Our Mission

To employ living history interpretation by re-enacting an actual historical
event that occured in August of 1747 between the town of Beaufort
and ships of Spanish Privateers. 

To highlight and accurately portray the rich history of the lifestyles of the
pirates, privateers, seaman, and villagers along the east coast during the 1700's. 

To educate through demonstration, period attire, dialect, cultural arts
and the use of tools, trades and weaponry of the era. 

To highlight our quaint historical seaside communtiy and encourage
tourism for the purpose of sustaining economic growth. 

To share the plunder with a local worthy charitable cause. 

General_Store      dockhouse_logo 

                  Kitty_Hawk_Kites                    brigadoon_logo_master

                           INLET INN           Beaufort-Inn         frontstreetvillage             

                   Cart_HealthCare_logo            IslandInnLogoorange_123x125       BlackSheep_2

                   Atlantis-lodge-logo        towboatUS_logo       CCSpeedway_logo_Vector_-_Copy_copy

              dudleys_marlin    Clawsons     Garrison_small                         
                       Quality_Inn_MHC_Logo_2015_sm     200_Logo_Beaufort   
                 Schultz_Steph_Carteret-Law-Header-300x81     Beaufort_Vet_Hosp

                MAYOR RICHARD STANLEY        VIC AND LORA FASOLINO        
                  MARIANNA HOLLINSHED           WILLIAM FUTCH, JR., MD


                       williams_logo                  austin_vetfooter-logo
                Harbor_Spec      Moores_Logo       logo_3

                      Scuttlebutt_small       Ace_Home_Center       WINE_BAR_LOGO

           fudge_factory1   subway_1   Vallentine-and-McFayden


          bft_harbor    headerLogo         Bradford-H-Piner-Header-Logo-1-e1398262939534

                 Palm_Suites        logoheader        Crab-Shack

                 liveoak   08-Hampton     carhomegarden  

            Muddy_River_logo_JPG     logow              5675_MulletLineTile

                logo_fcb       DEANS GAS COMPANY

        windtide         bfttrad            NewLogoNoTagline-2

          PecanTreeInn_Artwork_JPG-2        GOOSE CREEK MARINA 

                        Logo_Over_Lay      ParkerBuickLOGO

Captain Horatio Sinbad
The Meka II

The Wunnagehan - Beaufort 

Crowe Law Firm

Joyce Brendel

Goose Creek Growler Co.     Promise Land Market       

Camco      Salt Marsh Cottage 

Shore Decor    Seven Vines Vineyard  

Lynn Custer           Donna Nyzio

Thelma Re-Duz-It    Dr. & Mrs. Edward Watkins 

Seeking Doobloons

Yo, Ho, Heave Ho,
a Pirate's Life For Ye...

Your donation helps us bring talented professional actors and reenactors to Beaufort to portray an historical event. Help us to continue to be one of the best, most fun and entertaining FAMILY FRIENDLY and FREE pirate events on the East Coast. 

Beaufort Pirate Invasion has been a regular to events held in Beaufort for many years. From the early 1950's to now, this event has attracted pirate enthusiast, history buffs, families and children of all ages. Each year on the land side of the event the historical encampment, entertainment grows; as does the excitement surrounding the shenanigans, sea battles, and the rattle of cutlasses in a battle as pirates, militia and towns people fight to save the town. The event is actually scripted after an invasion in 1747.   

We rely on our communities, local businesses, groups and individuals to come aboard with donations that help make this event possible. Whether in-kind donations, monetary contributions, or sponsorships it helps us carry on this long standing historical tradition.

We have created several sponsorship packages, all offering advertising, social media presence and promotional opportunities. We invite you to review our donation and sponsorship options, and consider coming aboard to support the Beaufort Pirate Invasion.