PRINCESS THEATRE - Raising the Curtain: Get Your Pirate On At The 1st Annual Pirate Fest - Harriman

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Get Your Pirate On At The 1st Annual Pirate Fest - Harriman

"Ahoy, Matey"
Announcing 1st Annual
Tennessee Pirate Fest
Open Auditions Saturday 7/30 & 8/6
Seeking Vendors, Applications due 9/1

Darkhorse Entertainment, LLC, is announcing the first annual Tennessee Pirate Fest to be held on Columbus Day weekend in October. This family-friendly event will be in Harriman at the Tennessee Medieval Faire site--just 30 miles west of Turkey Creek. All are invited to the fictional pirate haven of Port Royale in the Tortugas, circa 1700-1800’s.
The Pirates of the Caribbean movies are popular, and acting like a pirate is fun for all ages. ARRR!” said Barrie Paulson, VP-Manager & Entertainment Director.

Pirate entertainment will include live music, comedy stage shows, interactive street characters, costume contests, beach games, original crafts, delicious food, and refreshing beverages--including beer.

Open auditions for interactive street characters will be held on Saturdays, July 30 and August 6, from 2-5p, at 125 Barrie Ln, Kingston, TN. Auditions will include individuals demonstrating talents such as singing, playing an instrument, speaking like a pirate, telling jokes or tall tales, and participating in improvisational games. To audition, costumes are encouraged but not required, and performance experience is helpful but not necessary.

Festival organizers are seeking quality craft and food vendors to fill the village. Vendor applications and guidelines can be downloaded from the website under the vendor tab. The application deadline is September 1st.

The Tennessee Pirate Fest will take place October 8-9-10 from 11a-6p ET--rain or shine. Ticket prices will be $13.00 for ages 13 and up, $8.00 for ages 5 to 12, and free for ages 4 and under. Parking will be free, and tickets will be available for purchase at the gate with cash or credit. Onsite camping for patrons is not included, but public campgrounds and hotels are nearby. The festival is located at 550 Fiske Road, Harriman, TN. For Faire rules, guidelines, and more information, please visit; and “like” them on Facebook.

“Get Your Pirate On!”

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