Northwest Viking Fest Sponsors

Photos from Northwest Viking Fest 2018

Arlington, WA

Arlington, we have heard your battle cry!
Northwest Viking Fest presented by Norse By Northwest will be coming to Arlington Washington September 14 and 15, 2019 at Twin Rivers Park. 

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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 14th, 2019
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)

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)

Rotating in the fighting arena: HEMA, EMP, and the NW Viking Alliance!
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 shield making by Raven’s Eye (FREE), face painting, henna, chain mail as well as weaving and spinning demonstrations by Horse ‘n’ Round(FREE). 


4:30-5:00:  NORSE STORYTELLING BY JIM BEIDLE (FREE, tips welcome) in the bleachers by the fighting arena


5:00 Event Closes


September 15th, 2019
10:00 AM- 3:30PM: 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)

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

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

2:30PM: 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 shield making by Raven’s Eye Shields (FREE), face painting, henna, chain mail as well as weaving and spinning demonstrations by Horse ‘n’ Round(FREE). 


3:30PM:  Vendors, demonstrators close and begin tear down

3:30-4PM: Event closes with NORSE STORYTELLING BY JIM BEIDLE (FREE, tips welcome) in the bleachers at the fighting arena.