Ahoy Mateys! All hands on deck for the Rockaway Beach Pirate Festival. Pirate festivals have grown in popularity in recent years, and the Rockaway Beach Pirate Festival and Treasure Hunt is no exception. People come from miles around donning their best pirate apparel. This Tillamook County tradition is exceptional fun for the whole family and takes place during the month of June.
Held in the heart of Rockaway Beach
Rockaway Beach Wayside is on the edge of the Pacific Ocean. The Rockaway Beach Pirate Festival is presented by the Rockaway Beach Chamber of Commerce and includes an exciting treasure hunt for adults with wonderful prizes, and an entertaining scavenger hunt for kids in downtown Rockaway Beach. The entertainment at the event is sure to please those of all ages and includes: pirate music, roving pirates, themed food and drink, festival carnival rides, a number of street vendors, and swashbuckling sword fighting. There are also cannon firings and black powder demonstrations each day, with musket loading methods dating back to the 1800s.
The event concludes on a Saturday night with an amazing display of fire dancing.
Don’t get burned, come to the Rockaway Beach Pirate Festival; one of the hidden treasures of Tillamook County. And check out some of the other Rockaway Beach summer events, for even more fun!