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Dates: Oct 7 &8, Hours: 11a-6p ET
Tickets at the Gate for Cash/Credit
$16 (ages 13+), $8 (ages 5-12), Free parking
www.TNPirateFest.com ● 865-248-8414 ● FB
Patrons will feel transported to the fictional town of Port Royale in the Tortugas, circa 1700-1800’s
Professional entertainment will include Irish/Celtic/Pirate/Caribbean music by The Muckers, Three of The Lost Boys, Henry Culpeper, PanEZ, and Patrick Compton. Interactive comedy-stunt shows will include Einstein Simplified performing as Blackbeard Simplified, Three RRR’s, and Fools Gold Pyrates.
There will also be Children’s Shows, the Governor’s Variety Show, and Kombat Kroquet performed by interactive street characters. Maypole dance will also be available on Saturday and led by Lark in the Morn English Country Dancers. An entertainment schedule will be available online and at the entrance.
Patrons are encouraged to dress in costume and enter the Costume Contest to win a prize
New this year is the Pirate Gong Show, where patrons are encouraged to share their talent onstage. Also new is the Trail of Doom, a 7-10 minute walk in the woods with humorous pirate displays and interactive characters. Other free activities include porthole (corn hole), volleyball, tetherball, stocks, and steel drum. There will be other games to play for $1 each and a treasure hunt for $2.
Merchants will be selling custom crafts, festival food, and cold beverages, including beer (for those 21 years and older with valid ID).