Theme Weekends

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

2014 Dates & Theme Weekends!

*Theme Weekends and Events subject to change*

Highland Fling

August 16 & 17
• Scottish Village
• World Amatuer Highland Games (Saturday)
• MN Highland Games & Midwest Women's Highland Games (Sunday)
•Scottish Dancers
•Keg Toss
• Kilt Competition
Promotions: Blood Drive, Food Drive & Artisan Appreciation

Buccaneer Beer Fest

August 23 & 24
• Pirate Activities
• Tattoo Competition
• Longbow Competition
•Keg Toss
• Bean Bag Tournament
• Free Schell's Beer Tastings
• Biker Weekend
• NEW! Bloomers & Tights 5K Race/Walk (Sunday)
Promotions: Blood Drive, Food Drive, Biker Discounts & Artisan Appreciation

Silk Road: Discover the Riches

August 30, 31 & September 1
• Fairy Festival
Fairy House Competition
• Belly Dance Competition
• Belly Dance Lessons & Performances
• Magic the Gathering Tournament (Labor Day Only)
• Military Weekend
Promotions: Food Drive, Military Discounts & Artisan Appreciation

Passport to Adventure

September 6 & 7
NEW! International Bazaar
• Pet Festival
• Wiener Dog Races
• Twin Cities Disc Dog Club
• NEW! Flyball Demos & Lessons
• Garlic Farmer
• Bocce Ball Tournament
• Spaghetti Eating Competition

Wine, Chocolate & Romance

September 13 & 14
• Chocolate Festival
• 2nd Annual Cupcake Battle
• Free Sutter Home Wine Tasting
• Chocolate Pie Eating Contest
• Carity Auction benefiting Can Do Canines
• Free Vow Renewals
• Wine Demos
•  Grape Stomp
• Sign Language Saturday

Oktoberfest

September 20 & 21
NEW! Dutch Hound Races
•Bavarian Village
• Free Schell's Beer Tastings
• German Music & Dance
• Polka Lessons
• Stein Holding Competition
• Beard Competition
• Keg Toss
• Hammerschlagen
• Sauerkraut Eating Contest

Festival Friday

September 26
• Ladies Shopping Day
• Education Day
•Discount Admission & Group Rates
• Magic the Gathering Tournament
• College Discount Day
Happy Hour Promotion from 2pm to 7pm

Shamrocks & Shenanigans

September 27 & 28
• NEW! Shakespeare Competition
• Irish Village & Food
• Irish Dancers & Music
•Backyard BBQ Competition and Vendors
• Free Guinness Beer Tastings
• Keg Toss

 

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