August 7th & 8th – Barbarians at the Gate
Help us welcome in our 11th Season as Merriwick is invaded by the Great Horde! Feast on huge turkey legs, drink mead out of a large horn, raid & pillage (gently) through our artisan’s goodes, and wear your best leathers & furs as you channel your inner Wildling! Only the strongest and bravest will survive the iron will of the Barbarians! Join us for a special Viking-themed party on Friday night and a Fire & Combat show on Saturday (21+)
August 14th – 15th – Myths & Magic
Join us as we revel in all things mystical, magical and the tales that bring them to life. We’re celebrating the world of lore & enchantment with all kinds of fantastical creatures! Faeries, witches, wizards, goblins, elves, dragons and everything in between will fill the lanes of Merriwick for drink and merriment! Time to get your fairy wings and other whimsical attire ready for a party that will put the ‘fantastic’ in ‘fantastical’! Acclaimed fairy artist Amy Brown will be in Merriwick for this weekend, on Saturday ONLY! Meet & get her autograph from 1pm – 3pm!
August 21st – 22nd – Wandering Through Time
For our closing weekend, it’s been foretold that there will be a great gathering of adventurers –travelers from across time & space — in Merriwick of ALL places! We won’t just be celebrating time travelers, but also, the world of science-fiction. Come dressed as your favorite character inspired from any sci-fi book, movie, TV show, story or comic! Join us for the merriest party – in ANY timeline… and Queen Bess knows how to throw a party!
Washington Midsummer Renaissance Faire
August 7-8, 14-15, & 21-22 – 2021
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 1578.
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 3 alehouses & 1 mead hall 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.