Theme Weekends

Each weekend of the Festival has a different theme!
Click on the theme for more information about special events that weekend!

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2016 Dates & Theme Weekends!

*Theme Weekends and Events subject to change*

Silk Road: Discover the Riches

August 20 & 21

Fairy Festival & House Competition
Belly Dance Competition
Belly Dance Lessons
Middle Eastern Music
Bean Bag Competition
and more!

Highland Fling

August 27 & 28

Scottish Village
World Amateur Highland Games
MN State Highland Games & Midwest Women's Highland Games
Scottish Dancers
Keg Toss
Kilt Competition
and more!

Passport to Adventure

September 3, 4 & 5

Tattoo Competition
Steampunk Weekend
Bocce Ball Tournament
International Bazaar
Pirate Activities
Keg Toss
Spaghetti Eating Contest
Garlic Farmer
FREE Schell's Beer Tastings

Wine, Chocolate & Romance

September 10 & 11

Chocolate Festival
Cupcake Battle & Cupcake Vendors
Chocolate Pie Eating
Free Vow Renewals
Wine Demos
Grape Stomp

Pet Fest

September 17 & 18

Over 40 Pet Related Vendors!

Pet Fest:
Wiener Dog Races
Pet Costume Contest
Peanut Butter Licking Contest
Sign Language Saturday

Shamrocks & Shenanigans

September 24 & 25

Irish Village
Kilt Competition
Irish Dancers
Keg Toss

Festival Friday

September 30

Education Day
Ladies Shopping Day
Magic the Gathering


October 1 & 2

Bavarian Village
Weiner Dog Races
German Music and Dance
Stein Holding Competition
Keg Toss, Bier Pong, Hammerschalgen
Beard Competition
Sauerkraut Eating Contest


Looking for something specific?

Royal Photo Contest
Fairy House Competition
Merchant Coupons

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