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Dates of Future Pennsic Wars

Pennsic Wars start at the end of July, and run for 17 days. The end date is the second full weekend in August.

Opening day of Pennsic may be as early as July 24 or as late as July 30.

(Historical Note: prior to 2007, Pennsic War used to begin and end one week later than it now does.)


For your planning convenience, the first table below lists the dates of future Pennsics through Pennsic 60.

Note: These dates may be subject to change. Changes are usually advertised well in advance.

The second table lists all possible starting and ending dates for Pennsic.

Modern
Year
SCA
Year
Pennsic War
Number
Troll Opens
(Friday)
Troll Closes
(Thursday)
Site Closes
(Sunday)
2016 51 PW 45 29-Jul 11-Aug 14-Aug
2017 52 PW 46 28-Jul 10-Aug 13-Aug
2018 53 PW 47 27-Jul 9-Aug 12-Aug
2019 54 PW 48 26-Jul 8-Aug 11-Aug
2020 55 PW 49 24-Jul 6-Aug 9-Aug
2021 56 PW 50 30-Jul 12-Aug 15-Aug
2022 57 PW 51 29-Jul 11-Aug 14-Aug
2023 58 PW 52 28-Jul 10-Aug 13-Aug
2024 59 PW 53 26-Jul 8-Aug 11-Aug
2025 60 PW 54 25-Jul 7-Aug 10-Aug
2026 61 PW 55 24-Jul 6-Aug 9-Aug
2027 62 PW 56 30-Jul 12-Aug 15-Aug
2028 63 PW 57 28-Jul 10-Aug 13-Aug
2029 64 PW 58 27-Jul 9-Aug 12-Aug
2030 65 PW 59 26-Jul 8-Aug 11-Aug
2031 66 PW 60 25-Jul 7-Aug 10-Aug

Start date (Friday) End date (Sunday)
24-Jul 9-Aug (earliest that Pennsic can start)
25-Jul 10-Aug
26-Jul 11-Aug
27-Jul 12-Aug
28-Jul 13-Aug
29-Jul 14-Aug
30-Jul 15-Aug (latest that Pennsic can start)

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