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Viking Fest

at The Franklin Institute

Sat Oct 13 

Vikings: Beyond the Legend Opening Day Celebration

Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

Prepare for an invasion as “Vikings: Beyond the Legend” storms into The Franklin Institute on Saturday, October 13! To complement the exhibit experience and celebrate the highly anticipated opening we’ve crafted a family-friendly festival to highlight the hugely influential, complex, and fascinating Viking Age!
Viking Fest features:

  • Viking reenactors including “Erik the Everyday Viking”
  • The 80-foot-long Leif Erikson replica Viking Ship “Norseman” on display
  • Performances from the Drexel University Percussion Ensemble
  • Blacksmithing Demonstrations     
  • Weaving Demonstrations
  • Bread Making
  • Rune Painting
  • Wood Turning
  • Mini Boat Building
  • Nerf Archery

…and more!

Set sail TODAY by reserving your tickets and bypassing the lines.