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Come to Ocracoke Island for a Pirate Halloween! The Ocracoke Pirate Jamboree is an annual, multiple-day event. It is a family-friendly, Pirate Encampment on Ocracoke Island. Visitors will learn what it was like to live in a bustling pirate community in the historically-accurate pirate encampment. Enjoy a reenactment of the infamous Blackbeard the Pirate’s last battle off the coast of Ocracoke Island. Participants are encouraged to dress in their best pirate gear and partake in a wide range of pirate activities and demonstrations, including a Scallywag School just for kids. Participants will also enjoy Strolling Minstrels, Sword Fights, Black Powder Demonstrations, Beer Gardens (21 years and up), a Pirate Bazaar, and plenty of other pirate activities. Awards will be presented to: children aged 0-12 can for Best Pirate/Colonial girl or boy; to adults for the most authentic pirate and colonial citizen; to the best Blackbeard the Pirate; and to families for the best pirate family. This event combines history with pirate-themed fun. An ideal event for pirate lovers of all ages, this annual festival is one of the most beloved weekends on Ocracoke Island. Admission is $10 for Jamboree attendees ages 13 yrs and up.