Viking Fest

The Bremerton Sons of Norway Oslo Lodge longship makes its way through Poulsbo’s Front Street during the 2019 Viking Fest parade. Brian Judge / Kitsap News Group.

Viking Fest, Poulsbo’s Scandinavian celebration, has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 outbreak

POULSBO — One of Kitsap County’s biggest events of the year, Viking Fest held each May in Poulsbo, has been cancelled due to the COVID-19… Continue reading

 

Hold onto your horns, the Vikings are coming to town!

Hold onto your horns, the Vikings are coming to town!

Friday, May 18, Viking Fest now in its 50th year kicks off with a jammed packed weekend

 

Viking Tour returns for fourth year in 2018

Viking Tour returns for fourth year in 2018

The event provide races at three different lengths — 18, 30 and 60 miles.

 

Sons of Norway Viking Fest Luncheon to be held on Wednesday, May 16

Sons of Norway Viking Fest Luncheon to be held on Wednesday, May 16

POULSBO — This year’s Viking Fest luncheon at the Sons of Norway will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, May 16.… Continue reading

Sons of Norway Viking Fest Luncheon to be held on Wednesday, May 16
Seeley crowned 2018 Miss Viking Fest

Seeley crowned 2018 Miss Viking Fest

Brittany Walsworth, Kristen Crawford and Alexis Duncan were named Miss Viking Fest princesses.

Seeley crowned 2018 Miss Viking Fest
Viking Fest parade | Photo gallery

Viking Fest parade | Photo gallery

POULSBO — The 2017 Viking Fest parade on May 20 was a v-e-e-e-r-r-r-r-y long parade. With the huge crowds, I thought it would be simpler… Continue reading

Viking Fest parade | Photo gallery
Welcome to Poulsbo. And welcome to Viking Fest

Welcome to Poulsbo. And welcome to Viking Fest

May 17 is to Americans of Norwegian ancestry what April 24 is to Americans of Irish ancestry, Sept. 15-16 is to Americans of Mexican ancestry,… Continue reading

Welcome to Poulsbo. And welcome to Viking Fest
Detail from the 2017 Viking Fest logo designed by Keith Lyon of Northwest College of Art & Design.

Miss Viking Fest contestants will bring historic figures from 1920s back to life

Vying for $1,500, and a year in the spotlight to call attention to a cause

Detail from the 2017 Viking Fest logo designed by Keith Lyon of Northwest College of Art & Design.
Detail from the winning logo by Keith Lyon of Northwest College of Art & Design.

Lyon wins 2017 Viking Fest logo contest

POULSBO — Keith Lyon, a student at Northwest College of Art & Design, is the winner of the 2017 Viking Fest logo contest. For the… Continue reading

Detail from the winning logo by Keith Lyon of Northwest College of Art & Design.