August 20th & 21st

Educate yourself on the taste of culture featuring restaurants, businesses and organizations representing the Middle-Eastern and Asian cultures.

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Fantasy Mask Competition

Silk Road 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, beads, 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. 

Archery Competition

Saturday and Sunday •  Located at Queen's Gate
Entry Fee: $20.00 (Includes free admission to Festival!)
Competition will begin at 1:00pm both days.

Click Here to Register!

Belly Dance Performances

Sponsored by:

Middle Eastern Music

John Khoury’s Arabic Ensemble will be performing all day on the Pavilion Stage.

Fairy Festival

Check out the fairy themed houses in the competition and visit our fairy vendors nearby! We will be featuring vendors selling fairy houses, birdhouses, lawn and garden ornaments and items to enhance your fairy garden or house. If you would like to be a vendor, fill out the Fairy Festival form.

Interested in becoming a vendor?Click Herefor more information!

Fairy House Competition

All patrons big and small are invited to make your own unique fairy house and share it during our Silk Road Weekend. Registration is free for this competition. Each fairy house submitted which includes a free admission ticket! The fairy houses and gardens will be judged and the top three winners will receive great prizes!

These prizes including a one night stay at the Radisson Mall of America 4 all day passes!

Sponsored by:

The first 50 children to register will receive a 1/2 day pass to the Water Park of America.

Print off theRegistration Formand Mail it In

For more information check out ourFairy House Competition Page!

Fairy Wand & Pirate Hat Making

Held all day in the Special Events Field!

Middle Eastern Belly Dance Competition

Come compete in the Minnesota State Belly Dance Competition on The Pavilion Stage for your chance to win the title of Minnesota’s best belly dancer and gift certificates from Dahlal’s Internationale.  All ages encouraged to participate.

Arrive 15 minutes prior to the Competition to participate!

(These age groups will be called up on stage to participate)
Junior (Under 16 Years)
Adult (16 Years and Over)
Adult +(39 Years and Over)

Click Here to Register!

Belly Dance Lessons

Learn to shake it like a gypsy with FREE lessons by John Khoury’s Arabic Ensemble. Held at Bad Manor Green all weekend.

Bean Bag Competition

Find out who the best backyard beanbag player is at the beanbag toss competition! Show up 15 minutes prior to register for the 12:00 or 3:00 games. Prizes will be awarded to the top teams.

Click Here to Register!

FREE Woodchuck Hard Cider Tasting

Join us for a FREE Woodchuck Hard Cider Tasting in the Special Events Field from noon - 4:00pm.  Sample five flavors of Woodchuck while you learn about the brand, how it is made, etc. 

Seating is limited and will begin 15 minutes prior; everyone must have a valid ID by order of his Majesty King Henry and the State of Minnesota. No Exceptions! 

Kaishin Dojo Demonstration


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Important Links:

Fairy House Competition Registration Form
Fairy House Competition
Fairy Festival Vendor Form
Belly Dance Form
Archery Competition Registration Form
Munchkin Card Game Registration
Bean Bag Competition
Registration Form

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