August 4th & 5th – Chivalry & Honor
Join the Village of Merriwick on Opening weekend as we celebrate all our valiant Heroes! Who is a hero? Just about anyone can be someone’s hero! Not only do we celebrate our noble knights and fearless warriors, all men and women of duty are welcome to come: military, police officers, fire fighters, doctors, nurses and everyone in between! Maybe it’s your Grandma, maybe it’s your best friend! Bring your Heroes with you as we kick off our 2018 Season with all our Wonderful Heroes!
August 11th – 12th – Faeries, Dragons & Unicorns, Oh My!
We shall spend the weekend celebrating the fantastical and magical world of faeries, trolls, dragons , unicorns and morel. We encourage our audience to dress in the spirit of the worlds beyond, from faerie or dragon 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 18th – 19th – Land, ho! It’s a Pirate’s Parley!
It’s “A Pirate’s Life For Me!!!” Join us for a weekend of Piratical Plunder! On our final weekend, we invite you 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 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.
Washington Midsummer Renaissance Faire
August 3-4, 10-11, & 17-18 – 2019
10:00am – 7:00pm
At the Kelley Farm in Bonney Lake, WA
Join Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth as she visits the village of Merriwick upon her Royal Progress!
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.