October 7th and 8th Pirates of the High Seas Fest invade Panama City Beach for a weekend of family fun and entertainment. The weekends schedule is below. All events will be held at Pier Park, unless otherwise mentioned. Several events will involve the Krewe of Dominique Youx, the proud sponsors of Mardi Gras at the Beach in Panama City.
Friday October 7th, 2011
6:00 pm– Adult Pirate and Wench Costume Contest
6:00 pm– Pet Costume Contest
7:00 pm– Second Line Parade led by Krewe of Dominique Youx (Mardi Gras style parade celebrating piracy this weekend)
8:00 pm– Tervis Family Beach Ball Drop (More than 7,000 beach balls will fall onto Pier Park Drive)
Saturday October 8th, 2011
8:00 am– Run for the Treasure (pirate-themed fun run savenger hunt, 5K, and Half Marathon at Aaron Bessant Park)
12:00 pm– Children’s Costume Contest, Treasure Hunt on Bookit.com Beach, and Face Painting
2:00 pm– Lookout for Pirates on the Gulf of Mexico (The Midnight Princess and Sea Dragon battle on the waters)
3:00 pm– Pirates Raid Panama City Beach Pier to Capture the Keys to the City (pirates will invade the City Pier and have a children’s pirate parade, wear a costume and join in!)
5:00 pm– Main Pirate Parade (Krewe of Dominique Youx pirates join the costume contest winners and street performers)
6:15 pm– Pirate Movie Screening and Balloon Making
9:00 pm– Dueling Fireworks Show (Fireworks Battle between the two piers as a pirate ship arrives off shore)
Have an amazing weekend of piracy in Panama City Beach! Don’t forget your pirate and wench costumes!