Pirate Gathering

St Augustine Pirate Gathering takes place November 8 – 10, 2013 in St. Augustine, Florida.

Come ashore and see the pirate mutiny, weapons demonstrations, sailor’s encampment, Thieves Market and hear stories of the high seas, history, shanties and so much more! This year’s event will be held at a St. Frances Field and Historical Quarter in Downtown Saint Augustine.

Re-enactors, living historians and casual pirates from all over the Seven seas will be asked to join the Pirate Gathering with the Crews of the Black Heart and Ancient City Privateers. The celebration of the Golden Age of Piracy will take place in the nation’s oldest city, Saint Augustine, Florida.

The celebration begins with a Pirate Pub Crawl from 7 pm – 11 pm. All pirates will meet at the Drop Anchor Tavern on St Francis Field under the big tent.

The next day the the gates open at 9 am for the pirate gathering and then at 11 a.m. it’s time for the Privateers Parade followed by a Pirate Land Battle and lots of other fun. 

For more information visit the Pirate Gathering website.

 

Magnificent view from the lighthouse