What’s better than your birthday and Thanksgiving combined? Pirates’ Christmas at the Carolina Renaissance Festival November 5-6. Whether you are a Seadog or landlubber this weekend is for you! Here are the three best ways to enjoy Pirates’ Christmas weekend and what is sure to become your new favorite holiday.


You’ve never heard of Piratainment? Enjoy the magic that happens when pirates take over the fun and festivities at the Carolina Renaissance Festival. Grab your matey’s and enjoy special pirate-themed entertainment all weekend long.



Get a head start on your holiday shopping at Fairhaven Village Marketplace. Friends and family will love your unique finds and you’ll get that special glow that comes with finishing your shopping weeks ahead of time.  And if you purchase $200 or more in festival arts and crafts you’ll receive two FREE $24 Renaissance Festival Tickets valid for the remaining two weekends of this 2016 season (one offer per person). Score!


Costume contest

Grab your parrot and don your best pirate costume to compete for prizes and bragging rights. The Pirate’s Costume Contests will be held at 2:30 p.m. at the Haven (near the joust).  Separate contests will be held for adults and children. Prizes will be awarded. Come on, we know you’ve got what it takes to win all the booty!


Give your boring weekends the old heave ho and head to the Carolina Renaissance Festival for Pirates weekend Nov. 5-6.

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