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Viking Fest
 
Viking Fest
Poulsbo, Washington, USA
Mid May
Description
A festival held to celebrate the towns early Norwegian settlers. The town is named after Paulsbo, Norway, the home of an early settler. [A misreading of the name on the application for a post office by the U.S. Postal Service, resulted in the a becoming an othe name is pronounced, Paulsbo.] The Sons of Norway lodge in Poulsbo is one of the largest in the USA and has the largest folk dance troupe. Many of the towns buildings have a scandinavian architectural style, earning it the nickname, Little Norway. The festival has entertainment, a parade with ~85 units, food and games booths, a large carnival, road race, scandinavian luncheon, and an encampment of the a group of Vikings from the Society for Creative Anachronism, who demonstrate traditional Viking crafts and games.


Performers
Various - see website
Venue
Downtown Poulsbo, WA
Directions
For detailed directions, please see the website (www.vikingfest.org).
Times
Fri 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Admission & Parking
Free Admission and Parking.
Website
http://vikingfest.org
Infophone
360--779-4848
Email
info@VikingFest.org
 


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