August 5th & 6th – A Midsummer Night’s Fantasy
Join the Village of Merriwick on Opening weekend as we celebrate all things Fantasy with A Midsummer Night’s Fantasy. Here, we invite all things magical & fantastical to take part in the revelry. All are welcome: Vikings & Barbarians, Mythical Beasts, Witches & Warlocks, Magicians & Wizards, Knights, Dwarves & Goblins, Sirens & Faeries, Time-Travelers, Hobbits, Elves, Jokers & Jesters, Bards & Storytellers, Myths, Legends, Gods & Goddesses, Cosplayers, LARPers& and all creatures big or small. Bust out your best garb and let your imagination come to life!
August 12th – 13th – Festival of Fairies!
We shall spend the weekend celebrating the fantastical and magical world of faeries, trolls, dragons and more. We encourage our audience to dress in the spirit of the worlds beyond, from faerie wings to unicorn horns, join us in our mystical romp through the faerie realms. Come and meet Amy Brown, renowned Fairy artist! Get her autograph from 1pm – 3pm! This weekend ONLY!!
August 19th – 20th – Pirates, Plunder and Arrhhh!!
“A Pirate’s Life For Me!!!” Join us for a weekend of Piratical Plunder! On our final weekend, we invite our guests to unleash the pirate within. There will be singin’!. There will be dancin’! There will be swashbucklin’! And shenanigans shall be had! Everyone has a bit of the pirate in their heart, and this be the perfect weekend to slap on that eye patch, don a feathered hat and join the rollicking crew of the Emerald Rose and the SeaDogs in a weekend that will surely be a treasure to remember.
Cheer on brave & noble knights from all across Europe as they vie for the favour of the Crown & Court! History springs to life with joust & battle performances, sword fighting demonstrations, Renaissance Pike & Foote displays, world renowned musical acts, improv comedy, non-stop entertainment and so much more! Take a step back in time and party like it’s 1577.
The Artisan Marketplace has trinkets and baubles for every purse-size and taste! Unique jewelry, weaponry, leatherwork, clothing, shoes, toys, and more hand-crafted items make a true shopper’s paradise.
Feast like Kings (and Queens) as you eat your way through Merriwick! Juicy turkey legs, delicious crepes, tasty meat pies, refreshing drinks, delectable pickles and dozens of other delightful treats are available for your enjoyment!
Whimsical creatures and our beloved Faerie Court offers dancing and capering for the young and young at heart! Pirates and the Romani offer rambunctious shenanigans, fun for all ages! 21+ will enjoy 2 alehouses full of specialty acts, while sampling mead and delicious ales! Troublemakers BEWARE or spend a stint in Hangman’s Acre jail! From the Villagers to the Noble Court, we are sure all will enjoy our quaint village; we await your arrival at the merry celebration of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth I.