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PIRATEFEST SETS SAIL APRIL 13 – 14, 2018!

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PIRATEFEST SETS SAIL APRIL 13 – 14, 2018!

Swashbucklers of all ages will converge on the banks of the Tar River, a paradise located in Uptown Greenville, for the 12th annual PirateFest on April 13th and 14th, 2018.

PirateFest begins Friday, April 13th with a live music concert, Buccaneer Bash from 5-8 pm. On Saturday, April 14th, PirateFest begins at 10 a.m. with the celebration along Evans Street from 5th to 1st Streets and on the Town Common in the Uptown district.

PirateFest features fine arts and crafts for sale, three live music stages, a grog garden, pirate entertainers, a Parade of Pirates, a Pirate Costume Contest! A Pirate Encampment offers crafts, an inflatable pirate ship for children and other activities. You don’t want to miss the Fossil Dig, free kayak rides and a variety of food and entertainment from around the world at the International Ports O’ Call at the Roses Stage. Returning this year, pirates of all ages can enjoy carnival rides at Five Points Plaza starting Friday night with wristband night and all day Saturday.
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Organized by Uptown Greenville, Pitt County Arts Council at Emerge and The City of Greenville, PirateFest will showcase the best of the region from artists, to restaurants, to unique recreational activities.

Looking to volunteer? PirateFest needs 250 volunteers to exist.
ECU Student volunteer registration: https://orgsync.com/68918/events?view=upcoming

Non-student volunteer registration: https://signup.com/client/invitation2/secure/2127982/true#/invitation