Aarrr You Ready Mateys? 

The FIRST Buckeye Lake Pirate Festival for the Buckeye Lake region will be held on Saturday, May 18, 2024.   This family friendly festival will feature a Port Royal Pirate Trade Show and a Buckeye Lake Pirate Treasure Hunt by Land and Sea. There are plans for a full day of activities all around the lake including Special Event Tours for kayaks, golf carts, trucks and much more.   We welcome everyone – especially Pirates, Steampunk and Mermaids!

Port Royal Pirate Marketplace

Saturday May 18, 2024 11 am to 5 pm

Friday May 17 from 5-8:00 pm, Sneak peek at Port Royal for locals

Map To Port Royal

The Port Royal Pirate Marketplace is an outdoor event show with over 50 booths and two food trucks.  Free Family & children entertainment will be provided with a variety of events on the day of the festival. The Pirate Marketplace will be held at Port Royal: located at the Harbor Community Center located at 5312 Walnut Road in Buckeye Lake, Ohio.

Do You Want to be a vendor at Pirate Marketplace

Admission is FREE to PirateFest and open to the public!

Buckeye Lake Pirate
Treasure Hunt
~ by Land and Sea!

Saturday – May 18, 2024 11 am to 5 pm
(Treasure Hunt times may vary by location)
Treasure Maps available at Port Royal
(The Harbor Community Center)

More About the Treasure Hunt

We welcome everyone to our family-friendly event that celebrates not just Pirates, but Steampunk and Mermaids too! 

So bring your friends and family and enjoy the First Annual PirateFest at Buckeye Lake!




Prepare To Raise The Sails, Landlubbers!


The Northern Exposure Landship

“The Worlds Tallest ArrVee”

Will drop anchor at Port Royal

Media Sponsors

Pappy D’s Island House

Mill Dam Corner Grille

Papa Boo’s

Kool 101.7 FM WNKO Classic Hits

Edward Jones — Port Royal Mermaid Music Stage

Edward Jones-Lynn-Financial Advisor

Event Sponsor

Buckeye Lake Boater Training