November 7th, 8th & 9th, 2014
Join us for the Annual Saint Augustine Pirate Gathering. Aye, we be calling re-enactors, living historians and casual pirates from all over the 7 seas to join the Krewe of the Black Heart and Ancient City Privateers, as we celebrate the Golden Age of Piracy in the nation’s oldest city, Saint Augustine, Florida.
Come ashore and see the pirate mutiny, weapons demonstrations, sailor’s encampment, Thieves Market and hear stories of the high seas, shanties and a wee matey’s play area! We welcome all pirates, so come dressed in your best piratical pirattitude and enjoy a weekend of piratastic fun. This year’s event will be held at a St. Frances Field.
Friday, November 7th, 2014
The Pirate Gathering will be open 3 pm until 10 pm.
“Lantern Light Friday Night” - Join us out on Francis Field at the No Quarter Given Tavern from 7-10 pm with $2 beer, $3 rhum and Black Heart Pirate Grog a.k.a Black Heart Bumboo. Bring your lantern and enjoy the company of Privateers, Pirates, Wenches, landlubbers and all around sea dogs, featuring live music. At 10pm will be the ”Historic Pub Crawl” along St. George Street, so meet up with everyone and have a couple, then head downtown.
Remember the ONLY weapon needed for the Historic Pub Crawl is your mug. No weapons or open containers on the crawl. Unless ye be want’n to spend the weekend in the brig.
When on shore it is best to travel by Taxi
Saturday, November 8th, 2014
Gates open at 10 am with a Pirate Battle around noon. See the battle between the Spanish Garrison and the Pirates with sword fighting, musket, pistol and cannon fire. Who will win? Cover yer ears mate as this might get loud! Then enjoy the grounds with demonstrations, shopping and music. Don’t forget to stop by the No Quarter Given Tavern for $1 sodas and water, $4 beer, Rhum and Black Heart Pirate Grog a.k.a. Bumboo.
6pm - The event closes for the Buccaneer Bash our annual Gala for the discriminating pirate. This is a private gala and you can plunder yer ticket at pirategathering.com. The Buccaneer Bash ticket will get you live music, catered food and the company of yer ship mates. We provide a cash bar with Beer, Rhum, Black Heart Pirate Grog, sodas and water.
Sunday, November, 9th, 2014
Gates open at 10am with another epic Pirate Battle around noon. See the battle between the Spanish Garrison and the Pirates with sword fighting, musket, pistol and cannon fire. Who will win? Cover yer ears mate as this might get loud! Then closely followed with “Pirate Court” in the big tent. Come and see what happens to pirates that do not follow the code. Great fun for the whole family.