Medieval Midwinter Ball
Saturday January 11th, 2014, 5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
The Medieval Fair Department within University of Oklahoma Outreach announces their newest event. January 11th, 2014, the first ever Medieval Midwinter Ball brings you an opportunity to learn the lively and exciting dances of the medieval and renaissance time periods while you dine, drink and dance the night away in the beautiful Molly Shi Boren Ballroom of the Oklahoma Memorial Union at the University of Oklahoma. A sumptuous buffet will be provided by University Catering for your feasting pleasure. The international minstrel's troupe Wolgemut and professional dancers will be on hand to surround you with music and teach you the dances. Neither partner, nor experience needed. Medieval and renaissance costumes are always fun but optional.
Purchase tickets here.
38th Annual Medieval Fair arrives April 4th - 6th, 2014
Reaves Park, Norman, OK
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.
See the 2013 program here!
Held annually since 1977, this living history fair features arts, crafts, food, games, educational exhibits, demonstrations and ongoing entertainment at seven stages.
Entertainment for the whole family includes minstrels, dancing, theater and reenactments, jugglers, magicians, 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.
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.