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Massacre Island Pirate Event at Fort Gaines

Massacre Island Pirate Event at Fort Gaines

Fort Gaines Historic Site with Dauphin Island Park and Beach Board and the 6th Alabama Cavalry Buccaneers will hold a 2-Day event. Come and experience a day in the life of a pirate from the 1700’s as they pilfer and pillage Fort Gaines, there will be Flintlock Pistol duels, Pirate – Tug- War, Swashbuckling sword play, Cannon Firing and much more.

Here is the full Schedule of Events:
SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 15

Fort opens to public at 9 a.m.
Flintlock pistol duels – 10:00 a.m.
Pirate Tug-O-War – 11 a.m.
Treasure Hunt for kids 12 and under – 11:30 a.m.
Lunch at 12:00 noon
Pirate Tug-O-War – 1 p.m.
Treasure Hunt for kids 12 and under – 2:00 p.m.
Flintlock pistol duels – 3:00 p.m.
Pirate Tug-O-War – 4:00 p.m.
Cannon firing – ongoing throughout the day.
Swashbuckling sword play – ongoing throughout the day.
Period music by the Kracker Dan Band – ongoing throughout the day.

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 16

Fort opens to public at 9 a.m.
Flintlock pistol duels – 10:00 a.m.
Pirate Tug-O-War – 11 a.m.
Lunch at 12:00 noon
Pirate Tug-O-War – 1 p.m.
Treasure Hunt for kids 12 and under – 2:00 p.m.
Flintlock pistol duels – 3:00 p.m.
Pirate Tug-O-War – 4:00 p.m.
Cannon firing – ongoing throughout the day.
Swashbuckling sword play – ongoing throughout the day.
Pirate music over fort PA system – ongoing throughout the day.

There will be a Blacksmith working in the forts original blacksmith shop and Music by the Kracker Dan band will be provided on both days.

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