GRAND HAVEN, Mich. - Swashbuckling family fun awaits attendees of the sixth annual Michigan Pirate Festival in West Michigan next month.
Loutit District Library and Harbor Island will be the port for this year's festival, which will be held in Grand Haven Aug. 6 through Aug. 12.
"Pirates through the Ages" will be this year's theme. Pirate re-enactors will entertain during this year's event that also will feature Viking, Roman, and Civil War pirates.
Children are encouraged to pick up a treasure map from the chest located at the library and search for treasure throughout downtown.
All library events and activities are free and open to the public. Admission for Saturday and Sunday at Harbor Island is $5 for adults and children under 13 are free.