Saturday Schedule

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Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018 (tentative)

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…
Gazebo @ 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 Gazebo @ City Park
1:00pm Weapons Check for Battle Participants
Mandatory weapons check at pirate encampment for all battle participants. Scarlet Fortuna Krewe has final say on who can and cannot fire.
@ 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. Black powder and live steel in use. (Participants must register here)
City Beach
3:00pm Adults’ Costume Contest Pirate Encampment
5:45pm Historic Weapons Demo Encampment
7:00pm Festival Closes in the Park
City Park
Fire Performers
(weather permitting)
City Beach
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
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.