Code of Conduct
Where is The Viking Experience being held?
The Viking Experience will be held at the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds just outside of Annapolis, MD. 1450 Generals Hwy, Crownsville, MD 21032.
When is The Viking Experience?
The Viking Experience is being help on May 22-23, 2021, form 10am to 6pm.
What other amenities are in the surrounding area?
The festival is 2 miles from the Annapolis Mall and about 7 miles outside of Downtown Annapolis.
Should I dress up in costume?
No, we do not require costumes, but we do admit costumes add to the overall atmosphere. we encourage creativity and permit costumes from all eras and fantasy realms.
How should I dress?
The Viking Experience is an outdoor event. We suggest you dress for the day’s weather and wear comfortable walking shoes. We reserve the right to refuse entry to anyone dressed in a manner deemed as offensive by Faire management. No clothing with written obscenities, violent or sexual images, excessively revealing or transparent fabrics, or offensive symbols.
Can I wear a sword, bow, knife, axe, or any other weapons with my costume?
Yes! All weapons must be sheathed and peace-tied. This means they are sheathed in such a manner as to make them unable to draw. You may bring a bow and arrows, however, the bow must be unstrung or strung with yarn or some other cord that cannot hold tension. Arrows must be untipped and peace-tied into their quiver. Our Security personnel will check all weapons at the gate and offer assistance if needed.
Can I bring in outside food and drink?
Outside food and drinks are not allowed inside The Viking Experience gates; however you may bring in food for infants and toddlers. You may bring in one unopened bottle of water per guest.
What about alcohol?
No alcohol is allowed in the gate. Alcohol can be purchased at the cash bar.
Can I bring my pets to The Viking Experience?
No! Pets are not permitted at The Viking Experience; however, service animals are not considered pets by the federal government and are welcome at The Viking Experience.
Under the American Disabilities Act (ADA), a service animal is defined as a dog that has been individually trained to do work or perform tasks for an individual with a disability. The task(s) performed by the dog must be directly related to the person's disability.
ADA is also clear that emotional support, therapy, comfort, or companion animals not considered service animals and are not permitted in The Viking Experience.
Can I smoke at The Viking Experience?
There will be designated smoking areas. The same restrictions for smoking apply to electronic cigarettes/vapors.
Is The Viking Experience handicap accessible?
The majority of the grounds are handicapped accessible, though it is hilly.
Is there a charge for parking?
No there is no charge for parking, but we will have a donation box at the ticket booth so that you may give a donation to our charity.
What do I do in case of a medical emergency while at The Viking Experience?
A fully staffed medical services team is available during The Viking Experience hours.
What is your Re-Entry policy?
Attendees that exit the fairgrounds are permitted to re-enter with proper wristband.
Can I volunteer and what are the benefits?
Yes, we welcome all volunteers. Our volunteer perks are.
Food and drinks (water and soda)
Volunteer will get in the full weekend free.
1 day pass
Please visit the volunteer page.
Do you have Sponsorship opportunities?
Yes, we welcome sponsorship. Please contact us at GreyBeardTheViking@gmail.com
CODE OF CONDUCT
This is a safe, respectful, inclusive, and fun environment for everyone to enjoy. This Code of Conduct applies to everyone at the festival and participants on social media channels. Guests, staff, volunteers, vendors, and press will be held to the same standards. We reserve the right to remove or ban any person who does not adhere to the Code of Conduct. We do not tolerate harassment of any kind, including:
Intimidation or threats
Inappropriate disruption of events
Physical assault of any type
Inappropriate physical contact
Unwanted sexual attention
Unwanted photography or video recording
Bullying or stalking
Especially in connection to:
Race or ethnicity
Gender identity or presentation
Sex or sexual orientation
Disability, medical condition, or pregnancy
What to do
If you are asked to stop any harassing behavior, STOP immediately.
If you experience or witness any form of harassment, please contact the nearest staff member. A manager will address the situation.