Theme Weekends

Feb. 16th - 17th

Highland Fling

The Highland Games will have you cheering for your favorite athlete in this 8 series event. Catch the Highland Heavy Games Championship on Saturday and the Florida State Masters on Sunday. There will be a Celtic Village featuring special vendors unique to Highland Fling. 

  • Highland Games
  • Celtic Village Vendors
  • Highland Dancers
  • Men in Kilts Contest

Feb. 23 - 24

Wine, Romance & Song

This weekend is destined to satisfy your sweet tooth with our Chocolate Festival and decadent mead tastings. Prove that you’re the best fencer if Florida in our Annual Fencing Championships. There is something for everyone this weekend, so don’t miss out!

  • Chocolate Festival
  • State Fencing Competition
  • Wedding Wars
  • Fudge Fling

Mar. 2 - 3

Pirates & Pets

Bring your dog & pirate pals for our Pirates & Pets weekend! This weekend will showcase pet rescue groups, pet training demonstrations & contests for dogs. Not only are there activities for your pets, but also for you! Toast your mates & enjoy the finest mead & beer.

  • Annual Pet Fest
  • Pet Demos
  • Wiener Dog Races
  • Pet Costume Contest

Mar. 9 - 10

Barbarian Brew Fest

All archers are invited to participate in the Florida State Archery Championship. This will be a weekend filled with competitive spirit and new experiences. Do you have a awesome beard or mustache to showcase, well enter into our contest to win some great prizes!

  • Archery Championship
  • Medieval Combat Training
  • Best Beard Contest
  • Game of Thrones Feast

Mar. 16 - 17

Shamrocks & Shenanigans

Transport to Ireland by visiting our Celtic Village, where you can find local Irish vendors & fun for all ages. Watch the Highland Games or kick up your heels with traditional Irish music & dance. This is the largest St. Paddy’s Day Party in Tampa!

  • Tampa’s LARGEST FREE St. Paddy’s Day Party
  • Irish Heavy Games
  • Leprechaun Costume Contest
  • Bonnie Knees Contest

Mar. 23 - 24

High Seas Adventures

All of our tattooed friends are invited to showcase their ink in our Tattoo Contest. Also, while you’re wearing your favorite pirate garb, enter our Perfect Pirate Contest. There is something for pirates of all ages so be sure to take your own High Seas Adventure with us this season!

  • Pirate Costume Contest
  • Tattoo Contest
  • Deaf Awareness Weekend
  • Knight on Bikes: $5 off admission w/ ID @ gate

Mar. 29

Festival Friday

The only weekday the Festival is open, Festival Friday brings unique educational, shopping and entertainment opportunities. School Day is a fantastic field trip destination for K-12 students, with lessons in music, costuming, combat and more! Ladies Shopping Day @ a discounted price of $20, your ticket will grant you admission to the festival, a glass & a swag bag full of great discounts from Festival Artisans!

  • School Day
  • Ladies Shopping Day
  • Royal Masquerade Ball

Mar. 30 - 31

Wonders of the World

This weekend will feature a world market and entertainment from around the globe. Also all individuals and dance troupes are invited to the Florida State Belly Dance Championship. If you don’t feel like competing, you can take a dance lesson or show off your steampunk attire.

  • Belly Dance Contest
  • Steampunk Invasion
  • Dr. Who Costume Contest
  • Time Travelers Party

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