NC 28516, United States
Prepare for a swashbuckling adventure as we take you back to the year 1747 when Beaufort, North Carolina, found itself embroiled in a battle against Spanish privateers. The Beaufort Pirate Invasion is an annual reenactment that was first conceived in 1960 to commemorate this unique and historic victory.
The tale comes to life along the scenic waterfront at Taylor's Creek, meandering through the town and amidst pirate encampments. Professional pirate reenactors, villagers, and merchants populate the streets, immersing you in a captivating blend of history and piracy, ensuring an unforgettable experience for pirate enthusiasts of all ages.
Step into the thrilling world of piracy at the Beaufort Pirate Invasion! Relive the historic battle of Beaufort against Spanish privateers in 1747 as professional pirate reenactors, villagers, and merchants transform the town into a captivating blend of history and piracy. Explore authentic pirate encampments, peruse a bustling pirate market, and join the Captain's Masquerade Ball. Don your finest pirate attire for the Costume Contest, and immerse yourself in a weekend of swashbuckling adventure that's perfect for all ages. It's a celebration of history, piracy, and unforgettable memories."