Pirate Invasion of Long Beach Also Featuring Mermaid Festival July1-2, 2017 Shoreline Aquatic Park Shoreline Village
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Pirate Invasion of Long Beach / Mermaid Festival

July 1-2, 2017

"New Awesome Location"

Shoreline Aquatic Park

100's of costumed Pirates and 3 Pirate ships will descend on the Shoreline Park for 2 days of all things Pirate. Sword fights, cannon and musket battles, a treasure hunt, adult and children's costume contest, an interactive kid's zone, arts and craft vendors, live and dj entertainment on our stages, food and grog, a living history encampment, a live production of "Treasure Island", and this year we've added Mertropolis an area where 50 mermaids will reside, have a Mermaid themed village . This event has grown leaps and bounds and this Year we expect crowds of up to 10,000 guests over the 2 days.


July 1st - 2nd, 2017


Saturday 10:00 am - 9:00 p.m.

Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 p.m.



Admission is FREE - Food, Beverage and Merchandise for sale



Purchase Tickets Online Here


Avast me Matey’s the Pirates be comin’ to Shoreline Aquatic Park, so haul up your main sail and set course for Long Beach Saturday & Sunday July 1-2, 2017.  Join with the largest  Gathering of Pirates, scallywags, free booters, Privateers and buccaneers ever to come ashore. There be music, song, dance and live theatre and much more to entertain Pirates and visitors alike.  Shop for rare and unusual treasures at the pirate market, well stocked with booty from the 7 Seas.  Twice a day you be seeing the grandest battles this side of Tortuga, with cannon and musket blazing, pirates clashing with sword and pistol as they fight over treasure and wenches.  A visit to Alfredo’s pirate pub and a tankard of ale will calm your nerves before your visit to the pirate village with hundreds of costumed scallywags and wenches.
Event Highlights:
  • Walk the Plank Mermaid Shell Hunt - 12pm both days
  • Mermaids Grotto Storytelling - 1pm both days
  • Pirate Training - 3pm both days
  • Live Bands
  • Sword Fights & Pirate Battles
  • Pirates Battle
  • Pirate Ship Attacks
  • Kids' costume contest
  • Pirate Booty Arts & Crafts Booths
  • Belly & Fire Dancers
  • Shell Sensory Hunt
  • Fishing for Prizes
  • Bounce Houses
  • Authentic Pirate Encampments
  • Treasure hunt
  • Food, Grog and Rum
  • Feature Band: TBA



Special Thanks to Rene Gleason, Admiral Dagger of Dagger’s Seahawks and the Velvet Bedouin. The Encampments, the Pirate Village, the Battles, the Sword-fights, the Kid’s Treasure Hunt Coordinator for Pirate Invasion 2015

AND to Laura Jones of Tribal Fusion Belly Dance Troupe, 2 Hip Tribal, the Pirate Invasion’s Belly Dance Performer Coordinator.

Laura Jones - Belly Dancer



Shoreline Aquatic Park
3 Golden Shore
Long Beach, CA 90802

Event Sponsorship Opportunities


Retail Vendor Space Available

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Selling vendors are required to obtain a Special Events Vendor Permit from the
Business License Department for the event. The current fees are $50.37 PER DAY.

Link to the City of Long Beach Licensing Application Click Here. On that page see
heading "Special Events" at the bottom of that heading i s a link to the application...
"Special Events Vendor Application"

Food Vendors will need will need a "Temporary Food Facility Permit"
Click Here

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