Traveling the world over in search of fun and frolic, the Pyrates of the Coast will be anchoring at these spots in the coming weeks

  • March 11, 2023 - St. Patrick's Day Parade. We return to celebrate our wee bit 'o Irish as we saunter down 4th Avenue in Seattle. 1 p.m. parade. Warmup laps before at Kell's.

  • May 13, 2023- Irrigation Festival. We'll be pre-rading at 11 a.m. before the grandparade at noon down the main street of Sequim. Who doesn't want to celebrate irrigation, after all.

  • May 20, 2023 - Rhodendron Festival. Off to P ort Townsend to do the pre-rade for the Rhody Festival and cavort with locals, including our own local pirate, Sloe Gin.

    May 2023- Fletcher Bay Winery Pirate Wine Release Party. Join us for an afternoon of piratical music, fun and frolic. Grab your best goin' ashore gear and pirate up - this is a party that is not to be missed. The Pyrates will be there from 2 p.m. on. The party gets into full swing at 3 p.m. The wine alone is worth the trip. Come party like a pirate, at Fletcher Bay Winery.




  • June 3, 2023 - Maritime Gig Fest. Who doesn't love a festival that's actually on the water. The Pyrates will be pre-rading and then ending up visiting different estalishments, singing songs and getting free drinks, as usuall. Pre-rade begins at 9 a..m. before the parade at 10.

  • June 10, 2023 - Fall City Days. Wereturn to one of our favorite towns for their festival. How can you beat a town with one street (so we don't get lost), a couple of classic bars - the Frontier, the Riverside - and who knows what other mischief? Look for us about 10 on the main street causing trouble before the parade and then at the Frontier because they love our band so much.

  • June 17, 2023 - Berry Days, Burlington. The Pyrates of the Coast will be sailing into port in the early morning to pre-rade before the grand parade at 11. Look for us along the street and around the festival grounds. They love us in Burlington!

  • June 24, 2023 - Fathoms O' Fun Parade. Look for us at the many events throughout the day. We will be pre-rading down Bay Street at 5; the grand parade begins at 6. Then off to the Hi Tide to entertain.

  • July 4, 2023 - Edmonds 4th of July. ThePyrates of the Coast have been invited to raid this wonderful town on Independence Day. How can we resist? Should be a fun day in this great community Look for us before the parades begin on the route, not in the parade. We don't do no stinking parades.

  • July 12, 2023- Kirkland Parks & Rec Pirate Camp. We'll be teaching a new generation of budding pirates the ins and outs of going on account, hosting amazing games of skill, singing rousing tales and nautically inspired tunes.

  • July 15, 2023- Capital Lakefair - A new adventure for The Pyrates. The Capital Lakefair parade starts at 5 so we will be pre-rading at 4 before heading to some of our favorite drinking establishments, except the one that tossed us out a few years ago because they didn't have a sense of humor.

  • July 21, 2023- Tour de Terrace- One of our favorite events. We'll be roaming the streets, entertaining the gathered throngs before the parade starts. Why be one of many when you can be the few. Then we're off to the festival grounds to suck up all the booze before those others even start down the road.

  • July 22, 2023- Waterland Festival- We will be pre-rading at 5 in the lovely waterfront community of Des Moines, then anchoring in our favorite bar, the Lighthouse Lounge, waiting for the "clowns" to show up as we sing for the patrons who love to shower us with free drinkables.

  • Aug. 5, 2023- Drayton Harbor Maritime Festival. After a year on the lam (we admit to nothing), we're heading back to Drayton Harbor to lend our unique brand of roaming entertainment to the festival grounds and if a tall ship is in town, steal away on her. Perhaps we'll even see the George Raft Race finally.

  • Aug. 19, 2023 - Cascade Days. It's been a while since we pre-raided before the parade. Look for us entertaining the masses and scaring the kiddies while all the others fight over their assigned spaces in line. We'll be running ahead of the herd at 10.

  • Sept. 2-3, 2023 - Olympia Harbor Days. The Pyrates band, Knot for Sail will be appearing again at one of our favorite maritime events in the Northwest. We'll be roaming the docks singing songs and once again telling guests aboard the Lady Washington that everyone gets a free belaying pin and to feel free to pull them out and look for the winning number on the bottom for a free cruise.

  • Sept. 98 - 10, 2023 - Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival. We're sailing to our neighbor to the north to enjoy a day of mischief and mayhem at this grand festival. We'll be the good looking piratesrunning the parade before the parade, or scooping up after the horses after the parade, which is crazy early. 10:45 in the morning? I've barely had to tankards of grog by then.

  • Sept. 2023 - Fishermen's Fall Festival. The Pyrates of the Coast once again to Ballard to regale thetownsfolk in laughter, piratical mischief and impromptu song of the sea for this important fundraisder for the Fishermen's Memorial

  • Oct. 14, 2023 - Bellingham SeaFest. The Pyrates of the Coast will be sailing north to enterain children young and old at this huge celebration of all things fish and fisherfolk.

  • Oct. 31 - Edmonds Halloween Trick or Treat. The Pyrateswill be raiding the waterfront community of Edmonds to partake in their annual trick or treat extravaganza. Look for us in the streets around the center of town between 5 and 7 p.m.

  • March 2024- 33nd Annual Spittoon Boat Race Regatta. We'll be sailing over the mountains to ply the wiley waters of the spittoon trough at The Brick Tavern in Roslyn. Who know what ship we'll come up with this year - so close, so close last year. Registration at 10, racing begins at noon.

  • June 2024 - Lard Butt 1K Run - Several of the Pyrates will be participating in this daunting run of 1K to raise money for local charities, including the University Food Bank. Look for the Pirates of the 1Kayribbean somewhere in the middle of the pack, or at the various doughnut stations sprinkled around the Magnuson Park course. Race starts at 9:30.