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12th Annual Fort Myers Beach Pirate Festival

October 6, 2017 – October 8, 2017

Columbus Day Weekend

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

Friday, Oct. 6
4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Location: Times Square
21+ Pub Quest • Costumes
Drink Specials • Awards & Prizes


Saturday
Sunday, Oct. 7 & 8
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location: Old San Carlos Blvd.
Family Friendly Fun • Pirate Bazaar
Live Ship Battles • Live Music & Performances • Food & Drinks
Children’s Activities

Ahoy Mateys! Join landlubbing families and pirates from across the country for three days of swashbuckling fun at the 12th 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 is suggested for adult entry (Ages 12+)
If you are interested in participating as an entertainer, performer or goods vendor please contact Belinda Hadcock at admiralbelinda@gmail.com or 239.777.1727.

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Thieves MarketAhoy mateys! Welcome to the 12th Annual Pirate Fest. We invite ye to a great ol’ time with yer lads and lasses as we host a slew of pirates, wenches, corsairs, and beauties at the historic Seaport of Fort Myers Beach. Enjoy great entertainment all day Saturday and Sunday with melodies and shows on two stages or watch our ships go to battle with thar cannons.

Thar’s something for all at our ol’ festival… meet with your hearties at the Friday Night Pub Crawl Quest or the Saturday Night Gathering in Times Square with awards fer Best Garb and Entertaiment. And be sure to see the Thieves Market fer all the latest booty!

Fair winds, me mateys, and see ye thar…

The Tale of the Fort Myers Beach Pirate Fest

Cannon fireOnly three years have passed since Lord Henry Hyde arrived here in the Port of Old San Carlos. The Crown dispatched the governor to ensure commerce runs smoothly in the Port, and under his direction all forms of enterprise have flourished, both legitimate and otherwise. They all pay the Governor’s taxes, one way or another. And so the Port has become a haven for the most notorious and flagrantly shameless pirates, privateers, and ne’er-do-wells. Most recently the notorious Captain Flood was left ashore by the mutinous Morgan Levy, and is looking for payback and the return of his ship, the Briar Rose. Flood now commands a small fleet, having built alliances with the captains of several vessels of war; the Black Pearl, the Pieces of Eight, and the Black Duck. He hopes to persuade the Lord Governor to allow him the use of the Port’s cannon batteries to retake his ship. A storm is brewing near the Port!

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The 2017 Pirate Fest is sponsored by:

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Special thanks to our FMB Annual Corporate Sponsors:


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