Pirate Fest Sails Into Reston Saturday

Pirate Fest Boat on Lake Fairfax/Courtesy FCPA

Lake Fairfax Park will take on the adventure of the high seas on Saturday at the annual Pirate Fest.

This event runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Fairfax County Park Authority says it will be a chance for “high adventure and to explore life at sea and in a port town.” Tickets are $10 online or at the gate, and an additional $2 per person for the Pirate Boat Tour (must purchase time-stamped tickets in advance or at the door).

Among the activities:

  • Talk with Moody Crewe about life on the high seas
  • Sea Chanteys and Pirate Ditties by Ship’s Company Chanteymen
  • Costume Contests for all ages
  • Treasure Hunt
  • Music by John DuranT
  • Kids’ Kove Featuring sailing, science and craft activities
  • Recycling Pirates Puppet Show

Kids are encouraged to wear pirate gear to win costume contest prizes in different categories. Pirate Fest will be held rain or shine.

Photo: Pirate Fest Boat on Lake Fairfax/Courtesy FCPA

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