2023 Schedule of Events

During Viking Fest there will be live performances throughout the day, and Saturday night there will be a street dance on Front Street.

Friday May 19th

  • Noon–10:00pm: Food/Craft Booths open on Anderson Parkway, Viking Village & Crafts open in Waterfront Park
  • 4:00–10:00pm: Carnival in King Olaf parking lot

Entertainment at Austin-Kvelstad Pavilion

  • 4:00–4:30pm: Opening Ceremonies, National Anthem by Ripley Ramos
  • 4:45–5:45pm: Liekarringen Dancers Presented by Sons of Norway Lodge #44
  • 6:00–6:30pm: Musical Performance by Ripley Ramos
  • 6:45–8:00pm: Musical Performance by The Rising Sons
  • 8:15–10:00pm: Musical Performance by Merge

Saturday May 20th

  • 7:00–1:00 pm: Lion’s Pancake Breakfast
  • 10:00–Noonish: Viking Fest Road Race Presented by Poulsbo Parks and Recreation
  • 10:00–10:00pm: Carnival in King Olaf Parking Lot

Entertainment at Austin-Kvelstad Pavilion

  • 10:00–10:45am: Sheild Wall Demonstration Presented by Viking Village
  • 11:15–12:15pm: Liekarringen Dancers Presented by Sons of Norway Lodge #44
  • 12:30–12:50pm: Mount Arrowsmith Pipe Band
  • 1:00–1:30pm: Washington Sax & Wings
  • 1:45–2:15pm: Shield Wall Demonstration Presented by Viking Village
  • 2:00–4:00pm: Annual Viking Fest Parade
  • 4:00–4:45pm: Shield Wall Demonstration Presented by Viking Village
  • 5:00–7:00pm: Musical Performance by Skyline
  • 7:30–8:00pm: Boot Boogie Babes
  • 8:00–11:00pm: DJ Cole & Shawn Live Street Dance

Sunday – May 21st

  • 9:00–1:00pm: Lion’s Pancake Breakfast
  • 10:00–6:00pm: Carnival at King Olaf Parking Lot
  • 10:00-3:00pm: Strongman Competition Presented by Dungeon Fitness
  • 11:00-5:00pm: Viking Tour Bike Race and Brewfest (Brewfest open to public) at Centennial Park Presented by Poulsbo Rotary 

Entertainment at Austin-Kvelstad Pavilion

  • 10:30–11:00am: Musical Performance by Poulsbo Elementary Marimbas
  • 11:15 –12:00pm: Performance by In Motion Dance
  • 12:15-1:45pm: Magician Kevin Wolfe
  • 2:00-2:45 p.m: Performance by Boot Boogie Babes
  • 3:30-5:00 p.m: Musical Performance by Joel Gibson Jr. 
  • 5:15-5:45 p.m: Shield Wall Demonstration Presented by Viking Village