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Ahoy Mateys! Join us for the 11th Annual Fort Myers Beach Pirate Festival. This year’s event will set sail Columbus Day Weekend, October 7th – 9th. Being named the #2 Pirate Festival in the Country by USA Today, this family-friendly event attracts thousands of people each year.


You can find the Pieces of Eight Pirate Shipped docked at the end of Old San Carlos next to the fountain. There is a whole line up of pirate cruises to suit the whole family. When the Pieces of Eight is docked it will be open for free tours of the ship.

Check out the pirate ship schedule for the weekend:

  • Friday Night ADULTS ONLY 5:00pm – Leaving from Salty Sam’s
  • Saturday AM Family Cruise 10:30am – Leaving from Nervous Nellies
  • Saturday PM Family Cruise 5:00pm – Leaving from Salty Sam’s
  • Saturday Night ADULTS ONLY 7:30pm – Leaving from Salty Sam’s
  • Sunday AM Family Cruise 10:30am – Leaving from Nervous Nellies

Each cruise lasts for 90 minutes. The adult’s only cruise is $20 per person. The family cruise is $25 for children and $30 for adults. The crui...

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The Salty Sam's Pirate Cruise is a great place to take the kids for an experience unlike any other or to grab some friends and head out for a night of mischief on our adult cruise. One of the untold mysteries of the Pieces of Eight Ship is that it can be rented out for private events!

The Pirate Ship is the perfect place to host birthday parties, corporate outings, family gatherings, Bachelor/ette parties, and whatever else you can think of. With a Full Bar, Bathrooms, Sound System, a Pirate Crew, and plenty deck space, the Pirate Ship is a unique and exciting way to celebrate any occasion!

As a pirate would say... "The Pieces of Eight ship can stow over 100 sea worthy patrons to celebrate ye private affair. Charters are tailored to ye p...

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Choosing a Friday night activity can sometimes be a chore. "What would you like to do tonight?"...."I don't know". This can get very frustrating, but there is no need for it. Join the Pirates on our Friday night Adults Only cruise aboard the Salty Sam's Pirate Cruise!

Offering a full pirate crew, fully stocked bar, bathrooms, and plenty of room for fun and games, the Friday night adult cruise is the best way to spend you evening! Guests will interact with the pirates, play pirate games to try and win treasure, and sail the open waters of SWFL. The cost is only $20 per person. The cruise leaves every Friday night at 7pm with boarding at 6:30pm. Reserve your spot today by calling 239-765-7272 or visiting the "Schedule" page above.

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If there's one thing that the Salty Sam's Pirate Cruise pirates know... it would be how to host a jolly roger of a good time!

Bring your child aboard the Pirate Cruise for an experience like no other! There's a scurvy crew waiting to entertain by getting all the children involved in the swashbuckling fun, especially the birthday child. Everyone will enjoy live cannon rounds, a mutiny against the Captain, games & nautical nonsense!

Give your child the gift of piracy on the back bay with 90 minutes of entertainment that they will talk about for weeks!

We have a pavilion that can be decorated with pirate essentials available in the Pirate Store to make your party the best jolly day for all the buccaneers! Don't forget, we have both Parrot K...

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