Fort Lauderdale Pirate Festival

Events Sanctioned Events
Esplanade Park Fort Lauderdale, FL


Rotary Club of Fort Lauderdale’s annual Pirate Festival on the New River

Ahoy, me hearties! J Ready yer sea legs! Join ye fellow Buccaneers on April 20, 2019, between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m., at Esplanade Park, 400 SW 2nd Street, Fort Lauderdale for the annual Pirate Festival, produced by The Rotary Club of Fort Lauderdale in partnership with Bobby Rodriguez, producer of the world renowned Florida Renaissance Festival.

Bring yer lads and lassies, enjoy the music, activities, and festivities. Leave the landlubbers behind. Build a raft and/or bring a paddle board to race on the New River, enjoy the bands and live entertainment, pirate encampments, brew in the beer garden, pirate cocktails on the Tiki bar, enjoy the catch of the day from the food vendors, see the animals and ride the ponies at the petting zoo, dunk the “captain” in the dunk tank, play on board the Pirate Ship, get yer face painted, visit the arts & craft vendors and be the best dressed pirate of all ages.

It’s a great team building opportunity for corporate teams, schools and organizations. All net proceeds directly benefiting the Fort Lauderdale Rotary Club’s 1090 Foundation (501c3) which provides college and vocational scholarships for deserving local High School Seniors and funding for various community service projects.

Free Admission. Contact us today for our excellent sponsorship opportunities.

For additional information please visit or contact us at the Rotary Club of Fort Lauderdale (954) 424-0731, email:

*Celebration/Sanctioned Events are events in the South Florida Area which are cross promoted with Winterfest.