May 5 - 6: Opening Weekend Family Discount Celebration! Bring the family and celebrate the opening of our 2012 festival. With the purchase of two regularly-priced adult tickets, two grandparents and all children age 12 and under will receive free admission, this weekend only. This discount is only available at our Festival Ticket Office on May 5th and 6th, and cannot be combined with any other discounts or offers. May 12 - 13: Mother's Day Weekend Sunday May 13th: Married couples are welcome to participate in the Vow Renewal Ceremony and reaffirm their commitment to one-another. The Vow Renewal Ceremony location and time will be posted at our Information/T-Shirt Booth (the first tent as you enter the festival). There is no additional cost to participate in this ceremony. May 19 - 20: Pirate Invasion Weekend Huzzah! The hills are swarming with rascals and rogues as a crew of scuvry pirates invade our shire of Covington Glen. See the swashbuckling and sword-brandishing of pirates galore. Children Rascals and Pirates aged 12 and under can participate in the Children's Pirate Costume Contest on both May 19th and May 20th. Contest location and time will be posted at our Information/T-Shirt Booth (the first tent as you enter the festival). Bring a sack of canned goods for the Second Harvest Foodbank. The Tennessee National Guard will collect your donation at the Second Harvest Foodbank truck near the Festival Front Gate Entrance, where you will receive your thank-you and a Festival Token. May 26 - 27 - 28: Royal Jousting Tournament Weekend Jousters from far and wide come to vie for top honors - The Free Lancers 2012 Gath of Baal Jousting Tournament is underway! Competitors from afar compete in Full Armored Contact Jousting. The challenges and competition are Saturday and Sunday, with the final competition on Memorial Day Monday.
May 5, 2012 - May 28, 2012
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