Pack your bags for a time-travelling journey this July as the Abbey Medieval Festival makes a grand return to Caboolture, Queensland. Scheduled to run on Saturday, July 8 and Sunday, July 9, 2023, this historical extravaganza promises a mesmerising blend of medieval culture, excitement, and good old-fashioned fun.
The Abbey Medieval Festival is no ordinary event – it’s a vibrant leap back into the Middle Ages, right here in the heart of the 21st century. The historic Abbeystowe grounds will be transformed into a bustling medieval village, filled with gallant knights, noble ladies, merry jesters, and diligent merchants, all adding to the authenticity of this captivating experience.
Experience the heart-pounding thrill of live jousting tournaments, the quintessential medieval spectacle. Witness armored knights charging on their mighty steeds, lances colliding with shields, in a breathtaking display of courage and skill.
Got a knack for archery? Test your aim in the archery competition. Regardless of whether you’re a seasoned archer or a curious beginner, it’s an exhilarating chance to demonstrate your prowess and maybe even claim a prize.
As you meander through the festival grounds, you’ll encounter actors bringing riveting slices of history to life. From hardened Vikings recounting their maritime exploits to Turkish oil wrestlers demonstrating their sheer strength, there’s a surprise around every corner at the Abbey Medieval Festival.
When it’s time to refuel, the festival won’t disappoint. A variety of food stalls will serve up an array of medieval-themed fare, including hearty venison pies and other culinary delights. For those seeking a moment of respite, The Stag Inn offers a cozy haven where you can sit back with a refreshing mead or cider.
The Abbey Medieval Festival is a celebration of all things medieval, welcoming everyone from history enthusiasts and fantasy aficionados to families and individuals simply in search of an extraordinary weekend. It’s a unique opportunity to embrace your inner geek and revel in the rich tapestry of the Middle Ages.
So dust off your best ye-olde ‘fits, slip into your breeches or bodices, and join us at the Abbey Medieval Festival. This isn’t just a festival; it’s an immersive journey into the past, a testament to the enduring allure of the medieval era, and a celebration of history like no other.
Mark your calendars for Saturday, July 8 and Sunday, July 9, 2023. We can’t wait to welcome you to the Abbey Medieval Festival in Caboolture. Prepare for an unforgettable adventure!
Tickets available here.