Nautical-themed events will feature in the Festival of Busselton

A pirate dress-up competition will be held on STS Leeuwin when it docks on the Busselton Jetty. Image supplied.
A pirate dress-up competition will be held on STS Leeuwin when it docks on the Busselton Jetty. Image supplied.

All things ocean and beach will be the theme of many events at the Festival of Busselton.

The sea-themed fun kicks off this Saturday, January 13 when the STS Leeuwin II docks at the Busselton Jetty.

WA’s very own tall ship will arrive around midday, and a children’s pirate dress-up competition will be held on Sunday, January 14 at 9am.

Guided tours of the vessel will be available following the competition from 10am to 2pm for a gold coin donation.

Under the sea vibes will continue on Tuesday, January 16 with the screening of Disney Pixar hit Finding Dory at Dawson Park, Vasse from 7.30pm.

A gold coin donation is requested and bring chairs or picnic rugs is encouraged.

On Friday, January 19, Busselton Library will host Arrr is for Adventure, a pirate adventure show starring Pirateman Michael Speranza.

Bookings are essential for the free event.

The ocean inspired fun will wrap up with a sand castle competition on jetty beach between Equinox Restaurant and The Goose on Sunday, January 21.

Registrations will be held at 1.45pm and plenty of prizes are up for grabs.