We plan and implement strategies for the controlled growth of Roane County’s economy as a unified voice representing the best Tennessee has to offer businesses, citizens and travelers.Visit Site
We bring growth-oriented businesses with strong ﬁscal discipline, infrastructure and workforce-ready people to East Tennessee.Visit Site
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Get Yer Pirate On! 4th annual Tennessee Pirate Fest. Feel transported to the fictional Caribbean town of Port Royale in the Tortugas. The year is 1685. The Governor is celebrating his birthday and all are invited--including pirates! Enjoy continuous upbeat pirate music and comedy entertainment (PG). Enter the costume contest. Demonstrate your talents and join a pirate crew! Play games and activities. Buy crafts, food, and beverages, including beer (ages 21+ with valid photo ID). Tickets $16* (ages 13+), $8* (ages 5-12), free ages 4 & under (*cash at the gate. If using credit, additional fee will apply). Free field parking. Rules include: No loaded weapons, metal weapons must be sheathed, and all hard weapons zip-tied; service animals only; no outside food or drinks. Discounted motel rate ($50+tax) at Baymont Inn & Suites in Harriman with TN Pirate Fest promo code LKDE. Come have fun with the whole family. Get Yer Pirate On!