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New Themed Weekends for 2024 Coming in January
August 5th & 6th – Cogs & Corsets on the High Seas
Join the Village of Merriwick as we kick off our 13th Season with a celebration for the ages! Cogs, nuts, bolts — and corsets? And where? On the High Seas? YES PLEASE! We’re mashing up 2 fan faves that go together like PB&J for this incredible Opening Weekend: Steampunk & Pirates! All things are possible on this weekend of wonder, invention & adventure! The lines between fiction & science begin to blur as visitors showcase their inventive, creative gadgets, outfits, props, & more! But don’t forget the Pirates! Wealth, fame, power – and the chance to attain it has every pirate, swashbuckler, & scallywag converging in Merriwick! What will happen when these 2 worlds collide? The possibilities are endless in this magnificent world of imagination and innovation. It’s a time-travelling adventure sure to delight all – young & old!
*Friday Night party theme: Brass Screws & Pirate Crews 6pm – 12pm
Costume Contest: Costumes MUST follow theme: Steampunk/Pirate
*Saturday Night: Abney Park & IGNITION 7pm – 12pm
August 12th – 13th – An Enchanted World of Mythical Beasts & Beings
The magical inhabitants of the realm have come out to play on this 2nd weekend of mirth & merriment! The tales of old magic & the mystical arts thrive in this weekend dedicated to fantasy creatures & beings of all ages & varieties! Dress to impress for this Fantasy-themed weekend, where the only limit is your imagination! Faeries, elves, sprites, dragons, trolls, wizards, and every kind of fanciful creatures will bring enchantment to the lanes of Merriwick. Dress up in your favorite whimsical attire – from faerie (or dragon) wings, to unicorn horns, and feel free to take inspiration from your favorite fantasy game, story, movie, or use your own imagination! Join us as the veil thins between our world & the supernatural – Mythical Beasts & Beings Abound!
*Friday Night party theme: A Magical Midsummer’s Fantasy 6pm – 12pm
Costume Contest: Costumes MUST follow the theme of all things magical and mythical!
*Saturday Night: Night Joust (80’s themed) & Garnish Fire Conclave 7pm – 12pm
August 19th – 20th – Invaders From the North: Vikings & Valkyries
On our closing weekend, Merriwick is being invaded by the Great Horde! Vikings and all other manner of Barbarians will be seen throughout the towne! You’ll feast on a giant turkey leg, drink mead from your favorite mug or horn, and pillage (albeit gently) through our magnificent Marketplace full of artisans from every corner of the realm & beyond. Wear your best leathers & furs, break out the face paint, and don those epic braids as you unleash your inner Viking or Valkyrie! The wild abandon of the invaders is infectious, and all will feel its pull. Join us as we close out our 13th Season – only the strongest will survive the iron will of the Vikings!
*Friday Night party theme: Ragnarok & Roll! 6pm – 12pm
Costume Contest: Costumes MUST follow the theme of Viking
*Saturday Night: The Whiskeydicks & Garnish Fire Conclave 7pm – 12pm
Washington Midsummer Renaissance Faire
August 5-6, 12-13, & 19-20, 2023
10:00am – 7:00pm
18601 Sky Meadows Lane, Snohomish, WA 98290
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, music of the times from 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! Scoundrels of all ilk offer rambunctious shenanigans, fun for all ages! 21+ will enjoy 2 alehouses full of specialty acts, while sampling mead and delicious ales and ciders! 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.