Viking market Jork at the marina Neuenschleuse, 21635 Jork
From the 17th to the 19th of May 2019 the Viking Market Jork takes place for the 13th time. More than 400 Viking traders, craftsmen and fighters from all over Europe set up their tents around a wooden ring castle, which was built especially for the Viking market in Jork Neuenschleuse. Visitors can experience how they lived in the period from the 7th to the 11th century and immerse themselves in this special atmosphere.
Artisans and dealers in authentic clothing offer their artful, self-made work and goods according to old tradition. One finds i.e. Jewelery, helmets, clothing, fabrics, skins, woodwork, blacksmithing and also various weapons. At many stands it is possible to join in and get to know the medieval craft.
Viking fighters present their martial skills in show fights and present to the visitors the different weapons used in combat.
With a Viking ship visitors can drive over the "sea" and row themselves. On an archery tournament with longbows, everyone can prove their skills and compete with others.
The Dutch musicians Sowulo create a very special atmosphere when they are distributed with their traditional instruments throughout the day, always appear live at different places.
A wide range of food and drink complete the program.
A great experience for the whole family. History is brought to life here.
We warmly welcome you!