music, carnival rides, food & PIRATES!

May 2-5, 2019

lAKE chARLES, la

Experience our unique pirate and seafaring festival with events on both land and sea, including watercraft exhibitions and a fireworks display over the lake. On the shores of historic Lake Charles, the Louisiana Pirate Festival showcases entertainment by a variety of talented musicians, performers and artists. 


Join us for a family-friendly event with cannon demonstrations, costume contests, local arts and crafts, themed souvenirs, a boat parade, games and attractions, including carnival rides and more!


Check back closer to the festival for a complete schedule!



The Louisiana Pirate Festival was chosen as a Top 20 Event by the Southeast Tourism Society (STS). Events are selected from each of the following STS member states: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia. 


Sail the Social Seas!

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