PirateFest Schedule of Events

THURS ARRRGUST 8TH  

7p-??  - PIRATE PRE-INVASION PARRRTY !!

The Foundry Bar and Griin East Jordan.  

Gather & dance a jolly jig with live music, cold drinks and tasty eats all while watchin’ the Pirate Hoard plot their invasion on Treasure Town, USA!

FRI ARRRGUST 9TH

6:30p - THE INVASION!!

Decorate Yer Ship and Join the Fun!!

Pirates invade Treasure Town, USA by way of a Crazy Flotilla!

Bear witness behind Boyne City’s Sunset Parrrk as the Pirates disembark & start their search fer the Treasure!

7p-9p - See "Experience DJS"!! Under the Entertainment Tent! 

 Let there be drinks, laughter, and stories to tell!

Mingle with pirates, and all shall be well!

Beverage hosts be Short’s Brewery & Mackinaw Trail Winery.

9:30p - FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT UNDER THE TENT!! 

"IT'S INCONCEIVABLE!!"

"The Princess Bride! be showin’ 

 

Bring a lawn chair or throw down a blanket!

 

SAT ARRRGUST 10TH

10a - PIRATEFEST PARADE!! 

 

Parade begins in SOBO, travels down Lake Street, and ends at Veteran’s Park!

 

11a-6p - FaygoLand KIDS FAIR!  Old City Park.

 

Includes - Pettin' Zoo, Bounce House,

"BC Rocks" Treasure Hunt, Kid’s Crafts, Face Paintin’

& Much More!

11p-6p - THE MICHIGAN HIGLANDER GAMES!!

At the all new "Boyne City Open Space"!!

All spectators are invited to watch the "Strongest Pirates of Them All!" don kilts & throw cabers, hammers, stones and more!!

12p-3p - HAUNTED PIRATE RIVER RIDE!! 

 

Bravely embark on an unforgettable raft ride down the Boyne River!

It’s an adventure bound to make the whole family, "Shiver Their Timbers"!!

12p-9p - BOYNE CITY TAP ROOM's "BUSKER STAGE!!

Catch live shows from jugglers, sword swallowers & performers fer all ages!

12p-9p - LIVE ENTERTAINMENT all day in the Entertainment Tent!

Beverage Hosts Short’s Brewery & Mackinaw Trail Winery team up with United Way!

12p-9p - PIRATES, BUSKERS & MERMAIDS, BLIMEY!!   

Catch these entertainers all throughout Treasure Town USA!

Beware!! They might catch you fer their crew!

1p - KIDS PIRATE COSTUME PARADE!!   

See our Junior Pirate Mateys in their finest, with the Kids Pirate Costume Contest to follow!

3p - THE BATTLE OF THE BOYNE RIVER!!     

Townsfolk be gatherin’ in Old City Park to lead a march to drive the Pirates out! 

Soon, a zany re-enactment of the famous "Battle of the Boyne River" ensues!

7p - ADULT PIRATE COSTUME CONTEST!!   

Smartly be at the Entertainment Tent, to witness the Pirates wearin’ their Best to impress the judges!

9p-11p - TEEN DANCE PARTY!!   

Teens now lay claim to the Entertainment Tent fer a PARRTY!!

of their own! 

Come as Ye arrr, or come as a Pirate!!

9p-12a - Stiggs Brewery's "After Parrty and Pirate Freak Show!!   

Sink me!  Ye Scalywags been waitin’ fer a show like this! 

Don’t miss out! Music and Drink Specials!!

 

SUN ARRRGUST 11TH

10a-12p -SUNDAY BRUNCH AT WATER STREET CAFÉ 

Landlubbers be meetin’ here to join the Pirates fer one last meal, then biddin’ them a-fare-thee-well!