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Time Periods => 1600-1800 => Pirate Life => Topic started by: cheekyactress on August 19, 2007, 03:16:53 PM
9th Annual Blackbeard Pirate Festival
May 31 & June 1, 2008
Hampton Blackbeard Festival - Hampton, VIRGINIA.
This festival is based in downtown Hampton, Va. on the waterfront. We are a nautical themed festival overflowing with seamen, merchants, wenches, Royal Navy and most of all pirates! For the weekend we all take a walk back through time when Blackbeard lost his head on of 1718. There are sea battles, tavern brawls, trials and general mayhem lurking around the bend. Guests and vendors alike are encouraged to join in the fun by dressing in period attire. No Quarter Given booth. Discounted rates are available for vendors with merchandise reflecting the time period upon approval by the Blackbeard committee. We are now in our 8th year and have experienced growth every year. Festival operating hours are from 10am to 12am Saturday ? 12pm to 6pm Sunday.
Friday night the 1st there will be a Grand Pirates Ball! Tickets are available in advance for discounted rates or at the door at regular rates. Dress will be either period attire or formal dress. Online registration forms can be found on the website listed below. Info, please contact Pyrate Pete, Phone: 757-344-0685 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
P.O. Box 9093, Hampton, Va. 23676
Woo Hoo a few more days to go... look for us on the docks!