Medieval Times Georgia is an exciting, family-friendly dinner attraction inspired by medieval times, the 11th-century, to be precise.
During the two-hour experience, visitors witness authentic swords fights, jousting, and pure Spanish horses as you feast upon a four-course meal fit for the Royals.
Table of contents
- What to expect at Medieval Times Georgia
- How to reach Medieval Times Georgia
- Best time to visit Medieval Times Georgia
- How long does Medieval Times Georgia take
- Dinner menu at Medieval Times Georgia
- Medieval Times Georgia tickets
- Best seats at Medieval Times Georgia
- Torture Museum
- Medieval Times FAQs
What to expect at Medieval Times Georgia
At Medieval Times Georgia, which happens inside the King’s 11th century-style castle walls, an authentic Medieval-style tournament keeps you engaged.
During the tournament, you will cheer for one of six Knights competing in the joust and other skill tests, even as you eat a four-course banquet meal.
The experience also includes the Hall of Arms, which displays medieval artifacts and a Museum of Torture.
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How to reach Medieval Times Georgia
Medieval Times Georgia is at Sugarloaf Mills Mall, at A5900, Sugarloaf Parkway, 30043, Lawrenceville.
Visitors must enter the mall to get to the Castle entrance.
The venue for Medieval Times Georgia Dinner & Tournament is half a km (.3 mile) from Sugarloaf Mills At The Discount Tire Co, and you can walk the distance in 5 minutes.
From Breckinridge Blvd & Duluth Hwy bus stop, the tourist attraction is 1 km (.6 Miles).
Parking at Medieval Times Georgia
If you plan to drive to the Medieval Dinner and Tournament, fire up your Google Map and follow the directions.
Free parking is available at the Sugarloaf Mills Mall parking lot.
Best time to visit Medieval Times Georgia
It is best to be at the Medieval Times Castle 90 minutes before the showtime printed on your tickets.
Since the seats are first-come, first-served, arriving early helps you get the best seats.
Once you get your seats confirmed in the Hall of Arms, you spend time exploring the Museum of Torture, their Gift Shop, full-service bar, or Master Falconer and their birds of prey.
How long does Medieval Times Georgia take
The Medieval Times Georgia’s dinner and tournament show lasts two hours.
Besides the two hours of jousting, swordsmanship, thrilling hand-to-hand Knight combat, displays of horsemanship, falconry, etc., you need 90 minutes for pre-show activities.
In effect, visitors tend to spend approximately three and a half hours at Medieval Times Georgia.
Dinner menu at Medieval Times Georgia
At Georgia’s Medieval Times, visitors feast on garlic bread, tomato bisque soup, oven-roasted chicken, sweet buttered corn, herb-basted potatoes, dessert of the Castle, and coffee.
You can request vegetarian meals at the venue.
Vegetarian fare includes hummus, warm pita bread, carrot and celery sticks, three-bean stew with fire-roasted tomato and brown rice, fresh fruit, or Italian ice.
Food gets served as soon as you take your seat.
Since eating utensils didn’t exist in the 11th century, all guests must eat their food with their hands.
After the medieval dinner is over, you will get a hot towel to clean up.
Drinks at Medieval Times
Every guest gets two rounds of select non-alcoholic beverages. Beverage options are water, Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, juice, or tea.
A full-service bar serving a selection of alcoholic drinks is available for adult guests at additional cost.
Medieval Times Georgia tickets
Purchasing your tickets for Medieval Times online is a better experience for two reasons:
- You don’t wait in the ticket counter queue and waste your time and energy.
- The daily capacity is limited (only 1175 seats!), and tickets on-site are sold on a ‘first-come, first-served basis. Booking your tickets online (and in advance) ensures a guaranteed entry.
The tickets get emailed to you. On the day of the visit, you can Skip the line at the ticket counter and proceed directly to the check-in booth to scan your smartphone ticket.
What’s included in the ticket
- Two-hour medieval jousting tournament
- Live flight of the Royal Falcon
- Four-course meal
- Two rounds of select non-alcoholic beverages
- Access to the bar, gift shop, and Hall of Arms
Children under the age of three can enter for free as long as they sit on adults’ laps and eat from their plate.
Best seats at Medieval Times Georgia
The arena is relatively small, and there are no bad seats at Medieval Times Georgia dinner and tournament.
However, if you want to sit in the first two rows, ask for ‘Royalty Upgrade’ as soon as you reach the venue.
During the show, six knights perform, and each section of the stadium supports its own knight.
- The Black & White Knight
- The Green Knight
- The Yellow Knight
- The Red Knight
- The Red & Yellow Knight
- The Blue Knight
The center seats at the venue are in the Black and White and Red and Yellow sections.
Once you reach the venue, show the Medieval Times Georgia ticket you have bought and get your seats assigned.
Once you have your section and row number, there is no need to race into the arena to get your seats.
The section is the color on your seat assignment, and the number corresponds to the row within that section.
Each section has five rows, and each row has 17 seats, which get served on a ‘first come, first served’ basis.
However, it is typical for visitors coming in later to ask you to move to the end of the row – as it happens in church.
To get the best seats, reach the venue at least 60-90 minutes before the show.
Before the Medieval Times Tournament begins, visitors can visit the Dungeon Museum and explore the medieval torture devices.
Alongside the device, you also get to read how each of them was used for torture.
This museum is not included in the regular Medieval Times Georgia tickets and costs $2 per person.
Medieval Times FAQs
- Is it possible to enter Medieval Times Georgia for free?
Only kids under three years of age are allowed free entry, as long as they sit on adults’ laps and eat from their plate.
- What if I want my kid under three to have their own seat?
If you want your infant to have their own seat, you must purchase the child ticket.
- How are the food portions at Medieval Times Georgia?
The food portions at Medieval Times Georgia are huge, and if you plan to make your child sit on your lap and share food from your plate, it should be fine.
- What is the dress code for Medieval Times Georgia?
The dress code at Medieval Times Georgia is casual. Meaning, ‘whatever you would like — as long as it’s event appropriate.’
Casual wear includes jeans, sweaters, t-shirts, sneakers, etc., and usually excludes flip-flops, sweats or gym clothes, revealing clothes, stained clothes, graphic shirts with offensive statements, etc.
- Can everyone attend Medieval Times, Georgia?
Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament is a live horse show in an enclosed arena. Persons with respiratory conditions, allergies, or asthma attend at their own risk.
Medieval Times also uses stroboscopic and pyrotechnic effects.
- Can I take pictures and videos at Medieval Times?
Yes, you can take as many pictures and videos as you want at North America’s most popular dinner attraction.
However, if you want your photo taken with the King and Princess, you must pay an additional $20, which includes a hardcover frame.
- Can I get knighted at Medieval Times Georgia?
Yes, you can get knighted before the dinner and tournament starts.
For an additional cost of $25, you will get a knighthood, a photograph with the King, a scroll, and an announcement during the show.