Rock Hall Pirates Weekend August 12 to 14 2015 Avast Me Hearties!
Buccaneers and Landlubbers of All Ages!!!

Come by land or come by sea to the Town of Rock Hall, on the Isle of DelMarVa, for a Town Wide Theme Party you won't forget!
  • Decorated Dinghy Contest & Caribbean-Style Beach Party
  • Pirate Dinghy Poker Run
  • Buccaneer's Ball
  • Kid's Games, Crafts, Storytelling, Tattoos, and more
  • Pirate Encampment
  • 5K Race/Walk
  • Live Entertainment & Street Performers
  • Merchants, Artisans and Crafters
  • Sea Shanty Sing-a-long
  • Rum Tasting
  • Plenty of Grub and Grog
  • Music, Mayhem and More Surprises...

Ship's Navigation

Photo Gallery

Ship's Crew & Sponsors

Volunteer Info

Vendor Info

Davy Jones' Locker
(rules and regs)

For the
Little Swashbucklers
Games -x- Crafts -x- Treasure Hunts
Tattoos -x- Face Painting
Pirate Make-Overs -x- Costume Contests
Knot Tying -x- Storytelling -x- Sing a longs
-x-Live Pirate Encampment-x-Magic Show-x-
...and General Acts of Piracy!!! Arrgh

Greybeard, Jay and Pearl The Legend of Graybeard

The Legend of Graybeard

PART II: The Abduction of Pearl

PART III: Queen Anne's Revenge

PART IV: The Mutiny on Main Street

PART V: The War That Never Was

PART VI: The Year of the Raven

Voted Best Of The BAY for
2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010 & 2009
by Chesapeake Bay Magazine!

Dress Like a Pirate!!!
Pirate garb and/or souvenir t-shirts are available at the following Rock Hall merchants (see Ships Log for a map of locations): Some helpful websites:
Decorated Dinghy Contest & Parade
Saturday August 13th
Rock Hall Pirates

Pirates and Wenches Fantasy Weekend Presents the "Quest for Graybeard" Decorated Dinghy Flotilla

Dinghies will be judged in the Harbor during the Parade. Parade Starts at 11:30am

Best Decorated Boat wins the perpetual "Graybeard's Trophy" and will have their name permanently engraved on it.

Caribbean-sytle Plunder Party on the Beach to follow GRUB, GROG, GIVEAWAYS and LIVE MUSIC

Calling all spectators!
You won't want to miss this event!

Prizes will be given to the:

Best Decorated Boat - Winner of $100 and the Gray Beard Cup, plus 2nd and 3rd Best Decorated Boat win $50 each

Most Spirited and Scurviest Crew wins $25

Most Marina Participation wins $25

Medals and Awards for all Winners

Click here for Details

Sponsored by
Maxwell Associates
North Point Marina
Rock Hall Properties

Kids & Pets Pirate Parade & Costume Contest
Sunday 3pm
All Kids, Pets and Entertainers Line Up at Sharp & Main for Parade Followed by a Kids & Pets Costume Contest, Treasure Hunt Winners & La Casa Deck Out Awards at Village Gazebo
Buccaneer's Ball
Saturday, August 13th
Waterman's Crab House 7pm - 12 midnight
  • Live Auction - 8pm - Win a Grog with Captain Black and the Valhallas' Crew
  • Live and Free Entertainment (no cover except that we request that you buy a raffle ticket!)
  • King and Queen of the Ball to be crowned
  • Graybeard Look-A-Like Contest

Raffle Tickets will be sold at stores and locations throughout the town. There are 2 chances to Win!!! Estimated value of $2,500 for each winner!!!

Tickets can be purchased at the following locations:
- Smilin Jake's Casual Apparel
- North Point Marina
- Blue Crab Chesapeake Charters
- Pasta Plus
- Rock Hall Landing Marina
- Java Rock

Friday, August 12th
Pirate Costumes Encouraged at All Events!
at the Inn at Osprey Point
5 - 8 pm
$20 for 5 tastings and Jambalaya.
Other Grub and Grog Items Available
Music by The Salty Dogs


at the Bay Wolf Restaurant

Pirate Performers
Full Menu and Bar will be available
Click here to download a copy of the Songbook for the Sing-A-Long

La Casa Deck Out Contest
P&W invites all residents to "Deck Out" their Home or Business in Pirate Theme; Sails, Flags, Canons, Treasure Chests, Swords, more flags... Be Creative - Be Adventurous!!!

Starting Friday, August 12th, Judges will be roaming Rock Hall all weekend looking for the Scurviest Decorated La Casa and Merchants. Lil' Swashbucklers are Encouraged to Participate!
Judges will be roaming our town but should you want to be sure your la Casa is viewed for judging, email us at:

A Bounty will be Handed Down for 1st, 2nd & 3rd Place Winners!!!
Cash awards for Homeowners and Prizes for all WINNERS!
Winners announced Sunday at 3pm.

Prizes Sponsored by:
S&J Yachts

Town Wide Treasure Hunt
Sunday, August 913th - Noon to 2pm
Begins on Main Street
1st Prize - $75
2nd Prize - $50
3rd Prize - $25
Winners announced at 2:30pm on Main Street just before the Kids and Pets Costume Contest

Sponsored by
Java Rock