Schedule of events


                                                                                                           *Please note that events are subject to change.

Thursday, May 3, 2018 • Family Day

Thursday, May 3   4PM – 9PM – FAMILY NIGHT

 4PM

Buccaneer Pirate Display

Culinary Coffer & Pirate Marketplace featuring Louisiana Crafts

Todd Armstrong Carnival Rides

4 - 9 PM

McDonald's Little Matey Children’s Area with
Captain Crabbe:
4-5 PM Balloonanza Games & Contests (balloon animals and more)
5-6 PM Captain Crabbe's Story & Joke Time
6-7 PM Magic, Puppets & More
7-9 PM Coca-Cola's Crazy Contests

 

6 - 10 PM

Christian Entertainment in Amphitheater Sponsored by:

u/nite LC, Profit & Loss, CBS KSWL, Billy Navarre, LRC Wireless
Victory Worship - 6 p.m.
Followed by Consumed by Fire, Perception Artist Sean Emory and Anthem Lights

 

Special Events

American Cornhole Organization Regional Competition – LCCC Coliseum

National Day of Prayer – LCCC Coliseum


Friday, May 4, 2018

Friday, May 4   4PM – Midnight

4PM

Buccaneer Pirate Display

Culinary Coffer & Pirate Marketplace featuring Louisiana Crafts

Todd Armstrong Carnival Rides

5 - 10:30 PM
McDonald's Little Matey Children’s Area with
Captain Crabbe:
5-6:30 PM Kids Cooking Class - How to Play with your Food
7:30 - 8:30 PM School Lip-Sync Battle
8:30 - 9:30 PM Pirates Got Talent
9:30 - 10:30 PM Coca-Cola's Crazy Contests

 

Special Events

11AM-11PM

American Cornhole Organization Regional Competition – LCCC Coliseum

 

Noon– 5PM

Barbecue Competitors Alliance (BCA) Cajun Pirate BBQ Cook-Off Registration

 

2PM

Cannon Test Fire

 

4PM

Cannon Test Fire

  

PIRATE LANDING!
(6:30 - 7PM - See below)

Come out to the shores of Lake Charles to see the pirates sail in to take over the City of Lake Charles as the
City's "Militia" shoots cannon fire to defend its shores. The pirates are foretold to take over the city &
they force Mayor Hunter to walk the plank! This event officially kicks off two weeks of pirate fun for all.

6:30PM

Pirates depart Marina

 
6:45 PM 
Pirate Ships Land

 

7PM

Mayor Hunter walks the plank

 

MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT:
6 PM
The 33's
Classic Rock

 

8:30 PM

Jamie Bergeron & the Kickin' Cajuns
Cajun & Zydeco

 


Saturday, May 5, 2018

Saturday, May 5   Noon – Midnight

Buccaneer Pirate Display

Culinary Coffer & Pirate Marketplace featuring Louisiana Crafts

Todd Armstrong Carnival Rides

 

11 AM –  10:30 PM

McDonald's Little Matey Children’s Area:
Featuring Captain Crabbe

11:00 AM Registration for Little Buccaneers Costume Contest for Children

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM  Little Buccaneers Costume Contest for Children

1:00 - 2:00 PM  Cathy Kurth Dance Academy

2:00 - 3:00 PM  Captain Crabbe's Story and Joke Time

3:00 - 4:00 PM  Skit time

4:00 - 5:00 PM  Balloonanza  Games and Contests featuring Balloons, Balloon Animals & More

6:30 - 7:00 PM  Registration for Adult Buccaneer Costume Contest

7:00 - 8:00 PM  Buccaneers Costume Contest for Adults

8:00 - 9:00 PM  Band

9:00 - 10:30 PM  Coca- Cola's Crazy Contests

  

11 AM - 3 PM
Whiskey Bay Rovers
Catch the pirate tunes of the Whiskey Bay Rovers as they wander the festival grounds, bringing their festive pirate music wherever they go!

 

Special Events

7AM

Barbecue Competitors Alliance (BCA) Cajun Pirate BBQ Cook-Off Team Meeting & Inspections

 

8:30AM – 11:30PM

American Cornhole Organization Regional Competition – LCCC Coliseum

 

Starting at 9 AM 
9 AM - Noon Arm Wrestling weigh-ins
1 PM Competition

 

11AM

Buccaneers Costume Contest for Children, Little Matey’s Area-Registration

 

11:30AM

Buccaneers Costume Contest for Children, Little Matey’s Area-Contest

 

Noon -7PM

 

                                                                                                                           All God's Creatures Petting Zoo

 

12:30PM

Cannon Demonstration

 

1:30PM

Buccaneer Parade On-site

 1:30PM & 3PM
BCA Judging - Ribs (1:30PM)
BCA Judging - Brisket (3PM)

3PM
Boat Parade Registration & Line up
 

 4PM

Boat Parade

 

4:30PM

Buccaneer Parade On-site

 

5:30PM
Show Us Your Dinghy Contest

 

6:30PM

Buccaneers Costume Contest for Adults, Little Matey’s Area-Registration

 

7PM

Buccaneers Costume Contest for Adults, Little Matey’s Area - Contest

 

8PM

Buccaneer Parade On-site

 

MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT:
3:30 PM
Jerry Diaz & Hannah's Reef

Trop Rock

 

6 PM

Amanda Shaw
Louisiana Music Ambassador
Country, Cajun, Rock & Roll, Blues

 

8:30 PM

The Flamethrowers
Party Rock Cover Band

 


Sunday, May 6, 2018

Sunday, May 6   Noon – 7PM

 

11 AM - 3 PM
Whiskey Bay Rovers
Catch the pirate tunes of the Whiskey Bay Rovers as they wander the festival grounds, bringing their festive pirate music wherever they go!

Noon

Buccaneer Pirate Display

Culinary Coffer & Pirate Marketplace featuring Louisiana Crafts

Todd Armstrong Carnival Rides

 

Noon – 7PM

McDonald's Little Matey Children’s Area, featuring Captain Crabbe

 Noon - 1PM Balloonanza Games and Contests featuring Balloons, Balloon Animals and more

1-2 PM Captain Crabbe's Story & Joke Time
2-3 PM Three Days that Changed the World - St. Theodore's
3-4 PM Magic, Puppets and More
4-5 PM Christian Artist Revue
5-7 PM Coca-Cola's Crazy Contests
  

 

Noon -7PM

                                                                                                                           All God's Creatures Petting Zoo

 

Special Events

1PM

Spittin Image Look alike Contest, Little Matey Children’s Area

 

2-4PM

Louisiana Pirate Festival Parade Extravaganza
Downtown Lake Charles

5PM
Bed Races Sponsored by New Look Furniture
Civic Center Grounds

MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT:

3 PM
Fruge Family Band
Swamp Pop, Country, Classic Rock

 

5:30 PM
After Hours
Country

 


Monday - thursday, May 7 - 10, 2018

 Monday, May 7 - Thursday, May 10   4PM – 10PM

4PM

Buccaneer Pirate Display

Culinary Coffer & Pirate Marketplace featuring Louisiana Crafts

Todd Armstrong Carnival Rides 


friday, May 11, 2018

Friday, May 11   4PM – Midnight

4PM

Buccaneer Pirate Display

Culinary Coffer & Pirate Marketplace featuring Louisiana Crafts

Todd Armstrong Carnival Rides

 

5 -10:30 PM

McDonald's Little Matey Children’s Area:
Featuring Captain Crabbe

5:00 - 6:30 PM  Magic, Puppets, and More

6:30 - 7:30 PM Ninja Warriors

7:30 - 8:30 PM  Perfect Pitch Contest

8:30 - 9:30 PM  Pirates Got Talent II 

9:30 - 10:30 PM  Coca- Cola's Crazy Contests

   

Special Events

 7PM
Boat Parade

 

7:30PM

Buccaneer Parade On-site

 

7:30PM – 11:30PM

Louisiana Pirate Festival Costume Ball, Buccaneer Room 

 

MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT:

6 PM
Bluesiana Red
Blues, Funk, Soul, Rock & Roll

 

8:30 PM
Sean Ardoin & Zydekool

Zydeco

 


Saturday, May 12, 2018

Saturday, May 12   11:30 AM – Midnight

  

11:30 AM - 3 PM
Whiskey Bay Rovers
Catch the pirate tunes of the Whiskey Bay Rovers as they wander the festival grounds, bringing their festive pirate music wherever they go!


Noon

Buccaneer Pirate Display

Culinary Coffer & Pirate Marketplace featuring Louisiana Crafts

Todd Armstrong Carnival Rides

 

11:30 AM -10:30 PM

McDonald's Little Matey Children’s Area:
Featuring Captain Crabbe

11:30 AM - Noon  Parent/ Child Look-a-like Contest Registration

Noon - 1:00 PM  Parent/ Child Look-a-like Contest

1:00 -2:00 PM  Jason and Jason (the Original Comedy Duo)  Juggling, Comedy, Magic and More

2:00 - 3:00 PM  Les Danseurs Dance Studio

3:00 - 4:00 PM  Captain Crabbe's Story and Joke Time

4:00 - 5:00 PM  Dance Team

5:00 -- 6:00  Jason and Jason (the Original Comedy Duo)  Juggling, Comedy, Magic and More

6:00 - 7:00 PM  Band

8:00 - 9:30 PM  Coca- Cola's Crazy Contests

9:30 - 10:00 PM  Stage Closed for Fireworks 

10:00 - 10:30 PM Captain Crabbe's Wrap up

 

Noon -7PM

 

                                                                                                                           All God's Creatures Petting Zoo

  

Special Events

8AM – 5PM

Gator Grand Prix Go-Kart Races

 

8AM 
Poker Run 

 

9AM

Rain Gutter Pirate Ship Building

Boy Scout Jamboree

 

9:30AM

Pirogue Building Contest Team Meeting

 

10AM

Pirogue Building Contest Begins

 

12:30PM

Buccaneer Cannon Demonstration

 

1:30PM

Buccaneer Parade On-site

 

2PM

Egg Drop Contest

 

4PM

Bathtub Races

  

5PM

Rain Gutter Pirate Ship Race

 

5:30PM

Pirogue Race

 

7PM

Buccaneer Parade On-site

 

10:15 PM

Fireworks

 

MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT:

4 PM
TJ Gautreaux & Louisiana Soul
Cajun, Swamp Pop, Blues & County

 

6:30 PM

Rusty Metoyer & the Zydeco Krush

Zydeco/Creole French

9 PM
Dylan Scott
Country Music Star

 


sunday, May 13, 2018

Sunday, May 13   Noon - 8PM

Noon - 8PM

Buccaneer Pirate Display

Culinary Coffer & Pirate Marketplace featuring Louisiana Crafts

Todd Armstrong Carnival Rides

 


Contact

  info@louisianapiratefest.com

 (337) 436-5508

Location

Lake Charles Civic Center

900 Lakeshore Dr, Lake Charles, LA 70601

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