AHOY ye Scallywags, Pirates, Bucaneers, Mermaids, Corsairs, Wenches, and all common folk!
Put-in-Bay’s annual Pyrate Fest sees the return of the Pyrate King to find his stolen treasure. Fun for the whole family with costume contests for kids and adults, cardboard boat races, watch Pyrates invade the Put-in-Bay Harbor, a 5k Run, a Pyrate Village, Faire Winds Circus, historic displays, re-enactors and so much more!
Friday the pyrates invade the downtown harbor by boat. Saturday fun activities for the entire family, including Kids Costume Contest, and an Adult Costume Contest with the winner headed to the Cayman Islands. Saturday evening is the Bucaneer bash at the Reel Bar. Sunday is the annual Kids Fest, Sunday is the third annual 5K Pyrate Run & Fun Walk benefiting Stein Hospice. End weekend with the cardboard boat races on Monday. Island businesses paddle their vessels around the downtown harbor in the annual Cardboard Boat Race Championship. Pyrate Village with Pyrate Marketplace, Faire Wynds Circus, historic displays in cooking, medicine, weapons, and navigation. Lots of re-enactors in pyrate gear. Dress as a pyrate and join the fun. Find more info at pyratefest.org. NEW this year – keep an eye out for Wylie Walleye at Put-in-Bay during Pyrate Fest.
Adults & Kiddos! Dress or talk like a Pyrate & Save $1 OFF your round trip passenger fare for Put-in-Bay, any time during Pyrate Fest.