Tybee Island Pirate Fest

Ahoy and aargg… Don your most colorful pirate’s costume, and gather your Krewe of marauding buccaneers, because Tybee will be overrun and invaded by pirates. It’s time for ll pirates to invade Tybee Island, Georgia, when one of the most popular events, The Annual Tybee Island Pirate Fest, takes place October 10 – 13, 2014.


The Tybee Pirate Fest will feature three days of live music and family-friendly activities at
Tybee Island’s South Beach parking lot, located on Tybrisa Street. The festivities kick off with
the coronation of the King and Queen at the Buccaneer Ball at The Crab Shack on Thursday,
October 10. Additional highlights include The Pirate Victory Parade, Scallywags Costume
Contest, Little Matey’s Cove presented by Coke Zero, Thieves’ Market, the Yuengling Light
Pirate Pub with live music, Fireworks, and the addition of several new kids’ activities such as a
petting zoo and Ferris wheel.
Country rocker Shooter Jennings and his band The Triple Crown will headline the 2013 Tybee
Island Pirate Fest on Saturday, October 12. Additional musical acts will include Journey tribute
band Departure, Jimmy Buffett tribute band A1A, The Chuck Courtenay Band and several other
local performers.
The Tybee Island Pirate Fest originally began in 2005, attracting pirate enthusiasts from across
the country. Organized by the Tybee South End Association of Bars and Restaurants, the Pirate
Fest showcases the best of Tybee Island, from award-winning restaurants to miles of sandy
Ticket prices are as follows:
Friday – $12
Saturday – $15
Weekend Pass – $22 advance | $24 gate
Children 12 and under – freeickets and weekend passes are available online at www.tybeepiratefest.com.
Thursday, October 10
Buccaneer Ball 6pm-10pm
The Crab Shack
Enjoy an evening of dancing, frivolity and food! The Crab Shack hosts the kick off to the 9th
Annual Pirate Fest, boasting costume contests, grub and grog as only The Crab Shack can
provide and, of course, a bounty of pirates and wenches! This event is open to all pirates and
wenches over the age of 18. New this year will be a treasure hunt and caricature artist.
6:30 – 8:30pm – A Feast of Piratical Proportions
7:30pm – Coronation of the 2013 King and Queen
9pm – Costume Contest for Best Buccaneer & Best Wench
Tickets: $30 in advance or $35 at the door
Info: https://2013buccaneerball.eventbrite.com/ or 912-786-9857
Friday, October 11th – Festival open from 5-11pm

5-7pm – Bouncy Houses
5-7pm – Petting Zoo
5-7pm – Blackbeard’s Pirate Ship
5-7pm – Activities and Games
5-7pm – Ferris Wheel

5-11pm – Market Open
Yuengling Light Pirate Pub
The Brigands

5-6pm – Radio DJ Music sound check
6–7pm – 2 Tone Fish
7–7:15 – Pirate Invasion Opening Ceremony
7:15-8:45pm – A1A (Jimmy Buffet Cover Band)
9pm – Fireworks
9:15–10:45pm – Departure
Saturday, October 12th – Festival open from 10am-11pm

10am-7pm – Bouncy Houses, Petting Zoo, Blackbeard’s Pirate Ship, Activities, Games and
Ferris Wheel
10am-11pm – Market Open
Yuengling Light Pirate Pub
The Brigands

12:30–2pm – Gary Byrd and the Outlaws–3pm – Double Run
3-5pm Sound Check/ Parade Time
5–5:15pm Adult Costume Contests
5:15–6pm Domino Effect
6:15–7:15pm Damon and the Sh@t Kickers
7:30–8:45pm – Chuck Courtenay Band
9pm – Fireworks
9:15 – 10:45pm Shooter Jennings

3-5pm – Parade
This parade is a must for families! Parade participants will pass out treasure along the route.
Sunday, October 13th – Festival open from 11am – 4pm

11am-4pm – Bouncy Houses, Petting Zoo, Blackbeard’s Pirate Ship, Activities, Games and
Ferris Wheel
Yuengling Light Pirate Pub
The Brigands

11am–1:45pm – TBA
1:45-2:45pm – Lyn Avenue
3–4pm – Bottles N Cans
For additional information about the 2013 Tybee Island Pirate Fest, please call 912.713.2321 or
visit www.tybeepiratefest.com.

Visit www.tybeepiratefest.com to purchase advance tickets.
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