Call for Sponsors! - PirateFest Sets Sail April 17 & 18, 2020 | Beaufort County Now

Swashbucklers of all ages will converge on the banks of the Tar River, a paradise located in Uptown Greenville, for the 14th annual PirateFest on April 17th and 18th, 2020. uptown greenville, call for sponsors, piratefest, january 15, 2020
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Call for Sponsors! - PirateFest Sets Sail April 17 & 18, 2020

Press Release:


    GREENVILLE, NC – Swashbucklers of all ages will converge on the banks of the Tar River, a paradise located in Uptown Greenville, for the 14th annual PirateFest on April 17th and 18th, 2020.

    Returning this year, pirates of all ages will enjoy two days of spinning fun at the carnival at Five Points Plaza! PirateFest kicks off Friday, April 17th from 5pm to 9 pm with Buccaneer Bash, a live music concert and wristband night at the carnival. On Saturday, April 18th, PirateFest begins at 11am with the Parade of Pirates. The celebration takes place along Evans St. from 5th to 1st Street and on the Town Common in Uptown Greenville.

    PirateFest features fine arts and crafts for sale, two live music stages, pirate grog, pirate reenactments, a children's pirate costume contest, and a Pirate Encampment offering crafts and inflatables for children, and other activities. Also, don't miss out on food and entertainment from around the world at the International Ports o' Call. Keep a weather eye out for roving bands of pirates singing sea chanteys and getting into playful mischief throughout the festival!

    "Join us for two days of piratical tomfoolery at Greenville's signature community event," said Meredith Hawke, Interim Executive Director of Uptown Greenville. "PirateFest continues to bring a weekend of family-friendly activities and all-day entertainment. Visitors are encouraged to walk the plank in the heart of the Emerald City!"

    PirateFest is made possible by many sponsors. If you would like to join the fun, share the experience with us a sponsor of the 14th annual PirateFest celebration!

    Organized by Uptown Greenville, Pitt County Arts Council at Emerge, the City of Greenville, and the Greenville-Pitt County Convention & Visitors Bureau, PirateFest will showcase the best of the region, from artists to restaurants, to unique recreational activities.

    View the information PDF HERE.

    If you are interested in learning more about sponsoring these two days of piratical tomfoolery, contact Uptown Greenville at 252-561-8400.


  • Contact: Uptown Greenville
  •     info@uptowngreenville.com


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