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Viking Fest Coming to Whitestown

Apr 23, 2024 | News

Whitestown, IN [April 23, 2024] – Come embark on a journey into the world of Vikings at Viking Fest, happening from April 26-28 at Anson Acres Park in Whitestown. This three-day event is for all ages, blending history, entertainment, and fun-filled activities.

Witness Viking-themed reenactors swing their weapons and battle in the arena. Explore the wooded area at Anson Acres Park to see Viking villages. The villages provide attendees with a glimpse into the lives and traditions of Vikings.

“Last year we welcomed over 3,500 Viking enthusiasts into our community,” said Katie Barr, Whitestown Town Manager. “This family event is a unique and fun experience and we’re excited to see everyone gather and prepare for a voyage to a time of Vikings!”

The main stage will feature live music and performances throughout the event. Walk around to the different artisans selling their crafted items including clothing, jewelry, soaps, and more. Purchase delicious food from a variety of vendors and enjoy traditional mead.

Children can unleash their inner Vikings by conquering the inflatables. The inflatables will close at dark on both Friday and Saturday evenings.

For those feeling adventurous, men and women can test their strength in the Keg Toss competition. The young Vikings can also compete in the thrilling Iron Skillet Toss. Prizes will be awarded to each age group.

“We invite visitors of all ages to join us for a weekend filled with thrilling reenactments, artisan crafts, and unforgettable experiences,” said Dominic Cornett, Director of Whitestown Parks and Recreation. “Bring your friends and family on a journey through time while creating lasting memories together.”

Join us for a weekend where action, entertainment, and history collide!

Dates and Time:

  • Friday, April 26: 4-9 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 27: 12-9 p.m.
  • Sunday, April 28: 12-5 p.m.

To learn more about Viking Fest, visit here.

For media inquiries, please call (317) 914-7707 or email info@whitestown.in.gov.

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