The Viking Festival at Egge

The many-sided festival program will attract visitors of every age. The Viking Festival especially wishes to communicate with the children, both in order to give them an exciting experience and to encourage their interest in their own history and roots.

The Viking Festival at Egge is a major event for anyone with interest in the Viking age. The festival has special attractions for children; a viking playground with all kinds of viking activities, competitions and plays. The scary viking Silkeskjegg appears every day in a children’s theatre performance. The adult visitors can also enjoy a variety of happenings; the Viking Market offers all sorts of arts and crafts from all over Europe, and we must not forget the very special Gilde arranged at Saturday evening. The Gilde takes place in a magic atmosphere created by different performers – singers,storytellers, dancers and you can listen to viking music. Finally, there are exhibitions and historic lectures for you to attend, you can become aquainted with the viking cuisine and viking mead, watch etc. The festival is arranged every second year, the second weekend of July. 2013, 2015 etc. 

The next Egge Viking Festival is held 10- 12. of July 2015.