May 15

47th Annual Viking Fest!

47th  ANNUAL VIKING FEST

May 15th-17th, 2015

Presented by

Muriel Iverson Williams (MIW) Waterfront Park, Anderson Parkway & King Olav

Parking Lot in Downtown Poulsbo

Friday May 15th

12:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

  • Food/Craft Booths open on Anderson Parkway
  • Carnival opens at King Olav Parking Lot until 10 p.m.
  • Viking Village & Suquamish Arts & Crafts open in MIW Waterfront Park

Entertainment at Austin-Kvelstad Pavilion sponsored by Valley Nursery

3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.           Navy Band “ Passage”

4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.           Opening Ceremony – Austin-Kvelstad Pavilion in MIW Waterfront Park

  • Presentation of the Colors by Boy Scout troop 1571
  • Norwegian National Anthems – performed by the Sons of Norway Men’s Chorus
  • U.S. National Anthem – performed by the Poulsbo Viking Brass
  • Welcomes by Kathi Foresee – Viking Fest President
  • Introduction by Glenn Robbins – Sons of Norway President
  • Welcome by Mayor Becky Erickson
  • Introduction of 2015 Miss Viking Fest & her Court

4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.           Music by Sons of Norway Mens Chorus

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.           Poulsbo Sons of Norway Liekarringen Dancers-2 Age groups

6:00 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.           Wall of Shield – Presented by Viking Village

6:45 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.           Music by “James Redfern”

8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.           Psycho Sushi

 

Saturday May 16th 

7:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.           43th Annual Poulsbo Noon Lions’ Pancake Breakfast at NK High School.

All funds benefit the Lions’ NK High School Scholarship Fund

7:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.          38th Annual Viking Fest Road Race

Sponsored by City of Poulsbo, Parks and Recreation Department

                                                 Go HERE for more information

11:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.            Sons of Norway Lodge #44 Poulsbo – Scandinavian Luncheon

11: 00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.          Sons of Norway Lodge Membership drive Beer Garden

Entertainment at Austin-Kvelstad Pavilion sponsored by Valley Nursery

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.          Country Cloggers

11:00 a.m. –11:30 a.m.            Music by “Karl-Ivar Petterson & Julia Pihl”, Swedish Accordion player

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.          Poulsbo Elementary Marimba Group

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.            Kitsap Kickers

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.            46th Annual Parade – Downtown Poulsbo, sponsored by Central Market

                                                 Featuring Miss Viking Fest and Little Miss Viking Fest

4:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.            Viking Nordic Dancers, Astoria, OR

5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.           KCMT

5:30 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.            Wall of Shield presented by Viking Village

6:15 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.             Music by “Sweet T & Justice”

8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.          Music by “Betsy & the Boys”

 

Sunday May 17th

8:00 a.m. – until done           1st  Annual Viking Tour Bike race- 5 mile, 35 mile, 65 mile tours

information at info@poulsbovikingtour.com or poulsbovikingtour.com

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.             VolksSporters Walking Club 5K & 10K Fun Walk-Check in at info booth

9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.             43rd Annual Poulsbo Noon Lions’ Pancake Breakfast

                                                  Held at NK High School- All funds benefit the Lions’ NK High School Scholarship Fund

10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.          

  • Food/Craft Booths open on Anderson Parkway
  • Carnival opens at King Olav Parking Lot until 5:30 p.m.
  • Entertainment at Austin-Kvelstad Pavilion in Liberty Bay Park
  • Viking Village & Suquamish Arts & Crafts open in MIW Waterfront Park

Entertainment at Austin-Kvelstad Pavilion sponsored by Valley Nursery

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.         2nd  Annual Donut Eating Contest sponsored by SLUYS BAKERY, POULSBO

– multiple ages

                                                  Sign up at the Information Booth – Limited Entries Available

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.           Oyster Eating Contest Sponsored by THE LOFT RESTAURANT, Poulsbo

Sign up at the Information Booth – Limited Entries Available

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.             Annual Lutefisk Eating Contest

                                                  Sign up at Information Booth – Limited Entries Available

                                                  Lutefisk donated by NEW DAY FISHERIES, Port Townsend

 

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.            Viking Paddle – Stand Up Paddle Board Race- 1 mile race (Liberty Bay)

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.            Viking Paddle – Stand Up Paddle Board Race- 5 mile race (Liberty Bay)

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.            3rd Annual Message in a Bottle Race – sponsored by CENEX

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.            Wall of Shield presented by Viking Village

6:00 p.m.                                 Booths and Entertainment Close

6:00 p.m.                                 Carnival Closes