Once Upon a Time

Once Upon a Time – August 26-27, 2017

Introducing a new theme weekend based on fairy tales, fantasy, and science fiction! Once Upon a Time lets you travel to a land of Witches & Wizards, Fairies, Unicorns, Mermaids, and Steampunk Creations!

Fantasy Mask Competition

Exquisite designs hide mischievous secrets. Show us your creativity in our annual Fantasy Mask competition where any and all materials are acceptable. This includes but not limited to: paint, beads, feathers, latex, clay, leather and so much more! Once your masterpiece is finished bring it with you during our Once Upon a Time Weekend where you’ll be asked to model it on the Pavilion Stage!

Prizes will be awarded to the judges’ favorites for both categories: Adult & Child

Free to participate during our Once Upon a Time Weekend on August 26th & 27th.

**No registration required, just bring your mask to show at the box office**

Longbow Competition

Come one, come all! Show off your steady hand and superior aim in our annual Longbow Competition! Eliminate all of your competitiors to see if you’ve got what it takes. Only the best will be awarded the highest of honors and bragging rights among their fellow archers.


Download the form (PDF format – You will need Adobe Acrobat to read it)

Fairy Festival

Check out the fairy themed houses in the competition and visit our fairy vendors nearby! We will be featuring vendors selling fairy houses, birdhouses, lawn and garden ornaments and items to enhance your fairy garden or house. If you would like to be a vendor, fill out the Fairy Festival form.

Fairy House Competition

All patrons BIG and small are invited to make their own unique fairy house! Be creative and build a wonderful place for our winged friends to live and share it with us at our Once Upon a Time Weekend on August 26th & 27th.

Free to participate!

**Houses can be dropped off on Friday (August 25th) afternoon or before 10am on Saturday and Sunday.**

Download the form (PDF format – You will need Adobe Acrobat to read it)

Steampunk Costume Contest

Come show off your finest steampunk costume! Audience will decide the best dressed and prizes will go to top finishers.

Prizing for the Judge’s Choice cataegory will be Sponsored by Steampunk MN

Bloomers & Tights 5K – Sunday, August 27

Join the Queen and her Royal Court on Sunday, August 27 2017 at 9:00am for this run/walk through the Festival Grounds and woodlands. Don’t forget to wear your best bloomers or tights! Sign up as an individual or bring your whole clan.


Pre-Register by: August 25, 2017 to guarantee your t-shirt!

Download the registration form!

Completed forms can be mailed to:

Attention: Bloomers & Tights 5k

1244 S. Canterbury Road, Suite 306

Shakopee, MN 55379


Completed forms can also be emailed or faxed to:

Email: renintern@gmail.com

Fax: 952-445-7380

Pride Weekend

Come show us your PRIDE by wearing purple and receive $5 off your admission ticket. ***Must be wearing purple when you purchase tickets at the Festival***

Bean Bag Competition

Find out who the best backyard bean bag player is in our Bean Bag Toss Tournament! Tournament starts at 2:00 p.m. in the Shepherd’s Green Field! Please show up 15 minutes prior to register. Prizes will be awarded to the top team!

Download the form (PDF format – You will need Adobe Acrobat to read it)

FREE Woodchuck Hard Cider Tasting

Join us for a FREE Woodchuck Hard Cider Tasting in the Special Events Field from 12:00 – 4:00pm. Sample five flavors of Woodchuck while you learn about the brand, how it is made, etc.

Seating is limited and will begin 15 minutes prior; everyone must have a valid ID by order of his Majesty King Henry and the State of Minnesota. No Exceptions!