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Little Pirates Parade

Posted on: Tuesday, July 17, 2018-5:13 PM


Thank you for your interest in the 2018 Little Pirates Parade hosted by First City Bank.  Children ages 0 and up are invited to enter the parade on May 19th from 9 am – 11 am. Come tour the Billy Bowlegs Pirate Float - the Blackhawk; William Augustus Bowles Pirate Museum; Bounce House and Slide; Games and Prizes; Popcorn; Music!

The actual parade will begin at 9:30 am with the age group 3 and under competing first;   then ages 4 and up.  To be eligible to participate, you must fulfill the following requirements on the day of the event:

  • All children must be in costume:  Billy Bowlegs pirate themed attire please. 
  • Preschoolers must be accompanied by an adult at all times during the parade. Adults do not need to be in costume.  
  • You may not use a motorized vehicle.  No metal swords or real weapons please. 
  • Homemade Pirate Floats are highly encouraged by decorating a stroller, wagon, tricycle or other but it is optional, not required. 

Captain Billy Bowlegs and his crew will be judging the costumes of each participant. Judging will take place after the final group has paraded past the judges.  There will be prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each age group and an overall Best of Show prize.  Winners and prizes will be announced at approximately 10:30 am.

Registration Form (pdf)

Please email the completed form to or fax to (850) 243-0236.  Registration begins May 1, 2017.

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