Emerald Coast

Billy Bowlegs Pirate Festival

  • When: Saturday, May 14, 2022 - All Day Event
  • Location: 139 SE Brooks Street, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
  • Cost: Free

It started out as a water skiing festival in 1953, and has turned into one of the nation’s longest-running and most popular pirate festivals. Sponsored by the Greater Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce and its annual sponsors, the Billy Bowlegs Pirate Festival always takes place on the first full weekend in June. People come by land, sea, and air to join in this family-friendly event.

Hoist the mainsail and prepare your travel plans to join us for the 66th Billy Bowlegs Pirate Festival - May 13th & 14th. And be sure to make it long weekend to also join Billy and his Krewe for the Torchlight parade on May 16th.


Plan Your Family Fun Weekend Today