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July 20, 21, 22 - Smith Mountain Lake Pirate Days




Hear ye, hear ye! We hereby declare the weekend o’ Jul-aye 20th to 22nd to be Smith Mountain Lake Pirate Days. All scallywags are encouraged to participate whether ye be a resident, business, or visitor. Gather yer first mates and join us scallywags for a weekend full o’ fun and pirate escapades! Tharr be treasure huntin’ and special pirate events happenin’ all weekend long. Get yer spyglass out and take a gander at all o’ the events fer ye and yer families to participate in. Ahoy mateys, can’t wait to see you there!

ARR! Check back 'ere for a list o' events that will be goin' on that weekend!


Capt. Party Pirate ship    There will be a controlled battle at Jake's Place on Saturday at Noon between Bay Rock's Revenge and Captain Party until 2pm. At 4pm come to Halesford Bridge/Bridgewater Plaza to see us board the Virginia Dare! On the way back up the lake we will stop at any and all marinas and docks possible.
Pirate Days at Smith Mountain Lake is an entertaining weekend filled with activities & events for all to enjoy.  To ensure a safe and fun time, the use of high pressure water hoses aimed at participants/viewers and water balloons filled with dye additives are discouraged.  To help prevent possible incidents, operators of jet-skis are encouraged to keep a safe distance from large vessels involved in ‘Pirate’ battles. Scheduled and impromptu Pirate Ship battles will be occurring all around the lake during Pirate Days at Smith Mountain Lake weekend.  Viewers are encouraged to enjoy the festivities from a safe distance but requested not to engage in the battles as it could present safety issues. Have fun and be safe!
Jakes Place
Thursday - Pirate Trivia in the bar.
Friday - Steal-A-Pint and Pirate costume contest in the bar.
Saturday - Noon - 2:00pm. There will be a Pirate Ship Battle between Bay Rock Revenge and Captain Party in the Cove at Jake's Place.  "Walk the Plank" for the Wee Pirates from 1-2pm. Live DJ will be "on deck"!
Sunday - "Booze Cruise" and Treasure Hunt. Reservations are required. Please contact Jake's Place directly for your reservations!

Virginia Dare Cruises & Marina
Saturday and Sunday. Pirate Themed Cruise for the "Battle at Halesford Bridge", 3:30pm to 5:30pm where a Pirate Ship is to attack with Water Guns, Cannons etc. Reservations are required!
"Why Knot Boat" With Us 
Saturday - $15 per head rides to be involved in the water fights. Water balloons will be provided. The rides will be 30 minutes.  12 people at a time. Will not leave for the fights until there are 6 people on both boats.
Also, shuttle to the outdoor concert at Crazy Horse Marina, for $25 a head, will pick up from Jakes Place, Bridgewater, and Portside, max 12 people. 
Themed Cruise for the "Battle at Halesford Bridge", 3:30pm to 5:30pm where a Pirate Ship is to attack with Water Guns, Cannons etc. Reservations are required!

Bridgewater Plaza, Route 122, Halesford Bridge

Saturday just got bigger! We have live Pirates, pirate ships and Pirate Battles all day at Bridgewater Plaza. Vendors all day at Bridgewater Plaza. Face Painting for the kids and kids at heart from 12pm-4pm at Bridgewater Plaza. Also, a real live mermaid will be at Bridgewater Plaza between the hours of 10 and 11am, in and out of the water, along the docks!

Bridgewater Marina , Friday, Saturday, Sunday stop in and get your Pirate Booty.

Fun-n-Games, Saturday - giving out Pirate Hats(while supplies last).

Bridgewater Sportswear, Saturday - giving out Pirate Masks(while supplies last).

Gifts Ahoy, Saturday - giving out Pirate Loot(while supplies last). Local author Kristy K. Kraft will be on the walkway outside Gifts Ahoy from 11 am to 5 pm with her book True Treasure.  This adventure-at-sea children's story includes a Christian theme.  Hardcover $18, Paperback $12, treasure coins included!    

Mango's Bar & Grill - Friday, Pirate Ball, 8pm - (21 & over) Costume Contest at Mango's. Put on your best pirate gear and enjoy the best grogs, ales and lagers by Heavy Seas Beer and Live Music by Lynchburg band FUNKY BONE!!!!! The Mystical Pirates of Kazim will be Sponsors! If you wanna see how a real Pirate parties, come check them out at the Ball! Also, a photo booth by Creative Entertainment will be set up from 7-11pm to take pictures of all of your pirate costumes.
Saturday, Wear your best Pirate gear and celebrate Pirate Weekend with our staff at Mango's. Stop by Mango's for lunch served by a Pirate.

Pizza Pub- Saturday - There be a Treasure Chest full of Pirate goodies and coloring books for the kids all day long.

Lake & Land Realty - will be giving away candy and Pirate booty.

Bridgewater Bay - Residents and friends will be defending their shoreline from 3:00 to 5:00 pm against Captain Party and any other scalawags that dare to enter our territory

SML Visitor Center - Treasure Chest of Pirate booty for everyone!

Glazed Bisque-It at Smith Mountain Lake - 1/2 off studio fees for anyone who comes in wearing a pirate costume.  $3 for kids and $4 for adults. Also, we will have pirates and treasure boxes among our pottery items!

Westlake Bojangles - will be handing out Pirate toys to the kids who visits us.

Crazy Horse Marina, 400 Crazy Horse Road, Moneta, Virginia, Marker B-10A.
Thursday, The first act of "Piracy" for Pirate Days will be an attack on Crazy Horse Marina around lunch The She-Doos. What is a SHE-DOO you ask? Lets just say 50+ LADIES on matching Sea-Doos.....
Saturday, there will be water battles with other boats from 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Starting at 6pm, there will be a live concert.
Sunday, more Pirate battles AND a Paddle Sports Poker Run.
Friday, $.50 Walk the Plank Wings, 4pm to 7pm
Saturday, Lost at Sea Crab Legs Buy 2#s of Crab Legs, GET ONE FREE 11am-1pm; Live music with Rick Rizzi, 2pm-6pm
Scallywag Shrimp 50¢ till they're gone; Live Music with The Porch Dogs, 2pm-6pm

Kids look in the Smith Mountain Eagle, for the "Pirate Days Coloring Contest". Enter for your chance to win great prizes. Judging will be July 23rd, 4p.m.

The General Store
Friday, Saturday - Come by The General Store on Scruggs Road on Friday and Saturday to see us. We will have goodies for the kids, goodies to taste and a pirate or two. Plus we have lots of unique gifts and Saturday we will have consultants from different companies.
Gills Creek Marina
We will be selling our Pirate Flags regularly $29.00 for $17.99.
Bedford Landings Bed & Breakfast
Saturday Look out for a Pirate Ship anchored State Park Discovery Center Dock. 

The pirate pontoon boat will be flying a pirate flag and have pirates and mates aboard with cool Smith Mountain Lake Scavenger Hunt maps and gold coins. 

This family friendly adventure is sponsored by Bedford Landings B&B. Troll near them and holler “Aaarg” and they will know what you want! 

The crew will be located between R-16 and R-18 across from R-17 near Turtle Island from 10am - and noon on Saturday, July 21

SML State Park
Saturday, - “Pirates on the Beach” will be at the dock next to our swim beach from 2:00-4:00 p.m. Stop by and have your picture taken with a pirate, and maybe get some pirate booty!
Grand Home Furnishings Outlet
Friday, Saturday, Sunday - Stop by Grand Home Furnishings Outlet and pick up some free pirate booty and candy. Plus, this weekend only we'll be giving away $50 Off coupons to everyone who stops by.  ALL outdoor furniture 40% off!
Velocity Care at Westlake

Friday, Saturday, Sunday - Staff will be dressed up in theme as well as giving pirate band-aids and stickers to our patients.

MemberOne FCU
Member One Federal Credit Union Westlake will be decorated and dressed in Pirate theme. Games and snacks for the kids.

Serving Peg Legs, Sea Water, Polly’s Crackers and Pirate Booty.  

Smith Mountain Lake Banks
B B & T - will have costume props for family fun pictures. Bring your cell phone.   We will also give out Pirate Bandannas and other great give-a-ways.   Get your Pirate on and join us.
Hometown Bank - 1)Treasure Maps – aka coloring pages 2) Loot Bags – aka goodie bags 3)Treasure Chests Drawings – aka door prizes 4) Pirate Grub – aka snacks 5) The Best Dressed Pirates Around – aka “the girls at THE BANK”.
Gates Flag and Banner Company - offering 20% off all of our Nautical Flags (including the Jolly Roger Flag).  Limited inventory, order ASAP. The coupon code for the discount is SUMMERFUN.  Visit our website
Huddleston Health and Wellness
Friday - Dressing like pirates in the clinic.
Pacabella Farm Alpacas & Boutique
When you’re done with all your heroic swashbuckling, stop over to see our new baby and two new breeding males!  Shop in our charming boutique - lots of cute alpaca products for kids/luxury clothing for adults. FREE!  Thurs, Fri, Sat 10:00-4:00 1799 Jubal Early Hwy, Wirtz, 540-890-8364

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