Wilmington Pirate Festival Returns!
The Kalmar Nyckel Foundation invites you to join us for the popular Wilmington Pirate Festival!
Saturday, July 7th, 2017 from 10 AM - 4 PM.
The Wilmington Pirate Festival will feature a day of pirate and maritime-themed activities offered on land, both at the Kalmar Nyckelís Shipyard and historic Fort Christina, and on the ship itself.
The day of fun will include:
∑ Pirate demonstrations, history, and lore
∑ Tours of the Kalmar Nyckel and historic Fort Christina Park
∑ Musical performances by Pirates For Sail
∑ Pirate Parade
∑ Pirate Crafts*
∑ Pirate face painting*
∑ Food Trucks and Beer Garden*
*Please note- some activity fees apply
Parking is FREE on the 7th Street Peninsula by the 7th Street Skatepark with a shuttle taking guests to the festivities!
Did you know: That Kalmar Nyckel was a "Dutch Pinnace," a new class of gun-armed merchant ship that could also serve as a naval vessel?