St. Peter's Pirate Days. Sept 12-15, 2019.
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Start: 2019-09-12 5:30 PM ADT
End: 2019-09-15 3:30 PM ADT

Ahoy mateys Ė St. Peterís is the place to be this September for the St. Peter's Pirate Days celebrations!
We hope you will join in on this annual event with the St. Peterís community and businesses.

There are four days of events scheduled for all ages.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2019


VOCA Pirate Poker Walk Registration: 5:30 pm Ė 6 pm

Many village stores and homes are decorated on their pirate finest ready for this weekend!
Grab a card for your efforts Ė and maybe some booty if you play your cards right.=
Location: St. Peter's Lions Hall
Cost: $5/hand

Pirate Days Trivia Night: 8 pm

A night to bring your mates out for interrogation on various landlubber and pirate related matters.
Location: St. Peterís Lions Club Hall
Cost: Team of 4/$40
Must register ahead by calling 902-535-2500

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2019

Opening Ceremony: 6:00 pm

Pirates from near and far gather together and start the weekend to start of the weekend.
Special Performances by the Halifax Circus and More! Ye donít want to miss out.

Location: St. Peterís Marina
Cost: Free

Music on the Dock: 5 pm Ė 9 pm

St. Peterís Pirates have invited Dwayne Cote and Jason MacDonald to keep those
pirate feet stepping at the St. Peterís Marina.

Location: Lions Club Marina/rain location in tent by Lions club
Cost: Free
 

Pre-Teen/Teen Trivia: 7:30pm

Calling all pre-teen/teen scallywags to come do some thinking ní see who wins the booty

Location: St. Peterís Lions Club Hall

Hosted by: The Island Steppers

Pre-Register your team @ 902-631-2563

Cost: $20 per team of 4 mates

Pirates Wing Night: 9 pm - MIDNIGHT

Join your fellow pirates sitting back and enjoying your favourite grog, and tasty wings.
You'll be transported back to days of olde as the room is full of fellow pirates. Jeremy White will
be performing
Location: MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge
Cost: $5

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2019

Pickpocket Paradise: 9 am - 5 pm

Check out the Pirate Day Specials at the various shopkeepers around the village.
You won't need to pilfer this weekend.

Coastal Trail Historic Walk: 9 am

Join the St. Peterís Community Club for a stroll on the coastal trail along the Atlantic Ocean.
Learn how the Bay was so important to the Miíkmaq people, pirates and explorers of old.
Youíll also walk the beach looking for beach glass, unique drift wood and sea smoothed rocks for souvenirs.

Location: Start at the St. Peterís Fire Hall, Toulouse Street
Cost: Free

Pillaging for the Food Bank 9 am Ė 12 pm

There will be mischief going on, nonetheless, Food 4 Children will be packing food rations for
our local foodbank if you have shillings to share

Location: Foodland


Young Scallywag Activities 10 am Ė 2 PM

Children can enjoy activities under the watchful eye of their parents.

Expect to find Pirates, Belly Dancers, Mermaids circus entertainers and giant inflatables ashore.

Location: Lion's Club Marina, if rain St. Peterís Lions Hall
Cost: Free. Donations Welcome



Pirate Grill: 11 am - 1 pm

Specializing in BBQ'd hot Dogs

Location: Lionís Club Marina

Cost: Free for Children under 12

Artisan Market: 11 am - 2 pm

Artisans and crafters journeyed from all around. Join us in finding unique

treasures ashore.
Location: Outside Lions Club Hall in Tent

Pirate Pet Parade: 1 pm

Bring your pirate-costumed furry friend and brighten up a senior pirates' day. Prises available to be won

Location: St. Peterís Richmond Villa
Cost: Free

Sprog Sprint

Cardboard Boat Race 2 pm Ė 4 pm

For those under 16 our expert boat builders will provide you and your team
with materials and instructions to enter.

Bring your own lifejacket.

Location: St Peterís Lions Club Marina

Register by calling Ann Marie Yorke at 902-535-2185

Cost: Free/Prizes

Scallywag Sea Skirmish

Cardboard Boat Race: 4 pm

Only the brave or foolish would take on such challenges to cheat Davy Jonesí Locker!
Build your boat ahead of time.

Location: St Peterís Lions Club Marina

Cost: Free/Prizes

Landlubbers Happy Hour: 3 pm Ė 5 pm

If you feel becalmed, then head over to the tavern and check out the entertainment by
the talented David Stone. Location: MacBouch Restaurant

Cost: Donation to Musician


Rum Tasting: 5 pm Ė 7 pm

For those who love rum, Franklin Imports will be onsite at the Bras díOr Lakes Inn
providing an opportunity to taste premium imported Plantation Rums.

Location: Bras díOr Lakes Inn
Cost: $40

Save your place by calling 902-535-2200.

Pirate Patio Party: 6 pm - 9 pm

Head over for some grub; a wee dram of your favourite thirst quencher and layback to be
entertained by Nightcrawlers. Keep a keen eye open though - the pirate fleet is heard to
ply these waters and there will be a 'Lights on the Lake' Ships Parade.
There may even be some pirates ashore!
Location: Jiggs
Cost: You have the purse.

Lights on the Lake Ships Parade
At Dusk

The pirate fleet and their motley crews will weigh anchor from the Lion's Marina and sail out towards
Corbettís Cove seeking fame and fortune. Take a stroll at the Marina before they set sail to see how
the boats and their crews have been transformed.
Location: Best viewed anywhere from the lake end of St. Peter's Historic Canal through to Corbett's Cove.

Cost: Free

Cash prizes of $250, $150, $100 in both sail and power categories.
Register: ahoy@stpeterspiratedays.ca

**Please note: Parade will be cancelled if there is heavy rain and/or high winds

Party Like a Pirate: 9 pm Ė 1 am

There's a wholelot of fun set out for a whole lot of landlubbers and pirates to enjoy this evening of live music and dancing at three venues! All are encouraged to dig deep into their clothes chest and put on their finest pirate garb to fete this night away. This year will have 3 locations and 4 bands!

Location(s): Bras díOr Lakes Inn, MacBouch and the Lions Hall.

Free shuttle service. Ensure you are checking shuttle schedule for departure times.

Cost: $27.50 in advance at

B&E and Macís Celtic Gift Shop etransfer available to ahoy@stpeterspiratedays.ca

$30 at the door

Limited number of tickets available

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2019

Pirate Parade: 12:30 pm

*New Route this year

Pirates will be gathering from Land and Sea. Please join in with costume,
float or decorated land yacht or line the parade route as our motley crew!

Line up at 11:45 am
Route: Starting at the Canal Landing site, up Toulouse street, left on to Grenville street,
Right on to Pepperell. then Right on Lions Ave. Pass Richmond Villa to St. Peterís Lions Hall

Register via email at allison.martell1971@gmail.com
Cost: Free, Cash prizes to be awarded!

Closing Ceremony (following parade)

The judges have scouted the swaggy about town and are ready to name the top three homes,
business, boat prizes (sail & power) and Pirate Off Road Nation Best Parade Entry.

Also enjoy performances by the Island Steppers, followed by local artist Juanita MacPhee
 as they complete our festival weekend.

Location: St. Peterís Lions Marina

Donít Forget

Cash Prizes for Best Dressed House

This year, we are hoping to entice more Pirates to participate in decorating their houses for the weekend!
 

Cash prizes of $250, $150, $100

Register your home by calling Ann Marie York at 902-535-2185 or 902-535-2500

NEW THIS YEAR

Location: St. Peterís Lions Marina

All day Friday to Sunday

Cost: You Have the Purse

Enjoy the fast-paced performance art of artist Nathan Salmon as he paints on site masterpieces for the whole Family

All you land lubbers can enjoy the beautiful setting of the Marina as you dine on site
 at one of our 4 confirmed food trucks. 4 different style foods to satisfy everyoneís appetite.

What a time to visit St. Peter's. Now or any time!