The Great Pirate Party in The Core downtown Jacksonville
WHEN: Friday, July 9, 2010 from 9 p.m. – close
WHAT: Ahoy, scoundrels, scallywags and fair maidens! The night of The Great Pirate Party is near, when pirates and pirate fans will revel in the bars and clubs of Downtown to benefit the St. Johns Riverkeeper. Money raised throughout the evening will help St. Johns Riverkeeper fight the green monster!
Keep the heat at bay with some fine rum or the landlubber drink of choice. With eight great bars in The Core, Downtown will be filled with wonders to amuse and entertain at each port of call. Plunder special drink menus, watch scenes from pirate movie classics and be entertained with plenty o’ pirate-people watching throughout the night. Thar be costume contests for sure and treasure enough for all. Brush up on your favorite shanty, don your best eye-patch, bandana and boots and join in the fun! Look for the pirate flags to call you home.
More details to come via The Core Jax on Facebook and Twitter.
WHERE: The Core, Downtown Jacksonville
The Core is comprised of the main arteries of Downtown where nightlife entrepreneurs are creating a new vibe in the epicenter of Jacksonville. From Bay, Forsyth and Adams Streets to the Jacksonville Landing, the nightlife and entertainment scene is happening in The Core.
Participating Downtown ports of call:
- De Real Ting Cafe, 128 W. Adams St.
- Dive Bar, 331 E. Bay St.
- Dos Gatos, 123 E. Forsyth St.
- LIT Downtown, 11 Ocean St.
- Mark’s Downtown Club/Lounge, 315 E. Bay St.
- Maverick’s Rock N’ Honky Tonk, 2 Independent Dr.
- The Ivy Ultra Bar, 113 E. Bay St.
- The Twisted Martini, 2 Independent Dr.
PARKING: Parking meters are free after 6 p.m. Free parking is available in the courthouse parking lot off Bay Street. Find a downloadable map of parking options and bar locations posted online at downtownjacksonville.org and on Facebook at The Core Jax.
SHOP FOR PIRATE COSTUMES & ACCESSORIES: ThreeMusesClothing.com
SPECIAL RATES: Retreat to quarters Downtown at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront and Omni Jacksonville Hotel any Friday, May – August for only $79 (based on availability).