Event Schedule

Tybee Pirate Fest Event Schedule

Gather your Krew of Marauding Buccaneers for the 14th Annual Tybee Island Pirate Fest October 4-7th, 2018!

Bring your family and your friends to the 14th Annual Tybee Island Pirate Fest. Make sure to dress in your finest pirate attire or be ready to shop for some in our Thieves’ Market while here.

All tickets purchased for the original dates will be honored. Also if you would like to transfer your tickets to someone else please just give them your receipt, we will honor it for the festival.

Thursday, Oct. 4th 

Buccaneer Ball – The Crab Shack – 40 Estill Hammock Road

Come one, come all, to the 2018 Buccaneer Ball! Join us for an evening of dancing, frivolity, and food! The Crab Shack hosts the kickoff to the 14th annual Tybee Island Pirate Fest, a weekend full of swashbuckling fun for all! The Buccaneer Ball boasts grub and grog like only The Crab Shack can provide, and of course, a bounty of pirates and wenches!

The Buccaneer Ball will be hosted by Dungeon Dan BlackHart, Kruel Kathy BlackHart, and the lovely Lady Lindsey Lee!

  • EARLY BIRD SPECIAL! Tickets are $40 per person until September 1st.
  • Tickets are $45 per person from September 2nd- October 1st.
  • Tickets are $50 October 2nd – 3rd. Online ticket sales end at 11:59 pm on October 3rd.
  • Tickets at the door on October 4th will be $50, if available.

PURCHASE TICKETS

Friday, Oct. 5th  5-11 PM

Tybee Pirate Festival – Strand Parking Lot
Ticket Price – $12( kids 12 & under free)
Thieves Market, Little Matey’s Cove, Live Music, Bud Light Whatever Bar 

LITTLE MATEY’S COVE

  • Pirate Encampment by TAA
  • Carnival – Pirate Ship ride, Ferris Wheel
  • Bounce Houses
  • Magic Show by Mark Comley
  • Petting Zoo
  • Kids Crafts & Games 5-9pm

Sweetwater Beer Garden Stage 

Motely Tones – throughout the evening 

MAIN STAGE 

6 PM – In for a Penny 

7 PM – Cannon Firing and Opening Ceremony – with Barnacle Bill Bedlam

7:30 PM – The Land Sharks (Jimmy Buffet Tribute Band)

9 PM – Sapphire Bullets of Pure Love 

Saturday, Oct. 6th 10 AM – 11 PM

Tybee Pirate Festival – Strand Parking Lot
Ticket Price – $15 (kids 12 & under free)
Thieves Market, Little Matey’s Cove, Fireworks, Live Music and more

LITTLE MATEY’S COVE – 10am – till

  • Pirate Encampment by TAA
  • Carnival – Sea Ray Pirate Ship Ride, Ferris Wheel
  • Bounce Houses
  • Magic Show
  • Petting Zoo
  • Kids Crafts & Games 10-1pm & 5-9pm
  • Beach Water Battle- Kids vs Pirates 5pm (meet at 16th street beach crossover after parade)

Sweetwater Beer Garden Stage

Motely Tones – performing throughout the day. 
Free Spirits Orchestra – 12-1 pm

PIRATE VICTORY PARADE
3 – 5 PM – Parade – This parade is a must for families! Parade participants will pass out treasure along the route. The parade runs from North Beach Parking Lot to Tybrisa St and traditionally takes 2hrs to complete. 

MAIN STAGE 

1 – 2 PM – Kids & Pet Costume Contest 

3-5 PM DJ Dance Party

5 PM – In for a Penny 

6 PM – Adult Costume Contest 

6:30 PM – Lynn Avenue 

7:30 PM – Thomas Claxton and the Myth 

9 PM – Quiet Riot

9:45 ish – Fireworks 

10 PM – DJ Dance Party 

Sunday, Oct. 7th 12 PM – 4 PM

LITTLE MATEY’S COVE

  • Pirate Encampment by TAA
  • Carnival – Sea Ray Pirate Ship Ride, Ferris Wheel
  • Bounce Houses
  • Petting Zoo
  • Pirate Crafts & Games 12-4pm 

Sweetwater Beer Garden Stage 

Motely Tones 
Free Spirits Orchestra – 1-2 pm

 

Escape the Ordinary… If only for a Weekend!