Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament - Buena Park, CA
Chivalrous knights, rugged castles, beautiful princesses, and timeless stories are waiting for you at Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament in Buena Park! Spend an evening as a noble guest at the castle as you watch an action-packed medieval tournament and enjoy the sensational four-course royal feast. Sit back and enjoy this marvelous dinner adventure as you feast on the four-course meal fit for a King! This is one of Orange County's best family shows, so be sure to bring the whole group out to enjoy this.
About the Show
Six bold knights compete in a tournament of jousting, sword fighting, and hand-to-hand combat, using all of their skill and strength to win the title of tournament champion and gain the favor of beautiful Princess Catalina. Guests are seated in color-coded sections corresponding with one of the brave knights, so you can contribute to the action by cheering your favorite warrior to victory. The clashing swords and shattering shields of the tournament aren't all the show has to offer – there is also an inspiring romance and a healthy dose of castle intrigue as the king seeks to maintain his kingdom's peace, making for a truly inspiring story.
The Knights feats of strength are equaled only by the talents of the animal performers. Mighty Pure Spanish war horses perform remarkable equestrian stunts. Pure Spanish horses were loved by medieval royalty for their strength and skill. The royal falconer will show off powerful hawks and falcons that amaze with their speed and agility. Not only is the performance a splendid and magnificent one, but the guests will all have more than their share of fun when watching it. Adults and kids alike are sure to be impressed with this spectacular show. Watch these talented and gorgeous horses prance and trot around the arena like they own the joint.
About the Feast
The royal feast is served as you watch the tournament. With a meal fit for a King, the entire audience is sure to binge on this delicious food spread. Enjoy tomato bisque, toasted garlic bread, oven-roasted chicken, spare rib, herb-basted potato, two rounds of soft drink, and the castle pastry for dessert, all served in authentic medieval style – no silverware! Arrive a bit early to explore the castle – the palm trees and California sun make the Spanish castle look right at home. Go inside for a look at the Hall of Arms, where you can learn about the weaponry and tactics you'll see in the tournament.
About the Castle
Not only is the show impressive, but the castle itself is a true sight to see. Ivy covered walls line the exterior, along with massive towers that are fit for archers to defend the wall from. A giant gate raises and lowers to let guests in and the castle exterior is lined with flags and coats of arms displaying the colors of each knight.
After entering the castle, you can visit the Hall of Arms, where there is a wide variety of medieval weaponry and decor. Coats of Arms belonging to many different prestigious families of the time, spectacular and intimidating replicas of medieval torture devices, and more will surely have you excited and ready for the show!
The Buena Park castle is perfectly located within a thirty-minute drive to the beach, making it easy to spend the day having fun in the sun before heading to see the tournament. Located within close proximity to other attractions, as well, this castle is down the road from things like Knott's Berry Farm, a plethora of hotels, Adventure City amusement park, and Disneyland is even just a short drive away. Whatever you wish to do before or after your trip to Medival Times, you are sure to find it within close range to the castle.
Medieval Times has nine different castle locations across North America, providing people in almost every region a chance to catch this wonderful tournament. Other castles are located in Toronto, Ontario, Atlanta, Georgia, Dallas, Texas, Orlando, Florida, Lyndhurst, New Jersey, Baltimore, Maryland, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and Chicago, Illinois. With so many different locations, you can rest assured that almost anywhere you go will be within driving distance to a castle. Don't miss your chance to see this wonderful show and enjoy a scrumptious dinner.