Ahoy, me hearties!

Welcome to the mesmerizing world of the Salty Dogs Pirate Festival, a grand spectacle that transports you back to the golden age of swashbuckling adventures. Nestled along the sun-kissed shores of Goderich, this vibrant gathering captivates all who set foot upon its sandy terrain. Immerse yourself in a kaleidoscope of color as flamboyant pirates, bedecked in eye-patches, billowing shirts, and tricorn hats, roam the bustling streets.

The air is alive with the aroma of exotic foods, the sounds of lively sea shanties, and the sight of exhilarating sword fights. Treasure hunts entice the brave, while pirate-themed games and activities entertain the young and old alike. 

 The Salty Dogs Pirate Festival, a testament to the enduring allure of the high seas, is a celebration of freedom, adventure, and the untamed spirit that resides within us all.


*** Please Bring your Lawn Chairs ***

Previous Acts

Inspired by songs of love, folly, roguery, and murder--not necessarily in that order.

Black Murray

Playing Finnish and Lithuanian music on traditional instruments. (Sat. Only)


Pirate band 'n entertainers, specializin' in Sea Shanties 'n Irish Folk Music!

Captain Finn and the Salty Sea Dogs

A comedic duo who specialize in the retelling of classics, using the audience.

Men in Tights

Playing a mixture of traditional and contemporary music, especially Celtic.


Performing aerial silks, focusing on exciting high energy drops and dynamic movements.

Starlight Aerial

Meet a colourful cast.

Pirate Encampment

Practice your battle-cry!

Viking Encampment

Find buried treasures for yourself.

Unique Vendors

2023 Schedule

Upcoming Show

Salty Dogs Pirate Fest

Details Coming soon

Lions Harbour Park
168 West St,
Goderich, ON
N7A 2K9



See you in 2025!

Plans are to run the festival again in 2025, stay tuned at faires.ca

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