AUGUST 12 & 13
Palmyra’s Pirates of the Erie Canal invade the Village and
Port of Palmyra, New York during the 10th annual Palmyra
Pirate Weekend, August 12 and 13, 2016, bearing a boatload
of family-friendly fun for all ages. Bed racing, 5K race,
Pirate Kazoo Band Parade, children’s treasure hunt, canal
trail tours, Historic Palmyra pirate tales and museum tours
are just a few of the exciting events featured in this
year’s celebration of Palmyra’s canal connection.
‘N the Village Bed Race Regatta returns, streaking straight
through the heart of the historic Main Street business
district. Five-person pirate crews will compete
head-to-head against other speedy scallywags and scoundrels
for a cash prize and other awards. Race applications,
information, and complete racing bed specifications will be
Kazoo Band and Parade also returns to the streets
immediately preceding all of the bed race action. An
official engraved Pirates of the Erie Canal Kazoo with
lanyard, available for purchase on Friday, August 12, during
the annual Palmyra Pirate Weekend kick-off event, a free
outdoor screening of the modern classic pirate adventure
The Goonies, is your ticket to join the fun.
Roger 5K run/jog/walk also returns on its certified 5K Erie
Canal course. This event raises funds for Pal-Mac High
School’s award winning Select Choir, who will be embarking
on a Greece tour in Spring 2016.
Did you know?
Roadtrips for Families Blog picked
Palmyra Pirate Weekend one of four Best Pirate
Festivals for Families!