Medieval Combat, Brought To Life

Hastings Medieval Festival

A very unique 2-day festival celebrating the Sword Fighter on Labour Day weekend in Hastings (Ont. Canada)

Nowhere in the world will you find this many sword fighting styles together at one place. Each sword fighting group gets a time period at centre stage to talk about their form of sword fighting and show a demonstration of their style.

Things To Know

97 Elgin St, Hastings, ON K0L 1Y0

Dates & Times

September 3 & 4, 2022


Advanced Pricing

  • General (13+): $7.50 + HST
  • Child (6-12)/Senior: $5 + HST
  • Family (2 General + 2 Child): $20 + HST
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Multiple Sword Fighting Styles

  • LARP (Live Action Role Play)
  • SCA (Society for Creative Anachronism)
  • Fencing
  • HEMA (Historical European Martial Arts)
    •  German
    • Italian
    • Vikings – 2 styles
    • Buhurt, also known as ACL (American Combat League) & HMB (Historical Medieval Battles)
    • Egyptian Stick Fighting
    • MACE (Medieval Armoured Combat Entertainment)

Some of these styles will have more than one group representing them

Medieval Vendors and Artisans

Other groups/vendors/artisans/professionals attending the Festival

  • Merchants are there selling their wares
  • Artisans, such as blacksmiths and chainmail makers are also there demonstrating their skills and selling their crafts
  • Special presentations by Musicians and Dancers
  • Special displays & demonstrations. Falcons and Reptiles.

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