Compass Stage see the following special acts plus other amazing things:

  • 11:15 AM – Tinkerbell
  • Noon – Kids Costume Parade (11:30 check in)
  • 1:00 PM – Regatta
  • 2:15-2:45 PM – Regatta Awards (time determined by end of regatta)
  • 3:00 Doral Academy Arts & Dance
  • 3:45 PM – Ana Cruz Dance
  • 4:30 PM – Doral Academy Arts & Dance
  • 5:15 PM – Belle Musique Academy

Salida Circus Stage

EAch of the three shows, the amazing Salida Circus will share stunts, aerial acrobatics, circus performances and more!  Performances are at Noon, 2:30 and 3:45 PM.

The event will feature a Cardboard Regatta (boat race) so get out ye boat makin’ skills ‘n build a cardboard ship.  Brin’ ye team to EB Rains on Saturday ‘n race towards th’ finish fer a chance to win prizes ‘n fame.  Beware ye scurvy pirates, there will be tests (cannonballs, skeletons, and other crazy bits) to make the challenge even more challenging!

We are happy that Society of Creative Anachronism will join us for a the fifth year with archery, sword fighting demos and more!  We have also welcomed over 90 vendors to join us in this one of a kind spectacular event!