2023 Theme Weekends

2023 Themed Weekends

Highland Fling

September 16th & 17th

The Highland Flings will have you cheering for your favorite athlete in our Celtic Games. Come join on the fun as you experience our Scottish weekend, full of contests, vendors, and the annual Highland Games.

Pups, Pints and Pirates

September 23rd & 24th

Bring your dog and pirate pals for our Pets, Pirates, & Ale weekend! This weekend will showcase contests for your pets to compete in, like Wiener Dog Races, Corgi Races, Peanut Butter Licking contest, and more! Not only are there activities for your pets, but also for you! Toast your mates and enjoy the finest mead and beer in the realm. Please note, only dogs are allowed.

Sponsored by Whisker Wars

Shamrocks and Shenanigans 

September 30th & October 1st

Transport to Ireland by visiting us this weekend! You will find local Irish vendors and fun for all ages. Kick up your heels with traditional Irish music and dance and experience our kilt contest, Bonnie Knees contest and much more!

Sponsored by Got Kilt?


October 7th & 8th

Join us for one of our most popular themed weekends: Oktoberfest! Participate in our German Dance competition, Pretzel Necklace competition, Cornhole tournamnet, Rootbeer Chugging Contest, Keg Toss and more!

Lordes and Ladies Shopping Day

Monday, October 9th

Discover the Renaissance and Ladies Shopping Day  is a new Festival tradition happening on Columbus Day. The Festival is committed to making this day a valuable educational experience and an enjoyable time for learning. Students of all ages have a chance to do more than study the history in a book; it gives them a chance to live it!

Viking Adventures 

October 14th & 15th

Join us for the 25th Anniversary Ball, bring your Masquerade Masks on this weekend! Participate in the Vikings vs. Faries: Battle Royal and feast your eyes upon our Arm Westling competition, Stone Throw, Beard competition and much more!

Sponsored by Whisker Wars

Heros vs. Villains 

October 21st & 22nd

Dress up as your favorite Wizard, Witch, Game of Thrones Character, Doctor Who Character, or any other costume you’d like! Participate in our Costume Contests, happening throughout the day. As well as our light saber duels and bring your quidditch skills to catch the golden snitch!

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