Medieval Times Buena Park - Bringing the Middle Ages to Life

Roasted chicken, potatoes, dessert, shopping and jousting. Medieval Times Buena Park offers just that and a whole lot more to visitors who enter the Buena Park, California, castle.

What more could a medieval history nut ask for when it comes to dinner and a show?

One in a chain of eight "castles" across the country and in Canada, Medieval Times Buena Park offers patrons an evening of entertainment and dining as they are "transported" back in time to a tournament worthy of a king's court.

The evening begins as visitors are escorted into the castle to browse its great hall and the gift shops and curiosities available at Medieval Times Buena Park. Items available for purchase include figurines, pictures, swords, and replica costumes along with a whole lot more.

Once guests have settled in to the great hall, the show begins with a welcome from the King and Queen in the Medieval Times Buena Park castle's entry room. From there, guests are escorted into a dining area with rows and rows of tables that surround a large central jousting field.

Prices at the various Medieval Times locations vary, but at Medieval Times Buena Park guests can expect to pay $45.95 for adults and $31.95 children under 12. This castle offers coupons online by going to and clicking on to the Medieval Times Buena Park link. The discount takes a few dollars off for each person.

Other discounts are available for patrons of Medieval Times Buena Park when large groups book in advance or school groups come to learn more about the middle ages.

Dinner at this castle includes garlic bread, vegetable soup, roasted chicken, spare rib, herb-basted potato, dessert and a drink - all served on pewter to add to the period flair of Medieval Times Buena Park.

As dinner is served, the "champions" are introduced and audience members are assigned their knight to root for. Each section of the "stadium," or dining area is given their own night and colors to fly as the tournament unfolds below on the field.

As the evening unfolds, knights battle it out on the field as other performers bring the whole scene to life for guests of Medieval Times Buena Park. The exquisite costumery displayed by the knights and members of the court make the price of admission well worth it as does the incredible show of horsemanship and stunt work that plays out on the field below as audience members look on and cheer for their knight.

Medieval Times Buena Park also offers special prices and shows for educational purposes. These events are designed to bring history to life for students studying the middle ages by exposing them to the customs, costumes and pageantry the was commonplace in court life during the period along with the foods and other rich traditions.

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