Schedules will be posted and available at the entrance
Tom Mason and the
Pirate Music from Nashville
Meet a wild band of Nashville musicians who dress like pirates and play a rollicking mix of piratical sing-alongs, rousing historical rave-ups, afro-cuban tinged ballads, Cajun sea shanties, and bluesy Irish jigs.
Pirate Recruiting Show
It's time to strut your stuff!
Pirate captains are looking for new recruits!
Get up on stage, sing, dance, tell a joke, etc.
to join the pirate crewe.
Hailing from various ports of call in East Tennessee, the Crossjacks deliver a pirate's booty chest full of sea shanties and festival favorites. They are popular performers throughout the mid-South, and their self-titled debut album was released in July 2020. The Crossjacks are Mark Dudek (vocals/guitar), Dawn Cunningham (violin) and Reagan De Busk (flute/bodhran/mandolin).
Have a great pirate costume? Enter the costume contest and win a prize! Contestants are grouped by age. Winners are based on audience applause.
The Flaming Ginger
Circus Style Trick Show
May 22-23 Only
The Flaming Ginger brings the laughs. A high energy, fire danger comedy show that's sure to entertain the whole family. From juggling torches to a 7ft unicycle and jokes along the way, The Flaming Ginger is someone you and your crew will want to see.
Place your loved ones--or yourself--in the stocks!
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Punch and Judy Show
Professor Brent DeWitt entertains children of all ages with his classic puppet show.
Test your skill with this classic strategy game. King stands 25" tall.
Comedy Stunt Show
Pirates are playing croquet until the British invade! Then the rules change to include Kombat if someone cheats. Who can resist an excuse for a little... ah.... violence. Cheer on your favorite characters.
Middle Easter Dance
May 29-30-31 Only
Misfit Gypsies share their love of Middle Eastern (fusion) dance across the region.
PanEZZ Steel Drum
Feel transported to the Caribbean with Esmond Edwards of PanEZ Steel Drum! From island of Antigua, Esmond came to Knoxville for the 1982 World's Fair and stayed. He has performed in many states and even in Okinawah, Japan!
Interactive Puppet Theatre
From the mind and desk of Lady Pæn, Pæn In Hand Studios presents mini-musicals, interactive theatrics, edu-tainment, and handmade puppets!
Black Mash Hollow
Celtic & Americana Music
Share a passion for Celtic and Appalachian music with George and Dianne. Feel transported as they play guitar, mandolins, banjo, and fiddle for you. firstname.lastname@example.org
Trail of Doom! (PG)
Free Guided Tour
Slightly spooky guided walking tour in the woods (10-15 min). Interact with the characters on the trail. Are they alive or in between worlds? Or have they met their doom only to relive it again and again?
Want to be a pirate? Aye? Come learn how to sing, speak, and talk like a pirate! ARRR!
Captain Jean Lafitte has enlisted his friends and foes to take stage and entertain his guests--especially YOU!
Join in the fun by competing in a variety of pirate sports!
Dragon Story Time
Come and spend some time with your favorite Ice Cream Dragon. Learn the Dragon Dance. A fun time for the young and young at heart.
Starting at the gazebo, join the costumed characters as they chant, cheer, wave, and beat on drums, as they walk of a half loop around the site.
Bean bag toss or "corn hole" from different distances. Fun for all ages!
Ready to escape to the Caribbean or at least sound like it? Try the Panyard Jumbie Jam and play your favorite tune.
Love the beach? Feel transported to the Caribbean with beach volleyball.
Want to get up and dance?
Learn something new and meet perfect strangers, who can become friends.
Shut the Box
Come play our giant-sized Shut the Box game
in the Pig and Whistle Pub.
3 tries for $1
Try your skill at 3 different Games:
Slay the Dragon (bean bag catapult)
Storm the Castle (wrecking ball)
Skittles (table bowling)
Interact with pirates, British red coats, townspeople, New Orleans socialites, and Trail of Doom supernaturals as they welcome and entertain you at Barataria Bay, Louisiana, 1814.
Einstein Simplified performing as
Blackbeard Simplified - Pending
These beloved captains of comedy have been entertaining greater Knoxville since 1994. Join them as they take suggestions from the audience and make everything up on the spot for your entertainment!