Northwest Viking Fest Sponsors

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Photos from Arlington Viking Fest 2017

Arlington, WA

Arlington, we have heard your battle cry!
Northwest Viking Fest presented by Norse By Northwest will be coming to Arlington Washington September 15 and 16th 2018 at Twin Rivers Park. 

FREE TICKETS

Get your free tickets HERE. Bring them to the Norse by Northwest booth durring the festival for a chance to win a free T shirt! (All other T shirts must be pre-ordered. we will not have additional stock on hand.) 

About Northwest Viking Fest

Northwest Viking Fest is a Historical Demonstration and Norse cultural festival open to the public.    

Step back in time with historically accurate demonstrations, sword fighting, weaving, and other Viking skills. Try your hand at ax and spear throwing, archery, foam swords and more.  Come join us for all of the events that you have grown to know and love in Arlington now with Northwest Viking Fest.... 

Event Schedule

Northwest Viking Fest Arlington, WA Schedule of Events

September 15th, 2018
9:00AM- 5PM: Event runs

9AM: OPENING CEREMONY:NORSE STORYTELLING BY JIM BEIDLE (FREE, tips welcome) in the bleachers by the fighting arena

9:15 AM: Vendors and activities open.

11:00AM: Wilhelm Far Traveler provides interactive shield wall demonstrations. Always an amazing time for adults and kids. Equally entertaining for participants and spectators! come fight in a shield wall and be a Viking for a day! (FREE)

1145AM: Norse storytelling by Jim Beidle (FREE, tips welcome)

12:15PM: Foam sword making demonstration by Drunken Dwarf Games (FREE)

1:00PM: Wilhelm Far Traveler and his amazing interactive shield wall (FREE)

2:00PM: Norse storytelling by Jim Beidle (FREE, tips welcome)

3:00PM: Wilhelm Far Traveler and his amazing interactive shield wall (FREE)

4 to 4:30PM: Viking Shield maiden race hosted by Gracie’s House Charities. Prize for Fastest shieldmaiden to drag her wounded Viking across the finish line! (waiver needed for participants) (FREE TO ENTER)

9 AM to 4:30 PM: Kid’s long boat building contest 2 age groups, Saturday building all day at the Gracie’s House Tent at the back of the park. (FREE TO ENTER)
4:45 Judging: Prizes for top three in each age.

1:00 PM-5:00 PM: Ava Sakowski will play live music around the park (FREE, tips welcome)

Rotating in the fighting arena: HEMA, EMP, and the Adrian Empire!
Historical sword fighting demonstrations, rattan, and real steel weapons!(FREE)
All day events: spear, knife and ax throwing, archery, foam sword arena, shield making demos (FREE), kids jewelry making by Gracies House (FREE) kids sword and shield making by Gracies house (FREE), face painting, henna, chain mail as well as weaving and spinning demonstrations by Horse ‘n’ Round(FREE).
Tomato Toss hosted by Gracie’s House. Everyone knows Vikings did not wear horned helmets! Throw tomatoes at the Viking in a horned helmet, ongoing both days.

5:00PM: Event closes 

5:00-5:30:  NORSE STORYTELLING BY JIM BEIDLE (FREE, tips welcome) in the bleachers by the fighting arena

Schedule of Events September 15-16, 2018

September 16th, 2018
10:00 AM- 4:30 PM: Event runs

10:00AM: Event opens with  NORSE STORYTELLING BY JIM BEIDLE (FREE, tips welcome) in the bleachers by the fighting arena

10:15 AM: Vendors and activities open.

11:00, AM: Wilhelm Far Traveler provides interactive shield wall demonstrations. Always an amazing time for adults and kids. Equally entertaining for participants and spectators! come fight in a shield wall and be a Viking for a day! (FREE)

11:45AM: Foam sword making demonstration by Drunken Dwarf Games (FREE)

12:30 PM: Viking Strength Contest (not what you think!) Prize for “toughest” Viking.(waiver needed) (FREE TO ENTER)

1:00PM: Wilhelm Far Traveler and his amazing interactive shield wall (FREE)

1:45PM: Norse storytelling by Jim Beidle (FREE, tips welcome)

2:15-3:00 PM:Viking Plunder run hosted by Gracie's House Charities. Prizes! See the Gracie’s House tent for more information!
(FREE TO ENTER)

3:00PM: Wilhelm Far Traveler and his amazing interactive shield wall (FREE)

Rotating in the fighting arena: HEMA, EMP, and the Adrian Empire!
Historical sword fighting demonstrations, rattan, and Real steel weapons! (FREE)

All day events: 

spear, knife and ax throwing, archery, foam sword arena, shield making demos (FREE) kids jewelry making by Gracies House (FREE) kids sword and shield making by Gracies house (FREE), face painting, henna, chain mail as well as weaving and spinning demonstrations by Horse ‘n’ Round(FREE).
Tomato Toss hosted by Gracie’s House. Everyone knows Vikings did not wear horned helmets! Throw tomatoes at the Viking in a horned helmet, ongoing both days.

4:00 PM:  Vendors, demonstrators close and begin tear down

4:00-4:30 PM: Event closes with NORSE STORYTELLING BY JIM BEIDLE (FREE, tips welcome) in the bleachers at the fighting arena.