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Medieval Midwinter Ball

Saturday, January 16, 2016 at 6:30pm - 10:30pm

Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chautauqua Avenue, Norman, OK


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Learn the lively and exciting dances of the medieval and renaissance time periods while you dine, drink, and dance the night away! The Medieval Fair Department within the University of Oklahoma Outreach announces the 3rd annual Medieval Midwinter Ball will be held January 16th, 2016. This year’s Ball will be at the elegant Sam Noble Museum to celebrate the exhibit “First Folio! the book that gave us Shakespeare.” The exhibit will be open for viewing during the ball. A sumptuous buffet will be provided by University Catering for your feasting pleasure. The Unpronounceable Irish Band led by Bruce Cannon will surround you with music as you learn the dances from the renowned Jeremy Caviness and his Elite Feet Dancers. Neither partner nor experience needed. Medieval and renaissance costumes are always fun but optional (no weapons, costume or otherwise, allowed). Tickets are limited. $40 in advance or $45 at the door - only if any tickets remain.
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40th Annual Medieval Fair will be April 1, 2 & 3, 2016 !

Reaves Park, Norman, OK 10am - 7pm

Step back in time for a day of revels at the Medieval Fair.  Enjoy mirth and merriment with kings, queens, knights and fools as the kingdom comes alive.

Browse through the 2015 Medieval Fair program here. (PDF)

Held annually since 1977, this living history fair features educational exhibits, arts, crafts, food, games, demonstrations and ongoing entertainment at seven stages. 

Entertainment for the whole family includes minstrels, dancing, theater and reenactments, jugglers, knights jousting on horseback and human chess games. Brightly costumed characters include King Arthur, mermaids, and the fair's royal court.


Browse through the medieval village of over 200 art and craft booths offering unique and handcrafted wares. Offerings include pottery, wood crafts, stained glass, armor, costumes, fairy wings, jewelry, leather crafts, hair garlands, and much more. Watch master crafters demonstrating their skills.


King Edward III played by Cody Clark waves at the crowd from the royal parade.

Admission is free!

The Medieval Fair of Norman is the state's largest weekend event and the third largest event in Oklahoma, and was selected by Events Media Network as one of the top 100 events in the nation. It is made possible, in part, by the Norman Arts Council Hotel Tax Grant Program and the City of Norman.


Parking is available at Lloyd Noble Center on Jenkins Avenue, located one block south of Reaves Park for a fee of $5 (which benefits the Lloyd Noble Center).


Visitors to the Fair should be aware of the City of Norman's ordinance that prohibits smoking in City parks. Alcoholic beverages are also prohibited. 


Pets are allowed, though not encouraged because of the large crowds, and leash laws are strictly enforced.Click here for information about keeping your pet cool and happy at Medieval Fair.


Friday is School Day! Click here for more information.


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Contact- Ann Marie Eckart
1700 Asp Avenue
Norman, OK 73072
(405) 325-8610 ~ Fax: (405) 325-0860


The University of Oklahoma Outreach
1700 Asp Ave.
Norman, OK 73072
(405) 325-8610

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