BALTIMORE (AP) — Pirates will be roaming the streets of Fells Point in Baltimore this weekend.

Saturday is “Privateer Day,” an annual pirate-themed event with a mock sea battle and pirate-themed bands and music.

The day is sponsored by Fells Point Main Street and will also include ship tours and cruises.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

Comments (8)
  1. sheriff willie says:

    Bunch of drunks wandering the streets of Fells point every weekend thinking they’re Pirates when instead all they are , are twenty something yuppie s$$t heads frustrated by spending all week in a 4×4 cubicle texting & playing video games.

  2. Ramarro L. Smith says:

    Now Baltimore makes an attempt to COPY Tampa, Fla,’s Gasparillia Day

  3. Petula says:

    Why in the world are pirates glorified? They were thugs, rapists and thieves. They victimized innocent people going about their business, just as the Somali pirates are doing, today. What’s there to celebrate? In 100 years, will we have Nazi Day festivals on the streets of Baltimore? Or, Idi Amin. Maybe it’s time to have our children dress like him.

    1. Eric says:

      But its okay to glorify the mafia!

  4. Bonnie says:

    They dress up like pirates and say ARRR. Nothing wrong with that.
    No rapist, no thieves, just regular people having fun.

    1. sheriff willie says:

      Bonnie, Young white girls are getting date raped all the time in Fells point but are too embarrassed to report it. Don’t be so naive or ignorant.

  5. yagyasini dasi says:

    While baltimore is taking a day to glorify the pirates ,in some parts of the world sea men are losing their livelihood and lives by being attacked by the pirates .I really don’t see any fun or have any enthusiam to take part in such a celebration .tell me of how we can rid these pirates from our seas then I’ll be all ears .

  6. FSM! says:

    thats just bad PR.. Pirates are the chosen people…….The Flying Spagetti Monster says so…..Ramen

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