Pirates Invade Mystic — Taking Tourist Gold

Story by Greyson DelGrosso and Ava Schrage

Photo by Joanna Ark
A pirate macaw gazing upon the community.

October 4th – 6th there will be an imminent threat of Pirates in Downtown Mystic. The ships will make landfall at noon on Saturday and Sunday. A raffle will also be available to enter, with tickets available at a multitude of locations. The grand prize of the raffle is a Barbados Resort accommodation for two, 7-10 nights, most expenses paid.

The event is perfect for the whole family, with businesses peddling goods for the public.

Friday October 4th – 6:30pm – Movie night in the Mystic River Park – Sponsored by Stonington Human Services – Movie TBD

Saturday October 5th – 3pm to 6pm – Pub Crawl – Participating Bars TBD

Sunday October 6th – Treasure hunt through Downtown Mystic stores starts at 10am – 2pm

11am – Performances in the Mystic River Park – TBD

12 Noon – The Invasion

1pm – Pirates take “hostages”

2pm – Militia restores order

2:30pm – Costume contest in the park