It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year! “Tournament of Kings: ‘Twas the Knight”

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

“Tournament of Kings: ‘Twas the Knight”

Will Deck the Halls of Excalibur Hotel & Casino

November 21 – December 27

King Arthur cordially invites all to eat, drink and be merry this holiday season with the return of “Tournament of Kings: ‘Twas the KnightNovember 21 – December 27 inside Excalibur Hotel & Casino. Kings, queens, knights and maidens are encouraged to shout holly jolly “huzzahs” while cheering on their country’s hero in an epic battle for honor. The Tournament of Kings Arena will magically transform into a winter wonderland, enjoyable to all who joust in the medieval merriment during this limited engagement. 


Guests will indulge in a three-course holiday feast which, true to the time of Merlin, will be eaten sans utensils. The festive meal includes a rich Dragon’s Blood (tomato) Soup, fresh Cornish Game Hen, flavorful stuffing cake, tasty baked jeweled yams, freshly roasted broccoli trees and a decadent holiday apple strudel.  

Audiences will witness the mythical Merlin summon snowfall on the Kingdoms while listening to holiday-inspired music, poems and songs performed by the cast. “Tournament of Kings: ‘Twas the Knight” will feature magnificently designed holiday costumes, majestic banners, flags and a castle light that will illuminate the spirit of the holiday season upon the lands. The vignettes created for the holiday show include a specially choreographed ribbon dance, a skilled rider upon an Andalusian stallion and Santa Claus dropping in to wish all a good night. 

Performance Information

   •    Schedule: Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday at 5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Monday and Friday at 5:30 p.m. Alternative show dates are as follows:
o    Friday, Nov. 23:  5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.
o    Friday, Dec. 21:  5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.
o    Monday, Dec. 24:  5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.
o    Tuesday, Dec. 25 (Christmas):  5:30 p.m.
•    Price: Tickets are now on sale and start at $75.38 (including applicable taxes and fees). VIP packages also are available for $108.97.

VIP packages include early admission via an exclusive entrance, center arena seating, welcome announcement by Merlin, cast meet & greet, commemorative photo and souvenir. VIP holiday tickets are sold only at the Excalibur and Luxor Box Offices.

Guests also may purchase photos with Santa outside of the arena immediately following each show. 

General admission tickets are available at the Excalibur Box Office, online at, or by phone at (702) 597-7600. Nevada residents (with a valid I.D.) receive a $10 discount on admission. Children three years of age and younger are complimentary while sitting on an adult’s lap. 

At Excalibur Hotel & Casino, a myriad of entertainment, enjoyable food and comfortable accommodations make for an inviting atmosphere within the castle walls. Featuring the Tournament of Kings dinner show, the all-male revue Thunder From Down Under and the sounds of The Australian Bee Gees, Excalibur also offers dozens of restaurants, shops, a pool complex, a wedding chapel, The Spa at Excalibur and recently refreshed casino floor. Excalibur is owned by MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM). For more information and reservations, visit, call toll free at (800) 937-7777 or find us on Facebook and Twitter.

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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year! “Tournament of Kings: ‘Twas the Knight”
It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year! “Tournament of Kings: ‘Twas the Knight”