It’s Pirate Week in New Orleans

Ahoy! The NOLA Wenches are putting on a pirate-filled party this weekend. The events start tonight and are open to the public. And aye, ye can dress like a pirate (costume ideas).

image via the NOLA Wenches' Facebook page

image via the NOLA Wenches’ Facebook page

The schedule for this year’s Pirate Week AKA NOLA Wenches Annual Shore Leave Gathering is below.

And good advice from the group’s Facebook page:

ATTN ALL traveling pirates:

Due to heightened Airport security, be aware, CHECK your replica weaponry/guns when checking in….call your airport if not sure of new policies….must be In a case, with replica proof in most areas……be aware of changes due to yesterdays horrible Boston Attack.

Thursday April 18 2013:

Meet N Greet 7:00 Pm till? Bourbon OrleansLounge, corner of Bourbon & Orleans. A night to re-aquaint friendships & make new ones! Please introduce yourselves to the new faces & make them feel welcome!  featuring Pirate trivia with buccaneer Rick & The Irish Tortuga. We will have the weekend schedule & all info available with some fun activities & surprises. **Not a charged event, All are welcome, bring a friend!

Friday April 19 2013

 7:30-10:00 PM – Dinner w/ the Krewe at Galvez, 914 S. Peters Street: $ 37.00 Per person…NO refunds once booked!  All inclusive/salad/entree..choice from two)/dessert/tax/tip & online processing fee. We will have a small presentation from the New Orleans Maritime Foundation after dinner.  SOLD OUT**Charged event***

After dinner we will be heading to Tropical isle Bourbon for bead tossing & fun at the Top Of The Trop, Home of Bourbons most powerful & famous drink & balcony! Throws will be donated by The Nola Wenches.**Not a charged event, all are welcome**

Saturday April 20 2013 

2:00 PM:  Afternoon Historic Steamboat Natchez cruise with the pirates: We had so much fun last year, we hope to do it again! Your Helm has secured that wonderful discount rate & we will be sailing as a group saturday at 2:00 pm cruise. You must pre-book your OWN reservations & payment through our special link only. Rate per person is $13.75 Arrive at 1:30 to pick up your boarding passes to sail at 2. BOOK YOUR CRUISE HERE!!   ****FULL dress is encouraged, weapons welcome, but you MUST Peace tie them down! There will be children & landlubbers about!*****Charged event***

The Natchez group will also be offering  to the Pirates, discounted rates on all cruises, ghost & cocktail tours through our dates at our special link ONLY! Enjoy!

 4:00 pm we will break at Turtle bay Decatur Location 1119 Decatur for the Silent Auction & to enjoy some good food & drink, full menue available, from crawfish to burgers, steak & pizza. All la carte.

4:30-7:30: The nola wenches will be hosting a silent auction to raise proceeds for future shore leave events..all proceeds will go towards putting together more fun for you in the future! All donations for auction are posted here on site. Winning bids to be announced before the pub crawl commences that evening. Payment is CASH Only Please! **Not a charged event, all are welcome**

8:00 pm will bring us to our infamous & fun Pub Crawl through the 300 year old gas lit streets of the French Quarter. We will roll promptly from Turtle bay Decatur at 8:00 pm, route Info will be posted here when finalized. Cost will be $5.00 per person, with all proceeds to go !future shore leaves. This will however get you discounts & surprises at all our stops & locations! you may crawl with us without the fee, but will not recieve the specials.**small fee..or not**

Group 1: TB to Lafitte’s to Boondock to MRB to Harry’s to Molly’s to Bourbon O Group 2: TB to Harry’s to Molly’s to MRB to Boondock to Lafitte’s to Bourbon O

Sunday April 22 2013

11-1 pm  Bloody Mary’s at Indulge Island Grillat 845 carondelet, a quick street car ride away from the Quarter or uptown. Featuring $1.00 off any drinks, $ 4.00 make your own bloodys & mimosas & FREE Swimming Pool use all weekend  for dressed pirates! Full bar, specialty menu & fitness center available.** Not a charged event***

1:00 pm till-? FULL DRESSED (there may be some filming going on around us, so dress to impress)  Crawfish boil available at Turtle Bay 1119 decatur……a lazy day with the Pirates!** Not a charged event…all welcome, food & drink ala carte, as in NOT paid by us**

Read more about the event here.

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