Next Pirates Day is Sunday, June 11, 2017
Sunday, June 11th, 2017 - noon to 5 p.m. Aaargh! Ahoy Mateys! Join us for the next day of special treasures and pirates activities during Cap'n Kidd Treasure Hunt/Pirates Day on Sunday, June 11th, 2017, from noon to 5 p.m.....Aaargh!
The 13th Annual Cap'n Kidd Treasure Hunt Pirates Day will take place from noon to 5 p.m. - Rain or Shine. Look for the pirate flags flying at participating Pirate Stops downtown.
For over 300 years, people of all ages have searched for Captain Kidd's treasure. On Sunday, June 11th, 2017, join Captain Kidd and his crew as they sail into Milford Harbor, 'kidnap' Mayor Blake and "take over" downtown Milford. Come dressed as a pirate and be a part of Connecticut's best and largest scavenger hunt!
Visit the Milford Public Library throughout the week of 6/5 for pirate activities!
This event is presented by the Downtown Milford Business Association and annually sponsored by 7 Seas Restaurant. On Sunday, June 11th, Treasure hunt stops await visiting mateys - solve the clue that matches the stop, collect your booty and get your map stamped for a chance to win a treasure chest of prizes.
Special ongoing thanks to Milford Lisman Landing, Paige Miglio and Walter Micks for use of the 'Oz.'
No streets are closed off. There is curbside parking throughout downtown. If you arrive early enough, parking is plentiful behind the courthouse/Parsons Government Center. Behind the Library is often a good bet and many of the bank and church lots will be empty by noon.
Participants will pick a downtown treasure map and a booty bag at Lisman Landing or by the Gazebo on the Green; follow the clues listed on the map and fill up your booty bags with treasures galore at the participating Pirate Stops. Here's a clue...Only the places displaying Pirate Flags will have the booty you seek!
Be sure to stop by the Gazebo on the Green to listen to live, local bands, and take a gander for more crew members. Put on your best pirate garb and join Cap'n Kidd and his motley crew for fabulous pirate parade.
Annual Exclusive Restaurant Sponsor
7 Seas Restaurant & Pub
Treasure Hunt Stops: Get your free Treasure Map & Beads
at Lisman Landing starting at 11:30 a.m., then follow your own path to solve the clues, get your map stamped, and collect your booty
(Look for the Pirate Flags, mateys!)
Our 2016 Pirate Day Stops Were:
American Cancer Society/Relay for Life - by the Gazebo
AMF Milford Lanes - by the Gazebo
Arciuolo's Shoe Store - 74 Broad Street
Cafe Atlantique - 33 River Street
Cloud 9 Day Spa - 2 Broad Street
Dream Vacations - by the Gazebo
Duck Duck Goose - 43 River Street
First United Church of Christ - by the Gazebo
Frank Family Italian Ice & Dogs - by the Gazebo
Mary Taylor Memorial United Methodist Church - 168 S. Broad Street
Mathanasium - by the Gazebo
Milford Center for the Arts - 40 Railroad Avenue
Pediatric House Call Solutions - by the Gazebo
Rockin Jump Trumbull - by the Gazebo
Sweet Cupcasions - 107 River Street
Renewal by Andersen Window Replacement - by the Gazebo
Strong Fire Arms - by the Gazebo
The Canvas Patch - 5 River Street
Title Boxing Club - by the Gazebo
Trinity Solar - by the Gazebo
Typical Schedule of Pirates Day Events (subject to change)
SUNDAY, JUNE 11th, 2017 Noon to 5:00 PM
Cap'n Kidd Pirates Day Treasure Hunt
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Map Distribution Lisman Landing (can also be picked up at the Gazebo)
(after 1 pm pick up at Gazebo on the Green only)
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Tim Payson & Friends
12:00 PM Cap'n Kidd, Captain Jack, colorful pirates and pirate ship arrive at Harbor/Lisman Landing
12:15 PM Mayor Benjamin G. Blake greets crowd, kicks off event
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Map Distribution continues by the Gazebo on the Green
12:30 - 2:00 PM Pirate Rock Painting with Rock On Pirate Girls By the Gazebo on the Green
* Proceeds benefit the Get In Touch Foundation
1:00 PM Milford Volunteers Ancient Fife and Drum Corps - Park by Café Atlantique
1:30 - 2:00 PM Katie Gillick, musician/composer - Gazebo on the Green
2:30 - 3:00 PM Pirates Parade on the Green by the Gazebo - everyone invited to join in
2:00 – 3:00 PM The Elwoods (Classic Rock/Blues) Gazebo on the Green
2:30 - 3:30 PM Pirate-related Kiddie Activities by the Gazebo on the Green and story-time by Friends of the Milford Library
3:00 - 4:00 PM The Elwoods (Classic Rock/Blues) Gazebo on the Green
4:00 - 5:00 PM Drop off completed maps at the DMBA Exhibit by the Gazebo on the Green, for a chance to win a Treasure Chest of prizes (one adult winner & one child winner will be chosen); event closes promptly at 5:00 PM