Saturday 10 September 2022

Love to have your child learn to sail, check out this sailing opportunity being offered at the St. Peter's Lions Club Marina.


The St. Peter's Pirate Days Festival will take place from September 15 to September 18, 2022 in St. Peter's, Richmond County, N.S. Check out the Full Schedule of Events!!!!

The St. Peter's Pirate Days - September 15 to September 18 


 VOCA Pirate Poker Walk Registration : 5:30 pm – 6 pm

Many village stores and homes are decorated on their pirate finest ready for this weekend! Grab a card for your efforts – and maybe some booty if you play your cards right.

Location: St. Peter's Lions Hall

Cost: $5/hand


Pirate Days Trivia Night: 8pm

A night to bring your mates out for interrogation on various landlubber and pirate related matters.

Location: St. Peter’s Lions Club Hall

Cost: Team of 4/$40

Must register ahead by calling 902-535-2500


Opening Ceremony: 6:00- 8:00pm

Pirates from near and far gather to start off the weekend. Special Musical Performances by Matty MacNeil and More! Ye don’t want to miss out.

Location: St. Peter’s Marina

Cost: Free


Pre-Teen/Teen Trivia: 6:30pm

Calling all pre-teen/teen scallywags to come do some thinking n’ see who wins the booty

Location: St. Peter’s Lions Club Hall

Pre-Register your team @ 902-535-2500

Cost: $20 per team of 4 mates


 Teen Hypnotist Show: 9:00pm

Who will he make walk the plank? Teens are invited to this interactive show that is sure to keep them on their toes!

Age’s 15 & up

Location: St. Peter’s Lions Hall

Cost: $5.00


Pirates Wing Night: 9 pm - MIDNIGHT

Join your fellow pirates sitting back and enjoying your favourite grog, and tasty wings. You'll be transported back to days of old as the room is full of fellow pirates. Eddie Cummings will be preforming

Location: MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge

Cost: $5


Pickpocket Paradise: 9 am - 5 pm

Check out the Pirate Day Specials at the various shopkeepers around the village. You won't need to pilfer this weekend.


Coastal Trail Historic Walk: 9 am

Join the St. Peter’s Community Club for a stroll on the coastal trail along the Atlantic Ocean. Learn how the Bay was so important to the Mi’kmaq people, pirates and explorers of old. You’ll also walk the beach looking for beach glass, unique driftwood and sea smoothed rocks for souvenirs.

Location: Start at the St. Peter’s Fire Hall, Toulouse Street

Cost: Free


 Pillaging for the Food Bank  9 am – 12 pm

There will be mischief going on, nonetheless, Richmond Warriors will be packing food rations for our local foodbank if you have shillings to share

Location: Foodland

Young Scallywag Activities

10 am – 2 PM

Children can enjoy activities under the watchful eye of their parents. 

Expect to find Pirates, Mermaids, and giant inflatables ashore.

Location: Lion's Club Marina, if rain St. Peter’s Lions Hall

Cost: Free. Donations Welcome


Pirate Grill: 11 am - 1 pm

Specializing in BBQ’ d hot Dogs

Location: Lion’s Club Marina

Cost: Free for Children under 12


Artisan Thieves Market: 11 am - 2 pm

Artisans and crafters journeyed from all around. Join us in finding unique

treasures ashore.

Location: Outside Lions Club Hall in Tent


Pirate Pet Parade: 1:30 pm

Bring your pirate-costumed furry friend and brighten up a senior pirates' day. Prizes available to be won

Location: St. Peter’s Richmond Villa

Cost: Free


 Sprog Sprint

 Cardboard Boat Race 2 pm – 4 pm

For those under 16 our expert boat builders will provide you and your team with materials and instructions to enter.

Bring your own lifejacket.

Location: St Peter’s Battery Park

Register: or call 902-631-2746

Cost: Free/Prizes


Scallywag Sea Skirmish

Cardboard Boat Race: 4 pm

Only the brave or foolish would take on such challenges to cheat Davy Jones’ Locker! Build your boat ahead of time.

Location: St Peter’s Battery Park

Register: or call 902-631-2746

Cost: Free/Prizes


Landlubbers Happy Hour: 2 pm – 6 pm

If you feel becalmed, then head over to the tavern and check out the entertainment by Back Around.

Location: MacBouch Restaurant


Pirate Patio Party: 6 pm - 9 pm

Head over for some grub; a wee dram of your favourite thirst quencher and layback to be entertained by Brett Pierce. Keep a keen eye open through - the pirate fleet is heard to ply these waters and there will be a 'Lights on the Lake' Ships Parade. There may even be some pirates ashore!

Location: Jiggs

Cost: You have the purse.


 Lights on the Lake Ships Parade

 At Dusk

The pirate fleet and their motley crews will weigh anchor from the Lion's Marina and sail out towards Corbett’s Cove seeking fame and fortune. Take a stroll at the Marina before they set sail to see how the boats and their crews have been transformed.

Location: Best viewed anywhere from the lake end of St. Peter's Historic Canal through to Corbett's Cove.

Cost: Free

Cash prizes of $250, $150, $100 in both sail and power categories.


**Please note: Parade will be cancelled if there is heavy rain and/or high winds


 Party Like a Pirate: 9 pm – 1 am

There's a whole lot of fun set out for a whole lot of landlubbers and pirates to enjoy this evening of live music and dancing at three venues! All are encouraged to dig deep into their clothes chest and put on their finest pirate garb to fete this night away.

Location(s): Bras d’Or Lakes Inn, MacBouch and the Lions Hall.

Free shuttle service. Ensure you are checking shuttle schedule for departure times.

Cost: $30.00 in advance at

B&E and Steff’s Celtic Gift Shop e-transfer available to or online at

$35 at the door

Limited number of tickets available




Hangover Breakfast

The best Cure for a Fun filled night of Pirating!!

Location: Louie’s Cosy Corner


Pirate Parade: 12:30 pm

Pirates will be gathering from Land and Sea. Please join in with costume, float or decorated land yacht or line the parade route as our motley crew!

Line up at 11:45 am

Route: Starting at the Canal Landing site, up Toulouse Street, left on to Grenville Street, right on to Pepperell. then Right on Lions Ave. Pass Richmond Villa to St. Peter’s Lions Hall

Register via email at

Cost: Free, Cash prizes to be awarded!


Closing Ceremony (following parade)

The judges have scouted the 

swaggy about town and are ready to name the top business, boat prizes (sail & power) and Pirate Off Road Nation Best Parade Entry.

Location: St. Peter’s Lions Marina


Children’s Magic Show: 1:30

Once closing ceremonies are over children invited to stay for a magical experience!

Location: St. Peter’s Lions Hall

Cost: free


 Things to Watch for

Location: St. Peter’s Lions Marina, Throughout the Village



Henna Tattoos


Face Painting


Tarot Reader (14 & up)

 Local Buskers



Meet Our Mascots

Our 2 new Pirate Days Mascots will be revealed during opening ceremonies along with the winning names! 



All you land lubbers can enjoy the beautiful setting of the Marina as you dine on site at one of our 4 confirmed food trucks. 4 different style foods to satisfy everyone’s appetite.

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