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6th Sometimes-Annual
Iowa-Minnesota Pirate Festival
September 11-12, 2021 in PM Park, Clear Lake IA.
#Safe4Kids & Fun4Grownups

Where & When

PM Park
15297 Raney Dr
Clear Lake, IA 50428

Sept. 11-12, 2021
11am – 6pm

  • Captains (grown-up) – $12
  • First Mates (age 8-14) – $5
  • Cabin Tots (7 and under) – Free
  • X-tra Day – $3

What & Why

A weekend of family-friendly piratey fun with entertainment, food and shopping. Because pirates.

Costumes welcome (and encouraged, for more fun)! Plus, there will be costume contests! So, there’s that…

Sorry, no pets allowed per PM Park rules.

A two-day family-fun experience that is safe for kids and fun for grownups! We may be pirates, but we promise to be mindin’ our manners this weekend. We strive to keep every act kid-friendly with no parental guidance warnings needed at this event!

Explore a village marketplace full of unique merchants. Be entertained by performers from around the land. Have a bite to eat or quench your thirst in our food court. Meet and interact with colorful characters from parts unknown. It’s the most unique live entertainment shopping food experience around.

Sorry, no pets allowed per PM Park rules.

Unrelated update: Did you hear? The Des Moines Renaissance Faire is moving to Adventureland Resort for 2022!

Where To Stay

Please consider supporting our lodging sponsor:

Super8 by Wyndham Clear Lake
2809 4th Avenue South
Clear Lake, IA 50428
(641) 357-7521

Best Western Holiday Lodge
2023 7th Avenue North
Clear Lake, IA 50428
(800) 528-1234


Costume Policy: Yes, please! Just keep it family friendly. There will be kids around. (That includes you, cosplayer who plans to come as a sexy Star Trek ensign.)

Outside Food & Drink Policy: Beyond special needs, please don’t. Our food and drink merchants need to make gas money so they can sail back home Sunday night. We reserve the right to confiscate and drink any rum you attempt to sneak in.

Pet Policy: No pets allowed at PM Park, sorry.

Weaponry Policy: Swords and other weaponry must be peace tied. Cannons must remain unloaded and will be inspected at the front gate.

Festival History

  • 2012 – August 10-12 in PM Park, Clear Lake, IA.
  • 2013 – August 9-11 in PM Park, Clear Lake, IA.
  • 2014 – August 9-10 in PM Park, Clear Lake, IA.
  • 2017 – August 12-13 in Morehouse Park, Owatonna, MN. (Co-produced with David “Snake” Lorton)
  • 2018 – August 11-12 in Morehouse Park, Owatonna, MN. (Produced by David “Snake” Lorton)
  • 2021 – September 11-12 in PM Park, Clear Lake, IA.

See Also

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