Want to see SeaDog Nights move to a permanent event site? The proceeds from your tickets of course go to seeding our other events, making our event more awesome, but it also goes toward our goal of purchasing a permanent event site. We also accept donations to our land fund.
Pre-registration for 2017 is now OPEN! We apologize for the delay. Registration for our event includes camping, general parking (note that the front lot is paid parking only), and all activities of the event for the whole weekend! General Registration will be open until July 15th, 2017
SeaDog Nights and Gypsy Carnival is intended to be a weekend-long immersive camping event. This means that everyone is highly encouraged to wear pirate or gypsy garb for the duration of the weekend and set up an encampment. We require that all cars (also known as Dragons) be moved to the parking lot after you set up your camp, and that they be used minimally during the event unless you have a pre-approved Dragon Cover (meaning a costume for your car so we can’t tell it’s a car during the event). If you have a Dragon Cover that you want to get pre-approved, please contact us. We HIGHLY encourage period encampments that look like they belong in a real pirate or gypsy village!
This is intended to be a somewhat rustic camping situation, and there is very limited electricity. Electricity is reserved for food merchants, with some exceptions, please contact us to find out more information.
Toilets are port-a-potties, which we refer to as ‘Biffies.’ If you see a biffy that needs attendance during the event, please don’t be afraid to talk to someone with a black belt favor that says ‘Staff’ and we will try our best to be of assistance!
The water on site is potable, but does not taste good, we recommend you bring your own water / beverages.
Event Dates and Times: July 20-24, 2017
* Times for Arrival:
Early Merchant and Ship Arrival: Wednesday, July 19th from 12PM – 7PM
Pre-registration Entry: Thursday 10AM
General Entry: Thursday 2PM
This will be strictly enforced for the safety and enjoyment of everyone at the event including our hardworking volunteers. Encampments who choose not to follow this rule may lose choice of camp location for next year.
PLEASE NOTE: Our event is intended to be a weekend long camping experience. While you are welcome to come for the day we do not have a day pass price, and we highly encourage all attendees to dress in garb (costume) as to not break the immersive experience that our patrons enjoy. In other words, this makes us different from an event such as a renaissance faire. We welcome newcomers, especially those who take this to heart. If you don’t have anything to wear, we offer loaner costumes at the event entrance area for a small donation.
Note on Camping:
If you are not affiliated with a large encampment or ship, there are open camping areas available. Please check with gate staff when you check in to see where the available camping areas are on the map. Camping does not cost extra.
If you are affiliated with a large encampment or ship but don’t know where to find them, this information will also be available at the gate.
What to bring to gate with you:
Please bring your state issued ID card. This not only verifies your ticket purchase, but it verifies your age. Also, some private encampments may ask you to show your ID when entering their private party.
Please bring your confirmation from your ticket purchase. This can be printed out, or you may show us on your phone or tablet.
Note: If someone else bought your ticket, just let us know the name of the person who bought your ticket. Both your names will be on the list at gate, and we can look things up that way.
Have any more questions? Please read through our eventing guides and Frequently Asked Questions. If we don’t cover something in there that you need to know, please contact us.
$25 ($35 at gate) for ages 13 and up with $5 discount for veterans and active military with ID. (Contact us to ask for the military discount code) – CLICK HERE TO PRE-REGISTER
$5 for ages 7-12 – CLICK HERE TO PRE-REGISTER
FREE for ages 0-6 – CLICK HERE TO PRE-REGISTER
MERCHANT APPLICATIONS FOR 2017 ARE NOW CLOSED! If you’ve been given the payment password by the merchant coordinator, you may use the buttons below to pay for your booth space. Thank you everyone who applied!
IMPORTANT! ALL MERCHANTS MUST COMPLETE THE MERCHANT APPLICATION AND BE CONFIRMED WITH THE MERCHANT COORDINATOR BEFORE PAYMENT! (Additional crew members for booths can be paid for when General Pre-reg opens March 15th)
- 10×10 Booth (100sq ft – one gate admission) – $80: CLICK HERE FOR PAYMENT
- 10×20 or 20×10 (200sq ft – two gate admissions) – $110: CLICK HERE FOR PAYMENT
- 20×20 (400sq ft – three gate admissions) – $130: CLICK HERE FOR PAYMENT
- Larger than 20×20, contact us
- Wandering / Roving Merchant with one gate admission – $50: CLICK HERE FOR PAYMENT
- Merchants in Private Encampments (one gate admission) – $80: CLICK HERE FOR PAYMENT. *NOTE:* If Merchants wish to set up a permanent booth on a ship or encampment, they’ll be charged $80 for the purposes of registration, enjoying all privileges of other booths, with the exception of map placement, which is dependent upon where the Merchant sets up and if it’s an established/placed Ship or House. If not, we may not be able to place it on all Merchant Maps, but we will do all that’s possible.
ALL space and sizes for both booths and camping are dependent on SDN Staff approval, and may not be granted, if not available, or the number of such sizes have already been taken.
SEADOGS AND TORTUGA COMBO PACKAGES FOR MERCHANTS
NOTE! APPLICATIONS FOR SDN / TORTUGA COMBO ARE CURRENTLY CLOSED DUE TO OVERWHELMING INTEREST! THE LINKS BELOW ARE FOR THOSE CONFIRMED WHO STILL NEED TO PAY.
- 10X10 – $140 (1 FREE ADMISSION AT EACH EVENT, $20 savings for combo registrations): CLICK HERE FOR PAYMENT
- 20X10 OR 10X20 – $200 (2 FREE ADMISSIONS AT EACH EVENT, $20 savings for combo registrations): CLICK HERE FOR PAYMENT
- 20×20 – $240 (3 FREE ADMISSIONS AT EACH EVENT, $20 savings for combo registrations): CLICK HERE FOR PAYMENT
- Wandering/Roving Merchant – $90 (No set up in any permanent place) (1 FREE ADMISSION, $10 savings): CLICK HERE FOR PAYMENT
- Merchants in Private Encampments – $140 (1 FREE ADMISSION, $20 savings): CLICK HERE FOR PAYMENT.
LARGER BOOTH SIZES ARE NOT AVAILABLE FOR TORTUGA. Because of space constraints at Tortuga, we cannot have booths larger than 20×20 there. If you have a larger booth at Sea Dogs and would like to vend at Tortuga with a smaller booth, the price will be the same, however, you’ll still get 4 Free Admissions at Tortuga.
Camping sizes beyond 20 feet BEHIND Booths, ordered for Sea Dogs, will also have to adjusted down for Tortuga. But because you’re only paying for the EXTRA space at Sea Dogs, you’re still getting a discount for both events.
For those Merchants doing both events, and who need DIFFERENT sizes for the two events, we will work individually with our Merchants to arrange your needs for both events.
VIP Pre-registration closes June 27th!
VIP Packages Include:
*A SeaDogs swag pack with a t-shirt (we will contact you for your size), and a grab bag with some surprises
*Pre-registration for one adult
*A drinking vessel
* 100 Dogpounds
*Admission to a special VIP party!
*A Parking Spot in the front lot – unless you select the option with no parking spot
Reserved Parking Spot:
Get a parking spot in the front lot, no need to park in the overflow lot 🙂
Reserved Parking Spots are $15. First come first serve and spaces are limited! Reserved Parking will be the Front Lot of the event.
If you are a member of a large encampment or ship – you are eligible for a discount for your crew members. To be eligible for this discount we ask that you do the following:
For Large Encampments:
Large Encampments are 15 or more people in one encampment. Please contact our land steward (Jarl Dickbeard) to purchase your land grant and to determine your space. The land steward will contact the logistics director (Scarlett Rose) to let her know that you’ve been given Large Encampment status, and she will send you a registration link with which you may purchase your discounted entries for your group. We ask that you also read through this document to view the guidelines for how land grants and space reservation work in the SeaDog Nation.
Ships require a mast, a picture of your ship, and contact information for the captain and first officer (or quartermaster) to be considered for placement on the dock. Before pre-registering, please contact our harbor master (Captain Angus Crabgrass MacPhearson). If you have a group of 12 or more, you may pre-register with the large encampment / ship link which you can get from the logistics director by contacting us. PLEASE NOTE: The dock has limited space! Your placement on the dock is not guaranteed. Please contact the harbor master as soon as possible to ensure you have a space.
Large Encampment Pre-registration is open! Use the password given to you by the land steward or Harbor Master when you are ready to pay – CLICK HERE Receive a $5 discount off of General Admission Prices. *Must be pre-registered to get the discount!
We truly appreciate our charter / service ships. These folks represent a large portion of our volunteers, and without volunteers our event doesn’t happen! Charter ship members not only get compensated for their volunteer hours in DogPounds (our nations currency – see our event guide for more details) but they receive a significant discount for general entry.
Charter encampments and ships may pre-register their members for a $10 entry fee in exchange for volunteering 4 hours of time per person. Once you have completed your charter hours, you have the opportunity for further volunteering to earn dog pounds. To qualify your group must consist of 12 or more persons, and you must fill out the google form application and accept the agreement. The applications will be reviewed and once a decision is made we will notify you immediately. The members of each charter who receive a discount must be listed in the service agreement. An example of how the charter will work: Group A has 20 people. 20 people @ 4 hours a person = 80 hours contracted.6 people from Group A work 80 hours and 3 people from Group A work another 12 hours. This brings the total hours to 92. The excess of 12 hours will be compensated in the form of Dog Pounds to the charter group/ship/encampment account. Not individually. Dispersing dog pound individually is done via the charter representative.
To Pre-register as a Charter Encampment or Ship, please fill out this form.
If you are a group smaller than 12 please still fill out the form if you are willing to be connected with another group smaller than 12 to work out being a charter together.
Once you have your participation as a Charter Encampment or ship confirmed by the Volunteer Coordinators, the membership coordinator will give you a special pre-registration link. Pricing: $10 per adult pre-reg.
CHARTERS FOR 2017 are open until June 15, 2017!
Use the password given to you by the Volunteer Coordinators when you are ready to pay – CLICK HERE