September 22rd & 23th 2018. Sat. 10 am - 8 pm. Sun. 10 am - 6 pm.

$10 Adults. $3 Kids 6-12. Five and under, Free

Parking $5, all lots. Free shuttle from Vista High School parking.

Viking Village and Marketplace

Visit our Living History Encampments where you will experience Viking Village life. The Viking Marketplace is filled with merchants offering Viking wares and treasures brought back from across the seas.

Entertainment and Competitions

Our two stages feature some of the areas best Celtic Folk & Rock groups, and other entertainers. Be part of the show and make Viking Festival history by participating in one of our signature competitions!

Battles and Weapons Range

Exciting Viking battles will be fought on our list field. At the Weapons Range, our expert instructors will train you in the skills of Axe Throwing, Spear Throwing, and Archery.

Heritage Hall and KidZone

Vikings of the Past, Present, and Future come together! Our Heritage Hall is filled with Scandinavian History, Crafts, and Food. Next Door, the KidZone is abuzz with activities including games, crafts, and music.

Food and Drink

A selection of the finest ale, mead, and cider from over twenty five breweries as near as San Diego to as far as Iceland are featured in our two beer gardens.

Try all kinds of ethnic foods such as krumkake, lefse, swedish meatballs, crepes, cevap, and more!

Viking Festival Family and Sponsors


Odin himself oversees the Vista Viking Festival, but it takes many hands to create this spectacular event.  Men, Women, and Deities from across the Nine Worlds work tirelessly to make us California's Premier Viking Festival.