Viking Market

The 14th annual Viking Market “Vikingadagar” / “Viikinkipäivät” will take place on July 28th – July 29th 2018!

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The Viking Centre will be visited by Vikings living in the Viking village, presenting themselves and different kinds of Viking age crafts and activities. Activities for the public, like Viking axe throwing, archery and baking bread, have been very popular at past events.

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The event can also be found on our facebook page.

Viking Centre opening hours July 2018:
Every day 10.00 – 20.00, Saturdays 10.00 – 22.00

The Viking Market time-table:
Sat 28.7 10.00-18.00 and Sun 29.7 10.00-14.00.
Entrance fee: 8,00 for adults and 4,00 for children 4-14 years old. The price includes a short presentation, a guide map of the Viking village and free-of-charge participation in all the activities.

Here’s the schedule for the free-of-charge car ferry M/S Aurora between Kasnäs and Långnäs. The ferry also departs at 10.00 from Kasnäs on Sat 28 July. Please note that there’s a distance of 5 km from Långnäs to the Viking Centre. If you are arriving without a transport of your own, there is a bus on Sat 28 July at 12.35 from Långnäs to the Viking Centre and at 15.35 from the Viking Centre to Långnäs. The bus ticket is 5,00 euros / adult and 2,50 / child (-11 years old) one way. You can also call a taxi from Hitis (Per-Erik Fihlman 0400-697916), and it’s possible to rent bicycles from Kasnäs.

Program:

Saturday 28.7.2018

10:00 to 18:00 Viking handicrafts – shows and sales, cooking in Viking style over an open fire, workshops, sword fight training etc.

Guidings in different languages are organized in the centre’s two auditoriums, the presentation lasts about 20 minutes. Time-tables are posted on the walls.

11:00 Traditional song performance
11:30 Archery
12:00 Bread frying for children at the dwelling house Farmansgården
12:30 Axe throwing, both adults and children can try
12:45 Battle demonstration
14:00 Viking Fashion Show
14:45 Battle demonstration
15:15 Traditional song performance
15:30 Axe throwing, both adults and children can try
16:00 Bread frying for children at the dwelling house Farmansgården
16:30 Guided tour in the Viking village

Sunday 29.7.2018
10:00 to 14:00 Viking handicrafts – shows and sales, cooking in Viking style over an open fire, workshops, sword fight training etc.

Guidings in different languages are organized in the centre’s two auditoriums, the presentation lasts about 20 minutes. Time-tables are posted on the walls.

11:00 Traditional song performance
11:30 Archery
12:00 Bread frying for children at the dwelling house Farmansgården
12:30 Axe throwing, both adults and children can try
13:00 Battle demonstration
13:30 Traditional song performance
13:45 Bread frying for children at the dwelling house Farmansgården

The entry fee includes a map with text that serves as your guide in the Viking village. The map is also your ticket to the area, so please carry it when you enter and leave the Viking village. The same ticket is valid all weekend!

Our café serves fish soup on both days from 11.30-16.00. Price for the lunch is 13,00 / adult and 6,50 / child (4-14 years).

There is lots to see and experience for the whole family, welcome!

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Rights to program content changes are reserved.

For sellers / enthusiasts in the Viking group: Phone 040 – 218 2960 or info@rosala.fi. The event is free for vendors, we hope that you can participate in the event from 10:00 on Saturday to 14:00 on Sunday. You are also welcome to arrive on Friday.