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Volunteers are preparing for 2020 and will update information as soon as confirmed.
Any questions, phone/text 403-335-9445 or E-Mail Kathleen.
Two days, dozens of historical reenactors, sword fights, big cannons, and live combat!
STEP BACK IN TIME and visit with costumed (and sometimes armed) performers representing 9th C Scandinavia, 11th Century England, 18th Century England, 19th Century Canada, and 20th Century Germany.
You'll "Stroll Through the Ages" in our reenactment village with the Sons of Fenrir Vikings, Dragons Own Medieval Combat Group, Victorian Society of Alberta, Edmonton House Brigade, Yankee Valley Yankees, 10th Battalion (CEF) Commemorative Association (WWI), WWII First Special Service Force Reenactors, and the Prairie Motor Brigade!
And there's more! You can shop in our Artisan Alley seeing heritage arts and traditional crafts in keeping with the character of this festival.
NEW FOR 2019! - Medieval castles were mysterious places and oftentimes they had a maze. Horses in the Middle Ages were used by knights as they trained for battle. We have combined both at Days of Yore, with our new Medieval Stick Pony Maze! Kids get an "I conquered the Stick Pony Maze at Days of Yore" certificate. It'll be "Ahh-mazing"!
We've even got a facepainter who has just a sprinkle of pixie dust in her - with sword and shield balloons as well! Check out all our specials on our Artisan Alley page.
AND AT THE LIBRARY! - Gearing up for Days of Yore, on the afternoon of July 29th, the Didsbury Library is inviting everyone to an afternoon of sipping tea with suffragettes Nellie McClung and Irene Parlby, while learning about The Famous Five and their fight for women's rights! And a little military trivia for you as we head into Days of Yore: In May 1942, Canadian nurses became the first in any Allied country to have officer status!
AND AT THE MUSEUM! - July 31st will be a great day for kids registered for Summer Fun at the Museum. They'll all be making swords so they're ready for the weekend! Special guest speaker will talk to the kids about Days of Yore. Great fun for all!
This is the only festival of its kind - dedicated to historical authenticity, where you can see soldiers from throughout history intermingling with each other - and you! Experience life as a Viking, as one of King Arthur's Knights, as a fur trader with the Hudson's Bay Company, or a commander during one of the World Wars! And for the more delicate, come dressed in your finest and join Queen Victoria's friends in a rousing game of croquet!
Yes, we encourage your family to come dressed up in your favourite period costume and join in on the fun.
Make sure you take in Sunday afternoon's GRAND FINALE MELEE, when everybody tries to be the last man standing!
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11 am - 5 pm Both Days
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