An four hour opening night concert opens the event this year on Friday, October 21st, at 6:00 P.M. The full event opens on Saturday, October 22nd at 11:00 A.M and ends at 10:00 P.M. and continues on Sunday, October 23rd from 11:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M. This is a free event, and features two themed lands; lively Hobb’s Cove, a pirate village, and Merlandia, the underwater realm, both lands packed with fun-filled activities and eleven stages of continuous entertainment for all ages.
Enjoy live music, including The Craic, Blues Dragon, Magic City Hippies, Making Faces, Professor Pennygoode’s Mighty Flea Circus, Gravel Kings, Slip & The Spinouts, Celtic Mayhem, The Bawdy Boys and more!
Ther be pirate re-enactments, stunt shows, sword fights. An interactive pirate ship, magicians, tarot card and palm readers, fairies, jugglers, acrobats, a multitude of childrens’ activities, street performers, and live mermaids in a tank, as well as costume contests, a treasure hunt, and the Miss Mermaid Pageant.