The City of Fort Walton Beach is proud to partner with the Downtown Merchants and the Krewe of Bowlegs to host the 65th Annual Billy Bowlegs Pirate Festival on Saturday, May 1, 2021.
Be at the Fort Walton Beach Landing Park (131 Brooks Street) on Saturday, May 1, at 2 p.m. to witness the arrival of Captain Billy and his krewe of scallywags as they march inland to continue their mischief Downtown and attempt to take over the City and skirmish with Mayor Rynearson.
Pirate-themed activities for kids will take place from 2-6 p.m. including a scavenger hunt. Everyone is invited to a block party with live entertainment on Ferry Road SE between Burrito del Sol and the Salty Duck - DJ Zoran from 2-5 p.m. and the Will Thompson Band from 5-8 p.m. - where Captain Billy himself will join the party. The night will be capped off with a fireworks display Downtown at 8:30 p.m.!
You don't want to miss this FREE event! See you there.
(Kids can sign up for activities at the entertainment stage on Ferry Road SE between 2-5:30 p.m. Bring four canned goods for charity to receive maps, clues and pirate goodies.)
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