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Vista Viking Festival Sept 23-24 2017
September 23, 2017 @ 10:00 am - September 24, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Saturday 10-8pm, Sunday 10-6pm
The Vista Viking Festival is a very big Ting.
“Ting “, is the Old Norse name for the governing assembly all free people. They would gather in their communities to make law and to decide cases. But a Ting was not all politics. A Ting was often a multi-day festival. There were musicians, and entertainers. Merchants set up booths for their wares, Brew masters brought barrels of ale and mead. During the Thing, marriages were arranged, alliances were crafted, news and gossip exchanged and friendships forged and nurtured. We bring the spirit of the Old Norse Ting alive each September, at Norway Hall.
Viking Village and Marketplace, Battles, Weapons Range, Entertainment, Competitions, Heritage Hall, and Unique food and drink to enjoy.
Festival Parking at Vista High School – Parking at Norway Hall is extremely limited. We strongly suggest using our offsite parking at Vista High School, free shuttle. There is a parking fee at all lots.
It takes many hands to create California’s Premiere Viking Festival. We need volunteers to make it happen. Join our crew!
There are volunteer opportunities, Bar/Food Ticket Booth, Genealogy Booth, Grounds, and Facilities, Hospitality Booth, KidZone, Parking, and Security. We are also looking for Reenacactors, and Cosplayers to swell the Viking Horde for public appearances. Maybe you are just curious to know more about the Vista Viking Festival. Please Contact Us.
The producers of the festival share a commitment to preserve and promote Norwegian, and Norwegian-American cultural and heritage. To conserve and celebrate our Norse history and heritage with living history and cultural activities. To support and contribute to our community. To bring a truly unique cultural and entertainment festival experience to Vista, California.