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The Cosplay Experience

Eight Weekends of Cosplay 
and Fantasy Fun!

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You Never Know Who You'll Meet

All Creatures Great and Small

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Let Your Inner Geek 
Come Out and Play!

Step into the Village of Newcastle and be transported to a magical medieval theme park full of fun and whimsy. Over 150 skilled artisans inhabit charming cottages, creating unique one-of-a-kind treasures for your shopping pleasure. Strolling minstrels fill the air with music, and our colorful village characters are always ready to regale you with a joke, a story, or just plain silliness!

Enjoy the
Best Seats
in the Joust!

Enjoy the
Best Seats
in the Joust!


Dirty Laundry,
Good Clean 

Premium Joust Seating

Purchase VIP Seating and sit inside the Joust Arena on the Royal Reviewing Stand! Attend a private meet and greet with the Jousters!

Barely Balanced

They're back, diving through fire, hurling machetes, and testing the limits of natural selection! Don't miss seeing your favorite acrobats endanger their lives in this hilarious, award winning show.

Washing Well Wenches

These crazy washer women will keep you rolling in the aisles as they frantically search for a life partner!

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Unique Food & Drink

Feast like Royalty from our huge menu of hundreds of tasty items. Start off with an appetizer of Fried Mac & Cheese on a Stick, and move up to a Giant Roasted Turkey Legge or Steak-on-a-Stake. Munch on roasted corn on the cob, smothered in butter, and wash it all down with a cold soft drink or a frothy ale. Top it all off with one of the many sweet desserts favored by the Queen. You'll not go hungry in our Village!

Shoppes and Photo Ops

One-of-a-Kind Accessories

Find unique costume pieces, weapons, leather, pewter and jewelry.

Thank You to Our Festival Sponsors

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Join In On
The Festivities

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Festival Tickets

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There's so much to see and do at the Festival, you'll want to return all season long!