August 7th & 8th – Barbarians at the Gates
Help us welcome in our 11th Season as Merriwick is invaded by Pirates and 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, hats, & boots as you channel your inner Wildling or scurviest Pirate! Only the strongest and bravest will survive the iron will of the Barbarians or the debauchery & shenanigans of the Pirates!
Join us for a special Viking-themed party (complete with drum circle) with Jon Oppegaard & Tribe from Oppegaard Meadery on Friday & Abney Park joins us for a Steampunk-themed Saturday party!
August 14th – 15th – Myths & Magic
August 21st – 22nd – Wandering Thru 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 costume party – in ANY timeline… and Queen Mary (this Season only — ssssshhhh, don’t tell Queen Bess) knows how to throw a party! There will be an photo booth (digital), face painting, amazing music, a Fire show and more to finish off the greatest comeback in history.
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 Mary as she visits the village of Merriwick (while Queen Bess is visitng elsewhere) 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! 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, Mary, Queen of Scots whilst Queen Elizabeth is on diplomatic visits elsewhere.