PirateFest is the region’s signature community event designed to celebrate eastern North Carolina’s rich pirate history. The festival draws an estimated 35,000 people and over 150 vendors for two days of live music, delicious and unique food, art sale, roaming pirates and more! Mark your calendars now; the 2020 PirateFest dates will be April 17-18th!! Visit www.piratefestnc.com for a complete line-up of events.