Photo: Cassie Gonzales 2022

Themed Weekend Event Performers

23 Stages with Live Entertainment

ASL Interpreter

Saturday, April 29th only. Special signed performances throughout the Festival site sponsored by  Hired Hands, Inc Hired Hands, Inc. has been providing reliable sign language interpreting services to the Dallas-Fort Worth and the north Texas area. The agency is owned and operated by certified interpreters and depends on Deaf Community feedback, consultation, and support.

Bonny Knees Competition

Do you have a perfect patella? A magnificent meniscus? A laudable ligament? Are your knees beautiful or battle scarred? Bring your bonnie knees to the Bonnie Knees Contest as part of Celtic Weekend! Wear a kilt or wear your shorts - we just need YOU! (No registration required)

Children’s Highland Games

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Children’s Highland Games. Kids 12 & under are invited to participate in these age-old games of skill at the Royal Pavilion at 1:30 pm each day during Celtic Weekend.

Chivalry Lessons

Chivalry Lessons with the Scarborough Knights! Join the Knights of the Noble Cause at 3:00 pm each day during Chivalry Weekend at the Royal Marquee to learn how to treat others in a chivalrous manner.

Fairy Initiation Ceremony

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Become a part of the Fairy Court at this fanciful ceremony and receive your very own Fairy Wand. Join the Fae at 12:00 noon at the Royal Marquee each day of Live the Fantasy Weekend for the Children’s Fairy Initiation Ceremony.

Fallen Heroes Tribute

Memorial Day Veterans Parade and Fallen Heroes Tribute. (Monday, May 29th only) All active and retired military members are invited to receive a yellow sash to commemorate their service (at the Village Armoury) and are invited to march in the parade. At the conclusion of the parade, we invite everyone to join us at the Royal Pavilion for the presentation of colors and a special Fallen Heroes tribute.

Legends of the Sea Themed Costume Contest

Adult’s & Children’s Legends of the Seas costume contests. Pirates, Mermaids, and all other manner of Sea Creatures are invited to join in the fun each day during our Legends of the Sea Weekend! Contests take place at the Royal Pavilion at 1:30 pm. No registration required.  

Naval Enlistment Ceremony

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Naval Enlistment Ceremony 12:00 noon at the Royal Marquee during Legends of the Seas Weekend. See if you have what it takes to become a member of the Royal Navy in this interactive ceremony!