Saturday Schedule

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Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017

10:00am Thieves’ Row opens City Park
10:00am Authentic Pirate Encampment opens
(Participants must register here)
City Park
10:00am Info Booth open
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…
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.
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
1:00pm Children’s Costume Contest Gazeebo @ City Park
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
5:45pm Historic Weapons Demo Encampment
6:15pm Pirate Memorial Service
for pirates lost over the years (send us pirates to be honored)
City Beach
6:30pm Pub Sing-along
come on over and join the pirates for rousing sea chanties and nautical tunes – fun for all ages!
Gazeebo @ City Park
6:30pm Festival Closes in the Park after Pub Sing
City Park
8:00pm
Fire Performers
(weather permitting)
City Beach
9:15pm
Pirates’ Plunder Live Auction
Donated items and treasures all up for auction – info coming soon…

Noon – ??? Entertainment on Dock Street begins…
All businesses will be open as usual to help you celebrate the weekend! Remember to look for the Pirate-Friendly Purveyors red sticker!
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.