Frequently Asked Questions

Q: When/where is Viking Fest

A: Viking Fest takes place the 3rd weekend of May, coinciding with the Norwegian Independance Celebration “Syttende Mai”. Poulsbo is located in Washington State, just West of Seattle. It can be reached by car, by driving across the Tacoma Narrows or taking the Ferry from Seattle or Edmonds. Poulsbo can also be reached by boat or seaplane.

Q: Where can I park? 

A: Head on over here

Q: Are dogs allowed?

A: Yes, this event is a public event taking place in public areas. Keep in mind this event can get very crowded, also much of it is on blacktop, so on hot days it may not be a fun event for your fur friends. Please use your best judgement to ensure this is a fun and safe event for everyone.

Q: I’m visiting from out of town, what are the best places to stay? 

A: Head on over to our tourism site, for a list of accomodations in our area. 

Q: How Do I Become a Vendor?

A: Print the appropriate application from the applications page, submit application and wait for a reply as the approval process takes time. Vendors are selected more than 30 days prior to the event, if you wish to be a vendor please be sure to have your application in early.

Q: When are vendor applications available?

A: Vendor applications are generally posted end of January to early February each year. We are run by volunteers, so please keep checking the site and be patient. Once posted the application deadline for vendors is generally March 15th. After the deadline we review all applications and make our selections, at which point will we contact those that are chosen. Any vendor who are not chosen will have their checks retuned to them. We will not accept any applications after deadline.