Jean Lafitte, Madam Lafitte, Miss Contraband Days and their band of merry pirates parade through the festival grounds throughout the festival on their pirate ships. Black powder guns announce their arrival while tossing beads and doubloons. The floats stop midway through the parade for a street line dance with the festival queens.
Saturday, April 30th - 1:30PM & 8PM
Sunday, May 1st - 3:30PM
Thurday, May 5th - 7:30
Friday, May 6th - 7PM
Saturday, May 7th - 1PM & 7pm
Come catch a t-shirt thrown by pirates! They will be shot from t-shirt cannons at the landing, parades and some of the concerts. There are also cannonball stress balls.