Madeira beach, John Levique Pirate Festival

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Put it in your Calendar. This is a great event and thing to do here in Madeira Beach Fl.

Come to John’s Pass and enjoy this festival. It is only once a year and you should be part of it.

John Levique Pirate Days VIII

Friday, June 12th, 3pm-11pm

Saturday, June 13th, Noon-8pm

Sunday, June 14th, 10am-6pm

It is a free event and the whole family can have fun. Madeira Beach has been doing this for years and this event is getting bigger every time.


Friday, June 12th:

3-7pm:  102.5 The Bone Live Radio Remote at Delosa’s New York Pizza!

                Get Primed for the Ball! Budweiser Promo & Give-A-Ways!

7pm: Captains Meeting @ VFW Post 4256

Get all the pertinent info on the 8th Annual Invasion of John’s Pass Village!

7-11 pm: Pirates Ball

Hosted by: VFW Post 4256

12901 Gulf Blvd. Madeira Beach, 33708

$10.00 Donation includes:

                Adult Only Admission to the Ball

                Heavy Hors d’oeuvres

                Musical Entertainment

                Entry into the Adults Only Costume Contest

7pm: Silent Auction Begins


 Terry & The Pirates

8pm: Feast Begins!

Heavy Hors d’oeuvres

8:45 pm: Introduction of Pirate Crewe Captains

9:45 pm: Adults Only Costume Contest

                 Prize Packages valued at $200-$600 (Sponsored by local merchants)

11:00pm: Silent Auction Winners Announced


Ongoing Activities: Saturday and Sunday

Hurricane Awareness: To get folks ready for hurricane season, the hurricane awareness area will be laden with detailed information and ice cold A/C! Sponsors include Lowes, VODA, Pinellas County Emergency Management, Sierra Club, Service Master Clean and Project Safety.

Fisherman Lost At Sea:  Chance drawing and silent Auction.

Florida Blood Services: Blood Donations

Sea Traders Market.  Purchase piratical wares and tasty treats from a variety of unique marketeers! The Sea Traders Market will have ample piratical wares and trinkets to trade!  Purchase costumes, accessories and authentic pirate articles, Kids rides, face painting and a variety of tasty Food from over 50 piratical vendors and artisans!  There is plenty of pirate treasure to be found in the many shops of John’s Pass Village as well! There will be a bounty of food, drink and entertainment, and costumes are encouraged!

Noon-6pm (10-4 Sun)- Family Treasure Hunt:

FREE! Begins and ends at Windworks. Families search for treasure at participating Merchants throughout John’s Pass Village! When all the treasure has been collected, families can enter to win the Grand Prize, a treasure chest full of loot donated by the John’s Pass Merchants! Limited to the first 500 children. Everyone takes home trinkets. One Grand Prize winner only.

Various Stage Entertainment: Piratical Merriment for all ages! Various Acts & Entertainers throughout the village: Performers include, the West Coast Mutineers (FEATURED), Pirate Tales, Bohemian Fire, ARRR, Ink., Bone Island Buccaneers, For Love or Money, Travelers Hold, Troupe Sahirnee, Troupe Zahara , Pirate Soup Radio, Suncoast Parrot Sanctuary, PLUS… Many more.

Pub Crawl: Tickets will be available at the Pirates Ball, and during the event until sold out.Limited to 100 tickets! Ticket includes SEVENTEEN stop crawl, including a Special Edition T-shirt!  Leisurely and ongoing, throughout the weekend.

Water Taxi: Provided by Duck Tours/Parrots of The Caribbean


Saturday, June 13th:

10am-9pm: FREE parking and shuttle from Madeira Beach Middle School.

11am: Kayak Race- What About Blue from Hubbard’s Marina and from Don’s Dock

HIGH NOON: Pirate Ship Invasion and Sea Battle

Who will win Sea Battle VI!? Prepare to get wet

Noon -8pm: Pub Crawl: Ongoing

Noon-6pm- Family Treasure Hunt

Noon-8pm: Sea Traders Market & food vendors

1:00PM- Citrus Stomp @ Vino Florida

1:30pm-  Fight circle at West Coast Mutineers encampment

2pm-3pm: Special Guests-

Don Maitz Art Signing @ The Shipwreck Store and Janny Wurts on Bagpipes

 2pm – 5pm: Bag Bro’s Corn-Toss Tournament @ Don’s Dock

3:00pm- Citrus Stomp @ Vino Florida

3:30pm-  Bar Brawl at Friendly’s Pirate Cove

4:00- Sundrummers and Sand Dancers @ Don’s Dock

4:30 pm- Children’s Costume Contest: At Windworks. Sponsored by Overhead Surf Shop, Windworks and Thing’s Etc… Three Winners. All participants will receive a prize.

5:00pm-  Fight Circle at West Coast Mutineers encampment

5:30pm- Captain Anne Bonny’s BYOB Rum Party at Casa Havana Cigar & Café

6:00pm- Citrus Stomp @ Vino Florida

6:00pm- Full Fledged Unit @ Don’s Dock

8:00pm- Fire Show with Bohemian Fire @ West Coast Mutineers encampment

8:00pm- Flotilla Awards Ceremony @ Friendly’s Pirate Cove


Sunday, June 14th

 10am-6pm: Festival Opens

 10am -6pm: Pub Crawl: Ongoing

 10am-4pm- Family Treasure Hunt continues…

 Various Stage Entertainment:

12:00pm- Citrus Stomp @ Vino Florida

1:00pm- Fight Circle at West Coast Mutineers encampment

1:00pm-2:00pm Street Parade: begins at Treasure Island City Hall @ 108th Ave.   Proceeds  north on Gulf Blvd, across the John’s Pass John’s Pass Plaza/John’s Way…down Boardwalk Place, towards Don’s Dock…around the bend and disperses on Pelican Lane.

3:30pm- Bar Brawl at Friendly’s Pirate Cove

4:00pm- Citrus Stomp @ Vino Florida

 4:30pm: Grand Prize Treasure Hunt Drawing at Windworks. Win the Mother Lode!

5:00pm- Fight Circle at West Coast Mutineers encampment

6:00pm: Festival Closes 

7:00pm: VIP Party- Sponsored by Bamboo Beer Garden.      



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