The Vero Beach Pirate and Caribbean Festival is held under the shade of 300-year-old oak trees in beautiful Riverside Park, located at 3258 Riverside Park Drive Vero Beach, FL 32963
Shop the Nautical and Pirate-themed vendors as you enjoy delicious Caribbean Foods, Tropical Drinks, and Cocktails. Listen to Steel Drums, Calypso, and Reggae along with Pirate tunes and Sea Shanties. Come out and have fun with the pirates many of you have grown to know over the years.
Be sure to check out the pirate weapon demonstrations. There’s plenty for the younger pirates as well. There’s a kids’ costume contest, guided treasure hunts, and the Quest Game, which is an interactive hunt for wanted pirates brought to you by the Royal Chessmen. Also, the very popular Little Buccaneer Kid’s Zone, with pay per play bounce house, activities and more.
In addition, for a small boarding fee, young pirates can have the times of their lives seeking adventure on the Pirate Ship Avenger, a nearly 40-foot long replica pirate ship that has 5 amazing interactive decks for kids to explore.
The Scarlet Fortuna will be featuring their pirate-themed Mobile Book Tent, where inside the only treasures are books, books, and more books to share! Bring your children by to receive a book free of charge (while supplies last), or donate a new or gently used children’s book, or even swap them. Help these pirates promote literature one ‘R’ at a time!
Be on the lookout for mermaids, parrots, and pirates as you explore all the fun things to do while at the festival. Meet world-famous Treasure Hunter Carl Fismer. Enjoy a magic show from Lafitte, Magic of a Caribbean Con Man. Is he a Magician disguised as Con Man or a Con Man disguised as a Magician?
For those who love history, the Living History Pirate Encampment is a firsthand look at how pirates lived ashore back in the day. Be sure to catch the Pirate Weapon Demonstrations with real swords, muskets, and cannons.
Pirate Fest admission is free, though a $2.00 “Buck -N- Ear” voluntary contribution is greatly appreciated. That be two dollars for ye landlubbers!
Admission: Admission is Free, although a “$2 Buck-N-Ear” Contribution is greatly appreciated.