Kaup Viking Age Festival is a historical reconstruction of the early medieval settlement (craft and military life of the Vikings in the trading city of Kaup in the 8-11th centuries AD)

About 7,000 tourists and about 150 participants-reenactors (warriors, artisans, their families) from Russia, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Germany, Poland and Belarus annually come to the festival. Tourists are given a unique opportunity to touch the domestic, everyday and holiday life of the Vikings and Slavic tribes living in Sambia, the Baltic Sea and Eastern Europe, residents of Byzantium and France. All locations at the festival are interactive, everyone can learn how to weave, tack on fabric, forge iron products, prepare medieval food, make hunting and fishing accessories, pottery, and jewelry, pick up armor, weapons and learn how to use them.