Ahoy matey! A pirate invasion is on the horizon.
A staple event in the community of Panama City Beach, the Pirates of the High Seas Festival is set to bring another invasion to its shores this Columbus Day weekend. Taking place at Pier Park and Grand Lagoon from October 5 – October 7, 2018
, the festival is a FREE family-friendly event brought to you by Visit Panama City Beach
. Bring the whole family for a chance to listen to live music, participate in a pirate costume contest, watch the parade and pirate invasion, and end the night with a beach ball drop and fireworks!
Friday, October 5
5:00pm Festival Village & Little Pirates Fun Zone Open (Grand Theatere Plaza) 6:00pm Kids Parade (Begins/Ends at The Back Porch) 6:45pm Opening Ceremonies & Treasure Drop (Center Stage) 7:15pm Pirate Crawl/ Second Line Parade (South to North, ends at Celebration Stage) 8:00pm Live Music: Victor Wainwright & The Train (Celebration Stage) 9:15pm Fireworks (Russell-Fields City Pier)
Saturday, October 6
8:00am Pirates of the High Seas Fest 5k Run/Walk (Frank Brown Park) 12:00pm Festival Village & Little Pirates Fun Zone Open (Grand Theatre Plaza) 1:30pm Commodore Mayhem Magic Show (Celebration Stage) 2:30pm Pirate Invasion (Pier Stage) 3:30pm Live Music: Tom Mason & the Blue Buccaneers (Celebration Stage) 5:00pm Main Parade (Pier Park Route) 7:00pm Live Music: Landsharks (Celebration Stage) 8:30pm Fireworks (Russell-Fields City Pier)
Sunday, October 7
12:00pm Festival Village Opens (Capt. Anderson’s Marina Parking Area, 5550 N. Lagoon Drive) 12:00pm Kids Fishing Clinic (Marina Dock) 12:00pm Live Music: Tom Mason & the Blue Buccaneers (Main Stage) 1:15pm Storytelling: The Legend of Dominique Youx (Main Stage) 2:00pm Pirate Battle-Flotilla Drives out the Pirates (Grand Lagoon/Marinas) 3:15pm Treasure Hunt Announcement (Main Stage) 3:15pm Commodore Mayhem Magic Show (Capt. Anderson’s Stage) 5:00pm Pirate Pet Parade (Capt. Anderson’s Stage) 6:00pm Live Music 7:15pm Fireworks (Grand Lagoon)