Come to Darkwood and celebrate the coming of spring and of tourney season! Get your gear in order and hone your blades, as this event offers wonderful fighting for both heavy and rapier fighters. Bring your art to show off or to work on. Come for the fellowship and feasting for which Darkwood is known!
There will be our annual silent auction, so come prepared to find treasures!
*Dogs are allowed on site but must be on a leash at all times. This policy will be firmly enforced as it is a site requirement.
Lists open at 9:00 am for sign up
Lists close at 11:00 am sharp
Invocation at 11:30 am.
Fighting begins at 12:00 pm.
Feast begins at 6:00 p.m.
Head Cook: Seraphina Van Eldstrom
Event Steward: Leofwen Cryccthegn Deorcwuda (Jennifer Nestojko)
Phone: 408-205-4278 (No calls after 9:30 P.M.)
From south of Gilroy: Take the best route to US-101 N to CA-156 E toward San Juan Batista/ Hollister. Turn right onto Union Road. Turn right onto Airline Hwy/ CA-25. *Follow CA-25 through Tres Pinos and the fairgrounds will be on your right.
From the Bay Area: Take US-101 S. Take the CA-25 exit toward Hollister CA-25 merging right going into Hollister. Turn left onto Santa Ana Road. Turn right onto Fairview Road. Turn left onto Airline Hwy/ CA-25 and follow CA-25 through Tres Pinos and the fairgrounds will be on your right.
From I-5: Take CA-33 exit at Santa Nella towards Gilroy. Turn West onto CA-33. Merge onto CA-152 West toward Gilroy. Turn left onto CA-156/ Pacheco Pass Hwy. Turn left onto Fairview Road. Turn left onto Airline Hwy/ CA-25 and follow CA-25 through Tres Pinos and the fairgrounds will be on your right.