The European Medieval Festival takes place in Horsens, a Danish city known for its cultural events and cosy feel. Each year in August the former state prison opens its gates to a Medieval marketplace where the past unfolds of your eyes, enthralling all your senses in the process. Are you ready to witness a real life knight tournament? The European Medieval Festival in Horsens combines storytelling and educational experiences with fun festivities, evoking a sense of travelling back in time. Packed with stalls selling both food and handicraft from the past, music and theatre, craftsmen and knightly riders, this is a festival with authenticity at its core.