Theme Weekends

2023 Theme Weekends

Plan your trip to coincide with the desired theme weekend.
Prior to that theme weekend, schedules are published every Thursday.

Highland Fling

FEB. 18 - 19

Be amazed during the Highland Games as you watch competitors in feats of strength and endurance. Show off your best kilt in the Men in Kilts Competition.

Pups, Pirates & Pints

FEB. 25 - 26

Bring your dog & pirate pals for our Pups, Pirates & Pints weekend! This weekend will showcase pup rescue groups, pup training demonstrations & contests for dogs. Not only are there activities for your pups, but also for you!

Wine, Chocolate & Romance

MAR. 4 - 5

Come join us in celebrating this weekend of love, chocolate, and wine! Enjoy the tastiest sweets in the realm from our local merchants.

Viking Invasion

MAR. 11 - 12

All barbarians are welcome to join in the village plunder. This weekend will be chock full of new experiences and competitive energy. If you have a fantastic beard or mustache to show off, enter our contest for a chance to win some fantastic gifts!

Shamrocks & Shenanigans

MAR. 18 - 19

Visit our Village to be transported to Ireland, where you can find local vendors and activities for all ages. Traditional music and dance will get you moving. A kilt, anyone? To find out who can wear it best, enter the Men in Kilts competition. The largest shenanigans gathering in Florida occurs this weekend.

Once Upon a Time

MAR. 25 - 26

The lanes of Fittlesworth are magical because of the princesses, princes, faeries, elves, and other fantastical creatures that roam there. Participate in the costume contest and flaunt your royal or magical finery, or just enjoy the beauty of the village.

High Seas Adventure Bon Voyage

APR. 1 - 2

All of our tattooed pals are invited to participate in our tattoo contest this FINAL weekend to show off their artwork. While taking in the festival atmosphere, enter our perfect pirate competition. Take your own High Seas Adventure with us this season—there is something for pirates of all ages!

Festival Friday

MAR. 31

Festival Friday, the Festival’s sole weekday open, features Ladies Shopping Day as well as School Day (field trip experience for kids) download the school day form, shopping, and entertainment options. Don’t forget to buy your Masquerade Ball tickets for a spectacular last weekend.

Jump Ashore and Adventure a New World!