Labor Day Weekend •  September 5th, 6th & 7th

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Pirate Activities

Kid's Costume Contest
Come show off your finest pirate, steampunk and buccaneer costumes! Audience will decide the best dressed and prizes will go to top finishers. Held daily in Shepherd's Green.

Adult Costume Contest | 18+
Come show off your finest pirate and buccaneer costumes! Audience will decide the best dressed and prizes will go to top finishers. Held daily in Shepherd's Green.

Eating Competition
In an effort to save the pirates of the Realm from scurvy we will be hosting an Orange Eating Contest held in Shepherd's Green. Participants will be chosen from the crowd and prizes will be awarded to the top finishers.

Pirate Peg Leg Relay
Hop on over to our Pirate Peg Relay held daily in Shepherd's Green. Finish first or walk the plank!

Talk Like a Pirate Contest
Give us your best ARRGH and pirate jokes. Prizes for the first and second place winners!

Steampunk Costume Contest
Come show off your finest steampunk costume! Audience will decide the best dressed and prizes will go to top finishers. Held daily at the Pavilion.

Parrot Demo
The Minnesota Companion Bird Association will be there with seven plus birds doing fun behaviors like roller skating, basketball games and other fun behaviors. Please come and join us.

Tattoo Competition

Free to Enter! Each day on the Pavilion.

Contest Categories:
• Most Unusual/Unique
• Best Arm/Leg Sleeve
• Best Portrait
• Best Fantasy/Medieval
• People's Choice

International Bazaar

Come, stroll, and immerse yourself in our international Bazaar. You’re bound to find a treasure here!Click Here to apply to be a vendor!

Fantasy Mask Competition

Passport to adventure will bring out your creative side with a Fantasy Mask Contest.

Any materials are acceptable for use as long as it's handmade. Get creative with paint, peads, feathers, latex, clay, and leather. After you've created your masterpiece be prepared to model it on the Pavillion stage! Prizes will be awarded to the judges' favorites for both categories: Adult and Child. Time of Competition TBA

Garlic Farmer and Demos

Susan Johnson, the garlic farmer, will be giving a seminar on hardneck and softneck garlic including how to grow garlic in Minnesota and what varieties grow best in cold climates. You can purchase delicious herbs and spices at her tent nearby!

Bocce Ball Tournament

Grab your family and friends and join us for a fun afternoon of Bocce Ball!  Compete to be the best bocce ball player of the Realm by registering your team. Cost is $40 per team of four and $25 per team of two. Pre-registry is due September 1st to receive free admission for each team member!
Located in Shepard's Green •  Times TBA
Bocce Ball Registration Form

Spaghetti Eating Contest

See if you have what it takes to be the fastest noodle-slurper in the Realm during the Spaghetti Eating Contest held in the Special Events Field. Participants will be chosen from the crowd and prizes will be awarded to the top finisher in the kids contest and the adult contest.

Keg Toss

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Important Forms:

International Bazaar Vendor Form

Bocce Ball Tournament
Registration Form

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