Bill Johnston’s PIRATE DAYS – Alexandria Bay, NY
Arrrgh you ready for 10 days of pirate fun and events!? August 12th - 21st, 2016, the Alexandria Bay celebrates the annual Bill Johnston's Pirate Days. "Bill Johnston was a renegade after the Patriots War, who blew up the British steamer, Sir Robert Peel, hid among the 1000 Islands, and was hunted by both U.S. and Canadian authorities." visitalexbay.org The entire town is STRONGLY encouraged to dress as a pirate. Those seen out of costume are likely to be captured! A band of sword fighting pirates can be seen on all 10 of the days and each day is filled with, cannon and musket fire, pirate invasion with tall battle ships, pirate crafts, pirate skits, and pirate story time! All wrapped up by the Bill Johnston's Pirate Days Grande Parade.
- KC Smith