• Friday, October 27th - Sunday, October 29th

Come to Ocracoke Island for a Pirate Halloween! The Ocracoke Pirate Jamboree is an annual, two-day event that is highlighted by a family friendly Pirate Encampment by Blackbeard's Pirate Crew on Ocracoke Island.

During this festival that coincides perfectly with the cool fall weather and spooky Halloween season, visitors can learn all about what it was like to live in a bustling pirate community thanks to the historically-accurate pirate encampment as well as a reenactment of the infamous pirate Blackbeard’s last battle off the coast of Ocracoke Island. During the event, visitors are encouraged to dress up in their best pirate gear to fit in with the crowds, and can partake in a wide range of activities and demonstrations which includes a Scallywag School that’s just for kids, Strolling Minstrels, Sword Fights, Black Powder Demonstrations, Beer Gardens, The Pirate Bazaar, and plenty of other surprises and pirate activities.  With a production of Blackbeard’s last stand at the edge of Silver Lake Harbor, this event effortlessly combines history with miles of pirate-themed fun. An ideal event for pirate lovers of all ages, this annual festival has quickly become one of the most beloved weekends on charming and undeniably pirate-friendly Ocracoke Island.