German Middle Ages Market!
Hickory Grove Park on Saturday, April 17th from 10am – 8:00pm.
- Area Arts and Crafter Vendors (Craft Show (Ends around 5pm)
- Live Entertainment
- Vendors and Attendees are encouraged to wear period costumes!
- German Beer and Food
A Mittelaltermarkt or Middle Age Market is a German version of a Renaissance fair. Our Middle Age Market will focus mostly on crafters this year. Over 1000 Mittelaltermarkts are held in Germany each year.
Since this is close to is a Middle Age related event, all workers, vendors and attendees are encouraged to dress up in period attire. Basically any costume you might see on Game of Thrones, Vikings, Robin Hood, William Tell, Merlin, King Arthur, Hobbit, Lord of the Rings, Robin Hood movies or TV shows for example. We welcome knights, handmaidens, monks, peasants, princesses, lords, huntsmen, witches, sorcerers, fairies, elfs, trolls and more!
Food being served will include: bratwurst, pork schnitzel, sauerkraut, German potato salad, Berliner wurst and Bavarian pretzels. Softdrinks, beer and wine will also be available. Ice Cream specialties can also be purchased.
Crafters will be setup until at least 5pm. Food will be served until 6pm or until it runs out.
Anyone who is interested in being a vendor should call or text Jeff Pulfer at 309-621-1813. Vendors should reserve a spot by Wednesday, April 14th.
COVID-19 Guidelines need to be followed. Only service animals allowed on the property during this event.