Date(s) - 09/21/2013
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Mariners' Museum
Ahoy me Matey’s, gather ye’ scallywags, privateers and buccaneers and join us as we attempt to break the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® title for “Largest Gathering of Pirates!”
This record is currently held by Hastings, England with a gathering of 14,231 pirates. The Festival and record attempt will take place in The Mariners’ Museum Park.
The Pirate Festival will include:
- Food and Beverage Vendors
- Live Music and Entertainment
- Craft and Pirate Merchandise Vendors
- A Children’s Area
- Period Encampments
- And Much More!
The official count will take place at 2 p.m. so be sure you are here before that time dressed in your pirate attire. Here is what you must wear to be counted as a pirate:
- Pirate Pants or Wench skirt
- White or Striped Shirt
- Hat or Bandana
- Accessory Item such as an eye patch, sword, parrot, etc.
Talk Like a Pirate to win great prizes from Busch Gardens! It’s easy to enter the Pirates Pack the Park video contest… first, you must LIKE the Newport News VA Visit page! Just follow this link… https://www.facebook.com/newportnewsvirginia/app_403834839671843
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