Themed Weekends for 2023 TBD
August 6th & 7th – Masked Marauders
Yar! Who’s ready for the perfect pairing of 2 fan favorites: Masquerade and Pirates for the opening weekend of our 12th Season? Hoist the mainsails, dust off your pirate hat, polish that peg leg, find your favorite tankard, and get your best pirate attire ready for a weekend you won’t soon forget! Queen Elizabeth invites all sailors, rogues, raiders, and privateers to join in on one of her favorite events: the Masquerade Ball (held Friday evening in the Hammered Troll 21+) with karaoke & costume contest, with a weekend to celebrate mystery, romance, beautiful & creative masks, and merriment. Saturday entertainment features The Whiskeydicks and Ignition Fire Troup at the Red Dragon Inn & Arena!
August 13th – 14th – Fairytales & Fantasy Adventures
Once upon a time in Merriwick, a land far, far away, there ruled a beautiful and strong Queen. She loved the fairytales told to her as a child and sought to bring those characters to life. So, once a year, she held a huge celebration in the town, and all were invited. On our 12th Season, join us as we revel in all things fantastical, magical, and the storybook tales that are timeless. Dress up as your favorite fairytale character or don your best whimsical attire and get ready for a weekend of wonder & fun! Friday themed party is Disney with karaoke & costume contest at the Hammered Troll (21+ only) and Saturday entertainment features Grappling-Games and Ignition Fire Troupe at the Red Dragon Inn & Arena!
August 20th – 21st – Across the Multiverse
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 costume party – in ANY timeline… and Queen Bess knows how to throw a party! Friday themed party is Marvel vs. DC and will have a costume contest, face painting, & karaoke at the Hammered Troll (21+ only). Saturday evening entertainment will feature Abney Park & IGNITION Fire Troupe to more to finish off the greatest closing weekend in history.
Washington Midsummer Renaissance Faire
10:00am – 7:00pm
19401 Sumner-Buckley Highway, Bonney Lake, WA 98391
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 3 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.