Event Category: Festivals
Pirates are gathering in downtown Washougal and bringing with them music, dancing and sword fights for a fun and festive event for the whole community.
The event features lively music and entertainment, food and craft vendors, children’s games and activities, beer garden, costume contests and more!
The event kicks off at 1 p.m. with food and craft vendors and children and pet activities. Children activities will include games, coloring and painting with The Paint Rollers. Leashed pets are welcome. Pet activities finish at 4:00 p.m. and include an agility demonstration and course and a K9 unit demonstration.
The beer garden, operated by WBA, will open at 2:00 p.m. and will feature local breweries. The 21-year and older area will be open until 9 p.m. Food vendors feature Washougal restaurants Alex Smokehouse, Smeads Pub and Peggy’s Place.
The evening concert begins at 4:25 p.m. with the musical mayhem of the Bilge Rats & Pyrettes from Portland. Their second set will begin at 6:20 p.m. Additional entertainment will be provided by Circus Luminescence including a vaudeville circus show, a glow in the dark finale and more.
Event goers are encouraged to come enjoy the day in their best pirate attire. The children and pet costume contests will be at 3 p.m. and the adults will be judged at 6 p.m.
Pirates in the Park – Event Schedule
(Times subject to change)
1:00 Festival Opens
1:00-4:00PM Dog Activities, Ball and Water Pools / Dog Agility Course (1:00-3:00PM) / High Expectations Dog Training Agility Demo (1:30PM) /Kids Activities, Paint Rollers, Coloring, Games, Sensory Activities by Nicki Mann
2:00PM Beer Garden Opens / K-9 Demonstration
2:30-3:00PM Dance Lesson – Daniel Martinez, Dancing with Danny
3:00PM Pet Pirate Costume Contest / Kids Pirate Costume Contest
3:45-5:45PM Ambient acts in the park: stilt walking, juggling, hula hooping, contortion/hand balancing
4:00-4:20PM Sword Combat Demonstration – Blade Fit Academy / Adult games start including corn hole, giant Jenga and canon ball toss
4:25-5:35PM MAIN EVENT – Bilge Rats & Pyrettes – first set (starts off with a bang!)
5:40-6:00PM Circus Luminescence – Act 1: Vaudeville Circus Show featuring contortionist/hand balancing, juggling, and a crazy combination trick
Event details will be updated as they change.
Fees: Suggested $5 donation