Held in Eastport, Maine - The Eastport Pirate Festival draws over 10,000 people to this incredible event that celebrates the regions thalassic heritage and gets everyone in town dressed up like a pirate for the entire weekend. There is non-stop entertainment, music and events. Over 95% of the Festival is free to participants. The Eastport Pirate Festival is looking for the best street performers on the planet. Selected Buskers are allowed to put out their "hat" and receive a stipend, promotion and performance time on the center stage.
"We are looking for all types of buskers from Rope Walkers to Acrobats, Sword Swallowers, Magicians, Clowns, Mimes, Fiddle Players and everything in between" says Pirate Festival founder John Miller. "Every year we take the 3-day event up a notch and the buskers will certainly be part of doing that this year.