Pirates of the Chesapeake will take place in
Spring of 2023
2022 Festival Season Starts HERE!
2022 Festival Season Starts HERE!
Pirates, Mermaids, Music, Magic, & LIVE CANNONS! Pirates of the Chesapeake is the gathering of Brethren and Sistren of the coast. Great family fun, with boat loads of games and entertainment! All ages are welcome. Pirate attire is authorized but not mandatory.
Family event with a BIG kids zone with a rock wall, inflatables and rides.
Pirate shows for adults and kids with pirates sword fighting and 4 cannons.
Also pirate talking lessons for all and sword fighting for kids.
Costume contests will be sponsored by South Arundel Linex.
Several levels – kids, men, women
Pirate songs and music all day.
Steel Drum Rock hits between the stage entertainment.
Food, crafts, Glass blowing, blacksmith, axe throwing and maybe outside “Street” bowling demonstrations.
Strolling magicians, jugglers, fortune tellers and lipology fortune teller. Balloon artist & characicture artists and 84 to wrap things up.
Special entertainment in the VIP tent.
Pirates of the Chesapeake will be held at Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds.
1450 Generals Highway Crownsville, MD
This event will feature Kraken Rum
Signature drinks that will be available are:
Pirate Island Punch
Entertainment Coming to the Festival
The Circus Siren Pod
The Circus Siren Pod is a group of professional water artists that offer far more than your average mermaid show. We have mermaids, mermen, models, bubble artists and even a fire-breathing water sprite on staff. Based out of Mid-Atlantic region, Circus Siren Pod members have performed across the country and even internationally. From the beaches of Hawaii…
Our goal is to educate the public on the Golden Age of Piracy.The manner of dress, speech, common knowledge of skills, weapons, tools and ships crew organization during the years (1670-1730). To teach the difference between Pirates, Privateers and Sailors as well as their impact on history. To employ entertainment and “living history” as another method of education …
The Pyrates Royale are the original singing pirate band, celebrating their 30th year in 2017. They specialize in performing nautical and folk songs with an original and comic flair. The group and its members are local celebrities in the Maryland, Delaware, and Washington, D.C. area. Many of their songs are sea chanties, but they also perform other traditional drinking songs and ballads. The band plays at chanty festivals, folk festivals, renaissance festivals, pubs and taverns all up and down the US East Coast…
Van Halen Tribute
’84 Van Halen Tribute Band
Playing from 7pm – 9pm
The Ultimate Van Halen Experience!! 84 has quickly become the region’s most sought after Van Halen tribute band. Faithfully recreating the sound, look, and energy of the original Van Halen lineup (1978-1984), 84 brings a jaw-droppingly authentic, passion filled show to packed venues and sold out crowds throughout the Southeast and beyond. 84’s Dave, Eddie, Michael, and Alex work to bring you the most accurate concert experience possible. And it ain’t no joke! Behind this outrageously accurate concert experience, are 4 perfectly synced music professionals with the flawlessly aligned…
The Hooligans are the band your mamas warned you about. Popular in many places – such as England, Canada and Texas – this comedic folk, Irish band is always a popular hit at festivals…|
Schedule of Events
|12 noon||Gates open|
|12:30||Pirates of Fortune’s Folly – Main stage (MS)|
|1:00||Valhalla Pirates Kids Zone (KZ)|
|1:30||Bedlam Bones (MS)|
|2:30||Pirates Royale – (MS)|
|3:00||Pirate/Mermaid meet/greet (KZ)|
|3:30||Valhalla Pirates – (MS)|
|4:00||Sword fighting lessons (KZ)|
|4:30||Magic and Comedy – (MS)|
|5:00||Pirate Battles with cannon – Pirates Alley|
|5:30 – 6:30||Spark in a Pan steel drums (MS)|
|7:00 – 8:30||’84 – Van Halen Tribute|
Advanced Ticket Purchase
- Saturday, April 30th from 12-8pm
- All General Admission Entertainment
- General Admission Parking
Kids (12 & younger) $10
First Responders and
Military (ID req) $25
- VIP Tent
- Catered Meal
- VIP Entertainment
1:30 Juggling with Paull Blanger 3:00 The Man Who Reads Minds 5:30 Magic by Ben CoreyRotating visits by Pirates and Musicians
- VIP Parking
- Mingle with the Pirates, Mermaids and Musicians
$100 Per Person
(Not Included in Tickets)
- Axe Throwing
- Sword Fighting
- Kids Zone Rides
- Food & Drinks
The Pirates of the Chesapeake will take place at the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds.