Open Saturdays and Sundays and Memorial Day, April 19th through June 8th, 2014.
2014 Special Themed Weekends
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APRIL 19 & 20
OPENING WEEKEND – BUY ONE, GET ONE FREE!
It's our 29th Season, and we're celebrating by giving you a sweet deal. Buy one Adult ticket and get one Adult ticket FREE! Offer available online, at the Festival gate, or at your local Walgreen’s. On Easter Sunday, kids ages 12 and under can fill their baskets with goodies during our Kids Treasure Hunt at 11am near the Marrakech Stage, hosted by the Easter Bunny himself! Get ready to show your egg handling skills at our Egg Relay Race at 1:30pm and the always messy Egg Toss Contest at 3:30pm, both at the Joust Arena! Sign up in advance at the Information Booth.
APRIL 26 & 27 – PET FRIENDLY WEEKEND
Bring your dog or cat with you to enjoy special games, contests, and activities for you and your furry friends! Restrictions apply – Go here for complete rules and registration information. Put your pet on parade! Join our Pet Parade beginning at Noon at the Maypole and proceeding to the Joust Arena. Then at 1pm, participate in the Pet Costume Contest for fame and prizes! Be sure to sign up early for the Costume Contest at the Front Gate Pet Registration Table.
MAY 3 & 4 – KIDS FREE WEEKEND!
One child (12 and under) gets in free with each paid Adult! A full day of kid-friendly activities including the Royal Petting Farm, the Maypole Dance, the Amazing Maze, games and rides galore!
MAY 10 & 11 – MOTHER’S DAY WEEKEND – SWEET TREATS!
Treat Mom like a Queen on her special weekend. On Sunday, the first 100 Moms through the gate receive a flower, and we’ll be judging our Royal Cupcake Wars entries! Go here for complete rules and registration information.
MAY 17 & 18 – HIGHLAND FLING
All lads and lassies are welcome as we salute our Celtic heritage. You won’t want to miss pipe and drum bands, contests, and kilted fun! Hungry for a little haggis? Enter the Haggis Eating Competition at the Front Gate, then be at the Joust Arena at 1pm with your appetite. We'll supply the buckets! And don't miss the Bonnie Legs Contest at the Brewer's Pub at 3:30pm. Sign up at the Information Booth, then get ready to take those calves for a stroll!
MAY 24, 25, 26 – MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND! COME OUT AND PLAY FOR AN EXTRA DAY!
It's three full days of fun. Watch for details and special promotions!
MAY 31, JUNE 1 – SHIVER ME TIMBERS! IT’S PIRATES PLUNDER WEEKEND!
Scalawags and swashbucklers are welcome as we set sail on a weekend of seafaring adventure. NEW THIS YEAR - The Parade of Pirates! The invasion begins at Noon at the Pirate's Cove where pirates of all size and shape will fly their colors - and costumes - in our grand Parade of Pirates. Next, Cap'n Liam will choose the best pirate costumes in the village at 1pm at the Pirate's Cove. The Pirate Costume Contest has categories for children, men, and women. Finally, if you think you're smarter than a sea dog, sign up at the Information Booth for the Walk the Plank Trivia Contest held at the Garden Cottage Stage at 3:00pm. And if that weren't enough, the Sea Legs Relay Race will separate the scallawags from the land lubbers. Make port at the Joust Arena at 4:00pm with a teammate and get ready to spin and win! Sign up in advance at the Information Booth.
JUNE 7 & 8 – GRAND FINALE WEEKEND
This is your last chance for merrymaking! Watch for details and special promotions!