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City of Oaks Pirate Fest

  • North Carolina Museum of History 5 East Edenton Street Raleigh, NC, 27601 United States (map)

Ahoy, mateys! Come aboard for the City of Oaks Pirate Fest!

2018 marks 300 years since the notorious pirate Blackbeard roamed the Carolina coast and lost his life – and his head – in a fight with British soldiers. Learn more about the history of pirates in N.C. at the City of Oaks Pirate Fest.

Salty sea dogs and young scalawags alike will:

- Meet Captain Blackbeard
- Engage in Sword Fights
- Sing Sea Chanties
- Play Swashbuckling Games
- Feast at Local Food Trucks
- Participate in a Costume Contest
- Enjoy Pirate Crafts, Listen to a Notorious Pirate Band and More!

Earlier Event: September 22
City of Oaks Pirate Fest
Later Event: September 22
Oberlin Heritage Day