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

Longbow Competition
Fairy Festival & House Comp. (Field)
Belly Dance Competition (Pavilion)
Belly Dance Lessons (Bad Manor Green)
Middle Eastern Music (Pavilion)
Bean Bag Competition
Fantasy Mask
Mural Competition

Highland Fling

August 27 & 28

Scottish Village (Field)
World Amateur Highland Games - Sat. (Field)
MN State Highland Games & Midwest Women's Highland Games- Sun (Field)
Scottish Dancers (Pavilion)
Keg Toss
Kilt Competition (Field)
Haggis/scotch egg eating contest
Cider Tasting: Pavilion (Woodchuck)
Promotions: Food Drive, Artisan Appreciation

Passport to Adventure

September 3, 4 & 5

Pirate Activities (Pavilion)
Tattoo competition & Steampunk
International Bazaar
Keg Toss
Free Beer Tasting: Pavilion (Schell’s)
Bocce Ball Tournament (Shepard's Green)
Spaghetti Eating contest (Pavilion)
Magic the Gathering Tournament

Wine, Chocolate & Romance

September 10 & 11

Chocolate Festival (Field)
Cupcake Battle & Cupcake Vendors
Free Wine Tastings – SutterHome (Pavilion)
Chocolate Pie Eating (Field)
Free Vow Renewals
Wooing Contest
Wine Demos (Field)
Grape Stomp (Field)

Pet Fest

September 17 & 18

Pet Fest (Field)
Costume Contest & Peanut Butter Licking Contest
Flyball Competition
Dog Agility Course
Rabbit Demos & Agility
Tasting: Woodchuck Hard Cider Tasting (Field)
Weiner dog Races
Christmas Vendors & Activities

Shamrocks & Shenanigans

September 24 & 25

Irish Village (Field)
Kilt Competition (Field)
Irish Dancers (Pavilion & Field)
Keg Toss
Longsword Competition
Beer Tasting: Pavilion (Guinness)

Festival Friday

September 30

Ladies Shopping Day
Education Day
Magic the Gathering
College Discount Day


October 1 & 2

Bavarian Village (Field)
Homebrew Competition
Wiener Dog Races (Field)
Polka Lessons (Field)
German Music and Dance (Field & Pavilion)
Stein Holding Competition (Field)
Keg Toss, Bier Pong, Hammerschalgen (Field)
Beard Competition (Field)
Sauerkraut Eating Contest (Pavilion)
Beer Tasting: Schell’s (Pavilion & Field)

Looking for something specific?

Royal Photo Contest
Fairy House Competition
Merchant Coupons

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