Buccaneer Beer Fest

Buccaneer Beer Fest – October 7th & 8th, 2017


Hula Hoop Contest

You don’t have to jump through hoops to enter; you just need to be the last man, woman, or child hula hooping to win! Join in for FREE each day at 10:45am at the Washing Well Stage.


Tattoo Competition

Do you think you have the best ink in the Realm? Find out at our FREE Tattoo Competition held daily at 12:45pm at the Washing Well Stage. Prizes will be awarded to the best tattoos in each category!

Contest Categories:
Most Unusual/Unique
Best Arm/Leg Sleeve
Best Portrait
Best Fantasy/Medieval
People’s Choice


Costume Contest

Showcase your best garb in this week’s FREE costume contest! Held daily at 1:15pm at the Washing Well Stage.

Costume contest sponsored by 


Pale Ale Beer Sausage Eating Competition

Join us for the FREE Pale Ale Beer Sausage Eating Competition to see who can devour their sausage the fastest! Held daily at 2:45pm at the Washing Well Stage.

Sausage eating competition brought to you by 


Best Beard Competition

Patrons proud of their finely trimmed and manicured beards can enter into the new Beard Competition! The most appealing beards will win prizes! Enter this FREE contest daily at 3:00pm for the chance to win in the following categories:

• Longest Beard
• Grizzliest (Fullest) Beard
• Best Mustache
• Best Design/Style


Hold the Plank

Held daily at 4:00pm at the Washing Well Stage.


Pegged Leg Contest

Held daily at 5:00pm at the Washing Well Stage.


Villager Bingo

Can you find them all? Play Villager Bingo for FREE and win a FREE festival ride. Pick up your card at the Info Booth at the Front Gate. All day!


Weekend Promotions:

Celebration of Cities (McPherson, KS, Wichita, KS & Salina, KS)

Residents from these cities will receive $3 off their admission ticket when they present proof of residency at our box office.