Tournament of Kings Las Vegas Review (Medieval Family Fun)

Jeremy K.

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Jeremy K.

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Last updated on October 12, 2022

If you’re looking for a fun and action-packed show to take your family to, look no further than Tournament of Kings at the Excalibur Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. This Medieval-themed production is perfect for all ages and is sure to get your blood pumping. This Medieval-themed production was so much fun and kept us engaged from start to finish. The cast was excellent, and the stunts were absolutely incredible.

Here’s my review of the Tournament of Kings Las Vegas.

Tournament of Kings Review

Price: $75–85+

Location: Excalibur Resort & Casino

Summary: The Tournament of Kings Las Vegas is a great show for the whole family. You get to watch knights fight while you eat a medieval-style dinner. The food is average and there are no substitutions or options available. The experience is unique and fun, and it’s definitely worth checking out while in Las Vegas.

Tournament Of Kings Las Vegas

Editor’s Rating: 3.1/5

Pros


  • The action-packed show is great for kids
  • The Medieval theme is unlike anything else in Las Vegas that stands out from other family shows
  • You don’t have to worry about dinner before or after the show because it’s included in your ticket price

Cons


  • Don’t expect to be wowed by the meal, it’s a Medieval-themed meal without utensils
  • Drinks are expensive

The Tournament of Kings Las Vegas is a feast for the eyes, ears, and stomach! You will witness jousting, sword fights, and more at the family-friendly dinner and show at Excalibur Resort & Casino on the south end of the Las Vegas Strip.

You will cheer and jeer for your favorite knight as you are treated to an action-packed medieval show. The dinner includes Cornish hen, roasted potatoes, corn on the cob, apple square, and dinner roll. Be prepared to eat with your hands because utensils are not provided.

What To Expect At Tournament of Kings

Tournament of Kings Las Vegas Review
Tournament of Kings Las Vegas Review

Travel back in time to the medieval world of knights, horses, jousting, and Cornish hens! At the Tournament of Kings at Excalibur Resort & Casino, everyone will love the rowdy, thrilling, and delicious experience of dinner and a show.

While the knights are in the arena jousting to prove their worth, you’ll be living out your childhood dream of eating a multi-course meal with nothing but your hands.

That’s right, as you pull juicy pieces of Cornish hen off the bone, your eyes will be enthralled by the Tournament of Kings show down below. The Excalibur Tournament of Kings doesn’t stop at just jousting. The show takes audiences on the journey of a Prince trying to find his wife.

Tournament of Kings Las Vegas Review
The show features many horses and knights performing various stunts.

Along the way, there are beautifully choreographed dances, knight-worthy competitions, and a lot of laughs. This show is an updated version of “King Arthur’s Tournament” which ran for 9 years before the new and improved Tournament of Kings was brought to life.

Get your cheering voices ready, show up with an empty stomach, and get ready to have fun! Purchase your tickets now to reserve your spot!

Upon entrance to the arena, you’ll first enjoy an enticing medieval meal of Cornish hen, roasted potatoes, corn on the cobb, an apple square, and a dinner roll. Don’t spend too much time looking for your silverware because the only utensils allowed are your fingers! As guests work their way through the meal, the show will start. 

Tournament of Kings Las Vegas Review
The dinner plate includes a cornish game hen, roasted potatoes, corn on the cob, and a dinner roll.

During the show, you’ll meet different characters, witness the athleticism of 10 different horses, see titanium swords throw sparks as they clang together, and maybe even witness a marriage proposal.

The Tournament of Kings sees several real marriage proposals each year, so if you’re lucky you might be at one of the shows that are packed with even more romance!

The best part about the Excalibur Tournament of Kings is that the audience plays a critical role in the show. During the gladiator battles, jousting tournaments, horse races, and sword fights, you’ll need to cheer and boo loudly to make this show a hit.

Recap

The Tournament of Kings Las Vegas is a great show for the whole family. You get to watch knights fight while you eat a medieval-style dinner. The food is good, but there are no substitutions or options available. The experience is unique and fun, and it’s definitely worth checking out while in Las Vegas. If you’re looking for an exciting and different show to take your family to, buy tickets now!

Who We Recommend Tournament of Kings For…


Who We Wouldn’t Recommend Tournament of Kings For…


  • People who aren’t interested in medieval-era performances
  • Audiences without kids

Frequently Asked Questions

The tickets cost anywhere between $75 and $85. Standard tickets include dinner. On some occasions, there are general admission tickets without dinner available for $50. Children under three are free.

The Tournament of the Kings is a jousting and equestrian show that lasts 75 minutes. It tells the story of King Arthur and his knights and features knights in full armor jousting on horseback and other medieval-themed entertainment.

Tournament of Kings is a Las Vegas dinner show inspired by medieval England. The dinner show features jousting, horses, sword fights, and more. The dinner includes a Cornish game hen, roasted potatoes, corn, and a roll. Vegetarian options are available on request.

The food served at Tournament of Kings is a Cornish game hen, roasted potatoes, corn on the cob, and a dinner roll. The meal is fit for a king or a queen! Expect to use your hands as they keep it Medieval with no utensils.

The Tournament of Kings offers a full bar with cocktails, beer, and wine. Expect to spend $12 per beer and $18+ per cocktail. Guests must be 21 years or older to purchase and consume alcohol.