After nearly 200 years, watch the return of Pirate Don Pedro Gilbert to the St. Lucie River as he leads the Pirate Boat Parade to invade Stuart! Pirate Don Pedro Gilbert is holding captive some the City’s VIPs , but luckily he will ransom them back to us with 100% of the proceeds to be donated to local charities! Special guest celebrity buccaneers will be on hand to help collect the ransom!
Mariners – stage by Marker 19 by the 10 cent bridge at 11:30 a.m. Follow Don Pedro Gilbert’s Pirate Ship (can’t miss it!) to invade Stuart as the armada arrives downtown between 12-12:30 p.m.
$1000 reward for the best pirate boat/crew. $250 award for the best pirate/wench by land or sea. $200 bounty divyied up to the top three little pirates (12 and under!). Pirate judging will be held on the Riverwalk Stage around 2:15 p.m.