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Enfield Pirate Festival 2014

The Enfield Pirate Festival is a fundraiser to benefit Kids First of Enfield.

Set sail to this seaworthy fundraising event for Kids First of Enfield and discover an island of pirates, pirate performances, cannon demonstrations, parrots, photo ops, food, pirate costume contests, games, shopping, and a day of family fun – not to mention pirates.

Join the crew on August 30th and 31st in Enfield, CT. Find out more at http://kidsfirstenfield.org/pirate-festival-fundraiser/.

Eastport Pirate Festival 2014

The Eastport Pirate Festival will be held in Eastport, ME the weekend of September 5th-7th. Be sure to check out the bed race! You’ll be all warmed up and ready to go for “Talk Like a Pirate Day” on September 19th. Go to http://www.eastportpiratefestival.com/ for details.

Eastport Pirate Festival 2013

The Eastport Pirate Festival will be held in Eastport, ME the weekend of September 6th-8th. Be sure to check out the bed race! You’ll be all warmed up and ready to go for “Talk Like a Pirate Day” on September 19th. Go to http://www.eastportpiratefestival.com/ for details.

Enfield Pirate Festival 2013

The Enfield Pirate Festival invites all ye scurvy landlubbers to join them August 31st and September 1st in Enfield, CT for “a day of merriment, mirth and laughter with us as we reenact the days of yore all around you.” Find out more at http://ctfaire.com/enfield/.

Eastport Pirate Festival 2012

The Eastport Pirate Festival will be held in Eastport, ME the weekend of September 7-9. Be sure to check out the bed race! You’ll be all warmed up and ready to go for “Talk Like a Pirate Day” on September 19th. Go to http://www.eastportpiratefestival.com/ for details.

Fort Knox Pirate Festival

Fort Knox in Prospect, ME will be invaded by a Pirate Festival on July 16th, and everyone is invited.

Join the professional Pirates of the Dark Rose for a day of swashbuckling sword fights, duels, cannon fire and pirate ship attack. The pirate ship “Must Roos” will let loose cannon fire on the Fort as she sails the waters of the Penobscot River, in search of booty. The festival will feature a treasure hunt, pirate parade (all are encouraged to attend dressed in your best pirate attire), best dressed and most authentic sounding pirate contests.

http://fortknox.maineguide.com/events.html has all the swashbuckling details.

Pirate Rendezvous

Pirates will invade Damariscotta, ME on June 11th for the annual “Pirate Rendezvous” festival. There will be re-enactors, entertainers, vendors, and of course rampaging pirates. Get all the swashbuckling details at http://www.piraterendezvous.com/.

Fort Knox Pirate Festival

A Pirate Festival will be held at Fort Knox in Prospect, ME on July 17 (rain date July 18) from 10:00am to 3:00pm. According to the Friends of Fort Knox website:

Join the professional Pirates of the Dark Rose for a day of swashbuckling sword fights, duels, cannon fire and pirate ship attack. The pirate ship “Must Roos” will let loose cannon fire on the Fort as she sails the waters of the Penobscot River, in search of booty. The festival will feature a treasure hunt, pirate parade (all are encouraged to attend dressed in your best pirate attire), best dressed and most authentic sounding pirate contests. Regular Fort admission and a $3 per person event donation requested, because pirates love their gold! Those planning to spend the day may want to bring a lunch.

Learn more at http://fortknox.maineguide.com/events.html.

New England Pirate Faire

The New England Pirate Faire will ransack Gloucester, MA the weekends of June 19th-20th and 26th-27th. Learn more at http://www.pastimesentertainment.com/pirate.html.

Talk Like a Pirate Day

Arrr, mateys! Don’t ye forget that Saturday the 19th be Talk Like a Pirate Day! According to the buccanneers at http://www.talklikeapirate.com/tlapd09_2.html, piratical parties for the public abound:

Bridgeport, CT: It’s Pirate Week at the Barnum Museum
Old Town, ME: Pirate events will take place at the Old Town Public Library
Brookline, MA: “Yarr! A Pirate Cabaret” will be the midnight burlesque show at the Coolidge Corner Theatre
Plymouth, MA: Pirate party at Boston’s of Plymouth
Rochester, MA: Events for the kids on Friday the 18th at Plumb Library
Worcester, MA: Pirates invade the Higgins Armory Museum Saturday and Sunday
Rye, NH: Pirate-themed all-nighter at Rye Airfield

There be much more detailed descriptions of these events over yonder at http://www.talklikeapirate.com/tlapd09_2.html, so take a gander for yerself.

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