Saturday Schedule

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Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017

10:00am Thieves’ Row opens City Park
10:00am Authentic Pirate Encampment opens
(Participants must register here)
City Park
10:00am Info Booth opens
City Park
10:00am Staging for Parade Starts City Park
10:30am Pirate Grand Promenade
Pirate crews and individuals will line up for the Grand Invasion Promenade through the streets of Cedar Key. At 10:30am, Pirates in their finest will walk, saunter, or swagger to a pirate beat in glorious display.
City Park and then a parade through the main streets of Cedar Key (route will be shown on official pirate map of Cedar Key!)
11:45pm – 6:00pm
Entertainment in the park continues…
11:45am Rusty Cutlass
1:00pm Bawdy Boys
2:15pm Rusty Anchors
3:15pm Rusty Cutlass
4:30pm Bawdy Boys
5:45pm Rusty Anchors
Gazeebo @ City Park
12:15pm Kids’ Treasure Hunt Begins
Children of all ages will delight in searching for buried treasure with the infamous Captain Bloody Sam Rackham of The Cursed Few. Follow him on an adventure a dig for a real chest, who knows what it may contain.
Pirate Encampment
12:45pm Kids’ Costume Contest Gazeebo @ City Park
1:00pm Weapons Check for Battle Participants
Mandatory weapons check at Garrison tent for all battle participants. Garrison has final say on who can and cannot fire.
Garrison Tent @ Pirate Encampment
1:45pm Historic battle for Cedar Key
Watch as pirates from all over try and take Jean Lafitte’s treasure as his men try to remove it from the island. Will the Garrison be able to keep the peace? Or did someone bribe them… Black powder and live steel in use. (Participants must register here)
City Beach
3:00pm Adults’ Costume Contest Pirate Encampment
4:00pm Talk by Author Allen Balogh
To be held in the air-conditioned upstairs library meeting room – with ice-cold lemonade and ice tea and some munchies.
Library
5:45pm Historic Weapons Demo Encampment
7:00pm Festival Closes in the Park
City Park
8:00pm
Fire Performers
(weather permitting)
City Beach
9:00pm
Fireworks on the Water
(weather permitting)
City Beach
Rumor says that sometime on Saturday, The Big Deck will be having a Rum tasting. Something not to miss. Keep a weathered eye out!
Noon – ??? More Entertainment…
All businesses in Cedar Key will be open as usual to help you celebrate the weekend!
Dock Street and Second Street
7:00pm – 10:00pm Ken Walker Steamers
8:00pm – 12:00am Loose Change Big Deck
8:00pm – 10:00pm Bawdy Boys Carlins
8:00pm – 10:00pm Rusty Anchors
plus $5 rum and margaritas
83 West
Weather permitting there will be a magnificent sunset best viewed from a tour boat or at the sand spit at First and G Streets.

Please note: All times are based on Cedar Key Pirate Time (CKPT) and subject to change without any rhyme or reason. Locations are very often subject to the same logic.