Need to know info
Is the Privateer Festival Free? - Yes! The event is free to attend but there will be drinks, a kids package, Rum Punch Stroll Tasting and Pirate Invasion Specials for purchase. If you plan to drink alcohol, you will need to show ID and purchase a wristband for $3.
Where is the entertainment located? - The festival footprint this year encompasses Broadway Square and Broadway Pier. Thames St. at Broadway will be closed to vehicular traffic so guests can safely walk within the expanded footprint. There will be a live music stage in Broadway Square and the Privateer Stage on the water at the Broadway Pier where you can find all kinds of period acts and music, as well as vendors, and other entertainers. Thames St. Park is a great spot to visit for families to relax, with a playground and fenced in area.
Are weapons allowed? - Please carry costume weapons at your discretion. We do not have weapon check and police will be present. They may not allow you to carry a costume weapon that resembles a real weapon. You may be asked to not carry weapons in order to enter the festival.
What drinks will be served? - Beer, Wine, Cocktails, & Water will be for sale.
How do I purchase an alcoholic beverage or a ticket package? - Ticket packages will be available online for advance purchase ONLY. To purchase a beverage, you must purchase a wristband and tickets. Wristbands and tickets will be sold at ticket booths located at each bar. You can only buy drinks with tickets - no cash or credit will be accepted at the bars.