Princess & Knight Training is in Session at Chicago's Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament

It’s an interactive experience of gallantry and royalty for girls and boys ages 5 – 12, free with paid admission.
By: Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament
July 24, 2012 - PRLog -- SCHAUMBURG, IL – Hear ye! Hear ye! Weekends this summer, Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament located in Schaumburg, IL invites the royal children of the audience – ages 5 through 12 – into the arena one hour before the first performance to participate in a hands-on experience of being a royal Princess or Knight of the Realm. Princess and Knight Training sessions are free with paid show admission.

The new Princess Training program, taking place one hour before Saturday matinee performances, is hosted by the castle’s own Princess Catalina. She will share the important traits essential to becoming a Princess while the Princesses-in-Training create their own Princess Hat. The session ends with a tutorial on the proper and perfect princess curtsy.

Princess Training joins the popular Knight Training, which has returned this summer to the Chicago Castle on Sundays taking place one hour before the first show. Knight Training is hosted by the Castle’s own Knights, Lord Chancellor and King Don Carlos. Children will learn about the bravery and skills required of a knight while also receiving hands-on instruction on the core sword fighting moves every Knight must master. At the culmination of this experience, the King dubs all participants Knights of his realm.

For those making Medieval Times Chicago Castle their weekend birthday party celebration destination, Princess and Knight Training sessions are a no-cost bonus for young party guests attending the first show.

Children should arrive at least an hour and a half prior to the first show; reservations are not required or accepted for Princess and Knight Training sessions. Participation is on a first come basis for the first 100 children, who must be wearing closed toe and closed heel shoes to take part. Dates and times for both Princess and Knight Training are posted on the website at and are subject to change. It’s recommended to confirm training sessions by calling 1-888-WE-JOUST (888-935-6878) the week of the show date.  

After the special training sessions end, it’s time for the Medieval Times performance to begin. Audience members cheer for the brave Knights as they seek the title of Champion by competing with authentic weaponry and armor in medieval games of skill, jousting and sword fighting. Guests enjoy feasting on a four-course dinner fit for a king while watching the competition.

Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament is located at 2001 N. Roselle Rd., Schaumburg, IL. For more information or to purchase show tickets go online to or call 1-888-WE-JOUST (888-935-6878).

About Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament
Medieval Times Entertainment launched in Majorca, Spain, in 1973, and opened its first North American Castle in Kissimmee, Fla., in 1983. Now regarded as North America’s longest running and most popular dinner attraction, more than 50 million guests have experienced Medieval Times at Castles in Buena Park, Calif., Schaumburg, Ill., Hanover, Md., Lyndhurst, N.J., Myrtle Beach, S.C., Dallas, Atlanta, and Toronto, Ont., Canada.
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